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New ‘First to the Fastest’ Exhibition Opens at Brooklands

A new exhibition to commemorate the two pioneering Atlantic crossings by aircraft has opened at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey. The … Read More

Feature extract: Weapons of War

The Ordnance QF 3.7-inch HAA gun Richard Doherty charts the history of Britain’s premier anti-aircraft gun of World War Two.  Anti-aircraft … Read More

Special Open Weekend for Cosford

The RAF Museum Cosford is to celebrate UK Armed Forces Day with a weekend of special displays and events on June 29 and 30. The ‘Armed … Read More

Photo of the Week: Jet Provost Over Cranwell

This week’s photo is of BAC Jet Provost T.5A XW330 flying over the RAF College Cranwell in Lincolnshire circa 1989-1990. (Key … Read More

Wartime London Showcased in New Exhibition

Galerie Prints, in collaboration with AKG Archives, Getty Images Archive and London & Mirror Group Archives have opened a new free … Read More

Book Review: Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners

Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners, by Rupert Wieloch In 1917, as the Russian revolution forced a myriad of strident political ideology … Read More

Warspite: The Hard Knocks of War (1950 Footage)

This fascinating newsreel from British Pathé shows workers on the iconic British battleship HMS Warspite. The ship, beached near Marazion, … Read More

D-Day Display for Army Museum

The Chelsea-based National Army Museum has installed a Mark II Universal Carrier into its foyer area for the duration of the D-Day … Read More

Armed Forces Mark Anzac Day at Cenotaph Service

A service at the Cenotaph in London has marked Anzac Day, the annual day of remembrance for armed forces personnel from Australia and … Read More

Protector Home After Marathon Antarctic Deployment

The Royal Navy’s ice-breaker, HMS Protector, has returned to the UK following a four-year deployment. The red and white-hulled vessel … Read More


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