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Cold War

Feature Extract: Royal Navy Submarines

Keeping A Relentless Watch As the 50th anniversary of Britain’s continuous-at-sea nuclear deterrence effort – Operation Relentless … Read More

Photo of the Week

Type 42 destroyer HMS Exeter of the Royal Navy.  Launched on 25 April 1978, Exeter was commissioned in September 1980, and fought … Read More

Tornado Farewell – GR.4 Gate Guard for Honington

Tornado GR.4 ZG752 will go to RAF Honington, to be displayed as a gate guard, Britain at War magazine can reveal. Speaking at a media … Read More

RAF Gets Another New Fighter (1956 Footage)

This week’s newsreel from British Pathé introduces the Gloster Javelin FAW.1, one of several new fighter aircraft to enter service … Read More

The West Tests Its Defences (Op. Broadside – 1950 Footage)

In this newsreel from British Pathé, the tanks of 7th Armoured Division are locked in battle with the forces of ‘Northland’, during … Read More

Phantoms on HMS Eagle (1969)

In this week’s newsreel from British Pathé, the Phantoms of 700P Naval Air Squadron conduct at sea trials from HMS Eagle. While … Read More

56 Squadron Lightning Aerobatics (1963 Footage)

The much-loved Lightning is the star of this week’s newsreel from British Pathé, as 56 Squadron RAF pilots fly the type in a … Read More

Famous RAF Squadron Revived

One of the RAF’s longest-serving historic squadrons is to be reformed, the force has announced. With an increased demand for … Read More

Victors on Quick Reaction Alert (1965 Footage)

Victor B.2s based at RAF Wittering are the stars of this British Pathé newsreel, as the camera lifts the lid on a practice Quick Reaction … Read More

Chipmunks Over Olympus

The diminutive de Havilland Chipmunk is well known as a primary trainer but was also briefly used on anti-terrorist operations during … Read More

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