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Cold War

Meet the Chieftain (1963 Footage)

In this newsreel from British Pathé, the FV4201 Chieftain is introduced in an upbeat preview of Britian’s then-newest tank. … Read More

Feature Extract: Westland Wessex in Profile

Felix Rowe takes a close look at a true Cold War icon – a hugely versatile Anti-Submarine Warfare and utility helicopter combat veteran, … Read More

Newark Vulcan to be Refurbished

Newark Air Museum has announced that its Avro Vulcan B.2, XM594, is to undergo painting and restorative works in the very near future. … Read More

Photo of the Week – Fairey Delta 2

This week’s photo features Fairey Delta 2 WG774. This supersonic research aircraft made its maiden flight with Peter Twiss at … Read More

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

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