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Polish Navy Grapples with Unexploded 12,000lb Tallboy

Preparatory work to widen and dredge the Piast Canal, Świnoujście has unearthed an unexploded Tallboy in northwest Poland. Workers … Read More

Feature Extract: Lancaster: World War Two’s Finest Bomber?

Was the Lancaster truly superior to all of its contemporaries? Felix Rowe compares the Avro to the other main attack aircraft types … Read More

French Tribute to Lancaster Crew

On July 28, 1944 the seven-strong crew of Lancaster JB701 EA-G lifted off from their base at Fiskerton, Lincolnshire. Aiming for targets … Read More

Win a Unique Chance to Control an Avro Lancaster!

The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre has just released the opportunity for a member of the public to win the chance to control … Read More

617 Squadron – From Lancaster to Lightning

One of the major highlights at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo came as the recently reformed 617 Squadron was celebrated … Read More

10 Ton Bomb Secrets Out (1945 Footage)

Newsreel footage (from British Pathé) showing the production, loading onto a Lancaster, and dropping of ’10 Ton Tess’, … Read More

‘My Dams Raid’ – Exclusive Interview with Dambuster ‘Johnny’ Johnson

In an exclusive interview with Britain at War earlier this year, the last British Dambuster, Squadron Leader George ‘Johnny’ Johnson, … Read More

The Navigator

Bomber Command historian Steve Darlow has brought to our attention a quite unique, unusual, and powerful new piece of musical theatre … Read More

From the Archive: Lancaster L7580 at Trafalgar Square

Photo of the week from the Britain at War archive. Avro Lancaster B.I L7580 ‘EM-O’ of 207 Squadron, on display in London’s … Read More

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