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Worker’s Weekend – Wellington LN514

Last month, we shared British Pathé newsreel footage showing Wellington bombers training with torpedoes, and we alluded to it being … Read More

New Role for the Wellington (1943 Footage)

This British Pathé newsreel shows a flight of Wellingtons – nicknamed the ‘Wimpy’, after a Popeye character  – … Read More

Museum Appeals for Veterans

Newark Air Museum is keen to hear from any personnel who have served in the RAF or the Royal Navy on the Harrier, Sea Harrier and Canberra. … 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

Ship Chartered in Official Normandy 75 Plans

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has announced plans to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings later this year. Speaking … 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

Flight Lieutenant William Hughes DFC – One of ‘The Few’

We are sad to report the death of Battle of Britain air gunner and wireless operator Flt Lt William Robert Kent Hughes DFC on 3 December, … Read More

Hawker Typhoon Returns to Hendon Museum

Hawker Typhoon IB MN235 has returned to the RAF Museum at Hendon, after being away on loan for over four years. The important airframe … Read More

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Operation Fork: The Occupation of Iceland

A largely forgotten chapter of the Second World War was the occupation of neutral Iceland by British forces in 1940. Alex Bowers looks … Read More

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