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Royal Navy

Historic Naval Air Squadron Reformed After 60 Years

A historic Fleet Air Arm squadron was this week reformed to test the latest weapons and sensors. First established in 1943, the reformed … Read More

Maintaining Tradition: The Evacuation of Crete

As Axis forces fell from the Cretan skies and emerged from the Aegean, a battered and weary Anglo-Commonwealth force could only hold … Read More

D-Day LCT’s Future Secured

Plans to land a 200-foot long landing craft tank – the last known remaining D-Day landing craft – on Southsea beach towards … Read More

Photo of the Week from Britain at War!

It’s photo of the week time from Britain at War. Our archive image for late October is of the aircraft carrier HMS Courageous. … Read More

British Government Pledges Warship Wreck Looting Probe

Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has demanded an immediate investigation into fresh allegations of illegal salvage from Royal Navy … Read More

Volunteers Sought to Aid Dunkirk Ship

The venerable paddle steamer, PS Medway Queen, is perhaps best remembered for the part she played during the evacuation of British … Read More

Convoy to Russia (1942 Footage)

This footage from British Pathé shows one of the 78 convoys to sail to and from the Soviet ports between August 1941 and May 1945. … Read More

‘With Only Inches to Spare’: HMS Hood (1924 Footage)

This incredible footage from British Pathé (no sound) shows the battlecruiser HMS Hood as she passes through the Panama Canal. The … Read More

HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails for F-35 Trials

The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, left her home port, Portsmouth, last weekend for exercises in the … Read More

RFA Tideforce Arrives in Falmouth

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) newest replenishment tanker, the fourth and final of the Tide-class vessels, arrived in Falmouth … Read More


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