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Second World War

Lost British Submarine Discovered Off Malta

A British submarine that went missing 77 years ago has been found, the Ministry of Defence confirms. HMS Urge departed Malta for Alexandria, … Read More

Royal Marines Revive Unit Name

A name synonymous with some of the Royal Marine’s most prolific actions has been revived as part of a raft of changes intended to … Read More

War-winning Admiral Remembered with New Statue

A statue dedicated to one of Britain’s most important naval heroes has been unveiled today (25 October) on Anglesey. The statue … Read More

Salisbury Secret Spitfire Memorial Seeks Funds

A campaign to raise funds for a new Spitfire memorial in Salisbury, Wiltshire, was launched in the city’s cathedral on 15 October. … Read More

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

CWGC Restores Commonwealth War Graves at Historic Iraq Site

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has restored the graves of hundreds of British and Commonwealth service personnel buried … Read More

Wartime Tragedy Marked at RAF Odiham

A memorial dedicated to eight RAF airmen killed in a mid-air collision during the Second World War has been unveiled at RAF Odiham. … 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

New Wartime ‘Hidden London’ Exhibition Revealed

A new exhibition that will give visitors the chance to experience part of an ‘abandoned’ London tube station is set to open at … Read More

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