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Second World War

New D-Day Exhibition at Bletchley Park

A major cinematic exhibition showcasing Bletchley Park’s involvement in D-Day opened at the Bedfordshire museum on 11 April. Called … Read More

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 Exhibition Marks RAC Formation

The Bovington-based Tank Museum has opened a new exhibition, Long After the Battle, to mark the 80th anniversary of the Royal Armoured … 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

Royal Sovereign Back from Russia (1949 Footage)

This interesting newsreel from British Pathé shows the Revenge-class battleship HMS Royal Sovereign returning to Britain on 4 February … Read More

London Museum to Explore Wartime Transport

The role of London’s transport assets during the world wars will be the subject of a gallery that is being transformed inside the … Read More

Fleet Air Arm Attacks Tirpitz (1944 Footage)

This newsreel from British Pathé shows the April 1944 Fleet Air Arm raid on the German battleship Tirpitz, known as Operation Tungsten. … Read More

‘Six in One Trip’, U-boat Hunters (1944 Footage)

This archive footage from British Pathé shows 2nd Escort Group entering Liverpool after period at sea. Led by Captain Frederic ‘Johnnie’ … Read More

Feature Extract: Weapons of War: Leander-class Cruiser

The first class of British light cruisers built under the terms of the 1930 London Conference, the Leander-class had a reputation for … 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

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