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News: From the Archive: Bomb-bridge!

Published 28 October 2016, 17:04

An innovative (perhaps dangerous!) means of crossing flooded ground is the subject of this 'From the Archive' post.


News: From the Archive: Heathrow

Published 25 October 2016, 12:45

As the future of Heathrow is decided, Britain at War briefly looks back at the military origins of the iconic London airport and hub.


News: Historic Name for New Submarine Class

Published 21 October 2016, 16:11

An iconic and symbolic name has been resurrected for the lead boat and for the class of the United Kingdom's next-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines.


News: Have You Seen Our Latest Competition?

Published 20 October 2016, 17:14

We are currently running a competition to give away three copies of 'Stations of Coastal Command', an astounding history of the oft-overlooked RAF Coastal Command. All details, terms & conditions and how to enter as seen in the above image. Best of luck, and hurry!


News: 'Beached but Kept on Fighting' - Reader Letter

Published 19 October 2016, 15:16

An intriguing original photograph and question are the subject of this guest letter, sent in by a Britain at War reader.


News: The Story of the British Tank - Making Tracks Part V

Published 13 October 2016, 14:49

In part five of Britain at Wars Making Tracks our Assistant Editor looks at the development of the British tank between the wars, through the 1920s and in the early 1930s.


News: Newark Museum Remembers Winthorpe Crews

Published 11 October 2016, 16:40

Newark Air Museum has added new commemorative poppy display to their artefact display in the museum's Lancaster Corner, in Hangar 1.


News: The Story of the British Tank - Making Tracks Part IV

Published 6 October 2016, 15:51

Britain at Wars Making Tracks series continues marking the centenary of the tank in this fourth part, where our Assistant Editor looks at the Battles of Le Hamel and Amiens and the end of the Great War.


News: From the Archive: Deck Hockey

Published 3 October 2016, 11:38

Members of the Ship's Company of the County-class heavy cruiser HMS Kent unwind to a game of 'Deck Hockey' at the stern of the ship.