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News: New project for Airfix

Published 29 July 2015, 10:30

Airfix.com have announced an exciting new project - KitStarter.

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News: The War is Over! Peace in our Time!

Published 23 June 2015, 11:32

Yes it’s true – after 33 years, this year’s War and Peace at Folkestone Racecourse will be the last one ever!

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News: Back to the beaches – Dunkirk Evacuation 75th anniversary commemorations

By Debra Hagger on 1 June 2015, 09:06

The War and Peace Display Team, part of Rex Cadman’s War and Peace brand, was proud to be invited to take part in the recent Dunkirk Evacuation 75th anniversary commemorations, providing military vehicles for the five-days of the event.

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News: HRH the Duke of Kent to open Tank Factory Exhibition

Published 23 March 2015, 10:23

Royal Patron to cut the ribbon with WW2 factory worker on 26th March

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News: Newark Air Museum Appeal - Tribute to the V-Force 2014

By Glenn Sands on 21 January 2014, 14:18

Later this year the Newark Air Museum is hosting its fourth (4th) Tribute to the V-Force event, which is taking place on Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 May, 2014.

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News: Can you help decipher Kamikaze insignia?

By Glenn Sands on 11 December 2013, 11:18

A rare Japanese kamikaze aircraft, an Ohka 2, which has been hanging from the rafters of the Fleet Air Arm Museum for over 30 years, has been removed in preparation for a new display to commemorate the War in the Pacific.

Now available for closer inspection, it has revealed some intriguing markings which the Museum are seeking help in translating.

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News: THE STORY OF A GEORGE CROSS HERO IS REVEALED

By Martin Mace on 29 August 2013, 08:38

The actions of Lance Corporal Matthew Croucher, who was awarded the George Cross for his actions in Afghanistan, are examined by Lord Ashcroft in the latest feature in his series.

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News: THUMPER III NOSE ART PRESENTATION

By Martin Mace on 29 August 2013, 08:31

During The War And Peace Revival, which took place between 17 and 21 July 2013 at Folkestone Racecourse, the Britain at War Magazine team took the opportunity to make a presentation of a replica nose art panel to Wing Commander John Bell DFC. The nose art was produced especially for the event by Farlam Airframes, whose exceptionally well researched and finished panels are pieces of art to be hung in your office, study or home.

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News: TALBOT HOUSE OFFER REWARD FOR LOST ‘ROBIN’

By Martin Mace on 29 August 2013, 08:24

In December 1915 two British army chaplains – the Reverends Phillip “Tubby” Clayton and Neville Talbot – opened a soldiers’ rest and recreation centre, named Talbot House, in Poperinge (or “Pops”, as the soldiers called it), near Ypres. Now the hunt is on to locate a missing artefact from its past.

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News: GATEWAY TO CHURCHILL’S SECRET ARMY REMEBERED

By Martin Mace on 29 August 2013, 08:19

During the dark days of 1940, with the threat of a German hanging over the UK, a secret resistance force was being set up across the country. Scores of volunteers who were engaged in reserved occupations were being asked to undertake what amounted to a suicide mission in the event of an invasion. It is difficult to imagine what role the sleepy market town of Highworth and its postmistress, Mabel Stranks, could have played in this drama but over the last few years their considerable significance has been revealed, and now a new panel has been placed at the former post office in Highworth commemorating their part.

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