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News: RAF Casualty Records: The MOD Wants You!

Published 25 January 2017, 09:24

The Ministry of Defence seeks volunteers to assist in the preparation of World War Two RAF Casualty Packs for The National Archives.


News: Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II by Michael Ashcroft

Published 23 January 2017, 12:01

Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II is the new bravery book from Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC (Michael Ashcroft). It is the follow-up to his best-seller Victoria Cross Heroes, first published in November 2006.


News: Britain at War visits the Tank Museum

Published 16 January 2017, 11:39

Check out the highlights from our recent visit to The Tank Museum!


News: Golden Somme Storyteller

Published 20 December 2016, 09:38

Unique golden poppy pin tells the story of sacrifice made at the Somme


News: Artillery along the Somme - Effectiveness?

Published 24 November 2016, 12:51

One of the largest and bloodiest battles fought by the British Army, the Battle of the Somme eventually resulted in a hard-pressed victory of sorts. But, disasters were had, especially that first day. The key to the breakthrough General Sir Douglas Haig so desperately sought was the relentless bombardment of German lines, in the hope of clearing the front and facilitating success. This was not to be, and the battle developed into one of attrition, defined by a series of smaller battles over the following months. How effective was British artillery during the preliminary phase of the battle, and what led to the catastrophic losses of that dreadful first day?


News: Tiger Tank Variants to be United at The Tank Museum

Published 22 November 2016, 12:19

An new upcoming exhibition at The Tank Museum will showcase a rare gathering of 'Tiger' and 'King Tiger' variants.