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In the Arms of the Angels

One of the most enduring myths of the First World War is that of the heavenly figures who appeared during the retreat from Mons. Taking … Read More

Against the Flow: The Dorsetshire Regiment at Oosterbeek

On the night of September 26/27 1944, the remnants of the British 1st Airborne Division slipped across the Rhine to safety. What has … Read More

Vulcan open day at Southend

The Vulcan Restoration Trust (VRT) is due to hold a ‘Visit the Vulcan’ open day event at London Southend Airport on Sunday 23 April, … Read More

The ‘Father of the RAF’

Britain at War looks at the career of Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, the first Chief of the Air Staff and the Father … Read More

Tiger Veterans Speak Ahead of Exhibition

Surviving Germans who fought in legendary Tiger Tanks have spoken ahead of an exhibition that, for the first time in history, brings … Read More

Occupation: Did German Commandos Strike RAF Ventnor?

Britain at War explores how commando forces might have helped facilitate a successful German invasion and how, it is alleged, one such … Read More

Captured Tricolour Ensign of Le Généreux to be Displayed

A French ensign captured in 1800 is to be displayed in Norfolk for the first time in more than a century. Captured by the Royal Navy … Read More

Occupation: Great Britain’s Most Wanted!

As the BBC airs the alternate history drama ‘SS-GB’, our assistant editor analyses the terrifying ‘Hitler’s … Read More

Vimy Ridge Centenary – Odyssée de la Culture

Britain at War contributor Alex Bowers explores an upcoming event marking the centenary and significance of Vimy Ridge, an inspirational … Read More

Reuniting WW2 Photos with Families – Can You Help?

Last year, Matthew Smaldon purchased a collection of historic photographs. An usual discovery soon began his quest to return these … Read More


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