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“I Captured a U-Boat” – From the Air!

On its first war patrol, the German Type VIIC U-boat U-570 had been on its way to join the U-boat packs operating in the area of the … Read More

New Dunkirk Exhibition at Dover Castle

A new exhibition, Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk, has opened at Kent’s iconic Dover Castle, displaying some of the costumes … Read More

GAvA 2017 Exhibition

The Guild of Aviation Artists 2017 exhibition was officially opened by well-known pilot Desmond Penrose at the Mall Galleries, near … Read More

A Royal Change of Name – House of Windsor Centenary

On 17 July, 100 years ago, a proclamation by King George V stated: By the KING. A PROCLAMATION declaring that the Name of Windsor is … Read More

Over There!

The London English Song Festival returns to Wilton’s Music Hall from 18 to 20 July 2017 with Over There! This dramatic, staged … Read More

The Battle of Mandalay

The Battle of Mandalay in March 1945 was the final large-scale engagement in Burma. The commander of the 98th Brigade, which captured … Read More

Classic British Jets Return to UK Skies

Two of the earliest British-designed jet fighters have been confirmed for the flying display at Scampton Airshow thanks to the Norwegian … Read More

Raid on Amiens Prison – The Myth of the Mosquito

Group Captain Percy Charles Pickard DSO and Two Bars, DFC, led the famous raid by Mosquitos on Amiens prison in February 1944. He did … Read More

The Battle of the Irrawaddy Shore

In the first of a two-part article, John Grehan describes those remarkable few weeks in 1945 when the Fourteenth Army pushed the Japanese … Read More

Limited Edition Pin to Mark Passchendaele 100

This year marks 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium. Also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, it was one of the … Read More


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