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The Navigator

Bomber Command historian Steve Darlow has brought to our attention a quite unique, unusual, and powerful new piece of musical theatre … Read More

Ray’s Drift

The daring and costly assault on the beaches at the southern tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula began on 25 April 1915. Private Arthur … Read More

Sgt. Potter’s Day Out At Dunkirk

If you were watching TV last night, you may have seen Britain at War’s Editor, Andy Saunders, on BBC South East Today. He was … Read More

Lost Warriors: Seagrim and Pagani of Burma

This guest article was written by Philip Davies, author of ‘Lost Warriors: Seagrim and Pagani of Burma – the last great untold … Read More

Loch Doon Spitfire Restored

A Spitfire recovered from the murky depths of a Scottish loch has been restored to its former glory, 35 years since it was found, writes … Read More

Portsmouth Welcomes HMS Queen Elizabeth!

As the giant ship sailed past Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and the National Museum of the Royal Navy, there was one question … Read More

Brothers In Arms: Antony and Basil Fisher

My late father, Antony George Anson Fisher and his younger brother, Basil Mark, were born in 1915 and 1917 respectively, writes Mark … Read More

‘There’s a Messerschmitt in the Lavatory!’

Sometimes, we get the strangest calls to the offices of Britain at War and this week it was about a Messerschmitt 109 downed over Sussex … Read More

Veteran Returns to the Air in Spitfire

To mark his 95th birthday, Warrant Officer (Retd.) Peter Hale RAF has taken to the air in a Spitfire again – the first time he has … Read More

Passing ‘Hellfire Corner’

From the relative safety of the severely-damaged streets of the city of Ypres, the men of the BEF marched to the front line of the … Read More


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