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RAF Marks Centenary of Aeromedical Evacuation

Today, the RAF boasts an effective medical evacuation capability. Medical Emergency Response Teams fly armed Chinooks, with force protection … Read More

“I Torpedoed the Lützow”

The lead ship of her class, the heavy cruiser Deutschland was laid down at the Deutsche Werke shipyard in Kiel in February 1929. Launched … Read More

Classic Photo for Today

Classic photo of the day from the Britain at War archives! A fine shot of a pair of English Electric Lightning F-6 jets (XR723 and … Read More

The Canadians Who Fought at Arnhem

This guest feature was posted here with the kind permission of Paul Reed, editor of World At War.   The Battle for Arnhem in September … Read More

From the Britain at War Archives

Historic Loco Nameplate Given New Home

A unique piece of history will shortly be unveiled at the Battle of Britain Memorial in Kent following the presentation of the original … Read More

Hunter T7 moves to Newark Air Museum

The aircraft inventory at Newark Air Museum was expanded by one on Wednesday 3rd May, 2017 when Hawker Hunter T7, XX467 joined the … Read More

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

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