Latest Issue: August 2015 - 100th EDITION
A PLUCKY CHAP
A sad, thought provoking and warming tale of respect for ones enemies is related by Robin Schäfer.
TALLBOY TAKES ON THE V-WEAPONS
Better known for the legendary Dams Raid, John Nichol tells the story of what the RAF’s elite 617 Squadron did next.
DISASTER IN THE DARDANELLES
Once mighty battleships are humbled by a new technology. Martin Mace describes the sinking of the unsuspecting HMS Majestic.
THE RELUCTANT HERO
Steve Snelling presents the story of Lewis Evans, Wales’ most decorated, and most modest, soldier of the First World War.
INSIDE THE AVALANCHE – SALERNO
Using first-hand interviews from the men of the 16th Durham Light Infantry, Peter Hart reveals what it was like to be in the forefront of action when the Allies landed at Salerno in September 1943.
A FEW NEAR MISSES
In a special feature, Lord Ashcroft interviews a commando turned Spitfire pilot turned escapee, thrice decorated veteran Eric Garland.
PRISONERS AMONGST ‘THE FEW’
As the Battle of Britain rages over the Channel, Chris Goss tells how some of the pilots fighting for Britain would end up as POWs.
Our Editor details the fate of HMS Borealis and the innovative countermeasure that failed Convoy Peewit.
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FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY
August 1915 in our monthly guide to the First World War. August would see a busy month in the war at sea, a widening of the war’s global campaigns and a calm before the storm on the Western Front.
Includes a new title on the Ghurkhas, the story of a British family trapped in France and an enduring inter-service rivalry.
DATES THAT SHAPED WORLD WAR TWO
Victory! The war is over! August and September 1945 in the spotlight in our last look at the key events of the Second World War.
GREAT WAR GALLANTRY
More tales of valour from the Great War in our monthly series, including another Hero of the Month from Lord Ashcroft.
THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN OBJECTS
Featuring the Nordenfelt Gun, a relic of the Gallipoli campaign.