Latest Issue: July 2015
TRAWLER TRAGEDY – THE TRUTH?
Can the mystery of the fate of Grimsby based trawler Castleton be solved? Using recently discovered documents, author Bill Norman comes up with some answers.
WINTER IN THE TRENCHES
Agonising cold, ever looming death or injury, never ending mud and the signs of a new neurological disorder. Oral testimony brings to life the harrowing first winter of the Great War.
INTO THE CAULDRON
More first-hand accounts from the men of the South Nottinghamshire Hussars as they continue their struggle against German armoured forces in the North African desert.
DEATH OF AN AUSSIE ACE
Australia’s top scoring Battle of Britain ace. The fascinating story of Pat Hughes who rose from a category of ‘no outstanding qualities’ to ‘natural born good shot’.
Berlin was the once magnificent heartbeat of Nazi Germany. But in the months after VE-Day, it was a place of degradation and filth, as observed by one British lieutenant.
ATTACK ON THE CHANNEL ISLANDS
Small in scale, huge in meaning. The terrifying and deadly aerial blitz that shook the Channel Islands in June 1940 leaving the islanders under no illusions as to what was to come.
THE SHIP THAT SANK ITSELF
The unfortunate tale of a French destroyer and the devastating accident that brought about her untimely end off the coast of a Scottish town.
The little known story of the British effort to assist the French in the defence of the infamous Maginot Line as the Phoney War escalated into a very real war.
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IMAGE OF WAR
Spitfires and trucks being readied for 2nd Tactical Air Force.
FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY
Our month by month guide to the First World War reaches July 1915, a month which saw a terrifying new weapon and notable successes.
IMAGE OF WAR
Valentine I tanks of 6th Armoured Division on rail flat cars.
DATES THAT SHAPED WORLD WAR TWO
A new leader and a new era. The events of July 1945 examined.
GREAT WAR GALLANTRY
We continue our monthly look at some of the Great War’s bravest. Plus another Hero of The Month from Lord Ashcroft.
This month includes a Battle of Britain title and stories from wartime children.
THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN OBJECTS
A fascinating First World War poster and its golden tale.
The flurry of activity surrounding a small but significant warship.
The 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous castle detailed.
The ‘Little Ships’ return on the 75th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuations.
RAF Honour Battle of Britain VC.
Arrests made following illegal naval shipwreck salvage.