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RAF

This is an interview with Ken Duddell, he was a flight engineer on the Lancaster bombers flying out of RAF Elsham Wold during World...

Images Used (Clockwise from top left): (1) First true bombs were dropped in autumn 1912 on a Turkish railway station from an Albatros F-2...
Missing RAF Air Crew

A new search has been instigated by the families of missing RAF air crew members whose plane crashed in northern Germany during World War...

Captain Eric Brown has cemented his place in history since he has flown more planes than anyone else can count. What’s more is that...

 Images Used (From Left): (1) Alfred ‘Ken’ Gatward, the daring RAF pilot (2) Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert de la Ferté who devised...
Cold War missile

A Cold War missile and its launcher have been installed at the Hayward Gallery in central London as part of a new exhibition called...
REUNION OF GIANTS

REUNION OF GIANTSIt has been 50 years since two Avro Lancaster bombers flew side by side. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Avro Lancaster, VeRA,...

One of only two remaining Vickers Wellington long-range bombers that flew during World War Two is being restored to its former, original glory. A...
SCAPEGOAT

The loss of Britain’s imperial possessions in the Far East at the end of 1941 and in to the next year was nothing less...

Spitfires, of course, were of prime importance in WWII and especially the Battle of Britain… but really I’m not much of a military historian,...