Jack Beckett

Jack Beckett

Jack Beckett has been editor of War History Online since 2012. Huge fan of war history and rural history and a motorbike rider.

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Articles by Jack Beckett:

“And so it had all come to this. Did all this happen only so that a gang of wretched criminals could lay hands on the…

  COMBINED OPERATIONS MEMORIAL The first stage of a memorial to WW2 Combined Operations has been completed at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire at…

The world’s first tank men are the subject of a new exhibition case now on display at The Tank Museum. Before the Tank Corps was…

Timeline WW2 with Dan Snow in association with British Pathe Timeline WW2, a definitive history of the Second World War for the iPad, brings to…

Preparations to make a selection of vehicles never before seen at TANKFEST are well underway. A further selection of `old favourites` will be complimented by…

Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, has many of the answers in the last of this four part series of…

The NEW mid-year show on April 1st 2012 for the Northern Military Expo team was a huge success,  the sell out show was the third…

The P-47 Thunderbolt, C or D model, is sunk in the waters near the town of Bastia, France. The unit is very close to the…

THESE DAYS, most serious militaria dealers have their own websites and use online marketplaces to sell their collector pieces. But is the online revolution in…

An outline list of Tank Museum vehicles set to take part in TANKFEST 2012 arena displays has been published. The list features Tiger 131, which…

Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, has many of the answers in part three this four part series of articles…

Despite the image of Boy scouts in baggy shorts and funny hats, or 1950’s happy campers, Hurricane and pressure Paraffin (Kerosene) lamps do have a…