Guest Authors

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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:

Rare vehicles to run for the first time

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…

M201/MB Differences Final Part

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…

Northern Military Expo

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…

Remains of a P-47 in France

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…

Death of the Militaria Fair

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…

TANKFEST UPDATE – VEHICLES

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…

M201/MB Differences Part 3

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…

I have seen the light!

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…

Former BBMF Pilot Joins The People’s Mosquito Team

The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that former Battle of Britain Memorial Flight pilot Bill Ramsey has joined the project team. Bill will officially…

Flying really REALLY low! The beat up buzz men.

This video shows several low passes by a B-17 at RAF Bovingdon in England; it’s a capture from the movie “The War Lover.” The War…

Arnhem Part 1 – Battle for the Bridges

Arnhem Part 1 – Battle for the BridgesSeries Content The Market Garden Collection, in four full length DVDs, aims to cover the whole of this…

German Helmets The Normandy Campaign

In the first volume of this new series by Militaria Magazine, collectors will discover a new aspect of helmet camouflage, focusing on the spontaneous gesture…