Guest Authors

War History Online welcomes many guest authors who share their knowledge of the history on our pages. We work with various museums, historical societies and media outlets around the world. If you are interested in working with us or have a great story, please get in touch.

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:

Flying Legends Air Show

Flying Legends – two words which instantly evoke the very best of classic aircraft displaying at Duxford in one of the world’s most celebrated air…

Top 5 Tips for Collecting War Medals

One of the most satisfying aspects of militaria collecting is to connect with history. War medals and awards remain the best way of doing this…

Continued insurance benefits for HMVF members through Footman James

Continued insurance benefits for Historic Military Vehicle Forum  members through Footman James  The HMVF is pleased to announce that it has renewed its arrangement with…

M201/MB Differences Part 2

M201/MB Differences Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, has many of the answers in part two of this four part…

Dodge – Flying Control Conversion

Flying Control Conversion Well known 8th USAAF historian and mv enthusiast, Steve A. Carr, likes to do something different and in this article Steve converts…

TONY BANNER took his Dodge WC to Normandy and puts Coulsdon on the map

Well I’ve been back quite a while now but the memories remain strong. Eighteen months of planning all done. What a trip, the weather was…

Flamming Panzer III

Flammpanzer III (SdKfz 141/3) Flamethrower system was located in the turret of the vehicle, a PzKpfw III Ausf M, along with a MG 34 coaxially,…

Aircraft First Aid Kits

These two First Aid Kits belonged to a B-17 from the 303rd Bomb Group. It was lost while climbing to altitude to join the formation…

M201/MB Differences

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