Category: ARTICLES

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This private tactical event was organised by Pete Skillman with help from Manny Trainor and Marc Almond and was set in the wonderful East sussex…

Two veterans, who survived in one of the deadliest commando units of World War Two, have died in their nineties with hours of each other.…

Captain Bobby Fachiri, who has died aged 92, won an MC serving with T-Force, an elite Army formation, in the final weeks of the Second…

Today marks the 30th anniversary since the start of the Falklands War. Services to remember those who died will be held in the UK and…

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War History Online was recently given access to Kevin Wheatcroft’s Schnellboot S130 restoration. The complete article can be accessed below by everybody and is a…

Keith

As we are always adding and refining details within our dioramas – Dale Davidson guides us through a ‘how to’ on camera boxes.

Keith

On February 6th 1945, CT16 relieved CT13 of the 8th division near the towns of Winden and Kleinhau on the banks of the Roer River

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Denmark is affected by antipersonnel mines left from World War II. In 1944, the entire Skallingen Peninsula in Jutland on the Danish west coast was…

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I followed down the hill across a stream and onto a steep hill. We came under heavy sniper fire.

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Well it was the first show of the season and we were lucky that it was just a cold day and that the bad weather held off.

Keith

Flanders fields today bears little sign of the four years of war that claimed so many thousands of lives and ravaged this small corner of the Western Front.

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It was 1915 when the World War I vessel HMS Hythe sank in Turkey while on operations.

And a letter recently uncovered by a historian, who stumbled across it in a militaria shop in Hastings, Sussex, details the bravery of the ship’s captain. The document describes how Capt Reggie Salomons, from Kent, died while trying to save his men.