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Events Guide

A promotion of some of the best events coming up over the next few months.

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Museum Guide

With hundreds of military museums in the UK alone, how do you know which one will best suit your interests? Here is a promotion of some of the best museums and exhibitions to visit this year.

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REVIEW: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight has conducted thousands of flypasts at events up and down the country, taking part in over 100 airshows per year. The Flight was formed in 1957 to commemorate the RAF’s defence of Britain against the Luftwaffe in 1940. It subsequently became a memorial to those who lost their lives […]

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Bullet fired by T E Lawrence found in the Arabian Desert

This Model 1911 Colt Automatic bullet, found by archaeologists at the Hallat Ammar Ambush site in 2012, was almost certainly fired by T E Lawrence himself. The bullet, along with other archaeological evidence unearthed during ten years of fieldwork, indicates how reliable his account of the Arab Revolt in Seven Pillars of Wisdom is.

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Renaissance galleys

The galleys were the most effective vessel in Mediterranean naval warfare during the 16th century. This was the Indian summer of an ancient warship that gave primacy to oars over sails and, in a Renaissance context, a level cannon-bearing platform over a rounded keel – thus, in effect, turning sea battles into land battles. The […]

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The Ethics of Battlefield Archaeology

A controversial amateur archaeology programme has aired on Channel 5, despite widespread condemnation from archaeologists, academics, and heritage professionals across the UK and abroad. Battlefield Recovery, produced by London-based ClearStory Ltd, features four self-styled ‘diggers’: British metal-detectorists Steven Taylor, Kris Rodgers, and Adrian Kostromski, and American dealer in Nazi memorabilia Craig Gottlieb. The series is a repackaged version of Nazi War Diggers, which the National Geographic Channel planned […]

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Museum Guide

With hundreds of military museums in the UK alone, how do you know which one will best suit your interests? Here, is a promotion of some of the best museums and exhibitions to visit this year.

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Nick Danziger: Eleven Women Facing War

This is the first UK showing of Nick Danziger’s Eleven Women Facing War, a powerful exhibition about gender and conflict in the 21st century. On display at IWM London, Danziger’s photographs capture the agonies and ambitions of eleven women living in modern-day conflict zones. Having been commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross […]

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Events Guide

A promotion of some of the best events coming up over the next few months.