Military Times remembers the Battle of Turnham Green, the strategically significant English Civil War confrontation, which celebrates its anniversary this weekend. 11th November is traditionally associated with the Day of Armistice 1918, when the Great War finally ended, after five gruelling years of turmoil and suffering. When considering the huge-death toll and global devastation of […]
A series of German World War II propaganda leaflets have come light, after being put on sale by private collectors. It is likely that the leaflets, intended for British servicemen, were masterminded by the Nazi head of propaganda, Joseph Goebbels. They were dropped into occupied France following D-Day, June 1944. According to Richard Westwood-Brookes, of […]
The World War II airbase, RAF Lossiemouth, in Scotland, is facing closure in light of the recent Strategic Defence Security Review. Built between 1938 and 1939, No 15 Flying Training School began operating from Lossiemouth in April 1939. Originally housing Oxfords and Harvards, these made way to accommodate Bomber Command in April 1940, when No […]
Michael Seifert, a Nazi war criminal known as the ‘Beast of Bolzano’, has died aged 86 in an Italian hospital, where he was serving a life sentence. The Ukrainian-born Seifert became a Nazi prison guard following German occupation. After the war ended, he moved to Canada in 1951 to start anew, leaving his past behind. […]
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, soldiers on all sides put down their weapons, as Armistice was reached, effectively ending the First World War.
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Harriers are the subject of our latest image gallery by artist Mark Bromley. Originally commissioned for the Heritage collection at BAE Systems, these paintings are a tribute to the world famous jump jet.
The new exhibition by artist Jeremy Deller displays the mangled remains of a car driven on a suicide mission in Baghdad.