John Gorman remembers a remarkable Cold War defence where Irish UN soldiers fought against the odds in the Congo
Veteran and poet Norman Lewis describes his harrowing tale of survival in both prose and verse
World War 2 veteran Garth Wright tells his dramatic story of escape during the Dunkirk ‘miracle’ in 1940
To mark the centenary of its foundation IWM London explores and explains the tragedy of the Syrian Civil War
The Tank Museum and World of Tanks present a new exhibition that unifies every Tank of the Tiger family
Liberal Democrat peer Paddy Ashdown discusses his military service and the importance of history in uncertain times
Word War II veteran Bob Hucklesby, Royal Engineers, describes his harrowing experiences as a POW in the Far East
Simon Weston discusses the Falklands War 35 years on, befriending his enemy and how care for ex-servicemen has developed
One of only two surviving Battle of Britain aces, Wing Commander Paul Farnes DFM remembers his Hurricane summer of 1940
Professor Mark Connelly of the University of Kent on how mines changed Britain’s fortunes on the Western Front
Theo Davies of the Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment recalls the bitter fighting in the winter of 1943
Meet two extraordinary veterans from Arnhem, fly in a WWII fighter jet, discover the truth about Edward I and witness the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
Uncover the dark truth about the famous Victorian conflict, meet El Cid and a 17th Century mercenary and enter Himmler’s Nazi Camelot.
Lawrence “Benny” Goodman attacked the Tirpitz, fought off German fighter aircraft and bombed Adolf Hitler’s Alpine retreat
Discover the full story of 617 Squadron, meet a Lancaster bomber pilot and Rommel’s driver, resist William the Conqueror and fight Napoleon to a standstill
In the wake of the Spanish Armada, Elizabeth I launched an expedition to wreak revenge on her Catholic foe
This month, discover the battles that shaped the Iron Duke, meet a Korean War veteran and steam into the history of a Victorian ironclad
Don your riding boots and take a tour of these glorious survivors from Alfred’s England
In a special 50-page centenary edition History of War remembers the battle that haunted the 20th century with exclusive interviews and in-depth articles.
Every king of Scotland called ‘James’ was doomed to a tragic life and often a sticky end, but with one notable exception.
In issue 29: explore the fall of Italy’s fascist leader, meet the forgotten winner of the “Second Agincourt”, travel through the desert with Lawrence of Arabia and discover the “sound of Vietnam”.
Queens University Belfast’s Dr Fearghal McGarry discusses Ireland’srising of 1916, its impact on Irish identity and why it was forgotten by Great Britain
Issue 28 explores the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Easter Rising, concludes a two part feature on the Battle of Verdun… and meets the Black Prince