Decisive Defeat Under the Rising Sun
In our cover story, Professor Eric Grove analyses the battle which saw the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse as the British Empire began to fall to the seemingly unstoppable might of the Empire of The Rising Sun.

"No Currents to Trouble Him”
John Howell puts forward his case to debunk what he calls the infamous ‘Gallipoli current myth’ and sets out his views as to what really happened during the bloody landings at Anzac Cove.

Superhuman Bravery
Steve Snelling highlights a tale of extreme valour as an experienced commando battles to defy the odds in the ‘Greatest Raid of All’ at St Nazaire, seventy-five years ago this month.

Winged Chariot
In the second of our features on the St Nazaire raid, Peter Lush details the RAF contribution to the ambitious raid and explains why what is sometimes seen as the service’s perceived failure should actually be seen as a great success.

Lawrence of Arabia’s Bullet
Mark Khan analyses three landmark battlefield archaeological finds, including the supposed discovery of a bullet fired by Lawrence of Arabia, and shows how the conclusions originally asserted are not all they seem.

Reputations- General Sir Richard O’Connor; Part 2
In the second and final part of this Reputations feature, John Ash continues his analysis of General O’Connor, exploring why Britain’s premier corps commander could not replicate in Normandy his earlier outstanding desert escapades.


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