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The RAF Eurofighter Typhoon and the Supermarine Spitfire will fly together for the first time at IWM Duxford to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Archaeologists working on Ministry of Defence land used by soldiers preparing for the Battle of the Somme say the camouflaged trenches would have originally been used during the First World War.
US General Douglas MacArthur used this pen to sign a formal surrender ceremony that, following Japan's surrender, effectively brought an end to World War II.
Scrapbooks compiled by an Edinburgh family during the First World War are being published online thanks to detective work by Edinburgh library staff.
North American B-25J Mitchell bomber repainted in colours of plane flown by Catch-22 author Joseph Heller
The Imperial War Museum's newly-repainted North American B-25J Mitchell now matches an aircraft flown in by the author when he was a bombardier with the 12th Air Force during World War II.
The battles and experiences of a Battle of Britain Spitfire ace are being recounted on a daily blog by the RAF Museum for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Finds Supervisor Sue Nelson, of Wessex Archaeology, on the remains of World War II mess kitchens found on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire.
A rare, restored Mark I Spitfire goes on show outside the Cabinet War Rooms in London's Whitehall this weekend ahead of its auction next week at Christie's in aid of charity.
Twelve newly commissioned portraits of D-Day veterans have gone on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, to mark the 71st anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy.
An ambitious proposal has been unveiled to turn the disused World War Two Red Sands offshore fort complex, off the Kent coast, into a hotel.