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Fury, which opens next month and will close the BFI's London Film Festival, will star a Tiger Tank and a Sherman, borrowed from the Tank Museum and filmed in Oxfordshire.
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum curator David Coxon on an unlikely souvenir purloined by children from a German Stuka dive bomber downed during the Battle of Britain.
Service personnel and archaeologists working on an innovative archaeology programme have unearthed the remains of a Messerschmitt Bf 110 at Lulworth in Dorset.
Vera - the Canadian Mynarski Memorial Lancaster bomber - has had to halt her British tour after performing a precautionary engine shutdown.
The Canadian and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Avro Lancaster bombers will be at The Duxford Air Show with a B-17 Flying Fortress on Sunday September 14.
A rarely-seen Matthew Smith portrait of Roald Dahl when he was a young RAF officer during the Second World War has gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery.
A Canadian Lancaster bomber is taking part in a six-week tour of the UK with the Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
First World War Centenary planners and English Heritage are asking the public to share their knowledge of some of the sites shown in Britain from Above's collection of 95,000 photos.
Imperial War Museum's new First World War gallery, which has reopened following a £40 million overhaul, is a major step forward in museum exhibitions, but what of the Second World War galleries?......
The sand artists who created a vast artwork remembering the dead on the beaches of Normandy have released a film about their project for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
The RAF Museum has lent the last remaining Hawker Typhoon of its kind – allowing Canadian visitors to see it exactly 70 years after the D-Day Normandy landings.
The D-Day Museum in Portsmouth has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a £4.1 million bid to completely transform the museum in time for D-Day 75.
The wider landscape of the Normandy beaches are the focus of a thoughtful display of photographs by Russell Squires at Fort Nelson marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
He landed in Normandy on June 6 1944. By June 9 he had buried the bodies of many of his comrades including that of the poet Keith Douglas. Discover the moving story of Captain Leslie Skinner at IWM......
DJ Yoda, a Silent Disco, knitting and ale made Museums at Night a memorable one at London's RAF Museum with headliners Public Service Broadcasting.