25 January 2022
Editor Duncan Evans talks through what you can come to expect from reading the March 2022 issue of The Armourer. On sale in most good newsagents 01.02.2022
Cover – Operation Anthropoid. The daring plan by the Czech government in exile to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, known as the Butcher of Prague and a key figure in implementing the Final Solution. Discover what happened and the appalling aftermath.
French TAP50 webbing – The Cold War accoutrements of the key NATO ally.
Soviet women in WWII – Fighting on the Home Front while working to keep industry moving.
Battle of New Orleans – The last action of the War of 1812 took places just outside the city. Here’s the action and the weapons used.
Empress of India medal – To commemorate becoming head of state for India, Queen Victoria had this medal issued.
German rifle grenades – Being able to fire grenades over No Man’s Land into enemy trenches paid off in WWI.
Operation Tiger – It was a practice for D-Day but everything that could go wrong did so.
Collecting the SOE and security services – Discover the collectable militaria from the secret agency and the German security services.
The Manstopper cartridge – The attempt by the British Army to make its bullets more lethal.
Volkskarabiner Steyr – The story of a last-ditch weapon and its rare variant.
Castles of the crusades – How the Crusades to reclaim the Holy Lands changed developments of fortifications in Europe.
MBG: The Nepalese Brunswick Rifles – The development of the weapons now on the market.
The Print Inspector – Taking a look at the uniform of Colonel Welbore Ellis Doyle Doyle of the 14th Regiment.