23 February 2021
Find out what's in April's issue of The Armourer
The Battle of Marston Moor – the pivotal battle in the north during the English Civil War that saw the Royalist forces trounced.
Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars – the firearms, bladed weapons and armour used by both sides.
Wellington’s heavy cavalry – the organisation and uniforms of the dragoons used on the 18th century battlefield.
Operation Deadlight – what became of the German U-boat fleet when WWII ended?
Thompson at 100 – the centenary of the iconic SMG sees and exploration of its development for use in clearing trenches.
WWI grenades – collecting the portable explosives used in WWI.
War Story: The story of a Private from the Shropshire Yeomanry who won a Victoria Cross in the deserts of Palestine during WWI.
Forgotten British Webbing – part three of the series moves on to the bizarre concept that was the 1940 Pattern Cavalry webbing.
Secret Nazi Project 5 – more tales from the archives now with the concept of blasting nets to clear minefields.
Siege of Seringapatam medal – one for collectors of all things East India Company as the siege of 1799 was rewarded with a very fine medal.
Photo inspector – more uniform examinations, this time with a religious flavour.