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WWI lucky penny reunites family
A penny that saved a British soldier’s life in the First World War has just been bought by his grandson for £5,445.
WWII Great Escape Remembered after 75 yea
Seventy Six RAF and allied airmen made a break for freedom from a prisoner of war camp in one of the largest escape operations of WWII.
Soldiers' missing gravestones finally set
Soldiers’ headstones from WWI which were removed are being returned to their resting place.
WWII Spitfire pilot to get military funer
A young war hero who was killed when his Spitfire was shot down is to finally be laid to rest 74 years later after archaeologists discovered his body.
Record-breaking Marine receives surprise
A former Royal Marine received a surprise call from Prince Harry congratulating him on his world-record-breaking transatlantic row.
Spitfire fly-past tribute to WWII hero
The son of a former WWII RAF engineer has planned a Spitfire fly-past in memory of his father.
Royal Marines in another successful drugs
Royal Marines have seized more than 2,500 kg of cannabis in another successful drugs haul on HMS Dragon.
Navy divers detonate wartime bombs in Wal
Divers from the Royal Navy have safely detonated a number of wartime bombs, shells and flares.
Great Escape veteran dies aged 101
One of the last veterans of World War Two's Great Escape has died at the age of 101 - just days before the 75th anniversary of the audacious getaway.
Lucky Penny that saved WWI Soldiers life
A lucky penny that saved a First World War soldier's life when it deflected a bullet from inside his breast pocket has been discovered more than 100 y...
Amputee Marine Lee Spencer breaks Atlanti
A former Royal Marine who lost his leg in an accident has completed the fastest unsupported solo row across the Atlantic.