Tag Archives: Jason Cobley

The June Winter

Issue Number: 5185

The marines of 3 Commando didn’t know what would kill them first: being blown apart by a landmine, shot down by an Argentinian sniper, or freezing to death in the icy southern winter. After entering a war on the other side of the world, many did not understand why Britain was fighting so hard to […]

Tunnels of Arras

Issue Number: 5117

By 1916, the Allies had taken a pounding at the battles of Verdun and the Somme. Desperate to avoid more unnecessary casualties, a decision was made to embark on one of the largest and most ambitious tunnelling works ever undertaken by the British Army in the First World War. New Zealand diggers, coal miners and […]