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The FINAL update of this website took place in
December 2013

The History of British Military Conflicts since 1945

Dedicated to the Men and Women who served in Forgotten conflicts

 India, Palestine, Malaya, Korea, Suez Canal Zone, Kenya, Cyprus, Suez 1956,  Borneo, Vietnam, Aden, Radfan, Oman, Dhofar, Northern Ireland, the Falklands War, the Gulf War, Bosnia, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Iraq and many more.

Most people have heard of Britain's involvement in military conflicts in the later half of this century, such as the Falklands War and the Gulf War. What the younger generation does not realize is that soldiers, sailors, and airmen from Britain and the Commonwealth have been fighting small wars to defend Britain's shrinking empire since the end of World War Two.

From the insect ridden jungles of Malaya to the frozen hills of Korea, in the back streets of Aden and Cyprus, from the African bush of Kenya to the rain soaked hills of the Falkland Islands, young National Servicemen and regular British soldiers have been defending the British empire and her allies for the last 58 years. This is their story.

This site was started in January 1999 and the Webmasters are constantly updating various chapters. If the campaign you served in is not listed within this web site, please e-mail us and tell us about it. Please note that NEGATIVE e-mails will be ignored. It is not our intention to ignore any military conflict since 1945, it just takes time to gather all the information and publish it. Please look to our SITREP section to see what we're going to publish soon.

This site will no longer be updated.

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Martin Spirit
James Paul

Co-written by
The late David Carter

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