Links

Useful website links for the military history enthusiast.


General Interest

Osprey Custom Publishing
Dedicated to high-quality publishing for a broad range of organisations, from museums and other visitor attractions, to schools, universities, businesses and charities.

Museums

Cold War Museum
A charitable organization dedicated to education, preservation, and research on the global, ideological, and political confrontations between East and West from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Imperial War Museum
The IWM is a multi-branched national museum of war.

National Army Museum
The NAM presents the history of Britain's armies throughout the ages.

National Maritime Museum
The National Maritime Museum comprises three sites: the Maritime Galleries, the Royal Observatory and the Queen's House.

Royal Air Force Museum
The RAF Museum is one of the greatest aviation museums and provides a unique visual history of the key aviation events in British history.

Royal Marines Museum
The RMM provides a fascinating insight into the history of the Royal Marines.

Royal Naval Museum
The RNM at Portsmouth is dedicated to preserving and displaying the historical heritage of the Royal Navy.

The Tank Museum
The Tank Museum at Bovington holds the world's largest collection of tanks and armoured fighting vehicles.

Stavka
Specialist image archive of modern Russian and Eastern European conflicts (1900-1945)

Magazines

History Today
History Today is perhaps the world's oldest history magazine, publishing news and essays on all aspects of history.

BBC History Magazine
BBC History Magazine is a magazine devoted to history enthusiasts.

Military Illustrated
Military Illustrated is a leading military history monthly.

Britain At War Magazine
Britain at War Magazine is dedicated to the history of Britain at War throughout the ages.

Soldier Magazine
Soldier is the official magazine of the British Army.

FlyPast
An aviation monthly dedicated to the history of aviation for enthusiasts.

Aeroplane Monthly
A monthly aviation magazine dedicated to history in the air, with news, articles and reviews.

Aviation News
An aviation magazine dedicated to aviation enthusiasts.

Fighting High
An e-zine devoted to all aviation enthuasiasts.

Dugout WWI
A free World War I history magazine

Booksellers

Helion
Helion & Company are booksellers of military history, manufacturers of wargames figures

Presents for Men

Selling gifts, gadgets and accessories, as well as our Para Fitness flick book

Military organisations

Military Schools
Offering you a wide array of information about military schools, military safety and military knowledge.

Miltary History by period


Ancient World

Ancient Greek Military Technology
This is a website dedicated to ancient Greek military technology.

Eastern Warfare

Samarai Archive History
The Samurai Archives History Page is an in-depth research page on Japanese Samurai History, with details of the samurai warriors and battles of Japanese armies.

Medieval World

Medieval Sourcebook
A comprehensive medieval history sourcebook.

16th Century

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Site of the Mary Rose, the only 16th Century Warship on display

Napoleonic

Napoleon Series
NapoleonSeries.org is dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Napoleonic Era, and the French Revolution. This site provides access to contemporary documents, and serves as a vehicle for amateur and professional historians to share their work. Many who have contributed articles are regulars in the Discussion Forum.

Front Rank Miniatures
Producer of 28mm Napoleonic Miniatures

American Civil War

Civil War Artillery
This site is dedicated to the varieties of projectiles and cannon used by the Confederate and Federal forces during the American Civil War. It includes hundreds of photographs of Civil War Artillery.

Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War
A comprehensive website with an excellent collection of original source material.

World War 1

Trenches on the web
A history of the Great War of 1914 to 1918. It contains various articles and features from authors around the world.

World War 2

German-helmets.com
The online guide to World War II German helmets.

WWII Impressions
The ultimate site for buying WWII weapons, equipment and uniforms.

Classic Warbirds
Profiling aircraft of World War 2 from legendary fighters like the Spitfire and P-51 Mustang to iconic bombers including the Lancaster and B-17 Flying Fortress. Classic Warbirds features details on many American and British aircraft of World War 2.


Vietnam War

The Vietnam War
The ultimate resource for the Vietnam war

The Boys of '67
The history of Charlie Company at war

Modern Warfare

Britain's Small Wars
Malaya, Kenya, Korea, Aden, Cyprus and many more – this website tells the story of Britain’s little known military conflicts since 1945. It is updated regularly and is well written.

Aviation

Hyperscale
HyperScale is an online magazine for aircraft and armour modellers. This well designed website includes a model gallery, articles, reviews, discussion forums, a reference library and traders gallery.

Hobby Sites

Modelling

Battle Scene Productions
BSP creates some of the most exciting and realistic promotional dioramas in the industry for toy soldier manufacturers and dealers.

Toy Soldier Online Gallery
One of the best sites around for toy soldiers and model figures with plenty of pictures and links

Red Skorpio
Plastic toy soldiers, Britains recast and DSG, collectibles and historically accurate flags.

Play Set Magazine
Covering the new and reissued sets as well as from Classic Toy Soldiers, Ron Barzso, Conte Collectibles and many others.

World of Model Soldiers
Lead and Plastic Soldiers, Books, Militaria, Badges, Meadls, Magazines and Postcards

Figarti
Figarti recreate history in the form of 54mm & 60mm metal toy soldiers and in so doing captivate the public with historically accurate, realistic looking and very detailed military figurines.

Always Model
Modelling website selling figures and armour model kits

Second To None Models
Small family company formed after many years of interest in military history and model making

Re-enactment

The Quartermaster Shop
Known for quality historical men's military uniforms and civilian clothing reproductions since 1975

Pirates-Cave
Pirate, Dark Wear/Gothic, Steampunk, Baroque, Renaissance, Fantasy, LARP, Theatre, Musketeer, Movie and Medieval clothing, leather accessories, hats, replica weaponry, jewellery, fancy dress, toys, decorations and accessories.

WWII Impressions
Specializing in US Military Uniforms, Equipment, and Footwear American-made to WWII era military specifications.

The Green Devils of Carentan
They portray a late war impression of the ground role that the Fallschirmjager undertook. From Normandy through to Holland and early 1945

The Jelling Dragon
In the Jelling Dragon online re-enactment store you can buy Viking crafts, battle ready weapons, costume accessories, living history supplies, banquet supplies and museum replicas from Viking and early Medieval times.

UK Homefront
A group of re-enacttors who portray the homefront during Britain's finest hour.

Red Troop
A tribute to 22 Special Air Service Regiment

Autumn 44
Living history group honouring the men of 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment

The Medieval Combat Society
The Medieval Combat Society (MCS) is a medieval reenactment group

Wargaming

Peter Shulman's War
Peter's War is the story of an outdoor war game that artist Peter Shulman has been playing for more than forty years.

Tradition of London - Toy Soldiers
A large collection of toy model soldiers for sale.

Militaria and Medals

Duchemins
Duchemins offer a variety of products and services,combined with exceptional customer service and exstensive military knowledge.

Military Consultancy

Nigel Thomas Associates
Nigel Thomas Associates provide specialist services to Business, the Media and military enthusiasts.

 

Veteran Advice 

Job-Applications.com

#1 Online US Job Application Form Resource Site. Job application advice for those looking to join the military or who are leaving it and rejoining the civilain job market.

VA Mortgage Loans

This guide will help US veterans and active military to understand the benefits of, types of, and eligibility requirements for VA Loans.

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

The Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created to provide information and assistance to veterans regarding treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits for veterans suffering from asbestos illnesses.

US Veteran Support for Mesothelioma

Members of the U.S. Armed Services have not only dedicated their lives to their country, but they are also unfortunately the most common victims of Mesothelioma due to their increased risk of exposure to asbestos.

Mesothelioma Group

There are some branches of the military, like the Navy, that endured more exposure than others. Even so, all veterans should understand how they may have come into contact with asbestos during active duty.

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