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After The Battle Magazine

4 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $7.00 per issue For over 40 years, After the Battle has been presenting the history of the world's conflicts through 'then and now' comparison photographs. From the Zulu wars, through the First and Second World Wars; to the Falklands, all are researched on the actual battlefield to show how they appear today.

Our quarterly magazine concentrates on the Second World War, the comparison photographs adding a new dimension to recent history. As well as major battles, local actions are explored and other features include the recovery of aircraft and vehicles on land and sea, the making of war films and the preservation of military artefacts.

Published quarterly on the 15th of February, May, August and November, each issue contains 56 pages of text, uncluttered by advertisements, with an average of over 150 photographs.

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After The Battle  |  Issue186  


OSS BEHIND THE LINES IN GREECE — In the summer of 1944, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) sent eight so-called Operational Groups into Axis-occupied Greece. Operational Groups (OGs) were teams of uniformed American soldiers sent behind enemy lines to carry out sabotage actions in co-operation with the armed resistance of the country in which they were deployed. The story is as told by the late Robert E. Perdue, Jr. Donington Military Vehicle Depot — The history of Donington Park race track is described in a new book by John Bailie, titled ‘Donington Park: The Pioneers’. The Hall at Donington was used as a prisoner of war camp during the First World War and in 1940 the track was requisitioned by the government and for the next 16 years became an Army storage depot for military vehicles. A fascinating story told from this wonderful book. From the Editor — A round-up and update on previous stories from After the Battle. Executions at Hameln Prison — Bernhard Gelderblom tells us how the prison in the German town of Hameln served as a normal jail for most of its existence. However, during the Nazi era, like most other jails in Germany, it saw its customary population of inmates replaced by different categories of captives. After the war, the prison gained an exceptional position when it became the only site in the British Zone of Occupation where German war criminals sentenced to death by British tribunals were hanged.
For over 40 years, After the Battle has been presenting the history of the world's conflicts through 'then and now' comparison photographs. From the Zulu wars, through the First and Second World Wars; to the Falklands, all are researched on the actual battlefield to show how they appear today.

Our quarterly magazine concentrates on the Second World War, the comparison photographs adding a new dimension to recent history. As well as major battles, local actions are explored and other features include the recovery of aircraft and vehicles on land and sea, the making of war films and the preservation of military artefacts.

Published quarterly on the 15th of February, May, August and November, each issue contains 56 pages of text, uncluttered by advertisements, with an average of over 150 photographs.
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After The Battle

Always something fascinating! ... Reviewed August 31, 2020
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After The Battle

Excellent! However, I would like to see some articles about the East European theater of operations. Reviewed August 15, 2020

Full of historical information

Great magazines for both young and old Reviewed July 17, 2019
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The Best Then & Now Military History Magazine

After the Battle began as a project in 1973 just 28 years after the end of WW2, the first issue was launched at the start of 1975 from that research. The magazine spawned into a world leading military history magazine. I recall reading archived issues of the magazine my mates father had collected, many years later you can download current and archived issues all the way back to the original. Although not focused exclusively on WW2, it is predominately a WW2 history magazine and still the best out there, highly recommended. Reviewed October 1, 2018

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