Last updated: 3 June 2011
Explore a diverse range of topics with material which complements exhibitions at the Museum as well as exhibitions which are exclusively online.
Marking the centenary of the First World War, this site demonstrates the national and global impact of the conflict and reveals the latest commemorative events and news.
'Unseen Enemy' tells the story of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and their impact, focusing on the British Army’s experience in Afghanistan.
Exploring 400 years of British Army history, from the English Civil War to the current conflict in Afghanistan, this exhibition gives you the key facts, describes the impact and looks at the legacy of 20 of Britain’s greatest battles.
To celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the National Army Museum is delving into the essential relationship between sport and the Army.
To mark Father's Day the National Army Museum is celebrating the unique traditions of Army families past and present. We explore service through the generations of three different families, uncovering stories of valour, duty and shared responsibility.
Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this exhibition explores the historic link between the Monarchy and the Armed Services and how these traditions continue today.
The National Army Museum is conducting a poll to decide Britain’s Greatest Foe. We have selected some of the most outstanding military commanders ever to face the British. Now it’s up to you to decide who comes out on top.
'War Horse: Fact & Fiction' explores the hugely popular Michael Morpurgo novel alongside touching real-life stories of war horses and the men who depended on them.
Discover exclusive 'Commando' comic artwork and the true story of the British Army Commandos in this colourful and dynamic exhibition.
The announcement by Prime Minister David Cameron that troops are to be withdrawn from Afghanistan by 2014 marked a decisive moment in the history of the decade-long British deployment. Find out more about the conflict and the experiences of the soldiers engaged there.
In 1879 the British fought a war against the Zulu Kingdom. The Zulus resisted bravely and were only defeated after a series of particularly bloody battles that have gone down in the annals of colonial warfare.
Equality and diversity are issues for many British soldiers today. Britain's Army has represented one of the world's most diverse workforces, relying on black and Asian soldiers in peace and in adversity. 'Black Asian British Army' brings together their stories and experiences to reveal a new history of our Army.
In April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The subsequent British response tested the armed forces to their limits before victory was secured. This online exhibition examines the conflict that defined the 1980s.
From civil war at home to conflict on the Continent, explore the Army’s role in creating and defending the nation state of Great Britain we know today.
70 years ago Libya was at the centre of a bitter campaign that rolled back and forth across the North African desert. With the country in the news once more, we take a closer look at the North African campaign, a struggle that resulted in the first major Allied victory of the Second World War.
The legal action taken against the British government in 2011 to secure compensation for four Kenyans allegedly tortured during the Mau Mau uprising has cast the spotlight on one of Britain’s lesser-known colonial conflicts.
In the early 1950s a Greek-Cypriot revolt in favour of union with mainland Greece began in British-controlled Cyprus. The insurrection was eventually defeated, but not before Cyprus was declared an independent republic. British troops remain on the island to this day as part of a United Nations peacekeeping force.
British troops were deployed to Northern Ireland in 1969. They ended up staying there for the next three decades in what became the Army's longest ever deployment, 'Operation BANNER'.
In the aftermath of World War Two (1939-45) the British Army found itself stuck in the middle of a growing conflict between Arabs and Jews in Palestine. The momentous events that followed led to the creation of the State of Israel.
Operation TELIC was the codename for the British deployment in Iraq that began with the invasion of 2003. Following the end of major combat operations in April 2003, they were tasked with helping to restore essential infrastructure and services and provide security.
70 years ago the Axis powers invaded Yugoslavia and Greece. British and Commonwealth intervention and evacuation followed before a vicious partisan conflict began that raged across the Balkans for the following four years.
The Republic of Yemen, seen by many as a source of al-Qaeda inspired terrorism, has recently been making news headlines in Britain. This is the latest episode in a turbulent history between the two nations.
The Battle of Lexington on 19 April 1775, the famous 'shot heard round the world', marked the start of the American War of Independence (1775-83). Here we take a closer look at the campaign and separate the facts from the fiction.
What is it like to fall in love with a soldier? What is it like to be a soldier in love? Celebrate love in the Army from the 18th century to today.
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