The Welbike was a British single-seat motorcycle produced during World War II. It has the distinction of being the smallest motorcycle ever used by the British Armed Forces. Between 1942 and 1943, 3,641 units were built.
30 years ago today, the First Gulf War ended. The UK contribution, Operation Granby, saw the largest deployment of the British Armed Forces since the Second World War with over 53k service personnel deployed. 📷 IWM GLF 472, IWM GLF 399, IWM GLF 1407
British lawmakers prepare to vote on legislation that would prevent members of the armed forces from being prosecuted for war-crime offenses, including torture.
Over 4 million people died in the 3 yrs of the Korean War including 1,078 British armed forces personnel. Surviving veterans are few but the gratitude of the South Korean people is still strong. Their Ambassador @KoreanEmbassyUK talks about our special bond. #WeWillRememberThem
This week President Macron awarded the Légion d'honneur to London for its role supporting France during the Second World War. British Armed Forces personnel stationed in Paris came together to watch the Red Arrows fly over the city with their French counterparts
The UK government and armed forces have been accused of covering up the killing of civilians by British troops in Afghanistan and Iraq @BBCPanorama and @thesundaytimes spoke to British detectives who say they found evidence of war crimes [tap to expand]
The next of kin of all members of the British Armed Forces who died in #WWI were sent a message, scroll & plaque. #Armistice100 “I join with my grateful people in sending you this memorial of a brave life given for others in the Great War” – George R
The British Army and German Armed Forces will come together on 8th November at the Games of Remembrance, a footballing tribute to the men and women involved in the war effort and the role football played during the war #GamesofRemembrance
Tomorrow marks 100 years since the Battle of Amiens, and we're looking back at the sacrifices made by the armed forces during the First World War. Watch our video to find out how the uniform of British soldiers has changed over the last 100 years. #Amiens100