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Sergeant Robert Greig (shirtless), of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers, instructs (left to right) Private 1st Class Robert F Hogan of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st United States Cavalry Division; Sergeant Victor Halley of Heavy Mortar Platoon, 8th Cav Reg, 1st US Cavalry Division; and Sergeant William J McCartney of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st US Cavalry Division, in the use of the Bren Gun. © IWM MH 31558

Personal stories from the Cold War: The Korean War

Seventy years have passed since the first shooting battles of the Cold War were ended with the signing of an armistice agreeing that North and South Korea would remain two countries, as they are to this day.
A Douglas C-54 Skymaster  of the Military Air Transport  Service, US Air Force coming  in to land at Tempelhof  Airport, Berlin, watched by  a crowd of German civilians  during the Berlin Airlift. ©IWM (HU 73010)

75 years since the Berlin Airlift

June 26 will mark the 75th anniversary of the start of this massive supply and relief operation that was the first major confrontation between the East and West during the Cold War
C-47 Skytrain (serial number 43-10559) outside at IWM Duxford, 2015. Image courtesy of Peter Green

Featured aircraft: C-47 Skytrain

The C-47 Skytrain entered service in 1942, designed to carry troops and equipment into combat, the aircraft wasn't built for comfort and didn’t always provide a smooth ride.
  General Henry H Arnold, Chief of the US Army Air Forces,  Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, Commander in Chief Royal Air Force Bomber Command, and General Ira C Eaker, Commander of the Eighth Air Force, strolling on the lawn of Springfields, Harris' official residence in Buckinghamshire, September 1943 ©IWM (MH 34112)

75 Years of the US Air Force

Seventy-five years ago, on September 18, 1947, the United States Air Force (USAF) was officially established as a separate branch of the US Armed Forces, but the history of US aerial warfare, goes back much further.