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Last hurrah for the Harrier: Jump jets take to the skies for their final farewell

Able bodied: The unusual vertical take-off and landing abilities enabled Harrier jump jets to fly in and out of areas near to the battlefield although the weight of fuel required for vertical take-off limited its weapon load. Four GR9 Harriers, flying in formation over Britain. Nearest to the camera is a GR9 in the tail colours of 800 Naval Squadron, then 4 Squadron, 1 Squadron, the furthest GR9 is painted in the 1969 camouflage pattern

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WWI; Sappers builing a mine gallery at the front in Flanders. -Getty

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Captain Sir Thomas Hyde Page (1746–1821), FRS, with Townshend Depicted in the Background and Holding Plans for It in His Hand

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USS Theodore Roosevelt leads the fleet!

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It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

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In Cold War pictures, how the RAF has always been ready to face Russia

Full-colour photographs painstakingly collated from the IWM archives by #aviation historian Ian Proctor, who wanted to document a time when the world hung on the brink of nuclear war.

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