To read this latest Daily Telegraph book of military obituaries is a profoundly humbling experience.
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The service and sacrifice of a century ago has much to teach us today.
Two minutes of footage of people across the UK remembering the nation’s war dead.
At a deep, emotional level the battle will for Englishmen – especially Tory Englishmen – remain Shakespeare’s Agincourt until “the ending of the world’.
By honouring their contribution we would strengthen the bonds of friendship between the UK and Poland which endure today.
The suicides of six servicemen were announced last year, but, sadly, we don’t know the equivalent figure for veterans.
Lord Ashcroft: Prince William proves a big hit with charity supporters at the SkillForce gala dinner
The Duke of Cambridge joined me at the Imperial War Museums to celebrate the charity’s tenth anniversary.
The latest review for our Film Club, a century after the start of the First World War: Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Paths of Glory’ (1957).
Photo-opportunities with Angelina Jolie are no substitute for military preparedness.
Even after half a century, the iconic film never ceases to thrill, amaze and inspire.
The Queen joined them, and laid a wreath in memory of the fallen.
What ultimately keeps governments in power isn’t constitutions or electoral mandates, but the support of sufficient numbers of men with guns