Armed forces

When the brain is the battlefield — mental health in the armed forces

20 February 2016 9:00 am

How Britain handles veterans with mental health problems. By Professor Sir Simon Wessely

Despair after VE day… the men left behind by victory

16 May 2015 9:00 am

The ex-officers left behind after VE day

Model of resilience

21 October 2009 12:00 am

At a time when the British Army is going through something of a crisis — plucked from the frying pan of Iraq only to be plunged into the fire of Afghanistan, with inadequate equipment, a lack of clear objectives, mounting casualties and dwindling public support — it might not appear to be the best moment to publish a history of the Second Service’s achievements since the days of Cromwell.