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Welcome to the new look Skirmish Magazine Website

Skirmish Magazine is now on issue 116. We are continuing to build the content of the website to reflect the contents of the magazine to a larger extent than you will have been used to in the past and soon more in depth articles will be added.

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International Living History Festival

Skirmish Magazine will be trading at the International Living History Festival over the weekend of April 8th – 9th 2017. This will be held at the historic venue – Cressing ...

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WW2 German Infantry Normandy June 1944

By the summer of 1944, the ordinary ‘Landser’ (equivalent to the British Tommy or American GI) presented a far more drab appearance than the superbly tailored soldiers of the 1939-40 ...

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Mike McGuinness visits the sites of two West Saxon Victories.

Wirtgernesburg AD652 & Peonnan AD658 Mike McGuinness visits the sites of two West Saxon Victories.  Early Saxon Battlefields of WessexAfter the fall of Ceawlin at Wodensburg AD592, the westward expansion ...

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Making a Warbow

…yes thank you Steve I worked that out for myself! Trying to draw a 100lb draw weight bow when you are a fifty two year old knackered teacher is going ...

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