'We Sent a Man to His Death': How the British Army Betrayed Its Own Informant to a Murderous Junta
After VICE investigated the British army's cooperation with a genocidal Guatemalan regime at the height of its civil war, an ex-spy has come forward with shocking allegations.
Photos from the Northern Irish Tour That Led Up to 1992's Coalisland Riots
Stuart Griffiths was posted to County Tyrone as a military photographer. Some weeks into the tour, a young British soldier lost both his legs to an IRA explosive device, triggering the Coalisland riots.
Two Gunshots to the Head Couldn't Kill This British Soldier
Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart was the one-handed, eye-patched army officer whose story reads more like a Rowan Atkinson creation than a real serving soldier. He was an impossibly lucky—or unlucky, depending on how you see it—caricature of British resolve.