This page contains resources for anyone working on their methodology. Scroll down for a list of online archives.


Kolstoe, S. E., & Holden, L. (2019). Research Involving the Armed Forces. Handbook of Research Ethics and Scientific Integrity, 1–19.

Gray, H. (2016). Researching from the spaces in between? The politics of accountability in studying the British military. Critical Military Studies, 2(1–2), 70–83.

Goodhand, J. (2000). Research in conflict zones: ethics and accountability. Forced Migration Review, (8), 12–15. Retrieved from

Williams, A. J., Jenkings, K. N., Rech, M. F., & Woodward, R. (2016). The Routledge Companion to Military Research Methods. (A. J. Williams, K. N. Jenkings, M. F. Rech, & R. Woodward, Eds.). Abingdon: Routledge.

Research Involving the Armed Forces

Teaching Peace and War: Pedagogy and Curricula

Researching War: Feminist Methods, Ethics and Politics

Researching War: Feminist Methods, Ethics and Politics
Researching War provides a unique overview of varied feminist contributions to the study of war through case studies from around the world. Written by well-respected scholars, each chapter explicitly showcases the role of feminist methodological, ethical and political commitments in the research pro


National Archives

National Army Museum

Royal Museums Greenwich

NATO Archives

British Red Cross

Congressional records: All Defense hearings are available via, and both have votes, Congressional Quarterly has coverage of a significant number of defense issues.

Weapons test data: The MDA website has tests from 1999, but earlier most missile test records can be found at