The History of the Nugget
The NUGGET was first published in November 1980. Since then over three hundred and fifty issues have been published, and it has gone through several different formats.
NUGGET 1 to 14 were published bi-monthly and were in an A4 format. The editor was Paddy Griffith.
NUGGET 15 to 50A were published bi-monthly and were in an A5 format. They were edited by Paddy Griffith (NUGGET 15 and NUGGET 50A), Arthur Harman (NUGGET 16 to NUGGET 34), Chris Kemp (NUGGET 35 to NUGGET 45), and Guy Farrish (NUGGET 46 to NUGGET 50).
NUGGET 51 to 68 were published nine times per year and reverted to an A4 format. They were edited by Bob Cordery.
NUGGET 69 onwards have been published nine times per year in an A5 format. They have been edited by Tim Price (NUGGET 69 to NUGGET 123) [with the assistance of Bob Cordery as co-editor during Tim's service as a staff officer with NATO's IFOR in Bosnia], John Armatys (NUGGET 124 to NUGGET 183), Jonathan Crowe (NUGGET 184 to NUGGET 210), Alex Kleanthous (NUGGET 211 to NUGGET 272, and Matthew Hartley (NUGGET 273 onwards).
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