Guest Authors

War History Online welcomes many guest authors who share their knowledge of the history on our pages. We work with various museums, historical societies and media outlets around the world. If you are interested in working with us or have a great story, please get in touch.

Articles by Chris Buckham:

“Allies Are a Tiresome Lot: The British Army in Italy in the First World War” – Review by Chris Buckham

As part of their Wolverhampton Military Studies program, Helion has published this interesting study of the experiences and undertakings of the British Army deployed to…

“War Without Garlands: Operation Barbarossa 1941-1942” – Review by Chris Buckham

Much has been written about Operation Barbarossa such that it is hard to see where new or unique information may be presented. Robert Kershaw has…

“Swords Trembling In Their Scabbards” – Review by Chris Buckham

The relationship between the British and Indians underwent fundamental changes commencing at the turn of the 20th Century. This was especially the case with the…

THE COMBAT HISTORY OF THE 21st Panzer Division – Review by Chris Buckham

The invasion of Normandy has been written about and analyzed in a plethora of books and articles and, at first blush, Kortenhaus’s book would appear…

GALLIPOLI – Review by Chris Buckham

Much of history is based upon perception and not necessarily upon reality; such is the case with the military forces of the Ottoman Empire. Viewed…

LAWRENCE IN ARABIA – Review by Chris Buckham

Altruism is not a principle of war nor is it a principle of international relations and it is with this pretext that one must approach…

NEATH VERDUN – Review by Chris Buckham

This book is a reproduction of the author’s diary running for the first few weeks of World War 1    (25 August – 4 October, 1914).…

DEATH OF THE LEAPING HORSEMEN – Review by Chris Buckham

LEAPING HORSEMEN

The surrender of the German 6th Army following the battle of Stalingrad marked not only the end of the myth of German invincibility but also…

DEATH OF THE LEAPING HORSEMEN – Review by Chris Buckham

The surrender of the German 6th Army following the battle of Stalingrad marked not only the end of the myth of German invincibility but also…

CAEN CONTROVERSY – Review by Chris Buckham

CAEN CONTROVERSY

What is the Caen Controversy? In a nutshell, this centre’s upon a school of thought that suggests that the 3rd Br InfDiv, tasked with the…

EMPIRES OF THE DEAD – Review by Chris Buckham

EMPIRES OF THE DEAD

When one travels the battlefields of WW1 and 2 throughout the world, it is very likely that you will come across one of the hundreds…