Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes is a longstanding friend of WHO, providing features, photography and reviews. He has contributed to The Times of London and other publications. He is the author of The Liberation of Europe (pub 2016) and If War Should Come due later in 2020.

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Articles by Mark Barnes:

Dilip Sarkar is perhaps best known for his histories of airmen and people involved in the Battle of Britain. This volume considers some of the…

I spend a bit of time haunting a few tank pages on social media and there are clearly die hards out there who can spot…

We all know what a tough year it has been since the pandemic took hold and there has been little to cheer on the military…

I am especially pleased to see this wonderful book from our friends at Narwal in the Netherlands. When I reviewed the first volume I engaged…

A friend of my son didn’t enjoy what we might call an optimal life and he was keen on a military career to create a…

Just about anyone with an interest in military history will have seen some imagery from Finland’s Winter War with the Soviet Union of 1939-40. It…

Biographies of well-known fighter aces often take on a standard formula whereby the spine of the story is filled with tails of mortal combat, the…

I once collected a multi-volume aviation history part work we do not see the like of today thanks to the glories of the worldwide web…

It seems like a long time since I told you about the compelling Shooting Vietnam by Dan Brookes and the late Bob Hillerby. These two…

It has been a while since I’ve been able to present any book reviews and I have a bit of a backlog to process. First…

Mark Barnes shares exclusive images of the Australian Armour & Artillery Museum’s Panther Ausf A. The meticulous restoration carried out by Axis Track Services is…

Author Mark Healy produced one of the finest books in the Haynes catalogue with his T-34 manual which appeared a few years back. His latest…