Author: Mark Barnes

Website: http://Warhistoryonline.com

Articles by Mark Barnes:

On the 1st April 1982, David Yates was a 24 year old Leading Catering Accountant… Warships are the most complex military vehicles ever built. They…

Like so many proud companies, the management of the News of the World produced a booklet listing an account of their staff in the service…

Great beard-growing competition on in our unit, but no time to check up on the winner. ARNHEM by Major General RE Urquhart Since September 1944 Arnhem…

This is a solid good read about a brilliant, somewhat shadowy man who is worthy of heroic status ‘BLINKER’ HALL: SPYMASTER. The Man Who Brought…

A story of American heroism and sacrifice in Southern France… THE DAY OF THE PANZER A story of American heroism and sacrifice in Southern France…

It was not all plain sailing. The New Yorkers counted a good many German and Irish Americans in their ranks… It is nice to read…

Thursday 4th October. At 6.30 there was an optional excursion for the die hard re enactors, with a river assault and crossing in original WW2…

Without being cruel to Lloyd Clark, he does a certain amount of this… ARNHEM – Jumping The Rhine 1944 and 1945 by Lloyd Clark Market Garden…

Think of the First World War at sea and you might inevitably turn to Jutland, because that awesome couple of days saw the most terrible…

Wednesday 3rd October 6.30 wake up call by first Sergeant Shady 7.00 breakfast and break camp 9.00 we arrived at a small monument dedicated to…

There is an other worldliness about Hong Kong that emphasises its distance from the UK. The sights and sounds of a city packed with millions…

The Meteor isn’t simply a Merlin with the supercharger removed! THE ROLLS-ROYCE METEOR – Cromwell and other applications. (Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust No 35). Evans, McWilliams,…