Category: REVIEWS

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…

The WHO Reviews department has moved to a new location. The exercise has taken many months to complete and dealing with lawyers and organising utilities…

Hands up anyone who has heard of Richard Playne Stevens. I hadn’t before I read this intriguing book by aviation historian Andy Saunders and I’m…

There have been many great books devoted to the life of RAF Bomber Command in World War II and finding a device to cover what…

It is to my constant regret that I didn’t begin my pilgrimage to the Great War battlefields until a few years into this century. That…

Mark Barnes

I’m not one for getting mired in statistics or arguments over the biggest this and the greatest that. The naval clashes of the 20th century…

About a million years ago I was an active member of the greatest military vehicle club that ever there was, because, because. We built ourselves…

What was it like to land on D-Day in the deadliest place? Over many years, I’ve read a fair few accounts of the hell that…

Book Review by Mark Barnes It is close to a year since my first ever visit to the Waterloo battlefield. The trip brought an end…

The victory summer of 1919 saw important visitors drop anchor off my home town. The Atlantic Fleet sailed into the Thames Estuary with a great…

Heaps of captured arms have been a symbol of victory since time immemorial. The Second World War was no different, especially for a Nazi regime…

The Images of War series from Pen & Sword are no strangers to my dusty corner of the WHO monolith, and this latest batch continues to…