Category: REVIEWS

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…

From the moment this book dropped through my letterbox, it had me thinking back several decades to a TV drama featuring Lee Majors in the…

Company volleys fired from these rifles created the loudest noise any living Zulu had ever heard in 1879. Their stopping power was brutal. If you…

The Fairey Battles of the AASF were thrown at the enemy but suffered terrible losses It is quite understandable that books about the chaos of…

The period between the wars offered up all manner of oddities as governments and companies attempted to develop fighting vehicles that would be numerous, effective…

I am pleased to get my reviewing year off to a blistering start with this superb book from the historian Bruce Gamble. In it, he…

There has been far too much ink expended on the Vietnam War to waste time trying to pick out merits of much of the decision-making…

Michael Green has had a busy year by the look of things because he is back with another instalment of his illustrated histories produced under…

I recently reviewed a biographical history of the men who flew on the famous Doolittle Raid of 1942 where I professed strong approval of that…

I come from a family with a seafaring tradition and although it skipped my direct branch because my father preferred khaki to blue in 1939…