Category: REVIEWS

You may have noticed that Christmas is coming and you might be wondering what to get for that difficult so-and-so who usually responds with “nothing”…

Simon Forty is a prolific writer, to say the least. He has built a solid reputation for accuracy and passion for his subject matter and…

I’ve been sent this really useful book by George Nolta which gives us biographies of the aircrew who took part in the legendary Doolittle Raid…

This intriguing book begins with a tragedy, in 1979, when the author’s cousin dies from injuries caused from playing with an unexploded shell. Losing the…

Richard Perkins is something of a mystery. He built a vast collection of warship photographs he either took himself or acquired through a network of…

Four long years of the centenary of the Great War, or First World War, or World War I – you choose! – have come to an end.…

I’m a fan of these Haynes operator’s manuals and there seems to be no end to subjects the publisher is willing to approach. I had…

If you glance through the list of other works by Damien Lewis at the start of the book on offer here, you will see a…

There are many things to be learned from personal stories – stories that bring history to life. That is certainly the case when I think…

Artificial intelligence is playing an ever-increasing role in military weapon systems. Going beyond the bomb-carrying drones used in the Afghan war, the Pentagon is now…

Here we go, again, with a look at some books that have created positive interest in the WHO reviews department. First up we have this…

I make regular visits to annoy my relatives who live nearby and one journey takes me past the memorial close to the site where the…