Archives for July 2012

Death on the Beat

There is little that shocks the British public more than the killing of policemen and women whilst tackling criminals. Even hardened crooks baulk … [Read more...]





Special Forces: Bruneval Raid – Operation Biting

In 1941 Dr RV Jones became convinced that the Germans had developed their own radar system that would account for increasing RAF bomber … [Read more...]





Wellington’s Men Remembered – A Register of Memorials to Soldiers who Fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo – Vol 1

Wellington’s Men Remembered is a reference work to be published in two volumes, which has been compiled on behalf of the The Waterloo Association … [Read more...]





Hitler’s Olympics – The Story of the 1936 Nazi Games

For two weeks in August 1936, Nazi Germany achieved an astonishing propaganda coup when it staged the Olympic Games in Berlin. Hiding their … [Read more...]





American Expeditionary Force – France 1917-1918

When the United States entered the war in April 1917 the belligerents were approaching exhaustion. It had been hoped by the Generals in both … [Read more...]





ASA Briggs – Special Relationships – People and Places

In this highly readable but completely unconventional book Asa Briggs, writer, lecturer and professor, wellknown on both sides of the Atlantic, goes … [Read more...]





Walking D-Day

Paul Reed’s latest battlefield walking guide covers the site of the largest amphibious invasion of all time, the first step in the Allied liberation … [Read more...]





Second World War Lives

The Second World War was a momentous event in twentieth-century history and it is a fascinating period for family historians to explore. Numerous … [Read more...]





The Red Baron – A Complete Review in History and Miniature

A comprehensive study of the famous German fighter ace, filled with accurate and up-to-date information about his life, aircraft, deeds and subsequent … [Read more...]