Tracing Your Prisoner of War Ancestors: The First World War

The experience of civilian internees and British prisoners of war in German and Turkish hands during the First World War is one of the least … [Read more...]





Major And Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide To The Somme – Sixth expanded edition with Lat & Long references – Foreword from Sir Martin Gilbert

Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is, without doubt, one of the bestselling guide books to the battlefields of the Somme. This … [Read more...]





Major & Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient

This is the most complete guide to the First World War Battlefield of Ypres that has ever been published. Tonie and Valmai Holt, have condensed the … [Read more...]





Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors – A Guide for Family Historians

The Second World War was the defining conflict of the twentieth century and it is one of the most popular and fascinating areas for historical … [Read more...]





Great Negotiations – Agreements that Changed the Modern World

Words as much as weapons have shaped the course of history. Whether to avert, resolve, assist, or secure the outcome of a conflict, diplomacy in … [Read more...]





Artillery in the Great War

Artillery was the decisive weapon of the Great War – it dominated the battlefields. Yet the history of artillery during the conflict has been … [Read more...]





August 1914 – Surrender at St Quentin

The great retreat of the British Expeditionary Force from Mons in August 1914 is one of the most famous in military history, and it is justly … [Read more...]





Observation post – Burgh by Sands

Memories of two conflicts are to be found on the salt marshes near to a small village called Burgh by Sands in North Cumbria. King Edward I … [Read more...]