Sword Beach – British 3rd Infantry Division/27th Armoured Brigade

In this addition to the Battleground World War Two series, Major (retired) Tim Kilvert-Jones focuses on the action by 3rd British Infantry Division … [Read more...]





Admiralty Salvage in Peace and War 1906-2006

The importance of marine salvage during armed conflict has been vastly underestimated since becoming a vital Naval arm during the First World … [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...]





Channel Islands – Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark

The only part of the British Isles that can answer the question 'What was it like to be invaded and occupied in World War 2?’ are the holiday islands … [Read more...]





Carve Her Name With Pride

This is the inspiring story of the half-French Violette Szabo who was born in Paris Iin 1921 to an English motor-car dealer, and a French … [Read more...]





Luck of the Devil – Flying Swordfish in WWII

Robert le Page flew with the Fleet Air Arm from 1940 to 1945, mostly in 816 Squadron flying carrier-based Fairey Swordfish. He saw action … [Read more...]





Pegasus Bridge and Horsa Bridge

This battlefield guide is the companion work to Merville Battery & The Dives Bridges. Together, these two books form the fully revised and … [Read more...]





Code Name MULBERRY – The Planning, Building, and Operation of the Normandy Harbours

The story of the Mulberry harbours must rank among the most remarkable to emerge from the Second World War. In terms of engineering achievement, it … [Read more...]





Merville Battery & The Dives Bridges

This battlefield guide is the companion work to Pegasus Bridge & Horsa Bridge. Together, these two books form the fully revised and updated … [Read more...]





Code wars – How ‘Ultra’ and ‘Magic’ led to Allied Victory

When the top secret codebreaking activities at Bletchley Park were revealed in the 1970s, much of the history of the Second World War had to be … [Read more...]