The Last Great Cavalryman – The Life of General Sir Richard McCreery GCB KBE DSO MC

Nearly 70 years have passed since October 1944 when Dick McCreery became the third and final Commander of the legendary Eighth Army in Italy – in … [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...]





The Quiet Gunner At War – El Alamein to the Rhine with the Scottish Divisions

The Quiet Gunner at War is a delightfully fresh and well written account of war at the sharp end of North Africa, Sicily and North West Europe. In … [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...]





A Very Fine Commander – The Memories of General ‘Nap’ Murray GCB KBE DSO

The contrast between soldiering in peace and war is well illustrated by ‘Nap’ Murray’s experiences. It took him 16 years to reach the substantive … [Read more...]