Johnny: The Legend and Tragedy of General Sir Ian Hamilton

Gallipoli was the brainchild of two brilliant men – Kitchener, the political head of the British Army in 1914 – and Churchill, the political head of … [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...]





Seafarers’ Voices 10 – Rolling Home

Barnes was born in 1850 into a shipowning family in St Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a schoolboy. His career seemed … [Read more...]





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...]





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...]





Underground Structures of the Cold War – The World Below

Books on the history of fortifications are plentiful. Medieval castles, the defensive systems of the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, … [Read more...]





Major & Mrs Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme 1916/1918

The Somme is the epicentre for most people in the study of the First World War from a UK and Commonwealth perspective. Today the landscape and … [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 Service Women Ancestors

Whether you are interested in the career of an individual service woman or just want to know more about the part played by service women in a … [Read more...]





Wingate Pasha – The Life of General Sir Francis Reginald Wingate 1861-1953

Wingate Pasha is the first biography of an eminent Scottish soldier-statesman who contributed much to the development of the Sudan and Egypt during … [Read more...]