Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths In & Around Southend-on-Sea

Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths In and Around Southend-on-Sea takes the reader on a sinister journey from medieval times to the twentieth century, … [Read more...]





Yorkshire VCs

Today the Victoria Cross remains the supreme British award for bravery. It takes precedence over all other awards and decorations. During its … [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...]





Dunkirk to the Rhineland – Diaries and Sketches of Sergeant Charles Murrell, Welsh Guards

Charles (Charlie to his comrades) Murrell kept detailed diaries of his service with the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards throughout the Second World War as … [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...]