South Yorkshire Mining Disasters

In the period that we now call the Industrial Revolution mining disasters wrecked the lives of thousands of South Yorkshire families and devastated … [Read more...]





Flying Catalinas – The Consoldiated PBY Catalina in WWII

The Consolidated PBY Catalina was probably the most versatile and successful flying boat/amphibian ever built, serving not just with the US Army Air … [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...]





Surgeon at Arms – Parachuting into Arnhem with the First Airbornes

Surgeon at Arms is without doubt one of the most interesting and dramatic personal memoirs to come out of the Second World War. The author, a … [Read more...]





Escape, Evasion and Revenge

Peter Stevens was a German-Jewish refugee who escaped Nazi persecution as a teenager in 1933. He joined the RAF in 1939 and after eighteen months … [Read more...]





The Reconstruction of Warriors – Archibald McIndoe, the Royal Air Force and the Guinea Pig Club

The history of the Guinea Pig Club, the band of airmen who were seriously burned in aeroplane fires, is a truly inspiring, spine-tingling … [Read more...]





21st Century Courage – Stirring Stories of Modern British Heroes

The book examines examples of outstanding courage exhibited by people living in modern Britain. These include British servicemen and servicewomen … [Read more...]