The Memoirs of Field Marshal Montgomery

First published in 1958 Montgomerys memoirs cover the full span of his career first as a regimental officer in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and … [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...]





Napoleonic Lives – Researching the British Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars

Two hundred years ago the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars convulsed the whole of Europe. These were key events in the history of the continent, … [Read more...]





The Battle-cruiser HMS Renown 1916-48

This is the story of the Royal Navy battle-cruiser HMS Renown, a famous ship with a long and distinguished operational career. Originally built for … [Read more...]





Women in the Second World War

Women in the Second World War explores the experiences of women who served in the armed forces, or complimentary services. Using interviews, … [Read more...]





The Real Tenko – Extraordinary True Stories of Women Prisoners of the Japanese

This book details the treatment of Allied service-women, female civilians and local women by the Japanese occupation forces. While a number of … [Read more...]





ASA Briggs Secret Days – Codebreaking in Bletchley Park

The Bletchley Park memoir of Lord Asa Briggs will be one of the most important documents to be published in 2010. Lord Briggs has long been regarded … [Read more...]





Teddy Suhren, Ace of Aces: – Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel

Reinhard ‘Teddy’ Suhren fired more successful torpedo shots than any other man during the war, many before he even became a U-boat commander. He … [Read more...]





Fighting for the French Foreign Legion – Memoirs of a Scottish Legionnaire

The author describes how he joined the French Foreign Legion, without being able to speak any French and very close to the age limit. He takes the … [Read more...]