Falklands Hero – Ian McKay – The last VC of the 20th Century

At the height of the bitter battle for Mount Longdon during the Falklands War , 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment’s assault has stalled in the face of … [Read more...]





Special Forces Commander – The Life and Wars of Peter Wand-Tetley MC Commando, SAS, SOE and Paratrooper

Special Forces Commander is the remarkable story of Peter Wand-Tetley’s wartime service in the Army Commandos, the Long Range Desert Group, SAS, SOE … [Read more...]





Artist’s Reaction by Derek Eland opens

An intimate and powerful installation called, In Our Own Words: Soldiers’ thoughts from Afghanistan,  has been created by the Cumbrian artist Derek … [Read more...]





Fighting Brigadier – The Life of Brigadier James Hill DSO* MC

In the 1930s James Hill was forced to leave the Army because he was under 26 when he married. Recalled to the colours he won his MC with the BEF in … [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...]