Churchill’s Underground Army – A History of the Auxiliary Units in World War II

'A carefully researched book on a long-neglected subject which fills a major gap in our Second World War knowledge' - Norman Longmate, author of If … [Read more...]





Up in Harm’s Way – Flying with the fleet air arm

This book covers the author's flying career from the finish of World War II until his final appointment as CO of the Naval Test Squadron at Boscombe … [Read more...]





Seizing the Enigma – The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1933-1945

For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine … [Read more...]





Wartime rescue boat, HSL102, to get new engines

HSL102, one of two historic World War II rescue boats owned by Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust (PNBPT), is to be given a new lease of life with … [Read more...]





Squadron Leader Tommy Broom DFC** – The Legendary Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator

Tommy Broom was one of the RAF’s most legendary and popular heroes of World War II. He joined the service at eighteen years of age in 1932 and … [Read more...]





Coastal Passenger Liners of the British Isles

At the beginning of the last century it was possible to sail from London to Glasgow via the south coast ports and Belfast, returning along the east … [Read more...]





Posters of World War 2: Allied and Axis Propoganda 1939-1945

Posters of World War II is a study of the war poster as a phenomenon. It considers that they were often excellent and beautiful pieces of artwork … [Read more...]





The Forgotten Few – The Polish Air Force in World War II

By the beginning of 1941 there was a fully fledged Polish Air Force operating alongside the RAF. With 14 Squadrons it was larger than any other of … [Read more...]





Crossing the Rapido – A Tragedy of World War II

The Rapido River was the last natural barrier between General Mark W. Clark’s Fifth U.S. Army and Rome. Always aware of publicity, Clark wanted … [Read more...]





The Queen unveils memorial to Bletchley Park code breakers

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh have made their first visit to Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, to unveil a memorial … [Read more...]