The British war effort East of Suez during WWII has received more attention from script writers than historians, making this fine volume all the more welcome. The real-life story of the attack by aging businessmen on a German ship interned in Goa is every bit as exciting as the film, but differs in parts, as do the other operations covered by the author – Highly Recommended.
The seventh book by the same author on SS units in this fine and very popular Images of War Series. This volume follows the proven formula of concise text supporting a fine and unique collection of images – Highly Recommended.
From the author of acclaimed biographies of important Romans, an original study of Augustus. This new book explodes the myths of peace that have been attached to the rule of Augustus – Most Highly Recommended.
The author, a retired policeman, has produced another book in the fine ‘Your Towns & Cities In The Great War’ series that has become rightly a very popular series. This is volume covers the life and times for Enfield, a town with a very special contribution to the British war effort – Highly Recommended.
The author recounts his career as a young photo reconnaissance pilot flying Spitfires during WWII. This is a most welcome book covering one of the vital aspects of modern warfare which rarely receives coverage – Highly Recommended.
An original and absorbing study of the psychological factors of the first air war. This new book considers how the young men pioneeering war in the air were affected by their environment and battle experiences – Most Highly Recommended.
The ‘Your Towns & Cities In World War Two’ is providing a unique catalogue of local histories specific to WWII and has become very popular. This new book is written by an author born and bred in the area and provides a completely absorbing account of how the people of South-East Northumberland responded to the realities of WWII – Very Highly Recommended.
The full story of the history of Luftwaffe maritime operations has not been told before although there are many books that include parts of the story. This new book corrects the deficiency with a comprehensive review and impressive illustration through the body of the book in support of very able text – Very Highly Recommended.
The story of the discovery and eventual raising of the Tudor warship Mary Rose has been told a number of times but the story of how she really sank was only possible after the conservation of the hull ashore. The skeletons and artefacts recovered during the conservation have provided a wealth of information not just about the warship, but about her crew and the Royal Navy of the Tudor period – Most Highly Recommended.
This is the third volume of a series, this volume covering Napoleon’s Army assembled to face the Allied Army at Waterloo. The uniforms and equipment of the Regiments are beautifully illustrated with images in the form of coloured drawings and photographs of museum exhibits – Highly Recommended.