Another welcome addition to a very popular series. The story of Canterbury and life in Kent during WWI is told enthusiastically by an author of several books in this fine series. – Highly Recommended.
Historians have neglected the story of Carthage and its position as a Mediterranean Super Power, concentrating attention on the ‘Punic Wars’. Although the story of the ‘Punic Wars’ was important to the Romans, notably because they eventually won when Carthage failed to support its outstanding general Hannibal, it is just one small part of the rise and dominance of Carthage. – Most Highly Recommended.
The unique story of a radio broadcasting pioneer and war correspondent, told with affection by his son. This very original story has to be read, and widely, because it covers military history, broadcasting history, human interest, courage and service – Most Highly Recommended.
The formation of the RAMC before the start of WWI revolutionized medical care for British troops and WWII was to see this corps expand and make further significant advances in combat medical care. This thoroughly researched work tells a story that has long been taken for granted – Most Highly Recommended.
The story of Ancient Greece, its City States, Kingdoms, Empire, heroes and Alexander is gripping stuff and this book tells its part of the story very well. There is a photo-plate section in illustration but this is a narration of an exciting story with heroes, false heroes and much action – Very Highly Recommended.
The Cold War series is developing into a unique and insightful study of a long and bitter conflict that was far from Cold in many parts of the Globe. This edition looks closely at the Battle For Laos and features many rare images through the body of the book and in a full colour photo-plate section – Very Highly Recommended.
First published in 2013, this soft back edition is very welcome, providing a unique insight into the Nazis from their rise to power through to Hitler’s suicide. Hans Baur was a trusted member of Hitler’s staff and the only pilot he trusted to fly him – Very Highly Recommended.
The Second World War had different dates for different countries, starting first in China. The politicians of Britain and France proved unequal to the duplicity of Hitler and his Nazis with the real start date in Europe being the appeasement at Munich in 1938 – Highly Recommended.
The RAF record in maritime warfare is mixed but its crews served with distinction, courage and determination, making an important contribution to survival and ultimate victory. The politicians decided in 1918 to summarily dispense with the RFC and the RNAS, drafting their personnel into the new RAF which was given a monopoly of military aircraft ownership with some disastrous consequences – Highly Recommended.
This carefully researched work provides a comprehensive view of German women in the Third Reich. The Germans mobilized their women along Nazi lines which sought to make everything from childbirth and domestic activity through munitions production, concentration camp guards, and even combat, a national socialist planned female component of Nazi Germany – Very Highly Recommended.