Rugby School gave the civilized world Rugby Football but important though that was to history, the school did so much more in service of nation and Empire. The British Public School system misnamed because it was a private schooling system, was primarily geared to turning out the administrators and soldiers who kept the Empire together and the nation working. – Most Highly Recommended.
The author has been responsible for an extensive portfolio of intelligence books to the extent that he has been described as the official historian of the British Secret Service. The secret wireless war is one of the most important aspects of modern state craft and military posture. – Most Highly Recommended.
This book is very timely, not just in being written for the centenary of the Spanish Flu Pandemic but in coinciding with the Chinese Wuhan 19 Pandemic. The author has provided a detailed review of the Spanish Flu, with its impact on war and society, and the many unanswered questions. – Most Highly Recommended.
This popular series provides detailed snapshots of towns and cities during WWI with concise text good images at a very affordable price. This new volume looks at Tynemouth in detail. – Highly Recommended.
This popular series provides detailed snapshots of towns and cities during WWI with concise text and good images at a very affordable price. This new volume looks at Northampton in detail. – Highly Recommended.
A practical guide for visitors to the Battlefields of Arras South. Two experienced battlefield guides have combined their considerable experience to produce an informative and very helpful guide to maximise the experience. – Very Highly Recommended.
More the 75 yrs on and WWII records are still being declassified. The background to Ian Fleming and James Bond has always been a mystery but Op Postmaster provides fresh insights into this covert operation and into the inspiration for James Bond. – Very Highly Recommended.
The US Army Expeditionary Force may have arrived late but performed with distinction and helped win the final victories. The Great War histories have rarely done anything like the justice deserved by US soldiers. – Very Highly Recommended.
The Dandy Ninth kilted regiment of the Royal Scots was raised after the Boer War’s Black Week. The Great War was to see the Dandy Ninth in action and of 6,000 to enter their ranks, 1,000 never returned . – Very Highly Recommended.
A tour de force by one of the leading naval historians. The Great War was the first industrial war in history, introducing significant new technologies and total war, on land, in the air and at sea . – Most Highly Recommended.