The life and times of Field Marshall Gough 1st. Viscount Gough.
The Pacific War at sea from the Japanese perspective
RAF POW story.
Trying to escape from Switzerland !
A shot up B-24 reaches Switzerland and crash lands. Hopes of a quiet chance to escape and slip across the border to the Allies turn to inhumane treatment and a subsequent cover up by the US forces
25 Years in Front Line Modern Conflict
Sirens is a debut novel set in the gritty bits of Manchester. The protagonist is a policeman (with flaws, obviously) and the backdrop is the drug scene with a disappearance that needs solving.
Not being a Mancunian, nor a policeman (saintly or flawed) nor a drug user I struggled to identify much with the hero which, as the book is written in the first person, was a bit of a blow. It also means that I can’t comment on whether the stunted character development is an accurate reflection of...
The English Expedition to Portugal 1662-1668
The denouement of the battle of Normandy, the fighting around Mont-Ormel and Chambois in August 1944 and the pursuit of the retreating Germans provided the Allies with an immense victory. The furious fight by the Germans to escape is detailed here.
Casemate Short History Series
First published in 2004 and now updated for 2017, this book explains the background, politics and reality of the campaign fought in Macedonia. It was essentially a French led affair in support of the Serbs who faced being overwhelmed by a German-Austro-Bulgarian offensive. As an ally Britain could not ignore French requests for support but was determined not to invest more than was absolutely necessary in terms of men and material. By some deft political footwork, Britain was able to secure...
An entertaining story of a hard-fought war in submarines
Before and after illustrations showing the chronology of the Battle.
A very interesting sea story about a very interesting person.
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