first world war

  1. JINGO

    Gerhart Fieseler. The man behind the Storch.

    I’m not going to lie I picked up this book with little enthusiasm, I mean it’s the Storch. If it was a Focke Wolf 190 I may have been interested but...... It turns out that Gerhart Fieselers story is actually very interesting indeed. I am not sure that I would have liked him if I met him but...
  2. M

    Ironside: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Lord Ironside

    The Royal Artillery (RA) produced two of the three Chiefs of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS) who served this country during the Second World War. One was Lord Alanbrooke. Everyone has heard of Alanbrooke but, outside the RA, few have ever heard of the other, who was William Ironside. Why is...
  3. CanteenCowboy

    Pioneers of Armour in the Great War

    I initially wanted to review this publication as I was misled by the title, incorrectly believing it to an account of the first armoured units of the British Army in the First World War, as my own grandfather served in the Tank Corps in the War. When I received the book it was only when I...
  4. Subsunk

    ‘Securing the Narrow Sea – the Dover Patrol 1914-1918’

    ‘Securing the Narrow Sea – the Dover Patrol 1914-1918’ Steve R. Dunn, Seaforth Publishing, Barnsley ISBN 978-1-84832-249-3 Royal Naval First World War history often throws up reference to the Dover Patrol, and it has become part of the background scenery to stories such as the attacks on...

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