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Lecture Series: ‘War Surgery 1914-18’ writers Tom Scotland and Steven Heys

Tom Scotland and Steven Heys: “Our first book, ‘War Surgery 1914-18’, has been an important factor in helping us to become established as medical military historians – while our second publication, ‘Wars, Pestilence and the Surgeon`s Blade’, has reinforced our … Continue reading

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An evening to remember… Official launch of ‘D-Day. The Last of the Liberators’ by Robin Savage

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Proudly presenting ‘D-Day – The Last of the Liberators’ by Robin Savage

‘D-Day – The Last of the Liberators’ is a collection of portraits of the last British veterans of D-Day. It records in a unique way the stories of 33 individuals and their emotional but dignified return to the locations in … Continue reading

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Tackling the ‘warhorse’ myths: A lecture series by Dr Graham Winton PhD, FRGS

You are warmly welcomed to a series of talks that provide a counterbalance to the ‘warhorse’ myths created by the media and film industry. ‘Theirs Not to Reason Why: Horsing the British Army 1875 – 1925’ by Dr Graham Winton … Continue reading

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Society for Army Historical Research: Annual Essay Prize Competition 2013‐14

The Society for Army Historical Research (SAHR Registered Charity No. 247844) aims to identify, from appropriately submitted pieces of work, the best essay written on the History of the British Army. This includes any aspect of the Army and its … Continue reading

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You are cordially invited to our ‘Fangs of the Lone Wolf’ book launch

“Massively outnumbered and outgunned by the Russian military, the story of the Chechens’ ability to hold and then humble them in the First Chechen War is an extraordinary one – hardly overshadowed by the Russians’ capacity to learn from their … Continue reading

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25 June: Official launch of ‘Wasted Years, Wasted Lives Vol. 1’ by Ken Wharton

Praise for ‘Wasted Years, Wasted Lives Vol. 1’ “Ken Wharton’s remarkable work rolls on, a monumental feat of history writing” – Patrick Bishop, best-selling author of ‘Bomber Boys’ and ‘3 Para’. “Ken Wharton captures the authentic voice of the British … Continue reading

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‘Bond’ creator in his element: ‘Ice, Steel and Fire’

With a big brother like Peter Fleming it’s no wonder Ian – creator of the world’s most-loved secret agent ‘James Bond’ – wasn’t short of ideas. Gathering intelligence; staging car crashes; planting misleading documents to foil enemies and embarking on … Continue reading

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‘Mrs Adolf Hitler. The Eva Braun Photograph Albums 1912-45’ by Blaine Taylor

‘Mrs Adolf Hitler’ remained a virgin till the day she died. This is the explosive conclusion reached by decorated Vietnam War vet Blaine Taylor in his astonishing new pictorial biography of the Nazi dictator’s bunker bride. ‘The Eva Braun Photograph … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Ralph J Whitehead on ‘The Other Side of the Wire Volume 2’

In his acclaimed work ‘The Other Side of the Wire Volume One’, Ralph J Whitehead left us at a suspenseful climax on the eve of the Somme; poised to hear how the Germans’ preparations would translate on the battlefield. In … Continue reading

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