Category Archives: Press Releases

University Centre hosts major military history event

Eminent academics and historians brought the battles, campaigns, tactics, personalities and armies of the English Civil War into sight at an event hosted by University Centre Shrewsbury. One of the world’s leading publishers of military history – Helion & Company Ltd – chose … Continue reading

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Food, hope and charity: ‘Battlefield Rations’

Author Anthony Clayton’s ‘Battlefield Rations. The Food Given to the British Soldier for Marching and Fighting 1900-2011’ is a book that does exactly what it says on the tin. In this case the ‘tin’ contains bully beef and other salt-infused … Continue reading

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‘Wasted Years, Wasted Lives’: An uncompromising account of the ‘Troubles’

On the other side of the world in Queensland, Australia lives former British soldier turned author Ken Wharton. His idyllic home on the sun-kissed shores of the South Pacific is literally – and metaphorically – thousands of miles away from … 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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Martin Bell praises major new Afghan War account

Veteran BBC war reporter Martin Bell has declared a major new military memoir detailing landmine clearance efforts in Afghanistan a ‘masterpiece of its kind’. The former independent MP was Guest of Honour at the official launch of fellow OBE recipient … Continue reading

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Press Release: ‘Hurrah for Hussars publishing deal’

Two leading lights in the Suffolk Local History Council have secured an exclusive deal with one of the world’s leading publishers of military history. Dr Margaret Thomas and Dr Nick Sign will officially launch their limited edition study of the … Continue reading

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