Posted on Feb 15, 2011 in Books and Movies
The book First to Die: The First Canadian Navy Casualties in the First World War by Bryan Elson covers the creation of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Battle of Coronel, and the four midshipmen referred to in the title.
Posted on Apr 23, 2009 in Books and Movies
Would Alexander the Great have been so great had Phillip II not ruled before him? A new book, Philip II of Macedonia, explores that question. This review on ArmchairGeneral.com examines its conclusions.
Posted on Apr 9, 2008 in Books and Movies
The world of a partisan fighting a guerrilla war in the USSR against fascist invaders was dangerous, ruthless and brutal. Did the ends justify the means?
Posted on Jun 12, 2007 in Books and Movies, Front Page Features
Operation Torch was not just a great undertaking of logistics and strategic planning, eighteen months of intelligence gathering went on in North Africa prior to the invasion.
Posted on Nov 8, 2006 in Books and Movies, Front Page Features
James IV is often criticised because of his loss at Flodden. It is a large part of why Scotland is not a wholly independent nation today.
Posted on Aug 27, 2006 in Books and Movies, Front Page Features
This is another excellent addition for anyone familiar with Osprey Publishing’s work. For those not familiar with Osprey’s line of books this would make a good beginning.