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Hell Land (Helmand Province Exhibition)

In Military History
The National Army Museum here in London recently launched a new exhibition about 3 Para’s deployment as part of 16 Air Assault to Helmand Province, or as they fondly called it “Hell Land”. The exhibit has actually been nominated for The Art Fund Prize...Continue Reading
Lt. Gen. Dan Shamron, a former Chief of Staff for the Israeli Defence Forces, died yesterday. The 13th Chief of Staff, he was a highly decorated soldier, having received ...Continue Reading

Calling all doccie fans...

In Military History
Well if Mike is a bit nutty about old buildings I am definitely a bit of a history documentaries obsessive. But that’s not to say that I spend my life in a darkened room watching History Channel re-runs. I am quite picky about...Continue Reading

The Ice Girls

In Military History
Some of you might have caught a news story a couple of weeks ago telling the incredible story of Glacier Gal; nearly 65 years ago this P-38 was one of eight planes to ditch in the dangerous environs of ...Continue Reading

Greatest War Speeches... or not

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I’m currently working on a book on the battle between Russian and Japanese battleships during the war of 1904–05 for our new Duel series. In it, the author Robert Forczyk highlights ...Continue Reading
At the moment military history seems to be creating a bit of a buzz particularly in the States where Ken Burns’ new documentary series on World War II has just launched. I was a huge fan of his Civil War documentary ...Continue Reading
181 members of the British Armed Forces and the Ministry of Defence have recently been honoured for courage and professionalism while on active service. There had been a lot of expectation that ...Continue Reading

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