With the publication of The Locomotive of War by Bloomsbury, author Peter Clarke reveals how money, empire, power and guilt played a monumental part in the British involvement of World War I, and how each are a key theme in his latest book.
Today marks the centenary of the first time that tanks rolled onto the battlefield, with their debut coming at the Somme. We have been marking the centenary with a series of blogs throughout the week, and today we are pleased to offer you four freely downloadable desktop backgrounds to mark the anniversary...Continue Reading
Our Tank centenary commemorations continue with a blog from David R. Higgins, author of the recently published Duel 71: M48 Patton vs Centurion and a range of other Osprey books. In this piece he looks at German and Soviet tank development in the build up to and during the Second World War...Continue Reading
We continue our commemorations of the centenary of the tank with a blog looking at the development of the tank during the interwar years from Richard Ogorkiewicz, author of Tanks: 100 Years of Evolution...Continue Reading
Throughout this week we will be celebrating the centenary of the tank with a series of blogs looking at armoured warfare over the past 100 years. In this first instalment David Fletcher, author of the recently published British Battle Tanks: World War I to 1939, examines British tanks in World War I...Continue Reading