This Week in History

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While doing research for some upcoming X-Planes books, one of our editors, Tom Milner, came across an article about the first ever image taken from space, the 70th anniversary for which came this week.Continue Reading
To commemorate the 950th anniversary of the battle of Hastings, this weekend we are offering 20% off selected titles from our back catalogue of Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Viking titles, including our classic Campaign title on the battle CAM 13: Hastings 1066 by Christopher Gravett.Continue Reading
18 August marks the 50th anniversary of Operation Starlite, the first US ground battle of the Vietnam War.Continue Reading
On the 152nd anniversary of the end of the battle, a considered opinion on how close the South may have come to winning its independence at Gettysburg.Continue Reading
On 26th May 1896, Tsar Nicholas II was crowned ruler of Russia. His inexperience and reluctance to lead resulted in the October Revolution of 1917, and the most important civil war of the twentieth century...Continue Reading

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