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The Long Range Desert Group

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Last week, we published The Long Range Desert Group in World War II by Gavin Mortimer, which explores the origins and operations of Britain’s first ever Special Forces unit. In today’s blog post, Gavin Mortimer discusses the unit’s history and how it seemingly faded from view... Continue Reading
After the publication last week of Michael G Walling's latest book, Bloodstained Sands, Michael has put together a brief history of amphibious warfare. Continue Reading
In the research and writing of Sevastopol’s Wars, I met a series of fascinating people, many of whose accounts appear in the book. Of particular note were the veterans of the Great Patriotic War...Continue Reading

Luzon 1945

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Ahead of the release of Luzon 1945, author Clayton Chun gives a brief insight into the subject of his latest book, which focuses on General MacArthur's return to the Philippines...Continue Reading
As Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin nears publication on 20 April 2017, many people have asked me what inspired me to write the book, and how I approached the task...Continue Reading

The Tuskegee Airmen

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On the 24th March 1945, the Tuskegee Airmen (332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group) of the United States Army Air Force shot down three German jets in a single day.Continue Reading

Sneak Peek at June's Artwork

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As we near the end of March, it’s time to showcase some of the new pieces of artwork that will be included in our upcoming June titles.Continue Reading

The Fall of the Philippines 1942

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Today, 11th March 2017, marks the 75th anniversary of US General Douglas MacArthur fleeing the Philippines to Australia. MacArthur, commander of Allied forces in the south-west Pacific had been instructed by President Roosevelt to leave Bataan, though he vowed to return. In 1945 he would return to help liberate Luzon from the brutal Japanese occupation.Continue Reading

Darwin 1942

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Ahead of the publication of Darwin 1942 on Thursday, author Bob Alford discusses the Imperial Japanese Navy's attack on Darwin, Australia, on its 75th anniversary.   Continue Reading

The Fall of Singapore 1942

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75 years ago, on the 15th February 1942, one of the greatest military defeats in British history occurred, as Singapore fell to the Japanese. Continue Reading

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