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Italian Destroyers of World War II

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On the blog today, Mark Stille briefly examines the history of RM Destroyers during World War II, the subject of his upcoming New Vanguard title, 'Italian Destroyers of World War II'.Continue Reading
From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger shares the experience of a POW, British lieutenant, John Furman, during the occupation.Continue Reading
Later this month we're publishing the latest Campaign book for the award-winning World War II wargame Bolt Action, focussing on the British & Canadian sectors of D-Day. Over the next few weeks we'll be helping you prepare your forces, with today's focus on German Grenadiers.Continue Reading
Later this month we're publishing the latest Campaign book for the award-winning World War II wargame Bolt Action, focussing on the British & Canadian sectors of D-Day. Over the next few weeks we'll be helping you prepare your forces, starting today with a spotlight on snipers.Continue Reading
From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger shares how the Allied POWs spent the holidays during the occupation.Continue Reading

An OSS Agent in Nazi- Occupied Rome

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From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger gives a brief overview of Peter Tompkins, one of the characters in this fascinating title.Continue Reading

Lifelong Passion

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On the blog today, William Wolf, author of the upcoming X-Planes title, 'World War II US Gunships', shares some of his WWII collection.Continue Reading

Ostfront Myths

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'The Reckoning' is a detailed account of the fighting in Ukraine in 1944, making use of the extensive memoirs of German and Russian soldiers involved in the fighting, as well as partisans behind the German lines, to bring the story to life. On the blog today, author Prit Buttar examines some of the myths that arose from the war.Continue Reading
From the street fighting that heralded the German occupation to the Gestapo repression that followed, 'Rome – City in Terror: The Nazi Occupation 1943–44' is the gripping story of the German occupation of Rome from the Italian armistice in September 1943 until the Allied liberation of the city on 5 June 1944. In today's blog post, author Victor Failmezger recounts the events that took place on October 16, 1943.Continue Reading
Using, for the first time, the full unpublished letters of Pilot Officer Geoffrey Myers, 'Secret Letters' offers a fresh and distinctive insight into World War II. On the blog today, John Willis looks at the importance of these letters and shares short extracts from a few of them.Continue Reading

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