I’ve written a number of articles about the war, which I am posting here, as well as a number of pieces which will never be published in any other format. Two examples are the outlines I wrote for both my Malta and Italy books. In a nutshell, they are shortened versions of the final books – a brief, cut-down version, and hopefully a taster rather than a substitute.

A Strange Day Out

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WAR AND PEACE SHOW I went to this year’s War & Peace Show…

Driving through Italy in a Wartime Jeep

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It was supposed to be a battlefield tour - eight men and four…

The Good German

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It was a particularly cold February in Germany.  The air was…

Review of Patrick Bishop's new book BOMBER BOYS

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This review was first printed in the Sunday Telegraph on 15 April…

Book Review: A Military History of Britain From 1775 to the Present

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A Military History of Britain From 1775 to the Present By Jeremy…

Bloody Okinawa: The Final Battle

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This is an extract from my forthcoming book, HEROES. April…

The War in Italy, 1944-1945: A Reappraisal

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On 4th June, 1944, Rome was the first European capital to fall…

William & Raoul Daddo-Langlois by Zoe Thomas

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What a loss that so much untold and unrecorded history and interesting…

Archive Guide

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Trawling through archives can be a confusing and often bewildering…

RAF Special Operations

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When eighteen year-old Sergeant Les Silver and the rest of his…

Stop Denigrating The Few

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Revisionism and The Battle of Britain I’ve got to say…

Tom & Dee Bowles - The Twins From Alabama

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This is is from my book, Twenty-One.  Tom and Dee Bowles are…