Patrick Leigh Fermor
One of the greatest feats in Patrick Leigh Fermor's remarkable life was the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander in Crete, on 26 April 1944. He and...
General Sir David Richards is one of the best known British generals of modern times. In 2013 he retired after over forty years of service in the British Army and...
Leningrad: Siege and Symphony sets the composition of Shostakovich's most famous work against the tragic canvas of the siege itself and the years of repression and terror that preceded it.
The thrilling untold story of Churchill's private army.
A history of warfare distilled into 100 momentous battles - epic moments that have shaped our world.
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Eric Carter; Anthony Loveless
Second World War fighter pilot Eric Carter is one of only four surviving members of a secret mission, code-named 'Force Benedict'. Sanctioned by Winston Churchill in...
"A history of the world in 100 weapons".
The Comic Stripper; Al Murray; Mark...
Our armed forces have a legendary sense of humour dating back over generations of servicemen and women. The Laughing Soldier: The British Forces Jokebook, in aid of Project 65 -...
Out in the Army follows the extraordinary career journey of James Wharton, one of the first 'out' soldiers in the armed forces as he becomes a man, joins the Army...
Chris McNab examines why they were invented, how they developed, their use in action, their strengths and weaknesses, and what it was like to be in the driving seat. This...
Life in Britain during the First World War was far stranger than many of us realize. The author tells the story of the war through the experience of those who...
A magisterial chronicle of the calamity that crippled Europe in 1914.
J Robert Oppenheimer is among the contentious and important figures of the twentieth century. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis...
From the bestselling author of Agent Zigzag. The thrilling true story of the greatest and most successful wartime deception ever attempted A Richard & Judy Book Club selection
Offering an account of accidents, near-misses, heroism and technological breakthroughs, this book explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deploy weapons...
A hard-hitting book from an award-winning investigative journalist, Cruel Britannia tells the hidden story of Britain's secretive and shameful record of torture for the first time