Mussolini came to power in 1922: in many respects, Hitler emulated what he had done. This is a fascinating account of how history has underestimated Mussolini’s influence.
After retirement as Chief of the Air Staff and Air ADC to the Queen in 2000, the author became Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle. This is his memoir.
The political and military narratives are mixed with personal testimonies from all quarters – Vietcong guerillas and Saigon bargirls as well as US combatants.
Considers the Indian Army’s 1.5 million men who, in 1914-18, served around the globe from Europe to Africa, Asia and the Indian Ocean.
The author’s uncle was killed in the Falklands. This book is a work of social history as well as an account of that short and brutal war. It is gathering extraordinary accolades.
Charts Allied intervention in the Middle East during WW2, and its continuing legacy.
In 1930 Brooke went to Cairo to find several thousand veterans of the Great War – horses of the American, Australian and British forces – that had been abandoned to a life of hard labour. The result was The Warhorse Memorial Hospital.
To mark the centenary of the RAF in 2018, this book covers all units during WW2.