Invasion of the Third Reich
War veteran Patrick Delaforce’s account of the invasion of the Third Reich 1944-1945. In a series of sharp vignettes, Patrick captures the grim reality of the end-game for Hitler’s empire
History of the British Army in 25 Battles – Steenkirk
Steenkirk may be little-known, but this gruelling infantry-battle on the edge of the Ardennes in 1692 was a dramatic continental debut for the reformed redcoat army created by Britain’s Glorious Revolution.
Baedecker Blitz – The start of total war
The infamous Baedecker radids were Hitler’s deliberate bombing of five British cathedral cities in spring 1942. The raids marked a sharp escalation towards the total-war methods that would culminate in the holocausts of Hamburg, Dresden, Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki.
Antony Hornyold reassess the bitter, bloody, little-known conflict in North Pakistan. It was designed as a punitive expedition penetrating deep into ‘bandit country’, but it culminated in a heavily contested withdrawal that cost 500 soldiers their lives.
Techno War: Aircraft Carrier
Keith Robinson describes the faltering experiments and improvements, beginning before the First World War, which were to culminate in a weapons-delivery system capable of revolutionising naval warfare.
Also in this issue Museums, Book Reviews and Battlefield guides
If you would like to subscribe to the magazine, click here to find out about our special subscription offers!