The August 2011 issue of Military Times, the British Military History magazine, is on sale today.
In the latest issue we cover:

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.

 

Tirah, 1897

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

 


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