Highly recommended for those interested in the Falklands War, the conduct of special operations and operational leadership.
British Generals in Blair’s Wars is a collection of essays covering the British Army’s campaigns during the premiership of Prime Minister Tony Blair from 1997 to 2007 and their aftermath. This period saw significant success for the United Kingdom in the Balkans, Sierra Leone and in closing out the long campaign in Northern Ireland, but […]
The Second Battle of El Alamein was the decisive battle of the North African campaign fought between the Allied 8th Army and the Axis Panzerarmee Afrika over 23 October to 4 November 1942. Its significance was feted, a touch inaccurately, by Winston Churchill: ‘before Alamein we never had a victory, after it never a defeat.’[i] […]