August 2020 sees Pen & Sword Books turn 30 years old. We’ve come a long way over the past three decades, since we first acquired the Leo Cooper military history imprint and Pen & Sword was born. You can read more about the P&S story via the blog and a word from our MD, Charles Hewitt.
To celebrate our 30th year, we have a host of special offers running through the month of August including an extraordinary 30% off RRPs of everything and free UK delivery on orders over £30. The discounts have already been applied, so all you need to worry about is making space on your bookcase for your August purchases!
We also have 50 Kindle and ePub editions discounted to 99p each in the 99p August eBook sale, so it’s also a great time to stock up your eReader!
Before and after the outbreak of the Second World War, there were a number of sizable Fascist groups active in Britain, all of whom were working towards a violent uprising to overthrow the British government. These groups included The Right Club, led by Captain Jock Ramsay MP, Arnold Leese’s Imperial Fascist League and Sir Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists.
When Churchill became Prime Minister in May 1940, Ramsay, Leese, Mosley and hundreds of their supporters were arrested and interned. They were released in 1943 and 1944, all the more embittered and just as intent on bringing about the installation of a Fascist Government in Britain, which Ramsay hoped to lead. Churchill was the man they hated most, under Chamberlain, they had remained free men, Churchill had interned them, and sworn to fight the Nazis to the bitter end, Britain under Churchill would never surrender.
In the autumn of 1944,…