Author Guest Post: Jack J Hersch

The Boeing 737 MAX, grounded since 2019 after two crashes took 346 lives, is nearing return to commercial service. But once the jet is back to carrying passengers, should you fly in it? I think not.

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Author Guest Post: Anthony C. Cartwright

Tony Cartwright’s new book was published during lockdown

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Guest Post: Bruce Hales-Dutton

LATHAM’S LUCK

In his Norfolk jacket, stiff collar, tweed cap, gloves and polished brogues with a cigarette permanently dangling from his lips he epitomised early 20th century cool.

But then Arthur Charles Hubert Latham also combined show with go. Pioneer motorist, aviator, big-game hunter, explorer, man-about-town: Hubert Latham was all of these things.

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New Release: Empty Sky

One moment the sky would be full of aircraft wheeling and positioning for the best shot at the enemy; a sky full of danger and menace. The next instant there would just be a clear blue empty sky with the sun shining down on a calm and beautiful landscape. Such was the phenomenon experienced by pilots who fought in the key battles of France and Britain in the Summer of 1940.

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Guest Post: David Charlwood

Author draws comparison between modern day politicians and Churchill and Eden

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Author Guest Post: Celia Lee – Part 2

THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE HAMILTONS AND THE CHURCHILLS

by Celia Lee author of:

JEAN, LADY HAMILTON (1861-1941)

DIARIES OF A SOLDIER’S WIFE 

Part 2

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Author Guest Post: Celia Lee – Part 1

THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE HAMILTONS AND THE CHURCHILLS

by Celia Lee author of:

JEAN, LADY HAMILTON (1861-1941)

DIARIES OF A SOLDIER’S WIFE 

Part 1

General Sir Ian Hamilton wrote: “… nobody, not even Lord Bobs in all his glory, has touched my life at so many points as Winston Churchill.” Lord Bobs was the Hamiltons’ nick-name for Frederick, Lord Roberts, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in India.

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Author Guest Post: Adam Zamoyski

As I near the end of writing a book I usually become overwhelmed by a desire to just get it over with. After a time, I begin to wish I had added a chapter or two describing what happened to some of the more colourful actors or reflecting on the ironies revealed by the passage of time. But in this case, after I had sent the text off to my publisher, I began to have rather different regrets. I wished I had dwelt more on the contacts between the Poles and their British hosts, both military and, perhaps more interestingly, civilian. The book does cover this angle at some length, but with hindsight I began to feel that there was almost another book to be written on the subject.

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How to Survive in Ancient Rome

In this new video Pen and Sword author L J Trafford reads from her book How to Survive in Ancient Rome. Enjoy!

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Air Marshal Sir Keith Park: An Introduction

Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park is one of New Zealand’s greatest military leaders. Murray Rowland’s thoughtful biography, Air Marshal Sir Keith Park, will introduce a new generation of readers to an outstanding commander who played an absolutely central role in winning the Battle of Britain in 1940.

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