Today on the blog we have a guest post from Paul Moorcraft. Paul is a Pen and Sword author, and colleague of Marie. Here he discusses her legacy.Continue reading “Marie Colvin – A new icon of war reporting”
It is with great sadness that we informed you of the passing of Bernard Dargols, French WW2 veteran who fought with as a GI of the 2nd division Infantry in the US army. Below follows an obituary announcement made by Bernard’s granddaughter and biographer, Caroline Jolivet.Continue reading “Bernard Dargols, French GI at Omaha Beach has passed, at age 98, a few weeks before the 75th D-Day commemorations”
The 25th April 2019 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Robinson Crusoe. Our new release by Mike Rendell looks at some of the stories which inspired Daniel Defoe – stories of bravery, courage, determination and good fortune. In this guest post, Mike explores the ongoing effect of this unique book. Enjoy!Continue reading “Happy Birthday ‘Robinson Crusoe’ – 300 years old, and still going strong!”
Every town and city in the UK has been touched by war at some stage in its past and every instance has left its mark. Our Military Legacy series looks at the entirety of a town’s past, from the Romans (or before) to the present day. It will take readers through the impact of invasions and conquests, look at the price the town had to pay for battles and wars, local and foreign, discuss noteworthy military, naval and aviation figures both past and present, and pay tribute to lives lost. Naturally, some of these aspects will have had a greater impact or have made a larger contribution to the development of the town than others, and so each book will be a unique read.Continue reading “Introducing: The Military Legacy Series”
Today we have a guest post from Pen and Sword author, Helen Barrell. Helen is the author of Poison Panic and Fatal Evidence. Here Helen discusses the case of Sarah Chesham who appears in both of her titles. Enjoy!
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Pen and Sword author Jack Hersch has been interview by WGN News. Jack’s new book Death March Escape tells the incredible story of his fathers escape from two death marches.Continue reading “Author Interview: Jack Hersch on WGN News”
We have an exclusive listen to an extract from Bram Vanderstok’s memoirs courtesy of Tantor Media.Continue reading “Exclusive listen: Escape from Stalag Luft III”
Today on the blog, we have an exclusive interview with Pen and Sword author D.P. Graham. D.P. Graham has a background in research and is a qualified historian. He has lectured on various aspects of the seventeenth-century Irish Military establishment, as well as its development in mainland Europe and the Wild Geese Irish exiles.
His new book, The Irish Brigade 1670–1745, is available to preorder now.Continue reading “Meet the author: D.P. Graham”
With the 75th anniversary of The Great Escape just days away, we’re reading up on the incredible true story behind the film! Read on to find out more about these new releases.Continue reading “New Releases”