Congratulations to Michael Jones and Mike Norman who received the Literary Award on Saturday, in the historic Map Room of Southwick House as presented by Major General Julian Thompson.
In this lecture, author Dilip Sarkar relates some of the deeply moving stories of casualties included in his book ‘Arnhem 1944: The Human Tragedy of the Bridge Too Far‘. In the audience are relatives of the Fallen, Sophie Lambrechtsen-ter Horst, daughter of Kate, the ‘Angel of Arnhem’, ‘Flower Children’ Willi Rieken, Ans van Wijke-Hobe and Wim van Zanten, and Arnhem expert Dr Robert Voskuil. The evening was hosted by Sarah Heijse, Director of the Airborne Museum.
Today on the Pen and Sword blog we have an exclusive author interview with Chris Goss. Having retired from the RAF with the rank of Wing Commander, Chris Goss is a regular and highly sought after contributor to major aviation publications in the UK, France and Germany, as well the author of 35 critically acclaimed books covering the air war between 1939 and 1945. Chris completed an MA with Merit in War Studies in 2001.
Congratulations to all P&S and Seaforth Publishing authors whose work has been nominated for the Maritime Foundation’s Mountbatten Award for Best Book. The Maritime Media Awards 2019 will take place at Drapers’ Hall on Thursday, 31 October 2019. This year marks the twenty-fourth year of the Maritime Media Awards, which were launched in 1995 by the Maritime Foundation to honour journalists, authors and others whose work in the media has served to create greater public understanding of maritime issues, and of Britain’s manifold dependence on the sea. Visit the Maritime Foundation website for a complete list of this year’s nominees.
A Troopship Officer in the South-West Pacific – Doctor Warren Adams
Today we have a guest post from author and historian James Goulty.
Today on the Pen and Sword blog we have a guest post from Roger Nolan, author of the recently released title Julius Caesar’s Invasion of Britain. Read on to gain an exclusive insight into this new title.
Today on the blog we have a guest post from Sheila A Renshaw, author of Voices of the Second World War: A Child’s Perspective.
Bill Ness 12th (Yorkshire) Battalion Parachute Regiment
Today we have a guest post from Pen and Sword author James Goulty… Enjoy!
Today on the Pen and Sword blog we have a guest post from Jan Gore, author of Send More Shrouds: the V1 attack on the Guards’ Chapel 1944.