Tag: James Goulty

Author Guest Post: James Goulty

An Overview to the New Book:

Eyewitness RAF: The Experience of War 1939-1945

In his forthcoming book: ‘Eyewitness RAF,’ military historian and author, James Goulty, discusses the experiences of men and women who served with the wartime RAF. On mobilisation in 1939, RAF strength was 117,890 and this was rapidly increased by the addition of around 58,000 reservists and auxiliaries, albeit substantial numbers of these lacked training. From this relatively humble beginning, a large wartime force emerged that served around the globe. By 1944, when wartime recruiting ceased, approximately 1.2 million men and women were serving with the RAF, seventy percent of who were employed in non-flying trades. This highlights the immense effort that was required to support operational units. In contrast, trained pilots and aircrew held an elite status, not least because they were highly motivated and only five percent of those that applied for aircrew training were successful. As former bomber pilot and POW, Wing Commander Ken Rees, observed, aircrew were ‘hot stuff.’

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Guest Post: James Goulty

A Brief Guide to:

The Second World War Through Soldier’s Eyes: British Army Life 1939-1945

In 2016 Pen and Sword published my book: The Second World War Through Soldier’s Eyes. They will kindly be re-publishing it in paperback during May 2020, which will coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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Author Guest Post: James Goulty

Today we have a guest post from Pen and Sword author James Goulty, looking at the experiences  of soldiers during World War Two.

The Second World War Through Soldiers’ Eyes is due to be published in a paperback edition in May. It is currently available to order in hardback and digital editions here.

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Author Guest Post: James Goulty

Today on the blog we have a guest post from Pen and Sword author, James Goulty.

Eyewitness Korea is out now.

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Author Guest Post: James Goulty

A Troopship Officer in the South-West Pacific – Doctor Warren Adams

Today we have a guest post from author and historian James Goulty.

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Author Guest Post: James Goulty – Albert’s War

An Overview of the Wartime Experiences of No. 3608673 Lance Corporal Albert ‘Ginger’ Wilson 11 Platoon B Company 1st Battalion the Border Regiment

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Author Interview: James Goulty

Pen and Sword author James Goulty has recently been interviewed by Hexham TV! Watch the interview below, where James discusses his newly released title, Eyewitness Korea.

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Patrolling and Raiding Warfare in Korea c. 1952-1953: American and British Experience. Part 2

Did you enjoy part one of James Goulty’s guest post?! Here’s part two! If you would like to learn more Eyewitness Korea is out now.

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Battle Craft, Battle School Training and the Korean War, 1950-1953

Hello! Today we have another fascinating guest post from author James Goulty. Here James gives us an in-depth look into Battle School Training and the Korean War. Enjoy!

James new book Eyewitness Korea is out now.

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The Korean War 1950-1953: An Overview

Today we have a fantastic guest post from author James Goulty! Here James offers us a fascinating overview of The Korean War. Enjoy!

Eyewitness Korea by James Goulty is out now.

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