The second volume in Daniel Todman's acclaimed history of Britain's experience of the Second World War
'A stunning achievement' Max Hastings, Sunday Times
'I cannot recommend this history highly enough' Keith Lowe, Literary Review
Part Two of Daniel Todman's epic history of the Second World War opens with one of the greatest disasters in British military history - the fall of Singapore in February 1942. Unlike the aftermath of Dunkirk, there was no redeeming narrative available here - Britai
Daar was hewige vuurgevegte, oorwinnings, maar ook verliese . . . 1 Recce, Agter vyandelike linies, neem die leser tot in die Recces se "binnekamer". In hul eie woorde vertel Recce-operateurs van die lewensgevaarlike operasies wat hulle onder groot geheimhouding in die laat 1970's in Angola en Rhodesie uitgevoer het.
A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis-the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time-and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER . A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis-the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time-and Bing West, a former assista
Johan Raath acted as a bodyguard for VIPs and, more often, engineers who were involved in construction projects to rebuild the country after the 2003 war. His physical and mental endurance was tested to the limit in his efforts to safeguard construction sites that were regularly subjected to mortar and suicide attacks.
The 20th century has been one of enduring, rapid and fundamental social and political change. In Southern Africa, innumerable wars, rebellions, uprisings and protests have marked the integration, disintegration and then reintegration of both society and subcontinent during this period.
This publication is a history of Durban during the time of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). What difference did the war make to Durban? What impact did it have on the political, military, social and economic life of the town?