Throughout late-1943 into early-1944, an epic struggle raged over the skies of Germany between RAF Bomber Command and the Luftwaffe. This campaign had been undertaken by the Commander-in-Chief Bomber Command, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, and was baptized `The Battle of Berlin'.
The Berlin campaign was a hard, desperate slog. Struggling against dreadful and bitter winter weather, Bomber Command `went' to Berlin a total of sixteen times, suffering increasingly severe losses throughout
The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan
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.
As Cuban and Angola fighter pilots honed their skills over the skies of Northern Angola, David Mannall, a normal 17-year old kid completing High School, was preparing for two years of compulsory military service before beginning Tertiary education.
The 712th Tank Battalion landed in Normandy and spent eleven months in combat. Along the way, its men dug up potatoes with their tanks and roasted them on the exhausts; liberated Calvados; drank wine and champagne; collected Lugers, and other trophies of war; and fought and died together in some of the most dramatic battles of the Second World War.
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?
This reference work starts with a chronology of South Africa from pre-colonial times to 1994, followed by a synopsis of the main events of the war. This serves as a convenient point of departure for exploring the more than 320 alphabetical entries that form the heart of the book.