I normally write about military events on faraway fields of battle. Rarely does a piece of history come so close to home in Wiltshire. Last week the police found a large stock of cannabis being grown in an old Cold… Continue reading "Chilmark’s Nuclear Bunker – 26 February 2017"
I gave a talk yesterday lunchtime (Tuesday, 21 February 2017) at the Royal Fusiliers Museum at the Tower of London to a small but select group of military historians, battlefield guides and members of the Battlefields Trust. My presentation, which… Continue reading "Sevastopol and Singapore 1942: A Tale of Two Cities – 21 February 2017"
Yesterday evening (Thursday, 16 February 2017), I spoke at the Black Watch Museum housed in Perth’s historic Balhousie Castle, at the invitation of the Friends of the Black Watch Museum. My topic was ‘Blitzkrieg in the West: Manstein and the… Continue reading "Manstein in Perth – 16 February 2017"
I am delighted to announce that I have been asked by the Battlefields Trust to give a lunchtime talk at the Tower – in the Officers’ Mess of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, HM Tower of London, on Tuesday, 21… Continue reading "Talk at the Tower – 21 February 2017"