“Major General Mungo Melvin has managed to produce a very readable history of the Crimea and Sevastopol. This book serves to burnish his credentials as a military historian, following as it does his other work on the life and campaigns of… Continue reading "Latest Review on Sevastopol’s Wars from Defence Viewpoints – 28 June 2017"
Over the last couple of weeks (late May – early June 2017) I have given a series of talks based on my writing of Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin. This round-up records the highlights. On Thursday, 25 May,… Continue reading "Round-Up of Recent Talks about Sevastopol’s Wars – 8 June 2017"
One of the most pleasurable tasks for any author is to present copies of his or her book to those who helped in its research and/or writing. As I make clear in the Acknowledgements of Sevastopol’s Wars, many people in… Continue reading "Further Copies of Sevastopol’s Wars reach Crimea and Sevastopol – 2 June 2017"
Finally, the first copies of Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin were delivered to Sevastopol yesterday, Wednesday, 24 May 2017. Crimea-based guide and researcher Ms Tanya Bukharina presented copies of the book on my behalf to two organisations that… Continue reading "Sevastopol’s Wars reaches Sevastopol – 25 May 2017"