Berlin on the Brink: The Blockade, the Airlift, and the Early Cold War

The Berlin blockade brought former allies to the brink of war. Britain, France, the United States and the Soviet Union defeated and began their occupation of Germany in 1945, and within a few years, the Soviets and their Western partners were jockeying for control of their former foe. Attempting to thwart the Allied powers’ plans […]

Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall (Milligan Memoirs Book 1)

Spike Milligan’s legendary war memoirs are a hilarious and subversive first-hand account of the Second World War, as well as a fascinating portrait of the formative years of this towering comic genius, most famous as writer and star of The Goon Show. They have sold over 4.5 million copies since they first appeared. ‘The most […]

The Mighty Hood

The Mighty Hood was one of the most magnificent warships ever built. Launched in 1918, she spent the interwar years cruising the oceans of the world, the largest vessel afloat and a proud symbol of the Royal Navy. ‘The greatest and most graceful ship of her time, perhaps of any time, she was the last […]