Kildare Barracks: From the Royal Field Artillery to the Irish Artillery Cor…

This book explores the military life and experiences of the gunners stationed in Ireland’s Kildare Barracks over the course of almost 100 years while it was under both British and Irish military commands. Built in 1901 to train British artillery brigades for service in the Boer War, and closed in 1998, the barracks provides an […]

Controlling Sex in Captivity: POWs and Sexual Desire in the United States d…

Controlling Sex in Captivity is the first book to examine the nature, extent and impact of the sexual activities of Axis prisoners of war in the United States during the Second World War. Historians have so far interpreted the interactions between captors and captives in America as the beginning of the post-war friendship between the […]

Forgotten Victory: The First World War: Myths and Realities

‘An iconoclastic tour de force’ Niall Ferguson The First World War is arguably the most misunderstood event in twentieth century history. In this classic book, the leading military historian Professor Gary Sheffield argues that while the war was certainly tragic, it was not futile; and although frequently condemned as ‘lions led by donkeys’, in reality […]

The Hands of War: A Tale of Endurance and Hope, from a Survivor of the Holo…

Marione Ingram grew up in Hamburg, Germany, in the late 1930s and early 1940s. She was German. She was Jewish. She was a survivor.  This is her story. As a young girl, Marione was aware that people of the Jewish faith were regarded as outsiders, the supposed root of Germany’s many problems. She grew up […]