Defeat of the Zeppelins, Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18

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The German Army and Navy had been working on airships in various forms but the most famous were to be the Zeppelins built for the German Navy and deployed on terror bombing. The author has presented a review of the use of Zeppelins on terror bombing raids over Britain and the technical and tactical war of air defence and aerial bombing – Much Recommended

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An Unexpected General, Caligula

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The Roman Empire produced a series of extraordinary Emperors who were remembered for their excesses. One of most extraordinary was Caligula, who is remembered for his depraved and debauched behaviour, but the author looks at his military experience – Highly Recommended

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The History of the Channel Tunnel, The Political, Economic and Engineering History of an Historic Railway Project

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The Channel Tunnel was a controversial project and a major engineering challenge. One of the longest gestation periods for any engineering project that promised social and economic change – Strongly Recommended

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Operation Sealion, Hitler’s Invasion Plan For Britain

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The planned invasion of the British Isles by Germany in 1940 has been much argued over the years but this book makes a convincing set of arguments based on careful research. Hitler certainly blinked first but what is less certain is whether he ever seriously expected to have to launch an invasion against a hostile British coastline – Strongly Recommended

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Cold War 1945-1991, Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988

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The Cold War saw many Hot Wars as the Soviets and the US fought each other through surrogates. This series is turning into a highly successful and informative series with this new addition, expanding the important coverage of a unique war between nuclear armed opponents and their Allies – Highly Recommended

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