An Essex farm built on religious and political ideals in a war-torn world.
Second World War
Four historians consider the consequences of the ‘Day of Infamy’ on 7 December 1941, and whether it was the ultimate reason for Germany, Italy and Japan’s defeat.
Breaking into the masculine public sphere of the interwar years.
Understanding the immediacy and confusion of the Blitz.
In October 1943 the Allies liberated the area around the infamous volcano in the Bay of Naples. Its sudden eruption in March 1944, as war in Italy raged, stretched the resources of the combined services to the limit. What followed was an exemplary emergency operation.
Eighty years on from the height of the Battle of Britain, four historians confront the nature of this key episode in the Second World War.
The Polish volunteer who infiltrated Auschwitz.
A personal interpretation of France under two occupations, reissued as a Modern Classic.
A proud, pious aristocrat, loyal to General de Gaulle, Philippe Leclerc found a kindred soul among Britain’s wartime elite.
An admirable retelling of the traditional history of appeasement.