The fighters of World War Two are justifiably lauded for their brave exploits during the Battle of Britain and many other memorable dogfights. However, the exploits of the equally brave and skilful bombers are sometimes overlooked. Here we have some exclu
Month: October 2014
Army medics- The unsung heroes of World War One
There is a common misconception that men from the Royal Army Medical Corps had a soft job compared to the soldiers in the field; safe well behind the Front Line, they spent the war in the company of charming nurses in well-ordered hospitals, avoiding the
War Correspondents: our eyes and ears at the Front Line
They regularly walk into danger with their eyes open in order to broadcast to the public exactly what is going on in the war zones of the world, but to what extent have war correspondents helped to shape the history of war?
Operation Market Garden: an eyewitness account
Gordon Johnston (Jock) Walker was one of the three Army Film and Photographic Unit (AFPU) cameramen at Arnhem, 1944. His vivid account of Operation Market Garden, kindly submitted by his son, Neil Walker, brings those nightmare days into sharp focus.