The Banner of Battle: The Story of the Crimean War

In this classic account of the Crimean War, Alan Palmer puts the myths and realities of The Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale, the rivalry between Lord Cardigan and Lord Lucan and the patriotic fervour of Imperial Britain into perspective. The Crimea campaign was a story of Great Power politics and diplomacy. In Palmer’s […]

Rethinking Western Approaches to Counterinsurgency: Lessons From Post-Colon…

This book critically examines the Western approach to counter-insurgency in the post-colonial era and offers a series of recommendations to address current shortfalls. The author argues that current approaches to countering insurgency rely too heavily on conflicts from the post-World War II years of waning colonialism. Campaigns conducted over half a century ago – Malaya, […]

The Wargaming Compendium

This book gives a complete introduction to the hobby of wargaming with miniatures, especially suitable for the newcomer but also containing sufficient depth and breadth of information to attract the more experienced gamer. Packed with color photographs, maps and diagrams, the book is a visual treat, but one built on the solid foundations of a […]

Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up

The successes of the German Blitzkrieg in 1939–41 were as surprising as they were swift. Allied decision-makers wanted to discover the secret to German success quickly, even though only partial, incomplete information was available to them. The false conclusions drawn became myths about the Blitzkrieg that have lingered for decades.It has been argued that German […]