An account of the two US army operations ‘brewer’ and ‘beefsteak’, led against the Japanese during World War II.
Category Archives: Military History
Sopwith Camel – another classic British fighter of World War I
Inception and development of the Sopwith Camel fighter plane during World War I.
The tank – France enters the lists
French tank development during World War I.
The tank – development gathers pace
Tracing the development of the British tank in the second half of WWI.
The tank MK I – an infant giant
The origins of the British tank in WWI.
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 – a classic British fighter of World War I
History and specification of the Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 and S.E.5a fighter planes.
Anzio – the final stage
An account of the final stage of the Battle of Anzio.
The Anzio beach-head – the Germans fight back
The Battle of Anzio: Allied and German offensives and counteroffensives.
Trying to break the Italian stalemate – the Allied landing at Anzio
Details of the planning and execution of Operation ‘Shingle’, an Allied attempt to break the stalemate in southern Italy.
Operation ‘Sportpalast’ – the German naval attack on the Allied PQ.12 and QP.8 arctic convoys
Details of Unternehmen ‘Sportpalast’: a German attempt to intercept Allied arctic convoys during March 1942