The dramatic story of ‘Operation Pedestal’ – to deliver oil supplies to Malta by the tanker SS Ohio, one of the most important British supply convoy operations of World War II.
A history of US heavy cruisers of World War II and after. The different categories of the cruisers and how they came about.
The second of two posts on the British Hawker Tempest fighter plane, tracing its development from mid-1943 onwards, through to its final operational service for Pakistan in 1954.
The first of two posts on the British Hawker Tempest fighter plane, one of the very few warplanes to have been both designed and placed ins ervice during the course of World War II.
An account of Operation “Forager”, the Allied seizure of the northern part of the three largest Mariana islands from Japan, between June and August 1944.
An account of the two US army operations ‘brewer’ and ‘beefsteak’, led against the Japanese during World War II.
An account of the final stage of the Battle of Anzio.
The Battle of Anzio: Allied and German offensives and counteroffensives.
Details of the planning and execution of Operation ‘Shingle’, an Allied attempt to break the stalemate in southern Italy.
Details of Unternehmen ‘Sportpalast’: a German attempt to intercept Allied arctic convoys during March 1942