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NATO: From the Cold War to Ukraine, by Sten Rynning

NATO: From the Cold War to Ukraine, by Sten Rynning

Essential reading for politicians and soldiers.

At a time when the UK is at war by proxy – providing intelligence, weapons and training to Ukraine – and relying on Article Five of the NATO treaty for our own security, this is a most timely book. The author, Sten Renning, is a Danish professor who has been a student...

Iron and Blood, by Peter H. Wilson

Iron and Blood, by Peter H. Wilson

A magnificent and very readable explanation of a grand sweep of history.

For military historians the top of the academic greasy pole is the Chichele Chair of The History of War at Oxford, and so one would expect any work emanating from that source to be the definitive work of its subject. Iron and Blood by Professor Peter H. Wilson is...

Episode 124

Episode 124

Great British Commanders: Douglas Haig with Gary Sheffield & Gordon Corrigan | RSS.com

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The Hundred Years War with Gordon Corrigan. Part Two: Poitiers | RSS.com

Episode 134

AoH Book Club: Gordon Corrigan on Mud, Blood and Poppycock

On its 20th anniversary Gordon met with our editor to talk about his acclaimed history of the Great War.

Gordon, your book Mud Blood and Poppycock: Britain and the First World War was filled with facts that contradict the accepted view of the Great War. Presumably the prevailing view of incompetence and tragedy was why you wanted to write it? I had got increasingly...

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Gordon Corrigan on Poitiers

Gordon talks the great battle won by the Black Prince.

Gordon, can you tell us a little bit more about the Finest Hours series? What attracted you to writing about the Hundred Years Wars and Battle of Poitiers? I’ve always been interested in the Hundred Years War period because it saw a revolution in military affairs...

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The Battle of Waterloo with Gordon Corrigan | RSS.com