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Episode 109

Episode 109

The British Army with General Richard Dannatt and Robert Lyman | RSS.com

Guidl

Guidl

The advent of a new way of consuming the history – and architecture, and much else – all around us.

Have you ever wondered about the history of a building or a place as you rush past, busy with life, and have never had the opportunity to stop and investigate it further? Millions of people walking through the U.K.’s towns, cities and landscapes every single day of...

Robert Lyman on Courage & Other Broadcasts

Robert Lyman on Courage & Other Broadcasts

The great commander's biographer chats about his collection of talks, re-published recently.

Do you think Bill Slim’s ideas surrounding courage and morale can be applied to modern-day warfare? Absolutely. They’re timeless. All soldiers need to be motivated to fight. Napoleon described ‘the moral to the physical as three is to one’. To be motivated, soldiers...

Episode 39

Episode 39

Antony Beevor on Russia, Lenin, Revolution and Civil War | RSS.com

Robert Lyman on Courage & Other Broadcasts

Episodes 10 & 11

War of Empires - Robert Lyman on India, Britain, Burma and Japan in WW2 | RSS.com A War of Empires - Part Two of Robert Lyman on the Indian Army in the Far East in WW2 | RSS.com

Conquer We Must, by Robin Prior

Conquer We Must, by Robin Prior

A highly readable account of Britain's military history incorporating both world wars.

This is a superb and highly readable account of the development of the often tumultuous relationships between Britain’s political and military leaders over 31-years, starting with Sarajevo in 1914 and ending with Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.  Britain and its empire...

God Save the King!

God Save the King!

The Queen and C-in-C had a bond with those men and women who served.

God Save the King! Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had a special place in the hearts of every serviceman and woman of this country. This isn’t mere sentimentality, but a fact hard rooted in our constitution. All servicemen and women owe their loyalty not to a...

A War of Empires, by Robert Lyman

A War of Empires, by Robert Lyman

The definitive account of the war in Burma.

There have been many accounts of the disasters followed by the triumph of the Burma campaign in the Far East war, but few with the detail and perceptive analysis of A War of Empires. Robert Lyman is of course a noted authority on the history of the region, and his...

Patrick Bishop on Operation Jubilee

Patrick Bishop on Operation Jubilee

The veteran historian discusses the catastrophic Dieppe raid with fellow historian Robert Lyman.

Patrick Bishop and Robert Lyman discuss Operation Jubilee, the subject of Patrick’s new book, costing over 6,000 men, mostly Canadian. Louis Mountbatten played a key role in planning the operation, and it was claimed that lessons were learned for D-Day nearly two...