Jennifer O’Leary spoke to History of War magazine about IRA priest Father Ryan’s changing role in the IRA, rising to being their leading representative in Libya and the journalistic challenges associated with working with problematic and complex sources.
The wars in Chechnya were the first major test for Vladimir Putin, who employed brutal tactics to obliterate resistance in the North Caucasus.
This issue, History of War readers have the chance to win a copy of Victory to Defeat
This 1977 classic has now been restored to brilliant 4K resolution, and History of War readers have the chance to win a copy on Blu-ray
This new book looks back at how the Royal Navy has changed and adapted during the reign of the late queen from the Cold War and the Falklands to today’s modern fleet
History of War has two limited-edition copies of the Oscar-winning war epic to be won
Speaking on its 60th anniversary, original cast member Murray Melvin reveals how a stage musical helped to change perceptions of WWI
In his new book Sign Here for Sacrifice, author and historian Ian Gardner focuses on the story of one battalion, an outfit with the prestigious legacy of the 101st Airborne to live up to.
Military historian Prit Buttar on his latest book, which recounts one of the bloodiest – and least known – battles of World War II
For the British, Dunkirk was one of the defining battles of the Second World War. But how did the Germans view the battle? Historian Robert Kershaw’s new book provides a thorough, account of this question.
Colonel Mike Snook MBE, PhD. reveals the fierce conflict between the British Empire, Egypt and the Sudan during the late 19th Century
The acclaimed historian and History of War contributor discusses his latest book, which focuses on the Battle of the Bulge, the Third Reich’s last bloody roll of the dice in the winter of 1944-5. Below you’ll find a FREE 10-page … Continued
Neil Storey and Chindit veteran John Riggs reflect on the end of WWII and the forgotten soldiers who kept fighting after the War in Europe ended
A collection of articles and a link to our special celebration issue to mark this momentous day in the history of Europe
The war in Europe officially ended in May 1945, but violence and chaos still reigned in much of the continent
We explore Winston Churchill’s last moments in the war room and his concerns for the future amid celebration
Julie Summers discusses how the people of Britain anticipated the end of the war and what lay ahead
WWII expert Peter Caddick-Adams discusses the last months of the war in Europe and some of the key figures involved
The prolific broadcaster discusses Discovery Channel’s new documentary about 8 May 1945 and parallels with WWII and today’s pandemic
At 10.20am on the morning of 4 June 1942, the United States was losing the war in the Pacific. At 10.27am, it was winning.
The renowned historian discusses his book about Operation Market Garden and his perspective on the importance of the Second World War
A true story of survival in Occupied Norway – August Diehl stars in this WWII drama, released in the UK in cinemas and digital on 4th October
Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi and tank expert Richard Cutland discuss how World of Tanks helps restoration efforts around the world