Recommended Reading #2

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Looking for more on British military history, news and technology? Below are a list of articles that I recommend you take a look at. Some are recent while others not so but all are worth a read.


Fairey Fulmar; Design & Development
A fascinating and detailed account of the story surrounding the genesis of the Fairey Fulmar; the Fleet Air Arm’s two-seat, heavy monoplane fighter and a truly under-appreciated aircraft of World War II.

WW2 UK Armour
An overview of British armoured fighting vehicles in World War II. 

Principle Fighters of 1916
A look at the types of aircraft used to wage the first battle for air supremacy over the battlefield.

The Pathfinders
Around the borders of Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire in an area near Huntingdon, are a group of airfields that are synonymous with target marking. ‘Pathfinder country’ is an area rich in aviation history and played a major part in the European Theatre of Operations.

 

 

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Recommended Reading #1

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Looking for more on British military history, news and technology? Below are a list of articles that I recommend you take a look out. Some are recent while others not so but all are worth taking look.


 

Desert Storm Part One: Training
The start of a series of articles based on the diaries of Capt. Tim Purbrick who commanded a troop of Challenger Main Battle Tanks during the 1991 Gulf War. A personal and detailed account, it covers everything from training up to actual combat.

Attrition on the Somme
Written by Rich Reynolds this article looks at the cost of the terrible battle waged 100 years ago on the Western Front.

Britain’s Airfields – What does the future hold?
Andy Laing discusses some of the possibilities for Britain’s disused aerodromes.

“K” for Katastrophe
Written by Edward C. Whitman Ph.D this article tells the disastrous story of the Royal Navy’s steam powered K-class submarines of World War I.