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Equipping a new army – M3Stuart Tank Deliveries up to CRUSADER

Operation CRUSADER saw the first use of an American-designed tank in battle, the M3 Stuart tank[1]. I have written about the experience with this tank in prior posts, at… 1.465 palabras más


War Pictorial News 26

The IWM holds the newsreels. No sound, but in a way that’s not so unfortunate if you know what you’re looking at, because it takes away the pathos and the received pronounciation. 46 palabras más


My Books - a Summary of the Books I have Written or Published

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At five years old Mary Queen of Scots was sent to France for her own safety, as English armies ravaged Scotland. 361 palabras más

Scottish History

Backing the Wrong Horse: Field Marshal Haftar's Advance on Tripoli

Since the fall of Colonel Muammar Gadhafi in 2011, Libya has remained in a precipiced state of collapse as rival factions claimed legitimacy as either a national or independent regional government. 1.370 palabras más


Italian Neofascist Leader Speaks Out In Favour Of An Italian Military Intervention Supporting Tripoli Over Migration

(Picture: Casa Pound Italia party’s leader Simone Di Stefano, filed pic. Source: ANSA)

 Few days after Rome’s government made clear it’ll oppose any hypothesis involving an own or foreign military intervention into Libya, on April 15th, 2019 Italian neofascist leader Simone Di Stefano from  833 palabras más


Libya and the reversal of Arab Spring (Part 1)

A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess.”  But, it’s not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves.  1.586 palabras más

International Events

Wochschau footage from Crusader

The Wochenschau was the weekly propaganda news reel of the 3rd Reich. As a boy I watched it’s re-runs, mesmerised. They ran every evening on regional TV stations. 77 palabras más