Military History Monthly - August 2016 - pdf - zeke23 (Size: 26.38 MB)
Military History Monthly - August 2016
English | 84 pages | True PDF | 26 MB
The Great Offensives
In 1916, the Germans faced major Allied offensives: Peter Doyle analyses ‘Kitchener’s Mob’ at the Somme, while Simon Innes-Robbins explains the Brusilov Offensive. We also conclude our study of the historiographical debate on the Somme.
– Brusilov Offensive
How the Scots won the English Civil War: Alexander Leslie and the Solemn League and Covenant
Robbie MacNiven analyses the pivotal role of a Scots Covenanter army in Britain’s mid-17th-century revolution.
Belsen: horror, trial, and retribution
Second World War veteran Patrick Delaforce offers an eye-witness account of the liberation of Belsen and the execution of Nazi war-criminals.
Regiment: the 10th Bombay Native Infantry in the Indian Mutiny
Patrick Mercer recalls what some regard as India’s first great nationalist revolt.
Also in this issue: Behind the Image; War Culture; War Composers; War on Film; Book of the Month; Book Reviews; Museum Review; Event Listings; Competitions; and much more.