Category Archives: Book Reviews

Books from various sources, reviewed or mentioned

It’s nice to be appreciated

The Historical Novel Society just published a very nice review of our joint effort “Pearl Harbor and More…”  I’m proud to be one of the contributing authors! Have a look at https://historicalnovelsociety.org/reviews/pearl-harbor-and-more-stories-of-wwii-december-1941/ Here are the Stories: Deadly Liberty by R.V. Doon: … Continue reading

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Above the Battle – An AOP pilot’s WW2 experiences

When we think of aviation during the Second World War, we usually conjure up visions of fast fighters streaking across the sky, clouds of bombers releasing their deadly load or masses of lumbering transports dropping paratroopers. And we tend to … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain – in perspective

A rather interesting book came across my desk: I started reading rather reluctantly because, over the years, the Battle of Britain has almost been “written to death”. Many authors have glorified it; others have tried to “debunk the myths”. I … Continue reading

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