Warfare in News
Posted on Tuesday 17th July
The book festival is a must for anyone who has an interest in the history of the British Army, bringing together leading authors and historians who will give a series of talks throughout the two days, covering the entire sweep of British military history.
The full programme is yet to be announced, but authors confirmed so far include Julian Putkowski, author of Shot At Dawn and the upcoming Murderous Tommies, Brian Lett, author of SAS In Tuscany 1943-45 and Gareth Glover, Napoleonic author and editor.
Tickets can be purchased by telephone (020 7881 6600), at the Museum, or online.
The Waterloo Archive: Volume I(Hardback - 288 pages)
by Gareth Glover
In the first groundbreaking volume of a new series, acclaimed Napoleonic scholar Gareth Glover brings together previously unpublished material relating to the Battle of Waterloo. The range and unique nature of much of the research will intrigue and fascinate enthusiasts and historians alike.
The wealth of hitherto unseen British material contained in Volume I includes: a series of letters written by a senior officer on Wellington's staff to Sir Thomas Graham immediately following the… Read more...
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