Jonathan Boff

Operation Chariot succeeded because it was unthinkable

21 May 2022 9:00 am

Eighty years ago, just after midnight on 28 March 1942, the British destroyer HMS Campbeltown crept up the estuary of…

New tactics are needed for the wars of the future

30 October 2021 9:00 am

The strategic bankruptcy of the West has twice so far this century demanded that our brave soldiers risk their bodies…

Spitfires of the sea: the secret exploits of the Royal Navy’s 15th Motor Gun Boat Flotilla

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Fast boats and fast women have been the ruin of many a poor boy. But they can also prove a…

How a small Mediterranean island determined the outcome of the second world war

12 June 2021 9:00 am

If you can tell the difference between Jack Hawkins and John Mills, and between a Stuka and a Sten gun,…

The carnage of the Western Front was over surprisingly quickly

10 April 2021 9:00 am

This book does not mess about. It tells the story of the fighting on the Western Front between 1914 and…