September 13, 2018

“The Troubles” … a review in “The Washington Times”

The Washington Times Revealing new information about a ‘dirty war’ September 11, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: NORTHERN IRELAND, THE TROUBLES: FROM THE PROVOS TO THE DET, 1968-1998 By Kenneth Lesley-Dixon Pen & Sword Books, $22.95, 128 pages Reviewed by Josua Sinai During the Northern Ireland civil war from 1968 to 1998, known as “The Troubles,” a spectrum […]
July 11, 2018

Iran-Iraq War

Book review by Musings on Iraq The image is courtesy of Hossein Zohrevand, the caption: A woman places flowers on the Tehran grave of an Armenian killed in action in 1988. The dates on the headstone indicate he was 19 when he died. Picking up Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988 it might appear to […]
June 29, 2018

Berlin Blockade and The Airlift

Berlin Blockade Reviews: Firetrench DESCRIPTION: The publisher has built a solid reputation by releasing  a number of series of military history books with a high photographic content. This series promises to become as popular as the well-established Images of War series and similarly makes use of rare  photographs, with full colour sketches and drawings to […]
June 18, 2018

Bay of Pigs Invasion

  Dear Mr. Carradice,   I am very happy to have read your recently published book on the Bay of Pigs Invasion.  As a man whose only claim to fame is the fact that I have read all the books ever written regarding the Bay of Pigs Invasion, I am happy to say that it is […]
May 20, 2018

Air War over Vietnam: Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965–1968

Review of Air War over Vietnam: Operation Rolling Thunder, 1965–1968 Photo: Lieutenant Commander Jesse R. Emerson of VA-22 in his A-4C Skyhawk preparing to launch off the USS Midway during pre-deployment workups in March 1965. (Author photo) As a new Air Force ROTC cadet in 1974, I was educated and led by a staff of […]