This is the first of an intermittent series where I will be writing brief reviews of military fiction, especially books set during the Napoleonic era. Today’s book is ‘Now we shall be entirely free’ by Andrew Miller. It’s not really a war book as such but is essentially about two British soldiers fresh from Sir … Continue reading Book review: Now we shall be entirely free
As an amateur historian what I want to talk about today is the currently controversial subject of statues and memorials – especially that of Sir Redvers Buller V.C in Exeter. I am politically homeless. I’m not red, nor am I blue. This article isn't about politics. You may disagree with me and that is fine … Continue reading The Statue of General Sir Redvers Henry Buller, VC, GCB, GCMG in Exeter
Firstly, I want to say thanks for listening to the first ever episode of the Redcoat History Podcast. This has been a long journey for me and I am so happy to finally see this dream become reality. The purpose of the blog posts that accompany each episode is to share useful links, videos and … Continue reading Podcast Episode 1: The road to war, why did Britain invade Zululand?