History of War - - WELCOME TO ISSUE 50 -


This month Tom was priv­i­leged to in­ter­view Dr Robert Cal­low about his ex­pe­ri­ences serv­ing on sab­o­tage mis­sions in Burma dur­ing WWII (p. 46). You can read the con­clu­sion of this in­cred­i­ble story in the next is­sue of HISTORY OF WAR.


In the third and fi­nal part of his history of the Bangladesh War of In­de­pen­dence,

Miguel looks at how the brief but bloody con­flict came to a dra­matic end, leav­ing be­hind a new na­tion and a pre­car­i­ous balance of power in South Asia (p. 66).


Shortly after the 1807 Slave Trade Act was passed, the Royal Navy was pre­par­ing to take the fight to slaver ves­sels still op­er­at­ing in the At­lantic Ocean. Over on page 60 David ex­plores the in­cred­i­ble story of the West Africa Squadron.

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