History of War - - WELCOME TO ISSUE 51 -


This is­sue Tom spoke with MPS and fam­i­lies for the new book Led By Lions, which re-in­ves­ti­gates the ser­vice of politi­cians dur­ing WWI (p. 40). Also, you can find the sec­ond part of his grip­ping in­ter­view with Burma vet­eran Dr Robert Cal­low (p. 48).


Al­though dis­missed as a mere sideshow to the Western and Eastern Fronts, the 1914 Ser­bian cam­paign was a crit­i­cal the­atre of the war, as His­tory of War’s group editor-in-chief ex­plores in this first part of his new se­ries (p. 58).


In this is­sue’s Great Bat­tles, Wil­liam in­ves­ti­gates the Siege of Khe Sanh, which be­gan 50 years ago this month. The clash saw iso­lated US marines pinned down and fight­ing for their lives dur­ing the early months of the Tet Of­fen­sive (p. 70).

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