Tom spoke with two WWII soldiers this month. Over on page 68, Charles Wright discusses his service as a commando medic, while Normandy veteran George Evans explains how his experience of war made him a pacifist (page 86).
In his new book Day Of The Rangers, Leigh explores the Battle of Mogadishu through the eyes of the soldiers on the ground. Over on page 52, he shares the first-hand accounts of Delta Force operatives who were involved in the battle.
As fighting on the Western Front reached its crescendo in 1918, the Palestine theatre was similarly entering its final throes. On page 34 Israeli historian Gilad recounts one of its final battles, at the Daughters of Jacob Bridge.