BOOK REVIEW | Narvik and the Allies – The Polish Brigade at Narvik 1940

 

By Evan McGilvray

The Allied Narvik campaign coincided, more or less, with the German invasion of Norway in April 1940. While it failed in its primary objective of gaining a permanent chokehold on Nazi iron ore shipments from Sweden, it had the very useful unintended consequence of effectively neutering the Nazi High Seas Fleet.

BOOK REVIEW: Defending Island Britain in the Second World War

By David Rogers

A most interesting, useful and, hopefully, inspiring analysis of Britain’s preparations for a threatened Nazi invasion in 1940/41. There is much of current value here for other island nations such as Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, The Philippines and, of course, Britain again.

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