WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 6 – Advice from Churchill

Yesterday the United Kindgom remembered the life and death of Winston Churchill. This is my small commemoration of a man who, rightly or wrongly, shaped the face and fate of my county in so many ways. When WWI broke out, Churchill was a member of the Cabinet, holding the position of First Lord of the … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 6 – Advice from Churchill

Book Review: Callsign Hades

Callsign Hades by Patrick Bury My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is the very powerful, and at times uncomfortable, story of Patrick Bury’s journey through officer training at Sandhurst, into the Royal Irish Regiment and then out to Afghanistan in 2008 in command of 7 Platoon, Ranger Company, who were stationed in F.O.B … Continue reading Book Review: Callsign Hades