The Second World War

“Why does a fabulously wealthy heiress marry an impecunious, if upper-crust, rampantly gay chancer who has more than a hint of the gold-digger about him?”

The newly-published diaries of Ivan Maisky are an extraordinarily important 21st-century contribution to our understanding of the Second World War

Norman Stone’s new history of World War Two Manages to cover the conflict comprehensively in fewer than 200 pages

Mirabel and Hugh Cecil’s In Search of Rex Whistler is a fine tribute to a major artist cut down in his prime

Book review of All Hell Let Loose: The World at War, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings