Descent into Terrorism

As October 1940 progresses the Battle of Britain seems to be descending into mindless violence. It is obvious that the Luftwaffe cannot defeat Fighter Command in daylight, but it continues to try to do so whenever the weather and Goring’s shifting moods permit. This...

Why remember history?

When I was growing up we lived a long way from the nearest park, but it didn’t really matter because we lived very close to a row of bombed buildings. This was our playground: just a little bit different from where my grandchildren play nowadays, but the same concept....