Second World War

Notwithstanding our favourite WWII stories, derring-do doesn’t win wars

Could an editor not rescue Jonathan Haslam’s new book from triteness?

The European Union’s increasingly open hostility towards Britain has deep historical roots, says Nigel Jones

Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart discuss Winston Churchill’s role in shaping British and the Allies’ military strategy in the Second World War

The prime minister is trying to portray the Covid pandemic as a war. It isn’t one

Jeremy Black weighs in on two recent historiographical offerings

So strong was the media’s desire to get rid of Trump, that they suspended all criticism of the cognitive decline of his successor

Thankfully, the two fascist leaders’ meeting at Hendaye remains nothing more than a footnote in history

A masterly account of Britain’s fortunes in the Second World War

Shinzo Abe has led Japan to overcome its war guilt and emerge as a major global power