Fri, 29 May, 2020
The epic battle for the bridge at Arnhem, as depicted in the blockbuster 'A Bridge Too Far', saw the Allies aim to end the war by Christmas 1944, but failed as a huge airborne assault force failed to take the last bridge across the Rhine. In an extract from his latest book 'A Bloody Week',tells the story of one of the hundreds of brave men from Ireland who gave their all to the Allied campaign
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
THIS year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, one of the most decisive clashes of World War II, when a handful of Britain’s Royal Air Force pilots fought in the skies over southern England to defeat Germany’s Luftwaffe squadrons and ultimately foil Adolf Hitler’s invasion plans.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2015
A FORMER captain of a yacht that raced in the 1979 Fastnet Race in which 15 people died, has said the professionalism of both the crew and their rescuers ensured no lives were lost when the Rambler 100 capsized on Monday night.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011