Introducing the Second World War Research Group

[Cross-posted from the Second World War Research Group] Editorial Note: As well as setting up From Balloons to Drones, one of the other projects that have kept me busy recently has been the Second World War Research Group. I previously convened The Second World War Military Operations Research Group, which last year merged with the … Continue reading Introducing the Second World War Research Group

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Call for Papers – New Research in Military History

Call for Papers New Research in Military History A Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Historians to be held at the Royal Air Force Museum London 25 September 2015 The British Commission for Military History (BCMH) was founded in 1968 and is at the forefront of academic debate over many aspects of military history. The … Continue reading Call for Papers – New Research in Military History

Call for Papers – New Research in Military History: A Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Historians

This conference, organised by the British Commission for Military History in association with the School of History, University of Kent, intends to highlight current research being undertaken by postgraduate and early career scholars in the field of military history and related disciplines. The conference is due to be held on 22 November 2013. This is … Continue reading Call for Papers – New Research in Military History: A Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Historians

Rare ‘Bomber’ Harris film uncovered

[Cross posted at The Second World War Military Operations Research Group] The BBC announced today that a rare interview with Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris had been ‘uncovered’ in the archives. A young Group Captain R.A. ‘Tony’ Mason conducted the interview when he was Director of Defence Studies at the RAF … Continue reading Rare ‘Bomber’ Harris film uncovered

Call for Papers – The Journal of History and Cultures

The Journal of History and Cultures (JHAC), which is run by PhD students in the School of History and Culutres at the University of Birmingham, is issuing a Call for Papers for our next issue and welcomes articles on subjects in the fields of history and cultures within a broad geographic and chronological range. We … Continue reading Call for Papers – The Journal of History and Cultures

Historian for Hire!

Do you need research undertaking? Working on a project but don’t have enough time to get to the archives? Then you have come to the right place. I can help you pinpoint sources to support your research, provide background for a book or TV programme, or help with an academic project. I specialise in the … Continue reading Historian for Hire!

Are you an Air Power Studies MPhil/PhD Student?

[Cross posted from The Aerodrome] As I have mentioned previously one of my roles is that I am the Student Representative on the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Air Power Group Committee. In order to help me in this role it would be useful to establish a mailing list for postgraudate researchers working in the field of … Continue reading Are you an Air Power Studies MPhil/PhD Student?

12th Military History Carnival

Welcome to the 12th Military History Carnival. It has been a year since this was all started and as this month shows there is still lots of interest out there. Just as Gavin Robinson wrote 12 months ago the military history blogosphere is as healthy as ever. This months I have tried to split the … Continue reading 12th Military History Carnival

New Blog

Thanks to Gavin Robinson I have just found another new and interesting blog on military history. Alistair Hollington's blog concentrates on the First World War and this is understandable as Alistair is studying for a MA in British First World War Studies at the University of Birmingham's Centre for First World War Studies. So far … Continue reading New Blog

Military History Carnival

Gavin Robinson at Investigations of a Dog has launched and will host the first Military History Carnival You can find more information about it here but here is an outline of its purpose: It will be a monthly blog carnival which rounds up the best blog posts on the history of war, armed forces, and … Continue reading Military History Carnival