Tag Archives: history

Reviewed – MacArthur’s War; Invasion: Alaska; and Neue Europa

Counterfactual history is a genre based on the question ‘what if?’. It’s one of my favourite types of fiction, combining creativity based on historical events. Some prominent authors include Australian John Birmingham, with his series Axis of Time, and American Harry Turtledove (though I’ve passed his series on aliens invading the world). Invariably, the parallel

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Reviewed – ANZAC Fury

Peter Thompson’s work on the Battle of Crete in 1941 is simply excellent. If you find military / political history fascinating, this is the type of book that you’ll start and not want to stop till you’re done. Thompson’s 2008 work, Pacific Fury, was brilliant – and this is no different. To his credit, he

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