Age of Tanks – Review

Second World War

I watched the four episode series, Age of Tanks, on Netflix. Although it doesn’t focus specifically on the Second World War, it has one episode dedicated to it. The first episode was on the introduction […]

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Why As a Pastor I Read Military History

Military History

Many pastors read books on leadership, theology and other related subjects. But what about military history? This is an area that I read a lot about, both out of personal interest and professional development. I […]

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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II – Review

Hitler

Most people are happy that Adolf Hitler did not win the Second World War. But it could have easily ended differently. One of the best books on military history that I have read recently was How […]

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Winston Churchill’s Second World War – Review

Second World War

A number of years ago, I picked up a copy of the second volume of Winston Churchill’s Second World War, entitled Their Finest Hour. I almost gave up on it after reading the first chapter […]

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The Gathering Storm – Review

Second World War

A number of years ago, I picked up Their Finest Hour, which was the second volume of Winston Churchill’s series on the Second World War. I read it and enjoyed it. More recently, I found […]

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Unbroken

I picked up Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand mainly because I have an interest in World War II. I enjoyed the book for much more than that. Unbroken is the story of Louie Zamperini, an olympic […]

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Juno: Canadians at D-Day

One of my main interests is the history of World War Two, especially the role played by the Canadians. It helps that I am in the Canadian army reserves. One of the events where the Canadians […]

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Their Finest Hour

Second World War

I am a bit of an armchair historian when it comes to the Second World War. For as long as I can remember, I have read everything I could get my hands on that was […]

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Juno Beach – Review

Second World War

D-Day was the invasion of Normandy by the American and British, right? Actually the Canadians were there as well, not just to reinforce the British but to land on their own beach. The landing at […]

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The Sword of the Lord

As a reserve army chaplain, I am interested in both the history and the nature of military chaplaincy. That is why I was looking forward to reading The Sword of the Lord: Military Chaplains from […]

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