September 12th 1939 The Battle of Lwów begins. The Wehrmacht and the Red Army battle for control of the Polish city. The Battle of Lwow. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons In Abbeville, France, the Anglo-French Supreme War Council meet for the first time. In Canada, the Minister of National Revenue, James Lorimer, introduces a new tax… Continue reading On This Day in WW2
August 31st 1939 Britain Replies to Herr Hitler Hitler sent a note to the British Government last night. The cabinet meet this morning to discuss and after around one and a half hours of deliberation, they send their reply to Berlin. Britain is still standing firm in her undertaking to help Poland ..." As Britain stands… Continue reading On This Day in WW2
The Battle of Britain intensifies. Some cloud remained at dawn but it was expected to be a clear day, warmer in the south. For northern England, cloud persists and rain showers expected. Since August 18th, a lull had began, allowing both sides to regroup, rest, and prepare. The Luftwaffe have still not achieved what they… Continue reading On This Day in 1940
People often ask me when I began to write and why. Well, the answer is, it crept up on me. My first desire to write cropped up during my English lit degree with the Open University. For those of you familiar with the OU, one chooses which module they wish to study from a selection… Continue reading The Moments that Define Us
My love of military history has led me to the most fascinating discoveries - of people and their stories. Of those, one, in particular, stands out from the crowd. Serenade To The Big Bird was written by 1st Lt. Bert Stiles, of the United States Air Force. Before this, Bert flew bomber missions as a… Continue reading Serenade To Lost Voices
Today I'm so pleased to welcome historical fiction author, Anne Allen, whose latest book, The Betrayal, will be released tomorrow, October 20th. Hello Anne and welcome! Congratulations on the new release! This is a very exciting time for you as you're launching the sixth book in The Guernsey Novels series and I'm sure you have… Continue reading New Release: The Betrayal by Award-Winning Author, Anne Allen.
Source: Rebuilding Bodies & Souls My interview at Books by Women.