Author Results for Nick Hewitt

Book Review-‘The Norway Campaign and the Rise of Churchill, 1940′ by A. Dix

By Nick Hewitt

Unfortunately, every so often, some books come along which force the reader to ask the question ‘why on earth was this written?’ It is not so much that The Norway Campaign and the Rise of Churchill is a dreadful book, but rather that it is an unnecessary one, although it must be said that this […] Read More

Filed under: North Sea | WW2
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics

H.M.S. Belfast and Operation ‘Neptune’ June – July 1944

By Nick Hewitt

HMS Belfast formed part of the Naval Task Force supporting the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944 during Operation Overlord. With only short breaks, she bombarded the French coast near Caen for a total of 33 days. Logs and diaries written by members of the crew provide an insight into the operation.Primary sources have […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | WW2
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship