Books of the Year

The Britain at War team picks out the top books they’ve read over the past 12 months

Red Devils

The Trailblazers of the Parachute Regiment in World War Two

Mark Urban recounts the tumultuous foundations of the Parachute Regiment, using archival research to chart the story of the unit’s ferocious war from North Africa to northwest Europe. A thoroughly researched dive for those interested in the early days of Britain’s airborne warriors.

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