Second World War

The second episode is LIVE!

Beyond Barbarossa, episode 2: The twisted, evil, inside-out rom-com That’s right. My venture into the world of podcasting is not a one-time leap. The second episode is now live on all the major podcasting platforms: Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher and more. Soon, I’ll write a post about my learning curve. But first, I have to […]

It's alive!

Help spread the word about the Kickstarter campaign for Beyond Barbarossa and win prizes The fundraising campaign to support the start-up costs for the upcoming podcast is now live on Kickstarter, and I’m asking for your help to spread the word. Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform, where interested people can contribute money to pay for […]

I’m launching a podcast on June 22, 2022. And I invite you to join me. Beyond Barbarossa will explore the largest side of the Second World War in Europe, the clash between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. It’s a subject that I learned a lot about researching The Eastern Front Trilogy (Army […]

Cover reveal: The Eastern Front

It’s here — finally! The full story of my late father-in-law, Maurice Bury, collected in one volume, will soon be available as a single, big beautiful paperback version. So this is a good time to share the cover with the world. The front cover was designed by the great David C. Cassidy, matching the work […]

On the anniversary of Operation Bagration

  Today, June 22, is the anniversary of the launch of Operation Barbarossa in 1941, and of Operation Bagration in 1944.  The first was Hitler’s Germany’s invasion of the USSR, the largest land invasion in history. Three years later, Stalin’s Soviet Union answered that with Operation Bagration, a massive assault on the German Army Group […]

Cover image for Under the Nazi Heel

As we approach what would have been the hundredth birthday of my father-in-law and the subject of the Eastern Front trilogy, here’s a sample that describes life during the Nazi German occupation of Ukraine, 76 years ago.  Kalush, western Ukraine 1943 The first Friday night dance was held at the newly established Prosvita Ukrainian Reading […]