Author Archives: mahonmurphy

Book Review: Vanished Kingdoms

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The Spanish Swindle, Spam mail in 1913

It seems spam mail is nothing new as I discovered in this letter in the National Archives at Kew. From the British Embassy in Madrid received by the British Colonial Office on 26th February 1913.  Sir,  I should be grateful if you would allow me to call attention in your columns to the so-called “Spanish […]

Book Review: World War I in Africa: The Forgotten Conflict Among the European Powers

Book Review: World War I in Africa: The Forgotten Conflict Among the European Powers

BOOK REVIEW: X. Guoqi: Strangers on the Western Front

BOOK REVIEW: X. Guoqi: Strangers on the Western Front

Book Review: Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years: Speaking out against Hitler in the Prelude to War

Book Review: Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years: Speaking out against Hitler in the Prelude to War