Witness to History

Our new series of ebooks of history, based on eyewitnesses, or the great storytellers and war correspondents of the great events of world history: battles, sieges, military campaigns, but also travels and discoveries. New books from old books and completely revised and illustrated by Soldiershop!

The Battle of EdgeHill of 22 October 1642 was the first great engagement of the English Civil War. It was fought in the open fields between the villages of...


Of all the Eye-Witness books the Sara Yorke Stevenson's Maximilian in Mexico: A Woman's Reminiscences of the French Intervention 1862 - 1867 is one of the...


If you're a history nerd, you will love this book. It's a firsthand account of the battle at Gettysburg from the perspective of a Young 14-year-old resident...


A splendid book this"Salus Vienna Tua", from the orginal work of British historian Henry Elliot Malden thet provides a detailed account of the intricate...


Blood curdling account of the Seige of Lucknow in 1857 India. A fascinanting and shockingly testimony. This is the personal diary of Julia Selina Inglis,...


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A terrific book, An incredible and wonderful most vivid eye-witness accounts we have of the Crimean War. Write by the Victorian lady Fanny Duberly. For the...