The New Forest at War

Historian, Author, Journalist in Hampshire, England

This is a recognised resource for information about the history of the New Forest, Hampshire, England during World War Two, based on the best selling book The New Forest at War which was first published in 2004. It subsequently became the basis for a DVD Documentary and an ITV/Colonial Pictures series 'Summer of 44' as well as generating significant interest and support from history groups, researchers and the general public.

The New Forest at War Revised and Updated (OUT NOW from celebrates the 10th anniversary of this best selling book in recognition of the fact that it is an established resource for everyone with an interest, not only in the history of the Forest, but also in the history of Britains Home Front during WW2. The book has also been used as a reference by the New Forest Remembers Wartime Memories Project under the auspices of the National Park Authority.

'This is a unique story which will be of interest to all those who live in, work in and visit the Forest' Dr Julian Lewis MP New Forest East.

'The author of the book is an accredited Historian and a recognised authority on the wartime history of the New Forest' Louise Martin, The Herald. Hythe.

'An excellent guide to the wartime history of the New Forest' New Forest Visitor Centre, Lyndhurst.

Research enquiries welcome, War Walks, Assistance with Educational + Media Projects, Talks given, Photo + Anecdotal Archives, Military and Family Ancestry.

Please ask if you need specific information about, for example, Airfields, POW camps, Home Guard units and remains of wartime construction.

The New Forest at War Revealed (new book) + Educational Pack will be available 2016

The New Forest at War (new) documentary available now

Linking with local and UK wide organisations relevant to the history of the Forest and Britain's Home Front during WW2. Enquiries welcome without obligation

The New Forest at War and associated titles and material are Copyright 2004/2009/2014/2016. No unathorised use is permitted. For permissions and terms of use please email Last updated 4/2016