'Orkney and Shetland in danger'. The adventure of Saint-Faust, who temporarily diverted British Troops and created the threat of a potential attack on Shetland, Orkney and the North of Scotland with a small Franco-Batavian squadron during the Napoleonic War. Hardback, by P Fereday.
This book is not intended to be anything more than an attempt to record the lives and deeds of the local servicemen who lost their lives in the two World Wars. A remarkable book which involved meticulous research. Although relating to South Ronaldsay in Orkney it covers a wide field. By G. L. Esson. Paperback.
Combining meticulous research with personal interviews, J D M Robertson gives a fascinating account of a turbulent and oppressive period in the annals of the Northern Isles, mainly, but not exclusively, between the years 1755 and 1815. Hardback.
PRE-ORDER: Published in November. This book will be shipped to you once it is launched in November. Orkney and German High Seas Fleet. On the 21st of June 1919, the interned vessels of the German High Seas Fleet were scuttled in Scapa Flow... This volume brings together the proceedings of a three day centenary conference - Scapa 100: The Orkney Story.