The history, art and places behind The Black Sun

This was to be no ordinary train, with 29 heavy-duty, specially reinforced freight cars!

See and learn about some of the exquisite works of art referred to in The Black Sun

Read about Wewelsburg Castle, the Nazi Camelot, and the sinister symbol of the Black Sun

One of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the second world war.

See photographs of some of the key buildings and places that feature in The Black Sun.

Learn more about the history of the Enigma machine and how it was operated.

Read about and see pictures of some of the medals and uniforms mentioned in The Black Sun.

A useful bibliography for those who want to know more.

Links that will enable you to discover more about some of the facts, people and places.

‘Crackles along’ Daily Mail
‘James Twining knows how to grip’ Times Literary Supplement

Tom Kirk books by James Twining