Napoleon’s Waterloo Army, Uniforms and Equipment

This is the third volume of a series, this volume covering Napoleon’s Army assembled to face the Allied Army at Waterloo. The uniforms and equipment of the Regiments are beautifully illustrated with images in the form of coloured drawings and photographs of museum exhibits – Highly Recommended.

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To The Eastern Seas

All existing fans of the Thomas Kydd Novels need to know is that this is another beautifully crafted cracking yarn that takes the story forward and adds further depth to the familiar characters. For those starting their voyage with this edition they have a great deal to look forward to – Most Highly Recommended.

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Rome, Blood & Power, Reform, Murder and Popular Politics in the Late Republic 70-27 BC

The study of Ancient Rome once required scholarly works to be stodgy and hard work to wade through. Fortunately that model has gone and this new book provides scholarly information in an engaging and exciting manner. The history of Rome was bloody and that so many good things came out of it were almost accidental. Certainly with Rome nothing was dull – Highly Recommended.

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Images of War, The Gilbert and Ellice Islands – Pacific War, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

The unique photographic collections, concise text and aggressive pricing have made the Images of War series extremely popular, this volume reviewing the Gilbert and Ellice Islands actions. The Japanese quickly occupied the islands after their Pearl Harbour attack and the Allies had to neutralize the airfields they built on the islands – Highly Recommended.

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Napoleon’s Imperial Guard, Uniforms and Equipment, The Cavalry

This is the second volume of a series, covering Napoleon’s elite troops. The uniforms and equipment of the Imperial Guard Cavalry Regiments is beautifully illustrated with images in the form of coloured drawings and photographs of museum exhibits – Highly Recommended.

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Hitler’s Paratroopers in Normandy, The German II Parachute Corps in the Battle for France, 1944

This is a solid history of the German Paratroops engaged in the Second Battle of France. The paratroops were an elite unit and it is interesting to compare their performance with that of the Waffen SS and the Wehrmacht’s Brandenburgers, who were also elite special forces units – Highly Recommended.

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Memoirs of a Stuka Pilot

The author has provided a fascinating memoir that includes his childhood, his time as a naval cadet and his service aboard KMS Graf Spee as a float plane observer before his time flying Stukas. This book provides a great deal of information together with some very interesting photo-plate sections – Highly Recommended.

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Sydney Camm, Hurricane and Harrier Designer, Saviour of Britain

Sydney Camm has never received the attention he richly deserved. This new book goes a very long way to rectifying the omissions of historians – Most Highly Recommended.

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The Frontiers of Imperial Rome

The author prepared the bid for World Heritage Site status for the Antonine Wall and is the leading archaeologist in the study of the frontier zones of Imperial Rome. This is a work of scholarship that is very readable and very well illustrated – Most Highly Recommended.

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