First published in 1971 by Leo Cooper, this is a most welcome new edition of an extraordinary story. It tells the wartime story of a racing training who volunteered to fight in WWII. A thrilling tale that has all the suspense and excitement of a novel. Very Highly Recommended.
The publishers have a deserved reputation within the model making community for the high quality of their Craft series. Tank Craft books are very well produced and presented and this new book is well up to that standard. It will also appeal to those who are interested in armoured vehicles and WWII. Much Recommended.
Part of the famous 'Images of War' series this new book provides a great range of images, many of which have not been available for public viewing before. However, there is also some well-written text, in addition to the captions and extended captions, providing a great deal of information. Strongly Recommended.
In Germany, after 1918, armed units were operated by political Parties and political groups as a standard element of their structure. This book provides an insight into the Sturmabteilung der NSDAP. It is carefully researched and illustrated by sketches and drawings. Essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the political scene in Germany between the World Wars, and the rise of the Nazi Party, Recommended.
It is with deep regret that we hear of the plight of master story teller Douglas Reeman (also writing as Alexander Kent) who has given so much pleasure to so man readers down the years. It is a reminder that even best selling authors can need help. Please go to https://www.gofundme.com/www-douglasreeman-com and those with facebook accounts can help without even donating money. Please read the continuation.
Sad that the author is no longer with us, but great that the publisher has produced a new posthumous edition with additional material provided by his sons and family. Pioneered by the Germans, vertical insertion by glider and parachute was to revolutionize land warfare. This personal account by a British glider pilot of the large scale airborne assaults by British troops is fascinating and very valuable – Most Recommended.
This book is a visual celebration of the achievements of the Army Service Corps in turning around the logistics disaster of the Crimean War into a modern supply system that, from 1902, provided a dependable supply system for the British Army. A fascinating story that is recommended.
From the greatest air battle of all time, the author has drawn the personal stories of two combatants, an RAF air gunner and a Luftwaffe night fighter pilot. This is a history that holds the readers attention like a novel. In this snapshot, the whole of the bombing campaign against Germany is laid out in graphic detail, very highly recommended.
A full account of SOE operations is unlikely ever to be written because some events were never documented and documents were lost or destroyed at the end of the war. This book is likely to be the best and most comprehensive account possible, being based on the previously unpublished report by a staff officer and former SOE member at the end of the war. Highly Recommended.
When most people talk about London being bombed, they are talking about the German terror attacks of WWII, but London has a unique history of being bombed from 1867. The author has produced a very readable account of this long history of bomb attacks on Londoners. It is a truly comprehensive account that considers the impact on one of the world’s greatest cities, much recommended.