The Last British Battleship, HMS Vanguard 1946-1960

The only sadness about HMS Vanguard was that she was not preserved at the end of her service life. This last British battleship included much novelty and was a fine sea keeper. On exercise with US battleships she was able to continue and fight in the face of storms that defeated the US warships – Very Highly Recommended

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The Last Days of the High Seas Fleet, From Mutiny to Scapa Flow

The German High Seas Fleet was a major investment that failed to provide a return, a sad part of German history. This balanced account of a chapter in history that has received remarkably little attention but left a dark stain on the record of German arms – Very Highly Recommended

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Chieftain, British Cold War Main Battle Tank

The popular Tank Craft series is aimed primarily at the modeller and model engineer but its subject coverage has been making it very popular with military history enthusiasts also. This new addition to the series covers the British Chieftain Main Battle Tank – Very Highly Recommended

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Your Towns & Cities in the Great War, Peterborough in the Great War

This addition to a very popular series is written by a local East Anglian author, of obvious interest to all those who live in and around Peterborough, but also to anyone with an interest in WWI history. The author has produced a charming account of the changes to Peterborough through the Great War. There is good illustration through the body of the book – Very Highly Recommended

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Modern Conflict Archaeology, Beneath The Killing Fields, Exploring The Subterranean Landscapes Of The Western Front

This book takes a careful look a the subterranean life of many WWI soldiers and the important role of archaeology in uncovering what is still recent historical events. The extensive use of illustration adds greatly to the text, with photographs of digs in progress helping to convey the work of the archaeologist – Very Highly Recommended

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The Reign of Emperor Gallienus, The Apogee of Roman Cavalry

This is an unusual history of an unusual soldier of Rome who rose to Emperor. The extensive use of illustration, including specially commissioned full colour illustration makes this an engaging history of a fascinating subject – Very Highly Recommended


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