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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Boer Wars are not well-remembered, only a few isolated place names. This new book provides a great deal of information, centred on 100 objects with excellent illustration – Highly Recommended.
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.
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.
The battlefield guides of Major & Mrs Holt have long set the benchmark and this new book is what it claims, the definitive battlefield guide to the Normandy Landing Beaches. The text is crisp and comprehensive with excellent full colour images in illustration, together with a folded map of the beaches – Most Highly Recommended.