The Battleships of the Iowa Class, a Design and Operational History

This must be the definitive review of the Iowa Class battleships that were the last of their breed in active service, now preserved uniquely for visitors. A serious book at a serious price, beautifully produced and presented. It is a must for every military professional historian and military history enthusiast. – Most Highly Recommended.

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The Lords of War, Supreme Leadership From Lincoln to Churchill

This is a truly fascinating work that will appeal to military professionals, enthusiasts, historians and the general reader. A study of war leaders and military commanders from Napoleon to Winston Churchill. – Most Highly Recommended.

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A GI in the Ardennes, The Battle of the Bulge

A combination of descriptive text and lavish illustration, mostly in full colour, makes this innovative review of GIs in the Battle of the Bulge a very desirable book. In telling the story, the author incorporates reminiscences of veterans and local civilians, including photographs of them at the time of interview. – Highly Recommended.

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Napoleon in 100 Objects

This addition to the innovative “ 100 Objects” series follows the established pattern for the series, with many full colour images through the body of the book. Napoleon is one of a handful of figures in history to have endured and continued to attract strong attention. – Recommended reading.

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Planned engineering work on Fire Project portals





We have scheduled two periods of planned engineering work for this week.

On Tuesday July 7 between 12:00 and 22:00 hrs MDT we will be working on all and portals This work is not expected to be visible to readers visiting these portals unless there is anything unexpected.

On Thursday July 9 between 12:00 and 22:00 hrs MDT there will be further work on some portals. This may result in some portals being temporarily unavailable during the period of the work.

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We thank our readers for their patience during any unavoidable disruption of service

FIRE Project Project Manager

North Korea Waring with the World

The author’s forty year experience of Asia provides absorbing insights into the realities of North Korea and its ruling family. North Korea continues to present a serious threat to world peace and the Korean War has still not been fully terminated in a Peace Treaty. An understanding of the threat and the aims of its leaders is of vital importance. – Most Highly Recommended.

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Images of War, MacArthur’s Papua New Guinea Offensive 1942-1943, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

The ‘Images of War’ series has become very popular because it provides rare selections of photographs, concise text and low pricing of military history. This new addition to the series also covers a seriously neglected key campaign of WWII. – Most Highly Recommended.

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Royal Flying Corps Kitbag, Aircrew Uniforms & Equipment From The War Over The Western Front In WWI

A fascinating new addition to the unique ‘Kitbag’ series from Frontline books. Although this book contains a great many images, mostly in full colour, there is also plenty of informative text and many images are published for the first time. – Very Highly Recommended.

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