Allied Armour, 1939-1945, British and American Tanks at War

The author has demonstrated a sound knowledge of armoured vehicles in his previous books and this new book provides that knowledge in comparing British and American armoured vehicles at war. The Allied armour was much more capable than many historians have acknowledged and this book dispels some of the past errors and misconceptions of other military historians. Very Highly Recommended

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Cross-Channel Aviation Pioneers, Blanchard and Bleriot, Vikings and Viscounts

Of Cross-Channel aviation pioneers the only one widely remembered is Bleriot, for his successful crossing from France to Britain in a monoplane of his own design and construction, but the authors have done a great job of recording the process, from balloons, to hovercraft, to electric aircraft. The first person to be recorded as doing something new is often the only one to be remembered but there are so many more we should know about. Most Highly Recommended

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Heroes of the RNLI, The Storm Warriors

This is a story of great courage and selflessness by the heroes of the unique RNLI. The tradition of saving lives around the coasts of the British Isles is long established but the creation of what is now the RNLI in the early Nineteenth Century provided a unified and highly professional maritime rescue service that has always been staffed by volunteers. Most Highly Recommended

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