Tank Craft, Panzer I & II, Blueprint for Blitzkrieg, 1933-1941

This popular series is aimed primarily at model makers and engineers but it contains first class illustration and a very effective text overview of the Panzer I & II. This new book covers the first two tank models issued to the new Wehrmacht – Highly Recommended.


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Fact File, Tanks of the USSR, 1917-1945

This very affordable book provide a wealth of information on full period from the October Revolution to the end of World War II for the Red Army armoured capability. The photographs are very interesting an include some that have suffered from the conditions at the time they were shot and subsequent storage, but provide important imagery. Highly Recommended.


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Battleship Warspite, detailed in the original builders’ plans

This addition to the much acclaimed series of books using original builders’ plans is again a publication in association with the (British) National Maritime Museum Greenwich. The NMM holds sets of original builders plans and this book makes available reproductions of the plans for the battleship Warspite – Most Recommended.


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Images of War, German Armour Lost on the Eastern Front, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

This addition to the very popular Images of War series provides images of German tanks killed on the Eastern Front. The huge area of the Eastern Front made ideal country for massive tank battles and loses were equally enormous – Very Highly Recommended.


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Cold War, Dien Bien Phu, The First Indochina War, 1946-1954

The publisher is achieving great success with this fascinating Cold War series and this volume covers the first Vietnam War lost by the French. The French lost a war they need not have lost and the US failed to learn the lessons – Very Highly Recommended.


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Cold War, The Cuban Missile Crisis, Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962

The publisher is achieving great success with this fascinating Cold War series and this volume covers the critical period of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Soviets greatly underestimated the resolve of the US and its allies, consequently suffering a humiliating if bloodless defeat – Very Highly Recommended.


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The Great War Illustrated, The Home Front. Seeing It Through: Arras and Passchendale

The publisher has produced a very large number of ‘centenary books’ to mark the hundred years since the Great War, with this series being an important and popular contribution. Within the series this new book is a worthy addition. The First World War was really the third global conflict, but the first to introduce total industrial carnage – Very Highly Recommended.


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Images of War, The Royal Army Medical Corps in the Great War, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

Yet another excellent addition to a very popular series that presents outstanding images of war. Unfairly dubbed ‘Rob All My Comrades’ by soldiers in the trenches, the RAMC introduced a very professional field medical service that saved huge numbers of lives from battle injuries and epidemics during WWI – Very Highly Recommended.


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Allenby’s Gunners, Artillery in the Sinai & Palestine Campaign’s 1916-1918

This Australian perspective has been well-researched and provides a view of highly successful desert campaigns during WWI. Descriptive text is supported by interesting and rare images through the body of the book – Most Highly Recommended.


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