Dunkirk, The Real Story in Photographs

This is a story told in photographs and they form an outstanding selection, but there is also some excellent text, concise, and well-researched. – With the advent of a new film about Dunkirk, this is a good opportunity to produce an accurately researched account in print, with lavish illustration – Most Highly Recommended.


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Freeing the Baltic 1918-1920

First published as “Cowan’sWar” in 1964, then as “Freeing the Baltic” in 2002, this new edition includes new material from the author’s son. – The author’s son has edited the original text and added new material to a book that covers very important, if sadly neglected, recent history – Much Recommended.


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British Warship Recognition, The Perkins Identification Albums, Volume IV: Cruisers 1865-1939, Part 2

This volume continues the coverage of cruisers begun in Volume III. – This is a reproduction of the set of eight volumes held by the British National Maritime Museum where it has provided an unparalleled source of information for the Museum’s staff – Most Recommended.


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British Destroyers & Frigates, The Second World War and After

This is a major study of British destroyers and smaller warships, first published in 2006, that remains unsurpassed. – This is impeccably researched book is very capably illustrated with photographs and drawings. It is offered at an incredibly aggressive price and is within reach of even the younger readers, but will remain a primary reference source for the topics covered – Highly Recommended.


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Series Review – A Celebration of Julian Stockwin’s Kydd and Renzi Tales

2017 marks another key point in the writing career of international best selling author Julian Stockwin. This is the point where he doubles his output of new instalments in the Kydd and Renzi Saga and continues to write some important stand alone books, using research gained during preparation for his fictional naval heroes, Kydd and Renzi.

 

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The Naval War in the Baltic 1939-1945

The author followed a long career in the Danish Navy, as a torpedo boat skipper, missile corvette captain, intelligence officer and Soviet analyst, with a post as a teacher of naval warfare at the Royal Danish Navy Academy. – This is a well researched, and nicely illustrated book covering the much neglected conflict in the Baltic during WWII – Highly Recommended.


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