The Dark Age of Tanks, Britain’s Lost Armour 1945-1970

This is the largely untold story of British tank development through the Cold War. The author provides a comprehensive account of the development program and the designs that never reached the regiments, showing many original and advanced concepts. – Highly Recommended.

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Sovereign of the Seas 1637, A Reconstruction of the Most Powerful Warship of its Day

A sumptuous production of a book to underline the extraordinary vessel that is its subject. The publisher is renowned for releasing very high quality books on naval history and this is an excellent example with stunning and lavish illustration. – Most Highly Recommended.

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Hitler’s Housewives, German Women on the Home Front

The experiences of German women in wartime Germany have not been covered well in comparison with the lives of British women through the war years. The author provides views of women and their changing roles as the war progressed. – Highly Recommended.

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The Tornado Years, More Adventures of a Cold War Fast-jet Navigator

The author began recounting his fast-jet Cold War career with “The Buccaneer Years” and this new book is another excellent instalment that will be eagerly read by professionals and enthusiasts. In this stage of his career as an air navigator in the RAF, he has transitioned from the Buccs to the multi-role Tornado and once more supports his text with two fine full colour photo-plate sections. – Most Highly Recommended.

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Britain in the Age of Arthur, a Military History

The author is a well known historian specializing in ancient and Medieval history with an impressive catalogue of books to his credit. In this new study, he attempts to find the elusive King Arthur through a study of the military of the period following the Fall of Rome. – Most Highly Recommended.

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From The Flying Squad To Investigating War Crimes

Genocide is not something that started and ended with the German Nazis and this book is specially welcome because it looks at more recent genocide through the eyes of a British detective who spent time investigating Bosnian war crimes. The break up of Yugoslavia after the death of Josip Bron Tito was inevitable because the centuries of religious and ethnic division. Once the strong man was gone there was no one to hold the fragile union together. – Very Highly Recommended.

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Assassins, The KGB’s Poison Factory 10 Years On

The author, a former GRU officer and now an historian, updates the assassins story during the last decade. The use of computer hacking, disinformation, propaganda and murder by Putin’s Russia pose every bit as much threat to his neighbours as did the Soviet Union. – Most Highly Recommended

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Stalingrad City On Fire

The publisher has been releasing a number of books by Soviet veterans and Russian historians, smoothly translated and supported by maps and photographs rarely seen before. This book paints a vivid picture of life in and around Stalingrad during the epic siege. – Very Highly Recommended.

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God’s Viking, Harald Hardrada, The Life and Times of the Last Great Viking

This a gripping story of the last great Viking who is remembered most for his boast to the Saxons that he had come to conquer their land and ended up with just enough to contain his body. The full story is absorbing and goes some way to answering the question of where the Vikings went. – Most Highly Recommended.

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