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Book Reviews

  1. Warriors of The 106th. The Last US Infantry Division of World War II.

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Martin King, Ken Johnson, & Michael Collins.
    The story of The Golden Lions. The "green" infantry division that bore the full brunt of the initial German onslaught of the Battle of The Bulge. In their own words.
  2. PASSCHENDAELE 1917,

    Author Rating:
    3.5/5,
    Author:
    Chris McNab
    The Third Battle of Ypres in Photographs.
  3. Less of the Same

    Author Rating:
    3.5/5,
    Author:
    C.G.Johnston
    A group of Syrian refugees have to escape the warring factions then take on people smugglers on route traveling with an UN DRIVER and his sister who is an UN worker .
  4. El Infierno

    Author Rating:
    2/5,
    Author:
    Pieter Tritton
    Drugs, gangs, riots and murder - my time in Ecuador's toughest prisons
  5. The Billion Dollar Spy

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    David E Hoffman
    A history of one Soviet spy.
  6. The Black Prince

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Michael Jones
    I really enjoyed this book, one of my childhood heroes mainly because of the old Airfix figure at first, then as a man who was possibly the nearest to the chivalric knight ideal that is was possible to be. This is quite a hefty book running to 456 pages with some excellent maps and illustrations as well. It's extremely well written with a lot of background detailing without bogging down in trivia. It covers the famous incidents as well as the more mundane day to day life with the same...
  7. Divided Loyalty

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Wieslaw Rogalski
    An examination of the political strains within Polish political and military circles and how it affected the relationship between Poland and her Allies, specifically Britain and the Soviet Union.
  8. Too Young To Die Canada's Boy Soldiers by J Boileau & D Black

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    John Boileau and Dan Black
    "One lad was only twelve years old- So I wasn't always the youngest one " Canada was off to war and 30,000 under age young men were not going to be left out. This is their story
  9. Fiddlers and Whores

    Author:
    James Lowry: ed by John Millyard
    Life in Nelson's navy as told by a ship's surgeon
  10. Dunkirk The Real Story In Photographs by Tim Lynch

    Author Rating:
    3.5/5,
    Author:
    Tim Lynch
    The BEF and it's allies stood with their backs to the Channel , one more German advance and their fate would be sealed. This is the pictorial history of Operation Dynamo , a last chance hope to rescue an army.
  11. Running a Big Ship

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Captain Rory O'Conor RN
    A very detailed description of how a pre-war battleship or cruiser was organised and run.
  12. The Dark Isle

    Author Rating:
    1/5,
    Author:
    Clare Carson
    Mystery.
  13. Trouble at Zero Hour

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Rob Lofthouse
    A novel of glider borne troops at three major airborne operations, D-Day, Arnhem and the Rhine Crossing.
  14. Harrogate & Ripon in the Great War

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Stephen Wade
    his book is from an excellent and growing “Your Towns and Cities in the Great War” series from Pen & Sword.
  15. Two Wheels to War

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Martin Shelly and Nick Shelly
    A Tale of Twelve bright young men who volunteered their own motorcycles and skills for the British Expeditionary Force in 1914
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