Book Reviews

  1. Survivor of the Long March: Five Years as a POW 1940-1945

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Charles Waite and Dee La Vardera
    One man's account of his five year incarceration as a POW
  2. Viper's Blood ( Masters of War series)

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    David Gilman
    Blackstone and his bastard horse ride again. Once again we are back in the Hundred Years war and Edward III has invaded France. The French King - Jean Le Bon - is held hostage but his ransom has been agreed, at least by him. However, his son, the Dauphin, a sickly youth who rules as Regent refuses to pay both the monies and to secede the bulk of France to the hated English. Thomas Blackstone is among those who are fighting their way to Paris, a journey fraught with problems. Not least of...
  3. Warfare and Weapons in Dynastic Egypt

    Author Rating:
    3/5,
    Author:
    Rebecca Angharad Dean
    Weapons and tactics of the Pharaohs
  4. Battle Of The Bulge - The German View - Perspectives From Hitlers High Command

    Author Rating:
    3/5,
    Author:
    Danny S Parker
    The German High Command perspective of the Ardennes battle.
  5. Airborne

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Robert Radcliffe
    A 'faction' novel surrounding the formation of the Parachute Regiment.
  6. Ceremonial Swords of Britain

    Author Rating:
    2.5/5,
    Author:
    Lt Col (Retd) Edward Barrett MBE
    State and Civic Swords.
  7. As Dust to the Wind

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Peter Darman
    The sixth and final instalment of Peter Darman's Crusader Chronicles series
  8. Notes of a Russian Sniper

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Vassili Zaitsev
    A description of the Battle of Stalingrad from the Soviet perspective and the development of one of the greatest snipers of WWII
  9. British Warship Recognition Vol.III

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Richard Perkins
    A superbly elegant survey of RN cruisers 1877-1930
  10. The Memory Endures

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Reg Curtis
    The story of a Grenadier Guardsman and Pioneer of the Parachute Regiment 1937-1945.
  11. Find Me

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    J.S.Monroe
    A modern psychological thriller involving the death, in England, of the girlfriend of a young writer
  12. Hear the Boat Sing

    Author:
    Nigel McCrery
    Oxford and Cambridge Rowers Killed in World War I
  13. Seaforth World Naval Review 2017

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Conrad Waters (editor)
    Seaforth's annual review of the world's navies with specific chapter on some and also on some ship classes and weapons
  14. White water - Red Hot Lead

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Dan Daly
    Book review
  15. Monty's Highlanders, 51st Highland Division in Second World War, Patrick Delaforce

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Patrick Delaforce
    A history of the Highland Division during World War 2
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