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Book Reviews

  1. A Companion to the Falklands War

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Gregory Freemont Barnes
    A historical overview, and compendium of the Falklands War and the groups involved
  2. The Killing School

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Brandon Webb with Joihn David Mann
    A description of sniping in recent years and the changes brought into the SEAL sniper program.
  3. Battle of Britain: Ladybird Expert Book

    Author:
    James Holland
    This is a traditionally laid out book from Ladybird which many of you may remember either from your own childhood days or from buying and reading to your own children. There is a page of text on the left side of the book and a full page piece of artwork on the right hand page. The big difference is that these are written for adult readers with much more information than a child’s book would contain. Having said that, I don’t really see the point of the books. The text is by the very well...
  4. Relatively Lucky by Tim Anderson

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Tim Anderson
    The story of a Territorial Gunner in the Great War.
  5. British Cruisers of the Victorian Era

    Author Rating:
    4.75/5,
    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Norman Friedman
    A compendious account of the evolution of the cruiser in RN service during and a while after Victoria's reign, elegantly presented
  6. Law and War Magistrates In The Great War

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Jonathan Swan
    August 1914 A clash of empires. How would England's Common Law function in a major war. Would the freedoms of the subject be preserved? An account of the bench in the Great War
  7. Rage

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Phillip Harben
    Former soldier dealing with Road Rage/PTSD.
  8. A Dictionary of Coastal Command 1939 - 1945

    Author Rating:
    3/5,
    Average User Rating:
    3/5,
    Author:
    Geoff Simpson
    An A - Z of Coastal Command during the Second World War
  9. A Secret Well Kept

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Author:
    Constance Kell
    An interesting biography of an unusual talented and very interesting man, who did our country great service.
  10. NO MIDDLE NAME

    Author:
    Lee Child
    12 short stories from the Jack Reacher series.
  11. Sons of the Citadel (Parthian Chronicles #6)

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Peter Darman
    The final instalment in the Parthian Chronicles
  12. BULLECOURT 1917: Breaching the Hindenburg Line

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    Paul Kendall
    British and Australian breaching of the Hindenburg Line in 1917.
  13. War - An Enquiry by A C Grayling

    Author Rating:
    1/5,
    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    A C Grayling
    Back in the mid-1980s, (the time of the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, deployment of cruise and Pershing missiles and the SS21 and Reagan’s “Evil Empire speech” there was a group called Frankie Goes to Hollywood which had a hit with a song which opened “War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!” Seven words which made a point with admirable clarity, albeit the argument was a bit skimpy. Three decades later A C Grayling has emerged from St Anne’s College, Oxford and published this...
  14. Retribution Road

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Author:
    Antonin Varenne
    Fiction, Adventure, Murder.
  15. The Highway; by C.J.Box

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Author:
    C.J.Box
    A Cassie Dewel story.
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