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  1. BratMedic

    Fallschirmjäger!

    This book features the memoirs of seventeen volunteers and one conscript who fought from Poland in 1939, Norway, Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands during 1940/41 including the airborne and glider assault on the Belgian redoubt of Eben Emael. Operation Mercury, the airborne invasion of the...
  2. M

    George Jellicoe, SAS and SBS Commander by Nicholas Jellicoe

    Pen and Sword Military have pulled it off again: they have published yet another brilliant and readable military biography, worthy of a place beside Richard Mead's biography of Major-General Bob Laycock, Commando General: The Life of Major General Sir Robert Laycock KCMG, CB, DSO (reviewed for...
  3. Goatman

    Crete 2016 - rip-off or paradise island?

    Mate of mine just came back from a week on Crete. Loved the island , hated his accom and felt overcharged for everything. I haven't been there since 2003. I suspect the recent dive in the Sterling Euro rate didn't help. Views welcome. Are Cretans more rapacious than elsewhere? Is it simply...
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