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  1. old_fat_and_hairy

    S.A.S. Italian Job; The Secret Mission to storm a forbidden Nazi Fortress.

    In 1944 the attack on the 'soft underbelly' of Europe was in progress, American and British and Commonwealth troops had invaded Italy and were fighting their way through. In the meanwhile, Italian Partisans were behind enemy lines waging a war of attrition. The advance began to stall when it...
  2. ancienturion

    The End Of The Gallop The Battle For Kharkov

    This book is not really for the casual reader who merely wishes to read about what happened in Russia because it is a direct translation by Kevin Bridge of Aleksei Isaev’s extracts from Russian files. It describes changes in the philosophy of war during the series of battles around Kharkov...
  3. dockers

    The Bramall Papers

    As Sir Anthony Seldon points out in his foreword to the book, the papers of Lord Bramall are exceptional in both the time span that they cover and the scope of the writing. In this book, edited by Robin Brodhurst, both of these areas are explored. The book is divided into a number of...
  4. old_fat_and_hairy

    The Fights on The Little Horn

    I would imagine that most of us are aware of the great battle that was fought at the Little Big Horn, when General ( Brevet) George Armstrong Custer was killed, along with all those with him by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. The celebrated 7th Cavalry and what is regarded as one of their finest...
  5. dockers

    Dien Bien Phu, the FirstIndochina War 1946-1954

    Anthony Tucker-Jones is a former defence intelligence analyst. He has authored some 30 books and has written widely on regional conflicts. There are many books about this battle. What marks this book out, in my opinion, is that the author does not just concentrate on the build-up and battle...