military history

  1. Bushmills

    Free Book for Anybody Lonely or Broke this Christmas

    Merry Christmas to everybody. It’s been a great year for me but I’m thinking of the people who are doing it tough, as getting through the day last year was very tough for me. If you’re stuck on your own or broke this Christmas, get in touch before midnight tomorrow via private message and I’ll...
  2. guzzijon

    Britain's Armed History. Starts tonight 05.01.17. BBC4

    I am increasingly liking BBC4 and a new three-part documentary which looks right up my street starts tonight. 9pm BBC4, trailer here:- Sword, Musket & Machine Gun: Britain's Armed History - BBC Four
  3. Subsunk

    ‘Mobility Conquers – the Story of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group 1978-2005’ by Willem Steenkamp & Hel

    There has been a recent ‘big bang’ in military history books on the South African and Rhodesian bush war experience. Many of these tend to be lively accounts with loads of pictures, often written by people who had been there and smelled the gunsmoke themselves. ‘Mobility Conquers’, a...
  4. Subsunk

    The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945 James Jinks & Peter Hennessy, Allen L

    The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945 James Jinks & Peter Hennessy, Allen Lane, London, ISBN 978-1846145803 This is a heavyweight book in every sense, notably in the £30 hardcover edition. It has already paid for itself as it provided a welcome distraction from the...