Britain 1940, The Decisive Year On The Home Front

From the start of war, to the German invasion of the Low Countries and France, there was a phony war, then Britain faced an enemy at the door. The author provides a fascinating account of Britain on the Home Front, from boredom, to fear of invasion, to the sense of victory to come Very Highly Recommended

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British Naval Weapons of World War Two, The John Lambert Collection, Volume III: Coastal Forces Weapons

One of the great delights for a military history reviewer is the preservation of outstanding definitive books and images. The unique collection of John Lambert books and drawings has been preserved by Seaforth, who are now republishing with new introductions and editing, in this case by leading naval historian Norman Friedman Most Highly Recommended

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Destroyer Cossack, detailed in the original builders’ plans

A new volume from the very successful collaboration between the publisher and the (British) National Maritime Museum. HMS Cossack was one of the 18 strong class of powerful destroyers known collectively as The Tribals Most Highly Recommended

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A History Of The Small Arms Made By The Sterling Armament Company, Excellence In Adversity

This has to be the Book of the Year for small arms. The authors have provided a detailed history of the Sterling Armament Company and its most famous product, the Sterling sub-machine-gun Most Highly Recommended

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Greece and Rome at War

This comprehensive review of Greek and Roman military formations and technologies is a tour de force. The combination of clearly presented text and a very large number of commissioned full colour illustration through out the body of the book has been achieved at an incredibly low price – Most Highly Recommended

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TankCraft No.24, Panther Tanks, German Army Panzer Brigades, Western and Eastern Fronts, 1944-1945

Another excellent addition to the TankCraft series of books, aimed primarily at modellers, but applicable to an even wider readership. The Panther was developed as the answer to the Soviet T-34 and was a major advance in tank design Very Highly Recommended

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The Titanic and the City of Widows It Left Behind, The Forgotten Victims Of The Fatal Voyage

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The sinking of the Titanic has produced a wealth of books, articles, films and TV documentaries, all of which have given very little thought to the dependents and friends of those who lost their lives in this ocean tragedy. A moving and involving story that corrects this neglect, told by a descendant of a Titanic widow – Most Highly Recommended

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