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All in Scarlet Uniform (Napoleonic Wars Book 4)
All in Scarlet Uniform (Napoleonic Wars Book 4)
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars builds on previous volumes but a good stand alone book in its own right, 12 May 2016
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Cracking read, builds on previous volumes but a good stand alone book in its own right.


The Lost Fleet : Beyond the Frontier - Guardian (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier Book 3)
The Lost Fleet : Beyond the Frontier - Guardian (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier Book 3)
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5.0 out of 5 stars taking up where the last series finished- recommended to all fans of the series, 5 Dec. 2014
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Cracking sequel, taking up where the last series finished- recommended to all fans of the series.


French Foreign Legion in Indochina, 1946-1956: History, Uniforms, Headgear, Insignia, Weapons, Equipment
French Foreign Legion in Indochina, 1946-1956: History, Uniforms, Headgear, Insignia, Weapons, Equipment
by Raymond Guyader
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £58.50

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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 14 Nov. 2014
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superb guide to the Legion's uniforms, an invaluable resource.


The Lost Fleet: Courageous
The Lost Fleet: Courageous

4.0 out of 5 stars Cracking sequel, 20 Jun. 2014
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More of the same from Jack Campbell, which means its very, very good: Action packed and with some good plot twists.


The Lost Fleet: Fearless
The Lost Fleet: Fearless

5.0 out of 5 stars A cracking read, 17 May 2014
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From the opening page to the end, the pace never lets up, recommended; I immediately wanted to read the next one in the series.


The Nelson Touch (Ark Royal Book 2)
The Nelson Touch (Ark Royal Book 2)
Price: £3.18

4.0 out of 5 stars A good sequel, 8 May 2014
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A good follow up to Ark Royal, with the same good action sequences and some good new characters- like the first book, I could not put it down.


Ark Royal
Ark Royal
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4.0 out of 5 stars Cracking read, 30 April 2014
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This review is from: Ark Royal (Kindle Edition)
Enjoyable hard sci-fi and good to have British characters for a change. I found it hard to put down. The pace does not let up. I bought the sequel as soon as I finished it.


Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-56
Price: £7.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars a reminder of dark times, 5 April 2014
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Good account revealing the dreadful reality of communism. Should remove the scales from the eyes of apologists for the USSR


A Splendid Little War
A Splendid Little War
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4.0 out of 5 stars Another good read from Derek Robinson, 30 Sept. 2013
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Another fine story from the pen of this author; whilst perhaps lacking the impact of "A Piece of Cake", it nevertheless conveys the confusion,horror and humour of the Russian Civil War. There is the usual ensemble of characters and the action descriptions are first class.

I felt it ended abruptly, but then, this is true to the events it is depicting


Voyage
Voyage
Price: £4.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Cracking Alternative history, 25 July 2013
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This review is from: Voyage (Kindle Edition)
One of my favourite sci-fi books, a brilliantly written story of what might have been; grips you to the end


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