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Railway Journeys in Art Volume 8: Worldwide Destinations (Poster to Poster)
Railway Journeys in Art Volume 8: Worldwide Destinations (Poster to Poster)
by Richard Furness
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £40.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Vol 8 of this Superb Series....Worldwide Destinations, 7 Feb. 2017
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Over the years I have collect this excellent series of books and very pleased to get Vol 8 Worldwide Destinations. Using the Poster art to tell the story of railway travel and this vol continues the story and covers both British and overseas railway companies. These books are packed with full colour reproductions of posters from the National Railways Museum at York and other sources, a truly glorious selections of posters and if you've not purchased the previous vols I would urge you to do so...


Scouts Out
Scouts Out
by Robert J. Edwards
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £26.00

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good history of German armored reconnaissance in World War II...for a very reasonable price.., 20 Mar. 2014
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This review is from: Scouts Out (Hardcover)
I got this book as I feel overall there are very few other books on this topic with this kind of detail. I am sure this book would be of benefit to avid modellers as well as anyone with a passing interest in German Armour and I cannot recommend this title strongly enough, for the price alone.. this deserves 5 stars. `

It does contain lots of photos of German armoured reconnaissance units in World War II, some I have 'never-seen-before'. It gives a sound examination of the development of the reconnaissance force and how Germany rehearsed this and finally put into to action. It covers all types- :light armoured cars, command-and-control vehicles, foreign armoured cars half-tracks, and motorcycles. There is also a very good colour section which has lot of period photos and uniform details. A welcome new addition to the subject


Rifle Green in the Peninsula: Volume III
Rifle Green in the Peninsula: Volume III
by George Caldwell
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Continuing the 95th story....Vol 3.., 24 July 2012
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Bugle Horn again following on with their excellent previous vols ... Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 1:.... & [[ASIN:0951660047 Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 2.....have produce Vol 3 to bring us the battles of Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz and the battles of Salamanca and Vitoria. As with the previous vols in the series there is detailed information on individual awards (MGS Clasp Salamanca for example).

Superb series on this often misunderstood period of history.


Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 2
Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 2
by George Caldwell
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best of the 95th Histories...and a superb read....Vol.2, 24 July 2012
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Bugle Horn Publications have added the welcome second volume of this series Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 1: An Account of the 95th Foot in the Peninsular Campaign of 1808-14Rifle Green in the Peninsula: Volume III..and its follows the 95th through the battles of Talavera, Busaco, Barrosa and Fuentes de Onoro, along with lists of MGS Clasp and Medal

The illustrations from James Dann again bring the period to life and the captions are very well done and specific attention is paid to naming the individuals illustrated. As with Vol 1 this excellent publication was again honestly a treat to read, Caldwell & Cooper again have packed to the hilt with a more than generous amount of fascinating detail written in a very readable style.

Using all known primary sources, regimental records and numerous museum and private collections alongside their clear love of the subject, the authors have produced ,not only the definitive description of the battles in the Peninsula but also of the Riflemen and bringing them back to life.
It's worth nothing that there is a limited print run on these publications and will within a short period of time become very scarce.

Overall, a thoroughly excellent record, with emphasis on naming subjects and brings the history to life.


Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 1: An Account of the 95th Foot in the Peninsular Campaign of 1808-14
Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 1: An Account of the 95th Foot in the Peninsular Campaign of 1808-14
by George Caldwell
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best of the 95th Histories...and a superb read....Vol.1, 24 July 2012
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Rifle Green in the Peninsula from Bugle Horn publications Vol 1 (of a 4 Vol set) is not just a set or collection of quotes, this vol and the others in the series is perhaps the best complete history of the 95th in the Peninsula war. Rifle Green in the Peninsula: v. 2 Rifle Green in the Peninsula: Volume III.

This vol set outs with Battles of Rolica, Vimeiro and Corunna and also includes lists of the Military General Medal Official Entitlement and the actual entitlement as proven by the paylists.

These current 3 Vols in print are not only richly detailed in naming individual Rifleman but it's the way both authors have managed to bring an engaging narrative from the history of `Rifleman Harris' and match this to official history of Wellington, Oman and other to produce as much reference material you will need, alongside the enthralling story of the 95th.

This excellent publication was honestly a treat to read, as it was packed to the hilt with a more than generous amount of fascinating detail written in a very readable style. Coupled with the range of excellent colour and black and white illustrations, detailed time lines and maps, I have no doubt that it will be especially appreciated by both serving and ex Riflemen but also by family history researchers, military historians together with militaria and medal collectors alike.


British Colonial Badges: Military Insignia of the Land Forces of the Colonies, Protectorates and Dependencies
British Colonial Badges: Military Insignia of the Land Forces of the Colonies, Protectorates and Dependencies
by Barry Renfrew
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All in one superb book..., 18 Jun. 2012
This is another great title for Terrier Press alongside Forgotten Regiments: Regular and Volunteer Units of the British Far East this is again a superb work. I have waited some time for all of this information to be in one book in colour and written by people who know and love their subject. They have found and provided information on many of the small and short lived colonial units and not only is this useful to collectors but I know for those involved in living history projects this will be a valuable reference, there are just under 1400 items referenced from units such as Tanganyika police to KAR and many more...again I would not be without it on my shelf...superb.


Forgotten Regiments: Regular and Volunteer Units of the British Far East
Forgotten Regiments: Regular and Volunteer Units of the British Far East
by Barry Renfrew
Edition: Hardcover

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Forgotten Regiments..., 18 Jun. 2012
Forgotten Regiments from Terrier Press: (British Colonial Badges British Colonial Badges: Military Insignia of the Land Forces of the Colonies, Protectorates and Dependencies is a very welcome addition to the often misunderstood and over looked area of colonial units. For book of just under 250 pages it is packed with information on these units I have not previously come across. It is very well written and will engage those who may not be routinely interested in matters military in that it is a througly enjoyable read. Some of the units covered include the Malay Volunteer forces, Hong Kong Regiment, Burma Rifles, Fiji Regiment and the 1st Chinese regiment. An excellent book.


Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935
Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935
by Martin Windrow
Edition: Hardcover

8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beau Geste revealed...., 27 May 2010
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Every few years a book comes along that can truly be called a 'classic'. Martin Windrow's The Last Valley: Dien Bien Phu and the French defeat in Vietnam (Cassell Military Paperbacks) was such a book on the Dien Bien Phu and again in this book he shows his exceptional skills as an editor, knowledge of all things French Foreign Legion and France to produce and exceptional book on the FFL. For those new to this subject area it may be worth noting that Martin Windrow has been editing the Osprey Men at Arms series through its best years. His skills as an editor and his ability to engage the reader in the subject are clear from the opening pages of this book. I agree with other reviews that his description of the 'big picture' politics in 1870 in Paris - 1880 in Indo-China etc put the role of the Legion into a clearer picture. His opening chapter and the context he puts 'European colonial military corps and European colonialism' is I think one of the most succinct, balanced and intelligent descriptions I have read. With this context set, the reader is taken on a real journey through this often mis-understood period of Legion history, rich in discriptions of 'Legion forts and front line life'. For those of us not fluent in French and unable to fully appreciate material published in France, this book fills a considerable gap. A thoroughly enjoyable read and one I now I will read again.


The best in the Southwest: The 380th bombardment group (H) in World War II, Southwest Pacific Area
The best in the Southwest: The 380th bombardment group (H) in World War II, Southwest Pacific Area
by Glenn R Horton
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the Best..!, 11 Nov. 2009
Few books now been published can match the quality and production of this book. The 500 pages are packed with photographs, maps, well edited text and a superb colour section that has nearly 15 pages of profiles, plus colour photos. While currently this book is out of print,(2009) it stands head and shoulders above many of the Group Histories on offer from mainstream publishers. If you have seen or own a copy of "Warpath Across the Pacific: The Illustrated History of the 345th Bombardment Group During WWII (Hardcover)~ Lawrence J. Hickey", it is very much similar in design and quality. [ASIN:0913511005 Warpath across the Pacific: The illustrated history of the 345th Bombardment Group during World War II]Warpath across the Pacific: The illustrated history of the 345th Bombardment Group during World War II


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2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Worst Shoe..., 26 May 2009
This has to be the worst shoe I have ever bought. Be very careful when ordering size on this as I'm a size 8 but this is very tight. While the outside of the shoe seems sturdy, after two 20 mile walks, it's begging to show stress already. The worst part of this shoe is the very poor quality insole, it offers no support or cushioning and is very flimsy, one serious wetting and you will have to replace it. Very disappointed with this product from a company that normally produces good footwear.


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