The story of the torpedo bomber has never been told before in the clear and comprehensive manner of this new book. The air-launched torpedo claimed its first victims in the early part of |WWI, in WWII at Taranto and Pearl Harbour it decimated the might of two navies, but by 1945 it was a weapon system on its way out . – Most Highly Recommended.
The story of a journey from raw 2nd Lt to Colonel commanding Special Forces Task Force. This memoir of a Special Forces commander holds the readers attention to the last page . – Most Highly Recommended.
Another nicely crafted book from a leading aviation historian and author, this time covering the Halifax crews. The Handley Page Halifax was one of three RAF heavy bombers to enter service in the air war over Europe. – Very Highly Recommended.
A new addition to a popular series that approaches military history through 100 Objects. The selected objects include the rare, the quirky, the emotive, the practical and the mundane. – Highly Recommended.
From potential war-winning weapon, to hunted target, the U-Boat service promised so much. The author provides an absorbing presentation of the progress of war for the German U-Boat Service with an interesting photograph selection in support. – Highly Recommended.
From an acknowledged historian of armour and its employment, a detailed account of Hitler’s Panzers. This is a comprehensive history of the German Panzers with good photo-plate sections in illustration. – Very Highly Recommended.
A delightful pictorial biography in a form the French have made their own. This is the work of four French authors, translated into English, and saluting Sir Winston Churchill. – Very Highly Recommended.
This is the first book in the series to cover a class of ship, previous volumes providing original builders’ plans for a single major warship. The Black Swan Class were built to provide the numbers of convoy escorts required, especially for the North Atlantic convoys. – Highly Recommended.
A new book from the very popular Images of War series. The Tiger heavy tanks were formidable machines, but also suffered from weight, reliability and logistics. – Highly Recommended.