BookPick: Winter Selection

BookPick: Winter Selection

by BigJules

As this new year begins here’s a trio of books that caught my eye. They’re all very much sea-focused so whether you’re a student of the role of the British Navy 1793-1815, drawn to great epic tales of survival or seeking to learn more about navigation at sea I think there’s something that will appeal. And as a bonus I have a copy of ‘The Endurance’ to give away. Just email julian@julianstockwin.com with your postal details and ‘Giveaway’ in the subject line. Deadline for entry: January 23.

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The Crimean War, Then & Now

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This is a very interesting book that manages to be both a serious history of the Crimean War and a guide book to help those on holiday to find their way around the old battlefields and points of interest. The illustrations, mostly in full colour, provide a level of illustration not achieved before in this subject – Highly Recommended.


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C-130 Hercules, a History

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A history of an aviation great, from the pen of a popular and well-established author of aviation history. This new book contains a great many outstanding images, mostly in full colour through the body of the book. As always the author has impeccably researched his subject – Much Recommended.


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Voices From The Past, The Siege of Sevastopol 1845-1855, The War in the Crimea Told Through Newspaper Reports, Official Documents and the Accounts of Those Who Were There

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The author has already produced a number of successful books reviewing aspects of the Crimean War. This new book is part of the popular Voices From The Past – Much Recommended.


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Air War Varsity

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The author has established an impressive portfolio of aviation histories and established a loyal following of readers. This new book is a worthy addition to the portfolio and covers the story of the use of airborne troops in very large numbers during the closing stages of war in Europe – most highly recommended.


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