Since its release on October 19th , The new album of Asterix and Obelix –Asterix and the Chariot Race– proved to be an instant success, rocketing up the booksales in France and in Europe, with more than 2 million copies already sold within the past 3 weeks. On top of that, a new live action movie has just been announced for 2020, that will bring our 2 Gauls to China.
Many prestigious sales partners seized the opportunity to get associated with this unique phenomenon in the field of the publishing world (first circulation of 5 million copies, including 2 millions in France).
The only community to ever receive the George Cross has inevitably built up a few myths and legends. From 1940 to 1942, the island withstood heavy enemy air attack, not only survived but made a significant contribution to the defeat of the Axis in North Africa and supported the invasion and surrender of Italy – Very Highly recommended.
This is the most comprehensive account of the Maginot Line in 1940 and later in WWII. The Maginot Line suffered the basic weakness of all fixed defences but it also offered benefits– highly recommended.
Assassination of War Leaders is as old as history. Taking the head of the enemy can be more productive than launching an invasion. The group of well-known writers have produced a series of accounts of assassination plans and execution, under a sympathetic editor – fascinating read – highly recommended.