CA News: CA boosts European Inland Waterways Guides collection

A series of 10 new, full colour guides to moorings on the French inland waterways has been launched by the European Inland Waterways Section (EIWS) of the Cruising Association (CA) and is now available to purchase.
The guides have been produced by Gordon Knight and currently cover the Canal du Centre; Canal du Loing and Canal de Briare; Canal entre Champagne et Bourgogne; Canal Latéral à la Loire; Canal Latéral à la Marne; the River Marne; Canal du Rhône au Rhin; Canal du Rhône au Rhin (Nord) and Canal de Colmar; Canal de la Marne au Rhin (Est) and Canal de la Sarre and River Saar.

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Winning Armageddon, Curtis LeMay and Strategic Air Command, 1948-1957

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An important and insightful review of how Curtis LeMay and SAC built and maintained an effective nuclear deterrent. Naturally, any book on this subject will be contentious and provoking for some readers, but totally absorbing for others. – Most Highly Recommended

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Allied Coastal Forces of World War II, Volume I, Fairmile Designs & US Submarine Chasers

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This is the definitive work on Allied Coastal Forces vessels, written and illustrated by former RN officer, the late John Lambert, and American author and technical illustrator Al Ross. Originally, this work was published in two volumes by Conway Maritime and this new book is a new edition of Volume I with additional material, published beautifully by Seaforth publishing. – Most Highly Recommended

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Land Craft 2, M2/M3 American Half-Tracks of the Second World War

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This new series will prove very popular with both modellers and military enthusiasts, with its readable text and outstanding images. This addition to the series offers the story and pictures of the very important M2/M3 half-track vehicles. – Highly Recommended

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Tank Craft 18, Panther Tanks, German Army and Waffen-SS Defence of the West, 1945

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It is easy to understand why the Tank Craft series has become so popular. This addition to the series features nicely researched and presented text, with some outstanding images and an authoritative review of available model kits. – Highly Recommended

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Disaster at Stalingrad, an Alternative History

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Alternative histories provide intriguing possibilities but can also ignore some of the situations that explain how the real history was formed. This book makes a very good job of arguing the case with solid evidence, some fresh insights, and presents it in an absorbing and enjoyable text with good illustration, including a photo plate section. – Very Highly Recommended

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Images of War, The Eighth Army In North Africa, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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A new addition to the very popular Images of War series, covering the British Eighth Army in North Africa. The North African Campaigns were war of movement as armour travelled fast in advance, only to run short of supplies and be forced into retreat. – Highly Recommended

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