Napoleon in 100 Objects


This addition to the innovative “ 100 Objects” series follows the established pattern for the series, with many full colour images through the body of the book. Napoleon is one of a handful of figures in history to have endured and continued to attract strong attention. – Recommended reading.

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Planned engineering work on Fire Project portals





We have scheduled two periods of planned engineering work for this week.

On Tuesday July 7 between 12:00 and 22:00 hrs MDT we will be working on all and portals This work is not expected to be visible to readers visiting these portals unless there is anything unexpected.

On Thursday July 9 between 12:00 and 22:00 hrs MDT there will be further work on some portals. This may result in some portals being temporarily unavailable during the period of the work.

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We thank our readers for their patience during any unavoidable disruption of service

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North Korea Waring with the World


The author’s forty year experience of Asia provides absorbing insights into the realities of North Korea and its ruling family. North Korea continues to present a serious threat to world peace and the Korean War has still not been fully terminated in a Peace Treaty. An understanding of the threat and the aims of its leaders is of vital importance. – Most Highly Recommended.

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Images of War, MacArthur’s Papua New Guinea Offensive 1942-1943, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives


The ‘Images of War’ series has become very popular because it provides rare selections of photographs, concise text and low pricing of military history. This new addition to the series also covers a seriously neglected key campaign of WWII. – Most Highly Recommended.

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