The Maginot Line, History and Guide

http://tinyurl.com/yaemdw3h

A team of authors has produced a finely researched study of the Maginot line. The level of illustration is excellent and this must be the definitive guide to the history and locations of one of the greatest fixed fortifications ever constructed, a fascinating story – Most Highly Recommended.


http://reviews.firetrench.com

http://adn.firetrench.com

http://bgn.firetrench.com

http://nthn.firetrench.com

Continue reading

Dawn of Victory, Thank You China! Star Shell Reflections 1918-1919, The Illustrated Diaries of Jim Maultsaid

READ THE FULL REVIEW

This is a unique perspective of a number of aspects of WWI that have received little or no attention at the time, or by historians since then. The author has provided many cartoons and drawings that have been reproduced through the body of the book, using full colour as appropriate – Highly Recommended.


http://reviews.firetrench.com

http://adn.firetrench.com

http://bgn.firetrench.com

http://nthn.firetrench.com

Continue reading

The Road To Passchedaele, The Heroic Year in Soldiers’ own Words and Photographs

READ THE FULL REVIEW

The author has established a reputation for detailed knowledge of the Great War and has interviewed more than 270 veterans, writing seventeen books on the subject. An excellent account that makes great use of the actual words of the survivors of a campaign that epitomizes the Great War. These words are accompanied by a wealth of images that span the stages of the campaign – Highly Recommended.


http://reviews.firetrench.com

http://adn.firetrench.com

http://bgn.firetrench.com

http://nthn.firetrench.com

Continue reading

British Expeditionary Force. The Passchedaele Campaign 1917

READ THE FULL REVIEW

An in-depth account of the campaign that has come to symbolize the horrors of the Western Front. Excellent account supported by first rate maps through the body of the book and an evocative photo-plate section – Highly Recommended.


http://reviews.firetrench.com

http://adn.firetrench.com

http://bgn.firetrench.com

http://nthn.firetrench.com

Continue reading

The Siege of Tsingtau, The German-Japanese War 1914

READ THE FULL REVIEW

This is one of those WWI campaigns that has received very little coverage by historians. The horror of the Western Front has seized the attention of historians and although it was a very important element of WWI, there were many other very important elements, such as that covered by this excellent book – Highly Recommended.


http://reviews.firetrench.com

http://adn.firetrench.com

http://bgn.firetrench.com

http://nthn.firetrench.com

Continue reading

Win The Baltic Prize!

Win The Baltic Prize!

by BigJules

The Baltic Prize will be the next title in the Kydd Series. In the run-up to the official launch of The Baltic Prize on November 2 we’re holding a special contest for a prize of an early copy of the book. There will be five winners!
To enter, email julian@julianstockwin.com with the name of the birth town of Thomas Kydd. Please include your full postal address and ‘Baltic Prize Contest’ in the subject line. Five winners will be drawn on September 25 and notified by email

http://nthn.firetrench.com

Continue reading