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by Russell Phillips
15 Aug 2020, 15:55
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Two WWII books for £0.99 each
Replies: 7
Views: 402

Two WWII books for £0.99 each

I've just discovered two WW2 ebooks for 99p each. I don't know how long they'll be at this price, so grab them now if you want them.

Assault from the Sea: https://books2read.com/u/bPKn6l?store=amazon

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy: https://books2read.com/u/3nWPZB
by Russell Phillips
03 Aug 2020, 07:52
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New review: British Battle Tanks: World War I to 1939
Replies: 5
Views: 722

New review: British Battle Tanks: World War I to 1939

Grant has reviewed the Osprey book "British Battle Tanks: World War I to 1939" by David Fletcher for the website.

https://sotcw.co.uk/british-battle-tank ... i-to-1939/
by Russell Phillips
10 Jul 2020, 18:28
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help me choose a book title
Replies: 13
Views: 1258

Re: Help me choose a book title

That's a good point. I think I'll avoid "Invasion" and "First", since it covers the whole campaign, not just the initial invasion.
by Russell Phillips
10 Jul 2020, 08:26
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help me choose a book title
Replies: 13
Views: 1258

Re: Help me choose a book title

Thanks Carl. Richard Baber has already said he wants a copy when it comes out :)
by Russell Phillips
09 Jul 2020, 19:12
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help me choose a book title
Replies: 13
Views: 1258

Re: Help me choose a book title

Let us all know when you publish, I look forward to a good read. I hope you are going to make good use of maps? I like a good map or two.... I'll make sure it's announced here. I'm hoping someone will review it for the website ;) I'm hoping to include at least some maps, but I haven't got to that s...
by Russell Phillips
09 Jul 2020, 12:40
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help me choose a book title
Replies: 13
Views: 1258

Re: Help me choose a book title

How many invasions were there? Will there be a follow-up book detailing the second? There was one initial invasion (Operation Ironclad), the goal of which was to take Diego Suarez. The British had initially intended not to take the rest of the island, but then realised that wasn't practical, so the...
by Russell Phillips
07 Jul 2020, 08:29
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help me choose a book title
Replies: 13
Views: 1258

Help me choose a book title

I'm setting this up as a poll, but comments are just as welcome as votes, if not more so :) My next book will be about the battle for Madagascar in WWII. It will cover the entire campaign, from the initial landings to the final Vichy surrender. I’m still undecided about the title, so would appreciat...
by Russell Phillips
07 Jul 2020, 08:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?
Replies: 7
Views: 1284

Re: A BEF Question...can anyone help please?

I know about the locomotives that they took over, but my main query is about coaches. The person I am in 'debate' with on Facebook says some LMS Stannier designed coaches were shipped over to France in 1939/40...I disagree, but can't find any evidence, photographic or written, to back up his claim....
by Russell Phillips
15 Jun 2020, 00:09
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Inspired by... a factory complex is born
Replies: 13
Views: 1006

Re: Inspired by... a factory complex is born

Very nice. The building with the chimney looks vaguely familiar. I think my brother-in-law may have had that years ago.
by Russell Phillips
09 Jun 2020, 11:17
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New Review: Osprey book about British WWII light tanks
Replies: 2
Views: 890

New Review: Osprey book about British WWII light tanks

There's a new review on the website, of the Osprey book "British Light Tanks 1927–1945 Marks I–VI" by David Fletcher, illustrated by Henry Morshead.

https://sotcw.co.uk/british-light-tanks/