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  1. Sticky Thread Allied-Axis - The Photo Journal of the Second World War - Editions 1-10, 18

    Note: Currently, these publications are ONLY available for viewing by our Advisory Panel (click here) and Contributing Members (click here). We've...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-27-2014 09:07 AM
    110, alliedaxis, editions, journal, photo, war, world
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  2. Announcement Sticky Thread Classic GUNS Magazine Editions on-line FREE (1955 issues and onwards)

    Classic GUNS Magazine Editions Click On The Cover Or Issue Date To Download A PDF Version Of These These issues are saved as a PDF file so you...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-30-2011 08:28 AM
    1955, classic, editions, eidtions, free, guns, issues, magazine, online, onwards
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  3. Announcement Sticky Thread This is me

    As the new moderator of the Book and Video Review Corner, I would like to introduce myself. Born in New Zealand many years ago, I grew up in what...

    Started by Gibbs505‎, 09-23-2007 12:11 AM
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  4. Announcement Sticky Thread How to use "The Book and Video Review Corner"

    Anyone who is into collecting old milsurps as a hobby, surely has a huge collection of reference material to go along with it, including books,...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-17-2007 08:56 AM
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  1. Ghost Soldiers - Army Ranger Prisoner Rescue from Cabanatuan

    THE GHOST SOLDIERS - 317 pages By Hampton Sides - Anchor Books Division of Random House The account of the the Army Rangers assembled for sole...

    Started by maxim‎, 01-25-2017 02:24 PM
    army, cabanatuan, ghost, prisoner, ranger, rescue, soldiers
    • Replies: 1
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  2. Zbrojovka Brno, From Firearms to Tractors. Arthur Nutbey ISBN 978-94-90024-00-0

    I have just received, today, the above hard-back book which I purchased just before Christmas. The 80 page book is profusely illustrated with a...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-06-2017 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-25-2017, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  3. Churchill's Secret Warriors

    I have just finished reading "Churchill's Secret Warriors"; by Damien Lewis. This book turned out to be quite a surprise, and a totally riveting...

    Started by 30Three‎, 01-19-2017 03:10 PM
    churchill, secret, warriors
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  4. A new book today

    It's a long way to Tipperary By McEwen (Scarce) ISBN 9780954441654 Another for my library only got it today had a quick gander very touching...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 12-20-2016 03:53 AM
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    12-20-2016, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  5. Siege of Jadotville (Film)

    A recent Netflix production, that I finished watching last evening. The film is based on Declan Power's non-fiction book, The Siege at...

    Started by Sentryduty‎, 10-26-2016 04:35 PM
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    film, jadotville, siege
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    12-15-2016, 11:26 AM Go to last post
  6. Allied ( bradd pitt film )

    went to see Allied last night , big mistake with the stens, they make a point on the travel safety (as they called it ), set in 1941, cross safety...

    Started by philb‎, 11-26-2016 03:53 AM
    allied, bradd, film, pitt
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    11-26-2016, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  7. WWI titles and some others (pic heavy)

    Thought I would share just some of my reading on WWI that I am wading through plus adding to, I try to get H/C 1st Ed's in early Australian AIF stuff...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 10-14-2016 03:42 AM
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    10-27-2016, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  8. BFG, Big Friendly Giant Movie

    Big Friendly Giant, A walt Disney childrens film by Roald Dahl (SP?) has a few scenes in it where soldiers are carrying FAL's some with wood...

    Started by mike16‎, 08-01-2016 03:03 PM
    bfg, big, friendly, giant, movie
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    08-01-2016, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  9. "13 hours" - a must to watch

    13 HOURS a great film and a true story of how things can go terribly wrong when you are in a country who doesn't want you there, and you have no...

    Started by Gil Boyd‎, 06-01-2016 03:52 AM
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    13 hours, watch
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    07-21-2016, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  10. Watching'"The Railway Man' on installments.

    I offer this for those who haven't seen this movie but intend to. Let's just say you might want to pace yourself. I DVR recorded "The Railway...

    Started by Paul S.‎, 04-28-2016 12:21 AM
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    installments, man, railway, watchingthe
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    05-04-2016, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  11. Post Major Medellin and Cali Cartel Pilot and Barry Seal Employer Publishes Memoirs

    Roger Reaves was central to the Medellin and Cali Cartel transportation system and has a lot to say about who was doing what to whom. There are...

    Started by Tarqwin‎, 04-28-2016 06:30 AM
    barry, cali, cartel, employer, major, medellin, memoirs, pilot, publishes, seal
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    04-30-2016, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  12. The Civilian Bomb Disposing Earl, by Kerin Freeman ISBN1473825601 Pen & Sword Books

    I am currently, nearly completed, reading the above book and most interesting it is proving to be. The book is a biography of the life of the Lord...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-05-2016 10:52 AM
    bomb, books, civilian, disposing, earl, freeman, isbn, kerin, pen, sword
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  13. New book on the Tank Destroyer training at Camp Hood

    First a disclaimer (I wrote this book). After obtaining the personal collection of the Camp Hood Post Commander I realized it contained a wealth of...

    Started by polartrill‎, 12-25-2015 11:42 PM
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    01-26-2016, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  14. Remembrances of Hell - The Great War Diary of Norman F Ellison

    Remembrances of Hell - The Great War Diary of Writer, Broadcaster and Naturalist - Norman Ellison: Amazon.co.uk: Norman Ellison, David Lewis:...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 01-09-2016 05:08 PM
    diary, ellison, great, hell, norman, remembrances, war
    • Replies: 3
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    01-15-2016, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  15. Found an interesting book "Pearl Harbor & The War In The Pacific"

    Here are a couple of photos of the page that caught my eye. It seems to be a good basic refrence for Allied & Axis gear. Also found one on D-day. If...

    Started by HOOKED ON HISTORY‎, 07-17-2015 09:06 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    01-07-2016, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  16. Light reading

    Have some new books to get into have just grazed through the 3 and I must say Hatchers Notebook is extremely interesting I am looking forward to...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 12-23-2015 08:10 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-23-2015, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  17. Free books

    Bought a estate out an here is some books i would like to pass on anyone interested? first picture is 2 books on artillery. 2nd picture is book an...

    Started by mmppres‎, 11-06-2015 07:59 PM
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    11-08-2015, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  18. Request for Book Review: AUSTRALIAN ANTIQUE ARMS & HISTORY - The best of John Swinfie

    Has anyone purchased this book from Ian: "AUSTRALIAN ANTIQUE ARMS & HISTORY - The best of John Swinfield" If so, is it worth buying? What does...

    Started by Jc5‎, 10-16-2015 05:55 AM
    antique, arms, australian, book, history, john, request, review, swinfie
    • Replies: 1
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    11-06-2015, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  19. History of the First Division During the World War

    Not really a review as I just got it but a reminder to look closely at those old books in the stores or yard sales. I collect old books, mostly...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-04-2015 06:54 PM
    division, durng, history, war, world
    • Replies: 0
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  20. Arrow Handbook on German Military Forces (by U. S. War Department March 31, 1944)


    Started by Badger‎, 06-08-2015 09:11 AM
    1944, department, forces, german, handbook, march, military, war
    • Replies: 1
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    06-14-2015, 10:40 PM Go to last post

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