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Russ Lockwood13 May 2019 2:24 p.m. PST

I posted another nine book reviews on the HMGS website -- all short and to the point with a wargamer's eye for content.

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Mr Jones13 May 2019 2:50 p.m. PST

Very useful, thanks. I added one of the books to my wishlist – The Spanish-American War 1898 – something I know nothing about.

Russ Lockwood22 Jun 2019 7:48 p.m. PST

I post reviews about once per week, usually about 3 or 4 per posting. As noted above -- they're short and to the point with a wargamer's eye for content.

So far, 59 reviews since middle of April…and more coming.

The latest three:

BOOK REVIEW: Fallschirmjager: German Paratroopers 1937-1941

BOOK REVIEW: The Battle That Stopped Rome: Emperor Augustus, Arminius, and the Slaughter of the Legions in the Teutoburg Forest

BOOK REVIEW: Riflemen: The History of the 5th Battalion 60th (Royal American) Regiment 1797-1818


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Russ Lockwood29 Jun 2019 4:46 p.m. PST

Another seven book reviews for your reading consideration:

BOOK REVIEW: German and Russian Tank Models: 1939-1945

BOOK REVIEW: Hitler's Wave-Breaker Concept: An Analysis of the German End Game in the Baltic

BOOK REVIEW: Artilleries Francaises: De la Revolution et du Premier Empire

BOOK REVIEW: Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the War

BOOK REVIEW: The German High Command at War: Hindenburg and Ludendorff Conduct World War I

BOOK REVIEW: How Far From Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815

BOOK REVIEW: One-Hour Skirmish Wargames: Fast Play Diceless Rules for Small Unit Actions from Napoleonics to Sci-Fi

And an eighth: a longer one from the MagWeb archives:

BOOK REVIEW: Knight's Cross: A Life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

All at: HMGS: Historical Book Reviews Blog

Russ Lockwood13 Sep 2019 10:20 a.m. PST

Ooops. Haven't posted here in a while. More book reviews for your reading and researching pleasure… Now up to 96 I believe.

All at:
HMGS Historical-Book-Reviews

Latest entries:

* Arnhem: Defeat and Glory -- A Miniaturist Perspective

* French Bombers of WWII: White Series

* Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor

* Challenger 2: Photosniper 30

* Flashpoint Russia: Russia's Air Power Capabilities and Structure

* US Army Vehicles Markings: 1944

* Gloster Gladiator: Mk I and II (And Sea Gladiators) Monographs # 65 (3rd edition)

* Chieftain: British Cold War Main Battle Tank TankCraft 15

* The Cavalry Regiments of Frederick the Great 1756-1763

* Operation Drvar: Facsimile Report May 25, 1944

* M3A1 Scout Car: The US Army's Early World War II Reconnaissance Vehicle

* Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris

All at:
HMGS Historical-Book-Reviews

Russ Lockwood23 Oct 2019 9:52 a.m. PST

Book Reviews on the Ancient Era -- from the MagWeb Vault

All book reviews at HMGS Historical-Book-Reviews

Here are nine book reviews covering the ancient era that originally appeared in MagWeb.

* The Western Way of War: Infantry Battle in Classical Greece
The-Western-Way-of-War

* Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum
Cities of Vesuvius

* Roman Warfare
Roman Warfare

* Barbarians and Romans: AD 418-584: The Techniques of Accommodation
Barbarians and Romans

* Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician
Cicero

* The World of Herodotus
World of Herodotus

* Caesar
Caesar

* The First Armies
The First Armies

* Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past
Alexander the Great

All book reviews at HMGS Historical-Book-Reviews

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