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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Mar 2020 4:19 p.m. PST

"On 29 February I took advantage of the Foundry Leap Day 20% off sale and ordered "The Paraguayan War" book. I had heard good things about this work, but my expectations of presentation was not high probably a low cost print with maybe a spiral binding, despite a relatively high price you know what most books outside of the Osprey range are like. When I unpacked the parcel today I was very pleasantly surprised.

I was presented with an A4 sized hard bound book of 188 pages, printed on quality paper, with hundreds of black and white line drawings, detailed uniform descriptions, orders of battle, maps, sketches of gunboats, descriptions of campaigns and battles. Too often I find that with similar books that the content order is so muddled that you have to look in several places within the book to find what you need and even then some important detail will be missing. Since my day job is presenting and publishing technical documentation I can say with a degree of professional appreciation that this book appears very well structured, delivering the right information in the right order…"

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mghFond01 Apr 2020 9:47 a.m. PST

I bought that book years ago and loved it. It is THE book for anyone interested in that barely known war.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2020 12:08 p.m. PST

Thanks!.

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Costanzo102 Apr 2020 6:14 a.m. PST

It's interesting.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2020 11:25 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!. (smile)

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Historydude1807 Apr 2020 6:55 p.m. PST

I own the Osprey Campaign book on the war which came out in October. It's really good but this one looks good too.

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