Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Anyway, first up are two hefty books for the Bag The Doodlebug project, the first of which lists every single V1 interception in chronological order by aircraft type, together with details from the pilot log books, combat reports and eyewitness accounts. Very useful indeed!
Second, we have three books for IABSM, the first two focussing on the 15mm 5th DCLI late war project and the last for the Burma 1944 project, both of which are waiting in the boxes for a suitable excuse to start. I've read books by both authors and know that they're very well researched, well written and packed with useful information.
Thirdly, a couple of books for BTH2 which are about different aspects but of equal interest. I was waiting for The Decisive Duel to come out in paperback but now have a hardback copy for a lower price, which is great. The USAAF book has some particularly fine colour profiles and ties in well with my, yet to be based up, late war fighter collection that I'll be putting together to use against the Luftwaffe.
Finally, there's a copy of Angus Konstam's The Spanish Armada, which is the usual glossy offering from Osprey. I like Mr Konstam's books as they are well researched and very colourful, with plenty of line drawings, maps, photos and artist's illustrations, all of which make them very inspirational for wargaming projects.
...not a bad collection and well worth the trip to Wells, although there's also a branch of Superbook just down the road from me in Romsey. I think I'll be making a trip before long for some more very affordable and extremely useful military history reference material!
Bag The Hun (362) AK47 (330) Books (282) Back of Beyond (197) Bolt Action (153) Old West (118) Coastal Warfare (112) Pirates (106) Chain of Command (104) Bag The MiG (103) Wings at War (96) MiG Alley (92) VBCW (86) 15mm Sci-Fi / Near Future (79) Target Locked On (70) Shows (67) BKC (65) Darkest Africa (65) Fistful of Lead (62) Rapid Fire (57) Indo China / Vietnam (56) Victory at Sea (52) Saga (51) Ironclads (50) Saurian Safari (50) Boardgames (49) Knights of the Sky (45) Gladiators (41) What a Tanker (41) Flashpoint Baltic (40) Britain's Small Wars (39) Journals (34) Pre-Dreadnoughts (34) Flashpoint Taiwan (33) IABSM (31) Iron Cow (29) Post Apocalypse (29) Atlantic Wall (28) Normandy Firefight (27) Full Thrust (25) Samurai (23) France's Small Wars (22) Lion Rampant (22) Air War C21 (20) Fortifications (20) 28mm English Civil War (19) Achtung Kommando! (18) Cold War (18) PITS (18) Aircraft (14) Mexican Revolution (14) Napoleonic Naval (14) Naval Thunder (14) Rate of Fire (14) Black Ops (13) Dragon Rampant (13) Aliens (12) Desert Spitfires (12) Flashpoint PVO (12) Imaginations (12) Iron Cross (12) Aeronef (11) Imperial Commander (11) Impetus (11) SCW (11) Flashpoint Alto Cenepa (10) 633 Squadron (9) CY6 Jet Age (9) Flashpoint Fleet Air Arm (9) Gaslands (9) 28mm Future Wars (8) ACW (8) Adventures in Jimland (8) Ancients (8) Dux Britanniarum (8) Cry Havoc (7) Zulus! (7) French Indian Wars (6) Frostgrave (6) Three Musketeers (5) Arab Revolt (4) Five Men at Kursk (4) French Resistance (4) In Her Majesty's Name (4) Maurice (4) Scramble for Britain (4) The Men Who Would Be Kings (4) Galactic Heroes (3) HOTT (3) Strontium Dog (3) Check Your Six! (2) Crom (2) Disposable Heroes (2) Duel of Aces (2) Fire and Steel (2) Gangsters (2) HYW (2) Iron Stars (2) Luft 46 (2) NUTS! (2) No Go Zone (2) Sharp Practice (2) War in El Dorado (2) 2mm ECW (1) Dropzone Commander (1) Hind Commander (1) Sturmovik Commander (1)