Book Reviews

  1. The Reykjavik Assignment ... Author Adam Lebor.

    Author Rating:
    2/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Spy fiction
  2. Battleships of the World (1820-1945) by John Fidler

    Author Rating:
    3/5,
    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    An entry-level primer into the history of the batteship
  3. The Lost Story of the William and Mary by Gill Hoffs

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    A gripping story of misery, shipwreck and villainy on the high seas
  4. Cold War Counterfeit Spies: Tales of Espionage - Genuine or Bogus? by Nigel West

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Real life Smiley’s people and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy! I know that he knows, but does he know that I know he knows that I know he knows? Just when you thought you were beginning to think you understood things, along comes Nigel West and turns it all upside down: a deeply researched book which shows just how easy it is to pull the wool over people’s eyes. People are always making false claims but sometimes it is difficult to sort truth from fiction. Mr West takes a look at some of the...
  5. The Wager Disaster by Rear Admiral CH Layman

    Author Rating:
    4/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4.5/5,
    A real-life adventure story of shipwreck and disaster at sea
  6. Touble at Zero Hour by Rob Lofthouse.

    Fiction. Tales of an airborne soldier.
  7. Mobility Conquers – the Story of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group 1978-2005’ by Steenkamp & Heitman

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    South African mecahanised forces 1978-2005
  8. British Warship Recognition Vol.II by Richard Perkins

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    A further and very beautifully produced instalment of Richard Perkins' RN recognition drawings
  9. British Warship Recognition Vol.I by Richard Perkins

    Author Rating:
    5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    An absolutely superb compendium of detail on the appearance of British capital ships 1895-1939
  10. That Hamilton Woman

    Author Rating:
    4.5/5,
    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    A new look at Nelson's muse
Loading...