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Spitfires on the attack!

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 30, 2014

Amazing gun camera footage from late-war Spitfires as they strafe targets in Northern France in 1944.

These are the mounts that feature in the latest Aircraft of the Aces title: Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45.

Enjoy!

 

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US website prices return!

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 29, 2014

Good news as prices return to normal on the website

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Sunday Photo - Battle of St. Quentin Canal

Posted by Emily Heagerty on September 28, 2014

On the 29th September 1918, British, Australian and American forces secured a pivotal victory at the battle of St. Quentin Canal, achieving the first full breach of the Hindenburg line (Siegfriedstellung)...

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US prices - beware!

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 26, 2014

Important notice about the website for our US customers!

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Charge! The best battle cries in history.

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 26, 2014

A fun and factual Friday list to celebrate the impending weekend. Discover the greatest battle cries in history, and tell us about any that you know of that we might have missed!

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Waterloo Campaign - extra material!

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 24, 2014

The first of John Franklin's trilogy on the crucial and formative Battle of Waterloo is not too far off. Waterloo 1815 (1) Quatre Bras is available for pre-order, but for such an important Campaign title we thought it only proper to present some extra resources.

The author is a skilled writer and an exhaustive researcher, and he very kindly offered to share with us some extra material in the shape of an article that he's put together, concerning the Brunswickers at Quatre Bras. Enjoy! 

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Chinese Resistance in the Battle of Hong Kong 1941-45

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 24, 2014

Benjamin Lai provides us with some essential background reading about the little known exploits of Chinese Resistance fighters, to augment the recent release of Hong Kong 1941-45.

Following the actions of the ERC and some of its prominent members, this piece explains the key role played by non state groups in supporting the Allied war effort in Hong Kong, through prisoner escape efforts and daring raids.

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Robert Forczyk on writing Where the Iron Crosses Grow and the Crimea; then and now.

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 23, 2014

Robert Forcyk has provided a great piece of insight into the perspectives he gained when writing his new General military title: Where The Iron Crosses Grow. 

“Those who do not remember history will be condemned to repeat it.” 

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Alternative Histories: Useful historiography or pointless speculation?

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 22, 2014

Have you read a counterfactual history? If so, what did you make of it? Read on for some musings on an intriguing subject. 

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Where the Iron Crosses grow - free extract!

Posted by Michael Kazich on September 22, 2014

Get a bitesized taster of Robert Forczyk's exciting new General book!

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