Monthly Archives: March 2014

Book Acquisitions

This has been a great week for acquisitions. I picked up Max Hastings Catastrophe 1914 at a local independent bookshop. It is important to support the few remaining independent booksellers left. I really enjoy all the books Hastings has written … Continue reading

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British Submarines of World War I – Review

When The Great War started, submarines were as underdeveloped technologically as their aeroplane cousins. Their engineering designs used both petrol as well as diesel engines. Tactics and weapons were still in development with the deck gun only gaining acceptance once … Continue reading

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Gazelle Class

Cruisers are a needed part of navies. It does not matter if we are talking of frigates in the age of sail or heavy cruisers fighting in The Slot during World War II. They are the eyes of the fleets, … Continue reading

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