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Posted by dykio on 14 Apr 2010, 08:25

Al the missed topics in this forum....... :lol: :lol:
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Posted by Madknight on 15 Apr 2010, 16:41

Thanks Poky, I would have missed that one... :occasion: :jumping: .
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Posted by Paul on 15 Apr 2010, 17:28

dykio wrote:Al the missed topics in this forum....... :lol: :lol:

So you´re reading a comedy drama with a lot of odd characters, in several chapters and no end in site. Site...get it?? :-)
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Posted by dutchboyinohio on 27 May 2010, 06:44

Currently reading Larry Alexander's "In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth". I've only read the first couple of chapters but it's a great read so far!

http://www.amazon.com/Footsteps-Band-Br ... 0451229916
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Posted by bilsonius on 03 Jun 2010, 21:22

Just reading Ben Kane The Forgotten Legion from the library - first of a trilogy starting with Crassus v Parthia. Not too bad, but not a patch on Alfred Duggan...
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Posted by Jeroen1302 on 05 Aug 2010, 12:53

I started reading in "The Decline of the West" from Oswald Spengler last week but I fear I'll have to stick to "Development through the Lifespan", "Human Biology", "General and Experimental Psychology" & "The Nerve Cell: Pocket Book for Neurophysiology" for now. :(
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Posted by Konrad on 05 Aug 2010, 15:51

Got some new books about my favorite theme.
Great stuff by Stephen Turnbull.

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Posted by musketier on 05 Aug 2010, 21:01

Almost finished reading ' Stalemate! the real story of trench warfare' by J.H. Johnson
very good book mainly deals with the British offensive effort 1915-1918.
up next is 'The German Offensives of 1918' by Martin Kitchen ed. Hew Strachan
can't wait to see how it turned out (hehe)
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Posted by MABO on 07 Sep 2010, 16:31

I have already finished
"The longest Day" by Cornelius Ryan
And I started reading when I was in Normandy, of course. Before that I had read "A bridge to far".
from the same author. It is interesting also to compare the books with the filmes.
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Posted by Peter on 07 Sep 2010, 18:04

Just read from Stephen E. Ambrose; Pegasus Bridge :thumbup:

Normandie to ;-)
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Posted by musketier on 07 Sep 2010, 19:16

MABO wrote:I have already finished
"The longest Day" by Cornelius Ryan
And I started reading when I was in Normandy, of course. Before that I had read "A bridge to far".
from the same author. It is interesting also to compare the books with the filmes.


MABO do you have his third book ''The Last Battle''? I always thought that would make a good movie as well. Considering how the other two turned into classic war films.
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Posted by Alois Nebel on 07 Sep 2010, 19:25

French fortresses in Franco-Prussian war during 1870-71. Very interesting reading. Especially the chapter about siege of Strasbourg.

http://obchod.boudamuseum.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=308

Only in Czech language :roll:

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Posted by Susofrick on 08 Sep 2010, 08:26

Going through Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin. Going veeeeeeery slow. Just as well as the story's not finished yet (three more books planned!!!). :neutral:
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Posted by Angelle Sambre on 08 Sep 2010, 12:10

Where to start? I am always bouncing around with something or another! But most recently, I finished a fictional historical novel ( like the series "Rome", it weaves the two), called "Roman Blood", and the Osprey book on the British campaign in the Sudan in the 18th century ( that I got for 1/3 the regular cost!)...
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Posted by Gabriel Guerin on 08 Sep 2010, 13:36

I am just finishing reading for the second time "QUEEN VICTORIA'S LITTLE WARS" by Byron Farwell, a greatly written report about the endless wars who cluttered the British Empire during the XIX century.
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Posted by MABO on 10 Sep 2010, 22:37

musketier wrote:
MABO wrote:I have already finished
"The longest Day" by Cornelius Ryan
And I started reading when I was in Normandy, of course. Before that I had read "A bridge to far".
from the same author. It is interesting also to compare the books with the filmes.


MABO do you have his third book ''The Last Battle''? I always thought that would make a good movie as well. Considering how the other two turned into classic war films.


I did not get my hands on it but it is interesting and I will try to get it. Today I bought the Movie "The longest day" I try to watch it again this weekend.
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Posted by monty on 14 Sep 2010, 21:05

Not Really historical but Lord Brocktree, part of the Redwall series by Brian Jacques
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Posted by DanV. on 26 Sep 2010, 00:13

Book in progress: "Liar" by Stephen Fry (I must grant I read it in Czech language :oops: ). I think that book is...Unusual and odd. I am looking forward what happens next.

The next book I would like to read is George Orwell´s Animal farm. I have read only one book by Orwell so far, 1984, and it is bloody good book.
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Posted by musketier on 26 Oct 2010, 02:06

Just finished: 'The Balkan Wars 1912-1913, prelude to the First World War' by Richard C. Hall
A short history of the conflict. An extremely good and interesting read. :-D
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Posted by ColeF on 26 Oct 2010, 13:37

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, in ooooold English. :sweatdrop:
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