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  • "Killing Reagen".

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    • Swords Around A Throne by Elting.
      "The blade itself incites to deeds of violence".

      Homer


      BoRG

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      • Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again by Donald Trump.

        No, you're not seeing things, folks...heeee's back!
        SGT, 210th MP Battalion, 2nd MP BDE, MSSG

        Fervently PRO-TRUMP, anti-Islam and anti-Steelers!

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        • The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330 by Ian Mortimer
          "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."- Sir Winston Churchill, about R.A.F. fighter pilots."
          "It is well that war is so terrible, else we grow to fond of it." - Robert E. Lee

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          • Originally posted by Robbie Lynne View Post
            The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330 by Ian Mortimer
            The Mortimers were all over the area in which I live with market towns like Cleobury Mortimer, Various Mortimer Houses, Mortimers Cross (site of a vicious battle) and pub signs galore
            Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe (H G Wells)
            Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens (Friedrich von Schiller)

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            • A book on the influence of railroads on war.

              Engines of War
              Last edited by Mountain Man; 03 Jan 17, 14:15.
              Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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              • Originally posted by MarkV View Post
                The Mortimers were all over the area in which I live with market towns like Cleobury Mortimer, Various Mortimer Houses, Mortimers Cross (site of a vicious battle) and pub signs galore
                Fascinating family with an old line...I am kind of obsessed with Roger and Queen Isabella
                "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."- Sir Winston Churchill, about R.A.F. fighter pilots."
                "It is well that war is so terrible, else we grow to fond of it." - Robert E. Lee

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                • Wielki bluff sowiecki, Władysław Michniewicz

                  Opis przebiegu gry operacyjnej "Trust" - pierwszej międzynarodowej kombinacji sowieckich służb specjalnych, której założenia stanowią fundament ich działalności po czasy współczesne.

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                  • I'm Reading this now:



                    It's an excellent book so far.

                    Paul
                    ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                    All human ills he can subdue,
                    Or with a bauble or medal
                    Can win mans heart for you;
                    And many a blessing know to stew
                    To make a megloamaniac bright;
                    Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                    The Pixie is a little shite.

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                    • Originally posted by Skoblin View Post
                      Wielki bluff sowiecki, Władysław Michniewicz

                      Opis przebiegu gry operacyjnej "Trust" - pierwszej międzynarodowej kombinacji sowieckich służb specjalnych, której założenia stanowią fundament ich działalności po czasy współczesne.
                      Does that mean this?

                      Great Soviet bluff by Wladyslaw Michniewicz

                      Operation "Trust" - the first international combination of the Soviet special services, which assumptions are the foundation of their business to modern times.

                      Paul
                      ‘Tis said his form is tiny, yet
                      All human ills he can subdue,
                      Or with a bauble or medal
                      Can win mans heart for you;
                      And many a blessing know to stew
                      To make a megloamaniac bright;
                      Give honour to the dainty Corse,
                      The Pixie is a little shite.

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                      • Originally posted by Dibble201Bty View Post
                        Does that mean this?

                        The Great Soviet bluff by Wladyslaw Michniewicz

                        Operation "Trust" - the first international combination of the Soviet special services, which assumptions are the foundation of their business to modern times.

                        Paul
                        Masz absolutną rację!
                        Michniewicz was a Polish intelligence official in the 1920s. Good luck finding this book however. Near as I know there are only a handful of copies in existence.
                        Last edited by Skoblin; 09 Jan 17, 12:20.

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                        • Originally posted by Dibble201Bty View Post
                          I'm Reading this now:



                          It's an excellent book so far.

                          Paul
                          Looks good darling
                          "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."- Sir Winston Churchill, about R.A.F. fighter pilots."
                          "It is well that war is so terrible, else we grow to fond of it." - Robert E. Lee

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                          • The Stockholm Run: Air Transport Between Britain and Sweden During WWII

                            The German assault on Denmark and Norway in April 1940 effectively cut off all surface communications between neutral Sweden and the Western Allies. Diplomats and VIPs still needed to travel to and from Sweden and exports of highly valuable goods needed to be maintained. To gain support for the war against an all-conquering Germany, it was also important to give Swedish public opinion the opportunity to read British newspapers and magazines. The only realistic way to maintain these links between Sweden and Britain was by air, and a service was immediately established by BOAC, operating Lockheed Super Electras. Throughout the war, a variety of aircraft would operate the service, including Hudson, Lodestar, Whitley, Dakota, Liberator and of course the Mosquito, all being demilitarized as the Swedes did not allow armed aircraft to operate on their airfields. From the Norwegian perspective, and helping the allied war effort, the thousands of young Norwegians who fled to Sweden were keen to join the Allied fight against the Nazis. Unhappy with the lack of capacity provided by BOAC, a Norwegian transport unit was established, operating as a detachment of BOAC, was set up with the focus on carrying people. Keen to keep up exports and allowing Swedish nationals the freedom to travel, Swedish airline AB Aerotransport established their own service to Britain in 1942 with DC-3s, and later B-17s converted to carry passengers and cargo. From 1944, the USAAF Air Transport Command established their service to fly out Norwegian refugees and to return interned bomber crews, operating civilian registered CB-24, C-87 and C-54.

                            This book covers the history of the flights and the aircraft used. It also has details of the markings and color schemes throughout the war, illustrated with many rare wartime photos and color profiles by the author of all the aircraft types.
                            Comprehensive book with a lot of material to digest. Great pictures and maps as well. Also looks at the German response to these flights.

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                            • Originally posted by CarpeDiem View Post

                              The Stockholm Run: Air Transport Between Britain and Sweden During WWII



                              Comprehensive book with a lot of material to digest. Great pictures and maps as well. Also looks at the German response to these flights.
                              The relations between neutral Sweden and the Western Allies is an aspect of WW2 I would like to learn more about.
                              Thnx
                              BoRG

                              You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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                              • Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

                                by Sarah Chayes

                                Good book to understand the political realities in countries mostly in the Third World and the obstacles faced by any Western military operations in those regions.

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