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Featured battle : Halberstadt

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 29 July 1809

Frederick, the dispossessed Duke fo Brunswick refused to accept the Austrian/French cease fire. This was his first engagement in his attempt to drive to the coast. Following the battle about 300 of the Westfalian prisoners joined the Brunswick colours.

Featured image :

EH101 Merlin Helicopter

EH101 Merlin Helicopter

An Augusta Westland EH101, in service with the Royal Naval Air Service as a Merlin HM.1 No. R269. It's primary roles are anti-submarine and Anti-surface warfare, but can also be used in the Airborne early warning, Search and Rescue, Medevac and transport roles. In this picture it's innovative high-lift rotor tips and 5 rotor design can clearly be seen. Also note the Blue Kestrel radar dome beneath the nose.

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortresses

Bishop, M C
Providing exactly what the title suggests, this is primarily a gazetteer of all currently known Roman Legion bases, each with well referenced details such as location, situation, size, orientation etc. as well as the units that were based there together with line drawings and photographs. The handbook also contains appendices of Legionary timelines and a clear list of fortresses listed in the Notitia Dignitatum. The introductory section is short, but focussed carefully on the architecturally important details that pertain to Legion bases, and while well written, does assume a reasonable working knowledge of Roman military history. The bibliography is truly huge, and all in all this handbook should be considered an essential reference for a Roman military scholar.
Pen & Sword, Barnsley., Jan 2013

Reviewed : 2013-02-12 00:00:00