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Featured battle : Atlanta

Part of American Civil War

Date : 22 July 1864

General Sherman took and sacked the city when Hood's troops withdrew, causing a major blow to confederate morale.

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Tenby town walls

Tenby town walls

The impressive remains of Tenby's medieval city walls, which also protected the town and defied the Parliament's troops when Tenby was held for the King in May 1648 during the 2nd English Civil War.

Gallery updated : 2021-04-01 18:52:49

Featured review :

United States Airborne Divisions 1942-2018 (Images of War series)

Michael Green
Another in the "Images of War" series, this is a good overview of the equipment and organisation of, primarily, the 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions, with some coverage of other divisions and their brief histories. It nicely blends their WW2 histories with airborne actions since then, up to their modern organisation, kit and equipment, and vehicles/aircraft including their current deployment of drones.
The main focus of the book is, of course, the usual mix of photographs that you will have come to expect if you are a regular to these publications. Archive and in theatre images are coupled with museum exhibits, reenactors and press/publicity photos. A very handy volume.
Pen & Sword Military, 2019

Reviewed : 2019-11-07 20:20:11