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Reading for the Weekend – Rigging

Incidentally I can foresee this book taking visit to a daylight again. Rigging period fore-and-aft craft by Lennarth Peterson is a book that focuses solely – as name implies – in rigging of fore-and-aft craft. Three examples are provided: British Naval Cutter, … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend -Admiral de Grasse

Now, time to dive into my primary interest and have a look at Admidal de Grasse and American Independence by Charles Lee Lewis (eISBN: 978-1-61251-473-4). As I am not really reading French, biographies about French navy, revolutionary or Napoleonic era appears to … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III

The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III  (223-187BC) (ISBN: 978-1-78303-050-7, E-ISBN: 978-1-47385-450-5) is the second part of the Seleucid history trilogy. I read the first part, Rise of Seleukid Empire some time ago and was since then disturbed by entirely different things. … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – Sparta at War

As a continuation of Hoplite affairs I found a title that bears some generic interest – albeit I have no Spartans for Impetus. Sparta at War, Strategy, Tactics, and Campaigns 550-362BC (ISBN# 9781783830480) by Scott M. Rusch appears interesting take on … Continue reading

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World War I – book giveaway

It is time to make donation to anyone that has World War I project in progress and would like to have some resource material. Attempting to make some room in the library before moving, I am now giving away following six books … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – The French and Indian War

Let’s stick to the topic of Seven Years War. Previously I was a bit disappointed to Tomahawk and Musket so I looked around for more comprehensive volume about the topic and found The French and Indian War by Walter R. Borneman … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – Tomahawk and Musket

Because of suddenly developed interest in Seven Year War sideshow of Northern America, I had to follow an recommendation and look through Tomahawk and Musket, French and Indian Raids in the Ohio Valley 1758 by Rene Chartrand. Book is related to … Continue reading

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