Grateful for the sub-title that makes clear this has nothing to do with shroud waving Comrade Corbyn cynically jumping on any passing bandwagon. At the point of the war where the Allies could scent victory over Germany, the V1 began arriving over London. This is a graphic account of the most deadly V1 attack of WWII. Aerial bombing is never a pretty sight, but the use of crude unmanned flying bombs removes all pretence of deliberately targeting military sites. – Highly Recommended.
Amongst a handful of battles that mark the rise of England into Britain and on to found the British Empire, Agincour stands out was a battle where a tired ragged army, significantly smaller than the fresh French Army, turned and fought and won magnificently. – Highly Recommended.
The story of the Polish II Corps has never been adequately told before but the author has followed the story from the invasion of Poland by Russia and Germany, the imprisonment of Polish soldiers by the Soviets, the efforts by the Allies free them when the Soviets were invaded by Hitler, their service in Italy and the neglect of their interests at the end of the war. – Highly Recommended.
These are the memoirs of a Red Army officer describing his experiences in the 4th Tank Army from Kursk to the fall of Berlin. – This is an honest account of soldiers at war, a unique view of the Russian soldier in WWII – Highly Recommended.
MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017
Team ENGIE are heading for the Balearic Islands
For the second year running, the foiling catamarans on the GC32 Racing Tour are heading for Majorca in the Balearic Islands for the 36th edition of the prestigious Copa del Rey. Team ENGIE are more motivated than ever after their slight underperformance in Villasimius in Sardinia, and are ready to fight it out on the start line. From Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th August, all eyes will be on Palma and a new competitor on the circuit, the Australian team .film Racing, skippered by Simon Delzoppo. In addition, Sébastien Rogues will now be able to count on the technology support of SAP, who are joining the team for the end of the season. Fasten your seat belts, the event promises spectacular racing!
Power firms around the world are being warned about how to spot if they are being targeted by hackers who shut down parts of Ukraine’s electricity grid. The warnings have emerged from analysis of the malware using in the attack in Ukraine that left around 230,000 people without power after malware shut down the substations. Commenting on the news is Tim Erlin, VP at Tripwire, who had this to say:
The author was a light infantry officer, seconded to the Gurkha Battalion a month before the Argentine bandits invaded the Falklands. – The Gurkas are one of the finest infantry units in the world and are a highly valued component of the British Army – Most Highly Recommended.
This is perhaps the first comprehensive review of the military involvements in Northern Ireland by the British Army. – The author has set the historical scene and then provided a compelling account of the series of actions that were required under the overall operation in Ulster – Highly Recommended.
The wars of the 19th Century have spilled over into the 20th and 21st Centuries and this new series is proving an illuminating study of the Cold War. – The author has considerable experience of war in the Arab-Israeli conflicts, from several sides – Highly Recommended.