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Book Review: The Failsafe Query by Michael Jenkins

The Failsafe Query by Michael Jenkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story. The political and international background is authentic. The characters are interesting and I particularly liked Natasha. The book could have done with a … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Won a War: The Campaign in Oman 1965-1975 by General John Akehurst

We Won A War: The Campaign In Oman 1965 1975 by John Akehurst My rating: 5 of 5 stars A very personal account I had the honour to serve under John Akehurst, as a military surveyor and terrain analyst, when … Continue reading

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Book Review: The IX by Andrew P Weston

The IX by Andrew P. Weston My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a quite amazing story and is a great read, although my view is that it is a bit long. I would have preferred it to be … Continue reading

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Night Soldiers by Alan Furst My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is underpinned by amazingly detailed research from which everybody can learn something. The awful European events of the nid-thirties to the mid-forties form a strong background for … Continue reading

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