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The Dakota Hunter

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Featured Review

War Bonds Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

War Bonds is truly a heartwarming read, one that will renew your faith in commitment and marriage itself.

BEST OF WORLD WAR II BLOGSPOT, May 2015


British Cruiser Tank A13 Mk. I & Mk. II

The book opens with 18 pages giving the development and service history of the A13, including many tables of information such as unit strengths, tank availability and the like. Designed using the large road wheels of the Christie suspension system it was used in service during the early stages of the war by the BEF in France, as well as the 8th Army in North Africa. As well as the UK, others were used in Greece, Cyprus and Malta which are all mentioned, as well as some captured in usable condition by the Wehrmacht. While this section is illustrated with helpful archive photos, the book then moves on to providing another 52-page Photo Gallery. Here we find a collection of archive photos, many of which I have not seen before, showing the A13 in the UK as well as in France and North Africa, all of which have well informed and useful captions. There are over 140 archive photos in the book and these include some which I thing modellers will find especially useful in diorama ideas as well as the details illustrated on the tanks themselves.

MILITARY MODELLING, May 2015


Featured Review

Into the Dark Water The Story of Three Officers and PT-109

"...an insightful and well-written new work that pays homage not only to PT-109 but to the patrol torpedo community as a whole... .With this new offering, John Domagalski brings PT-109 and her crew back to life once again and, in doing so, honors all who served in the patrol torpedo service. "

MILITARY REVIEW , April 2015


Featured Review

A Few Lawless Vagabonds Ethan Allen, the Republic of Vermont, and the American Revolution

"...may be the best American Revolutionary War era book to come out in years... exhaustive research challenges many previous researchers... Historians and biographers alike will be impressed with the author's depiction of Allen and his efforts to ensure Vermont's sovereignty ...a must read for all those with an interest in the period of American Revolutionary. Military Review "

MILITARY REVIEW , April 2015


Featured Review

Surprised at Being Alive An Accidental Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam and Beyond

"Curtis uses a particular wit and sharp descriptive skills to narrate his extraordinary career. He brings the reader right into the moment, whether in the cockpit of a Chinook in Vietnam, a CH- 46E on a pitching deck at night, or a Sea King navigating the fiords of Norway. Curtis was surprised at being alive when he passed his retirement physical. you will be surprised as well, with this great reading experience."

VHPA AVIATOR , March 2015


Featured Review

Year of Desperate Struggle Jeb Stuart and His Cavalry, from Gettysburg to Yellow Tavern, 1863-1864

This is a very well written balanced look at the last year of Stuart’s life. The handling of Gettysburg is excellent! The author balances the conflicting stories in presenting a factual honest account. This is done a second time in the handling of the Dahlgren Affair...Each campaign is covered with proper space given the important actions...This is a good-looking book with a good hand-feel that makes “print” books so enjoyable

JAMES DURNEY, March 2015


Featured Review

Into the Dark Water The Story of Three Officers and PT-109

…illuminates the difficult conditions of PT Boat combat. The Brave crews of these undersized vessels routinely fought at night, endured poor logistics and rough seas, and engaged much larger ships, while enduring attacks from land, sea, and air… Domagalski brings to life a host of other brave officers and sailors who consistently fought insurmountable odds to contribute capabilities uniquely fitted to the island waters they patrolled. Kennedy himself later remarked that The war made us. It was and is our greatest moment" In Into the Dark Water, Domagalksi illustrates exactly how and why"

JOURNAL OF AMERICA'S MILITARY PAST , March 2015


Featured Review

Fights on the Little Horn Unveiling the Mysteries of Custer's Last Stand

If the reader believes that there is nothing new to be written about the most famous and analyzed battle in the west, this book may convince him otherwise. It deserves a place on the shelf of every student of Custer's battle

JOURNAL OF AMERICA'S MILITARY PAST , March 2015


Featured Review

The Ardennes, 1944-1945 Hitler's Winter Offensive

A review of this length cannot do full justice to this exceptional book, which, due to its balance, depth of research, insightful narrative, illustrations, color plates of planes and equipment, numerous detailed appendices, and overall comprehensiveness, can be regarded as the best single-volume work on the Battle of the Bulge, “the greatest American battle” of the Second World War.

INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MILITARY HISTORY 35, NO. 1 (2015)612002774, March 2015


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A Few Lawless Vagabonds Ethan Allen, the Republic of Vermont, and the American Revolution

...a very scholarly book...the history is covered closely and well, it is easy to be swept up in the fervor of the times. I recommend this book to those who want to know much more about a little known but interesting facet of our early nation.

SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW , February 2015


Featured Review

The Dakota Hunter In Search of the Legendary DC-3 on the Last Frontiers

Hans Wiesman takes us on an intercontinental crusade, country to country, island to island; and it’s fair to say his story could count as one of those likeable books you can pick up and put down as and when. By its very nature the story is episodic but do not take this as a criticism. The writing is assured and well paced and you can feel the enthusiasm of the author at the turn of every page. The photography is well captioned and, of course, the pix are all fascinating. Just about everyone has seen those internet snaps of Dakotas used by scuba divers and all this stuff and more is included in the author’s story. His passion is beyond doubt and his knowledge and experience in the field of seeking out aircraft could well be unrivalled. His contacts book must be huge and I presume he has to get people in to help write all his Christmas cards for him. The book finds a fitting conclusion with our man Hans helping to save the DC-3 now on display at the Merville Battery in Normandy. He gets the chance to mix Dakotas with his passion for Harleys and you cannot help but come away with the idea that this is pretty cool. In fact, if I needed to find the briefest of reviews for this book, then “pretty cool” would do it. I suspect the author would be satisfied with that if he ever finds time to slow down. It’s a big if!

WAR HISTORY , February 2015


Featured Review

Surprised at Being Alive An Accidental Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam and Beyond

Curtis’ eye for detail puts him in the top rank of my list of Vietnam War autobiographers. The precision of his style creates both the picture and the mood of acts as simple as crawling out of bed and shuffling to the flight line in the middle of the night. Curtis repeatedly refreshed my Vietnam War memories. His highly personalized description of helicopter action during Lam Son 719 is the most straightforward account of that operation I have read. What’s more, Curtis injects historical references without breaking the narrative thread.

VVA VETERAN, February 2015


Featured Review

A Warrior Dynasty The Rise and Fall of Sweden as a Military Superpower, 1611-1721

The idea that Sweden has played a key role in shaping European history at first seems unlikely. But by telling that history from an entirely Swedish perspective, Lunde demonstrates how his country both broke the Holy Roman Empire, and then woke Russia from sleeping-giant status. An intriguing read: file under “surprisingly insightful”.

HISTORY OF WAR (UK) , February 2015


Featured Review

War Bonds Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

In 2008, when journalist Hval was sent by her editor at the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Wash., to collect WWII-era love stories, she did not expect her initial skepticism to give way to admiration, or readers to also fall for the stories. Out of Hval’s reportage come 35 moving stories of couples who married or first met during WWII. Each selection takes its title from a song of the era, such as “Have a Little Faith” and “Little Things Add Up to Love.” In one of the most affecting tales, “The Luck of the Draw,” we meet an Englishwoman, Violet, who, despite telling her sister not to “get mixed up with an American” as they were “a little too friendly,” herself fell for one, Fenton. As with many of the couples depicted here, he shipped out to war not long after their 1944 meeting, but not before successfully proposing marriage; they married the next year, both wearing their uniforms. Each chapter includes photographs of the bride and groom either at the beginning of their unions or just before, as well as more recently; dates are given for anyone who has since passed away. Hval’s journalistic style restrains the potential sentimentality, which won’t prevent these glimpses of love in the face of war from winning over romantics everywhere

PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY , February 2015


Featured Review

Artillery Scout The Story of a Forward Observer with the U.S. Field Artillery in World War I

..reader will feel like a first hand witness while turning the pages.... The doughboys have been referred to as America's Lost Generation, though they are not forgotten. This book provides an intimate look at what the grueling warfare along the Western Front must have been like for them...

TOY SOLDER AND MODEL FIGURE MAGAZINE, February 2015


Featured Review

BAC SI A Green Beret Medic's War in Vietnam

"He [Jerry] was not only on my Team; he was on every Team. He was that young, cocky, just out of Training Group E-5 medic who held the Camp and sometimes your life in his capable hands. He was Doc. Jerry’s book is a depiction of a warrior’s tour. It is a first person account of life on an A-Team deployed in support of Indiginous troops fighting a conventional force in a counter insurgency environment. From Civic Action Sick Calls to Fire Missions, from that unbreakable bond with your opts partner to the insanity of a B Team’s dictates, it’s all here."

THE DROP , February 2015


Featured Review

Fabled Fifteen The Pacific War Saga of Carrier Air Group 15

... does an excellent job of weaving the stories of the air men- from day to day affairs to a grueling succession of air battles- within the context of the Pacific offensive... nicely balanced history

AVIATION HISTORY MAGAZINE, January 2015


Featured Review

Operation Thunderclap and the Black March Two Stories from the Unstoppable 91st Bomb Group

Well written and once started-hard to put down!

COL. WILLIAM E. WEBER, USA-RET, AIRBORNE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE, January 2015


War Bonds Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

War Bonds eloquently tells the stories of the love for the 'girl back home' which sustained and gave courage to so many young men during times of great peril. A must read for any romantic.

TONY LAMANNA, DIRECTOR OF INLAND NORTHWEST HONOR FLIGHT, January 2015


War Bonds Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

Mrs. Hval is a first-rate professional writer. War Bonds should be a bestseller, and not only a bestseller but a long-term seller.

PATRICK F. MCMANUS, NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE BO TULLY MYSTERIES., January 2015


War Bonds Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

War Bonds is more than an introduction to World War II history. Every story in this collection fairly resonates with that mysterious kind of love we all hope to find—the kind that conquers and heals and lasts forever.

CAROL EDGEMON HIPPERSON, AUTHOR RADIOMAN: AN EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF PEARL HARBOR & WORLD WAR II IN THE PACIFIC AND THE BELLY GUNNER: AN EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF STALAG 17 & WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE, January 2015


Featured Review

Night Raiders of the Air

"complete, interesting and fulfilling…an interesting and smooth reading first person account."

OVER THE FRONT, December 2014


Malloch's Spitfire The Story and Restoration of PK350

...about much more than just one Spitfire and makes absolutely fascinating reading"

AIR CLASSICS , December 2014


I Am Soldier of Fortune Dancing with Devils

a rollicking, true account of a real American hero.

WORLD NET DAILY, December 2014


Featured Review

Mercenaries Putting the World to Rights with Hired Guns

...takes the reader into the mercenary world –into their real-life exploits – and lifts the curtain on their operations in a fascinating read, one in which their true exploits are more impressive than fiction.

SMALL WARS AND INSURGENCIES , December 2014


Featured Review

A Street in Arnhem The Agony of Occupation and Liberation

This is well written account of the battles along the Utrechtseweg, including some great descriptive passages on urban anti-tank operations by PIAT wielding paratroops. The Germans had a surprising amount of armor in the Arnhem area, including quite a few StuG III's, and several French Char B flamethrower tanks. By the end of the nine day ordeal, even Tiger II's were appearing on the battlefield as well. As well as the great text written from a military perspective, there are a great many well written, very descriptive passages from the civilian perspective. These passages give the book a welcome "extra" viewpoint. The use of first person accounts used throughout this book make the text very "readable", giving the reader a good sense of what it was like for those involved.

ARMOR MODELING AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY , November 2014


Fabled Fifteen The Pacific War Saga of Carrier Air Group 15

"...strives to put a more human face on a topic that is often presented as a simple series of basic chronological facts... presents the history of the CVG-15 from the perspective of those who made the history. This is much more important that just facts and figures...packed with vivid accounts of the men who fought the war...highly recommend it. You cannot distill human history down to a chart."

LOGBOOK, November 2014


Featured Review

Assault from the Sky U.S Marine Corps Helicopter Operations in Vietnam

...a fitting tribute to our Marines of the Vietnam era...The inspirational and at times tragic events vividly described by Camp make this work an easy yet important read. Every Marine is indeed a rifleman first and foremost. Assault from the Sky is a timely and valuable reminder of this ethos.

PROCEEDINGS, November 2014


Featured Review

Fighting Fox Company The Battling Flank of the Band of Brothers

"The writing is fresh and intense and paints a good picture of World War Two front line combat…an excellent book for anyone who wants to understand the bigger picture of company level combat within the 101st Division of WWII. Also anyone familiar with the Band of Brothers story will want to read this book." MILITARY REVIEW

MILITARY REVIEW , October 2014


Featured Review

The Lieutenant Don't Know One Marine's Story of Warfare and Combat Logistics in Afghanistan

Without question, this is a volume that will be read and valued by many. In the following years, this will be a book sought out by those seeking an understanding the critical role of logistics in the war in Afghanistan and how the combat loggie adapted and met the incredible challenges the war presented.

MILITARY REVIEW , October 2014


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