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#1 Tommy Bennett

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 1142 AM

The Honorable German by Charles McCain. A good first novel about a Kriegsmarine officer in WW2. There's a romantic side to the story, but the author's focus is on his obvious interest in things naval, with a great sense of detail. The protagonist participates in each phase of the German maritime dilemma, on various platforms.

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Posted 05 September 2010 - 2246 PM

I always liked Richard Hough's Buller books, as well as his other works on historical events.

If you want to get into some real laugh out loud stuff look at the Flashman novels by George MacDonald Fraser.

The Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer. I first read many years ago. Fact, or fiction, it is a good story.

The Cross Of Iron by Willi Heinrich is also a classic.

Wilbur Smith Is always good, two of my favorite novels by him are Cry Wolf and Shout At The Devil.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 0605 AM

Covenant with Death by John Harris

A work of fiction about the First World War. The storey follows the raising, training and destruction of a battalion. The author interviewed WW1 veterens before writing it.

This is such good fiction that I've seen it quoted as a source on a serious WW1 site.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 0758 AM

Finally got my hands on Chieftains - highly recommended even if some of the hardware is wrong - highly depressing too, but not to a Red Army level.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 1951 PM

Finally got my hands on Chieftains - highly recommended even if some of the hardware is wrong - highly depressing too, but not to a Red Army level.


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Posted 14 October 2012 - 2348 PM


Finally got my hands on Chieftains - highly recommended even if some of the hardware is wrong - highly depressing too, but not to a Red Army level.


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http://www.amazon.co...uct/B006ISI2DK/

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 0006 AM

For entertaining reads, most of John Ringo's works have a military side to them.




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