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Discussion in 'The Library' started by Notmi, Jan 12, 2006.

  1. Notmi

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    Has anyone read a book called "British and American Tanks of World War Two: The Complete Illustrated History of British, American and Commonwealth Tanks" by Peter Chamberlain and Chris Ellis?

    My local bookshop is selling that book at reasonable price and I might be interested in it. But as most of you already know, I'm not a tank person, I dont know anything about tankbooks.

    Does anybody know if it is any good?

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/03...103-0323006-4832675?n=507846&s=books&v=glance
     
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    I had an Encyclopedia of American tanks, I believe by the same author(s), but it was lost in a fire several years ago.

    However, based on what I know of those two, your book is probably worth buying.
     
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    Yes, worth buying.

    I got a copy cheap a few years back, and it has proved invaluable in keeping up on here. :wink:
     
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    Ok, bought that book. Hopefully its worth that 9.95€.
     
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    that is a good price, I reckon.
    I don't think you will be disappointed.
     
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    I've had that book for years, and I still use it on a regural basis. Browse through it a couple of times, and you will be participating in the debates on the tank forum like a veteran. :wink:
     
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    It is how I manage to hold my own! :D
     
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    Okay, now I need opinion about another book.
    "The Nelson Companion" by Colin White.
    Amazon.com
    Again local bookstore is selling away some unpopular books at reasonable price and that was one of those.
     
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    I have not read this book, but Janes do tend to be pretty good as far as I know.
     
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    Ok, bought it. Looks fine and modern, hopefully it is usefull too.
     
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    I'll look forward to you inputting lots of facts into the tank debates now! :grin:
     
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    Now it is again time for sale in my local bookstore. Again, I'd like to have an opinion about couple of books:
    First, D-Day Operation Overlord Day by Day, author Anthony Hall.
    Second, Gebirgsjäger 1939 - 1945. Die große Bildchronik, author Roland Kaltenegger. This might be translated in English with name German Mountain Troops In World War II: A Photographic Chronicle Of The Elite Gebirgsjsger.

    Both of these are translated in Finnish.
    Has anyone either of those books? Comments are welcome.
     
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    This seems to be an exclusively moderators, or administrators thread! :grin:
     
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    Yeah, until you ruined for everyone :lol:
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    You can always delete my two posts on this thread. :D
     
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    Three posts... :p
     

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