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Discussion in 'The Library' started by Commando, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. Commando

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    Hi.
    I collect as many books about WW2 as I can, and I am also currently writing a book on the topic. Anyone here have these interests.

    the Commando.
     
  2. JCalhoun

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    Do you collect books from WW2 or just about it?

    Lots of books out there. I hope you have room for them. :wink:
     
  3. Commando

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    I just collect books about it. Have you ever read the book "Escape Alone" by David Howarth. Its a true story about a Norwegian commando. Its a really good book. So is "Nicky Barr an Australian Air Ace".

    Do you collect books about WW2.
     
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    Not much. Mostly the Squadron/Signal and Osprey books for technical info.
     
  5. Commando

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    I mostly like reading about the operations, and people in WW2, but I do want to learn more about the equipment.
     
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    Since I'm into vehicles, and try to keep my web site (http://www.wwiivehicles.com) updated with new information all the time, I mostly focus on tank/vehicle related books to purchase. I probably have over 250 of them.

    Other WWII related books, the battles and people, I typically check out from my local library as I know I'll end up only reading them once.
     
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    Is this an okay post?
     
  8. Ricky

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    Yes, all on-topic.

    Welcome csiemers :D
     
  9. Commando

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    Welcome :lol: :cool: :D :grin:
     
  10. Commando

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    Has anyone here read the book: "The Pacific War" by John Costello? Its really good!
     
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    Hi, there's another old acquaintance! :)

    I remember when we used to draw heavily on your bandwith hyperlinking images from your site. How are you?
     
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    hi fellas,

    welcome to the newcomers. Nice to see you share a ww2 hobby too!

    I was wondering though, and maybe ricky should decide and all that, but shouldn't we post ww2-book collectors in "The Library"?after all, that section is entirely about ww2 books... you'll find a lot of soulmates there!

    Just a thought.
    Cheerio!
    Thijs
     
  13. Commando

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    I think that's a good idea.
     
  14. Commando

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    Hi fellas.
    I just read a book called "Soldier Boys", by Dean Hughes.
    Have any of you read it. Its pretty good.
     
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    My dad has many books on the military. I read them almost as much as he does.

    -time life series of WW2
    -series on the third reich
    -"Military History" magazines
    -a gazillion others. Ill take their names later, and possibly take a picture of all of them
     
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    i read soldier boys along time ago :) was decent.
     
  17. Commando

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    Thats good. Do you know of any other books like it?
     
  18. Commando

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    Here are some of an awesome set of video, which I strongly recommend.
     
  19. Commando

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    Here is a good book on Tanks if anyone is interested.
     
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    Interesting, can you tell us more (topic, how-to-publish, etc)?

    I just finished "Moscow tram stop" by Heinrich Haape. He was a Wehrmacht doctor, and the book is about the the first year of Operation Barbarossa. His unit advanced close to Moscow. Pretty horrifying to read how Red Army forced soviet civilians to march in front of soldiers, so the first casualties were not soldiers.


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