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W. F. Matthews: Lost Battalion Survivor By Travis Monday
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The inspiring true story of a God-and-country American. A story of survival in the prisoner of war camps of the Japanese in World War 2. Matthews spent 3 1/2 years as a P.O.W. after being captured... More > during the early days of the war. This book helped get W. F. Matthews inducted into the Southwest Military Museum Hall of Fame in San Angelo, Texas.< Less
Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic By Robert Laplander
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In 'Finding the Lost Battalion' author Robert J. Laplander meticulously chronicles what would become one of the most famous events of American participation in World War One, discovering the truths... More > behind the legend. Drawing on hundreds of sources - many never before seen - and spanning eight years of research, including four trips to the sight of the action in France, Mr. Laplander leads the reader through the events in the Charlevaux Ravine during early October 1918, and the circumstances leading up to it, virtually hour by hour. In this way the book does not merely tell the story itself, but explains why it all came about in the first place. The end result is the single most factual acounting of the Lost Battalion and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date, told in an entertaining, fast moving style. Never dry or boring, as some military tomes can be, this one is sure to quickly become a favorite on your shelf and the benchmark against which all further work on the Lost Battalion will be measured.< Less
Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic By Robert Laplander
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In 'Finding the Lost Battalion' author Robert J. Laplander meticulously chronicles what would become one of the most famous events of American participation in World War One, discovering the truths... More > behind the legend. Drawing on hundreds of sources - many never before seen - and spanning eight years of research, including four trips to the sight of the action in France, Mr. Laplander leads the reader through the events in the Charlevaux Ravine during early October 1918, and the circumstances leading up to it, virtually hour by hour. In this way the book does not merely tell the story itself, but explains why it all came about in the first place. The end result is the single most factual acounting of the Lost Battalion and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date, told in an entertaining, fast moving style. Never dry or boring, as some military tomes can be, this one is sure to quickly become a favorite on your shelf and the benchmark against which all further work on the Lost Battalion will be measured.< Less
The History of The 6th (Service) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment 1914 - 1919 By Colonel F.G. Spring
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The 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was raised in August 1914 and sailed for Gallipoli in July 1915. Upon arrival, the Battalion was almost immediately thrown into action at the Suvla Bay... More > landings on 6 August 1915. The 6th Lincolns continued to serve at Gallipoli until the evacuation of Suvla. Following a period of respite in Egypt, the Battalion was transferred to the Western Front where it served until Armistice. Compiled from a previously unpublished manuscript written in the 1920’s, this book provides a unique and colourful account of the Battalion’s history throughout WW1, as told by Colonel F.G. Spring who served with the Battalion in 1915. The book also contains a Roll of Honour listing the names of all those who died with the Battalion, as well as the citations for all recipients awarded medals for gallantry. Given that the Battalion War Diary for Gallipoli was lost, this publication is represents the most comprehensive account of the 6th Lincolns during the Great War.< Less
The History of The 6th (Service) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment 1914 - 1919 By Colonel F.G. Spring
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The 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was raised in August 1914 and sailed for Gallipoli in July 1915. Upon arrival, the Battalion was almost immediately thrown into action at the Suvla Bay... More > landings on 6 August 1915. The 6th Lincolns continued to serve at Gallipoli until the evacuation of Suvla. Following a period of respite in Egypt, the Battalion was transferred to the Western Front where it served until Armistice. Compiled from a previously unpublished manuscript written in the 1920’s, this book provides a unique and colourful account of the Battalion’s history throughout WW1, as told by Colonel F.G. Spring who served with the Battalion in 1915. The book also contains a Roll of Honour listing the names of all those who died with the Battalion, as well as the citations for those awarded medals for gallantry. Given that the Battalion War Diary for Gallipoli was lost, this publication is represents the most comprehensive account of the 6th Lincolns during the Great War.< Less
The History of The 6th (Service) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment 1914 - 1919 By Colonel F.G. Spring
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The 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was raised in August 1914 and sailed for Gallipoli in July 1915. Upon arrival, the Battalion was almost immediately thrown into action at the Suvla Bay... More > landings on 6 August 1915. The 6th Lincolns continued to serve at Gallipoli until the evacuation of Suvla. Following a period of respite in Egypt, the Battalion was transferred to the Western Front where it served until Armistice. Compiled from a previously unpublished manuscript written in the 1920’s, this book provides a unique and colourful account of the Battalion’s history throughout WW1, as told by Colonel F.G. Spring who served with the Battalion in 1915. The book also contains a Roll of Honour listing the names of all those who died with the Battalion, as well as the citations for those awarded medals for gallantry. Given that the Battalion War Diary for Gallipoli was lost, this publication is represents the most comprehensive account of the 6th Lincolns during the Great War.< Less
The History of The 6th (Service) Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment: 1914 - 1919 By Colonel F.G. Spring
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The 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was raised in August 1914 and sailed for Gallipoli in July 1915. Upon arrival, the Battalion was almost immediately thrown into action at the Suvla Bay... More > landings on 6 August 1915. The 6th Lincolns continued to serve at Gallipoli until the evacuation of Suvla. Following a period of respite in Egypt, the Battalion was transferred to the Western Front where it served until Armistice. Compiled from a previously unpublished manuscript written in the 1920’s, this book provides a unique and colourful account of the Battalion’s history throughout WW1, as told by Colonel F.G. Spring who served with the Battalion in 1915. The book also contains a Roll of Honour listing the names of all those who died with the Battalion, as well as the citations for those awarded medals for gallantry. Given that the Battalion War Diary for Gallipoli was lost, this publication is represents the most comprehensive account of the 6th Lincolns during the Great War.< Less
Lost at Yongdong By John Garbinski
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This is the story of the 71st (Heavy) Tank Battalion. They left Japan with 22 tanks, one officer and 157 men. They arrived in Korea, at the very beginning of the Korean War. In less than 90... More > days, they lost 85% of their men and equipment. 125 men were missing in action, killed in action, or wounded. This is their incredible story.< Less
Lost at Yongdong By John Garbinski
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This is the story of the 71st (Heavy) Tank Battalion. They left Japan with 22 tanks, one officer and 157 men. They arrived in Korea, at the very beginning of the Korean War. In less than 90... More > days, they lost 85% of their men and equipment. 125 men were missing in action, killed in action, or wounded. This is their incredible story.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Lost Tales including Wargaming Rules 300 BC to 1945 By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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'Donald Featherstone was one of the dozen or so people who, in the 20th century, turned wargaming into both a hobby and a more useful tool for military professionals.' James F. Dunnigan Through forty... More > books on wargaming and military history, literally thousands of magazine articles and countless talks, Don’s energetic efforts made wargaming widely available, even respectable. However, despite this proliferation of writing, some areas remained hidden. 'Lost Tales' covers some of these omissions. This book covers diverse material from a lifetime’s experience of wargaming including: 'My War - Sergeant Featherstone 7893763' 'Modern Wargaming – How it all Began in the 1960’s.' No less than twelve sets of Don’s favourite rules from ancients to World War II, including two unpublished sets. The History of Don’s unit, the 51st Tank Battalion The Royal Tank Regiment. This History of Wargaming Project is edited by John Curry and aims to bring classic wargaming books and rules to a modern audience.< Less