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I'll make sure to check back in. I'm a few chapters in and he's breezing through; It's obviously weighted towards the modern era.
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THE EYE OF THE 7th ARMY The GR 1/35 from September 1939 to June 1940.
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I'm reading a Christmas present from one of my sons - 'The Hardest Day' : The Battle of Britain, 18 August 1940 [author, Alfred Price.]

Contains a lot of detailed, particular and often personal accounts and experiences - on both sides.
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Ripples of Battle:

How Wars of the Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live, and How We Think
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I have learned to appreciate anything Hanson choses to write about even though I do not always agree with what he states.
I wonder if this one will be another chip off the block.
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Baptism of Fire: The First Combat Experiences of the Royal Hungarian Air Force and Slovak Air Force, March 1939

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I am now reading Malice by John Gwynne.
I just picked that up. George RR Martin was highly complimentary of the book. Looking forward to reading it.
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