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Discussion in 'Military History' started by GuardianRED, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. GuardianRED

    GuardianRED Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Elite Forces IND & PAK.jpg Insignia .jpg Indian Army.jpg Special Ops Iraq.jpg

    Hey Members Starting This Thread for posting of all kinds of Military , be it Military History or Technical books and magazines

    below is the link to all the books (above) and in the coming days will be posting links for magazines (Combat Aircraft etc)

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7se9cZsrF56b2VMNHZ3cDY0c1U

    Request All Members to do the same - "SHARING IS CARING" :angel:
     
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    Austerlitz Extraordinary Historian THINKER

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    Oh,i'm going to kill in this thread.:badass:.Just tell me which era,which army,which campaign,which battle etc.Otherwise its too big.But for starters i will list some basic sources.

    https://ospreypublishing.com/

    Opsrey publishing is simply the best military history source.You can find the whole catalogue in the browse by series option in the left section -Campaign examines battles,men at arms and warrior armies and soldier types,'combat' and 'duel' actions between different troop types/machines(tanks or aircraft),battle orders examines ORBAT,vanguard a particular machine.
    Casell publishing is second best,with several great books.
    For books pertaining to ww2 eastern front David stahel and David Glantz are the best by far -they cover every battle in astonishing detail.(if u want a move by move operational account -if u want a general narrative without maps there are many other books)
    There are huge numbers of great pivotal books on each era otherwise like - David chandler 'Campaigns of Napoleon' and Nafziger collection books for napoleonic era.


    The best military history magazines are Strategy and Tactics .And the new stars in Ancient warfare Magazine and Medieval Warfare magazine.The latter 2 are the only publications of their kind in the world atm focusing on specific eras,but only available via subscription i think.

    The rest ideally you can buy them,but all but the more recent ones are usually available on the internet via different methods.
     
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    Austerlitz Extraordinary Historian THINKER

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    Would also like to point out some great websites and blogs -

    http://napoleonistyka.atspace.com/
    (Napoleonic age)

    http://obscurebattles.blogspot.in/
    (superb battle maps and analysis by a professional)

    https://iactaaleaest.wordpress.com/
    (Early modern european battles)

    http://www.scout.com/military/deadliest-blogger
    (a nice mix of everything)

    http://www.theartofbattle.com/
    Great site for animated battle maps.

    http://firedirectioncenter.blogspot.in/search/label/decisive battles
    A nice blog with the occasional study of the 'decisive battle'.
     
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  4. GuardianRED

    GuardianRED Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Thanks for the Info , do share if you have any as a e-book

    What about John parker?

    I have Read this
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    Pretty Good Read , Now trying to get another of his books "The Gurhkas"
     
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    GuardianRED Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Would anyone like to read COMMANDO Comics ??? Have plenty as a soft copy!? please let me know!
     
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    Austerlitz Extraordinary Historian THINKER

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    I have 40 GB worth of material stored,you're going to have to be more specific.:tongue1:
     
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    LOL... Would suggest you to post what you like first :p

    To get you started

    1) Post any literature you have on Current Indian Army (or IAF / IN ) Insignia

    2) Post any literature on the Free Indian Legion (Tiger Legion)
     
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    Alan Vick - Snakes in the Eagle's Nest - A History of Ground Attacks on Air Bases
    Robert L. Shaw - Fighter Combat - Tactics and Maneuvering
    Kenneth Allard - Somalia Operations - Lessons Learned
    America's Defense Meltdown
    Ray Whitford - Design for Air Combat
    The Pentagon Labyrith
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    These are just the books. I did not include studies I have, which are often 100+ pages and far more numerous than the books listed.
     
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    Thanks for the Post - BUT the point of this thread is to Share these books/magazine. If you see the OP there is a link to the books where u can download it ! :)

    Share what u can :biggthumpup:
     
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    Austerlitz Extraordinary Historian THINKER

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    I'm not interested in insignia sadly,mostly campaign,operational details and tactics etc.
    Tiger legion didn't take part in any significant action.
    https://ospreypublishing.com/chindit-1942-45-pb
    https://ospreypublishing.com/chindit-vs-japanese-infantryman-1943-44

    These are 2 good books on chindits -the special forces of the british indian army of ww2.
    If u are looking for books on indian military history,search kaushik roy on amazon..you will get several good titles.He's currently the most prolific writer on indian military history.
     
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    Battle of Islamgarh, 1971 Indian Army

    Start:biggthumpup:
     
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    Awesome, kid day's love!!!!!!!
     
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    Alright Will Post few here soon ! :biggthumpup:
     
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    Austerlitz Extraordinary Historian THINKER

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    Longewala?:)Less of a ground battle and more of a slaughter from the air really.
    There is a superb documentary -

     
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    Same night different axis. Battle of Islamgarh (Rahim Yar Khan) seach. Capture of Old Bhinwar Fort. Interesting history.
     

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