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A WEEK IN GALLIPOLI – By Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes takes us on a tour of the Gallipoli battlefield, the scene of a great victory for Turkey during the Great War. Eleven long years of real life punctuated by episodes of battlefield touring have passed and my gang of mates are still keen to visit new places to […]

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Warning! Don’t buy this book on the assumption it has lots of fantastic photographs – it has. Don’t buy it on the breezy notion you will get a modicum of information about the Red Ball Express to go with the aforementioned snaps of trucks and maybe the occasional image of […]

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WHO-Tube: Shermans in the Forest – Meucon, France (Part 1 and 2)
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Two Sherman tank hulls, 1 is an M-10 Tank Destroyer. These are near the Meucon Military Base in France. Shermans in the Forest – Meucon, France (Part 1) Shermans in the Forest – Meucon, France (Part 2)

LIBERTY ROADS – Review by Mark Barnes
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Warning! Don’t buy this book on the assumption it has lots of fantastic photographs – it has. Don’t buy it on the breezy notion you will get a modicum of information about the Red Ball Express to go with the aforementioned snaps of trucks and maybe the occasional image of […]

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