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The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61 (Essential Histories) by Frederick Schneid
Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels) by Patrick O'Brian
The Half Dane's Daughter by Patrick McCormack
Ostkrieg: Hitler's War of Extermination in the East by Stephen Fritz
D-Day: June 6, 1944 -- The Climactic Battle of WWII by Stephen E. Ambrose
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About me"Life is simple...read books, drink coffee, feed the cat."
About my libraryClassic comic books, Landmark YA histories & the old ACE fantasy/scifi volumes got me started...now it's mostly military history with strong sections of related historical fiction or military science fiction/fantasy along with some hard-boiled detectives and Scandinavian police procedurals. Of course, I've got the obligatory DUNE & Patrick O'Brians. Along with the Peninsular War, the Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution, the American Civil War, & WWII; I do have some particular collection interests: Robert Frederick's First Special Service Force, Merrill's Marauders, German surface raiders of WWI & WWII (Wolf & Atlantis etc), military staff officers (Berthier, Sorrel, B.Smith, Thiebault), the Civil War in the Southwest (Glorieta!) and the Late Roman/Dark Ages period (Aetius, Alaric, Stilicho & Arthur).
Favorite authorsDan Abnett, Edward Porter Alexander, Martin Blumenson, Wallace Breem, Raymond Chandler, Bernard Cornwell, Carlo D'Este, Philip K. Dick, Alfred Duggan, Dorothy Dunnett, John Elting, Shelby Foote, C. S. Forester, Alan Furst, Adrian Goldsworthy, Dashiell Hammett, Cecelia Holland, Douglas Reeman, Ross Macdonald, Ammianus Marcellinus, Patrick O'Brian, H. Beam Piper, Mary Renault, Pat Southern, Louis Gabriel Suchet, Duc D'Albufera, Rosemary Sutcliff, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jack Vance, Donald E. Westlake, Xenophon, Eiji Yoshikawa, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)
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