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Featured battle : Jaffa

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 07 March 1799

The fortified port of Jaffa was taken by storm with very light French losses. About 2,000 Turks were killed in the storm and the sack. Over the following three days the 2,600 prisoners were all shot on Napoleon's orders.

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Firepower through the ages - English Long Bow - MUR3_ftabow

Firepower through the ages - English Long Bow - MUR3_ftabow

An arrow is loosed from the bow of a member of the York City Levy

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

Lockheed SR-71 Owners Workshop Manual

Davies, Steve & Crickmore, Paul
An excellent book on one of the world's greatest aircraft! It follows in Haynes tradition of 'manual' style books on equipment we'd love to own with fascinating detail gained from people who were intimately involved with the Blackbird, or 'Habu' as it was known amongst those who flew it. As well as detail of its genesis, history and missions there is plenty of detail on equipment, engines and of particular interest to myself, what it was like to actually fly one. The book includes a full list of the fate of each aircraft and a glossary of terms used. Full of photographs, diagrams and detail but still very readable. Highly recommended.
Haynes, 2012

Reviewed : 2013-01-29 00:00:00