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Featured battle : Batin

Part of Russo-Turkish war, Ninth

Date : 07 September 1810

The outnumbered Russians had artillery supremacy of 100 to 14. For the Turks even the support of their Danube flotilla could not prevent this crushing defeat. Their two top commanders were killed, the flotilla captured and 5000 men were also captured.

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Towton Battlefield Monument

Towton Battlefield Monument

The monument to the Battle of Towton, on the Tadcaster to Sherburn-in-Elmet road.

Gallery updated : 2014-11-18 16:57:25

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