Books in Brief – February 2016

Patton Hidden in Plain Sight: The Images Uncovered,  by Denny G. Hair. (ISBN: 9780692535905; CreateSpace, an Amazon Company. Available through Amazon or Softcover, 218 pages, hundreds of color and b/w images, 2015, $39.95) A retired crime scene investigator, author … More »

10 Questions with Chris William

Author of Third Reich Collectibles talks about the hobby We are all in this together. In an effort to report on the state of different facets of the military collectibles market, Military Trader strives to discover and share the opinions … More »

The Mammoth Book of Special Ops

First published in the U.K. in 2006, a quick scan of the contents page says this collection has the potential to live up to its subtitle: "The 40 Most Dangerous Special Operations of Modern Times." More »

Why Air Forces Fail: The Anatomy of Defeat, edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris

The reason why various air forces have suffered collapses is the subject of this collection of eleven essays by twelve notable aviation historians. The debacles they examine include those of the air forces of Germany/Austria-Hungary in WW I, Poland, France, and the individual Axis powers in WWII, the Arabs from the 1967 Arab-Israeli war to the 2003 Gulf War, and Argentina in the Falklands War. More »