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by Uncle Joe
Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:03 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: "Tiger" by Rüdiger Warnick and Stephan Cazenave
Replies: 35
Views: 8151

Re: "Tiger" by Rüdiger Warnick and Stephan Cazenave

If you are willing to pay Mercedes price (good art paper, good printing, genuine images, readable font) for Trabant quality (font for the blind, faked images, cheap uncoated paper), then do so.
by Uncle Joe
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: "Tiger" by Rüdiger Warnick and Stephan Cazenave
Replies: 35
Views: 8151

Re: "Tiger" by Rüdiger Warnick and Stephan Cazenave

So you don´t consider "sharpening" of a photograph a forgery? How about colourization of a black-and-white photograph? Both are just one form of digital processing in which information that does not exist in the original is invented, i.e. the end result is a fake. It is irrelevant for which purpose ...
by Uncle Joe
Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:02 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: "Tiger" by Rüdiger Warnick and Stephan Cazenave
Replies: 35
Views: 8151

Re: "Tiger" by Rüdiger Warnick and Stephan Cazenave

"...despite a few that had been over sharpened in PhotoShop."=forgery.
by Uncle Joe
Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Re: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books

Is Haarr´s book neutral in its tone? An important question for Lunde´s book is very neutral and very professional (no moralizing) in its tone.
by Uncle Joe
Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Re: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books

Note: Lunde´s book´s page count is about 600, not 400 as the publisher´s site says or as even some reviews say. I just wonder how can someone supposedly reviewing a book miss nearly 200 pages...OTOH e.g. Stone´s review lists the correct count.
by Uncle Joe
Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Re: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books

I´d say very good, though there are lots of typos (publisher´s screw ups) and poor maps. Plus sometimes I´d wish the author would be a bit more spefific than "heavy artillery fire" or "strong aerial support". I have been in contact with mr. Lunde for several weeks now. A very nice fellow!
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: 1940 Norwegian Campaign books
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

1940 Norwegian Campaign books

There is a new one on the topic by "Geir Haarr". Jow does it differ from the also recent one by Henrik Lunde?
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Arnhem 1944/Middlebrook
Replies: 0
Views: 858

Arnhem 1944/Middlebrook

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Arnhem-1944-Air ... 790&sr=1-4

Is it a revised edition of the older Penguin book or a straight reprint?
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Review: Graf & Grislawski
Replies: 6
Views: 1184

Re: Review: Graf & Grislawski

Otherwise a good book but the fact that Herr Grislawski allowed his sone to become a stinking draft dodger was too much for me and I sold it.
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 17, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Tiger der Division 'Totenkopf' by Wolfgang Schneider
Replies: 15
Views: 4034

Re: Tiger der Division 'Totenkopf' by Wolfgang Schneider

Jan-Hendrik wrote:Learn german :evil:

Jan-Hendrik

Will do the day Finnish becomes compulsory in German schools.
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 17, 2009 4:51 am
Forum: Weapons and Equipment
Topic: German view of the Sherman tank
Replies: 24
Views: 12045

German view of the Sherman tank

How did German tank experts view the Sherman? Jentz´s Panzertruppen has German reports on the T-34, but e.g. his Panzertracts book on captured tanks has no comparable reports on the Sherman. So, anyone with such reports?
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 17, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Tiger der Division 'Totenkopf' by Wolfgang Schneider
Replies: 15
Views: 4034

Re: Tiger der Division 'Totenkopf' by Wolfgang Schneider

Jan-Hendrik wrote:
My opinion: will be definitly one of the books of the year!!

Jan-Hendrik
Not until it it sees the daylight in English!
by Uncle Joe
Wed Jul 08, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Feldgrau Author: Mark C Yerger
Replies: 210
Views: 97325

Re: Feldgrau Author: Mark C Yerger

Mark, been reading the volume 4 and one translation error keeps popping up: there are constant references to captured (and otherwise) "grenade launchers" that is false as the context clearly indicates "mortars". I.e. "Granatwerfer" must be translated as "mortar", not "grenade launcher" that is a muc...
by Uncle Joe
Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:31 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Review: The Last Knight of Flanders
Replies: 7
Views: 1771

Re: Review: The Last Knight of Flanders

Does one need to "track down" a copy for it is readily available from the publisher?