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Pete S    9/1/2002 9:15:41 PM
Anything by David Drake. He served in the Cav in Viet Nam. Also Jerry Pournelle's books.
 
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John    RE:Military SF   9/2/2002 11:12:58 AM
I haven't read much Clancy, but what I have read has been very disappointing. Where is the characterisation? I thought ST was pretty good, both book and film, but they are different things. If I had loved one, I would probably have hated the other. "1632", I think that would be the 30 years war, rather than the 100 years War, Jay? But happy to be put right. I thought that the film Aliens was basically a war film and a bloody good one. Any one agree?
 
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Jay to John    RE:Military SF   9/4/2002 10:05:49 PM
Ummm, yep, you're right. It is the 30 Years War. Aghh, 30 Years, 100 Years, Roses, etc.......not my fault, you doggone Europeans have too many damn wars to keep straight!! :-)
 
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MOrab46019    Hammer Slammers By David Drake   3/9/2004 6:02:52 AM
I like this little set of books on this unit. Also has anyone see the wargame of it?
 
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Spent Case    RE:Hammer Slammers By David Drake   3/9/2004 7:15:46 PM
Never read Hammer's Slammers, but bought the game a while back just because a discount store had it for about 3 bucks. Never tried it - looks pretty like a PanzerBlitz/Panzer Leader clone. SC-
 
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