This month's book vote sees five Campaign book suggestions pitted against each other. Have a read of the descriptions below and make your choice by clicking the link! 

  CAM: Hydaspes 326 BC

  CAM: Fulford 1066

  CAM: Pea Ridge 1862

  CAM: Albania and Greece 1940                           

  CAM: Fall Rot 1940

Hydaspes 326 BC

Alexander the Great’s campaign in India saw some of the bloodiest and most difficult fighting of his military career. This Campaign study wil tell the story of what happened when the Macedonian Army crossed into what is now modern Pakistan for the last of Alexander’s major victories.

Fulford 1066

The battle of Hastings was the third major engagement fought by an English army in 1066, and the first was Fulford. Fought outside York between Harald Hardrada, the king of Norway and the English renegade Tostig Godwinson on one side, the northern earls Edwin and Morcar on the other, the English defeat forced Harold Godwinson to march his men northwards leaving the coast clear for William of Normandy to land unopposed.

Pea Ridge 1862

The battle of Pea Ridge was a major clash between Union and Confederate forces in Arkansas in 1862. The Confederate defeat left Arkansas, and Missouri, open to the Union. This is a major Civil War battle yet to be given the Campaign treatment.

Albania and Greece 1940

The Italian invasion of Albania, followed by Greece, was part of Mussolini’s doomed attempt to create a new Roman Empire throughout the Mediterranean. Although the Albanian element proved successful, the invasion of Greece was a disaster for the Italians and led directly to German involvement in the region.

Fall Rot 1940

The history of the German invasion of France up to the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk has been well covered, however the fierce fighting beyond that, and the eventual fall of France itself, has been much less well told. Fall Rot will detail the final part of the story of the Fall of France in 1940 already covered in two Campaign volumes on Fall Gelb.

Make your vote by clicking here!

Our August Book Vote strayed slightly from our usual approach, this time offering six options to choose from. With three Aircraft of the Aces book suggestions and three Combat Aircraft, it really was a close race at times. However, last month's champion was ACE: Macchi C.202/205 Aces with 29.24% of the final vote. See the full results below:

 ACE: F6f Hellcat Aces over the Philippines  6.15%
 ACE: Kittyhawk Aces of the Pacific                                                                      9.83%  
 ACE: Macchi C.202/205 Aces         29.24%
 COM: He 111 Units In North Africa and the Mediterranean   25.33%
 COM: P-47N Thunderbolt Units of the Pacific War   12.08%
 COM: A-7 Corsair II Units in Combat   17.37%

Did your pick win? What would you like to see published in this month's Campaign vote? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Hessy Field posted on 10 Sep 2018 16:40:00
I actually like all these titles. I have some knowledge of Fulford (I used to live close to York) - there have been controversial housing developments - and further proposed - on the site of the battlefield (contrary to popular perception the British are not always very good at preserving, protecting and commemorating their historical heritage - particularly when it comes to military history). However, I do feel that perhaps a title on the more important battle of Stamford Bridge - which saw the effective end of Viking military power - (or perhaps an enlarged campaign covering both battles) - should come first. For that reason I have voted for the Hydaspes - Alexander's Indian campaigns are rather less well covered than his Persian ones and it would make a change for a non-Roman ancient title, which have predominated in recent years.
kuvaszsleepybear posted on 4 Sep 2018 00:38:20
Well that was a toss up between Albania/Greece 1940 and Fall Rot 1940 but I voted for Albania/Greece 1940 but would buy both if published,other 3 don't trip my trigger.

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