Russell Phillips

Biography

Born and brought up in a mining village in South Yorkshire, Russell Phillips has lived and worked in South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cumbria and Staffordshire. His articles have been published in Miniature Wargames, Wargames Illustrated and the Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers Journal. He has been interviewed for the American edition of The Voice of Russia. He currently lives in Stoke-on-Trent with his wife and two children.

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Books

Red Steel: Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of the Cold War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Cold War never heated up, but if it had, the Soviet Union was ready. This reference work details 73 major Soviet war machines, from the 2P26 "Baby Carriage" - a deceptively light, Jeep-like vehicle mounting four anti-tank missiles - to the T-80U main battle tank with its advanced armour and electronic countermeasures.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
A Fleet in Being: Austro-Hungarian Warships of WWI
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Illustrated with thirty photographs and drawings, this book provides a comprehensive and detailed listing of the ships that made up the Austro-Hungarian Navy, its operations, and the unique problems this unusual fleet faced, from contentious duelling parliaments to ships built by landlocked Hungary.
A Damn Close-Run Thing: A Brief History of the Falklands War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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This short history sums up the events leading up to the war and its major military actions including details of an Argentinian plan to sink a Royal Navy ship in Gibraltar harbour and a British plan to land SAS soldiers in Argentina to destroy aircraft while they were still on the ground.
This We'll Defend: The Weapons & Equipment of the U.S. Army
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Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The U.S. Army is the best-equipped force in military history. This We'll Defend outlines the most important weapons and equipment the Army currently uses. All facts, figures and images in this ebook are direct from publicly available Army sources, edited and annotated to form a short, easy-to-use but comprehensive reference.

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