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MMP Into the Valley; The Valentine
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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 02:20 PM UTC
Rick Cooper shares a look at the new book by Dick Taylor, Into the Vally; The Valentine Tank and Derivatives 1938-1960 from MMP Books.

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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 07:17 PM UTC
"Into the Valley"?? The title is "Into the Vally". Sure it can be a typo, but isn't it a word play? "Vally" - short of "Valentine"?
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Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 06:18 AM UTC
Yes, it's a word play Pawel, not a typo.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 10:15 AM UTC
It's an excellent book, up to Dick Taylor's usual high standards that he set with his three-volume (so far) "Warpaint" series.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:21 PM UTC
Ken, the typo was on my part

This does look like another excellent book by Dick Taylor, thanks for the review Rick & Jim. I'll be sure to pick up a copy
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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 02:29 AM UTC
I did a lot of research on the Valentine at one point and even wrote a small booklet for Darlington Productions a looong time ago (Museum Ordnance Special #10) so I can say with some authority that Dick's book is simply first class. If you are looking for a "bible" on the Valentine, this is it.

Not everything is covered in great depth, but just about everything has some coverage.

Bloody well done Mr. Taylor!

Buy with confidence that your money will not be wasted!

Paul
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Posted: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 06:23 AM UTC

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It's an excellent book, up to Dick Taylor's usual high standards that he set with his three-volume (so far) "Warpaint" series.


Four (now) Mike.
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Posted: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 06:24 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Ken, the typo was on my part

This does look like another excellent book by Dick Taylor, thanks for the review Rick & Jim. I'll be sure to pick up a copy



Ah, seen. Quick - get it edited before anyone notices.