Or just confusion?
To be honest, I don't know. Getting myself to write the letter to the publisher in England has proven to be something harder to motivate myself to do than expected. Honestly, it's seeming like it'll be another exercise in despair. I'll write it, get ignored... and then what?
Well, I could *call* the guys...
... and I did! I got another person at the other end and now have an email communication with Ian Allan Publishing. The saga marches on!
OK, so no response from the automated form, but I found another email address to use. Next stop is a real letter. I'm looking up lawyers as well.
Found the publisher, Ian Allen, over in England. And, yes, the book does a word-for-word copy of my website. I contacted the publisher... hope that gets a response... we shall see...
Back in 1999, I wrote this page on a fake WW2 German plan to invade Liechtenstein: Operation Tyr
Now, after doing a totally random search on the internet involving "Zzzptm" and "phpBB", I find this: Axis History Forum
Somehow, my hoax made it to p. 36 of Michael Sharpe's book... why didn't he try to contact me to check my sources? I'm also concerned he may have lifted my article or parts thereof verbatim.
No Words portraits and romantic illustrations.
What's there to say?
I got words and pictures.
I got a message board.
Like I said, what's there to say?