War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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McPHERSON'S RIDGE: Battleground America Guides
STEVEN H. NEWTON    Book Number: 89340
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Focussing in on the first battle for the high ground, July 1st 1863 in the American Civil War, we are taken to Gettysburg, PA. Confederate General Henry Heth pushed his division down Chamberburg P...
BLOOD, OIL AND THE AXIS
JOHN BROICH    Book Number: 89669
Published price: £25
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Sub-titled 'The Allied Resistance Against A Fascist State in Iraq and the Levant, 1941' this work of history is poised to become the definitive chronicle of the Axis's menacing play for the territo...
CARDIFF AND THE VALLEYS AT WAR 1939-45
GARY DOBBS    Book Number: 89987
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Together with Newport and Swansea, Cardiff was one of the ports targeted by the Germans early in the war, though Bridgend's munitions factory further down the coast, the largest in Britain, was inc...
SACRED SWORDS: Jihad in the Holy Land 1097-1291
JAMES WATERSON    Book Number: 89994
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The conflict between Christians and Muslims in the early medieval period is full of resonance for our own times. We are used to hearing the story from a British perspective, including the exploits ...
DOOMSDAY MACHINE: Confessions of A Nuclear War Planner
DANIEL ELLSBERG    Book Number: 90236
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Former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the Pentagon Papers and also took with him a cache of Top-Secret documents related to America's nuclear programme in the 1960s. Here for t...
INDIAN EMPIRE AT WAR
GEORGE MORTON-JACK    Book Number: 90433
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A pioneering study that looks at the 1914-18 War from the perspective of South Asia. 1.5 million Indians fought with the British in the First World War from Flanders to the African bush and the de...
WAR CHRONICLES: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns
JOSEPH CUMMINS    Book Number: 90682
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"In every war, they kill you in a new way." This huge and impressively researched volume examines every major war between 1783 to 1988, from the French Revolution to the Iran-Iraq conflict, looking...
VISITOR'S HISTORIC BRITAIN: West Sussex Stone Age
KEVIN NEWMAN    Book Number: 90684
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Sussex-born tour guide, teacher, history consultant and journalist Kevin Newman regularly escapes up on the South Downs on walks much shorter than Belloc managed. Many writers have written about t...
ON WAR

New ON WAR

CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ    Book Number: 25263
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Perhaps the greatest book ever written about war. Oppression soldier von Clauswitz had witnessed at first hand the immense destructive power of French Revolutionary armies which swept across Europe...
WELSH YEOMANRY AT WAR
STEVEN JOHN    Book Number: 90754
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A history of the 24th (Pembroke & Glamorgan Yeomanry) Battalion, the Welsh Regiment from Pen & Sword military books. Soon after the Great War, following many years of part time soldiering as caval...
LAST MAN STANDING
GABRIELLE MCDONALD-ROTHWELL    Book Number: 90807
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'I have always felt embarrassed that the medals were given to me - I was just the guy flying the damned aircraft. It was a joint effort and those men were the bravest of the brave.' Tall young pil...
COMET THAT FELL TO EARTH
ROBIN BRAY    Book Number: 90755
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The de Havilland Comet I was the first commercial, jet-propelled passenger airplane. It ended airline service in 1952 and was the great hope of the British aviation industry against competition fr...
PRIVATE HEINRICH HIMMLER: Letters of a Mass Murderer
EDITED BY KATRIN HIMMLER    Book Number: 90840
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'The Himmler Collection' which contained the letters of Marga Himmler to her husband has been a treasure trove for primary historical research for years and a further collection of private document...
HIDDEN ARMY
MATT RICHARDS & M. LANGTHORNE    Book Number: 89830
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With a foreword by our dear and sadly departed friend Max Arthur OBE, the book is sub-titled 'MI9's Secret Force and the Untold Story of D-Day'. Escape, evasion, survival - it's about how the Alli...
GRAVEDIGGERS: The Last Winter of the Weimar Republic
RUDIGER BARTH & H. FRIEDERICHS    Book Number: 90861
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How could it happen? How did Hitler rise to power in a democracy and then so ruthlessly consolidate his position as a dictator? This book looks at a single momentous winter in 1932, reporting meeti...
SISTERS IN ARMS: Female Warriors
JULIE WHEELWRIGHT    Book Number: 90888
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Western culture has a popular tradition of women who dressed as men and joined the military, often immortalised in books or on stage and screen. Julie Wheelwright soon discovered many of these acc...
HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
E. D. BRADBY    Book Number: 91020
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First published by Oxford University Press in 1926, this paperback 2017 edition is a welcome reprint. The aim of the book is to give some idea of the French Revolution to the general reader who is...
BANDAGING THE BLITZ
PHYLL MACDONALD I. D. ROBERTS    Book Number: 91060
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Sub-titled 'The True Story of a Young Nurse in Wartime London'. In 1938, 18 year old Phyllis Ellsworth packs her bags, says goodbye to her anxious parents, and sets off from her quiet seaside home...
DUNKIRK: The Epic Story
JOHN HARRIS    Book Number: 91063
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The epic story of history's most extraordinary evacuation, and one of the most famous episodes of the Second World War, this book is about the miracle on the beaches that saved a nation. In May 19...
GAME OF BIRDS AND WOLVES
SIMON PARKIN    Book Number: 91065
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With novelistic flair, investigative journalist Simon Parkin shines a light on Operation Raspberry and these unsung heroines in this riveting true story of war at sea. Sub-titled 'The Secret Game ...
D-DAY: The Soldiers' Story
GILES MILTON    Book Number: 91119
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The first American troops to wade ashore on Omaha Beach were jokingly known as the Suicide Wave. Almost none came back. An epic battle that involved 156,000 men, 7,000 ships and 20,000 armoured v...
WATERLOO: Wellington's Victory and Napoleon's Last Campaign
CHRISTOPHER HIBBERT    Book Number: 91129
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Divided into three parts, Christopher Hibbert masterly depicts first Napoleon and his rise to power, then a portrait of Wellington and the Allied armies, and lastly the steps leading up to and the ...
NELSON'S BAND OF BROTHERS: Lives and Memorials
PETER HORE    Book Number: 91164
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While there is perennial interest in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and in Nelson himself, there is no reference work that chronicles all the captains of his ships, their social origins,...
BASTARD BRIGADE: Renegade Scientists and Spies
SAM KEAN    Book Number: 90781
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The story of the race to prevent Hitler from getting the atomic bomb is a little known but crucial strand in the complex tapestry of WWII. This fast-paced account, described on the cover as "thrill...
CRUSADERS
DAN JONES    Book Number: 90785
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Sub-titled 'The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands', when Christian armies seized Jerusalem in 1099, they began the most notorious period of conflict between Christianity and Islam in hist...
FIRST VCs: Maurice Dease and Sidney Godley
MARK RYAN    Book Number: 90787
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The first two VCs of World War I were gained at the bloody battle of Mons in an action defending the Nimy Bridge. Both men received multiple gunshot wounds but refused to leave their posts, in spi...
AIR BATTLE FOR BURMA: Allied Pilots' Fight for Supremacy
BRYN EVANS    Book Number: 91225
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Japanese superiority in the air was unchallenged following the Pearl Harbor attacks, with their crack plane the Dinah easily able to outperform Allied aircraft in terms of height and speed, but a n...
AVRO LANCASTER IN MILITARY SERVICE 1945-1965
MARTIN DERRY & NEIL ROBINSON    Book Number: 91227
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Entering service in the crucial wartime year of 1942, the Avro Lancaster quickly became the supreme RAF heavy bomber of its day in spite of competition from the Handley Page Halifax, with the RAF f...
AVRO SHACKLETON
MARTIN DERRY & NEIL ROBINSON    Book Number: 91228
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Written with modelling enthusiasts in mind, this book focuses on extensive visual coverage of the iconic Avro Shackleton, a post-war machine in the RAF coastal command for the defence of friendly m...
BEYOND ENDURANCE
NICK BARKER    Book Number: 91230
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Captain of HMS Endurance during the Falklands conflict of 1982, Nick Barker made his first visit to the islands in December 1980. Endurance, or Red Plum as she was always called, had joined the Ro...
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