War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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CONSCIENCE
LOUISA THOMAS    Book Number: 83895
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In late August 1918, Norman Thomas received telegrams. One said that his brother Evan, a conscientious objector, had been hospitalised at a military training camp in Kansas during a hunger strike a...
BATH IN THE GREAT WAR
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 85907
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This visual panorama of the city of Bath in the Great War draws on local newspaper archives to provide a fascinating insight into life on the home front. Kitchener is pictured on a platform addres...
THE COLD WAR: History Files
MICHAEL HOPKINS    Book Number: 86147
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An academic from the University of Liverpool describes the geopolitical contest between the US and its Allies on one side, and the Soviet Union, China and their associates on the other. The Cold W...
FREEDOM FLIGHT:
FRANK ISZAK    Book Number: 86754
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Sub-titled 'The True Story Of The Cold War's Greatest Escape'. On the afternoon of Friday 13th July 1956, seven desperate young people boarded a plane in the People's Republic of Hungary with the ...
NUREMBERG WAR TRIALS DVD
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 87050
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US Prosecutor Robert Jackson summed up the responsibilities of Hitler's minions in an historic speech: "I admit that Hitler was the chief villain. But for the defendants to put all blame on him is...
NELSON THE COMMANDER
GEOFFREY BENNETT    Book Number: 87377
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One of the renowned Pen & Sword Military Classics first published in 1972 and here in paperback reprint. Two centuries after his death, does Nelson still deserve his reputation as one of the world...
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK
KEITH OGILVIE    Book Number: 87437
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Sub-titled 'Battle of Britain to The Great Escape: The Extraordinary Life of Keith 'Skeets' Ogilvie DFC'. When the Royal Canadian Airforce wouldn't accept him as a pilot in the summer of 1939, Kei...
RESOLUTION: Two Brothers, a Nation in Crisis, a World at War
DAVID RUTLAND & EMMA ELLIS    Book Number: 88079
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A two-generation saga of the Manners family, Resolution shares the history of John Masters, Marquis of Granby, who famously led a cavalry charge during the Seven Years War and his two sons - Charle...
CEREMONIAL SWORDS OF BRITAIN: State and Civic Swords
LT. COL. EDWARD BARRETT MBE    Book Number: 88419
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The ceremonial sword is a sign of status and will often be made of precious or rare metals, with a scabbard designed to display intricate craftsmanship and expensive materials. The author has visi...
GENERAL JACK'S DIARY
JOHN TERRAINE    Book Number: 88594
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Captain J. L. Jack in 1914 was serving with the First Cameronians, one of the earliest British regiments to arrive and fight in France. Almost every day while serving in France and Flanders, Jack ...
CHASTISE: The Dambusters Story 1943
MAX HASTINGS    Book Number: 88764
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The classic Dambusters story, featuring the heroism of Guy Gibson and the legendary 617 Squadron, fascinated acclaimed historian Max Hastings from an early age, but Hastings now feels that 75 years...
YE BERLYN TAPESTRIE:
JOHN HASSALL & MIKE WEBB    Book Number: 88507
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A terrific parody of the Bayeux Tapestry first drawn over a hundred years ago, here is the satirical response by pioneering British illustrator John Hassall to the sense of outrage that gripped Bri...
GREAT WAR FIGHTER ACES 1916-18
NORMAN FRANKS    Book Number: 89107
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From the excellent Images of War series, here are rare photographs from wartime archives reproduced on big glossy white pages to the best possible quality and with exceptional extended explanatory ...
UNDER PRESSURE: Living Life and Avoiding Death
RICHARD HUMPHREYS    Book Number: 88797
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Humphreys was a crew member on the Polaris nuclear submarine HMS Resolution from 1985 to 1990 and this memoir starts with his first gruelling training at HMS Raleigh on the banks of the Tamar, foll...
SECRET NAVAL INVESTIGATOR
COMMANDER F. ASHE LINCOLN    Book Number: 89219
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Sub-titled 'The Battle Against Hitler's Secret Underwater Weapons' here is a remarkable blend of deductive enterprise and courage. In the lead up to WWII, Ashe Lincoln, a junior barrister, had enl...
ANY SURVIVORS? A Lost Novel of World War II
MARTIN FREUD    Book Number: 89268
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The elder son of Sigmund Freud, Martin Freud (1889-1967) served in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War One but escaped to Britain. Now translated into English and published for the first ti...
GREAT ESCAPER: A Young POW
LOUISE WILLIAMS    Book Number: 89292
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The award-winning writer and journalist is the niece of John 'Willy' Williams and here recreates his story from family memories, letters, declassified documents, oral histories and interviews with ...
GUERNICA: Painting the End of the World
JAMES ATTLEE    Book Number: 89294
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Pablo Picasso himself said 'Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.' Working on his masterpiece Guernica in his studio in 1937 is the very first full page archive ...
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...
PORTSMOUTH IN THE GREAT WAR
SARAH QUAIL    Book Number: 89346
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Home of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth's character as a seaport and garrison ensured its key role in World War I. The city is situated at the mouth of natural harbour with a deep-water channel, and shi...
SIX OF MONTY'S MEN
ADRIAN STEWART    Book Number: 89352
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More than any other WWII commander, Field Marshal Montgomery divides opinion. This fascinating book uniquely approaches the legend through his relationship with six of the men who worked closely wi...
YORK IN THE GREAT WAR
KARYN BURNHAM    Book Number: 89356
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The Great War touched every single town and city in Britain and barely a community escaped unscathed. Despite a long and tumultuous history, the seemingly brief period between 1914 and 1918 left a...
BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America 1775-1777
RICK ATKINSON    Book Number: 89408
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For eight years, America and Britain battled against each other, one seeking independence, the other trying to maintain their empire. This fascinating book charts the history of these two countries...
I WAS A SPY!
MARTHE MCKENNA    Book Number: 89064
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First published in 1932, this memoir of a resistance fighter has a preface by Winston Churchill, who finished the book at 4am, unable to put it down. Marthe Cnockaert's first experience of the war...
PASSCHENDAELE: Unseen Panoramas of the Third Battle of Ypres
PETER BARTON    Book Number: 89070
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This major contribution to the study of World War I is based on a series of 50 panoramic photographs of the whole sweep of different battlefields, some of them taken by Germans and never published ...
TESTAMENT OF WAR: Literature, Art and the First World War
A. D. HARVEY    Book Number: 89080
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"So many of the best books about the First World War were written by misfits." This fascinating literary history adopts a probingly personal approach to the effects of the war on the writers and ar...
KOREA: Where the American Century Began
MICHAEL PEMBROKE    Book Number: 89397
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The Korean War was the first of America's failed modern wars. A conflict which is not actually concluded, there was a cessation of hostilities agreed in an armistice between military commanders "un...
SECRETS OF THE JAPANESE ART OF WARFARE
TRANSLATED BY THOMAS CLEARY    Book Number: 89401
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The legendary Yamamoto Kansuke worked in the service of one of the most successful Japanese warlords of his time, Takeda Shingen, and produced this classic work on martial arts in the mid-16th cent...
LETHAL SHOT: A Royal Marine Commando in Action
SERGEANT ROB DRISCOLL    Book Number: 89627
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Former sergeant with 42 Commando, Royal Marines, Rob Driscoll served tours in Iraq, Kuwait and Kosovo. He also endured three tours in Afghanistan and the third of those will go down in history as ...
BLOOD, OIL AND THE AXIS
JOHN BROICH    Book Number: 89669
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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...
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