War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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ZERO FOOTPRINT
SIMON CHASE & RALPH PEZZULLO    Book Number: 86855
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Armoured cars, burner phones, cutting-edge weaponry, top-secret missions - this is the life of today's private military contractor. Like Simon Chase, many PMCs were once the world's top military o...
CAMISARD UPRISING: War and Religion in the Cevennes
DAVID CRACKANTHORPE    Book Number: 87026
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The persecution - torture, execution, confiscation of children, imposition of ruinous signs, and the violent hostility of the Catholic clergy combine to create conditions of terror and misery in th...
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...
VEHICLE ART OF WORLD WAR TWO
JOHN NORRISS    Book Number: 86882
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Men in battle have long been known to decorate their armour or given names their personal weapons. King Arthur had Excalibur and Odin Gram. The tradition of naming military hardware and decoratin...
NAPOLEON: The Spirit of the Age
MICHAEL BROERS    Book Number: 87078
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The Oxford University historian focusses his masterly biography on the vitality, intelligence and phenomenal drive of this man. Between 1805 and 1810, Napoleon masterminded a host of stunning vict...
REACHING FOR THE SKY
SCOTT ADDINGTON    Book Number: 87085
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Sub-titled '100 Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018' in short pithy pages are facts, statistics, dozens of diagrams, colour photos and graphics, side cutaway drawings and details of...
INDIAN EMPIRE AT WAR
GEORGE MORTON-JACK    Book Number: 87177
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Sub-titled 'From Jihad to Victory the Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War'. Revelatory, fluent and colourful, the book describes WWI as a worldwide conflict involving a million ...
ROME: A History in Seven Sackings
MATTHEW KNEALE    Book Number: 86983
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Rome is often called 'the eternal city'. The book, as the title suggests, is split into sections describing seven sackings of Rome: 'Gauls', 'Goths', 'More Goths', 'Normans', 'Spanish and Lutherans...
ANATOMY OF MALICE: The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals
JOEL DIMSDALE    Book Number: 86892
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A riveting narrative of the Nuremburg Trials, the Nazi criminals and the psychologists who analysed them. In a gripping and haunting narrative, a renowned psychiatrist sheds new light on the psych...
BATTLE ROYAL: The Wars of the Roses 1440-1462
HUGH BICHENO    Book Number: 87003
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Cambridge educated Hugh Bicheno later joined MI6 and here is his fluently written history of the Wars of the Roses up until the aftermath of Towton. In 1422 a very young boy Henry VI inherited the...
CAESAR'S CONQUEST OF GAUL
EDITED BY BOB CARRUTHERS    Book Number: 87289
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'The foremost man of all this world', Julius Caesar was a military titan of the ancient world. One of his greatest feats was the Gallic Wars waged through a series of campaigns while in the positio...
CIVIL WAR IN YORKSHIRE: Fairfax versus Newcastle
DAVID COOKE    Book Number: 87291
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Amid the mutinous conflicts of the Civil War in the 17th century, a bloody battle raged in Yorkshire to claim the North. Between December 1642 and July 1644, Lord Fairfax and his army fought for pa...
AN ALTERNATIVE HISTORY OF BRITAIN: The Hundred Years' War
TIMOTHY VENNING    Book Number: 87295
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Among the many scenarios discussed in this book is what would have happened if the Black Prince had not died prematurely and left the ten year old Richard to inherit Edward III's crown. What would...
WOMEN AT WAR IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD
PAUL CHRYSTAL    Book Number: 87301
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From archaic Greece, to the late Roman empire, many a battle was waged between the titans of the ancient world as they conquered, explored and thrived. In this first full-length study ever, Paul Ch...
DAY WILL PASS: The Diary of A Gulag Prison Guard 1935-1936
IVAN CHISTYAKOV    Book Number: 87192
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A rare first-person testimony of the hardships of a Soviet labour camp. Long suppressed, it is becoming a cornerstone of the understanding of the Soviet Union. Originally written in a couple of h...
WARRIOR KING AND THE INVASION OF FRANCE
DESMOND SEWARD    Book Number: 87205
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Sub-titled 'Henry V, Agincourt, and the Campaign that Shaped Medieval England' acclaimed historian Desmond Seward presents a radical new look at Henry V. Here he is as a brilliant and brutal warmo...
HOW TO PLAN A CRUSADE: Religious War in the High Middle Ages
CHRISTOPHER TYERMAN    Book Number: 87213
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The Oxford historian has written a spirited and sweeping account of religious war in the high Middle Ages, a story of conquest initiated by the First Crusade and its successors. The accounts move ...
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...
CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
ANN KRAMER    Book Number: 87383
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In 1916 a new phrase, 'conchies', entered the English language. Used derogatively by press and public, the term referred to conscientious objectors, those men who for reasons of conscience refused...
DEAD WAS EVERYTHING: Studies in the Anglo-Zulu War
KEITH SMITH    Book Number: 87387
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A Zulu boy's recollections: "We went to see the dead people at Isandhlwana. We saw a single warrior dead, staring in our direction, with his war shield in his hand. We ran away. We came back again....
BRAZIL: The Fortunes of War
NEILL LOCHERY    Book Number: 87560
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War! What is it good for? Well, for Brazil, generating enormous wealth and fundamentally transforming its economy and infrastructure. In this fast-paced of analysis of war and diplomatic intrigue N...
SURVIVAL IN THE KILLING FIELDS
HAING NGOR & ROGER WARNER    Book Number: 87689
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A young doctor in his native Cambodia, Haing Ngor saw his life transformed when the Khmer Rouge Communists, led by the notorious Pol Pot, took over his country in 1975. He and his family along wit...
THIS DARK BUSINESS: The Secret War Against Napoleon
TIM CLAYTON    Book Number: 87693
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The riveting story of the British Government's determination to destroy Napoleon Bonaparte by any means possible. When Napoleon came to power in 1799, many believed the he would establish post-Rev...
NEIN! Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944
PADDY ASHDOWN & S. YOUNG    Book Number: 87759
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Told for the very first time is the story of those at the very top of Hitler's Germany who tried to prevent the Second World War and then to deny Hitler victory. Based on newly released files, the...
VU: The Story of a Magazine that Made an Era
MICHEL FRIZOT & C. DE VEIGY    Book Number: 87952
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The French weekly magazine 'Vu' ran over 600 issues between 21st March 1928 and 29th May 1940. It spearheaded the media revolution of the 20s, with its extensive use of photography like a cinema n...
DIARY OF A GULAG PRISON GUARD
IVAN CHISTYAKOV    Book Number: 87607
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The author was a Muscovite who was expelled from the Communist Party during the purges of the late 1920s and early 30s. He commanded an armed guard unit on a section of BAM, the Baikal-Amur Railwa...
ARCHITECTS OF DEATH: The Family who Engineered the Holocaust
KAREN BARTLETT    Book Number: 88002
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At the centre of the Nazi Holocaust were the brothers Ludwig and Ernst Wolfgang Topf, who inherited the family business started by their grandfather in Erfurt near Weimar. Originally a brewery, Top...
BLOOD AND FEARS
KEVIN WILSON    Book Number: 88005
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Sub-titled 'How America's Bomber Boys and Girls In England Won Their War' here is an all-guns-blazing history of the US Army Air Forces covering everything from Glenn Miller dances and gifts of sil...
PLOTS AGAINST HITLER
DANNY ORBACH    Book Number: 88015
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Hitler's rise to power in 1933 precipitated a series of anti-Hitler plots involving some of the most senior officers in the Nazi administration. Among them was the chief of General Staff, Ludwig Be...
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