War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War and military, warfare worldwide, soldiers and regiments, battlefields and war zones. Historical overviews of world conflicts over the centuries.

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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...
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...
HEARTBEAT OF WOUNDED KNEE: Native America from 1890
DAVID TREUER    Book Number: 88040
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David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. Trained as an anthropologist and researching Native American life for his non-fiction and novels, he began to uncover ...
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...
CALIGULA: An Unexpected General
LEE FRATANTUONO    Book Number: 88150
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Gaius Caligula ruled the Rome for just four years from 37-41CE but his actions during this period have made his name synonymous with cruelty, depravity, bloodshed and madness. Given these legendary...
FEMALE RAILWAY WORKERS IN WWII
SUSAN MAJOR    Book Number: 88151
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Even though some women worked in clerical, cleaning and catering roles on the railways, between the wars even these jobs were done mostly by men. Before the outbreak of WWII the roles of porters, g...
CRUSADE OF RICHARD I 1189-92
T. A. ARCHER    Book Number: 88176
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First published in 1889, the account is punctuated with passionate speeches and dark betrayals, the contemporary accounts originating from both sides of the war. It is a brilliant reflection on th...
DEAD MEN RISEN: The Welsh Guards
TOBY HARNDEN    Book Number: 88180
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Winner of the Orwell Prize in 2012, here is the gripping story of the men of the Welsh Guards and their bloody battle for survival in Afghanistan in 2009. Under-equipped and overstretched, they fo...
CHURCHILL AND SEAPOWER
CHRISTOPHER M. BELL    Book Number: 83463
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Winston Churchill had a longer and closer relationship with the Royal Navy than any British statesman in modern times, but his record as naval Commander in Chief and strategist has been mired in co...
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...
FEAR AND THE FREEDOM: How the Second World War Changed Us
KEITH LOWE    Book Number: 88426
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In 2014 the leaders of 20 nations, with the Queen and Barack Obama prominent among them, met in France to celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. World War II left a global legacy and this ambiti...
GIBRALTAR: The Greatest Siege in British History
ROY ADKINS & LESLEY ADKINS    Book Number: 88428
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The tiny isthmus of Gibraltar is the gatekeeper to the Mediterranean Sea, and the Rock has been blockaded and besieged numerous times as different nations have tried to seize control of its command...
PLOTS AGAINST HITLER
DANNY ORBACH    Book Number: 88430
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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...
HERALDRY COATS OF ARMS, CRESTS AND SEALS:
AMBERLEY ARCHIVE    Book Number: 88399
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Helmets and eagles, swords and feathers, lions and fish, here are all manner of arms and rebus, panaches or plumes of feathers set upright and borne as a crest, the shield of King Edward III from A...
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM COLOURING BOOK
CAREY HALL & BECKY HOLTZMAN    Book Number: 88401
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A World War One aerial site, Spring in the Trenches by Paul Nash, on the departure platform Victoria Station, aeroplanes attacking Turkish boats, a regimental band 1918, erecting a camouflage tree ...
WAR IN THE WEST 1939-41: VOLUME 1: The Rise of Germany
JAMES HOLLAND    Book Number: 88451
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Hailed as an outstanding debut from an exciting young historian, this book asks some questions that have been absent from traditional histories of World War II. For instance, when a young officer f...
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 ...
TOP 50 MILITARY AIRCRAFT
THOMAS NEWDICK    Book Number: 88633
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There is no shortage of contenders when it comes to making a choice and selecting the 50 greatest military aircraft and what made it superior to other aeroplanes of the same period. Success in com...
UNIFORMS OF WORLD WAR II: Over 250 Uniforms
PETER DARMAN    Book Number: 88634
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With the aid of superb full colour artworks it is now possible to appreciate not only the actual uniform, its manufacture, materials and distinctive features, but also the detail of different colou...
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...
BATTLE STORY HASTINGS 1066
JONATHAN TRIGG    Book Number: 88962
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Photographs of the battlefield today, artist's interpretations and of course reproductions from the Bayeux Tapestry place you in the centre of the action. In 1066, the most significant battle on E...
DISCOVERING BATTLEFIELDS OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
JOHN KINROSS    Book Number: 88966
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A superb chronological gazetteer describing 70 battlefield sites, each with a description map of the battle which took place there. A strangely neglected part of our national heritage, a few battl...
LONG ROAD
OLIVER CLUTTON-BROCK    Book Number: 88975
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Sub-titled 'Trials and Tribulations of Airmen Prisoners From Stalag Luft VII (Bankau) to Berlin, June 1944 to May 1945.' The book is firstly a testament to those many nationalities who found thems...
LIFE IN THE THIRD REICH
PAUL ROLAND    Book Number: 88493
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By the author of more than 30 books about the Nazis, the occult and the Nuremberg Trials, Paul Roland draws on the recollections of those who lived through the rise and fall of one of the most vici...
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...
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