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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HOLOCAUST: Origins, History and Aftermath c.1920-1945
THOMAS CUSSANS    Book Number: 89681
Published price: £20
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Published in association with the Mémorial de la Shoah which contains the largest collection of documents on the subject of the Holocaust in Europe and which is dedicated to preserving the memory o...
NAPOLEON: His Life, His Battles, His Empire
DAVID CHANTERANNE & E. PAPOT    Book Number: 89696
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A richly illustrated look at an illustrious life featuring stunning artworks, sketches and photographs, and facsimiles of painstakingly researched documents including the Treaty of Campo Formio, si...
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...
WAR THAT NEVER ENDED: The Short History of the Korean War
GORDON KERR    Book Number: 89838
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The Korean War is the war that never ended, a conflict between two parts of what was once one nation, the Republic of South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. But it is more than...
BATTLE OF ARNHEM: The Deadliest Airborne Operation
ANTONY BEEVOR    Book Number: 88762
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Immortalised in the film A Bridge Too Far, Operation Market Garden is one of the most celebrated engagements of World War II. Montgomery's plan to seize the bridges of the Lower Rhine could have en...
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...
HANNIBAL'S ROAD: The Second Punic War in Italy 213-203 BC
MIKE ROBERTS    Book Number: 89989
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Rome and Carthage, facing each other on opposite sides of the Mediterranean, were constantly at war in the last two decades of the third century BC. The Carthaginian general Hannibal famously cross...
POSTED IN WARTIME: Letters Home from Abroad
RICHARD KNOTT    Book Number: 89993
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This fascinating and nostalgic book is based on the letters of six prolific correspondents in the war years. Three of them were famous members of the London scene: Noel Coward, Cecil Beaton and Fre...
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 ...
ART OF WAR STRATEGIC PUZZLES
RICHARD WOLFRIK GALLAND    Book Number: 89667
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Sun Tzu's insights are the inspiration behind this book of mental conundrums which will take us through centuries of warfare and across continents and battlefields to test your powers of strategy, ...
SOLDIER'S STORY: Neville Timber Wood's War
MIKE WOOD    Book Number: 89583
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The son of a Hull butcher, Neville 'Timber' Wood volunteered in 1939 at the age of 19 to join the British Army's Tyne-Tees 50th Northumbrian Division. The Lance Corporal was among the last British...
HUNGER: How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War
RICK BLOM    Book Number: 89717
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Dutch historian Rick Blom has scoured original source material including private diaries by active servicemen and civilians, historical accounts, food manuals, recipe books and interviews with vete...
NAPOLEON'S SHIELD AND GUARDIAN:
EDWARD RYAN    Book Number: 89720
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When 17-year-old Pierre Daumesnil killed a man in an ill-advised duel, the only thing to do was to run away to the army. Leaving his native Perigueux, he headed for the Army of the eastern Pyrenees...
SEA TAKES NO PRISONERS: Stories from the Men and Ships
EDMUND WONG    Book Number: 89723
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Britannia rules the waves and did so triumphantly during WWII. In this stunning historical record, the voices of 125 Royal Navy men and women remember their days of service for Britain and the worl...
SEA WARFARE
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 89724
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) the poet and novelist was born in Bombay and taken to England when he was five years old. His son John died in the First World War at the Battle of Loos in Septe...
WORTH SAVING: Disabled Children During the Second World War
SUE WHEATCROFT    Book Number: 89730
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To what extent were the 'decision-makers' aware of the problems faced by disabled children during the war, and how did they attempt to deal with the problems, and to what extent were they successfu...
HITLER'S WAR BENEATH THE WAVES:
MICHAEL FITZGERALD    Book Number: 88561
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At the beginning of WWII Germany had few submarines. In late 1939 the head of the Kriegsmarine, Admiral Dönitz, pleaded with Hitler to build 300 vessels, convinced that with this vast flotilla he c...
FIRING ON FORTESS EUROPE: HMS Belfast at D-Day
NICK HEWITT    Book Number: 90112
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Operation Overlord, or D-Day, as we usually call it, began on 6 June 1944 and was the largest amphibious assault in history, the turning point of WWII. The Allied victory it enabled owed much to th...
LETTERS FROM THE FRONT
ANDREW ROBERTS    Book Number: 90055
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Sub-titled 'From the First World War to the Present Day' the Daily Mail said 'It is very hard to read this impressive volume with dry eyes.' Blending military and social history and often surprisi...
SWORDSMAN'S HANDBOOK: Samurai Teachings
EDITED BY WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON    Book Number: 89198
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Unlike karate, judo or aikido, swordsmanship is not a means of self-defence, but it is nevertheless hugely popular not only in Japan but also in the US and round the world. The author believes that...
OPERATIONS IN NORTH AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST 1939-1942:
JOHN GREHAN & MARTIN MACE    Book Number: 89343
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The Middle East Command in WWII covered a vast area, stretching across Egypt, Libya, Palestine, Jordan, Cyprus, Sudan, Eritrea, Syria and Iraq and at one point also oversaw operations in Greece, Ke...
ROYAL NAVY: 100 Years of Maritime Warfare in the Modern Age
JULIAN THOMPSON    Book Number: 90323
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Published in association with the National Museum and with a foreword by Dan Snow, the book contains rare, removable facsimile documents including plan of the action off the Falkland Isles, showing...
WILD BILL:
TOM CLAVIN    Book Number: 90038
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The legend of Wild Bill has only grown since his death in 1876, when cowardly John McCall famously put a bullet through the back of his head during a card game. Tom Clavin has sifted through years...
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...
FIGHTING CHURCHILL, APPEASING HITLER:
ADRIAN PHILLIPS    Book Number: 90241
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Sir Horace Wilson was chief adviser to the PM Neville Chamberlain at the time of the Munich crisis, and the policy of appeasing Hitler is always associated with the names of the two men. Wilson wa...
FLYING HOURS: Squadron Leader Andrew Millar
ANDREW MILLAR    Book Number: 90242
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Andrew Millar was a medic who gained the DSO as Commander of Squadron 20, based in India and Burma and flying Hawker Hurricanes against the Japanese. Reconstructed from his log books, these memoirs...
GHOST ARMY: Conning the Third Reich
GERRY & JANET SOUTER    Book Number: 90244
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Every nation that faced Adolf Hitler's army encountered a well-honed and battle-tested military machine. Following victories in North Africa and the Mediterranean, the Allied armies used the Briti...
LIFE UNDER NAZI OCCUPATION: The Struggle to Survive
PAUL ROLAND    Book Number: 90250
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A moving and sombre exploration of reality under Hitler's regime. People's fight against censorship, prejudice, beatings, imprisonment and murder are recounted and celebrated as victories against t...
MARCH BY MOONLIGHT
JACK LOVE & BARRY LOVE    Book Number: 90256
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Sub-titled 'A Bomber Command Story of Ops and Evasion, Captivity and Friendship', here is Jack Love's personal account of the experiences he went through joining up for the RAF, training for, and t...
WINGS ON MY SLEEVE
CAPTAIN ERIC 'WINKLE' BROWN    Book Number: 90280
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Eric Brown joined the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm during WWII and went on to become the greatest test pilot in history flying more aircraft types than anyone else. He made a record-breaking 2,407 a...
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