War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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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...
POCKET HERCULES: Captain Morris
M. J. TROW    Book Number: 87297
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Captain William Morris was in the front rank during the Charge of the Light Brigade and one of the first horsemen to reach the Russian guns. He was wounded severely but survived and this is his st...
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...
NELSON'S BATTLES: The Triumph of British Seapower
NICHOLAS TRACY    Book Number: 87378
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The naval battles won by the officers and men of the Royal Navy, led and inspired by Horatio Nelson's commitment and courage, were fundamental to the outcome of the wars triggered by the French Rev...
LUCIE AUBRAC
SIAN REES    Book Number: 87409
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Sub-titled 'The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo'. In 1943 during the Nazi occupation of France, a young woman called Lucie Aubrac engineered the audacious escape of her husband fr...
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...
DANGEROUS FRONTIERS: Campaigning in Somaliland and Oman
BRYAN RAY    Book Number: 87386
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In 1948 Somaliland, in Northeast Africa, was then a British Protectorate where the author enjoyed National Service as a subaltern in the Royal Fusiliers. Part one of his book describes the life of...
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....
17 CARNATIONS: The Royals, the Nazis
ANDREW MORTON    Book Number: 85539
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"What a smug stinking lot my relations are," wrote the former King Edward VIII to his wife Wallis Simpson in 1953, the year the playboy King was not invited to the Coronation. What few people knew ...
SAFE: How To Stay Safe in A Dangerous World
CHRIS RYAN    Book Number: 86847
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SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the personal security expertise he acquired during his time serving with the Regiment. He analyses real life incidents such as the Manchester Arena bombing, the London ...
AMERICAN BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS: A Chronicle from 1622-2010
EDITED BY MICHAEL SPILLING    Book Number: 87556
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Raids and sieges, trench warfare and air campaigns, naval engagements and colonial wars: this book covers every major campaign and battle fought in the United States and by American forces. The gui...
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...
NAZI TITANIC: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship
ROBERT P. WATSON    Book Number: 87586
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Hitler was fascinated by the power of film and Leni Riefenstahl's ground-breaking chronicle of the 1934 Nuremberg Rally gave him the idea of harnessing film to his propaganda effort. Following the...
RUSSIA'S LAST GASP: The Eastern Front 1916-17
PRIT BUTTAR    Book Number: 87594
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For British troops it was the year of the Somme, but for Russia 1916 was the year of Brusilov's big push against Germany, to be followed by a cataclysmic revolution at home. This fascinating book ...
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...
CLASSIC STORIES OF WORLD WAR ONE
EDITED BY SARAH VAUGHAN    Book Number: 87895
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Bound in scarlet red bonded leather with foil title and indented title text, this rather special softback was published to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. The 20 tales incl...
CRUCIBLE: Thirteen Months That Forged Our World
JONATHAN FENBY    Book Number: 87898
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Two years after the end of World War Two and the defeat of the Axis forces of Germany, Italy and Japan, saw the beginnings of the Cold War between Joseph Stalin's Soviet Russia and the Western powe...
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...
CHECKPOINT CHARLIE
IAIN MACGREGOR    Book Number: 88036
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'The Cold War, The Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place On Earth' is the sub-title of this powerful, moving and highly acclaimed work, a gripping narrative with vivid interviews. It is a groun...
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