War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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LAST HOPE ISLAND
LYNNE OLSON    Book Number: 86157
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Escape, espionage and resistance during World War Two, here is a collection of heroic souls from seven countries overrun by Hitler who find refuge in Churchill's London and then seek payback in way...
UNWOMANLY FACE OF WAR
SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH    Book Number: 86175
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An oral history of women in the Second World War by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. For more than three decades, Svetlana Alexievich has been the memory and conscience of the 20th cen...
ANTIGONUS THE ONE-EYED: Greatest of the Successors
JEFF CHAMPION    Book Number: 86351
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Written by an author who is clearly very knowledgeable of ancient history and society, all the dates in this work are BC unless otherwise noted. Plutarch described Antigonus the One-Eyed (382-301B...
AT WAR WITH THE 16TH IRISH DIVISION 1914-1918
J. H. M. STANIFORTH    Book Number: 86352
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Staniforth enlisted as a private soldier and went through the training of the ordinary recruit before rising through the ranks. His letters are among the most perceptive, graphic and evocative per...
BRITAIN'S GURKHA WAR: The Invasion of Nepal, 1814-16
JOHN PEMBLE    Book Number: 86355
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The British love affair with the Gurkhas began during the early 19th century clash of the expanding English East India Company and Nepalese hillmen. The remarkable fighting abilities of the Nepale...
CAMPAIGNS OF ALEXANDER OF TUNIS 1940-1945
ADRIAN STEWART    Book Number: 86359
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'Nothing ever disturbed or rattled him, and duty was a full satisfaction in itself, especially if it seemed perilous and hard. But all this was combined with so gay and easier manner that the pleas...
GERMAN ARMY AT PASSCHENDAELE
JACK SHELDON    Book Number: 86364
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The name Passchendaele has lost none of its power to shock. Writing after the war, General Hermann von Kuhl memorably described this battle as 'The Greatest Martyrdom of the World War' and so it m...
HEART OF A DRAGON: The VCs of Wales
W. ALISTER WILLIAMS    Book Number: 86367
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This special volume is illustrated with over 400 photographs, prints, drawings and documents showing as many facets of each man's life as possible, many never before published. The book is possibl...
HISTORY OF RAF AEROBATIC TEAMS FROM 1920
DAVID WATKINS    Book Number: 86368
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Smoke on...Go! The RAF has long recognised the value of display flying for pilot training, prestige and recruiting purposes. For nine decades, RAF formation aerobatic teams have performed, not me...
HITLER'S ATLANTIC WALL: Pas de Calais
PAUL WILLIAMS    Book Number: 86369
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From the well respected Battleground Europe series by Pen & Sword military books, this title joins over 100 previously published titles in the series. They are well written and highly illustrated ...
JUNKERS MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR TWO
MARK CHAMBERS    Book Number: 86371
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The Junkers Aircraft Company of Dessau, Germany, produced several aircraft that forever revolutionised warfare. Among them were the Ju87 Stuka, key to the success of the Blitzkrieg, and highly ver...
MEDIEVAL MARITIME WARFARE
CHARLES STANTON    Book Number: 86378
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When the fleet of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (Octavius) crushed that of Cleopatra and Mark Antony off a promontory of Epirus called Actium on 2nd September 31BC, the Mediterranean became a Roman ...
NEMESIS: The First Iron Warship and her World
ADRIAN MARSHALL    Book Number: 86379
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One of the really beautifully produced colour plates includes one of Singapore Town from the Government Hill looking southwest, 1846 and the superb and very realistic oil painting of Captain Willia...
POSTCARDS OF THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS 1902-1918: Coming of Age
MICHAEL YOUNG    Book Number: 86381
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Logistic functions carried out by the Army Service Corps (ASC) was essentially transport and supply which had been performed over hundreds of years, but it was only in 1794 that a formal, uniformed...
RABBLE OF GENTILITY: The Royalist Northern Horse 1644-45
JOHN BARRATT    Book Number: 86383
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Formed from those elements of the Marquis of Newcastle's Northern Royalist Army, which elected to continue to fight after the crushing defeat at Marston Moor (2nd July 1644), during the next 15 mon...
REIGN OF TERROR: The Budapest Memoirs
VALDEMAR LANGLET    Book Number: 86385
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Born in Stockholm in 1872, Langlet was a gifted linguist and early supporter of Esperanto. He worked as a journalist for a leading newspaper, visiting the new Soviet Union in 1923. In 1931 he mov...
ROMMEL & CAPORETTO
JOHN WILKS & EILEEN WILKS    Book Number: 86388
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Although Rommel's own account of the Austro-German attack at Caporetto in 1917 has been translated into English, up till now there has been no comprehensive account in English covering the wider as...
WAR OF THE MACCABEES
JOHN GRAINGER    Book Number: 86395
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Sub-titled 'The Jewish Struggle for Freedom, 167-37BC' the author has included 19 illustrations under the following headers, Competing Religions, Hellenization, Battles and Jewish Expansion. The f...
WARGAMING ON A BUDGET
IAIN DICKIE    Book Number: 86396
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Constrained by money or space? Here is how to save money while enjoying the fascinating and growing hobby of wargaming. Written by the editor of Miniature Wargames magazine for 25 years, he cover...
PEARL HARBOR: From Infamy to Greatness
CRAIG NELSON    Book Number: 82719
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On 7 December 1941 the US suffered the worst naval defeat in its history as an armada of 354 Japanese warplanes supported by aircraft carriers, destroyers and midget submarines launched a surprise ...
CHURCHILL'S CONFIDANT: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend
RICHARD STEYN    Book Number: 86312
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Brought together first as enemies in the Anglo-Boer War, and later as Allies in WWI, Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts forged a friendship that spanned the first half of the 20th century until Smuts'...
MAMMOTH BOOK OF MODERN BATTLES
EDITED BY JON E. LEWIS    Book Number: 86331
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Sub-titled '42 Gripping Accounts of Battles including Tsushima, the Somme, Stalingrad, Dien Bien Phu, Desert Storm, Basra, and many more'. Newly updated and expanded, this classic of military hist...
ON COURAGE: Stories of Victoria Cross & George Cross Holders
SEBASTOPOL PROJECT    Book Number: 86336
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Courage in the face of appalling adversity will never fail to make an impact. Here is a special collection of 28 moving and inspirational stories of recipients of the Victoria Cross and George Cro...
ON INTELLIGENCE: The History of Espionage
JOHN HUGHES-WILSON    Book Number: 86338
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After a distinguished career in military intelligence, Colonel John Hughes-Wilson retired in 1994 and has since become one of our leading commentators on the subjects of intelligence, espionage, co...
REPORTING ON HITLER: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press
WILL WAINEWRIGHT    Book Number: 86418
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Allegedly the only person capable of holding Hitler's intense gaze, Rothay Reynolds was a leading foreign correspondent between the wars, running the Daily Mail's Berlin bureau throughout the 1920s...
VICTORIA CROSS
GARY MEAD    Book Number: 86464
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A military historian's balanced account of the VC's life and times which exposes the hypocrisy behind one of the UK's last sacred cows, and explores its role as a barometer for the shifting sands o...
FREYDAL MEDIEVAL GAMES: The Book of Tournaments
STEFAN KRAUSE    Book Number: 86052
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Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) treated the spectacle of his tournaments, hastiludes, and mummeries as an art form unto itself. From 1512 to 1515, Maximilian commissioned a massive, exquisitely d...
RED ARROWS DVD
SIMPLY MEDIA    Book Number: 86536
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The Red Arrows is the world's best known acrobatic display team, the product of a long tradition of excellence in RAF air show flying. At air shows throughout the world they perform one of Britain...
TALES OF THE SAMURAI: Illustrated Edition
A. B. MITFORD    Book Number: 86608
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Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford (1837-1916) was a career British diplomat who served for several years in Japan while the country was opening up to Western influences. Fascinated by Japanese cult...
SAS NAZI HUNTERS: The Ultra-Secret Unit
DAMIEN LEWIS    Book Number: 86672
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The wartime SAS was disbanded in 1945 - or was it? One of the élite regiment's last missions was the August 1944 drop into the Vosges mountains, tasked with wreaking havoc on Hitler's vulnerable w...
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