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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HEARTBEAT OF WOUNDED KNEE: Native America from 1890
DAVID TREUER    Book Number: 88040
Published price: £25
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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 ...
BLACKBIRD: The Untouchable Spy Plane
JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON    Book Number: 88074
Published price: £18.99
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Designed to be the world's fastest and highest-flying aircraft, SR-71 Blackbird was a high-speed reconnaissance aircraft in the late 1950s, created by Lockheed Martin's top secret 'Skunk Works' tea...
RESOLUTION: Two Brothers, a Nation in Crisis, a World at War
DAVID RUTLAND & EMMA ELLIS    Book Number: 88079
Published price: £30
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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...
TEA, RUM & FAGS: Sustaining Tommy 1914-18
ALAN WEEKS    Book Number: 88081
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Egg and chips in the estaminets, beer and wine, parcels, canteens, bed and breakfast, rations, supplying the front, here is all about Bully Beef and hard biscuits, mutinous mutterings, tea, rum, fa...
X, Y & Z: The Real Story of How the Enigma Code was Broken
DERMOT TURING    Book Number: 88084
Published price: £20
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If you thought the author's name sounded familiar, that is because he is the nephew of Alan Turing; mathematician, father of the computer and a pretty useful wartime codebreaker to boot. In X, Y &Z...
BRIEF GUIDE TO BRITISH BATTLEFIELDS
DAVID CLARK    Book Number: 87787
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Sub-titled 'From the Roman Occupation to Culloden', this marvellous book covers over 100 battles fought between AD84 and 1746, along with explanatory details of contemporary weapons and tactics. E...
GUIDE TO WAR PUBLICATIONS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR
ARTHUR WARD    Book Number: 87807
Published price: £25
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Sub-titled 'From Training Guides to Propaganda Posters' here for the first time is a single volume entirely dedicated to a long-overlooked component of wartime collectables. It is designed to comp...
LOST LEGEND OF THE THRYBERG HAWK
JACK HOLROYD    Book Number: 87817
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Following the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 and the defeat of Richard III by Henry Tudor of Lancaster, suppression of events of the previous 25 years, a re-writing of history inevitably took place. T...
BRITISH WARSHIP RECOGNITION: Set of 4 Albums Volumes I to IV
RICHARD PERKINS    Book Number: 88099
Published price: £230
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Richard Perkins Warship Identification Albums form one of the most detailed studies ever undertaken of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships. It is a unique hand-drawn manuscript artif...
WINGS ON MY SLEEVE
CAPTAIN ERIC 'WINKLE' BROWN    Book Number: 87958
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The astronaut Tim Peake said of this author that he was 'the greatest test pilot who ever lived. A true inspiration.' Eric Brown joined the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm during WWII and went on to fl...
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...
PETER THE GREAT'S REVENGE:
BORIS MEGORSKY    Book Number: 88154
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The Narova River flows into the Baltic Sea at the Gulf of Finland and today forms the border between Russia and Estonia. However, back in the early 18th century it was at the centre of the Great No...
PERFIDIOUS DISTORTION OF HISTORY
JURGEN TAMPKE    Book Number: 88095
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The Versailles Peace Treaty of 1919 which concluded World War I imposed punitive reparations on Germany. Starting with John Maynard Keynes 100 years ago, many historians have argued that the burden...
BARBARIANS: Rebellion and Resistance to the Roman Empire
STEPHEN KERSHAW    Book Number: 88285
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What made someone a barbarian in ancient Rome? Was it race, language, values, religion, the shape of your beard, food? Or was it a matter of self-identification? This fascinating book looks at the ...
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...
DAS REICH
MAX HASTINGS    Book Number: 88178
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The 1981 original is here republished in Pan Military Classics. It is sub-titled 'The March of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Through France, June 1944' which left behind them a trail of blood and dea...
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...
ANGELS IN THE TRENCHES
LEO RUICKBIE    Book Number: 87666
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Sub-titled 'Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural During the First World War' people were asking the question "If a man dies, shall he live again?" After their miraculous escape from the...
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