War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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LETTERS AND NEWS FROM THE TRENCHES AND THE HOME FRONT
EDITED BY ROBERT HAMILTON    Book Number: 79364
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Powerfully evocative, viscerally raw and frequently haunting, these are the thoughts of men who knew that every moment could be their last, that the whistling of an approaching German shell could s...
SUMMER OF '45: Stories and Voices From VE Day to VJ Day
KEVIN TELFER    Book Number: 81065
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On 8th May 1945 Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister, announced to waiting crowds that the Allies had accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and that the War in Europe was over. For...
LUFTWAFFE SECOND WORLD WAR IN COLOUR
JOHN CHRISTOPHER    Book Number: 81078
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Members of the Propaganda Kompanie, armed with Leica cameras and the new Agfacolor film were able to capture aspects of the Luftwaffe's operations in ways never seen before. Here are the astonishi...
AVOIDING ARMAGEDDON:
JEREMY BLACK    Book Number: 80790
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The period between the wars is often seen as a time of learning from the mistakes and successes of World War I and preparation for the next global conflict. But Black argues that British political ...
PERILOUS GLORY: The Rise of Western Military Power
JOHN FRANCE    Book Number: 80909
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An opinionated and crisply argued single volume history of the not-only-Western way of war, this expansive history surveys warfare from ancient times to the current wars in the Middle East. It cha...
BOMBERS AND THE BOMBED: Allied Air War over Europe
RICHARD OVERY    Book Number: 81264
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This huge book by a leading historian specialising in World War II covers the whole subject of strategic bombing, with particular emphasis on the thinking behind the deliberate bombing of civilians...
A HIGHER FORM OF KILLING
DIANA PRESTON    Book Number: 81560
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Poison gas, the torpedo, the Zeppelin, here is a startling new window onto World War One with Diana Preston's chronicle of the birth of weapons of mass destruction. Between April 22nd and May 30th...
SPARTAN ARMY
J. F. LAZENBY    Book Number: 82058
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First published in 1985, this classic of military history is now reissued in paperback format to satisfy the continuing interest in Sparta among ancient historians and the general public. The autho...
LOST AIRMAN
SETH MEYEROWITZ    Book Number: 82307
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The suspenseful story of a truly remarkable American, shot down over enemy occupied territory in World War Two, who amazingly managed to stay a step ahead of the Nazis for over six months and get b...
REVOLVERS
RICK SAPP    Book Number: 82376
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The Smith & Wesson Governor, compact and deadly, the 460XVR is a long-barrelled, mean looking Magnum, and the 340PD centrefire looks extremely well engineered and evil. In 96 softback pages, every...
BREGUET 27, POTEZ 39, MUREAUX 115/117 FRENCH WINGS NO.3
JOSÉ FERNANDEZ    Book Number: 82454
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Part of the excellent research of the formidably illustrated French Wing Series, No.3. The French manufacturer Breguet gained a solid reputation thanks to two aircraft produced in large quantities...
ISABELLA: The Warrior Queen
KIRSTIN DOWNEY    Book Number: 82614
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An engrossing new portrait of one of the most fascinating and controversial women who have ever lived. Queen Isabella set the stage for modern Europe and America. Using Muslim, Jewish and Christi...
1ST HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY 1943-44: In The Shadow of Monte Amaro
GARRY O'CONNOR    Book Number: 82485
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During the Second World War, the 1st Household Cavalry were in action in Italy, where the Italian Campaign was well underway. This account, based upon diaries and interviews with survivors explains...
WHEN THE LAMPS WENT OUT: From Home Front to Battle Front
EDITED BY NIGEL FOUNTAIN    Book Number: 82528
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During the First World War, newspapers were eagerly perused by millions, all anxious to know what was happening, especially to those fighting at the front. This collection of extracts from various ...
FROM THE DARDANELLES TO ORAN
ARTHUR MARDER    Book Number: 82738
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Sub-titled 'Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915-1940', and with an introduction by Barry Gough, this is a welcome reprint of the 1974 original and the maps in the book can be downloaded...
GENGHIS KHAN AND THE MONGOL WAR MACHINE
CHRIS PEERS    Book Number: 82739
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800 years after he launched his career of conquest, Genghis Khan remains one of the best known figures in history, not only in his home country of Mongolia but across the globe. Was he a true empi...
GREAT WAR BRITAIN: The First World War At Home
LUCINDA GOSLING    Book Number: 82740
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Popular magazines such as The Tatler, The Sketch and The Queen recorded the national preoccupations following a declaration of war in August 1914 which was to change Britain and British society irr...
HATTIN 1187:
YANN KERVAN    Book Number: 82741
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The history of Latin settlements is generally divided into two periods separated by the loss of Jerusalem to Saladin following the Battle of Hattin. This is due to the collapse of all state struct...
BRIEF HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL WARFARE
PETER REID    Book Number: 82886
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A companion to A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages code 82885, Reid interweaves his analysis with a dramatic telling of the main events on land and sea. From the terrible defeat at Bannockb...
DEATH WAS OUR BEDMATE
AGNES MCEWAN & C. THOMSON    Book Number: 82898
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The story of the 155th (Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment has been consistently misrepresented, and the authors are aiming to set the record straight. Agnes McEwan?s father was a gunner with the...
FAR EAST AIR OPERATIONS 1942-1945: Despatches from The Front
EDIT BY JOHN GREHAN & M. MACE    Book Number: 82904
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In January 1942 the situation in the Far East was desperate. As Burma came under attack, Air Vice Marshal Stevenson commanded a small Allied air force of 53 aircraft against the Japanese 200 which ...
FROM HITLER'S U-BOATS TO KHRUSHCHEV'S SPYFLIGHTS
CHRIS CLARK    Book Number: 82909
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Sub-titled '25 Years with Flight Lieutenant Thomas Buchanan Clark RAF', this book tells of his illustrious Royal Air Force career as a World War Two gunner and post-war signaller. Clark saw action...
OPERATIONS IN NORTH AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST 1939-1942:
JOHN GREHAN & MARTIN MACE    Book Number: 82940
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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...
DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
ERIK LARSON    Book Number: 82579
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The story of the Lusitania, sunk by a German U-boat in May 1915 under the pretext that it was carrying munitions, was a turning point in World War I, ultimately influencing President Woodrow Wilson...
SHOW OF STRENGTH: The Modern Navy DVD
DESMOND HAMILL    Book Number: 82780
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We join the crews of the HMS Gloucester and Invincible as they participate in major operational exercises that clearly demonstrate how the Royal Navy has adjusted its operations to the conditions b...
EMPIRES IN THE SUN: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa
LAWRENCE JAMES    Book Number: 82681
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Africa, a prize coveted by the Europeans. It was a magnet for the high-minded, philanthropic, the unscrupulous and insane: missionaries and explorers to big-game hunters. Britain, France, Belgium...
SILVER SPITFIRE: The Legendary WWII RAF Fighter Pilot
TOM NEIL    Book Number: 82728
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In the build-up to D-Day in 1944, Battle of Britain ace Tom Neil was assigned by the RAF to be liaison officer with an American fighter squadron, the 100th Fighter Wing of the US 9th Air Force, whi...
WE DIE ALONE                                                
DAVID HOWARTH    Book Number: 82732
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Crippled by frostbite, snow-blind and hunted by the Nazis, Jan Baalstrud managed to find a tiny Arctic village. There, delirious and near death, he found villagers willing to risk their own lives ...
YORK IN THE GREAT WAR
KARYN BURNHAM    Book Number: 83016
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The Great War touched every single town and city in Britain and barely a community escaped unscathed. Despite a long and tumultuous history, the seemingly brief period between 1914 and 1918 left a...
FATAL RIVALRY: Flodden 1513
GEORGE GOODWIN    Book Number: 83140
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Sub-titled 'Henry VIII, James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain', here is the story of Flodden, the biggest and bloodiest Anglo-Scottish battle and its consequences. On September 9th, the ...
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