War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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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...
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...
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...
TRUE FOR THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY:
OSCAR GILBERT & C. GILBERT    Book Number: 83267
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In 1777 the British were defeated at Saratoga. Hoping to push back the rebellious American revolutionaries they instigated a 'Southern Strategy' plan, but instead triggered a brutal partisan war wh...
CONSCIENCE
LOUISA THOMAS    Book Number: 83895
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In late August 1918, Norman Thomas received telegrams. One said that his brother Evan, a conscientious objector, had been hospitalised at a military training camp in Kansas during a hunger strike a...
DEVIL'S DIARY: Alfred Rosenberg and the Stolen Secrets
ROBERT WITTMAN & DAVID KINNEY    Book Number: 83966
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Alfred Rosenberg first met Adolf Hitler in late 1919 and later confessed to a confidant that he was far from impressed by his intellect. However, like many millions of others, when he witnessed Hit...
REICHSBANK ROBBERY
COLIN RODERICK FULTON    Book Number: 84360
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Germany's state bank, the Reichsbank received 21 direct hits in February 1945 when the US Air Force launched the largest daytime bombing offensive against Berlin ever, dropping over 2,250 tons of b...
ASYLUM: A Survivor's Flight from Nazi-Occupied Vienna
MORIZ SCHEYER    Book Number: 84197
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Written in 1944 while the author was hiding from the Nazis in a French convent, this survivor's account of the persecution and genocide of the Jews has an immediate quality which is fuelled by his ...
BOMBERS AND MASH: The Domestic Front 1939-45
RAYNES MINNS    Book Number: 84539
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Packed with photos, cartoons, advertisements and posters, this fascinating book documents women's lives in wartime. The story starts with "A woman's chronology of the war", including the July 1940 ...
GREAT WAR: The Countdown to Global Conflict
IAN WELCH    Book Number: 84699
Published price: £25
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A big Haynes publication which uses quality, graphic content to bring immediacy to the events of the Great War. British soldiers with packhorses and donkeys watching enemy aircraft dropping bombs ...
GREAT WAR AT SEA: The Opening Salvos
BOB CARRUTHERS    Book Number: 84807
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A remarkable gallery of artworks, presented on big glossy white pages, all in original line art, charcoal and pencil drawings, the books showcases the work of contemporary combat artists and illust...
PALESTINE BETRAYED
EFRAIM KARSH    Book Number: 84516
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On November 29th 1947, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the partition of Palestine into two independent states - one Jewish, the other Arab - linked in an economi...
FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
JOHN BROOM    Book Number: 85165
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'My son, cast thy heart firmly on the Lord, and fear not the judgement of men, when conscience testifieth of thy dutifulness and innocencey.' - Edith Cavell. A toxic mix of nationalism and militar...
HOLDING THE HOME FRONT
CAROLINE SCOTT    Book Number: 85167
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'Men in the field, women in the fields' reads the banner of the farmers asking women and girls to join the Land Army during the First World War. It is the Second World War Land Girl which has caug...
WAR! HELLISH WAR! STAR SHELL REFLECTIONS 1916-1918
JIM MAULTSAID    Book Number: 85179
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Jim Maultsaid's superbly illustrated Great War diaries covers his experiences from 1916 until mid 1918. On 1st July 1916, the first day of the Somme, Sergeant Maultsaid was seriously wounded. Des...
WELSH YEOMANRY AT WAR
STEPHEN JOHN    Book Number: 85180
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A history of the 24th (Pembroke & Glamorgan Yeomanry) Battalion, The Welsh Regiment sheds new light on the battalion's almost forgotten campaign in Palestine. It saw many of its troops killed and ...
ON THE ROAD WITH WELLINGTON:
A.L.F. SCHAUMANN    Book Number: 85257
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George III was not just the ruler of the UK, he was also King of Hanover, so when Napoleon's forces overran Hanover in 1803 many patriots fled to Britain where they formed the King's German Regimen...
JAPANESE PRINTS DURING THE ALLIED OCCUPATION 1945-1952
LAWRENCE SMITH    Book Number: 84350
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Following World War Two, much of urban Japan lay in ruins, the land occupied by foreign powers for the first time in the country's history. To many it seemed everything was lost, yet it had an abi...
BIRTH OF A REPUBLIC
HANCHAO LU    Book Number: 85018
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During the Chinese Revolution of 1911, photographs of the upheaval were rare, but an American photographer, Francis Stafford (1884-1938), was working for Commercial Press in Shanghai, and consequen...
HOLY WARS: 3000 Years of Battles in the Holy Land
GARY RASHBA    Book Number: 85031
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The Holy Land, an area stretching between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, has been disputed territory throughout history. The author of this fascinating book describes 17 notable battle...
NEW ARMY IN TRAINING: 150th Anniversary Edition
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 85038
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On 4 August 1914, following the German invasion of Belgium, Britain declared war on Germany. That autumn Rudyard Kipling wrote six newspaper articles about the training of newly volunteered troops,...
REPORT ON EXPERIENCE
JOHN MULGAN    Book Number: 85043
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First published posthumously in 1947 in an expurgated form (some criticisms of his army superiors were originally deleted) this captivating memoir traces the Allies' path in the second world war an...
SEA WARFARE: 150th Anniversary Edition
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 85045
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In the decade leading up to WWI the government was spending huge amounts on building up the Royal Navy, the so-called 'silent service', and people were beginning to question where, exactly, this mo...
SO BRAVELY & SO WELL: The Life and Art of William T. Trego
JOSEPH P. ECKHART    Book Number: 85047
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William Brooke Thomas Trego was born on 15 September 1858, the fifth of six children born to prolific and much-sought-after artist Jonathan Trego and his wife Emily. At the age of 18 months however...
DRUMS OF WAR
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85479
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Dashing soldier of fortune captain Daniel Rawson returns in an explosive new adventure. France 1705 and Rawson is always ready for adventure, so when the Duke of Marlborough proposes a dangerous u...
FIRE AND SWORD
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85485
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From the bestselling author of the Railway Detective series. Captain Daniel Rawson's most dangerous escapade yet. It is Flanders, 1707 and returning to camp from a dangerous solo mission behind e...
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85518
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'An enthralling and accomplished historical adventure' - Good Book Guide. It is 1704 and Europe is at war. With Lord Churchill's words ringing in his ears 'Take this sword as you own and wear it ...
VERY MURDERING BATTLE
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85528
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Behind enemy lines, Captain Daniel Rawson must face a ruthless foe. It is 1709 and Europe is in the midst of the coldest winter for a century. France, her people starving and her army rattled by ...
CAPTAIN RAWSON: Set of Four
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 85783
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Set consists of Soldier of Fortune, Drums of War, Fire and Sword and Very Murdering Battle. Buy all four paperbacks in the Captain Rawson series and save even more.
REVOLVERS
RICK SAPP    Book Number: 75751
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The Charter Arms Pink Lady, a .38 Smith & Wesson Special +P could look alluring, beautiful even if you did not know that it was a deadly weapon. The Lady Smith on page 65 looks far more mechanical...
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