War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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FREEDOM FLIGHT:
FRANK ISZAK    Book Number: 86754
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Sub-titled 'The True Story Of The Cold War's Greatest Escape'. On the afternoon of Friday 13th July 1956, seven desperate young people boarded a plane in the People's Republic of Hungary with the ...
NUREMBERG WAR TRIALS DVD
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 87050
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US Prosecutor Robert Jackson summed up the responsibilities of Hitler's minions in an historic speech: "I admit that Hitler was the chief villain. But for the defendants to put all blame on him is...
CHASTISE: The Dambusters Story 1943
MAX HASTINGS    Book Number: 88764
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The classic Dambusters story, featuring the heroism of Guy Gibson and the legendary 617 Squadron, fascinated acclaimed historian Max Hastings from an early age, but Hastings now feels that 75 years...
YE BERLYN TAPESTRIE:
JOHN HASSALL & MIKE WEBB    Book Number: 88507
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A terrific parody of the Bayeux Tapestry first drawn over a hundred years ago, here is the satirical response by pioneering British illustrator John Hassall to the sense of outrage that gripped Bri...
UNDER PRESSURE: Living Life and Avoiding Death
RICHARD HUMPHREYS    Book Number: 88797
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Humphreys was a crew member on the Polaris nuclear submarine HMS Resolution from 1985 to 1990 and this memoir starts with his first gruelling training at HMS Raleigh on the banks of the Tamar, foll...
SECRET NAVAL INVESTIGATOR
COMMANDER F. ASHE LINCOLN    Book Number: 89219
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Sub-titled 'The Battle Against Hitler's Secret Underwater Weapons' here is a remarkable blend of deductive enterprise and courage. In the lead up to WWII, Ashe Lincoln, a junior barrister, had enl...
ANY SURVIVORS? A Lost Novel of World War II
MARTIN FREUD    Book Number: 89268
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The elder son of Sigmund Freud, Martin Freud (1889-1967) served in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War One but escaped to Britain. Now translated into English and published for the first ti...
McPHERSON'S RIDGE: Battleground America Guides
STEVEN H. NEWTON    Book Number: 89340
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Focussing in on the first battle for the high ground, July 1st 1863 in the American Civil War, we are taken to Gettysburg, PA. Confederate General Henry Heth pushed his division down Chamberburg P...
YORK IN THE GREAT WAR
KARYN BURNHAM    Book Number: 89356
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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...
TESTAMENT OF WAR: Literature, Art and the First World War
A. D. HARVEY    Book Number: 89080
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"So many of the best books about the First World War were written by misfits." This fascinating literary history adopts a probingly personal approach to the effects of the war on the writers and ar...
KOREA: Where the American Century Began
MICHAEL PEMBROKE    Book Number: 89397
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The Korean War was the first of America's failed modern wars. A conflict which is not actually concluded, there was a cessation of hostilities agreed in an armistice between military commanders "un...
BLOOD, OIL AND THE AXIS
JOHN BROICH    Book Number: 89669
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Sub-titled 'The Allied Resistance Against A Fascist State in Iraq and the Levant, 1941' this work of history is poised to become the definitive chronicle of the Axis's menacing play for the territo...
WAR THAT NEVER ENDED: The Short History of the Korean War
GORDON KERR    Book Number: 89838
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The Korean War is the war that never ended, a conflict between two parts of what was once one nation, the Republic of South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. But it is more than...
CARDIFF AND THE VALLEYS AT WAR 1939-45
GARY DOBBS    Book Number: 89987
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Together with Newport and Swansea, Cardiff was one of the ports targeted by the Germans early in the war, though Bridgend's munitions factory further down the coast, the largest in Britain, was inc...
HANNIBAL'S ROAD: The Second Punic War in Italy 213-203 BC
MIKE ROBERTS    Book Number: 89989
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Rome and Carthage, facing each other on opposite sides of the Mediterranean, were constantly at war in the last two decades of the third century BC. The Carthaginian general Hannibal famously cross...
POSTED IN WARTIME: Letters Home from Abroad
RICHARD KNOTT    Book Number: 89993
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This fascinating and nostalgic book is based on the letters of six prolific correspondents in the war years. Three of them were famous members of the London scene: Noel Coward, Cecil Beaton and Fre...
SACRED SWORDS: Jihad in the Holy Land 1097-1291
JAMES WATERSON    Book Number: 89994
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The conflict between Christians and Muslims in the early medieval period is full of resonance for our own times. We are used to hearing the story from a British perspective, including the exploits ...
ART OF WAR STRATEGIC PUZZLES
RICHARD WOLFRIK GALLAND    Book Number: 89667
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Sun Tzu's insights are the inspiration behind this book of mental conundrums which will take us through centuries of warfare and across continents and battlefields to test your powers of strategy, ...
SOLDIER'S STORY: Neville Timber Wood's War
MIKE WOOD    Book Number: 89583
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The son of a Hull butcher, Neville 'Timber' Wood volunteered in 1939 at the age of 19 to join the British Army's Tyne-Tees 50th Northumbrian Division. The Lance Corporal was among the last British...
HUNGER: How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War
RICK BLOM    Book Number: 89717
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Dutch historian Rick Blom has scoured original source material including private diaries by active servicemen and civilians, historical accounts, food manuals, recipe books and interviews with vete...
SEA TAKES NO PRISONERS: Stories from the Men and Ships
EDMUND WONG    Book Number: 89723
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Britannia rules the waves and did so triumphantly during WWII. In this stunning historical record, the voices of 125 Royal Navy men and women remember their days of service for Britain and the worl...
SEA WARFARE
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 89724
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) the poet and novelist was born in Bombay and taken to England when he was five years old. His son John died in the First World War at the Battle of Loos in Septe...
WORTH SAVING: Disabled Children During the Second World
SUE WHEATCROFT    Book Number: 89730
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To what extent were the 'decision-makers' aware of the problems faced by disabled children during the war, and how did they attempt to deal with the problems, and to what extent were they successfu...
FIRING ON FORTESS EUROPE: HMS Belfast at D-Day
NICK HEWITT    Book Number: 90112
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Operation Overlord, or D-Day, as we usually call it, began on 6 June 1944 and was the largest amphibious assault in history, the turning point of WWII. The Allied victory it enabled owed much to th...
LETTERS FROM THE FRONT
ANDREW ROBERTS    Book Number: 90055
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Sub-titled 'From the First World War to the Present Day' the Daily Mail said 'It is very hard to read this impressive volume with dry eyes.' Blending military and social history and often surprisi...
SWORDSMAN'S HANDBOOK: Samurai Teachings
EDITED BY WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON    Book Number: 89198
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Unlike karate, judo or aikido, swordsmanship is not a means of self-defence, but it is nevertheless hugely popular not only in Japan but also in the US and round the world. The author believes that...
DOOMSDAY MACHINE: Confessions of A Nuclear War Planner
DANIEL ELLSBERG    Book Number: 90236
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Former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the Pentagon Papers and also took with him a cache of Top-Secret documents related to America's nuclear programme in the 1960s. Here for t...
FLYING HOURS: Squadron Leader Andrew Millar
ANDREW MILLAR    Book Number: 90242
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Andrew Millar was a medic who gained the DSO as Commander of Squadron 20, based in India and Burma and flying Hawker Hurricanes against the Japanese. Reconstructed from his log books, these memoirs...
MARCH BY MOONLIGHT
JACK LOVE & BARRY LOVE    Book Number: 90256
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Sub-titled 'A Bomber Command Story of Ops and Evasion, Captivity and Friendship', here is Jack Love's personal account of the experiences he went through joining up for the RAF, training for, and t...
SOLDIER: Respect is Earned
JAY MORTON    Book Number: 90304
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Morton spent ten years in the SAS and four years in The Parachute Regiment, completing 14 years of decorated military service, he is now the latest addition to Channel 4's critically acclaimed TV s...
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