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SACRED SWORDS: Jihad in the Holy Land 1097-1291
Book number: 89994 Product format: Hardback Author: JAMES WATERSON
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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 ...
INDIAN EMPIRE AT WAR
Book number: 90433 Product format: Paperback Author: GEORGE MORTON-JACK
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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A pioneering study that looks at the 1914-18 War from the perspective of South Asia. 1.5 million Indians fought with the British in the First World War from Flanders to the African bush and the de...
VISITOR'S HISTORIC BRITAIN: West Sussex Stone Age
Book number: 90684 Product format: Paperback Author: KEVIN NEWMAN
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Sussex-born tour guide, teacher, history consultant and journalist Kevin Newman regularly escapes up on the South Downs on walks much shorter than Belloc managed. Many writers have written about t...
ON WAR

New ON WAR

Book number: 25263 Product format: Paperback Author: CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Perhaps the greatest book ever written about war. Oppression soldier von Clauswitz had witnessed at first hand the immense destructive power of French Revolutionary armies which swept across Europe...
WELSH YEOMANRY AT WAR
Book number: 90754 Product format: Paperback Author: STEVEN JOHN
Published price: £14.99
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A history of the 24th (Pembroke & Glamorgan Yeomanry) Battalion, the Welsh Regiment from Pen & Sword military books. Soon after the Great War, following many years of part time soldiering as caval...
SISTERS IN ARMS: Female Warriors
Book number: 90888 Product format: Hardback Author: JULIE WHEELWRIGHT
Published price: £18.99
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Western culture has a popular tradition of women who dressed as men and joined the military, often immortalised in books or on stage and screen. Julie Wheelwright soon discovered many of these acc...
HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Book number: 91020 Product format: Paperback Author: E. D. BRADBY
Published price: £8.99
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First published by Oxford University Press in 1926, this paperback 2017 edition is a welcome reprint. The aim of the book is to give some idea of the French Revolution to the general reader who is...
BANDAGING THE BLITZ
Book number: 91060 Product format: Paperback Author: PHYLL MACDONALD I. D. ROBERTS
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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Sub-titled 'The True Story of a Young Nurse in Wartime London'. In 1938, 18 year old Phyllis Ellsworth packs her bags, says goodbye to her anxious parents, and sets off from her quiet seaside home...
DUNKIRK: The Epic Story
Book number: 91063 Product format: Paperback Author: JOHN HARRIS
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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The epic story of history's most extraordinary evacuation, and one of the most famous episodes of the Second World War, this book is about the miracle on the beaches that saved a nation. In May 19...
GAME OF BIRDS AND WOLVES
Book number: 91065 Product format: Paperback Author: SIMON PARKIN
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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With novelistic flair, investigative journalist Simon Parkin shines a light on Operation Raspberry and these unsung heroines in this riveting true story of war at sea. Sub-titled 'The Secret Game ...
D-DAY: The Soldiers' Story
Book number: 91119 Product format: Paperback Author: GILES MILTON
Published price: £10.99
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The first American troops to wade ashore on Omaha Beach were jokingly known as the Suicide Wave. Almost none came back. An epic battle that involved 156,000 men, 7,000 ships and 20,000 armoured v...
BEYOND ENDURANCE
Book number: 91230 Product format: Paperback Author: NICK BARKER
Published price: £12.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Captain of HMS Endurance during the Falklands conflict of 1982, Nick Barker made his first visit to the islands in December 1980. Endurance, or Red Plum as she was always called, had joined the Ro...
BOEING FACT FILE
Book number: 91231 Product format: Paperback Author: JO BEECK
Published price: £12.99
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From the elegant prototype Model-40 biplane of 1925 which was adapted to carry mail between Chicago and San Francisco, to the 787 "Dreamliner" with its glass-fibre structure, this neat fact file te...
BY THE EMPEROR'S HAND
Book number: 91235 Product format: Hardback Author: TIMOTHY DAWSON
Published price: £30
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'Military Dress and Court Regalia in the Later Romano-Byzantine Empire' is the sub-title of this richly illustrated book. Drawing on literary and artistic sources, archaeology and reconstructions,...
DERBYSHIRE AT WAR 1939-45
Book number: 91238 Product format: Paperback Author: GLYNIS COOPER
Published price: £12.99
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A thorough account of the Home Front in a region which backed up troops by manufacturing munitions and maintaining essential industries to 'keep the home fires burning', as well as hosting, educati...
HITLER'S DEFEAT ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1944-45:
Book number: 91249 Product format: Paperback Author: HANS SEIDLER
Published price: £14.99
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In this publication from Images of War, witness the struggle between the Nazis and Allied military over a ten month period, between 1944 and 1945. This is a fascinating combination of rare photogra...
IRISH BRIGADE 1670-1745
Book number: 91251 Product format: Hardback Author: D. P. GRAHAM
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £12.50
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Irish troops had fought for Louis XIV in the 1670s and took part in most of the major conflicts of the time including the Wars of the 1670s, the Nine Years War, the War of the Spanish Succession, t...
SAS ITALIAN JOB: The Secret Mission
Book number: 91287 Product format: Paperback Author: DAMIEN LEWIS
Published price: £9.99
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In the hard-fought winter of 1944, the Allies advanced northwards through Italy but halted on the fearsome mountainous defences of the Gothic Line. Two men were parachuted in in an effort to break...
GLADIUS
Book number: 91523 Product format: Paperback Author: GUY DE LA BEDOYERE
Published price: £12.99
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The author has written a great number of books on the Roman world over the last 30 years and was part of Channel 4's archaeology series Time Team for 15 years. This is his richly researched, detai...
BOHEMIANS: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance
Book number: 91328 Product format: Hardback Author: NORMAN OHLER
Published price: £28
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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An incredible true story of two idealistic young lovers who led Germany's largest anti-Nazi resistance group, right in the darkening heart of Berlin. Summertime 1935 and on a lake near the city a ...
HITLER VERSUS STALIN, THE EASTERN FRONT 1944-1945
Book number: 90750 Product format: Paperback Author: NIK CORNISH
Published price: £14.99
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From the Image of War series are rare photographs from wartime archives, from Warsaw to Berlin. This superb photographic history depicts the Eastern Front and the defeat of the German Army, the de...
EINSTEIN'S WAR
Book number: 91342 Product format: Hardback Author: STANLEY MATTHEW
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Sub-titled 'How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I', the book explores the birth of a world-changing idea in the middle of a bloodbath. It is a riveting exploration o...
FEAR AND THE FREEDOM: How the Second World War Changed Us
Book number: 91345 Product format: Hardback Author: KEITH LOWE
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £1.88
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'A deft blend of historical research, moving interviews and challenging psychological insights, Lowe writes with elegance and perception.' - Jonathan Dimbleby. The fruit of five years labour, Lowe...
HELL AND GOOD COMPANY
Book number: 91357 Product format: Hardback Author: RICHARD RHODES
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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The remarkable story of the Spanish Civil War as seen through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors and nurses who witnessed it. The War (1936-39) inspired and haunted an extraordin...
TRIAL OF ADOLF HITLER
Book number: 91408 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID KING
Published price: $18.95
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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Sub-titled 'The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany', this has been described as 'The definitive book on the Hitler trial in English, German or any language.' The book tells the true sto...
ARMOURED CRUISER CRESSY
Book number: 91573 Product format: Hardback Author: ANDREW CHOOMG
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £14.00
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A companion to 91574 Black Swan Class Sloops, this volume is devoted to a ship best known for her demise, one of three sisters sunk in a matter of hours by a single U-boat in 1914. When first desi...
BLACK SWAN CLASS SLOOPS
Book number: 91574 Product format: Hardback Author: LES BROWN
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £17.50
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Widely regarded as the Rolls Royce of Second World War convey escorts, heavily armed and superbly equipped for their role, the Black Swan Class of sloops and their modified derivatives were among t...
GREENHILL DICTIONARY OF MILITARY QUOTATIONS
Book number: 91579 Product format: Hardback Author: EDITED BY PETER TSOURAS
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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Illustrated by the award-winning political cartoonist Chris Riddell OBE, this brand new 2020 edition of the 2011 classic text has been brought up to date with more than 400 new quotations and illus...
SIEGE WARFARE DURING THE CRUSADES
Book number: 91588 Product format: Hardback Author: MICHAEL FULTON
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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Despite the attention dedicated to castles, siege warfare is often given little more than a token chapter in books on these strongholds or medieval warfare more generally and little has been writte...
LOVE IN THE BLITZ
Book number: 91610 Product format: Hardback Author: EILEEN ALEXANDER
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Sub-titled 'The Greatest Lost Love Letters of the Second World War', Eileen Alexander graduated in 1939 with a brilliant First Class degree in English from Girton College, Cambridge. Her subsequen...
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