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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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...
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 ...
BATH IN THE GREAT WAR
DEREK TAIT    Book Number: 85907
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This visual panorama of the city of Bath in the Great War draws on local newspaper archives to provide a fascinating insight into life on the home front. Kitchener is pictured on a platform addres...
FOR THE GLORY OF ROME: A History of Warriors and Warfare
ROSS COWAN    Book Number: 85917
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A Roman legionary soldier was equipped with a heavy javelin, cut and thrust sword and a shield from shoulder to shin. As a member of a maniple of 120 men he was expected to form a unit of power to ...
BROADSIDES: Caricature & The Navy 1756-1815
JAMES DAVEY & RICHARD JOHNS    Book Number: 85806
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Superb James Gillray on the Irish invasion and patriotic courage and Thomas Rowlandson on sailors in cheap prints available for all to laugh at. Here is an exploration of the political and cultura...
MEN BEHIND MONTY
RICHARD MEAD    Book Number: 86246
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Early on the morning of 12th August 1942 Lieutenant General Bernard Montgomery arrived in Cairo by plane from England, in response to an urgent summons. It was considered there were serious defici...
THE COLD WAR: History Files
MICHAEL HOPKINS    Book Number: 86147
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An academic from the University of Liverpool describes the geopolitical contest between the US and its Allies on one side, and the Soviet Union, China and their associates on the other. The Cold W...
PEARL HARBOR: From Infamy to Greatness
CRAIG NELSON    Book Number: 82719
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On 7 December 1941 the US suffered the worst naval defeat in its history as an armada of 354 Japanese warplanes supported by aircraft carriers, destroyers and midget submarines launched a surprise ...
RED ARROWS DVD
SIMPLY MEDIA    Book Number: 86536
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The Red Arrows is the world's best known acrobatic display team, the product of a long tradition of excellence in RAF air show flying. At air shows throughout the world they perform one of Britain...
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 ...
ZERO FOOTPRINT
SIMON CHASE & RALPH PEZZULLO    Book Number: 86855
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Armoured cars, burner phones, cutting-edge weaponry, top-secret missions - this is the life of today's private military contractor. Like Simon Chase, many PMCs were once the world's top military o...
CAMISARD UPRISING: War and Religion in the Cevennes
DAVID CRACKANTHORPE    Book Number: 87026
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The persecution - torture, execution, confiscation of children, imposition of ruinous signs, and the violent hostility of the Catholic clergy combine to create conditions of terror and misery in th...
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...
ROME: A History in Seven Sackings
MATTHEW KNEALE    Book Number: 86983
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Rome is often called 'the eternal city'. The book, as the title suggests, is split into sections describing seven sackings of Rome: 'Gauls', 'Goths', 'More Goths', 'Normans', 'Spanish and Lutherans...
WARRIOR KING AND THE INVASION OF FRANCE
DESMOND SEWARD    Book Number: 87205
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Sub-titled 'Henry V, Agincourt, and the Campaign that Shaped Medieval England' acclaimed historian Desmond Seward presents a radical new look at Henry V. Here he is as a brilliant and brutal warmo...
NELSON THE COMMANDER
GEOFFREY BENNETT    Book Number: 87377
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One of the renowned Pen & Sword Military Classics first published in 1972 and here in paperback reprint. Two centuries after his death, does Nelson still deserve his reputation as one of the world...
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK
KEITH OGILVIE    Book Number: 87437
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Sub-titled 'Battle of Britain to The Great Escape: The Extraordinary Life of Keith 'Skeets' Ogilvie DFC'. When the Royal Canadian Airforce wouldn't accept him as a pilot in the summer of 1939, Kei...
THIS DARK BUSINESS: The Secret War Against Napoleon
TIM CLAYTON    Book Number: 87693
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The riveting story of the British Government's determination to destroy Napoleon Bonaparte by any means possible. When Napoleon came to power in 1799, many believed the he would establish post-Rev...
ARCHITECTS OF DEATH: The Family who Engineered the Holocaust
KAREN BARTLETT    Book Number: 88002
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At the centre of the Nazi Holocaust were the brothers Ludwig and Ernst Wolfgang Topf, who inherited the family business started by their grandfather in Erfurt near Weimar. Originally a brewery, Top...
BLOOD AND FEARS
KEVIN WILSON    Book Number: 88005
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Sub-titled 'How America's Bomber Boys and Girls In England Won Their War' here is an all-guns-blazing history of the US Army Air Forces covering everything from Glenn Miller dances and gifts of sil...
PLOTS AGAINST HITLER
DANNY ORBACH    Book Number: 88015
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Hitler's rise to power in 1933 precipitated a series of anti-Hitler plots involving some of the most senior officers in the Nazi administration. Among them was the chief of General Staff, Ludwig Be...
HEARTBEAT OF WOUNDED KNEE: Native America from 1890
DAVID TREUER    Book Number: 88040
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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 ...
RESOLUTION: Two Brothers, a Nation in Crisis, a World at War
DAVID RUTLAND & EMMA ELLIS    Book Number: 88079
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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...
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...
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...
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...
CEREMONIAL SWORDS OF BRITAIN: State and Civic Swords
LT. COL. EDWARD BARRETT MBE    Book Number: 88419
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The ceremonial sword is a sign of status and will often be made of precious or rare metals, with a scabbard designed to display intricate craftsmanship and expensive materials. The author has visi...
FEAR AND THE FREEDOM: How the Second World War Changed Us
KEITH LOWE    Book Number: 88426
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In 2014 the leaders of 20 nations, with the Queen and Barack Obama prominent among them, met in France to celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. World War II left a global legacy and this ambiti...
HERALDRY COATS OF ARMS, CRESTS AND SEALS:
AMBERLEY ARCHIVE    Book Number: 88399
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Helmets and eagles, swords and feathers, lions and fish, here are all manner of arms and rebus, panaches or plumes of feathers set upright and borne as a crest, the shield of King Edward III from A...
WAR IN THE WEST 1939-41: VOLUME 1: The Rise of Germany
JAMES HOLLAND    Book Number: 88451
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Hailed as an outstanding debut from an exciting young historian, this book asks some questions that have been absent from traditional histories of World War II. For instance, when a young officer f...
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