War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
IRELAND - THE STRUGGLE FOR POWER:
JEFFREY JAMES    Book Number: 85875
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A country with a small population, Ireland has been invaded and exploited throughout its history, but the Irish have always fought back with tenacity and courage. In the first century AD the Irish ...
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 ...
HALIFAX IN THE GREAT WAR
DAVID MILLICHOPE    Book Number: 85920
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Halifax's experience of the Great War was different to that of many other large towns and cities. A garrison town (home of the Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment), within days the public moo...
LUSITANIA STORY: The Atrocity that Shocked the World
MITCH PEEKE ET AL    Book Number: 85926
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Unlike most other books on the subject of the opulent passenger liner Lusitania, which was sunk by a German submarine in 1915, this also researches the liner's beginnings, her innovative advances i...
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...
BATTLEFIELDS IN BRITAIN
C. V. WEDGWOOD    Book Number: 85983
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Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood (1910-1997) specialised in the history of 17th century England and Continental Europe. Originally published in the Collin's Pictures of Britain series, this super lit...
GREAT CONSPIRACY: Britain's Secret War
CARLOS DE LA HUERTA    Book Number: 86008
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The French Revolution threw the whole of Europe into turmoil, with no country more alarmed than Britain. As Napoleon established his iron grip on France, the British government was in a fever of su...
WAR REPORT: BBC Dispatches from the Front Line, 1944-45
EDIT. BY D. HAWKINS & M. JONES    Book Number: 86035
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War Report was first broadcast from the beaches of Normandy in June 1944. It was a landmark for the BBC and for combat reporting and gave millions of listeners daily updates on the Armed Forces' p...
MILITARY HISTORY OF CHINA: From 1218 to the Present Day
ERIK DURSCHMIED    Book Number: 86047
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In 1215 Genghis Khan's Mongol army captured Peking and destroyed the Chin Empire, and then advanced on through Asia and Russia to the fringes of Western Europe, where in 1241 they annihilated the G...
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GUNS
CHUCK WILLS    Book Number: 86123
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"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" said Mao Zedong. From the first firearms to semiautomatic weapons, this photographic history of civilisation is seen through the world's deadlies...
MARCH BY MOONLIGHT
JACK LOVE & BARRY LOVE    Book Number: 86075
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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...
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...
BLOOD CRIES AFAR: The Magna Carta War
SEAN MCGLYNN    Book Number: 86087
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When King John reluctantly signed the Magna Carta in 1215, he created a turning point in British history, despite the fact that the barons' bill of rights was quickly violated. Civil wars followed...
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...
CAMPAIGNS OF ALEXANDER OF TUNIS 1940-1945
ADRIAN STEWART    Book Number: 86359
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'Nothing ever disturbed or rattled him, and duty was a full satisfaction in itself, especially if it seemed perilous and hard. But all this was combined with so gay and easier manner that the pleas...
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