War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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BATTLEFIELDS IN BRITAIN
C. V. WEDGWOOD    Book Number: 85983
Published price: £8.99
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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...
TORPEDO LEADER
WG CDR PATRICK GIBBS    Book Number: 86033
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"This is success, that was failure. Such is my verdict on my two tours of operational flying, the first carried out from England, the second from Malta...History may well ignore completely the desu...
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...
IRON DAWN
RICHARD SNOW    Book Number: 85893
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Sub-titled 'The Monitor, The Merrimack, And the Civil War Sea Battle That Changed History' here is a lively tale of science, war and clashing personalities from the Age of Sail to the Age of Iron. ...
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...
BOOTS ON THE GROUND: Britain And Her Army Since 1945
RICHARD DANNATT    Book Number: 86090
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As Chief of General Staff, Richard Dannatt brings 40 years of military service to tell the fascinating story of how the British Army has shaped and been shaped by world events, from the Cold War to...
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...
GERMAN MOTORCYCLES OF WWII
DAVID DOYLE    Book Number: 86069
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The BMW R4, R12, R35, R71, R74 and Zündapp KS750 all appear in this amazing gallery and visual history of vintage photos and restored examples. Over 200 archive photographs are then followed by a ...
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...
HUBRIS: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century
ALISTAIR HORNE    Book Number: 86152
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'Hubris' is defined in Greek tragedy as excessive human pride that challenges the gods and ultimately leads to the total destruction of the offender. Sir Alistair Horne meticulously traces six batt...
AT WAR WITH THE 16TH IRISH DIVISION 1914-1918
J. H. M. STANIFORTH    Book Number: 86352
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Staniforth enlisted as a private soldier and went through the training of the ordinary recruit before rising through the ranks. His letters are among the most perceptive, graphic and evocative per...
BRITAIN'S GURKHA WAR: The Invasion of Nepal, 1814-16
JOHN PEMBLE    Book Number: 86355
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The British love affair with the Gurkhas began during the early 19th century clash of the expanding English East India Company and Nepalese hillmen. The remarkable fighting abilities of the Nepale...
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...
GERMAN ARMY AT PASSCHENDAELE
JACK SHELDON    Book Number: 86364
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The name Passchendaele has lost none of its power to shock. Writing after the war, General Hermann von Kuhl memorably described this battle as 'The Greatest Martyrdom of the World War' and so it m...
HEART OF A DRAGON: The VCs of Wales
W. ALISTER WILLIAMS    Book Number: 86367
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This special volume is illustrated with over 400 photographs, prints, drawings and documents showing as many facets of each man's life as possible, many never before published. The book is possibl...
HITLER'S ATLANTIC WALL: Pas de Calais
PAUL WILLIAMS    Book Number: 86369
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From the well respected Battleground Europe series by Pen & Sword military books, this title joins over 100 previously published titles in the series. They are well written and highly illustrated ...
MEDIEVAL MARITIME WARFARE
CHARLES STANTON    Book Number: 86378
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When the fleet of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus (Octavius) crushed that of Cleopatra and Mark Antony off a promontory of Epirus called Actium on 2nd September 31BC, the Mediterranean became a Roman ...
NEMESIS: The First Iron Warship and her World
ADRIAN MARSHALL    Book Number: 86379
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One of the really beautifully produced colour plates includes one of Singapore Town from the Government Hill looking southwest, 1846 and the superb and very realistic oil painting of Captain Willia...
REIGN OF TERROR: The Budapest Memoirs
VALDEMAR LANGLET    Book Number: 86385
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Born in Stockholm in 1872, Langlet was a gifted linguist and early supporter of Esperanto. He worked as a journalist for a leading newspaper, visiting the new Soviet Union in 1923. In 1931 he mov...
ROMMEL & CAPORETTO
JOHN WILKS & EILEEN WILKS    Book Number: 86388
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Although Rommel's own account of the Austro-German attack at Caporetto in 1917 has been translated into English, up till now there has been no comprehensive account in English covering the wider as...
WARGAMING ON A BUDGET
IAIN DICKIE    Book Number: 86396
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Constrained by money or space? Here is how to save money while enjoying the fascinating and growing hobby of wargaming. Written by the editor of Miniature Wargames magazine for 25 years, he cover...
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 ...
REPORTING ON HITLER: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press
WILL WAINEWRIGHT    Book Number: 86418
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Allegedly the only person capable of holding Hitler's intense gaze, Rothay Reynolds was a leading foreign correspondent between the wars, running the Daily Mail's Berlin bureau throughout the 1920s...
VICTORIA CROSS
GARY MEAD    Book Number: 86464
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A military historian's balanced account of the VC's life and times which exposes the hypocrisy behind one of the UK's last sacred cows, and explores its role as a barometer for the shifting sands o...
FREYDAL MEDIEVAL GAMES: The Book of Tournaments
STEFAN KRAUSE    Book Number: 86052
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Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) treated the spectacle of his tournaments, hastiludes, and mummeries as an art form unto itself. From 1512 to 1515, Maximilian commissioned a massive, exquisitely d...
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...
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