War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

War & Militaria

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TALES OF THE SAMURAI: Illustrated Edition
A. B. MITFORD    Book Number: 86608
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Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford (1837-1916) was a career British diplomat who served for several years in Japan while the country was opening up to Western influences. Fascinated by Japanese cult...
SAS NAZI HUNTERS: The Ultra-Secret Unit
DAMIEN LEWIS    Book Number: 86672
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The wartime SAS was disbanded in 1945 - or was it? One of the élite regiment's last missions was the August 1944 drop into the Vosges mountains, tasked with wreaking havoc on Hitler's vulnerable w...
VALENTINE BAKER'S HEROIC STAND AT TASHKESSEN 1877
FRANK JASTRZEMBSKI    Book Number: 86717
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Colonel Valentine Baker's name is attached to one of the most notorious scandals of 19th century Victorian Britain. His name next surfaces as a soldier-of-fortune serving in Egypt during the 1880s...
CHURCHILL: The Young Warrior
JOHN HARTE    Book Number: 86620
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Winston Churchill is the single man who played a pivotal role in both World Wars. This specially imported book describes what young Winston learned about war, and the flaws in human nature while f...
COMPANION TO THE FALKLANDS WAR
GREGORY FREMONT-BARNES    Book Number: 86740
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A very attractively designed History Press publication with 11 maps printed on black pages and an A-Z thumb index guide to the British involvement in the Falklands conflict. It includes personalit...
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 ...
LIVING THE COLD WAR: Memoirs of a British Diplomat
CHRISTOPHER MALLABY    Book Number: 86773
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Sir Christopher Mallaby joined the UK Diplomatic Service from Cambridge University in 1959 and was British Ambassador to Germany 1988-92 and to France 1993-96. Diplomacy is an art form, and Mallab...
LOST LIONS OF JUDAH
CHRISTOPHER OTHEN    Book Number: 86774
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Sub-titled 'Haile Selassie's Mongrel Foreign Legion 1935-41', written by an academic who has discussed lost causes with political extremists and got drunk with an ex-mujahidin who knew Osama Bin La...
ONE LONG NIGHT: A Global History of Concentration Camps
ANDREA PITZER    Book Number: 86587
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Here for the first time is a chronological and geopolitical history of concentration camps. Beginning with 1890s Cuba, Andrea Pitzer documents concentration camps from the Philippines and Southern...
WAR: An Enquiry
A. C. GRAYLING    Book Number: 86599
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Grayling envisions 'just war theory' in new moral terms, taking into account the lessons of World War Two and the Holocaust. From ancient and medieval times, he looks at causes and effects, ethics...
BLOOD AND SAND: Suez, Hungary
ALEX VON TUNZELMANN    Book Number: 86474
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March 1956 at the Savoy Hotel in London. Anthony Nutting, as part of his ministerial duties at the British Foreign Office, had completed a plan for the United Nations police force takeover of Brit...
CASTLE OF THE EAGLES
MARK FELDMAN    Book Number: 86476
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Sub-titled 'Escape from Mussolini's Colditz', here is the astonishing story of 24 British prisoners who used tunnels to break out of a highly fortified Italian castle-turned-prison. In March 1943 ...
ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF KNIVES, DAGGERS AND BAYONETS
DR TOBIAS CAPWELL    Book Number: 86834
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A visually spectacular gallery featuring more than 350 examples of edged weapons from around the world, from Ancient Egyptian flint knives to the rondel and ballock daggers of medieval Europe, and ...
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...
DUNKIRK
A. D. DIVINE D.S.M.    Book Number: 87028
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The journalist David Divine did more to spread the patriotic legend of Dunkirk than any other writer. He directly experienced Operation Dynamo in 1940, getting both a wound and a medal and wrote t...
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...
VEHICLE ART OF WORLD WAR TWO
JOHN NORRISS    Book Number: 86882
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Men in battle have long been known to decorate their armour or given names their personal weapons. King Arthur had Excalibur and Odin Gram. The tradition of naming military hardware and decoratin...
COVERT RADAR AND SIGNALS INTERCEPTION
PETER JACKSON & DAVID HAYSOM    Book Number: 87012
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Sub-titled 'The Secret Career of Eric Ackermann', here is the career of a man who became a leading figure in the world of signals and electronic intelligence. As a Junior Scientific Officer at the...
SOLDIER OF THE SEVENTY-FIRST: From De La Plata to Waterloo
JOSEPH SINCLAIR    Book Number: 87020
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"The work of a man of superior education, who had enlisted in a moment of pique and humiliation to avoid facing at home the consequences of his own conceit and folly. The author wrote from the ran...
STALAG LUFT III: An Official History of the Great Escape
PREFACE BY HOWARD TUCK    Book Number: 87021
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This 'official history' is reproduced in the form that it was originally written with edits and corrections kept to the absolute minimum. This work gives us the most valuable information into the ...
NAPOLEON: The Spirit of the Age
MICHAEL BROERS    Book Number: 87078
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The Oxford University historian focusses his masterly biography on the vitality, intelligence and phenomenal drive of this man. Between 1805 and 1810, Napoleon masterminded a host of stunning vict...
RAF IN 100 OBJECTS
PETER JACOBS    Book Number: 87084
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The Schneider Trophy, winner of a race for seaplanes and flying boats; cap and bag of the Women's RAF, control of velocity test, pilots' notes, RAF Association remembrance garland, Vulcan XM627, Ni...
REACHING FOR THE SKY
SCOTT ADDINGTON    Book Number: 87085
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Sub-titled '100 Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018' in short pithy pages are facts, statistics, dozens of diagrams, colour photos and graphics, side cutaway drawings and details of...
INDIAN EMPIRE AT WAR
GEORGE MORTON-JACK    Book Number: 87177
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Sub-titled 'From Jihad to Victory the Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War'. Revelatory, fluent and colourful, the book describes WWI as a worldwide conflict involving a million ...
FIFTY GREAT WAR FILMS
TIM NEWARK    Book Number: 86965
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Since the turn of the 20th century and the advent of moving pictures to the present day, war has been a major source of inspiration for the finest and most influential films ever made. Tim Newark's...
MIG: AIRCRAFT SINCE 1939
RUDOLPH HÖFLING    Book Number: 86974
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The MiG aircraft company was formed in 1939, named after its chief engineers Mikoyan and Gurevich, and confined itself with a few exceptions to fighter planes, initially to counter the German Messe...
RADICAL GENERAL: Sir Ronald Adam
ROGER BROAD    Book Number: 86982
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The historian Sir Michael Howard said General Sir Ronald Adam (1885-1982) was "...an extraordinarily enlightened adjutant-general", whereas his military contemporary General Sir Bernard Paget said ...
VOICES FROM THE HOLOCAUST
EDITED BY JON E. LEWIS    Book Number: 87282
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First-hand accounts of the Holocaust from the rise of power of Hitler to the Nuremberg trials. During the Holocaust, as many as two million Jews were shot in the open air, in streets and forest cl...
ANATOMY OF MALICE: The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals
JOEL DIMSDALE    Book Number: 86892
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A riveting narrative of the Nuremburg Trials, the Nazi criminals and the psychologists who analysed them. In a gripping and haunting narrative, a renowned psychiatrist sheds new light on the psych...
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