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Yorkshire VCs

Today the Victoria Cross remains the supreme British award for bravery. It takes precedence over all other awards and decorations. During its 160-year history, since the first of t ...


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Surviving Trainer and Transport Aircraft of the World

This final volume in the three-volume set covering more than 300 types of Surviving World War II aircraft includes the less-glamorous ones that couldn't qualify for two volumes on ...


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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Illustrated and Annotated

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is one of the most important sets of historical documents concerning the history of the British Isles. Without these vital accounts we would have virtuall ...


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Stürmgeschutze

The Sturmgeschütz rumbling forward into action is one of the iconic images of World War II. As mobile assault guns, the StuGs were essentially designed as infantry support weapons, ...


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Handbook on German Military Forces

The Handbook On German Military Forces is an indispensable primary reference source for historians and enthusiasts. In 1945 the Allies were still engaged in bitter fighting against ...


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The Complete George Cross

The George Cross, the highest civilian decoration, is awarded for ‘acts of the greatest heroism or of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger’, and all the ...


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Medieval Warfare

James Grant (1822–1887) was a Scottish author and was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was a distant relation of Sir Walter
Scott. He was a prolific author, writing some 90 books, ...


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Napoleonic Lives

Two hundred years ago the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars convulsed the whole of Europe. These were key events in the history of the continent, and for Britain, and they are a fa ...


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The Hundred Years War

Continuing his exploration of the alternative paths that British history might so easily have taken, Timothy Venning turns his attention to the Hundred Years War between England an ...


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Arnhem 1944

This is the first in a series of game books which put you in command of the forces in engaged in some of history's most famous battles. Your tactical skill and ability to make the ...


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Confessions of a Eurosceptic

Few are better placed to write on the United Kingdom’s relations with the European Union than David Heathcoat-Amory. As a Member of Parliament, Minister of State and Privy Counsel ...


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Deeds of Heroes

For over 100 years the Distinguished Conduct Medal – the DCM - was the second highest medal that could be awarded for gallantry to the other ranks of the British army - in some cas ...


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Fight, Dig and Live

The Korean War, which began with an unprovoked attack by North Korea in 1950, went on for three long years. Over 100,000 soldiers of the United Nations forces, including those of ...


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Midget Ninja and Tactical Laxatives

Which army used camels disguised as war elephants? Which illustrious warlord was killed by a midget ninja hidden in his latrine? How did live cows dropped by the Soviet air force ...


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Northrop Flying Wings

Jack Northrop’s flying wings - or to give them their more correct title, all wing aircraft - were some of the most spectacular, graceful and elegant flying machines ever to grace t ...


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Second World War Lives

The Second World War was a momentous event in twentieth-century history and it is a fascinating period for family historians to explore. Numerous records are available to researche ...


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Light Dragoons

Although only formed in December 1992, The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. In 1922 a reduction in the Army’s strength ...


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A Guide to War Publications of the First & Second World War

In WW2 information leaflets and posters proliferated. Soldiers were bombarded with Field Regulations, airmen with the latest updates about airborne early warning, bomb sights and r ...


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Boeing 747: A History

There is perhaps no other commercial airliner as iconic as the Boeing 747. A presence in our skies for over forty years, it has transported hundreds of thousands of passengers acro ...


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The Forts and Fortifications of Europe 1815-1945: The Central States

After the Napoleonic Wars the borders of Central Europe were redrawn and relative peace endured across the region, but the volatile politics of the late nineteenth century generate ...


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Soviet Conquest

How did top Red Army commanders see the assault on Berlin in 1945 – what was their experience of the last, terrible battle of the Second World War in Europe? Personal accounts by t ...


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Panzer III at War 1939-1945

With comprehensive captions and text this superb book is the latest in the best selling Images of War Series and the second instalment of the Author’s pictorial history of the Germ ...


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How to Undertake Surveillance and Reconnaissance

How to Undertake Surveillance and Reconnaissance offers you a systemic way to learn about these fascinating subjects—what they are and what they are not. In doing so, it will teach ...


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HMS Fearless

The Seventh ship to bear the name, the Assault Ship and Commando Carrier HMS Fearless was first commissioned in 1965. Over the next 37 years she was seldom far from the actions in ...


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Major & Mrs Holt's Definitive Battlefield Guide to the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches

Already the best-selling English-language guide to the area, universally known as ‘THE BIBLE’, this is the sixth, completely revised, up-to-date, much expanded edition of the DEFIN ...