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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

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    World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front (English, Paperback) John Ruler, Emma Thomson

    World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide - Expert tips and itineraries for travel along the Western Front including sites in France and Belgium, maps and routes. This guide also features guided walks and site information, battlefield tours, museums, Ypres, Poperinge, Nieuwpoort, Mons, Lille, Pas-de-Calais, The Somme, Verdun, Aisne and Champagne.

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    Goodbye to All That (Paperback) Robert Graves

    In 1929 the author went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This book is an account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life.

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    Storm of Steel (Paperback) Ernst Junger

    A memoir of astonishing power, savagery and ashen lyricism that illuminates the horrors as well as the fascination of total First World War, presenting the conflict through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier. It provides an account of the terrors of the Western Front and of the sickening allure that made men keep fighting on for 4 long years.

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    The Blood Never Dried (English, Paperback) John Newsinger

    The Blood Never Dried challenges the rising chorus of claims that the British Empire was a kinder, gentler force in the world of imperialism. John Newsinger sets out to uncover this neglected history of repression and resistance. To the boast that 'the sun never set on the British Empire' the Chartist Ernest Jones replied 'and the blood never dried.' This new, updated edition brings the story up...

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    Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914-18 (English, Paperback) Ryan K. Noppen, Paul Wright

    An expert in the field, Ryan Noppen examines Austro-Hungarian cruisers and destroyers in this fascinating study that will appeal to those with an interest in naval history and World War I.

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    The Great War: 1914-1918 (English, Paperback) Peter Hart

    The Great War was the first truly global conflict, and it changed the course of world history. In this magnum opus, the author examines the conflict in every arena around the world, in a history that combines scholarship with vivid and unfamiliar eyewitness accounts, from kings and generals, and ordinary soldiers.

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  • Zero
    Zero Hour (Hardback) Jolyon Fenwick

    The first day of the battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the most devastating event of the First World War for the British army. In Zero Hour, 14 superlatively photographed panoramas (each one a four-page gatefold, opening to nearly 1 metre wide) show the Somme's major sites as they look today. Taken from the exact viewpoints of the front-line British troops as they began their advance towards...

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  • Churchill
    Churchill and the Dardanelles (English, Hardback) Christopher M. Bell

    The story of the highly controversial First World War campaign that nearly destroyed Churchill's reputation for good and of his decades-long battle to set the record straight - a battle which ultimately helped clear the way for Churchill's appointment as Prime Minister in Britain's 'darkest hour'.

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  • War
    War Against War! (English, Paperback) Ernst Friedrich $16.35
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    Focke-Wulf FW 190 D (English, Paperback) Stefan Dramiński

    As mentioned in the previous chapter, Hiryū was the second aircraft carrier included in "The Second Naval Armaments Supplement Program" of 1934. Originally both carriers were supposed to be sister vessels, but the number of design modifications introduced during the construction of Sōryū resulted in many differences between the two. According to the original plans Hiryū was to be completed a...

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    The Long Range Desert Group 1940-1945 (English, Paperback) David Lloyd Owen

    In a campaign known for many special warfare units, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) became one of the greatest legends of the North African Campaign in World War II. This classic insider's account has been updated and supplemented with rare photographs from the LRDG collection in the Imperial War Museum.

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    The German Army in World War I: 1914-15 Pt. 1 (English, Paperback) Nigel Thomas, Gerry Embleton

    The first of a three-part study of the organization, uniforms, insignia and equipment of the German Army of World War I. It covers the troops who fought at Mons, Arras and 1st Ypres in 1914; at Neuve Chappelle, 2nd Ypres, Artois and the Argonne, 1915; and in East Prussia and Poland, 1914-15.

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    The Italian Army of World War I 1915-18 (English, Paperback) David Nicolle, Raffaele Ruggeri

    This work shows that the majority of Italy's battles took place on the frozen slopes of the Alps, including the numerous battles of the Isonzo, the disaster at Caporetto and, in its aftermath the holding of the Piave line.

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    Goodbye to All That (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    It is the war memoir to end all war memoirs. Robert Graves's autobiographical masterpiece savages the conduct of the 1914-18 conflict in a searing satire that at once reviles the fighting and reveres the courage and resourcefulness of the servicemen caught up in it. As astonishingly fresh and readable as ever, Goodbye to All That chronicles this highly eccentric soldier-poet's early life from the...

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    The Sleepwalkers (English, Paperback) Christopher Clark

    The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it would liberate Bosnia from Habsburg rule and it created a powerful new Serbia, but it also brought...

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  • Poetry
    Poetry of the First World War (Multiple languages, Paperback) Tim Kendall

    A new anthology that combines generous selections from well-known soldier poets such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon with work by civilian and women poets. A general introduction places Great War poetry in its contexts and the work of each poet is prefaced with a biographical account that explains the circumstances of composition.

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    Holt's Pocket Battlefield Guide to Ypres and Passchendaele: 1st Ypres; 2nd Ypres (Gas Attack); 3rd Ypres (Passchendaele) 4th Ypres (The Lys) (English, Paperback) Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt

    Covering the important WW1 Battles of Ypres, including the notorious Passchendaele, this guidebook takes readers on a historic trip through some of the well-known and most important sites of the area.

    $10.44 $12.95
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  • Jutland
    Jutland 1916 (English, Hardback) Innes McCartney

    Marine archaeologist Dr Innes McCartney solves the fate of the lost ships of Jutland and reveals--for the first time--the location and state of the wrecks of all twenty-five warships sunk in battle.

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    Jutland- The Unfinished Battle (English, Hardback) NicK Jellicoe

    A balanced, readable, and up-to-date account of the battle and its aftermath.

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