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  • Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana by Ian F. W. Beckett
    Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana (English, Hardback) Ian F. W. Beckett

    The story of Isandlwana, the battle that shocked the British empire at its zenith, and Rorke's Drift, which immediately followed it and went some way to restoring wounded British pride: how they were fought, how they have been remembered, and what they mean for us today.

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  • "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978" by Daniel Kowalczuk
    "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978" (English, Paperback) Daniel Kowalczuk

    The Battle of Kolwezi in Zaire in 1978 between FNLC (ex-Katanga Gendarmerie) and a Zaire Army, French and Belgian task force.

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  • Survivors of Stalingrad by Reinhold Busch
    Survivors of Stalingrad (English, Paperback) Reinhold Busch

    Harrowing first-hand accounts of the soldiers and medical staff who endured the encirclement at Stalingrad

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  • Operation Linebacker I 1972 by Marshall Michel III
    Operation Linebacker I 1972 (English, Paperback) Marshall Michel III, Adam Tooby

    Arguably the first "modern" air campaign, this is the story of Linebacker I which brought laser-guided bombs, electronic warfare, and anti-radar missiles to bear on North Vietnam's invading army.

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  • World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front by John Ruler
    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. Also includes guided walks, battlefield tours, museums, child-friendly tours, Ypres, Poperinge, Nieuwpoort, Mons, Lille, Pas-de-Calais, Marne, The Somme, Verdun, Aisne and Champagne.

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  • Culloden by John Prebble
    Culloden (English, Paperback) John Prebble

    The detail for the story told in Culloden has come from regimental Order Books and manuals, from contemporary newspapers and magazines, from the letters and memoirs of soldiers and officers, eye-witness accounts of atrocity and persecution, and the personal stories of the victims themselves.

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  • A Long Week in March by Michael James Nugent
    A Long Week in March (English, Paperback) Michael James Nugent

    A fascinating detailed account of the experiences of a British Infantry Division during one of the most significant offensives of the entire war.

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  • The Price of Glory by Alistair Horne
    The Price of Glory (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at least 700,000 men fell, along a front of fifteen miles. This book shows that Verdun is a key to understanding the First World War to the minds of those who waged it, the traditions that bound them and the world that gave them the opportunity.

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  • Finest Years by Sir Max Hastings
    Finest Years (English, Paperback) Sir Max Hastings

    Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before.

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  • Riviera at War by George G. Kundahl
    Riviera at War (English, Hardback) George G. Kundahl

    Complete history of World War II in southeastern France

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  • Smolensk 1943 by Robert Forczyk
    Smolensk 1943 (English, Paperback) Robert Forczyk, Adam Hook

    A highly illustrated history of Operation Suvorov, the Soviet assault against German positions around Smolensk in late 1943.

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  • Normandy 1944: The Battle of the Hedgerows by Simon Forty
    Normandy 1944: The Battle of the Hedgerows (English, Paperback) Simon Forty

    Photographic history of a key stage in 1944 Normandy campaign.

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  • The Polish 'Few' by Peter Sikora
    The Polish 'Few' (English, Hardback) Peter Sikora

    Connections between British and Polish aviation since 1915 revealed for the first time, this book gives the background of the Polish Air Force and tells why it was not ready for the German invasion.

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  • The Solomons 1943-44 by Mark Stille
    The Solomons 1943-44 (English, Paperback) Mark Stille, Peter Dennis

    A highly illustrated study of the Solomons campaign in 1943?44 from Guadalcanal, as the US forces advanced through the island chain, to the vital Japanese base at Rabaul.

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  • Japan 1944-45 by Mark Lardas
    Japan 1944-45 (English, Paperback) Mark Lardas, Paul Wright

    A fully illustrated study into one of the most important and yet controversial air campaigns in history, the bombing campaign to cripple Japan from the air and end World War II.

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  • In the Service of the Sultan by Ian Gardiner
    In the Service of the Sultan (English, Hardback) Ian Gardiner

    Tells the largely unknown story of a small number of British officers who led Muslim soldiers in this hard-fought anti-insurgency war. After outlining the historical, geographical and political background, this book describes military action, including operations with irregular forces and the SAS as well as action in the air and at sea.

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  • The Berlin Airlift by Barry Turner
    The Berlin Airlift (English, Paperback) Barry Turner

    Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode.

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  • Normandy 1944: The Battle for Caen by Simon Forty
    Normandy 1944: The Battle for Caen (English, Paperback) Simon Forty

    Photographic history of the two-month battle for Caen in 1944 .

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  • North Korean Onslaught by Gerry Van Tonder
    North Korean Onslaught (English, Paperback) Gerry Van Tonder

    Second volume in the series on North Korea, this book uses unique and original material drawn from contemporary, now declassified CIA documents.

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  • Waterloo 1815 1 by John Franklin
    Waterloo 1815 1 (English, Paperback) John Franklin, Gerry Embleton

    Provides a comprehensive resource for every aspect of the battle. This book details the battle of Quatre Bras where an initial 8,000 Allied troops faced 48,000 men of the French Armee du Nord under Marshal Ney.

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