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  • Culloden by Tony Pollard
    Culloden (English, Paperback)

    In battle at Culloden Moor on 16 April 1746 the Jacobite cause was dealt a mortal blow. The power of the Highland clans was broken. And the image of sword-wielding Highlanders charging into a hail of lead delivered by the red-coated battalions of the Hanoverian army has passed into legend. The battle was decisive - it was a turning point in British history. And yet our perception of this critical...

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

    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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  • Lake Ilmen, 1942 by Oscar Gonzalez
    Lake Ilmen, 1942 (English, Hardback)

    An insight into a battle which has gone almost unnoticed in studies of the Eastern Front.

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

    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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  • 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)

    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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  • The Aleutians 1942-43 by Brian Lane Herder
    The Aleutians 1942-43 (English, Paperback)

    A highly illustrated study of the Japanese conquest and American reconquest of the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska, one of the most inhospitable theaters of World War II.

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

    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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  • The Korean War by Sir Max Hastings
    The Korean War (English, Paperback)

    From the Pan Military Classics series comes the best narrative history of the Korean conflict.

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

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

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  • Heaven High, Ocean Deep by Tim Hillier-Graves
    Heaven High, Ocean Deep (English, Hardback)

    The first full history of the 5th Fighter Wing who fought many prolonged, intensive aviation battles with the Japanese in the Indian Ocean and then the Pacific, from April 1944 to August 1945.

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  • "Everything We Have": D-Day 6.6.44 by Gordon H. Mueller
    "Everything We Have": D-Day 6.6.44 (English, Hardback)

    Over 150,000 troops landed on the five beaches of D-Day, with over 20,000 reported casualties across both sides. Using rare documents, artifacts and first-hand accounts from US The National WWII Museum's official archives, you can gain a rare insight into the thoughts and feelings of those soldiers who landed on the beaches of Normandy.

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

    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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  • Arnhem by William F. Buckingham
    Arnhem (English, Hardback)

    Explore this gripping day-by-day combat narrative of the infamous battle for a bridgehead over the Rhine.

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  • Fighting Monsters by Jim Matthews
    Fighting Monsters (English, Hardback)

    After years as a revolutionary, anti-war protestor, former British soldier Jim Matthews gives up a lucrative teaching career to return to fight ISIS alongside Kurdish forces in Syria. But what drives his return to this conflict zone? Does he miss war?

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  • Walking Waterloo by Esdaile, Charles J
    Walking Waterloo (English, Paperback)

    Visitor's guide to one of the decisive battles in European history covering the entire battlefield and every phase of the battle.

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  • Dubno 1941 by Aleksei Isaev
    Dubno 1941 (English, Paperback)

    Based on recently available archival sources, Isaev describes the battle from a new point of view: that in fact it's not the tanks, but armoured units, which win or lose battles.

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  • Mutina 43 BC by Nic Fields
    Mutina 43 BC (English, Paperback)

    In the aftermath of Julius Caesar's assassination, Octavian and the forces of the late Republic battled Mark Antony in the battles of Forum Gallorum and Mutina in 43 BC.

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  • The Four Days' Battle of 1666 by Frank L. Fox
    The Four Days' Battle of 1666 (English, Paperback)

    The only detailed English-language study of this great sea battle.

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  • 24 Hours at Balaclava by Robert Kershaw
    24 Hours at Balaclava (English, Paperback)

    An exhilarating hour-by-hour portrayal of an iconic battle, drawing on the eye witness accounts of those who fought it

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  • Operation Diver by Colin Dobinson
    Operation Diver (English, Hardback)

    Operation Diver was the codename for Anti-Aircraft Command's attempt to defeat the V1 flying-bomb, the first of Nazi Germany's "retribution" weapons, whose attacks dominated the home front in the final year of World War II. Beginning in the week of D-Day, the flying bomb battle lasted for nine months, as the men and women of AA Command became a massed, mobile army, shifting a vast carpet of guns...

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