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  • Pebble Island

    Pebble Island

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473892958

    This is the story of the SAS raid on Pebble Island during the Falklands War. In atrocious weather, 48 men of 22 SAS Regiment were landed by Sea King Helicopter on the Island. Their task was to destroy the 11 enemy aircraft located at the Airstrip on…

  • Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map of The Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches (Map)

    Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map of The Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches (Map)
    av Major Holt, Mrs Holt

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526764942

    An accompaniment to the best-selling guide to the area, now sold separately.Showing the sea Assault formations for UTAH, OMAHA, GOLD, JUNO and SWORD Beaches and the air Assault Formations round Ste M Eglise and Pegasus Bridge; the D-Day Objectives a…

  • Royal Armoured Corps in Cold War 1946 - 1990

    Royal Armoured Corps in Cold War 1946 - 1990

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473843752

    The Royal Armoured Corps' composition may have changed dramatically during the four and a half decades of The Cold War but its role in the nation's defence has been predominant. This highly informative book focuses on the deployment of the British A…

  • Armoured Warfare in the Vietnam War

    Armoured Warfare in the Vietnam War
    av Michael Green

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781593813

    Historian and collector Michael Green shows in this fascinating and graphically illustrated book that the two wars that engulfed Indochina and North and South Vietnam over 30 years were far more armoured in nature than typically thought of. By skilf…

  • Shooting Vietnam

    Shooting Vietnam
    av Brookes, Dan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526744005

    What was it like to be a military combat photographer in the most photographed war in history the Vietnam War? Shooting Vietnam takes you there as you read the firsthand accounts and view the hundreds of photographs by men who lived the war through…

  • Marshal of Victory

    Marshal of Victory
    av Georgy Zhukov

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526766588

    Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov remains a national hero in todays Russia as the man who beat Hitler and saved both Russia and Europe from the Nazis. His reputation is that of a Russian patriot and an independent-minded gene…

  • Stalingrad

    Stalingrad
    av Alexey Isaev

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526742650

    So much has been written about the Battle of Stalingrad - the Soviet victory that turned the tide of the Second World War - that we should know everything about it. But the history of the war, and the battle, is evolving and is being written anew, a…

  • Compacts and Cosmetics: Beauty from Victorian Times to the Present Day

    Compacts and Cosmetics: Beauty from Victorian Times to the Present Day
    av Madeleine Marsh

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473822948

    This fascinating book explores the history of makeup and beauty from lipstick to leg shaving. Madeleine Marsh chronicles the development of cosmetics from a secret shame in the 19th century, to a handbag essential in the 20th. She tells the stories…

  • Happy Odyssey

    Happy Odyssey
    av Adrian Carton de Wiart

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844155392

    Adrian Carton de Wiart's autobiography is one of the most remarkable of military memoirs. He was the son of a Belgian barrister, Leon Constant Ghislain Carton de Wiart (1854-1915). He, himself, was intended for the law, but abandoned his studies at…

  • El Salvador

    El Salvador
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526708144

    When the world held its breath It is more than 25 years since the end of the Cold War. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the brutal Greek Ci…

  • Hitler's Heavy Tank Battalions 1942-1945

    Hitler's Heavy Tank Battalions 1942-1945
    av Ian Baxter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526747877

    With rare, often unpublished photographs and full captions Hitler's Heavy Tank Battalions provides a superb record of the Wehrmacht's Schwere Panzerableilung on operations between 1942 and 1945.In addition to the Tiger I and successor Tiger II heavy…

  • Horsemen in No Man's Land

    Horsemen in No Man's Land
    av David Kenyon

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526761231

    Of what use were the British cavalry during the years of trench warfare on the Western Front? On a static battlefield dominated by the weapons of the industrial age, by the machine gun and massed artillery, the cavalry were seen as an anachronism. T…

  • Hitler's Vineyards: How the French Winemakers Collaborated with the Nazis

    Hitler's Vineyards: How the French Winemakers Collaborated with the Nazis
    av Christophe Lucand

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526750716

    During the Second World War, French wine was hardly a trivial product. Indeed, following the Fall of France, it proved to be one of the most valuable French commodities in the eyes of the Nazi leaders. In 1940, 'Weinf hrer' (official delegates and w…

  • SS Peiper: Battle Commander SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler

    SS Peiper: Battle Commander SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler
    av Charles Whiting

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848848610

    On the night of 14 July, 1976 - Bastille Day - an elderly German was brutally murdered in a little French village where he had taken refuge from the evil shadow which had dogged him for the past thirty-two years. His killers were never brought to ju…

  • M29 Weasel Tracked Cargo Carrier & Variants

    M29 Weasel Tracked Cargo Carrier & Variants
    av Doyle, David

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526743565

    Conceived as part of a Top Secret project to disrupt Nazi Germany's atomic bomb program, the hastily developed Studebaker Weasel went on to one of, if not THE most successful of the wartime all-terrain vehicles. Designed with light weight to facilit…

  • The Fall of Berlin

    The Fall of Berlin
    av Ian Baxter

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526737878

    By March 1945, the Red Army had closed in on Berlin. Marshal Zhukov, with almost a million soldiers and 20,000 tanks and guns at his disposal, launched his assault of the Seelow Heights. While costly with 30,000 Russians killed, it brought the Russi…

  • Marengo

    Marengo
    av Crowdy, Terry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473859203

    On 14 June 1800 Napoleon Bonaparte fought his first battle as French head of state at Marengo in northern Italy. Unexpectedly attacked, Napoleon's army fought one of the most intense battles of the French Revolutionary Wars. Forced to retreat, and t…

  • Rising Sun at War

    Rising Sun at War
    av ,Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874886

    The Japanese Imperial Army was the most powerful force in the Far East during the 1930s and early 1940s, and this photographic history is the ideal introduction to it. In a vivid selection of archive images, most of which have not before been publis…

  • British at First and Second Ypres 1914 - 1915

    British at First and Second Ypres 1914 - 1915
    av ,Bob Carruthers

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473836075

    This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the British Army at Ypres from 1914-15. Rare photographs illustrating the optimistic men of the BEF in the act of mobilization and transport to France are contrasted wi…

  • The Battle of Cotentin: 9 - 19 June 1944

    The Battle of Cotentin: 9 - 19 June 1944
    av Georges Bernage

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473857636

    In June 1944, the Americans left the Sainte-M re-Eglise and Utah Beach bridgehead and crossed the Merderet river to the Chauss e de la Fiere, taking Picauville on 10 June. Their advance was slowed following the failure of the 90th Infantry Division,…

  • The Knights Templar at War 1120-1312

    The Knights Templar at War 1120-1312
    av Paul Hill

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874923

    There are many books about the Knights Templar, the medieval military order which played a key role in the crusades against the Muslims in the Holy Land, the Iberian peninsula and elsewhere in Europe. What is seldom explored is the military context…

  • German Army on the Western Front 1917-1918 (Images of War Series)

    German Army on the Western Front 1917-1918 (Images of War Series)
    av David Bilton

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844155026

    This highly illustrated book covers the German retreat from the Somme, through the defensive battles of 1917, the Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle) of early 1918, to the final Allied offensive from August to the end of the War. The post-Armistice eve…

  • The Battle for Warsaw, 1939-1945

    The Battle for Warsaw, 1939-1945
    av Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526741509

    During the Second World War five brutal battles were fought in and around Warsaw. Each proved to be dramatic, decisive and bloody, and in this volume of the Images of War series Anthony Tucker-Jones records them all in graphic detail.The first occur…

  • Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung

    Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874848

    This volume in the Images of War series is the first photographic history of the Chinese Civil War, fought between Chiang Kai-sheks Nationalists and the Communists of Mao Tse-tung, which decided the future of modern China. A selection of over 200 ar…

  • Parliament's Generals

    Parliament's Generals
    av Wanklyn, Malcolm

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473898363

    Waller, Essex, Fairfax, Manchester and Cromwell are among the most famous military men who fought for Parliament during the English Civil War. While their performance as generals has been explored in numerous books on the campaigns, comparatively li…

  • United States Marine Corps in Vietnam

    United States Marine Corps in Vietnam
    av Michael Green

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526751232

    With the American-supported South Vietnamese government verging on collapse in early 1965, American President Lyndon Johnson decided to commit American conventional ground forces in the form of a United States Marine Corps (USMC) brigade of approxim…

  • French Army at Verdun

    French Army at Verdun
    av Ian Sumner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473856158

    In four and a half years of fighting on the Western Front during the First World War a few battles stand out from the rest. They had a decisive impact on the course of the conflict, and they still define the war for us today. For the French, the Bat…

  • Logistics in the Falklands War

    Logistics in the Falklands War
    av ,Kenneth,L Privratsky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473899049

    While many books have been written on the Falklands War, this is the first to focus on the vital aspect of logistics. The challenges were huge; the lack of preparation time; the urgency; the huge distances involved; the need to requisition ships fro…

  • With Paulus at Stalingrad

    With Paulus at Stalingrad
    av ,,Otto,Rhle Adam

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473898981

    'Through his daily involvement with them, Wilhelm Adam is able to perfectly describe the characters involved, the tensions and despair amongst them and the pressure Paulus and his staff found themselves under as the Soviet pincers closed around the…

  • Hungarian Armoured Fighting Vehicles in the Second World War

    Hungarian Armoured Fighting Vehicles in the Second World War
    av Eduardo Manuel Gil Martínez

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526753816

    The actions of the German armored forces during the Second World War is well known. What has not yet been so well told are the actions of the armored forces from Germany's allies. While it is true that their performance was generally quite secondary…

  • Wargamer's Guide to The Desert War 1940 - 1943

    Wargamer's Guide to The Desert War 1940 - 1943
    av ,Daniel Mersey

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473851085

    Continuing this exciting new series of guides for wargamers, Dan Mersey gives a wargamer s perspective on the North African campaign of World War II. Dan gives an overview of events from the opening British successes against the Italians, to the fam…

  • The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts

    The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts
    av Al J Venter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526772985

    Portugal was the first European country to colonise Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its civilizing mission in Africa the Portuguese weathered numerous insurrections, but non…

  • Emperor Commodus: God and Gladiator

    Emperor Commodus: God and Gladiator
    av John Mchugh

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473827554

    Commodus is synonymous with debauchery and megalomania, best remembered for fighting as a gladiator. Ridiculed and maligned by historians since his own time, modern popular culture knows him as the patricidal villain in Ridley Scott's Gladiator. Muc…

  • The Battle for Laos

    The Battle for Laos
    av Stephen Emerson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526757043

    By 1959 the newly independent Kingdom of Laos was being transformed into a Cold War battleground for global superpower competition, having been born out of the chaos following the French military defeat and withdrawal from Indochina in 1954. The cou…

  • Mau Mau Rebellion

    Mau Mau Rebellion
    av Der,Bijl,,Nick Van

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473864573

    In The Mau Mau Rebellion, the author describes the background to and the course of a short but brutal late colonial campaign in Kenya. The Mau Mau, a violent and secretive Kikuyu society, aimed to restore the proud tribe's pre-colonial superiority a…

  • The Last Prussian

    The Last Prussian
    av Messenger, Charles

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526726766

    Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt (1875-1953) was one of the foremost German commanders of the Second World War. After service on both the Western and Eastern Fronts during 1914-1918 he rose steadily through the ranks before retiring in 1938. Recalle…

  • King Stephen and the Anarchy

    King Stephen and the Anarchy
    av Chris Peers

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473863675

    The Anarchy, the protracted struggle between Stephen of Blois and the Empress Matilda for the English crown between 1135 and 1154, is often seen as a disastrous breakdown in one of the best-governed kingdoms of medieval Europe. But perhaps the impac…

  • German Army on Campaign 1914-1918

    German Army on Campaign 1914-1918

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473837829

    This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the German Army on the Somme. The book is comprised of rare photographs illustrating the German Army fighting a dogged defensive war against superior odds on the Somme.…

  • M48 Patton

    M48 Patton
    av Robert Griffin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526757739

    The M48 Patton main battle tank was one of the most successful and longest-serving designs produced in the United States, and it is a popular subject with tank modellers and enthusiasts. When it came into service in 1949 it represented a significant…

  • Panzers on the Vistula

    Panzers on the Vistula
    av Hans Scha¨ufler, Tony Le Tissier, Hans Scha¨ufler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526734310

    Hans Schaufler fought as the commander of a Jagdpanther tank destroyer in rearguard actions against the Red Army in East Prussia in 1945\. Then, as an infantryman, he took part in the doomed defence of Danzig and made a daring escape across the Balt…

  • Relics of the Reich: The Buildings the Nazis Left Behind

    Relics of the Reich: The Buildings the Nazis Left Behind
    av Colin Philpott

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473844247

    Relics of the Reich is the story of what happened to the buildings the Nazis left behind. Hitler's Reich may have been defeated in 1945 but many buildings, military installations and other sites remained. At the end of the War, some were obliterated…

  • Skagerrak

    Skagerrak
    av ,Gary Staff

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783831234

    In January 1916 Vizeadmiral Scheer took command of the High Sea Fleet. This aggressive and pugnacious leader embarked upon a vigorous offensive program which culminated in the greatest clash between dreadnought capital ships the world had seen. Alth…

  • One-Hour Wargames

    One-Hour Wargames
    av Neil Thomas

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473822900

    One of the biggest problems facing wargamers is finding the time to actually play. Most commercially available sets of rules require several hours to set up and play to a conclusion; some can easily swallow up a whole day or weekend. For many gamers…

  • Britain's Toy Soldiers: The History and Handbook 1893-2013

    Britain's Toy Soldiers: The History and Handbook 1893-2013
    av James Opie

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848844445

    This is the first full-colour history of the world-famous toy soldiers to chart the whole story of their development from Victorian table toy to 21st Century collectable. Prior to 1893 the family toy business of the Britain family was struggling as…

  • Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers

    Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers
    av Nick McCamley

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783030101

    "Nuclear Bunkers" tells the previously undisclosed story of the secret defence structures built by the West during the Cold War years. The book describes in fascinating detail a vast umbrella of radar stations that spanned the North American contine…

  • Artillery in the Great War

    Artillery in the Great War

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783030125

    Artillery was the decisive weapon of the Great War - it dominated the battlefields. Yet the history of artillery during the conflict has been neglected, and its impact on the fighting is inadequately understood. Paul Strong and Sanders Marble, in th…

  • Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945

    Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945
    av ,Robert,a Forczyk

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783462780

    By 1943, after the catastrophic German defeat at Stalingrad, the Wehmacht's panzer armies gradually lost the initiative on the Eastern Front. The tide of the war had turned. Their combined arms technique, which had swept Soviet forces before it duri…

  • Four Days in September: The Battle of Teutoburg

    Four Days in September: The Battle of Teutoburg
    av Jason Abdale

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473860858

    For twenty years, the Roman Empire conquered its way through modern-day Germany, claiming all lands from the Rhine to the Elbe. However, when at last all appeared to be under control, a catastrophe erupted that claimed the lives of 10,000 legionnair…

  • Rome, Parthia and India: The Violent Emergence of a New World Order 150-140BC

    Rome, Parthia and India: The Violent Emergence of a New World Order 150-140BC
    av John,D Grainger

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848848252

    Between 152 and 138 BC a series of wars from Africa to India produced a radically new geopolitical situation. In 150 Rome was confined to the western Mediterranean, and the largest state was the Seleukid empire. By 140 Rome had spread to the borders…

  • Ian Fleming's Secret War

    Ian Fleming's Secret War
    av Craig Cabell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473853492

    While Ian Fleming's extravagant and glamorous lifestyle is well known, little has been published concerning his contribution during the Second World War. As this book reveals, Fleming, the creator the iconic James Bond, 007, and a man who lived life…