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  • SDKFZ 251 - 251/9 and 251/22 Kanonenwagen

    SDKFZ 251 - 251/9 and 251/22 Kanonenwagen
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526791146

    The Sdkfz 251 halftrack was one of the most versatile armoured vehicles produced by either side in the Second World War. Designed by the firm of Hannoversche Maschinenbau AG, or Hanomag, production ran to over 15,000 vehicles and it was eventually b…

  • Panzer III: German Army Light Tank

    Panzer III: German Army Light Tank
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526771711

    Panzer III: German Army Light Tank, Operation Barbarossa, 1941\. TankCraft 27\. The Pzkpfw III tank was the mainstay of the Panzer divisions during the Blitzkrieg era, which could fairly be said to have ended with the Germans' failure to take Moscow…

  • US Cold War Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles

    US Cold War Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles
    av Green, Michael

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526727213

    To counter the Soviet threat and that of their client States during the Cold War years 1949-1991, the American military deployed an impressive range of main battle tanks (MBTs) and armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs).The Patton series of medium MBTs (…

  • Bohemond of Taranto

    Bohemond of Taranto
    av Georgios Theotokis

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526744289

    Bohemond of Taranto, Lord of Antioch, unofficial leader of the First Crusade, was a man of boundless ambition and inexhaustible energy - he was, in the words of Romuald of Salerno, 'always seeking the impossible'. While he failed in his quest to sec…

  • M113: American Armoured Personnel Carrier

    M113: American Armoured Personnel Carrier
    av Ben Skipper

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526789778

    The M113 has become as much a recognisable part of the US military machine at war as the Bell UH-1 Iroquois and M16 assault rifle. Earning its stripes in the jungles and highlands of Vietnam, it became the most widely armoured vehicle of the campaig…

  • Battle of Jutland

    Battle of Jutland
    av Geoffrey Bennett

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473841857

    At the end of May 1916, a chance encounter with Admiral Hipper's battlecruisers has enabled Beatty to lead the German Battle Fleet into the jaws of Jellicoe's greatly superior force, but darkness had allowed Admiral Scheer to extricate his ships fro…

  • The German Army on the Eastern Front

    The German Army on the Eastern Front
    av Rutherford, Jeff

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473861749

    Histories of the German army on the Eastern Front generally focus on battlefield exploits on the war as it was fought in the front line. They tend to neglect other aspects of the armys experience, particularly its participation in the racial war dem…

  • German General on the Eastern Front

    German General on the Eastern Front
    av Johannes Hurter

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781593967

    The Eastern Front, 1941. Operation Barbarossa. Hitler's armies advance into the Soviet Union to conquer Lebensraum in the East. Among the corps commanders is General Gotthard Heinrici, a career soldier, a highly decorated First World War veteran, wh…

  • Warfare in the Ancient World

    Warfare in the Ancient World
    av Brian Todd Carey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781592632

    Warfare in the Ancient World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe over a period of 2000 years. Through the use of dozens of tactical maps, this fascinating one-volume introduction to the ar…

  • Panther Tanks: Germany Army Panzer Brigades

    Panther Tanks: Germany Army Panzer Brigades
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526771599

    In July 1944, with the Eastern Front crumbling and the first cracks appearing in the Normandy defences, Hitler ordered the creation of a new type of unit based on the ad-hoc Kampfgruppen which the Germans used so successfully throughout the war. Has…

  • Hitler's Heavy Tiger Tank Battalions 1942-1945

    Hitler's Heavy Tiger 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…

  • Armies of the Late Roman Empire AD 284 to 476

    Armies of the Late Roman Empire AD 284 to 476
    av Esposito, Gabriele

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526730374

    This guide to the Late Roman Army focusses on the dramatic and crucial period that started with the accession of Diocletian and ended with the definitive fall of the Western Roman Empire. This was a turbulent period during which the Roman state and…

  • 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…

  • Forgotten Tanks and Guns of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s

    Forgotten Tanks and Guns of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s
    av Lister, David

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526714534

    History forgets. Files are lost and mislaid. But this book seeks to shine a light, offering a collection of cutting edge pieces of historical research detailing some of the most fascinating arms and armament projects from the 1920s to the end of the…

  • Tiger I: German Army Heavy Tank

    Tiger I: German Army Heavy Tank
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526755827

    The Tiger I tank, probably the most famous German armoured vehicle of the Second World War, might have been a war-winning, break-through weapon if it had been produced in sufficient numbers and if it had been introduced earlier on the Eastern Front,…

  • Tiger I & Tiger II Tanks

    Tiger I & Tiger II Tanks
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526771636

    In spite of the relatively small numbers involved, the Tiger I and Tiger II tanks of the German Army and Waffen-SS heavy Panzer formations played a central role in resisting the Allied invasion of France in the summer of 1944\. British and American…

  • Byzantium Triumphant

    Byzantium Triumphant
    av Julian Romane

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526782007

    Byzantium Triumphant describes in detail the wars of the Byzantine emperors Nicephorus II Phocas, his nephew and assassin John I Tzimiskes, and Basil II. The operations, battles and drama of their various bitter struggles unfold, depicting the new e…

  • Jagdpanzer IV: German Army and Waffen-SS Tank Destroyers

    Jagdpanzer IV: German Army and Waffen-SS Tank Destroyers
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526771674

    Combining the destructive firepower of the 75mm gun with the mobility of the Pzkpfw IV medium tank , the Jagdpanzer IV was quite possibly the most effective tank destroyer of the Second World War. From early 1944 these vehicles were allocated to the…

  • Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945

    Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945
    av Robert 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…

  • Panzer IV

    Panzer IV
    av Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473856752

    The Panzerkampfwagen Mk IV proved to be the one constant in Hitler's Panzerwaffe throughout the Second World War - the German equivalent of the American Sherman and the Soviet T-34. In this companion volume to his best-selling visual histories of th…

  • Armoured Warfare in the Korean War

    Armoured Warfare in the Korean War
    av Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848845800

    After the Second World War military analysts thought that the only place significant armoured forces were ever likely to confront each other again was in central Europe where the Nato alliance would fend off the Soviet Red Army. But then during the…

  • The Red Baron

    The Red Baron
    av Manfred Von Richthofen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844158867

    Manfred von Richthofen - the Red Baron - was the most celebrated fighter pilot of the First World War, and was holder of the Blue Max, Pour le Merite, Germany's highest military decoration. He was credited with 80 victories in the air, before being…

  • Churchill and Stalin

    Churchill and Stalin
    av Martin Folly

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781590492

    Based on documents from the Russian archives, this comprehensive study charts the tumultuous wartime relationship between Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. It highlights the secret correspondence between the…

  • Tiger I and Tiger II Tanks, German Army and Waffen-SS, The Last Battles in the West, 1945

    Tiger I and Tiger II Tanks, German Army and Waffen-SS, The Last Battles in the West, 1945
    av Oliver, Dennis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526741820

    Tiger tanks were among the most-feared fighting vehicles of the Second World War and they gained almost legendary status, yet they never fulfilled their potential because they were not produced in sufficient numbers and the tide the war had turned a…

  • 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…

  • Dien Bien Phu

    Dien Bien Phu
    av Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526707987

    When the world held its breath It is 25 years since the end of the Cold War, now a generation old. 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 bru…

  • SS Polizei Division at War 1940 - 1945

    SS Polizei Division at War 1940 - 1945
    av Ian Baxter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473890978

    Formed in 1939 SS-Polizei Division were not considered initially as an SS fighting force, and this status was reflected in the quality of the equipment they were issued. Following operations in France, Greece and then Russia, it was not until 1942 t…

  • The Long Range Desert Group in Action 1940-1943

    The Long Range Desert Group in Action 1940-1943
    av Brendan O'Carroll

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526777416

    The Long Range Desert Group has a strong claim to the first Special Forces unit in the British Army. This superb illustrated history follows the LRDG from its July 1940 formation as the Long Range Patrol in North Africa, tasked with intelligence gat…

  • 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…

  • Stug III and IV

    Stug III and IV
    av Oliver, Dennis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526755865

    In the last years of the Second World War the Sturmgesch tz III (StuG III) and Sturmgesch tz IV (StuG IV) played a vital role as assault guns during the German army's struggle to block the Allied advance on the Western Front. As the Wehrmacht's tank…

  • The Highland Battles

    The Highland Battles
    av Chris Peers

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526741745

    The wars fought in Scotland's northern and western highlands between the ninth and fourteenth centuries were a key stage in the military history of the region, yet they have rarely been studied in-depth before. Out of this confused and turbulent per…

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

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

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526757906

    Already the best-selling English-language guide to the area, universally known as THE BIBLE, this is the 75th anniversary, completely revised, up-to-date, much expanded edition of the DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE D-DAY NORMANDY LANDING BEACHES.The third…

  • 1066

    1066
    av Michael Livingston

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526751973

    The Battle of Hastings, fought on 14 October 1066, changed the course of English history. This most famous moment of the Norman Conquest was recorded in graphic detail in the threads of the Bayeux Tapestry, providing a priceless glimpse into a bruta…

  • A British Achilles

    A British Achilles
    av Lorna Almonds Windmill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844158812

    Son of the victor of Jutland, George Jellicoe has enjoyed power and privilege but never shirked his duty. His war exploits are legendary and, as a founder member of Stirling's SAS and first Commander of the Special Boat Service, he saw action a-plen…

  • T-34

    T-34
    av Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781590959

    It could be said that the T-34 was the tank that won the Second World War. In total 57,000 were produced between 1941 and 1945. Stalin's tank factories outstripped Hitler's by a factor of three to one, and production of the T-34 also exceeded that o…

  • The Black Prince and King Jean II of France

    The Black Prince and King Jean II of France
    av Peter Hoskins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526749871

    What were the essential qualities for a military commander during the Hundred Years War? How important were strategic vision, tactical skill and powers of leadership in medieval warfare? These are the questions that Peter Hoskins explores in this pe…

  • Hitler's Tank Destroyers

    Hitler's Tank Destroyers
    av Paul Thomas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473896178

    Dedicated German anti-tank vehicles made their first major appearance in the Second World War as combatants developed effective armoured vehicles and tactics. Some were little more than stopgap solutions, mounting an anti-tank gun on a tracked vehic…

  • Hitler versus Stalin: The Eastern Front 1943 - 1944

    Hitler versus Stalin: The Eastern Front 1943 - 1944
    av Nik Cornish

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473861701

    The third volume in Nik Cornish's photographic history of the Second World War on the Eastern Front records in vivid visual detail the sequence of Red Army offensives that pushed the Wehrmacht back across Russia after the failure of the Operation Ci…

  • Land Rover: Military Versions of the British 4x4

    Land Rover: Military Versions of the British 4x4
    av Ben Skipper

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526789730

    After the Second World War many American military vehicles become surplus stock and soon found their way into the hands of farmers and land owners across Great Britain. The subsequent heavy use and the real possibility of difficulties obtaining spar…

  • Road to Manzikert

    Road to Manzikert
    av Brian Todd Carey

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796646

    In August 1071, the Byzantine Emperor Romanus IV Diogenese led out a powerful army in an attempt to roll back Seljuk Turkish incursions into the Anatolian heartland of the Empire. Outmanoeuvred by the Turkish sultan, Alp Arslan, Romanus was forced t…

  • 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…

  • Panther: Germany Army and Waffen-SS

    Panther: Germany Army and Waffen-SS
    av Oliver, Dennis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526755902

    In late 1944 and 1945 the Panther tank played an important role in Germany's desperate efforts to stem the Allied advance on the Western Front. The Panther, perhaps the best armoured vehicle produced by Germany during the Second World War, was a key…

  • The Katyn Massacre 1940

    The Katyn Massacre 1940
    av Thomas Urban

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526775351

    In the spring of 1940, Stalin's NKVD executed 22,000 Polish officers, ensigns and state officials near the Russian village of Katyn and other places. When Wehrmacht soldiers discovered some of the graves three years later, the Soviets succeeded in c…

  • M1 Abrams

    M1 Abrams
    av David Grummitt

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526749758

    Since its introduction in 1981, at the height of the Cold War, the Abrams main battle tank has been one of the most visible and iconic symbols of American military power, and it is the fascinating subject of this heavily illustrated historical and m…

  • Atlantic Wall: History and Guide

    Atlantic Wall: History and Guide
    av J. E. Kaufmann

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848843875

    Hitler's Atlantic Wall, the complex system of coastal fortifications that stretched from Norway to the Spanish border during the Second World War, was built to defend occupied Europe from Allied invasion. Many of its principal structures survive and…

  • Machine-guns and the Great War

    Machine-guns and the Great War
    av Paul Cornish

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848840478

    The machine-gun is one of the iconic weapons of the Great War - indeed of the twentieth century. Yet it is also one of the most misunderstood. During a four-year war that generated unprecedented casualties, the machine-gun stood out as a key weapon.…

  • Ali Pasha, Lion of Ioannina

    Ali Pasha, Lion of Ioannina
    av Eugenia Russell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473877207

    At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the life of a petty tyrant in an obscure corner of the Ottoman Empire became the stuff of legend. What propelled this cold-blooded archetype of Oriental despotism, grandly known as the Lion of Ioannina and…

  • Tank Craft 1: Tiger I and Tiger II Tanks: German Army and Waffen-SS Eastern Front 1944

    Tank Craft 1: Tiger I and Tiger II Tanks: German Army and Waffen-SS Eastern Front 1944
    av Dennis Oliver

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473885349

    In spite of the relatively small numbers produced, the Tiger I and Tiger II tanks are arguably the most famous armoured fighting vehicles of the Second World War. This book, the first in the TankCraft series, uses archive photos and extensively rese…

  • The Wars of the Maccabees

    The Wars of the Maccabees
    av John D Grainger

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526782267

    By the early second century BC, Israel had long been under the rule of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire. But the policy of deliberate Hellenization and suppression of Jewish religious practices by Antiochus IV, sparked a revolt in 167 BC which was le…

  • Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front, 1941-1942

    Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front, 1941-1942
    av Robert Forczyk

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526781543

    The German panzer armies that swept into the Soviet Union in 1941 were an undefeated force that had honed their skill in combined arms warfare to a fine edge. The Germans focused their panzers and tactical air support at points on the battlefield de…