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  • Enduring the Whirlwind

    Enduring the Whirlwind
    av Gregory Liedtke

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390519

    Despite the best efforts of a number of historians, many aspects of the ferocious struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War remain obscure or shrouded in myth. One of the most persistent of these is the notion -…

  • Enduring the Whirlwind

    Enduring the Whirlwind
    av Gregory Liedtke

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777756

    Despite the best efforts of a number of historians, many aspects of the ferocious struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War remain obscure or shrouded in myth. One of the most persistent of these is the notion -…

  • Wilson'S War

    Wilson'S War
    av John Spencer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866274

    Today, just as he was a century ago, Field-Marshal Sir Henry Wilson is an archetypal 'love him or hate him' character. An agile mind, a sharp, witty and sometimes wicked tongue, and the author of diaries full of the kind of coruscating remarks that…

  • Gallipoli

    Gallipoli

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512189

    Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up and coming scholars, Ga…

  • Opening the Black Box

    Opening the Black Box
    av Metin Gurcan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390151

    As any other modern militaries of the world, Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) is a complex organization relying on human force and other resources provided by society, being strictly founded on both an institutional setting and a framework of values, norm…

  • The Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment

    The Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment
    av Tim Jenkins

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777060

    The evolution of British airborne warfare cannot be fully appreciated without reference to the technological development required to convert the detail contained in the doctrine and concept into operational reality. Airborne Forces Experimental Esta…

  • Glum Heroes

    Glum Heroes
    av Peter Hodgkinson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777787

    Our vision of the soldier of the Great War is often clouded by sentimentality. `Glum Heroes' is a portrayal of how the soldiers of 1914-1918 coped with their experiences. Using their own words, the book considers coping from both the standpoint of p…

  • Glum Heroes

    Glum Heroes
    av Peter Hodgkinson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174744

    Our vision of the soldier of the Great War is often clouded by sentimentality. `Glum Heroes' is a portrayal of how the soldiers of 1914-1918 coped with their experiences. Using their own words, the book considers coping from both the standpoint of p…

  • Crossing No Man's Land

    Crossing No Man's Land
    av Tony Ball

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777732

    This book addresses the potentially deadly challenge of getting across No Man's Land in good shape to fight at the other side. It explores the development of the British Army's infantry battle tactics during the Great War using the largest infantry…

  • Early Modern Systems of Command

    Early Modern Systems of Command
    av Stewart Stansfield

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294475

    The Anglophone history of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14) in the Low Countries is dominated by military biographies of John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), and studies of the battles he fought. Yet while Marlborough exe…

  • Early Modern Systems of Command

    Early Modern Systems of Command
    av Stewart Stansfield

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390441

    Throughout the conflict, Marlborough was variously aided, abetted and disrupted by a number of general and staff officers. These officers provided the mechanism by which supra-regimental command was affected. While these individuals possessed milita…

  • An Army of Brigadiers

    An Army of Brigadiers
    av Trevor Harvey

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512004

    There have been two major studies in recent years that have explored the roles and responsibilities of British generals at different levels within the British Expeditionary Force's command structure. Dr Simon Innes-Robbins has written about the gene…

  • From Tobruk to Tunis

    From Tobruk to Tunis
    av Neal Dando

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294000

    This book focuses on the extent to which the physical terrain features across Egypt, Libya and Tunisia affected British operations throughout the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War. One main theme of the work analyses the terrain f…

  • Decisive Victory

    Decisive Victory
    av Derek Clayton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174904

    The Battle of the Sambre, 4 November 1918, was a decisive British victory. The battle has, however, been largely neglected by historians: it was the last large-scale, set-piece battle fought by the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front: t…

  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777152

    In September 1944 the Western Allies mounted an audacious attempt to seize a crossing over the Rhine into Germany in a bid to end the Second World War quickly. Yet despite the deployment of thousands of American, British and Polish airborne troops,…

  • Operation Market Garden

    Operation Market Garden

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390465

    In September 1944 the Western Allies mounted an audacious attempt to seize a crossing over the Rhine into Germany in a bid to end the Second World War quickly. Yet despite the deployment of thousands of American, British and Polish airborne troops,…

  • The German Corpse Factory

    The German Corpse Factory
    av Stephen Badsey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628279

    The German Corpse Factory is one of the most famous and scandalous propaganda stories of the First World War. It has been repeated many times down to the present day as the prime example of the falsehood of British wartime propaganda. But despite al…

  • The German Corpse Factory

    The German Corpse Factory
    av Stephen Badsey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913118549

    The German Corpse Factory is one of the most famous and scandalous propaganda stories of the First World War. It has been repeated many times down to the present day as the prime example of the falsehood of British wartime propaganda. But despite al…

  • Commanding Far Eastern Skies

    Commanding Far Eastern Skies
    av Peter Preston-Hough

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294444

    The war in the Far East between 1941 and 1945 is occasionally referred to as the 'Forgotten War' and this description extends to the way the campaign's air war has been analysed. However, the role of air power in Burma was vitally important to the c…

  • Commanding Far Eastern Skies

    Commanding Far Eastern Skies
    av Peter Preston-Hough

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390434

    The war in the Far East between 1941 and 1945 is occasionally referred to as the 'Forgotten War' and this description extends to the way the campaign's air war has been analysed. However, the role of air power in Burma was vitally important to the c…

  • Attack on the Somme

    Attack on the Somme
    av Meleah Hampton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174645

    The Battle of Pozieres Ridge lasted precisely six weeks. In that time the 1st Anzac Corps, in whose sector most of the fighting took place, advanced the British line just over a mile and a half in a north-westerly direction. During this period of ti…

  • Attack on the Somme

    Attack on the Somme
    av Meleah Hampton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777657

    The Battle of Pozieres Ridge lasted precisely six weeks. In that time the 1st Anzac Corps, in whose sector most of the fighting took place, advanced the British line just over a mile and a half in a north-westerly direction. During this period of ti…

  • Courage without Glory

    Courage without Glory

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174119

    The year 1915 was one of unprecedented challenges for the British Army. Short of manpower, firepower and experience, the army needed time to adapt before it could hope to overcome the formidable German defences of the Western Front. Yet the insisten…

  • Courage without Glory

    Courage without Glory

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777183

    The year 1915 was one of unprecedented challenges for the British Army. Short of manpower, firepower and experience, the army needed time to adapt before it could hope to overcome the formidable German defences of the Western Front. Yet the insisten…

  • 'Allies are a Tiresome Lot'

    'Allies are a Tiresome Lot'
    av John Dillon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777329

    The year 2014 saw the start of four years of centenaries associated with the First World War. In the decades since that conflict ended there have been many books, plays, films and television programmes which have variously characterised the war as `…

  • Towards a Wider War: British Strategic Decision-Making and Military Effectiveness in Scandinavia, 1939-40

    Towards a Wider War: British Strategic Decision-Making and Military Effectiveness in Scandinavia, 1939-40
    av Joseph Moretz

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096368

    Towards a Wider War examines British policy, grand strategy, military operations and tactical execution in the critical period of the `Phoney War' - culminating in Scandinavia and the forlorn campaign in Norway. Recognizing that political and milita…

  • Flight Plan Africa

    Flight Plan Africa

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982062

    Following the 1952 reorganization of the Portuguese Air Force from the army and naval air arms, Portugal now had an entity dedicated solely to aviation that would bring it into line with its new NATO commitment. As it proceeded to develop a competen…

  • The Reconographers

    The Reconographers
    av Colin Hardy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096344

    This is the first book devoted to the subject of reconnaissance in the nascent Tank Corps in the Great War. It is a neglected field in spite of passing references to reconnaissance in a number of early books on the history of the Tank Corps. This is…

  • Turret versus Broadside

    Turret versus Broadside
    av Howard J. Fuller

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336226

    On the 150th anniversary of the capsizing of Britain's low-freeboard yet fully-masted ironclad, HMS Captain, this widely-researched, intensive analysis of the great 'Turret vs. Broadside' debate sheds new light on how the most well-funded and profes…

  • Get Tough Stay Tough

    Get Tough Stay Tough
    av Kenneth Radley

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982864

    At a time when many books about the Great War of 1914-1918 are largely reiterations of earlier strictly chronological accounts, wherein not much is new except perhaps the author's style, it is refreshing, even exciting, when a book offering new vist…

  • Get Tough Stay Tough

    Get Tough Stay Tough
    av Kenneth Radley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174737

    At a time when many books about the Great War of 1914-1918 are largely reiterations of earlier strictly chronological accounts, wherein not much is new except perhaps the author's style, it is refreshing, even exciting, when a book offering new vist…

  • Those Bloody Kilts

    Those Bloody Kilts
    av Thomas Greenshields

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390267

    The book is the first to examine comprehensively the experience of the Highland soldier in the Great War, seeking the truth behind the myths. It does not deal with the operational history, but with the life and character of the Highland soldier. It…

  • They Called it Shell Shock

    They Called it Shell Shock
    av Stefanie Linden

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390533

    They Called it Shell Shock provides a new perspective on the psychological reactions to the traumatic experiences of combat. In the Great War, soldiers were incapacitated by traumatic disorders at an epidemic scale that surpassed anything known from…

  • 'Theirs Not to Reason Why'

    'Theirs Not to Reason Why'
    av Graham Winton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390427

    This book provides the first comprehensive study of the British Army's horse services between 1875-1925, including the use of horses in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer and the 1914-18 wars. There is a particular focus on the military procurement of horses…

  • 'Theirs Not to Reason Why'

    'Theirs Not to Reason Why'
    av Graham Winton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384484

    This book provides the first comprehensive study of the British Army's horse services between 1875-1925, including the use of horses in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer and the 1914-18 wars. There is a particular focus on the military procurement of horses…

  • Unfailing Gallantry

    Unfailing Gallantry
    av Alun Thomas

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777619

    Recent years have seen an increasingly sophisticated debate take place with regard to the armies on the Western Front during the Great War. Some argue that the British and Imperial armies underwent a `learning curve' coupled with an increasingly lav…

  • At All Costs

    At All Costs
    av Spencer Jones

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174881

    1916 was a pivotal year for the British Army. It was a year of intense combat that was defined by the Battle of the Somme and the appalling casualties of the 1st July 1916. Yet it was also the year in which the British Army began to master industria…

  • A Military Transformed?

    A Military Transformed?
    av Michael LoCicero

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384460

    Between 1792 and 1945, the character of warfare changed. Battalions standing shoulder to shoulder during the Napoleonic era gave way to the industrialised, modern armies of the First and Second World Wars. The organisation and operational methods of…

  • A Military Transformed?

    A Military Transformed?

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096702

    Between 1792 and 1945, the character of warfare changed. Battalions standing shoulder to shoulder during the Napoleonic era gave way to the industrialised, modern armies of the First and Second World Wars. The organisation and operational methods of…

  • Much Embarrassed

    Much Embarrassed
    av George Donne

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777862

    Before the first shots were fired at Gettysburg - for many, the most significant engagement of the American Civil War - a private battle had been raging for weeks. As the Confederate Army marched into Union territory, the Federal Forces desperately…

  • More Than Victims of Horace

    More Than Victims of Horace
    av Timothy Halstead

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913336219

    The involvement of public school boys in the Great War has often been seen in terms of 'a race of innocents dedicated to romantic ideals'. It has been argued that an education based on the teaching of the classics (based on the deeds of military her…

  • Britain'S Quest for Oil

    Britain'S Quest for Oil
    av Martin Gibson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512073

    The First World War showed the vital importance of oil. Use of oil fuelled aircraft, tanks, motor vehicles and especially warships increased greatly during the war. The war made it clear that major powers had to have secure oil supplies. Britain and…

  • Mud, Blood and Determination

    Mud, Blood and Determination
    av Simon Peaple

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294666

    This groundbreaking modern history of the 46th (North Midland) Division draws upon a vast array of largely neglected sources from a variety of archives, and challenges some comfortable assumptions. University historians' increasingly positive views…

  • "Everything Worked Like Clockwork..."

    "Everything Worked Like Clockwork..."
    av Roger Salmon

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777961

    The mechanization of British and Household Cavalry regiments took place between the two World Wars and on into 1942. This book describes the process by which many horsed cavalrymen were re-trained to operate and fight in Armoured Fighting Vehicles (…

  • Stemming the Tide

    Stemming the Tide
    av Spencer Jones

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384453

    The British Expeditionary Force of 1914 was described by the official historian as ""incomparably the best trained, best organised, and best equipped British Army that ever went forth to war."" The BEF proved its fighting qualities in the fierce bat…

  • Stemming the Tide

    Stemming the Tide

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866113

    The British Expeditionary Force of 1914 was described by the official historian as "incomparably the best trained, best organised, and best equipped British Army that ever went forth to war." The BEF proved its fighting qualities in the fierce battl…

  • Monty'S Functional Doctrine

    Monty'S Functional Doctrine
    av Charles Forrester

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777268

    Using a combination of new perspectives and new evidence, this book presents a reinterpretation of how 21st Army Group produced a successful combined arms doctrine by late 1944 and implemented this in early 1945. Historians, professional military pe…

  • Monty'S Functional Doctrine

    Monty'S Functional Doctrine
    av Charles Forrester

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174775

    Using a combination of new perspectives and new evidence, this book presents a reinterpretation of how 21st Army Group produced a successful combined arms doctrine by late 1944 and implemented this in early 1945. Historians, professional military pe…

  • Bull Run to Boer War

    Bull Run to Boer War
    av Michael Somerville

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866250

    The American Civil War is often said to have predicted the way in which later wars such as the Boer War and the First World War would be fought. As a result the British Army has been criticised for not heeding its lessons, a view that can be traced…

  • Spreading Ink Blots from Da Nang to the DMZ

    Spreading Ink Blots from Da Nang to the DMZ
    av David Strachan-Morris

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777947

    During the United States' involvement in the war in Vietnam, the decision by the US Marine Corps to emphasise counterinsurgency operations in coastal areas was the cause of considerable friction between the Marines and the army commanders in Vietnam…

  • New Approaches to the Military History of the English Civil War

    New Approaches to the Military History of the English Civil War
    av Ismini Pells

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096443

    In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in the military history of the English Civil War and its associated conflicts in Ireland and Scotland. Historians are increasingly paying attention to the 'actualities of war' (to use Sir Basil Lidd…

  • Shellshocked Prophets

    Shellshocked Prophets
    av Linda Parker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982253

    The Anglican chaplains who served in the Great War were changed by their experience of total war. They returned determined to revitalise the Anglican Church in Britain and to create a society which would be a living memorial to the men who had died.…