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  • The Home Front 1939-1945 in 100 Objects

    The Home Front 1939-1945 in 100 Objects
    av Austin J Ruddy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526740861

    A lifesaving gas mask. A ration book, essential for the supply of food. A shelter stove that kept a family warm whilst they huddled in their Anderson shelter. A leaflet dropped by the Luftwaffe that was designed to intimidate Britain's populace duri…

  • Winston Churchill's Illnesses, 1886-1965

    Winston Churchill's Illnesses, 1886-1965
    av Allister Vale

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526789495

    _Allister Vale and John Scadding have written the definitive account of Churchill's illnesses. Their expertise as physicians has been brought to bear on the interpretation of the evidence, much of it available for the first time...Vale and Scadding…

  • Ninja

    Ninja
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473850422

    The ninja is a well-known phenomenon in Japanese military culture, a fighter who is widely regarded as the world s greatest exponent of secret warfare. He infiltrates castles, gathers vital intelligence and wields a deadly knife in the dark. His eas…

  • The Hunt for Moore's Gold

    The Hunt for Moore's Gold
    av Grehan, John

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526730534

    History abounds with unresolved puzzles and unanswered questions, none more so than that of the loss of the British Army's military chest during the retreat to Corunna in 1809.Sir John Moore's small force had dared to attack Marshal Soult's II Corps…

  • Napoleon in 100 Objects

    Napoleon in 100 Objects
    av Gareth Glover

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526731364

    For almost two decades, Napoleon Bonaparte was the most feared, and revered, man in Europe. At the height of his power, the land under his control stretched from the Baltic to the Mediterranean, and encompassed most of Western Europe.The story of ho…

  • The Battle of Bellicourt Tunnel

    The Battle of Bellicourt Tunnel
    av Dale Blair

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796967

    In the summer and autumn of 1918, the British Expeditionary Force, under Field Marshal Haig, fought a series of victorious battles on the Western Front that contributed mightily to the German Army's final defeat. They did so as part of an Allied coa…

  • Wingate's Men

    Wingate's Men
    av Higgs, Colin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526746672

    Possibly the most famous fighting formations of the Burma campaign during the Second World War were the Long Range Penetration Groups, more commonly known as the Chindits. Colonel Orde Wingate was given permission to attempt long-range operations de…

  • Feeding Nelson's Navy

    Feeding Nelson's Navy
    av Janet MacDonald

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327474

    This celebration of the Georgian sailor's diet reveals how the navy's administrators fed a fleet of more than 150,000 men, in ships that were often at sea for months on end and that had no recourse to either refrigeration or canning. Contrary to the…

  • The Battle of Minden 1759

    The Battle of Minden 1759
    av Stuart Reid

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526781550

    The fighting in Europe during the Seven Years War hung in the balance. After initial successes the Austro-French forces had been driven back across the Rhine. With the opposing sides reinforcing their armies, the campaign of 1759 was going to prove…

  • Combat Over the Mediterranean

    Combat Over the Mediterranean
    av Chris Goss

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473889439

    Drawing on an extremely rare collection of photographs taken by the camera guns of Bristol Beaufighters deployed on ground-attack and anti-shipping operations, this book will form a rare indeed unique view of what it was like to fly dangerous strike…

  • William of Orange and the Fight for the Crown of England

    William of Orange and the Fight for the Crown of England

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526795229

    In 1688, a vast fleet of 463 ships, twice the size of the Spanish Armada, put to sea from Holland. On board was William of Orange with 40,000 soldiers - their objective, England. The Protestant William had been encouraged by a group of Church of Eng…

  • The Victoria Cross in 100 Objects

    The Victoria Cross in 100 Objects
    av Best, Brian

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526730763

    It was the events of the Crimean War that changed everything. Until that time, those serving in Britain's army or navy had been expected to do their duty without thought of recognition or reward, particularly the men in the lower ranks.Fuelled by re…

  • Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius, 1903-1944

    Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius, 1903-1944
    av Trevor Royle

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325722

    Winston Churchill described Wingate as a 'man of genius who might well have become a man of destiny'. Tragically, he died in an jungle aircraft crash in 1944. Like his famous kinsman Lawrence of Arabia, Wingate was renowned for being an unorthodox s…

  • Hero on the Western Front

    Hero on the Western Front
    av Kelly, Michael

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526700759

    They knew it was the end. Weakened by four years of war, the reality had finally dawned on the Germans that their armies could never stop the combined might of the Allied forces, now bolstered by the fresh, enthusiastic Americans, who were now deter…

  • Secret War

    Secret War
    av West, Nigel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526755667

    What did SOE really achieve during the Second World War? Why were so many agents parachuted into enemy hands? Who chose to back Communist guerrillas in Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania, Albania, Greece and Malaya in preference to other anti-Axis movemen…

  • I Was Hitler's Pilot

    I Was Hitler's Pilot
    av Baur, Hans

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526760760

    A decorated First World War pilot, Hans Baur was one of the leading commercial aviators of the 1920s before being before becoming Adolf Hitler's personal pilot, a role he first undertook during the election campaign in 1932\. Hitler, who loathed fly…

  • Escape from the Japanese

    Escape from the Japanese
    av Ralph Burton Goodwin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848329294

    Trapped in the depths of Japanese-held territory, it was rare for Allied prisoners of war to attempt escape. There was little chance of making contact with anti-guerrilla or underground organisations and no possibility of Europeans blending in with…

  • Skorzeny's Special Missions: the Memoirs of Hitler's Most Daring Commando

    Skorzeny's Special Missions: the Memoirs of Hitler's Most Daring Commando
    av Otto Skorzeny

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325333

    Otto Skorzeny, Germany's top commando in the Second World War, is one of the most famous men in the history of special forces. His extraordinary wartime career was one of high risk and adventure and here he tells the full story. Skorzeny quickly pro…

  • X-Planes: German Luftwaffe Prototypes 1930-1945

    X-Planes: German Luftwaffe Prototypes 1930-1945
    av Manfred Griehl

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325555

    Renowned German aviation specialist Manfred Griehl has collected a unique and valuable selection of photographs of Luftwaffe projects that never made it into battle. They remained on the drawing board or at prototype stage either because they were d…

  • X-Planes: German Luftwaffe Prototypes 1930-1945

    X-Planes: German Luftwaffe Prototypes 1930-1945
    av Manfred Griehl

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848328495

    In this superb illustrated guide, renowned German aviation specialist Manfred Griehl has collected a unique and valuable selection of photographs of Luftwaffe projects that never made it into battle. They remained on the drawing board or at prototyp…

  • With Guns to the Peninsula

    With Guns to the Peninsula
    av William Lloyd Webber

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473882577

    Second Captain Webber of the Royal Artillery joined Captain Maxwell's 9-pounder Brigade at Zafra in August 1812. His journal covers the period up to 16 June 1813, just before the Battle of Vitoria. In his journal Captain Webber records the events as…

  • The Fetha Nagast: The Law of the Kings

    The Fetha Nagast: The Law of the Kings
    av Haile Sellasie

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948390432

  • 1809 Thunder on the Danube: Napoleon's Defeat of the Hapsburgs, Volume III

    1809 Thunder on the Danube: Napoleon's Defeat of the Hapsburgs, Volume III
    av John H. Gill

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327597

    With this third volume John Gill brings to a close his magisterial study of the war between Napoleonic France and Habsburg Austria. The account begins with both armies recuperating on the banks of the Danube. As they rest, important action was takin…

  • SAS Zero Hour

    SAS Zero Hour
    av Tim Jones

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526713513

    The most comprehensive and enlightening version of these seminal events yet. **Sir Ranulph Fiennes** Britain s elite Special Air Service Regiment, the SAS, is one of the most revered and feared special-ops units in the world. Its high-profile operat…

  • Distant Drum: a Memoir of a Guardsman in the Great War

    Distant Drum: a Memoir of a Guardsman in the Great War
    av F.E. Noakes

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325630

    "We waited in silence, each man occupied with his own secret thoughts and no doubt wrestling with his own secret fears. I think that half-hour was probably the worst I have ever spent. Slowly and inexorably the minutes passed, second by second, and…

  • Agent Paterson SOE

    Agent Paterson SOE
    av Maurik, Ernest van

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526734167

    Ernest Van Maurik, known to all simply as 'Van', joined the illustrious Artists Rifles regiment in the Territorial Army in 1936, but when war broke out he was commissioned into the Wiltshire Regiment. In the summer of 1940 the regiment was posted at…

  • Dog Fight: Aerial Tactics of the Aces of World War I

    Dog Fight: Aerial Tactics of the Aces of World War I
    av Norman Franks

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848328327

    'For enthusiasts of WWI aviation, this book is a true gem.' Flying Scale Models The history of aviation during the First World War is a rich and varied story marked by the evolution of aircraft from slow-moving, fragile, and unreliable powered kites…

  • War Birds: The Diary of a Great War Pilot

    War Birds: The Diary of a Great War Pilot
    av Elliott White Springs

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473879591

    Following the declaration of war by the United States, more than 200 American men, unwilling to wait until US squadrons could be raised, volunteered to join the Royal Flying Corps in the summer of 1917. Amongst these men was John MacGavock Grider an…

  • ISIS: The Killing Caliphate

    ISIS: The Killing Caliphate
    av Catherwood, Christopher

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526730411

    Every war has its cause and every conflict its context, none more so than the centuries-old ideological battle between Christian and Muslim theology. The concept of holy war is almost as old as the religions themselves, with Christian crusades and M…

  • The Reconstruction of Warriors

    The Reconstruction of Warriors
    av E.R. Mayhew

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325845

    The history of the Guinea Pig Club, the band of airmen who were seriously burned in aeroplane fires, is a truly inspiring, spine-tingling tale. Plastic surgery was in its infancy before the Second World War. The most rudimentary techniques were only…

  • The Wedding Feast War

    The Wedding Feast War
    av Keith Smith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526797025

    The last of the nine Frontier Wars, themselves a series of conflicts between the Xhosa Kingdom and European settlers fought between 1799-1877 in what is now the Eastern Cape in South Africa, was in many ways a 'prequel' to the more famous Zulu War o…

  • U-Boats at War in 100 Objects, 1939-1945

    U-Boats at War in 100 Objects, 1939-1945
    av Gordon Williamson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526759023

    'The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril,' wrote Winston Churchill in his history of the Second World War. 'I was even more anxious about this battle than I had been about the glorious air fight called the B…

  • Napoleon and the Art of Leadership

    Napoleon and the Art of Leadership
    av William Nester

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526782779

    No one in history has provoked more controversy than Napoleon Bonaparte. Was he an enlightened ruler or brutal tyrant? Was he an insatiable warmonger or a defender of France against the aggression of the other great powers. Was he kind or cruel, far…

  • Death in the Air

    Death in the Air
    av Wesley D. Archer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848328785

    The typewritten script of a First World War pilot's diary with a large number of photographs was submitted to the publishers William Heinemann and published by them in 1933. Heinemann stated on the book's jacket that the diary contained no names, da…

  • Secret Army: the Memoirs of General Bor-komorowski

    Secret Army: the Memoirs of General Bor-komorowski
    av Tadeusz Bor-Komorowski

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325951

    Tadeusz Komorowski was born in 1895 in Galicia, a region then ruled by the Austrians, and he served in the Austro-Hungarian Army in the First World War. Poland regained its independence in 1918, and Komorowski fought against the Russians in the Poli…

  • Invasion

    Invasion
    av Kenneth Macksey

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327856

    'Macksey's blend of what actually happened and what might have been makes for a piece of writing comparable to Frederick Forsyth at his best.' Jack Higgins 'Convincingly described and excellently illustrated.' The Daily Telegraph In June 1940, Germa…

  • To the Gate of Hell: The Memoir of a Panzer Crewman

    To the Gate of Hell: The Memoir of a Panzer Crewman
    av Arnim Bottger

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326439

    Until seriously wounded in August 1944 when his tank was hit and caught fire during fighting in Southern Poland, Armin Bottger experienced the horrors of the Second World War on the Eastern Front from the perspective of a tank radio operator in the…

  • Frederick the Great

    Frederick the Great
    av Dennis Showalter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526774927

    Frederick the Great is one of history's most controversial leaders. Famed for his military successes and domestic reforms, his campaigns were a watershed in the history of Europe, securing Prussia's place as a continental power and inaugurating a ne…

  • Long Range Desert Group

    Long Range Desert Group
    av W. B. Kennedy Shaw

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848328587

    During the two-and-a-half years' fighting in the Western Desert of North Africa, which began with the Italian declaration of war in June 1940 and ended in 1943, the Long Range Desert Group became the acknowledged master of the vast desert. This smal…

  • Waterloo Letters

    Waterloo Letters
    av H T Siborne

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526782144

    The Frontline Napoleonic Library is an unparalleled collection of classic works on the Napoleonic Wars. Presenting some of the finest memoirs and studies of the period the collection brings together renowned contemporary accounts with more recent an…

  • The Great Waterloo Controversy

    The Great Waterloo Controversy
    av Gareth Glover

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526788856

    As the Battle of Waterloo reached its momentous climax, Napoleon's Imperial Guard marched towards the Duke of Wellington's thinning red line. The Imperial Guard had never tasted defeat and nothing, it seemed, could stop it smashing through the Briti…

  • US Airborne Tanks, 1939-1945

    US Airborne Tanks, 1939-1945
    av Charles C Roberts, Jr

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526785022

    From their first introduction at the Battle of the Somme in the First World War, tanks proved to be one of the most important military developments in the history of warfare. Such was their influence on the battlefield, both as infantry support and…

  • U-48: The Most Successful U-Boat of the Second World War

    U-48: The Most Successful U-Boat of the Second World War

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399014311

    Following the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, Germany was not permitted to build or operate submarines. However, clandestine training took place on Finnish and Spanish submarines and U-boats were still built to German designs in Dutch y…

  • U-48: the Most Successful U-boat of the Second World War

    U-48: the Most Successful U-boat of the Second World War
    av Franz Kurowski

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326064

    Following the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, Germany was not permitted to build or operate submarines. Clandestine training about Finnish and Spanish submarines took place and U-boats were still built to German designs in Dutch yards.…

  • The Truth About Rudolf Hess

    The Truth About Rudolf Hess
    av Douglas-Hamilton, James

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526742384

    Rudolph Hess flight to Britain in May 1941 stands out as one of the most intriguing and bizarre episodes of the Second World War.In The Truth About Rudolph Hess, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton explores many of the myths which still surround the affair.…

  • Wellington at Waterloo

    Wellington at Waterloo
    av Jac Weller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325869

    Jac Weller studies every move and counter-move of the battle, recreating not only the actions and tactics of the two great leaders but the epic engagements and clashes between the troops themselves that were pivotal for the victory or defeat. The au…

  • How Can Man Die Better

    How Can Man Die Better
    av Mike Snook

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848325814

    Wednesday 22 January 1879 was one of the most dramatic days in the long and distinguished history of the British Army. At noon a massive Zulu host attacked the 24th Regiment in its encampment at the foot of the mountain of Isandlwana, a distinctive…

  • 1809 Thunder on the Danube: Napoleon's Defeat of the Hapsburgs, Volume I

    1809 Thunder on the Danube: Napoleon's Defeat of the Hapsburgs, Volume I
    av John H. Gill

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327573

    The Franco-Austrian War of 1809 was Napoleon's last victorious war. He would win many battles in his future campaigns, but never again would one of Europe's great powers lie broken at his feet. In this respect 1809 represents a high point of the Fir…

  • JUNKERS Ju 88

    JUNKERS Ju 88
    av Chris Goss

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848324756

    Designed as a fast bomber that could out-run the fighters of the era, the twin-engine Junkers Ju 88 became one of the most versatile aircraft of the Second World War. Such was the success of the design that its production lines operated constantly f…

  • Seizing the Enigma: The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1939-1943

    Seizing the Enigma: The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1939-1943
    av David Kahn

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326361

    For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine wolfpacks. The Allies might never have turned the tide without an intelligence coup. The race to break th…

  • Napoleon's Imperial Guard Uniforms and Equipment

    Napoleon's Imperial Guard Uniforms and Equipment
    av Dawson, Paul L

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526708960

    From its origins as the Consular Guard of the French Republic, and as Napoleon's personal bodyguard, the Imperial Guard developed into a force of all arms numbering almost 100,000 men. Used by Napoleon as his principle tactical reserve, the Guard wa…

  • Henry VIII in 100 Objects

    Henry VIII in 100 Objects
    av Paul Kendall

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526731289

    Henry VIII is one of history's most memorable monarchs. Popularly known for his six wives, and the unfortunate fate which befell Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, Henry initiated many reforms and changes which still affect our lives today.The annulm…