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  • The Japanese Army

    The Japanese Army
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763545

    From December 1941 the Imperial Japanese Army shocked the world by its lightening victories over the US, British and Dutch forces in the Philippines, Malaya and the East Indies. The Pacific War occupied much of the US war effort, from Pearl Harbor t…

  • Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912?13

    Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912?13
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084185

    In 1912, the Balkan states formed an alliance in an effort to break free from the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Forming an army of some 645,000 troops from Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenego, they took on a force of 400,000 Turkish soldiers. Both si…

  • Armies of the Greek-Turkish War 1919?22

    Armies of the Greek-Turkish War 1919?22
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472806840

    This is a comprehensive guide to the armies that fought a devastating and decisive conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean between the two World Wars of the 20th century. From the initial Greek invasion, designed to "liberate" the 100,000 ethnic Greek…

  • Finland at War 1939-45

    Finland at War 1939-45
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769691

    Osprey's examination of Finland's involvement in World War II (1939-1945). Finland's fight to defend her independence earned this tiny nation of just 3 million people a distinct place in history. Invaded by Stalin before World War II, Finland held o…

  • Imperial Chinese Armies 1840?1911

    Imperial Chinese Armies 1840?1911
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472814272

    An in-depth analysis of the Chinese Armies that fought a series of increasingly fractious wars over nearly a century. Beginning with a run through of the Chinese forces that combated the British and French during the two Opium Wars, this history goe…

  • The Italian Army 1940-45

    The Italian Army 1940-45
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328655

    At its peak the Italian Army contributed 2.5 million troops to the Axis war effort. In addition to its major role in North Africa, Italy's army invaded, and later bore the main burden of occupying, the Balkan countries. Italy also sent 250,000 men t…

  • The Italian Army 1940-45

    The Italian Army 1940-45
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328662

    This final book in our three-volume series on WWII Italian Army organisation, uniforms and equipment covers the division of Italy's forces after the Armistice of 1943. Many units were raised by Mussolini's RSI to fight on beside the Germans, with en…

  • The Mexican Revolution 1910-1920

    The Mexican Revolution 1910-1920
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769899

    The image of this long civil war is well known from its frequent use as the historical context for films, yet the military facts have rarely been published in English. This book offers the real first history of the Mexican Revolution. Apart from the…

  • Japan's Asian Allies 1941?45

    Japan's Asian Allies 1941?45
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472836960

    During the Japanese occupation of large parts of Asia and the Pacific in 1941–45, Japan raised significant numbers of troops to fight alongside them, as well as militias to guard their conquests. The total number of these soldiers is estimated…

  • Japan Triumphant

    Japan Triumphant
    av Jowett, Philip

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526734358

    The Japanese offensive in the Far East in 1941-2 was extraordinary in its ambition for their aim was to advance across the entire region. They clashed with an array of forces in a series of lightning campaigns that included famous episodes like the…

  • Armies of Warlord China 1911-1928

    Armies of Warlord China 1911-1928
    av Philip Jowett

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764343452

    China in the 1910s and 1920s was dominated by a succession of military strongmen who fought with each other for the control of the country. Weak central government meant that provincial governors or Warlords and their personal armies were left to fi…

  • Armies of the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05

    Armies of the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767086

    The Russo-Japanese War was the first major conflict of the 20th century, as vast armies clashed in Manchuria incurring enormous casualties. Its global significance was immense, as the tactics deployed during this war anticipated the trench warfare o…

  • Narvik and the Norwegian Campaign 1940: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

    Narvik and the Norwegian Campaign 1940: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796547

    The Norwegian campaign, fought in 1940, early in the Second World War in Europe, is overshadowed by the campaign in Poland that preceded it and the German blitzkrieg in the Low Countries and France that followed, yet it was a close contest from the…

  • The Japanese Home Front 1937?45

    The Japanese Home Front 1937?45
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845535

    From the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937 until the Japanese surrender in August 1945, a multitude of military and civil-defence forces strove to support the Japanese war effort and latterly prepared to defend the Home Islands again…

  • Liberty or Death

    Liberty or Death
    av Philip Jowett

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833525

    From the Banana Wars of the early 20th century through to the Football War of 1969, South and Central America has been a hotbed of revolutions, rebellions and conflicts as diverse as they are numerous. Some were small-scale affairs involving the poo…

  • The Dry Dock Of A Thousand Wrecks

    The Dry Dock Of A Thousand Wrecks
    av Philip I. Roberts, John Henry Jowett, Philip I. Roberts

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548770009

  • The Dry Dock of a Thousand Wrecks

    The Dry Dock of a Thousand Wrecks
    av Philip I. Roberts, John Henry Jowett, Philip I. Roberts

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781436556927

  • The Italian Army in World War II

    The Italian Army in World War II
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855328648

    The Italian Army fought on every major front of the European and North African theatres. They fielded a variety of colourfully-uniformed units, particularly against the partisans in the Balkans. In this volume, the author dispels a number of myths a…

  • Latin American Wars 1900?1941

    Latin American Wars 1900?1941
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472826282

    From the Mexican Revolution to the Zarumilla War, in the first 40 years of the 20th century the nations of Central and South America were frequently disturbed by border clashes, civil wars and revolution. Many of these conflicts became known as 'Ban…

  • Modern African Wars (5)

    Modern African Wars (5)
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472816092

    With decades of research to draw from Philip Jowett explores this extraordinary David-and-Goliath conflict, where the rag-tag Igbo tribal army of secessionist Biafra faced off against the Nigerian Federal forces. It was an African war that captured…

  • The Battle for Burma, 1942-1945

    The Battle for Burma, 1942-1945
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526775276

    The battle for Burma during the Second World War was of vital importance to the Allies and the Japanese. The Allies fought to protect British India and force the Japanese out of Burma; the Japanese fought to defend the north-west flank of their newl…

  • Soldiers of the White Sun: The Chinese Army at War 1931-1949

    Soldiers of the White Sun: The Chinese Army at War 1931-1949
    av Philip Jowett

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764339561

    The Chinese Nationalist Army was at war almost continuously from 1931 until 1949 fighting first against the invading Japanese Imperial Army until 1945. This was followed by a four year civil war in which the Nationalist Army fought the Chinese Commu…

  • The Biafran Army 1967-70

    The Biafran Army 1967-70
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628637

    Synonymous with the starvation that killed almost two million people, Biafra was a parastate that voted to secede from Nigeria in May 1967. Formally recognized by Gabon, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, and Zambia, and supported by France, Israel, Portugal, S…

  • The Bitter Peace

    The Bitter Peace
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781445651927

    After the civil conflict in China since the fall of the Imperial system in 1911, the victory of the Nationalists in 1928 should have heralded a period of peace. Instead, the following decade was to see wars and revolts that destroyed the lives of mi…

  • The Red Army 1922-41: From Civil War to 'Barbarossa'

    The Red Army 1922-41: From Civil War to 'Barbarossa'

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472850454

  • China and Japan at War 1937 - 1945

    China and Japan at War 1937 - 1945
    av Philip S. Jowett

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874411

    The 1937-1945 war between China and Japan was one of the most bitter conflicts of the twentieth century. It was a struggle between the two dominant peoples of Asia. Millions of soldiers fought on each side and millions of soldiers and civilians died…

  • The Chinese Army 1937-49

    The Chinese Army 1937-49
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769042

    Although the Chinese contribution to Allied victory in World War II is often ignored, China fought the Japanese Empire for far longer than any other belligerent nation. By the time that the Sino-Japanese War became absorbed into the wider conflict a…

  • Chinese Warlord Armies 1911-30

    Chinese Warlord Armies 1911-30
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084024

    Defeated in the Sino-Japanese War 1894-95 and the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, Imperial China collapsed into revolution and a republic was proclaimed in 1912. From the death of the first president in 1916 to the rise of the Nationalist Kuomintang govern…

  • Chinese Civil War Armies, 1911-1949

    Chinese Civil War Armies, 1911-1949
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326651

    The fall of the Manchu Empire in 1911 ended thousands of years of Imperial rule and ushered in almost 40 years of strife and conflict. From the abdication of Pu-Yi, the last Emperor, the long march and the invasion by the Japanese, to the birth of t…

  • Rays of the Rising Sun. Vol 1: Armed Forces of Japan's Asian Allies 1931-45

    Rays of the Rising Sun. Vol 1: Armed Forces of Japan's Asian Allies 1931-45
    av Philip S. Jowett, John Berger

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907677564

    When the Japanese Empire went to war with the Allies in December 1941, it had already been fighting in China for 10 years. During that time it had conquered huge areas of China, and subjugated millions of people. The Japanese needed to control the C…

  • The Japanese Army

    The Japanese Army
    av Philip S. Jowett

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763538

    From December 1941 the Imperial Japanese Army shocked the world by its lightning victories over the US, British and Dutch forces in the Philippines, Malaya and the East Indies. The Pacific war occupied much of the US war effort, from Pearl Harbor to…