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  • Greece and Rome at War

    Greece and Rome at War
    av Peter Connolly

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848329416

    In this sumptuous guide to twelve centuries of military development, Peter Connolly combines a detailed account of the arms and armies of Greece and Rome with his superb full-colour artwork. Making use of fresh archaeological evidence and new materi…

  • Napoleon's Imperial Guard Uniforms and Equipment: The Infantry

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

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526701916

    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…

  • Hitler's Paratroopers in Normandy

    Hitler's Paratroopers in Normandy
    av Gilberto Vilahermosa

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327719

    In June 1944, Allied forces fighting desperately to establish a foothold in Normandy and then breakout of the confining bocage found themselves opposed by a bewildering array of formations of the German Wehrmacht. Among them were the newly formed Ge…

  • How Churchill Waged War

    How Churchill Waged War
    av Packwood, Allen George

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526771094

    When Winston Churchill accepted the position of Prime Minister in May 1940, he insisted in also becoming Minister of Defence. He was not going to play the chairman's role, adjudicating between the competing claims of the ministers below him. He was…

  • How Churchill Waged War

    How Churchill Waged War
    av Packwood, Allen George

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473893894

    When Winston Churchill accepted the position of Prime Minister in May 1940, he insisted in also becoming Minister of Defence. He was not going to play the chairman's role, adjudicating between the competing claims of the ministers below him. He was…

  • The Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie I: King of All Kings and Lord of All Lords; My Life and Ethiopia's Progress 1892-1937

    The Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie I: King of All Kings and Lord of All Lords; My Life and Ethiopia's Progress 1892-1937
    av Haile Sellassie, Haile

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948390326

  • Over the Top

    Over the Top
    av Peter Tsouras

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327535

    Although separated from the modern reader by a full century, the First World War continues to generate controversy and interest as the great event upon which modern history pivoted. Not only did the war cull the European peoples of some of their bes…

  • Hitler's Attack U-Boats

    Hitler's Attack U-Boats
    av Jak P Mallmann Showell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526771018

    The success of German submarines during the First World War in almost cutting off Britain's vital imports had not been forgotten by Adolf Hitler and when, in March 1935, he repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, Britain, magnanimously, signed up to an…

  • Panzer Commander

    Panzer Commander
    av Hans von Luck

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526781833

    A professional soldier, Hans von Luck joined the Panzerwaffe in its earliest days, serving under Erwin Rommel. Skilled in the art of armoured warfare, von Luck fought in the invasion of Poland in 1939 and was present as the Blitzkrieg swept across t…

  • Men of the Battle of Britain

    Men of the Battle of Britain
    av Kenneth G Wynn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526785275

    Since it was first published in 1989, Men of the Battle of Britain, the complete third edition of which was published in 2015, has become a standard reference book for academics and researchers interested in the Battle of Britain. This remarkable pu…

  • Messerschmitt Bf 109: The Early Years: Poland, the Fall of France and the Battle of Britain

    Messerschmitt Bf 109: The Early Years: Poland, the Fall of France and the Battle of Britain
    av Chris Goss

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848324794

    The most iconic German aircraft of the Second World War, the Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the Luftwaffe's principal fighter from 1939 until 1942 when the superior Focke-Wulf Fw 190 came into greater prominence. The Bf 109 served in every theatre of the…

  • Notes of a Russian Sniper: Vassili Zaitsev and the Battle of Stalingrad

    Notes of a Russian Sniper: Vassili Zaitsev and the Battle of Stalingrad
    av Vassili Zaitsev

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473892705

    'As a sniper, I've killed more than a few Nazis. I have a passion for observing enemy behaviour. You watch a Nazi officer come out of a bunker, acting all high and mighty, ordering his soldiers every which way, and putting on an air of authority. Th…

  • The Lost Samurai

    The Lost Samurai
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526758989

    _The Lost Samurai_ reveals the greatest untold story of Japan's legendary warrior class, which is that for almost a hundred years Japanese samurai were employed as mercenaries in the service of the kings of Siam, Cambodia, Burma, Spain and Portugal,…

  • Battle for Paris 1815

    Battle for Paris 1815
    av Dawson, Paul L

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526749277

    On the morning of 3 July 1815, the French General R mi Joseph Isidore Exelmans, at the head of a brigade of dragoons, fired the last shots in the defence of Paris until the Franco-Prussian War sixty-five years later. Why did he do so? Traditional st…

  • Luftwaffe Training Aircraft

    Luftwaffe Training Aircraft
    av Goss, Chris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473899520

    The often unseen and unrecognised element in aerial warfare, is that of training the pilots and crews, yet it its value is beyond calculation. In this fundamental role, a wide variety of aircraft were used by the Luftwaffe, with trainee pilots progr…

  • Napoleon's Waterloo Army

    Napoleon's Waterloo Army
    av Paul L Dawson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526705280

    When Napoleon returned to Paris after exile on the Island of Elba, he appealed to the European heads of state to be allowed to rule France in peace. His appeal was rejected and the Emperor of the French knew he would have to fight to keep his throne…

  • GCHQ: The Secret Wireless War, 1900-1986

    GCHQ: The Secret Wireless War, 1900-1986
    av Nigel West

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526755780

    Signal intelligence is the most secret, and most misunderstood, weapon in the modern espionage arsenal. As a reliable source of information, it is unequalled, which is why Government Communications Headquarters, almost universally known as GCHQ, is…

  • A Spitfire Girl

    A Spitfire Girl
    av Mary, Ellis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526756619

    We visualise dashing and daring young men as the epitome of the pilots of the Second World War, yet amongst that elite corps was one person who flew no less than 400 Spitfires and seventy-six different types of aircraft and that person was Mary Wilk…

  • The Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie I: King of All Kings and Lord of All Lords; My Life and Ethopia's Progress 1892-1937

    The Autobiography of Emperor Haile Sellassie I: King of All Kings and Lord of All Lords; My Life and Ethopia's Progress 1892-1937
    av Haile Sellassie, Haile, Haile Selassie

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780948390401

  • MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109

    MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109
    av Goss, Chris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473899483

    The most iconic German aircraft of the Second World War, the Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the Luftwaffe's principal fighter from 1939 until 1942 when the superior Focke-Wulf Fw 190 came into greater prominence. The Bf 109 served in every theatre of the…

  • Ordeal by Exocet: HMS Glamorgan and the Falklands War 1982

    Ordeal by Exocet: HMS Glamorgan and the Falklands War 1982
    av Ian Inskip

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848321311

    HMS Glamorgan was in the thick of the fighting throughout the war. Her role for most of the time was that of an expendable escort and she became the only ship to survive an Exocet hit. Incorporating vivid first-hand accounts and illustrated with pho…

  • Winston Churchill and the Art of Leadership

    Winston Churchill and the Art of Leadership
    av William Nester

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526781246

    Many indeed, are the biographies of Winston Churchill, one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. But what was that influence and how did he use it in the furtherance of his and his country's ambitions? For the first time, Profess…

  • Defending Heaven: China's Mongol Wars, 1209-1370

    Defending Heaven: China's Mongol Wars, 1209-1370
    av James Waterson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326606

    The Defence of Heaven brings together, for the first time in one volume, a complete history of the Jin, Song and Ming dynasties' wars fought against the Mongols. Lasting nearly two centuries, these wars, fought to defend Chinese civilisation against…

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

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

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327580

    In the second volume of this epic work, John H. Gill traces Napoleon's progress as he sought to complete his victory over the Habsburgs. The war had erupted on April 10th with Austria's invasion of Germany and Italy. After just two weeks, Napoleon h…

  • The Memoirs of Karl Doenitz

    The Memoirs of Karl Doenitz
    av Karl Donitz

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326446

    The story of the last world war, as told by Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz himself. His memoir covers his early career with submarines in the First World War and follows both his successes and failures through the Second World War, with great detail on…

  • In the Hell of the Eastern Front

    In the Hell of the Eastern Front
    av Arno Sauer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526733337

    On 22 June 1941, German forces launched Operation Barbarossa - Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union. Instead of the swift knock-out blow that the Germans had anticipated, the war against the Soviets ground on relentlessly for almost four years. It…

  • Art of Sword Combat: 1568 German Treatise on Swordmanship

    Art of Sword Combat: 1568 German Treatise on Swordmanship
    av Joachim Meyer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473876750

    Following the success of Jeffrey L. Forgeng's translation of Joachim Meyer's The Art of Sword Combat the author was alerted to an earlier recension of the work which was discovered in Lund University Library in Sweden. The manuscript, produced in St…

  • Passchendaele in 100 Locations

    Passchendaele in 100 Locations
    av Paul Kendall

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473895164

    Encouraged by the success of an attack on Messines Ridge on 7 June 1917, Field Marshal Haig ordered that his generals should continue their preparations for the Third Battle of Ypres. Delayed due to a number of reasons, one of which was poor weather…

  • Egypt 1801

    Egypt 1801
    av STUART REID

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526758460

    The first campaign medal awarded to British soldiers is reckoned to be that given to those men who fought at Waterloo in 1815, but a decade and a half earlier a group of regiments were awarded a unique badge - a figure of a Sphinx - to mark their se…

  • Royal Observer Corps

    Royal Observer Corps
    av Frontline Books

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526724885

    The key roles played by the Royal Observer Corps in the Second World War have, all too often, been overshadowed by more glamourous arms of the defence forces. The teams in the Sector Stations, plotting the battles raging above, and the Spitfires and…

  • Philosophy & Opinions of Marcus Garvey

    Philosophy & Opinions of Marcus Garvey
    av Amy Jacques Garvey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683650003

  • Warrior of God

    Warrior of God
    av Victor Verney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526766700

    Born in 1360, Jan Zizka was a formidable figure whose life and military career was set amidst the whirlwind of monumental revolutions - military, religious, political and social - that engulfed medieval Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries. The lea…

  • The Iron Marshal

    The Iron Marshal
    av Gallaher, John G

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526738325

    Born into a distinguished Burgundian family in 1770, Louis Nicolas d'Avout began his military career with the French Royal Army but fully embraced the principles of the French Revolution, joining the Republican army as the commander of a battalion o…

  • Dunkirk Evacuation - Operation Dynamo

    Dunkirk Evacuation - Operation Dynamo
    av Martin Mace

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526770356

    The miracle' of Dunkirk is one of the most inspiring stories of all time. The British Expeditionary Force had been all but surrounded, and, with the French armies collapsing on all sides, it appeared that Britain was about to suffer the heaviest def…

  • Hirschfeld: the Story of a U-boat Nco, 1940-1946

    Hirschfeld: the Story of a U-boat Nco, 1940-1946
    av Geoffrey Brooks

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326224

    Whilst there have been many memoirs written by U-boat commanders of the Second World War, a book such as this, based upon the diaries of a senior Petty Officer telegraphist, written in 'real time' is something very special. Wolfgang Hirschfeld, whos…

  • Blood and Steel

    Blood and Steel
    av Donald E. Graves

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848326835

    Ordered by Hitler 'to hold, or to die' and to fight 'to the last grenade and round', the German army was a formidable opponent during the 1944 Normandy campaign. This book depicts the experience of that army in Normandy through its own records and d…

  • War on the Eastern Front

    War on the Eastern Front
    av James Lucas

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327870

    Dawn on Sunday 22 June 1941 saw the opening onslaughts of Operation Barbarossa as German forces stormed forward into the Soviet Union. Few of them were to survive the five long years of bitter struggle. A posting to the Eastern Front during the Seco…

  • SOE in Denmark

    SOE in Denmark

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781399015042

    From a small number of clandestine activities against the German occupation of Denmark in 1940, a sophisticated resistance movement developed which by 1944, with the support of Special Operations Executive, had become a highly effective intelligence…

  • Hitler's Spanish Division

    Hitler's Spanish Division
    av Lucas Molina

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473878877

    On 22 June 1941, Hitler s armies launched Operation Barbarossa and swept in to the Soviet Union. On the same day, the Spanish Foreign Minister, Ramon Serrano Suner, contacted the German embassy in Madrid with an extraordinary proposal would the Germ…

  • Men of the Battle of Britain: A Biographical Directory of the Few

    Men of the Battle of Britain: A Biographical Directory of the Few
    av Kenneth G. Wynn

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473847675

    Since it was first published in 1989, Men of the Battle of Britain has become a standard reference book for academics and researchers interested in the Battle of Britain. Copies are also owned by many with purely an armchair interest in the events o…

  • Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War

    Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War
    av Reinhard Scheer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848322097

    Anglo-German naval rivalry before 1914 had been expected to culminate in a cataclysmic fleet action in the North Sea once war was declared, a battle upon which the outcome of the war would depend: yet the two fleets met only once, at Jutland in 1916…

  • Training Dad's Army

    Training Dad's Army
    av Andrew Brockman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848328532

    This is a story from Britain's hour of greatest peril in 1940, drawn from original research using hitherto little-seen documents in the UK National Archives including recently declassified MI5 Files. It is about the million and a half men of the Hom…

  • Codenamed Dorset

    Codenamed Dorset
    av Peter Jacobs

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796523

    This gripping history details the remarkable exploits of a Commando and Special Operations Executive operative during the Second World War. It is a story of extreme courage and a revealing portrait of a man who ultimately gave his life for the liber…

  • The Yellowlegs

    The Yellowlegs
    av Wormser, Richard

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526742346

    The story of America's cavalry is extraordinarily rich in colourful, and often flamboyant, personalities and exciting action. Indeed, much of the early military history of the United States is dominated by the exploits of its horse-soldiers.In this…

  • Blood and Steel 2

    Blood and Steel 2
    av Donald E. Graves

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848328518

    Overwhelmed by the strength of the Allied air and ground forces, following the D-Day landings and subsequent bitter fighting in Normandy, the Germans were compelled to abandon their efforts to hold France and much of the Low Countries and retreat to…

  • Gordon Welchman: Bletchley Park's Architect of Ultra Intelligence

    Gordon Welchman: Bletchley Park's Architect of Ultra Intelligence
    av Joel Greenberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848327528

    'A magnificent biography which finally provides recognition to one of Bletchley's and Britain's lost heroes.' Michael Smith The Official Secrets Act and the passing of time have prevented the Bletchley Park story from being told by many of its key p…

  • Edgar Mobbs

    Edgar Mobbs
    av Cooksey, Jon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526733610

    When Edgar Mobbs ran on a rugby field, people watched. Eyes were drawn to him. A towering, upright presence - long of stride with knees raised high; elegant and powerful.When opponents came too close, out would shoot the famous Mobbs' hand-off - a c…

  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    av Grehan, John

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526758347

    Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian Islands on 7 December 1941, had severely damaged the United States Pacific Fleet but had not destroyed it, for the fleet's aircraft carrier force had been at sea when the Japanese struck. This meant tha…

  • On the Road With Wellington

    On the Road With Wellington
    av A L F Schaumann

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526781970

    August Schaumann was a natural born storyteller. He describes his Peninsula adventures so vividly that you get the feeling that you are there, riding next to him dodging French cavalry patrols and conquering the hearts and bodies of Spanish and Port…

  • Heroes of Coastal Command

    Heroes of Coastal Command
    av Andrew D. Bird

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526710697

    In Heroes of Coastal Command, Andrew Bird examines the maritime war between 1939 and 1945, interweaving accounts of events of the period with personal stories of individuals caught up in them. Through interviews, letters, diaries and reports, all co…

  • Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars

    Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars
    av Kevin F. Kiley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848329539

    Napoleon began his military career as an artillery cadet and artillery played a fundamental part in all his great battles. Until the Napoleonic Wars artillery had been seen merely as a supporting arm to the infantry, but Napoleon changed everything.…