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  • Killing the Bismarck

    Killing the Bismarck
    av Iain Ballantyne

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848849600

    In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, broke out into the Atlantic, to attack Allied shipping. The Royal Navy's pursuit and subsequent destruction of Bismarck was an epic of naval warfare. In this new…

  • Confessions of Custard

    Confessions of Custard
    av V. R. Burkhardt

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473813335

    This book is based on a collection of letter s about army life, written by Custard, a British Army mule working with a Royal Signal regiment between 1929 and 1932. Custard was actually Colonel V.R. Burkhardt, writing to his 2 nieces. '

  • Carriers at War

    Carriers at War
    av Adrian Stewart

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783469321

    The Author begins this fascinating book by tracing aircraft carrier development between the Wars. Eschewed by the Germans and Italians and with Britain squandering her early lead, the Americans and Japanese became front-runners.The Royal Navy learnt…

  • Tracing the Rifle Volunteers

    Tracing the Rifle Volunteers
    av Ray Westlake

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844686940

    From 1859 to 1908 the Rifle Volunteers played an essential role in Britain’s national defense, yet their history has been sadly neglected. Little information is available on these dedicated, amateur soldiers who were recruited into the ranks o…

  • Tynedale in the Great War

    Tynedale in the Great War
    av Brian Tilley

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473864009

    The remote moors and valleys around Hexham in Northumberland have been producing fighting men for countless millennia. From repelling invading Romans and Vikings, to locking swords with William Wallace’s rampaging Scots, and the lawless days o…

  • Air Gunner

    Air Gunner
    av Alan W. Cooper

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783409143

    There have been several books published about the wartime experiences of individual air gunners but there is no general history of Air Gunners, their equipment, training or service in the various RAF Commands in which they served. This book explains…

  • The British Army Against Napoleon

    The British Army Against Napoleon
    av Robert Burnham, Ron McGuigan

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473812710

    Despite the bewildering number of tomes devoted to the Napoleonic wars, much basic data as been hitherto unavailable to anyone other than the most ardent scholars. McGuigan and Burnham have collected a tremendous treasure trove of information in a r…

  • 1813: Empire at Bay

    1813: Empire at Bay
    av Jonathon Riley

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783468706

    1813 was a critical year in the world war that ended with the downfall of Napoleon. In a series of major battles, the converging armies of the Sixth Coalition drove the French forces back. This was the year in which the balance of power tipped decis…

  • British Battalions in France & Belgium

    British Battalions in France & Belgium
    av Ray Westlake

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473812741

    The author has painstakingly compiled a comprehensive compendium of the exact movements of every regiment involved on the various battlefields in France and Flanders during World War One.

  • Submarine Insignia and Submarine Services of the World

    Submarine Insignia and Submarine Services of the World
    av W. M. Thornton

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473818705

    This is the first comprehensive guide to the 57 nations that have submarines as part of their fighting force.

  • Private Beatson?s War

    Private Beatson?s War

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844688302

    Until recently James Beatson was one of the millions of forgotten soldiers of the Great War. But after 90 years his diary has been rediscovered, perfectly preserved, and his story can now be told. It is a moving, intensely personal and beautifully w…

  • Lightning Eject

    Lightning Eject
    av Peter Caygill

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783376285

    The English Electric Lightning entered RAF squadron service in 1960 and continued flying in the interceptor role until 1988. It had a stunning world-beating performance with a top speed in excess of Mach 2 and a climb rate that would take it to 40,0…

  • Upward and Onward

    Upward and Onward
    av Bob Cossey

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783409921

    John Howe started his flying career in the postwar South African Air Force, learning to fly on Tiger Moths, Harvards and Spitfires. He was posted to No 2 Squadron SAAF and sent to Korea to fly with South Africa’s contribution to the war in sup…

  • Waterloo 1815

    Waterloo 1815
    av Bob Carruthers, W.H. Fitchett, Cavalie Mercer

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473820555

    Originally published in 1900, this book features excerpts from Alexander Cavalié Mercer's account of the battle of Waterloo. As an artillery officer at the sharp end, this is his eye-witness account of the events that lead to Napoleon's final…

  • The Midwife's Tale

    The Midwife's Tale
    av Billie Hunter, Nicky Leap

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473829985

    What was it like to be a midwife before the foundation of the NHS? What stories do women tell about their births before hospital births became routine?

The Midwife's Tale is a fascinating oral history of the lives of mothers and midwive…

  • Bligh

    Bligh
    av Rob Mundle

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783378418

    The Eighteenth Century was an era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world. Those chosen to lead these expeditions were exceptional navigators, men who had shown brilliance as they ascended the ranks in t…

  • Tapping Hitler's Generals

    Tapping Hitler's Generals
    av Sonke Neitzel

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783830558

    ‘A goldmine of information about what the German High Command privately thought of the war, Adolf Hitler, the Nazis and each other’ – Andrew Roberts‘One of the most important books on World War II to be published in the last…

  • Blockade Runner

    Blockade Runner
    av David Kent-Lemon

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781599808

    It is 1861. Tom Wells is in pursuit of a girl from North Carolina. He accepts an offer from his employer to leave the quiet obscurity of his job as an office boy in a London shipping firm to cross the Atlantic to Nassau in the Bahamas. Now he must f…

  • The Warlords

    The Warlords
    av Michael Carver

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473819740

    In The War Lords, Field Marshal Lord Carver has assembled an engrossing series of short, detailed biographies of forty-three of the dominant military commanders of the twentieth century century, American, British, German and French: Field-Marshal th…

  • Group Captain John 'Joe' Collier DSO, DFC and Bar

    Group Captain John 'Joe' Collier DSO, DFC and Bar
    av Simon Gooch

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473850996

    John Collier's war began on day one, flying Hampdens in 83 Squadron with his friend Guy Gibson, in a hunt for the battleship Admiral Scheer. By the summer of 1940 he was bombing the Dortmund-Ems Canal at low-level, then Bordeaux and the Scharnhorst…

  • Back Bearings

    Back Bearings
    av Eric Cropper

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844688104

    Eric Cropper’s RAF career started in 1943 and ended in 1968. It covered a period when the navigation of aircraft changed from astro, dead reckoning and drift bearings all plotted by pencil on charts, to press-button radio and satellite informa…

  • Tiger I and Tiger II: Tanks of the German Army and Waffen-SS

    Tiger I and Tiger II: Tanks of the German Army and Waffen-SS
    av Dennis Oliver

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473885363

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

  • The Kaiser's Captive

    The Kaiser's Captive
    av Albert Rhys Williams

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473850521

    Albert Rhys Williams was an American journalist and author. In 1914, Williams travelled to Europe as the special war correspondent for Outlook magazine, tasked with the duty of reporting the events of the Great War.

In these early days…

  • Lost Wings of WWI

    Lost Wings of WWI
    av Martin W. Bowman

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473842267

    This new publication from eminent military historian Martin Bowman chronicles the stories of airmen downed on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918, representing a contribution on the author's part to the 100th anniversary of the Great War. It's s…

  • 1066 - The Battles Of York, Stamford Bridge and Hastings

    1066 - The Battles Of York, Stamford Bridge and Hastings
    av Peter Marren

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783460021

    If ever there was a year of destiny for the British Isles, 066 must have a strong claim. King Harold faced invasion not just from William and the Normans across the English Channel but from the Dane, King Harald Hadrada. Before he faced the Normans…

  • Rorke's Drift

    Rorke's Drift
    av Ian Knight, Ian Castle

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473817784

    The heroic defence of the mission station at Rorke's Drift became the epic action of the Anglo-Zulu war. A small garrison defended this vulnerable border-post for ten hours and in the process won the northern sector at Ntcombe Drift, Hlobane and Kha…

  • 21st Century Courage

    21st Century Courage
    av Mark Felton

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844683246

    The book examines examples of outstanding courage exhibited by people living in modern Britain. These include British servicemen and servicewomen serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, police officers, and ordinary civilians in Britain and around the worl…

  • Salient Points 4

    Salient Points 4
    av Ted Smith

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783409594

    Concentrating on the Ploegsteert and Neuve Eglise sectors in Belgium, this book features stories on such well known figures as sculptor Charles Sargent Jagger, ARA ; R Poulton Palmer and 'Tanky' Turner, great friends and rugby football captains of E…

  • Death Before Glory

    Death Before Glory
    av Martin R. Howard

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473871519

    Death Before Glory! is a highly readable, thoroughly researched and comprehensive study of the British army's campaigns in the West Indies during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period and of the extraordinary experiences of the soldiers who…

  • Remembering the High Street

    Remembering the High Street
    av Gordon Thorburn

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844689248

    A nostalgic trip down the British high street, remembering once famous names such as Woolworth’s, Athena and C&A and also featuring current favorites, including the ubiquitous Tesco and Marks & Spencer which started life as a penny mar…

  • Scott of the Antarctic

    Scott of the Antarctic
    av Sue Blackhall

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781595992

    Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June 1868 - 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. During the second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the South Pole on 17 January 191…

  • The Frontiers of Imperial Rome

    The Frontiers of Imperial Rome
    av David J. Breeze

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848849082

    At its height, the Roman Empire was the greatest empire yet seen, its borders stretching from the rain-swept highlands of Scotland in the north to the sun-scorched Nubian desert in the south. But how were the vast and varied stretches of frontier de…

  • The Civil War in Yorkshire

    The Civil War in Yorkshire
    av David Cooke

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783460045

    During the English Civil Wars the streets and fields of Yorkshire were fought over for the control of the county. In the bitter confrontation between king and Parliament, Yorkshire was the key to control of the North. This historical guide tells the…

  • Lost Legend of the Thryberg Hawk

    Lost Legend of the Thryberg Hawk
    av Jack Holroyd

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473838567

    Marksmanship skills honed to perfection, driven by necessity and desperation, Edmund Hawksworth hunted with his crossbow to keep his ailing mother alive, only to have her die in his arms. Deserted by his father who had left to fight the Lancastrian…

  • Memoirs of a Stuka Pilot

    Memoirs of a Stuka Pilot
    av Helmut Mahlke

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473822375

    After recounting his early days as a naval cadet, including a voyage to the Far East aboard the cruiser Köln, and as the navigator/observer of the floatplane carried by the pocket battleship Admiral Scheer during the Spanish Civil War, the auth…

  • An Archaeological History of Britain

    An Archaeological History of Britain
    av Jonathan Mark Eaton

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473851030

    Jonathan Eaton has provided the essential volume for all students of Archaeology, Classical Civilisations and Ancient History by condensing the entire archaeological history of Britain into one accessible volume. 

The Archaeological His…

  • Private Hitler's War

    Private Hitler's War
    av Bob Carruthers

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473851122

    During the Great War Adolf Hitler served in the ranks of the 16th Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment from 1914 to 1918, and was awarded the Iron Cross. In later years, under the masterful control of Doctor Goebbels, Hitler was successfully portrayed…

  • At the Eleventh Hour

    At the Eleventh Hour
    av Peter Liddle, Hugh Cecil

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473819245

    Following on from the highly acclaimed Facing Armageddon and Passchendaele in Perspective, At the Eleventh Hour recognises that a world was ending in November 1918, and by international collaboration on the 80th Anniversary we learn through this boo…

  • Donitz, U-Boats, Convoys

    Donitz, U-Boats, Convoys
    av Jak P Mallmann Showell

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473829701

    The memoirs of Admiral Karl Dönitz, Ten Years and Twenty Days, are a fascinating first-hand account of the Battle of the Atlantic as seen from the headquarters of the U-boat fleet. Now, for the first time noted naval historian Jak P. Mallmann S…

  • Boom Ravine

    Boom Ravine
    av Trevor Pidgeon

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473812628

    The principal action that took place here in February 1917 was of short duration and failure but with fascinating overtones. This is the dramatic story of the events on the Somme after the great battle of 1916 ended and before the Germans withdrew t…

  • Make For The Hills

    Make For The Hills
    av Robert Thompson

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473816114

    When Robert Thompson left Cambridge to join the Malayan Civil Service in 1938 the sun still shone on the British Empire for 24 hours a day. The outbreak of war in the Pacific found him in Hong Kong from which he was obliged to make a hurried and dra…

  • Daylight Bombing Operations 1939-1942

    Daylight Bombing Operations 1939-1942
    av Martin W. Bowman

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473861107

    There are no records of war more valuable than the first-hand accounts of the individuals who were actually there. The vivid honesty of the stories on display here brings into sharp focus the personal fears as well as the sheer exhilaration of flyin…

  • Caesar's Conquest of Gaul

    Caesar's Conquest of Gaul
    av Bob Carruthers

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473846722

    The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic tribes. They lasted from 58 BC to 50 BC and culminated in the decisive Battle of Alesia in 52 BC, in which a complete Roman victory…

  • Yorkshire Women at War

    Yorkshire Women at War
    av Marion Jefferies

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473849105

    In Yorkshire, 2015 marks the centenary of the founding of the first Land Girl Hostel, near Boroughbridge, by Lady Margery Lawson Tancred. Yorkshire Women at War deals with the Women's Land Army Hostel policy during the First World War and it is the…

  • War, Coups & Terror

    War, Coups & Terror
    av Brian Cloughley

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783460915

    In recent years Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious and tribal mix, coupled with a complex political structure, have ensured t…

  • The Anatomy of the Zulu Army

    The Anatomy of the Zulu Army
    av Ian Kinght

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848329119

    Forces of the independent Zulu kingdom inflicted a crushing defeat on British imperial forces at Isandlwana in January 1879. The Zulu Army was not, however, a professional force, unlike its British counterpart, but was the mobilized manpower of the…

  • The Madness of Alexander the Great

    The Madness of Alexander the Great
    av Richard A Gabriel

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473852365

    Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard A. Gabriel, however, argues that, while Alexander was clearly a succe…

  • Killing Fields of Scotland

    Killing Fields of Scotland
    av R.J.M Pugh

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783469888

    Most people are familiar with references to Scottish battles such as Bannockburn and Flodden but know little if anything about those events. Rugby and soccer fans outside Scotland may wonder at the sign ‘1314’ held up by Scottish fans an…

  • Two-Man Air Force

    Two-Man Air Force
    av Philip Kaplan

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473819979

    American volunteers Don Gentile (pronounced Jen-tilly) and John Godfrey flew together as leader and wingman respectively, with the USAAF 4th Fighter Group based at Debden near Cambridge in England. At the end of their missions with the 4th the two o…

  • Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses

    Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses
    av David Santiuste

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844681501

    Indisputably the most effective general of the Wars of the Roses, Edward IV died in his bed, undefeated in battle. Yet Edward has not achieved the martial reputation of other warrior kings such as Henry V - perhaps because he fought battles against…