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John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General

by Stephen Hood

WINNER of the 2014 ALBERT CASTEL BOOK AWARD. John Bell Hood was one of the Confederacy's most successful-and enigmatic-generals. He died at 48 after a brief illness in August of 1879, leaving behind the first...


Military Low-Flying Aircraft: The Men Who Fly and the Skill of the Photograhers that Capture Them

by Michael Leek

The UK has some of the most dramatic landscapes for NATO pilots to exercise the increasingly important military art of high-speed low flying. It also offers splendid opportunities for photography of close-up...


Military Badge Collecting

by John Gaylor

This book is a comprehensive guide, which will appeal to anyone with an interest in medal collecting. The book contains over 800 illustrations.


The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson

by Chris Mackowski & Kristopher White

"May 1863. The Civil War was in its third spring, and Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan Jackson stood at the peak of his fame. He had arisen from obscurity to become "Old Stonewall," adored across the South...


Barnsley Streets

by Edward Tasker

Wharncliffe Books are delighted to present 'Barnsley Streets - Volume 4'. This is the fourth, and final, volume of the revised and already popular series. The volumes use the original material from the 9 volumes...


Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson

by Mathew Lively

On May 2, 1863, Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led his Second Corps around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac on one of the most daring flank marches in history. His surprise flank attack-launched...


While Berlin Burns: The Memoirs of Hans-Georg von Studnitz

by Hans-Georg Von Studnitz

"The last few days have been days of intolerable tension... we have done nothing but pack our belongings and store them in bombproof sites. Danger threatens from all sides. The Americans are using phosphorous...


Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved ¿ And Why It Won't Happen

by David Marsh

In this short, fiercely argued book, David Marsh explains how five years of continuous crisis management not only have failed to resolve the EurozoneÆs problems but have actually made things worse. While austerity-wracked...


Das Reich: 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich - Drive to Normandy, June 1944

by Philip Vickers

The infamous SS Das Reich Division was resting in Montauban, South West France when the Allies invaded Normandy in June 1944. When ordered to rush North, they ran into a series of French Resistance, SAS and...


Making of Liverpool

by Mike Fletcher

Liverpool is a fabulous city, with a varied history: The Making of Liverpool highlights the significant changes that have made Liverpool what it is today. The story begins with King JohnÕs 1207 charter and...


Tracing Your Merchant Navy Ancestors

by Simon Wills

What was a merchant seaman's life like in the past, what experiences would he have had, what were the ships like that he sailed in, and what risks did he run? Was he shipwrecked, rewarded for bravery, or punished?...


A The Public Schools Battalion in the Great War: A History of the 16th (Public Schools) Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)

by Steve Hurst

Founded in August 1914 with the principle that recruiting would be restricted to public school 'old boys', the volunteers gathered at Hurst Park racecourse in a spirit of youthful enthusiasm. A more somber mood...


Redcoats: The British Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars

by Philip Haythornthwaite

What was a British soldier's life like during the Napoleonic Wars? How was he recruited and trained? How did he live on home service and during service abroad? And what was his experience of battle? In this...


Fifth Army in Italy 1943 - 1945: A Coalition at War

by Ian Blackwell

The US Fifth Army first saw action during the Salerno Landings in September 1943. While commanded by US Lieutenant General Mark Clark, from the outset one of its two Corps was the X (British) Corps; the other...


Great War to Great Escape: The Two Wars of Flight Lieutenant Bernard 'Pop' Green MC

by Laurence Green

Bernard Green managed to survive both the First and Second World War - just. In the first global conflict of the Twentieth Century he endured mud, destruction and death in the trenches of the Western Front;...


Legend of the Lancasters: The Bomber War from England 1942-45

by Martin W. Bowman

This book is a riveting account told in ten big chapters of the young RAF crews who flew Lancasters in RAF Bomber Command from 1942 to the end of the war in Europe in April 1945. It is unique in that the story...


Twilight of the U-Boats

by Bernard Edwards

In essence, this is the story of U-223,commanded by Karl-Jurgen Wïoehter from the time of her commissioning in Kiel in January 1943 through a murderous career to her eventual but dramatic demise in the Mediterranean...


Undercover Operator: An SOE Agent's Experiences in France and the Far East

by Sydney Hudson

Memoirs of SOE agents have always been rare - so many were either killed in action or executed - and today they are almost unheard of. But Sydney Hudson's story, which he has waited nearly sixty years to tell,...


Valkyrie: The North American XB-70: The USA's Ill-fated Supersonic Heavy Bomber

by Graham M Simons

During the 1950s, at the time Elvis Presley was rocking the world with Hound Dog and the USA was aiming to become the world's only superpower, plans were being drawn at North American Aviation in Southern California...


Holy Boys, The: A History of the Royal Norfolk Regiment and the Royal East Anglian Regiment 1685-2010

by Jonathan Sutherland & Diane Canwell

The Royal Norfolk Regiment is one of the oldest and most distinguished fighting forces in the British army. Its line of descent can be traced back for over three centuries, all the way from modern Afghanistan...