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Bomber Command: Reflections of War

by Martin Bowman

This massive work provides a comprehensive insight to the experiences of Bomber Command's pilots and aircrew throughout WWII. From the early wartime years when the RAF's first attempts to avenge Germany's onslaught...


The Memoirs of Ernst Rohm

by Ernst Röhm

Ernst Röhm was one of the key architects behind the rise of the Nazi Party. From 1919 until 1923, following the defeat of Germany in the First World War, Röhm served in the Freikorps and then NSDAP - the Nazi...


Fort Vaux: Verdun

by Christina Holstein

The bitter fight for Fort Vaux is one of the most famous episodes in the Battle of Verdun - it has achieved almost legendary status in French military history. The heroic resistance put up by the fort's commander,...


Blood, Bilge and Iron Balls: Naval Wargame Rules for the Age of Sail

by Alan Abbey

Blood, Bilge and Iron Balls is a set of wargame rules for naval battles in the age of sail. With them you can recreate the triumphs of Nelson or Hawke or tackle pirates on the Spanish Main. The rules themselves...


The German Army on the Western Front 1915

by Jack Sheldon

Jack Sheldon examines the German mindset at the close of 1914 when it became apparent that a quick victory was no longer a possibility. Both sides were temporarily exhausted in static positions from the Channel...


Great British Adventurers

by Nicholas Storey

In selecting my adventurers, I have had to find limits. The first has been to confine my selection to men and women who are (at least loosely) British and, even then, service and adoption have sometimes, as...


Blood and Iron: Letters from the Western Front

by Hugh Montagu Butterworth

Until now Hugh Butterworth was just one of the millions of lost soldiers of the Great War, and the extraordinary letters he sent home from the Western Front have been forgotten. But after more than ninety years...


Gentleman Jim: The Wartime Story of a Founder of the SAS and Special Forces

by Lorna Almonds-Windmill

This remarkable story of Jim Almonds (Gentleman Jim) is set in wartime England, the western desert, Italy and France, and recounts his formative role in the birth of the SAS. Against a dramatic background of...


At War with the 16th Irish Division 1914-1918. Edited by Richard Grayson

by Richard Grayson

The letters of John 'Max' Staniforth are among the most perceptive, graphic and evocative personal records of a soldier's life to have come down to us from the Great War. They cover his entire wartime career...


The Armed Forces of the European Union 2012-2013

by Charles Heyman

This first edition of an entirely new publication will, for the first time, provide comprehensive information on what is one of the world's largest military force groupings. The European Union's 25 member states...


The Argentine Fight for the Falklands

by Martin Middlebrook

Martin Middlebrook is the only British historian to have been granted open access to the Argentines who planned and fought the Falklands War. It ranks with Liddell Hart's The Other Side of the Hill in analyzing...


Attack on London: Disaster, Riot and War

by Jonathan Oates

Generations of Londoners from Roman times to the present day have confronted natural and man-made threats to their city. Disasters, rebellions, riots, acts of terror and war have marked the long history of the...


Airway to the East 1918-1920

by Clive Semple

The origins of what became officially known as No 1 Aerial Route lay in the newly formed Royal Air Force's desire to move several squadrons of the then recently designed first heavy bomber to enter service -...


ADVENTURES OF SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER: Victorian Hero

by M.J. Trow

Sir Samuel White Baker is one of those larger-than-life heroes only the Victorians could invent. For too long, the British Empire has been denigrated and equated with arrogance at best and racial bigotry at...


Blitzkrieg Unleashed: The German Invasion of Poland 1939

by Richard Hargreaves

At dawn on Friday 1 September 1939 the Germans launched their land, sea and air assault on Poland. The World became aware of the awesome power of Hitler's Third Reich and the limitless and ruthless nature of...


LT Gen Sir Richard Haking, XI Corps Commander 1915-18: A Study in Corps Command

by Michael Senior

Sir Richard Haking commanded the British XI Corps from 1915 to 1918 mainly in France, but also in Italy (December 1917-March 1918). This first study of Haking takes the form of a review and analysis of his career...


Aircraft Wrecks: The Walker's Guide: Historic Crash Sites on the Moors and Mountains of the British Isles

by C N Wotherspoon, Alan Clark & Mark Sheldon

This book gives readers a direct link to crash sites that can be visited, with accurate grid references, site description and current photographs. It covers some 450 selected sites with emphasis given to those...


Missing Believed Killed: The Royal Air Force and the Search for Missing Aircrew 1939-1952

by Stuart Hadaway

During the early years of WW2 it soon became apparent that the system for tracing the remains of R.A.F. aircrew deemed 'Missing Believed Killed' was totally inadequate. The Missing Research Section (M.R.S.)...


Operation Thunderhead: The True Story of Vietnam's Final POW Rescue Mission--and the last Navy Seal Kil led in Country

by Kevin Dockery

The war was all but over?but there was still one battle the United States had to fight.

In the last year of the Vietnam conflict, even as American troops were leaving for home, there were still those fighting...


Knight: The Medieval Warrior's (Unofficial) Manual

by Michael Prestwich

An insider’s guide: how to become a knight, wield a sword, join a Crusade, and make your fortune. The knight is the supreme warrior of the Middle Ages. Fully armored and mounted on a magnificent charger, he...