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No.131 (County of Kent) Squadron 1941 - 1945

by Phil H. Listemann

A deep study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with plenty of photos and colour profiles. Three printable posters are also included.


Islands of the Damned: A Marine at War in the Pacific

by R.V. Burgin & Bill Marvel

Watch author RV Burgin discuss Islands of the Damned and The Pacific.

See R.V. Burgin in the award winning documentary film Peleliu 1944: Horror in the Pacific. Click here for more information. This is an eyewitness-and...


No Place for Chivalry: RAF Night Fighters Defend the East of England Against the German Air Force in Two World Wars

by Alastair Goodrum

Night fighting in the air is a devious and clandestine form of mortal combat. In the blackness of night, success goes to the resolute hunter who stalks his prey unseen, and strikes from behind, swiftly and mercilessly....


War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941

by Geoffrey P. Megargee

In War of Annihilation, noted military historian Geoffrey P. Megargee provides a clear, concise history of the Germans' opening campaign of conquest and genocide in 1941. By drawing on the best of military and...


The RAF Regiment at War

by Kingsley Oliver

Born out of necessity in the dark days of the War, the RAF Regiment found itself in the thick of the action supporting the vital operations in all theaters. This comprehensive record of their operations gives...


Unusual Undertakings: A Military Memoir

by James Wilson

To find an example of a full and successful, yet unconventional, military career, one need look no further than General 'Jim' Wilson. Always an outstanding sportsman, Jim found himself in the Rifle Brigade after...


They Have Their Exits: The Best-Selling Escape Memoir of World War Two

by Airey Neave

The Author, who as a senior member of Mrs. Thatcher's Government was tragically assassinated by the IRA, had the most distinguished of war records. Wounded and taken prisoner in the desperate fighting at Calais...


Confounding the Reich: The RAF's Secret War of Electronic Countermeasures in WWII

by Martin Bowman

On 23 November 1943, 100 (Bomber Support) Group of RAF Bomber Command was formed. The object was to consolidate the various squadrons and units that had been fighting a secret war of electronics and radar countermeasures,...


Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943

Samuel Johnson Prize 1999

by Antony Beevor

The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare

Beevor's latest book Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge is now available...


Biggest Brother: The Life Of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led The Band of Brothers

by Larry Alexander

In every band of brothers, there is always one who looks out for the others.…

They were Easy Company, 101st Army Airborne—the World War II fighting unit legendary for their bravery against nearly insurmountable...


Hitler's Intelligence Chief: Walter Schellenberg

by Reinhard R. Doerries & Gerhard L. Weinberg

By a world renowned specialist in intelligence history. The best and definitive book on the subject.


Warspite

by Iain Ballantyne

No warship name in British naval history has more battle honours than Warspite. While this book looks at the lives of all eight vessels to bear the name (between 1596 and the 1990s), it concentrates on the truly...


Surviving Fighter Aircraft of World War Two: Fighters

by Don Berliner

This is a guide to the existing WWII aircraft to be found in aviation museums throughout the world. Each DPS contains a colour photo of an example of the aircraft as viewed in an aviation museum, examples of...


Operation Plunder Rhine Crossing: The British & Canadian Operations

by Tim Saunders

By late March 1945, Second British Army and Ninth US Army were poised to carry out an assault crossing of the Rhine. In the British part of the operations, Montgomery's best assault divisions were assembled...


Dinghy Drop: 279 Squadron RAF 1941-1946

by Tom Docherty

September 1941 approval was given for the formation of two long-range Air-Sea Rescue squadrons. No 279 Squadron was formed at Bircham Newton in Norfolk. In the period leading up to the formation of the squadron...


Bridge at Remagan: 9th Armoured Infantry Division

by Andrew Rawson

In Spring 1945 one final hurdle faced the American and British Armies under Ike's supreme command - the Rhine. This mighty river was literally the last ditch for the defence of Hitler's Germany. Crossing it...


Awards of the George Cross, 1940-2009

by John Frayn Turner

Early in WW2, King George VI was deeply impressed by the heroic deeds of servicemen out of the front line and civilian non-combatants in acts connected with the war such as bomb disposal and rescues after air...


100 Group (Bomber Support): RAF Bomber Command in World War II

by Martin Bowman

As part of the AHT series, the airfields and interest in this book are concentrated in a particular area - in this case Norfolk. The growing importance of the 'electronic war' in the air in 1943 caused the creation...


A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940

by William Trotter

In 1939, tiny Finland waged war-the kind of war that spawns legends-against the mighty Soviet Union, and yet their epic struggle has been largely ignored. Guerrillas on skis, heroic single-handed attacks on...


The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II

by Charles Glass

“Powerful and often startling…The Deserters offers a provokingly fresh angle on this most studied of conflicts.” --The Boston Globe

A groundbreaking history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front...