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Jungle Warfare. by J.P. Cross

by J P Cross

The physical conditions of jungle warfare and the closeness of contact with the enemy pose unique problems and call for special soldiering skills. Colonel John Cross, a life long Gurkha officer, has an unrivalled...


Malta: The Last Great Siege 1940-1943

by David Wragg

The strategic importance of Malta sitting astride both the Axis and Allied supply routes in the Mediterranean was obvious to both sides during WW2. As a result the Island became the focal point in a prolonged...


Luck on My Side: The Diaries and Reflections of a Young Wartime Sailor 1939-1945

by John Palmer

Sir John Palmer was at sea for virtually the entire war serving in three ships. During this time he kept a secret diary of events and his reactions and emotions which we are now proud to publish. This book vividly...


Secret Letters from the Railway: The Remarkable Record of a Japanese POW

by Charles Steel

Charles Steel took part in two military disasters - the Fall of France and the Dunkirk evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore. Shortly before the latter, he married Louise. Within days of being captured by the...


X-Planes: German Luftwaffe Prototypes 1930-1945

by Manfred Griehl

Renowned German aviation specialist Manfred Griehl has collected a unique and valuable selection of photographs of Luftwaffe projects that never made it into battle. They remained on the drawing board or at...


Battle of Britain

by John Frayn Turner

The Battle of Britain was one of the crucial conflicts in the history of civilisation. It started officially on 10 July 1940 and ended on 31 October 1940. Hitler's plans for the invasion of England were thwarted...


Tigers at Dunkirk: The Leicestershire Regiment and the Fall of France

by Matthew Richardson

In this compelling new study of the disastrous 1940 campaign in France and Flanders, Matthew Richardson reconstructs in vivid detail the British army's defeat as it was experienced by the soldiers of a single...


Walking D-Day

by Paul Reed

Paul Reed's latest battlefield walking guide covers the site of the largest amphibious invasion of all time, the first step in the Allied liberation of France and the rest of northwest Europe. The places associated...


V-Weapons Hunt: Defeating German Secret Weapons

by Roy Stanley II

The V-1 and much larger V-2 rockets added a terrifying extra dimension to the Second World War. Once launched there was little that could stop the V-1s and nothing to prevent the V-2s from reaching their targets....


Arnhem Landing Grounds & Ooste

by Frank Steer

This is the latest in the well-respected Battleground series of books, and covers a number of aspects of the battle of Arnhem. It concentrates on the landings and the desperate and legendary battle fought by...


Arctic Snow to Dust of Normandy: The Extraordinary Wartime Exploits of a Naval Special Agent

by Patrick Dalzel-Job

Very few men have a more exciting and dramatic story of their wartime activities to tell than Patrick Dalzel-Job. In 1940 using his special knowledge of North Norway's coast line he landed and moved over 10,000...


Bombs Away!: Dramatic First-Hand Accounts of British and Commonwealth Bomber Aircrew in WWII

by Martin Bowman

This is a unique selection of wide-ranging experiences of British and Commonwealth Bomber Command aircrew during World War II. Their endearing bravery and fortitude and sometimes their despondency and cynicism,...


The Devil's Doctors: Japanese Human Experiments on Allied Prisoners of War

by Mark Felton

The brutal Japanese treatment of Allied POWs in WW2 has been well documented. The experiences of British, Australian and American POWs on the Burma Railway, in the mines of Formosa and in camps across the Far...


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...


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...


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...


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.)...


Preparing for Victory: Thomas Holcomb and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps, 1936-1943

by David Ulbrich

This is the first book to examine Thomas Holcomb s crucial role as commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Great Depression and World War II. It blends biographical, institutional, and operational history...


Struggle for the Middle Sea

by Vincent O'Hara

The Mediterranean is the maritime crossroads where Europe, Asia, and Africa meet. More major naval actions were fought there than in the Atlantic or Pacific yet remarkably little has been written about the subject....


Fighting for Afghanistan: A Rogue Historian at War

by Sean M. Maloney

Sean Maloney, the first Canadian military historian to go into battle since the Korean War, brings the intensity of near-fatal experiences in southern Afghanistan to his description of events in 2006 when the...