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Almost a century has passed since the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918. Of all the soldiers who went through that hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old uniforms kept in attics are all that is left. Thanks to a collection of more than ten thousand documents,...
By Tom Cooper
The Iran-Iraq War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th Century and accidentally created the current nightmare of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism. There have been many books on the conflict but this is the first detailed military history using materials from both sides, as well as materials obtained from...
So little is known about the weapons, uniforms and living conditions of World War II Japanese soldiers Heitai, these almost undisputed conquerors who operated throughout East Asia during the conflict. Through this magnificently illustrated book, the reader can finally have a glimpse into the personal possessions of the soldiers of...
"Union surgeon James Dana Benton witnessed firsthand the suffering and death brought about by the ghastly wounds, infections, and diseases that wreaked havoc to both the Union and Confederate armies. A native of New York, Dr. Benton penned a series of letters throughout the war to his family relating his...
Instruments of Battle: The Fighting Drummers and Buglers of the British Army from the Late 17th Century to the Present Day
By James Tanner
The colourful history of the drum and bugle in the British army, showing their tactical use on the battlefield and the social history of the men themselves.
A gripping account of Japan's great raid on the Indian Ocean in 1942, when seemingly unstoppable, they advanced on Ceylon now Sri Lanka, an action that could have threatened wholesale defeat for the British, and which Churchill described as 'the most dangerous moment of the war'.
Four days before his 22nd birthday, George Peto was one of the first wave of Marines to land on Peleliu in the Pacific. Despite his age he was already a combat veteran and this is his wild and remarkable memoir.