Books by Publisher: Leo Cooper Ltd

    Major and Mrs. Holt\'s Concise Guide to the Western Front - South: The First Battle of the Marne, the Aisne 1914, Verdun, the Somme 1916

    By Valmai Holt

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    MAJOR & MRS HOLT'S Concise, Illustrated BATTLEFIELD GUIDE TO THE WESTERN FRONT- SOUTH contains many fascinating but little-visited areas by travellers and is hoped that they will tempted further afield than the 'showcase' and sophisticatedly presented battlefields like the Somme to discover some marvellous sites. Many of them have lain...

    Fire Power: The British Army - Weapons and Theories of War, 1904-1945

    By Dominick Graham

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    This is, without doubt, the finest book about the crucial role that artillery played in the two World Wars of the Twentieth century. The authors, both former artillery officers who saw action in Word War Two, describe the development of their neglected, inadequate and class-ridden arm through the battles of...

    Die Hard, Aby!: Abraham Bevistein - The Boy Soldier Shot to Encourage the Others

    By David Lister

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Recent books, many by Pen and Sword, such as Shot At Dawn have highlighted the shocking cases of young British soldiers in the Great War being executed by their own side. All too often their trials were cursory and the evidence flimsy. This scandal has appalled right-minded people of all...

    Heroic Option: The Irish in the British Army

    By Desmond Bowen

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    It is a curious paradox that, while for many centuries there has been deep antagonism between the British and the Irish, the latter have fought the former's wars with exemplary courage and tenacity. This has never been better demonstrated than when, as a result of the Irish regiments' superb service...

    Goodwood: Over the Battlefield

    By Ian Daglish

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    For the first book in our new series Over The Battlefield, we have chosen Ian Daglish to describe the events of Operation GOODWOOD, July 1944, the dramatic attempted British armoured break-out from the Normandy bridge-head. This was the greatest armoured battle undertaken by the British during the Second World War....

    Dresden and the Heavy Bombers: An RAF Navigator\'s Perspective

    By Frank Musgrove

    Hardback £12.65

    This is the story of a young man's entry into the war in 1941 and culminates in his flying on the bombing raid to Dresden in February 1945. This is not a gung-ho account of flying with Bomber Command but neither is it a breast-beating avowal of guilt. These memoirs...

    Naseby: The Decisive Campaign

    By Glenn Foard

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    The Battle of Naseby on 14 June 1645 was a devastating victory for the New Model Army commanded by Fairfax and Cromwell. It determined the fate of Charles I and secured the future of Parliamentary democracy. In this fascinating study Glenn Foard reviews the whole Naseby campaign in unprecedented and...

    The Life and Selected Works of Rupert Brooke

    By John Frayn Turner

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Rupert Brooke's short life was filled to brimming with drama and romance. Today he is the best known of that extraordinary group of British Poets of the Great War. Tragically his life was cut short but not before he produced arguably the finest poetry of the twentieth century, the best...

    Tug of War: The Battle for Italy 1943-45

    By Dominick Graham

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    When the Allies invaded mainland Italy in 1943 they intended only a clearing-up operation to knock Italy out of the war, but Hitler ordered the German armies to defend every foot of the country. This text analyses the main battles of Salerno, Cassino, Anzio and the march on Rome.

    Kent and Sussex 1940: Britain\'s Frontline

    By Stuart Hylton

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    In June 1940, Britain's front line against the German armies was the coast of Kent and Sussex. Across the Channel, Hitler's forces gathered, preparing for invasion, as the Home Forces struggled desperately to recover from the disaster and miracle of Dunkirk. Occupation of these islands was nearer than for almost...

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