Books by Publisher: Shire Publications

    Russia\'s Last Gasp: The Eastern Front 1916-17

    By Prit Buttar

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    Despite the increasingly futile, bloody struggles for territory that had characterised the Eastern Front the previous year, the German and Austro-Hungarian commands held high hopes for 1916. After the success of the 1915 Gorlice-Tarnow Offensive, which had driven Russia out of Galicia and Poland, Germany was free to renew its...

    At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy 1944-45

    Paperback £10.25

    As the Allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast international army of 12 different nationalities had to break through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched...

    Bolt Action: Campaign: New Guinea

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    Viking Warrior vs Anglo-Saxon Warrior

    By Gareth Williams

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    In the two centuries before the Norman invasion of England, Anglo-Saxon and Viking forces clashed repeatedly in bloody battles across the country. Repeated Viking victories in the 9th century led to their settlement in the north of the country, but the tide of war ebbed and flowed until the final...

    Railway Guns of World War I

    By Marc Romanych

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    World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any other conflict. Designed to...

    Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 1: Piedmont and the Two Sicilies

    By Gabriele Esposito

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    In the 1840s, post-Napoleonic Italy was 'a geographical expression' - not a country, but a patchwork of states, divided between the Austrian-occupied north, and a Spanish-descended Bourbon monarchy, who ruled the south from Naples. Two decades later, it was a nation united under a single king and government, thanks largely...

    British Battle Tanks: British-Made Tanks of World War II

    By David Fletcher

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    A highly illustrated history of the development and operation of the first British tanks, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of their introduction, during World War I.

    Dracula's America: Shadows of the West

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    It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America. In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. The Count's thralls assassinated President Lincoln and his entire administration in a single night and, in the ensuing...

    Whispers Across the Atlantick

    By David Smith

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    General William Howe was the commander-in-chief of the British forces during the early campaigns of the American Revolutionary War 1775-1783. Howe evoked passionate reactions in the people he worked with - his men loved him, his second-in-command detested him, his enemies feared him, his political masters despaired of him. There...

    A-6 Intruder Units 1974-96

    By Rick Morgan

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    In the three decades following Vietnam, the veteran A-6 Intruder remained the most powerful strike aircraft available to the US Navy and Marine Corps. Engaged in operations over Cambodia, Lebanon and Libya during the 1970s and 80s, the A-6 maintained its reputation as the 'Main Battery' of carrier aviation, remaining...

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