Books by Publisher: Wharncliffe Books

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

    By David Lister

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    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...

    Goodwood: Over the Battlefield

    By Ian Daglish

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...

    Swift Justice: The Supermarine Swift - Low-level Reconnaissance Fighter

    By Nigel Walpole

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    The Supermarine Swift was rushed into service with the RAF during 1954 to become Britains first second-generation jet fighter. In this role it was not deemed a success and has been burdened with a bad reputation since that time. It eventually found a vital role as a low-level short-range reconnaissance...

    The Operators: On the Streets with Britain\'s Most Secret Service

    By James Rennie

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    The Operators of 14 Company are Britain's most effective weapon against international terrorism. The selection process is one of the most physically, intellectually and emotionally demanding in the world. This is the story of some of the most hair-raising military operations ever conducted in Britain.

    Not Ordinary Men: The Story of the Battle of Kohima

    By John Colvin

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    Having driven the British and Indian Forces out of Burma in 1942, General Mutaguchi, Commanding the 15th Japanese Army, was obsessed by the conquest of India. In 1944 the British 14th Army, under its commander General Slim, drew back to the Imphal Plain, before Mutaguchi's impending offensive. To the north,...

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