Second World War

    Japanese Anti-Submarine Aircraft in the Pacific War

    By Ryusuke Ishiguro

    Hardback £23.46

    Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.

    The Blue Arena

    By Bob Spurdle

    Paperback £7.83

    Finnish Bomber Colours 1939-1945

    By Kari Stenman

    Hardback £23.46

    Describes in detail Finnish Air Force bombers used during World War II, illustrating camouflage and markings of the aircraft obtained from the USA, Netherlands, Germany, UK and USSR.

    Heitai

    Hardback £61.86

    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...

    Doomed Before the Start Volume 2: The Allied Intervention in Norway 1940 - Evacuation and Further Naval Operations

    Hardback £20.43

    Books on the events of the early months of 1940 are dominated by the desperate fighting undertaken by the British Expeditionary Force in Northern France and Belgium following the German invasion of 10 May - and it is often overlooked that prior to this, another British Expeditionary Force was involved...

    Babushka's Journey

    By Marcel Krueger

    Hardback £17.65

    An evocative blend of past and present on the road to Stalin's labour camps

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945

    By Stephen D. Carls

    Paperback £27.92

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945 explores this age of metamorphosis within European history, an age that played a crucial role in shaping the Europe of today. Covering a wide range of topics such as religion, arts and literature, humanitarian relief during the wars, transnational feminism, and efforts to create...

    US Marine Corps Uniforms and Equipment in World War II

    By Jim Moran

    Hardback £20.46

    First ever comprehensive guide to US Marine Corps uniforms and equipment in the Second World War.

    Misdefending the Realm

    By Antony Percy

    Paperback £18.46

    It is well known that the Soviet Union successfully infiltrated the UK government in the years leading up to WW2, but until now, not quite how. Exploiting recently declassified material, Antony Percy here reveals how the USSR caught up so swiftly with Western expertise and weaponry, and so played such...

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