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    Lutzen and Bautzen: Napoleon\'s Spring Campaign of 1813

    By George Nafziger

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    One army lost in the Russian winter, Napoleon raised another to keep his grip on Europe. A tired Russian Army and a raw Prussian force marched to meet him. 'Lutzen and Bautzen' is a detailed and masterful study of a misunderstood and little covered campaign. Yet it was a war...

    Disputed Earth: Geology and Trench Warfare on the Western Front 1914-18

    By Peter Doyle

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    Geology controls the outcome of battle, and no more so than during the trench warfare of the Great War; this new book by expert Peter Doyle, takes us through the details.

    The Invasion of Sicily

    By Jon Diamond

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    Op HUSKY was a vast and daring multi-national amphibious and air landing. The dramatic story is told in well-researched text and superb images true Images of War style.

    African Kaiser

    By Robert Gaudi

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    If all military histories were as thrilling and well written as 'African Kaiser', I might give up reading fiction. - Washington Post

    Twenty-Two on Peleliu

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    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.


    By Alexandra Churchill

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    2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the 3rd Battle of Ypres. In 'Passchendaele: 103 Days in Hell,' Alexandra Churchill, with Andrew Holmes and Jonathan Dyer, explains this pivotal engagement using 103 personal stories of men who fought in it. Using a unique method that draws extensively on both official military...

    Hero of the Empire

    By Candice Millard

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    'Thrilling, tremendously enjoyable' The New York Times 'A nail-biting escape story' Financial Times At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill already believed he was destined for greatness. This is the incredible story of how one incredible year in Churchill's life - an adventure involving war in South Africa, imprisonment, endurance...

    Under the Devil's Eye

    By Simon Moody

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    A new and overdue definitive study of the British involvement in the largely ignored Salonika Campaign from the military angle.

    Texans at Antietam: A Terrible Clash of Arms, September 16-17, 1862

    By Philip McBride

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    The Texans from Hood's Texas Brigade and other regiments who fought at the Battle of Antietam described their experiences of the battle in personal diaries, interviews, newspaper articles, letters, and speeches. Their words provide a fascinating and harrowing account of the battle, and, for the first time, their stories are...

    Model Occupation

    By Madeleine Bunting

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    In piecing together the fragments left behind - from the love affairs between island women and German soldiers, the betrayals and black marketeering, to the individual acts of resistance - Madeleine Bunting has brought this uncomfortable episode of British history into full view with spellbinding clarity.

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