War & defence operations

    Exodus Burma

    By Felicity Goodall

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    Here diaries, letters and official documents have been drawn on to bring to life this shocking episode in the British Empire's history. Felicity Goodall has retraced the routes taken by these refugees, her travels adding empathy and understanding to the story of those forced to flee battlefield Burma.

    The Improbable Victory: The Campaigns, Battles and Soldiers of the American Revolution, 1775-83: In Association with The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

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    The American Revolution reshaped the political map of the world, and led to the birth of the United States of America. Yet these outcomes could have scarcely been predicted when the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. American rebel forces were at first largely a poorly trained, inexperienced...

    Nurses of Passchendaele

    By Christine E. Hallett

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    Nurses of Passchendaele faithfully recounts the experiences of nurses working behind the Ypres Salient in one of the most intense and prolonged casualty evacuation processes in the history of modern warfare.

    Shanghai and Nanjing 1937

    By Benjamin Lai

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    From 1931, China and Japan had been embroiled in a number of small-scale conflicts that had seen vast swathes of territory being occupied by the Japanese. On 7 July 1937, the Japanese engineered the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, which led to the fall of Beijing and Tianjin and the start...

    Desert War

    By Alan Moorehead

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    Alan Moorehead was a peerless war correspondent who covered the entire war in North Africa from 1940-1943. The trilogy of books he wrote on the prolonged battles between Montgomery's Eighth Army and Rommel's Afrika Corps immediately drew universal acclaim, and remains an epic account as extraordinary now as it was...

    Marine Corps Tank Battles in Korea

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    Employing detailed and vivid accounts from veteran tankers, this book details every Marine tank action in the Korean War, from the valiant defense at Pusan and the bitter battles of the Chosin Reservoir, to the grinding and bloody stalemate along the Jamestown Line.

    Iasi-Kishinev Operation, 20-29 August 1944

    By Richard Harrison

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    The Iasi-Kishinev Operation, 20-29 August 1944: The Red Army's Summer Offensive into the Balkans details the Soviet preparation and conduct of the Red Army's massive offensive into Romania in the summer of 1944. The seventh of the ten strategic operations conducted by the Soviet armed forces that year, the operation...

    Road to Passchendaele

    By Richard Van Emden

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    A vibrant and detailed account on the events at Passchendaele.

    Objective Saint-Lo

    By Georges Bernage

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    Day-by-day account of the battle for Saint-Lo, one of the key cities to the opening of the Falaise Gap, which ultimately allowed Allied forces to expel German forces from northern France.

    Cassel and Hazebrouck 1940

    By Jerry Murland

    Paperback £10.25

    Dunkirk remains a hugely popular subject area.

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