Warfare & defence

    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...

    Narvik and the Allies

    By Evan McGilvray

    Paperback £15.63

    This work is about the co-operation between the Allies in Norway between April and June 1940 by initially considering the military-politics of the period August 1939 until the German invasion of Norway in April 1940. Much of the work examines the role of the Independent Podhalian Rifle Brigade and its...

    Captives of War

    By Clare Makepeace

    Hardback £29.49

    This study reveals the experiences and emotional lives of British prisoners of war in Germany and Italy during the Second World War.

    For the Love of the Navy

    By Ray Hamilton

    Hardback £8.45

    From magnificent vessels like the Tudor warship Mary Rose and the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, to the naval heroes and dramatic sea battles that make up the British Navy's illustrious history, and looking at the remarkable people who serve in her ranks today, this fascinating miscellany celebrates the oldest...

    Passchendaele

    By Nick Lloyd

    Paperback £8.45

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER 'A timely re-appraisal . . . a masterpiece' General Lord Richard Dannatt The Third Battle of Ypres was a 'lost victory' for the British Army in 1917. Between July and November 1917, in a small corner of Belgium, more than 500,000 men were killed...

    Social Theory for Social Work

    By Christopher Thorpe

    Paperback £24.53

    Trying to understand how the world looks through the eyes of different individuals and groups and how it shapes the ways they think and act is something social workers do all the time. It is what social theorists do too. This book identifies and explains in a highly accessible manner...

    The RAF at 100: A Century in Photographs

    By Mirrorpix

    Hardback £10.25

    Celebrating a century of the world's oldest independent air force, The RAF at 100 showcases vivid and evocative images from the Mirrorpix archive that trace the story of the RAF from its earliest days through wartime and peacetime and into the modern age.

    Churchill and Fisher

    By Barry Gough

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    A brilliant study of leadership under crisis

    Armageddon and Paranoia

    By Rodric Braithwaite

    Hardback £17.46

    In 1945, the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and old ideas of warfare came to an end. This book tells how the power of the atom was harnessed to produce weapons capable of destroying human civilisation. There were few villains in the story. On both sides of the Iron...

    MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

    By István Toperczer

    Paperback £10.85

    Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force VPAF received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy...

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