Warfare & defence

    World War 1 Diaries of Thomas Cheshire

    By Malcolm Channon

    Paperback £9.99

    This book is a transcript of diaries, letters and recollections all written by Thomas Cheshire during the Great War. Thomas Allen Cheshire was born in Crewe in Cheshire in 1889. He served under the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and was 25 when he started writing letters and diaries from the...

    Victory Without Peace

    By William N. Still

    Hardback £68.49

    Victory Without Peace concentrates on the U.S. Navy in European and NearEastern waters during the post-World War I era. As participants in theVersailles peace negotiations, the Navy was charged with executing the navalterms of the Armistice as well as preserving stability and peace. U.S. warshipswere deploying into the Near East,...

    For Queen and Company

    By John Young

    Paperback £14.43

    The story of those Irishmen who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in The Indian Mutiny, and some other equally interesting characters.

    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.

    Gallipoli

    Hardback £29.46

    Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the...

    Glory of the Empires 1880-1914

    By Wendell Schollander

    Hardback £32.46

    An unprecedented and fully illustrated study of every regimental uniform of the five most powerful empires of the period.

    Other Side of the Wire Volume 3

    By Ralph Whitehead

    Hardback £35.46

    Volume 3 carries the story of the XIV Reserve Corps through the momentous Battle of the Somme and into 1917 - a period of transition for the German Army. The old tactics and strategy of trench warfare would undergo great changes, as the German Army was transformed from a military...

    Canadian Soldier

    By Lawrence Brown

    Paperback Save £0.14 = £6.36

    Almost a century has passed since the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918. Of all the soldiers who went through that hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old uniforms kept in attics are all that is left. Thanks to a collection of more than ten thousand documents,...

    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.

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