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The Roman Army: A Social and Institutional History

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The Roman Army: A Social and Institutional History

Pat Southern (Community Learning Librarian, Community Learning Librarian, Trafford Library Service, Cheshire)

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Military history; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

This illustrated book offers a fascinating look at the life of the Roman soldier, drawing on Rome's rich historical record,... [more]

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The Waffen-SS: 11. to 23. Divisions

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The Waffen-SS: 11. to 23. Divisions

Gordon Williamson

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare; Special & elite forces

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In the early 1920s, a tiny group was formed within the SA to serve as Hitler's personal bodyguard. Originally labelled the... [more]

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Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War

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Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War

Robert Fisk (Middle-East correspondent of the Independent)

History; Middle Eastern history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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An account of war in our time, both as historical document and as an eyewitness testament to human savagery. This book combines... [more]

$23.95

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Achtung Panzer!

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Achtung Panzer!

Heinz Guderian

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Land forces & warfare; Military vehicles

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This is a book on the theory and practise of tank warfare. [more]

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The Persian Army, 560-330 BC

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The Persian Army, 560-330 BC

Nick Sekunda

History; General & world history; European history; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Land forces & warfare

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The antagonism between the Persian and the Greek colonies on the Ionian coast of Asia Minor began with Cyrus I and continued... [more]

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Waffen-SS: Hitler's Army at War

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Waffen-SS: Hitler's Army at War

Adrian Gilbert

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

Hardback

From an award-winning and bestselling historian, the first comprehensive military history in over fifty years of Hitler's... [more]

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

Steven J. Zaloga

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered... [more]

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Panzerartillerie: Firepower for the Panzer Divisions

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Panzerartillerie: Firepower for the Panzer Divisions

Thomas Anderson

History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles

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The German Panzerartillerie was one of the key components of the Panzer divisions that were the spearhead of the German forces... [more]

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Defying Vichy: Blood, Fear and French Resistance

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Defying Vichy: Blood, Fear and French Resistance

Robert Pike

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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A timely reappraisal of the actions and motivations of the French Resistance in Vichy France, 75 years after its undoing [more]

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Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War

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Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second...

Jonathan Fennell (King's College London)

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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Jonathan Fennell captures for the first time the true wartime experience of the ordinary soldiers from across the empire who... [more]

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Napoleon's Military Machine

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Napoleon's Military Machine

Chris McNab

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Land forces & warfare

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Looking closely at how this military machine was constructed and mobilised this book will examine all aspects of the Grande... [more]

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The History of the Panzerjager: Volume 1: Origins and Evolution 1939-42

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The History of the Panzerjager: Volume 1: Origins and Evolution 1939-42...

Thomas Anderson

History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles

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A comprehensive history of Germany's most famous fighting force, the Panzerwaffe. Focusing on the later years of World War... [more]

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Tomb of the Panzerwaffe: The Defeat of the Sixth Ss Panzer Army in Hungary 1945

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Tomb of the Panzerwaffe: The Defeat of the Sixth Ss Panzer Army in Hungary...

Aleksei Isaev, Maksim Kolomiets

History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns; Tanks & military land vehicles

Paperback

In this book, the major defeat suffered by the Wehrmacht in the Lake Balaton area of Hungary, has been described and analyzed... [more]

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Barbarossa 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire

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Barbarossa 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire

Frank Ellis

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's plan for invading the Soviet Union, has by now become a familiar tale of overreach, with the... [more]

$54.95

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T-90 Standard Tank: The First Tank of the New Russia

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T-90 Standard Tank: The First Tank of the New Russia

Steven J. Zaloga

History; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles

Paperback

In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to... [more]

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Gebirgsjager vs Soviet Sailor: Arctic Circle 1942-44

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Gebirgsjager vs Soviet Sailor: Arctic Circle 1942-44

David Greentree

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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In 1941-44, Nazi Germany's Gebirgsjager - elite mountain troops - clashed repeatedly with land-based units of the Soviet Navy... [more]

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The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70

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The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70

Thomas L. Whigham

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

Paperback

In 1864 the capture of Brazilian steamer the MarquAs de Olinda initiated South America's most significant war. Thousands of... [more]

$100.95

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Armies of the Greek-Italian War 1940-41

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Armies of the Greek-Italian War 1940-41

Phoebus Athanassiou

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In October 1940 an Italian army some 200,000 strong invaded Greece across its largely undefended border with Albania. Although... [more]

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M113 APC 1960-75: US, ARVN, and Australian variants in Vietnam

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M113 APC 1960-75: US, ARVN, and Australian variants in Vietnam

Jamie Prenatt

History; Vietnam War; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles

Paperback

The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armoured vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple 'battlefield taxi',... [more]

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Tiger

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Tiger

Thomas Anderson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

One of the most feared weapons of World War II, the Tiger tank was a beast of a machine which dominated the battlefields of... [more]

$34.99

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The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions and India, 1902-1945

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The Imperial Army Project: Britain and the Land Forces of the Dominions...

Douglas E. Delaney (Professor of History, Royal Military College of Canada)

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Colonialism & imperialism; Military history; Land forces & warfare

Hardback

This book reveals the method by which the British army organized their land forces throughout the empire to make an army of... [more]

$174.95

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Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier: South Africa 1880-1902

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Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier: South Africa 1880-1902

Ian Knight

History; African history; Boer Wars; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

Paperback

Waged across an inhospitable terrain which varied from open African savannah to broken mountain country and arid semi-desert,... [more]

$32.99

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The Red Army and the Second World War

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The Red Army and the Second World War

Alexander Hill (University of Calgary)

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

In a definitive new account of the Soviet Union at war, Hill charts the development, successes and failures of the Red Army... [more]

$45.95

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Early US Armor: Tanks 1916-40

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Early US Armor: Tanks 1916-40

Steven J. Zaloga

History; Military history; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles

Paperback

A highly illustrated history of the United States Army s first tanks from 1916 to the outbreak of World War II, which will... [more]

$21.99

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The Modern Russian Army 1992-2016

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The Modern Russian Army 1992-2016

Mark Galeotti

History; Military history; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

A full history of Russia s army since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. It will appeal to students of modern security... [more]

$29.99

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