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  • Canadian Forces in World War II (Men-at-Arms)

    Canada was the first Commonwealth country to send troops to Britain in 1939. During 1939-45 hundreds of thousands of Canadians - more than 40 per cent of the male population between the ages of 18 and 45, and virtually all of them volunteers - enlisted. Canadians fought with tragic courage at Hong Kong and Dieppe; with growing strength and confidence in Sicily, Italy and Normandy; and finally provided an entire Army for the liberation of NW Europe. This concise account of an extraordinary national effort in the cause of freedom is supported by ...

    • ASIN: 1841763020

  • The Medieval Soldier: 15th Century Campaign Life Recreated in Colour Photographs

    In a dazzling series of some 270 specially posed photographs, the authors recreate the fighting men of the High Middle Ages set in their 15th century environment. Noblemen and armoured knights, officers and halbardiers, artillery and handgunners, archers and crossbowmen, ladies and camp-followers are placed in realistic outdoor settings and historic interiors in Britain and continental Europe....

    • ASIN: 1859150365

  • Sex, Soldiers and the South Pacific, 1939-45: Queer Identities in Australia in the Second World War (Genders and Sexualities in History)

    Sex, Soldiers and the South Pacific, 1939-45 explores the queer dynamics of war across Australia and forward bases in the south seas. It examines relationships involving Allied servicemen, civilians and between the legal and medical fraternities that sought to regulate and contain expressions of homosex in and out of the forces....

    • ASIN: 1137365137

  • The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy)

    From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American RevolutionRick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other superb books about World War II, has long been admired for his deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative histories. Now he turns his attention to a new war, and in the initial volume of the Revolution Trilogy he recounts the first twenty-one months of America’s violent war for independence. From the battles at Lexington a...

    • ASIN: 1627790438

  • A Teenager's War: The true story of an 18 year old lad from Huddersfield fighting during WW2 in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany with the 5th Black Watch, 51st Highland Division

    This book is a tribute to my Uncle Jim, Private James Watson 14428202 5th Black Watch, 51st Highland Division. All the stories are true as they are based on War Records, Soldiers Diaries, conversations with Veterans of 51st Highland Division and family and friends. You can learn more about the Black Watch at www.theblackwatch.co.uk. The Black Watch Museum is housed in the dramatic and historic Balhousie Castle. The Castle is set in its own beautiful gardens and grounds. A visit to this ancestral home of The Black Watch brings this glorious Regi...

    • ASIN: 1861511272

  • Out of the Depths of Hell: A Soldier's Story of Life and Death in Japanese Hands

    When a young Scottish gunner, John McEwan, sailed down the Clyde in Summer 1942, he little realised what horrors lay in front of him.

    • ASIN: 085052668X
    • Brand: Brand: Leo Cooper
    • UPC: 978085052668

  • Frontsoldaten: The German Soldier in World War II

    Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers.I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz provides the definitive account of the everyday war of the German front soldier. The personal documents of these soldiers, most from the Russian front, where the majority of German infantrymen saw servic...

    • ASIN: 0813109434

  • Blood, Oil and the Axis: The Allied Resistance Against a Fascist State in Iraq and the Levant, 1941

    The riveting story of the unlikely coalition of individuals who prevented the Axis from obtaining an abundant supply of oil and absorbing an army of 50,000 into their own, turning the tide of WWII in the Middle EastSpring 1941 was a high point for the Axis war machine. Western Europe was conquered; southeastern Europe was falling, Great Britain on its heels; and Rommel’s Afrika Korps was freshly arrived to drive on the all-important Suez Canal.In Blood, Oil and the Axis, historian John Broich tells the story of Iraq and the Levant during this...

    • ASIN: 1468313991
    • Brand: Abrams Books

  • A Homeland Denied: In the Footsteps of a Polish POW

    A Homeland Denied follows the horrific journey of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Warsaw University student whose peaceful life was changed dramatically and with far reaching consequences that fateful day of 1st September, 1939.From imprisonment in the notorious Kozelsk prison to the forced labor camp in the Siberian Arctic Circle, the compelling story pulls the reader into a world of suffering and brutality it would be impossible to imagine. Forced to dig runways in temperatures as low as—50oC while under constant threat from sadistic guards, it...

    • ASIN: 1849952647

  • The Mighty Eighth in WWII (Airfields S)

    In May 1942, five months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the first airplanes and crews of the newly formed Eighth U.S. Army Air Force arrived in Britain. Over the next two years their numbers swelled to a massive and powerful force of bombers and fighters described by one USAAF General as ‘the greatest striking force the world has ever known’.They occupied no less than 67 airfields in England and added a huge offensive capability to RAF Bomber Command. The Americans were dedicated to high altitude precision bombing in close formation and...

    • ASIN: B00N3WZ2PK

  • Hitler's Paratrooper: The Life and Battles of Rudolf Witzig

    Rudolf Witzig entered the history books as the heroic captor of Belgium’s supposedly impregnable fortress Eben Emael in May 1940 – the first time that glider-borne troops were used in the war. To many people, he is also known as the commander of the battle group that fired the first shots of the Tunisian campaign.Remarkably, next to nothing has been written about him as an individual. This biography, completed with the full support of Witzig’s widow and son, is a comprehensive history of the man and also provides important new detail on t...

    • ASIN: 1848325592
    • Brand: Frontline Books

  • The Lost Girls of Paris: A Novel

    A New York Times Bestseller“Fraught with danger, filled with mystery, and meticulously researched, The Lost Girls of Paris is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war.” —Lisa Wingate, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were YoursFrom the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.1946, ManhattanOne morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way ...

    • ASIN: 0778330273
    • Brand: Park Row

  • Bomb Disposal in World War Two (The National Archives)

    For this book, Chris Ransted has researched some of the lesser known events and personalities relating to the early years of Explosive Ordnance Disposal in the UK. Daring acts of cold blooded bravery, and ingenuity in the face of life threatening technical challenges, are recounted throughout the book.Included are numerous previously unpublished accounts and photographs that describe the disarming of German bombs, parachute mines, and even allied bombs found at aircraft crash sites. In addition, the book contains the most comprehensive account ...

    • ASIN: 1526715651

  • Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945

    Field Marshal Viscount Slim (1891-1970) led shattered British forces from Burma to India in one of the lesser-known but more nightmarish retreats of World War II. He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked. His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma.The first edition of Defeat Into Victory , published in 1956, was an immediate sensation selling 20,000 copies within a few days. This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W...

    • ASIN: 0815410220
    • Brand: Cooper Square Press

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  • Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier - eBook

    [Illustrated with over two hundred and sixty maps, photos and portraits, of the battles, individuals and places involved in the Crimean War]Thomas Faughnan served in the 6th Royal Regiment, now the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, during

    • UPC: 374263438

  • Tommy's Story: The Life Experience of a Salford Man, A British Soldier of World War Two. - eBook

    Tommy's story begins in an impoverished Salford of a bygone time. It follows Tommy through his childhood and youth. This leads into the main part of the story about Tommy's experiences as a British soldier

    • UPC: 954189421

  • Great War Tommy Owners' Workshop Manual : The British soldier 1914-18 (all models) - An insight into the uniform, equipment, weaponry and lifestyle of the British Great War soldier

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    • UPC: 107244094

  • Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier (Illustrated Edition)

    Sergeant Faughnan served for twenty-one years with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Royal Regiment. This account of his life and travels, including the part he played during the Crimean War, is reprinted from the third edition

    • UPC: 972042379

  • The Story Of A Soldier’s Life Vol. II - eBook

    Few men in the Victorian Age achieved the stature of Field Marshal Garnet Wolesley, a dedicated soldier, man of foresight and vision, colonial administrator and up holder of the Pax Britannica from India to Africa.Viscount

    • UPC: 842971215

  • The Story Of A Soldier’s Life Vol. I - eBook

    Few men in the Victorian Age achieved the stature of Field Marshal Garnet Wolesley, a dedicated soldier, man of foresight and vision, colonial administrator and up holder of the Pax Britannica from India to Africa.Viscount

    • UPC: 504655290

  • Hodson Of Hodson’s Horse Or Twelve Years Of A Soldier’s Life In India [Illustrated Edition] - eBook

    [Illustrated with over one hundred maps, photos and portraits, of the battles, individuals and places involved in the Indian Mutiny]The Letters and memoirs of the ferocious leader of cavalry Major William Hodson, whose exploits, deeds

    • UPC: 991535391

  • Narrative of the Life and Suffering of William B. Lighton. (Minister of the Gospel.) Who Was a Soldier, Bound for Life in the British Army and in Which Is Contained an Account of Its Character, and the Barbarous Method Practised in Punishing Their Soldiers

    Narrative of the Life and Suffering of William B. Lighton. (Minister of the Gospel.) Who Was a Soldier, Bound for Life in the British Army and in Whic Height : 0.56 In Length : 9.00

    • UPC: 186150415

  • Tommy's Story: The Life Experience of a Salford Man, A British Soldier of World War Two.

    Tommy's Story: The Life Experience of a Salford Man, A British Soldier of World War

    • UPC: 219344223

  • Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier : An Autobiography

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as

    • UPC: 278657659

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