The Armies of the Past Series has set new standards in the study of ancient armies. The Romans discovered that the barbarian Celts were much more than the savages they expected and this new book provides the reasons – Very Highly Recommended.
A best selling aviation historian poses questions and provides some answers about the great mysteries of 1940. The Germans controlled the Western coastline from Norway’s North Cape to the Spanish border, so what happened to Operation Sealion? – Highly Recommended.
This is a thought provoking book that sets Munich in perspective with Hitler and the NSDAP. The author describes how Munich became a focal point in the growth of the NSDAP under Adolf Hitler. – Highly Recommended.
The author, a former graduate of the RAF College, offers a Centennial Celebration history of the college . This book provides a well-researched history of one of the World’s premier military academies. – Highly Recommended.
The author has developed a reputation for authoritative histories of the British Intelligence Services with unusual access to their records. This book charts the development of MI6 from 1909 to 1945, during which period it faced the task of gathering information through an arms race and two World Wars. – Most Highly Recommended.
Three leading US military historians collaborate to produce a fresh review of the wider actions on the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbour. This is an original review of the attack with fresh insight and many rare photographs. – Most Highly Recommended.
This is one of the most important memoirs of WWII. Guy Gibson will always be remembered for leading the daring raid on the German Ruhr dams with a unique special bomb, but his illustrated memoirs cover so much more and provide a very important view into the life of pilots and commanders of RAF Bomber Command. – Most Highly Recommended.
The Battleground Series has become extremely popular, combining thoroughly researched text, great photos and other images, all at a very low price. Gallipoli was a tragedy for many reasons but it was also a battleground where soldiers, airmen and sailors fought with determination and great courage. – Very Highly Recommended.
The new Frontline Books series offers great images, concise insightful text, at a low price. The Battle of Midway was the start of the fight back that destroyed the Japanese navy and its aviation, ending in Japanese defeat. – Very Highly Recommended.
The first decade of aviation saw France in a commanding position, but this advantage was steadily lost to other nations. This new book provides a fine selection of rare images from the golden years of French aviation. – Very Highly Recommended.