Walcheren to Waterloo, The British Army in the Low Countries During The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars

A story of early failures, famous reforms by the Duke of York, and spectacular success. The British have always been nervous of standing armies, leading to poorly funded small armies that face much larger armies of tyrants. – Most Highly Recommended

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From The First Recorded Battle To The Twenty-First Century, A Military History of China

The author has succeeded in covering the four thousand years of Chinese military history without missing any major event. This new book is very ably supported by a great many maps and covers the military achievements of China. – Very Highly Recommended

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The First Contest for North America, 1689-1697, King William’s War

The reign of King William and Queen Mary has been strangely neglected when it was the pivotal point in the development of the British Empire and the dominance at sea of the Royal Navy. This new book corrects the omission with a stylish review of what could be described as the first global war. – Very Highly Recommended

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In Action With Destroyers 1939-1945, The Wartime Memoirs of Commander J A J Dennis DSC RN

This edited autobiography provides dramatic insight into the war at sea and the life in destroyers. The author produced a superbly written and exciting account of his service in destroyers during WWII, including command of Valorous and Tetcott. – Much Recommended

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The Second World War Explained

The enormous catalogue of books about every aspect of World War Two provides unparalleled information about a major war, but what was lacking was a single book that attempted to explain the conflict in overview. The author has produced a very readable overview to correct this deficiency. – Outstanding, Much Recommended

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Yank and Rebel Rangers, Special Operations in the American Civil War

The author, a decorated US Army Ranger, has produced an outstanding review of Civil War Special Forces. The term Special Forces has come to encompass all highly trained special operations units from the British Commandos in 1940, but Special Forces go back through history to the ancient civilizations and were an important element during the American Civil War. – Very Highly Recommended

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The Falklands War There and Back Again, The Story of Naval Party 8901

A story that could have come out of the Napoleonic Wars, the Seven Years War and a host of other outstanding British military successes. The Argentine Junta thought the Falklands could be invaded without opposition and they were very, very wrong. – Most Highly Recommended

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