Arnhem and the Aftermath, Civilian Experiences In The Netherlands 1940-1945

The heroic battle for Arnhem by British airborne troops has overshadowed the full story of Occupation and the failure to relieve the paratroops in time to complete their initial victories. The author has provided an engaging and sympathetic narrative, supported ably by many photographs, including rare and previously unpublished images. – Most Highly Recommended

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Escape From The Third Reich, Folke Berndotte and the White Buses

The publisher has a knack of releasing military and social history books that cover subjects which have been largely neglected by others but are important histories. The story of how a Swedish count and the Swedish Red Cross managed to negotiate the release of large numbers of Nazi prisoners during the chaotic closing stages of WWII is important and moving. – Most Highly Recommended

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Britain’s Last Invasion, The Battle of Fishguard 1797

A short and ramshackled invasion attempt that is a surprising story with an important influence on British Fleet development. The author has recounted one of the little known events in British military history that had implications far beyond events at Fishguard. – Highly Recommended

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Keystone of 22 SAS, The Life and Times of Lieutenant Colonel J M (Jock) Woodhouse MBE MC

Few authoritative books have been published about the SAS and this is one of them . The author is writing, from his own direct experiences, about a member of the SAS who was a key to the formation of 22 SAS and an important part of its development as a world leading counter terrorism unit. – Highly Recommended


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Images of War, M29 Weasel, Tracked Cargo Carrier & Variants, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

A worthy addition to the extremely popular Images of War series from Pen & Sword. The author, an avid military vehicle enthusiast and award winner for vehicle restoration, provides an excellent account of the much under-reported M29 Weasel tracked cargo carrier. – Very Highly Recommended


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Images of War, M65 Atomic Cannon, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

A worthy addition to the extremely popular Images of War series from Pen & Sword. The author has delivered a beautifully researched and illustrated book covering the unique US Atomic Cannon, the apex of US heavy artillery development. – Very Highly Recommended

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Images of War, M36/M36B1 Tank Destroyer, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

A worthy addition to the extremely popular Images of War series from Pen & Sword. The author, an armour preservation specialist has delivered a beautifully researched and illustrated book, many illustrations being in full colour. – Very Highly Recommended

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The Roman Barbarian Wars, The Era Of Roman Conquest

This engaging and highly readable review of Rome’s barbarian wars is ideal for the general reader but also includes the notes and references that serious enthusiasts and academics expect. The story of Roman expansion is told extremely well with colour and passion, excitement, based on thorough research. – Most Highly Recommended

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History of Terror, Battle Of Manilla, Nadir of Japanese Barbarism, 3 February-3 March 1945

The battle to liberate Manila was an example of the extreme barbarism the Japanese considered normal behaviour. The History of Terror series has been uncovering the cruelty of war that has too frequently been forgotten. – Highly Recommended

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