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  1. The Second World War

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    The period from 1939 to 1945 saw some of the most devastating and remarkable events in living memory. Labouring beneath a daily burden of fear, sacrifice, deprivation and uncertainty, soldiers and civilians...
  2. French Foreign Légionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent

    CBT 36 Paperback Published 20 Sep 2018
    The French Indochina War (1946-54) was the largest of the first generation of post-World War II wars of decolonization as Vietminh insurgents sought to topple their French colonial masters. It was also...
  3. The Etruscans

    ELI 223 Paperback Published 20 Sep 2018
    Ancient Rome had deep roots in the 'Villanovan' culture that we call today the Etruscans. Their long-lived civilization can be traced to 900-750 BC in north-west Italy. They were a sea-faring people trading...
  4. The Luger

    WPN 64 Paperback Published 20 Sep 2018
    Patented in 1898 and produced from 1900, Georg Luger's iconic semi-automatic pistol became synonymous with Germany's armed forces throughout both world wars. Initially chambered for the 7.65×21mm...
  5. Otto Skorzeny

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny became a legend in his own time. ‘Hitler's favourite commando' acquired a reputation as a man of daring, renowned for his audacious 1943 mission to extricate...
  6. Forts

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    Ever since humans began to live together in settlements they have felt the need to organise some kind of defence against potentially hostile neighbours. Many of the earliest city states were built as walled...
  7. British Ironclads 1860–75

    NVG 262 Paperback Published 20 Sep 2018
    In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad - a warship built from wood, but whose hull was clad in a protective layer of iron plate. Britain,...
  8. Operation Linebacker II 1972

    ACM Paperback Published 20 Sep 2018
    After the failed April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam and the heavy US tactical bombing raids in the Hanoi area, the North Vietnamese agreed to return to the Paris peace talks, yet very quickly these negotiations...
  9. Day of the Rangers

    GNM Hardback Published 20 Sep 2018
    On October 3, 1993, Task Force Ranger was dispatched to seize two high-profile lieutenants of a Somali warlord. Special Forces troops were transported by ground vehicles and helicopters, and the mission...
  10. Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568–1648

    NVG 263 Paperback Published 20 Sep 2018
    The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting and winning the Eighty Years' War, from 1568 and 1648. In this long conflict,...

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