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  • Machine-Guns and the Great War

    by Paul Cornish ...
    An in-depth study of how these direct fire weapons were actually employed on the battlefields and their true place in the armory of World War I.The machine-gun is one of the iconic weapons of the Great War—indeed of the twentieth century. Yet it is also one of the most misunderstood. During a four-year war that generated unprecedented casualties, the machine-gun stood out as a key weapon. In the ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Machine-Guns and the Great War

    by Paul Cornish ...
    The machine-gun is one of the iconic weapons of the Great War – indeed of the twentieth century. Yet it is also one of the most misunderstood. During a four-year war that generated unprecedented casualties, the machine-gun stood out as a key weapon. In the process it took on an almost legendary status that persists to the present day. It shaped the tactics of the trenches, while simultaneously ... Read more

    $6.29 USD

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  • Invasion

    The Alternative History of the German Invasion of England, July 1940

    The WWII historian’s bracingly accurate analysis of what might have happened if Hitler ordered Operation Sea Lion to breech the shores of England.In June 1940, German troops gathered just across the English Channel, poised for the invasion of Britain. With France defeated and Britain cowed, Hitler seemed ready for his greatest gamble. In this compelling alternative history, the Germans launch the ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • With Wings Like Eagles

    A History of the Battle of Britain

    by Michael Korda ...
    “[With Wings Like Eagles is] bold and refreshing… Korda writes with great elegance and flair.”—Wall Street JournalFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Ike and Horse People, Michael Korda, comes With Wings Like Eagles, the harrowing story of The Battle of Britain, one of the most important battles of World War II. In the words of the Washington Post Book World, “With Wings Like Eagles is a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Allies Strike Back, 1941–1943

    by James Holland ...
    series The War in the West
    Volume two in this “expert, anecdote-filled, thoroughly entertaining” history of WWII follows The Rise of Germany as the Allied forces turn the tides (Kirkus).James Holland’s The Rise of Germany, the first volume in his War in the West trilogy, was widely praised for his impeccable research and lively narrative. Covering the dawn of World War II, it ended at a point when the Nazi war machine ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Tank Men

    'I thought Tank Men was a triumph ...it is a really fine piece of work' - Richard Holmes'Some of the eye witness accounts Kershaw has collected for this comprehensive review of tank warfare have the power to chill the reader to the bone. This is warfare at the sharp end' --NOTTINGHAM EVENING POSTThe First World War saw the birth of an extraordinary fighting machine that has fascinated three ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Churchill's Secret Defence Army

    Resisting the Nazi Invader

    by Arthur Ward ...
    By the spring of 1940, the phoney war suddenly became very real. In April Hitler's forces, invaded Norway and a month later began their assault on France and the Low Countries. The Anglo/French allies were routed. The British escaped to fight another day after evacuating the bulk of their armies at Dunkirk. When on 10 May Winston Churchill became Prime Minister he soon discovered that the nation's ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Hitler’s Armies

    A history of the German War Machine 1939–45

    by Chris McNab ...
    The definitive work on Hitler's war machine charting its evolution from the formidable force which won stunning victories during the Blitzkrieg in 1940, to the hard campaigns it fought in the deserts of North Africa and the frozen wastelands of the Soviet Union to the eventual retreat to the Fatherland itself. Drawing upon Osprey Publishing's unique archive, this volume expertly weaves together ... Read more

    $24.59 USD

  • Second World War Infantry Tactics

    The European Theatre

    The 'poor bloody infantry' do the dirty front-line work of war. It bears the brunt of the fighting and often suffers disproportionately in combat in comparison with the other armed forces. Yet the history of infantry tactics is too rarely studied and often misunderstood. Stephen Bull, in this in-depth account, concentrates on the fighting methods of the infantry of the Second World War. He focuses ... Read more

    $9.59 USD

  • Hitler's Tank Killer

    Sturmgeschütz at War, 1940–1945

    by Hans Seidler ...
    series Images of War
    Sturmgeschtz III was originally designed as an assault weapon, but as war progressed it was increasingly used in a defensive role and evolved into an assault gun and tank destroyer. By 1943 its main role was providing anti-tank support to the units in its area of operation. This consequently led to many StuGs being destroyed in battle. Nonetheless they were very successful as tank killers and ... Read more

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  • Battle Story: Arnhem 1944-45

    series Battle Story
    What truly happened at one of the most iconic battles of World War II When we think of Arnhem we think of A Bridge Too Far and a sky full of parachutes dropping the Allies into the Netherlands. Beyond these images, this was one of the most complex and strategically important operations of the war. Operation Market Garden was devised to give the Allies the opportunity to bypass the German Siegfried ... Read more

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  • D-Day: The Decision to Launch

    A Selection from D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (Penguin Tracks)

    by Antony Beevor ...
    The little-known drama of the last-minute decision to launch the invasion of Normandy—excerpted from the internationally bestselling D-Day: The Battle for NormandyIn D-Day: The Decision to Launch, excerpted from Antony Beevor’s bestselling book D-Day: The Battle for Normandy, readers get the little-known story of how the difficult decision was made to launch the Allied invasion of France on June 6 ... Read more

    $1.99 USD