How the Navy Won the War, The Real Instrument of Victory 1914-1918

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This is an original approach to the factors leading to victory during WWI. It will cause some temperatures to rise but it is well researched and convincingly argued. A major addition to the pool of knowledge about the War-to-End-All-Wars – Most Highly Recommended

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Siege Warfare During the Hundred Years War, Once More unto the Breach

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This is a very readable and well-illustrated review of siege warfare during the late Middle Ages. This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the Middle Ages and the battles and sieges of the Hundred Years War between France and England – Most Recommended

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Panzers on the Vistula, Retreat and Rout in East Prussia 1945

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This is a translation into English of a book written by a junior signals officer in Panzer Reg.35 of his experiences in the retreat and rout of the German forces in East Prussia. The author has painted a graphic picture of the final failure of the German forces as a first hand account – Very Highly Recommended

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Images of War, 5th SS Wiking At War 1941-1945, A History of the Division, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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The SS was intended to be an all-Aryan military force but it was extended to take recruits from ‘Germanic’ occupied countries across Europe and Scandinavia. The author has presented a very capable text to accompany the extensive, rare and excellent images that have made books in this series so popular – Much Recommended

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Defeat of the Zeppelins, Zeppelin Raids and Anti-Airship Operations 1916-18

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The German Army and Navy had been working on airships in various forms but the most famous were to be the Zeppelins built for the German Navy and deployed on terror bombing. The author has presented a review of the use of Zeppelins on terror bombing raids over Britain and the technical and tactical war of air defence and aerial bombing – Much Recommended

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An Unexpected General, Caligula

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The Roman Empire produced a series of extraordinary Emperors who were remembered for their excesses. One of most extraordinary was Caligula, who is remembered for his depraved and debauched behaviour, but the author looks at his military experience – Highly Recommended

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Operation Sealion, Hitler’s Invasion Plan For Britain

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The planned invasion of the British Isles by Germany in 1940 has been much argued over the years but this book makes a convincing set of arguments based on careful research. Hitler certainly blinked first but what is less certain is whether he ever seriously expected to have to launch an invasion against a hostile British coastline – Strongly Recommended

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Cold War 1945-1991, Iran-Iraq War, The Lion of Babylon, 1980-1988

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The Cold War saw many Hot Wars as the Soviets and the US fought each other through surrogates. This series is turning into a highly successful and informative series with this new addition, expanding the important coverage of a unique war between nuclear armed opponents and their Allies – Highly Recommended

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