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War & defence operations

Hardcover. In this addition to the successful "Seventy" series, a distinguished team of 26 military historians reveals the decisive conflicts that have shaped world history from the 5th century BC. Editor(s): Black, Professor Jeremy. Num Pages: 304 pages, 320 illustrations, (175 colour ). BIC Classification: HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 264 x 209 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1622.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
KRA0013666
ISBN
9780500251256
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.95

Paperback. The first of John Master's evocative memoirs about life in the Gurkhas in India on the cusp of WWII Series: Cassell Military Paperbacks. Num Pages: 320 pages, 5 Line Drawing(s). BIC Classification: 1FKAH; BGA; JWLF; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 200 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780304361564
ISBN
9780304361564
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. The "Campaign" titles provide concise accounts of the great conflicts of history, assessing each commander's strategy, and recounting the progress of the fighting using 3-D battle maps to illustrate the critical stages. This covers the victory of Henry V's heavily-outnumbered army at Agincourt. Series: Osprey Campaign S. Num Pages: 96 pages, 10 colour plates, 3 3-D maps, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; HBJD1; HBLC; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 186 x 7. Weight in Grams: 315.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9781855321328
ISBN
9781855321328
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 19.85

Paperback. The full story of the most terrible siege in history when over a million people perished, illustrated by pictures recently released from Russian archives. Num Pages: 368 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 310.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Cassell
Condition
New
SKU
V9780304366729
ISBN
9780304366729
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. The battle for Stalingrad became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the war on the eastern front. But the eventual victory of the Red Army, and the failure of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa, was the first defeat of Hitler's territorial ambitions in Europe, and the start of his decline. This book deals with this battle. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 33. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141032405
ISBN
9780141032405
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. A selection of the History Book Club, this book talks about the historical circumstances and political conditions of the contending adversaries, the strategic thinking and the personalities of the military commanders, the tactical manoeuvring on the field of battle, the role of armaments and technology, and the performance of the soldiers. Num Pages: 608 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBW; JWLF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 152 x 33. Weight in Grams: 968.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253217073
ISBN
9780253217073
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.99
€ 41.25

Hardcover. Kursk is a comprehensive history of the last time that Germany held the strategic initiative in the war against the Soviet Union. The book's authoritative text is complemented with detailed maps that explain the troop movements that took place during the battle. It also includes appendices with information on orders of battle, losses and equipment. Num Pages: 192 pages, 200 photographs. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWLF; JWMV1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 190 x 25. Weight in Grams: 808.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Amber Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782740223
ISBN
9781782740223
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.48

Paperback. 1001 Battles That Changed the Course of History is the essential guide to the most intense, dramatic, important, and extraordinary conflicts that have occurred over the last five millennia. Editor(s): Grant, R. G. Series: 1001. Num Pages: 960 pages, 600 colour and black & white images. BIC Classification: HBG; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 163 x 72. Weight in Grams: 1926. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Publication date
2011
Condition
Used, Very Good
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Cassell
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
KKD0000693
ISBN
9781844036967
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 7.13

Paperback. The essential and authoritative guide to the Australian battlefields of the Western front - now fully revised and updated. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 155 x 30. Weight in Grams: 528.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Hachette Australia
Condition
New
SKU
V9780733633263
ISBN
9780733633263
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 21.30

Paperback. It was the First World War and Britain was in trouble. Kaiser Wilhelm had put two warships on Lake Tanganika in Central Africa, giving him control of the region, and it was vital for Britain that those ships be destroyed. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFJ; 3JJF; HBJD; HBWN; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141009841
ISBN
9780141009841
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.22

Paperback. This readable and authoritative history of the unit reveals their important role in the Second World War. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HBLW; HBWQ; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 198 x 16. Weight in Grams: 494.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752457093
ISBN
9780752457093
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

Hardcover. Shows how ordinary men on both sides endured the constant state of siege, with a very real awareness that they were being gradually felled. This book tells the story of ordinary men in the grip of an extraordinary global power struggle. It also examines the culpability of governments and military commanders in a catastrophe. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: HBG; HBJD1; HBWN; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Doubleday
Condition
New
SKU
9780857525291
ISBN
9780857525291
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. A guide to the Ypres battlefield including a fold-out map, with recommended, timed itineraries each representing a day's travelling. Each stop en route has a description and often a tale of action related to it. Listings are also given of memorials both private and official; sites of memorable conflict; and resting places of personalities of note. Series: Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide S. Num Pages: 272 pages, 300 colour photographs, illustrations, colour maps. BIC Classification: 1DDB; HBJD; HBWN; JWL; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 149 x 20. Weight in Grams: 596. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008752
ISBN
9780850525519
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. In Israel, hundreds of soldiers called up to take part in controversial campaigns or assignments have refused orders. This text presents the stories, experiences, viewpoints and poetry, of these officers and ordinary footsoldiers, men and women, from every ethnic background and class. Editor(s): Kidron, Peretz. Num Pages: 144 pages, notes. BIC Classification: 1FBH; GTJ; JPVH; JWL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 148 x 9. Weight in Grams: 195.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781842774519
ISBN
9781842774519
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 37.45

Paperback. The daring British air raid that inspired the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Series: Cassell Military Paperbacks. Num Pages: 240 pages, 16, 3 maps. BIC Classification: HBJD; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 17. Weight in Grams: 274.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780304366828
ISBN
9780304366828
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. From a brutal Attila the Hun who went down to defeat on the Catalaunian Fienls, to an overbearing French artillery colonel at Dien Bien Phu; from the stout walls of Constantinople to a skimpy mealie-bag wall at Rorke's Drift; it was always an incident that decided the outcome of battle. This book discusses the hinges of battle. Num Pages: 448 pages, 11 b/w map diagrams. BIC Classification: HBG; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 323.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340819784
ISBN
9780340819784
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.97

Paperback. Omaha beach attracts over one and a half million visitors yearly, making it the most visited WW II battlefield site in Europe. This narrow strip of Normandy coastline was crucial to the successful outcome of Overlord - the largest amphibious operation in history - and to the WW II itself. This title presents the story of this area. Editor(s): McIlwain, John. Series: Military and Maritime. Num Pages: 24 pages, 18 Colour and 32 black and white pictures, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HBJD; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172. Weight in Grams: 100.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
24
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841650968
ISBN
9781841650968
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.00

Paperback. Tells the dramatic story of the two Mongol invasions of Japan that pitted the masters of the steppes against the noble Samurai. Using maps and illustrations, this title charts the history of these great campaigns, which included numerous bloody raids on the Japanese islands, and ended with the famous kami kaze that destroyed the Mongol fleet. Illustrator(s): Hook, Richard. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, ill. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3H; HBJF; HBLC; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 187 x 8. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846034565
ISBN
9781846034565
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 15.28

Paperback. The story of the Warsaw Rising from the the leading British authority on the history of Poland. Num Pages: 784 pages, 40 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DVP; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 58. Weight in Grams: 596. Good copy with some shelf wear and yellowing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Pan
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KKD0012133
ISBN
9780330488631
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. 'You are hereby ordered to fall upon the rebels, the MacDonalds of Glencoe, and to put all to the sword under seventy.' This was the treacherous and cold-blooded order ruthlessly carried out on 13 February 1692, when the Campbells slaughtered their hosts the MacDonalds at the Massacre of Glencoe. This book describes the terrible events at Glencoe. Num Pages: 304 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; HBJD1; HBLH; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 228. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1968
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0010072
ISBN
9780140028973
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

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