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- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27
?Between Friday and Monday we never slept at all. Everyone?s face was one mass of sand ? The guns were so hot, all the paint had gone? Bombardier Ray Ellis Had the Allies lost in North Africa, Rommel?s Afrika Korps would have swept through the Middle East, cutting the vital supply line through the Suez Canal to Australia and India, and taking the... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 12.68
'It wasn't until after he was safely back in the aircraft again that I heard that he'd actually been out on the wing to try to put the fire out ... Remember that we were flying at about 90 miles an hour at a height of 13,000 feet' Squadron Leader RP Widdowson on Sergeant James Ward, who earned his VC in 1941 The Victoria Cross, awarded... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 12.68
Lyn Smith's Young Voices is a poignant and compelling look at children's lives in Britain during the Second World War. During the Second World War, British children were spared the humiliation and fear of enemy occupation. None the less, they endured six years of increasing deprivation, uprootings, and long separations, and many experienced both... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 27.34
Follow the conflict of the World War 1 from 1914-1918 through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs. Published in association and including mapping from the archives of the Imperial War Museums. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99
In 1940 Britain was an island under siege. The march of the Nazi war machine had been unrelenting: France and Belgium had quickly fallen and now the British Empire and the Commonwealth stood alone to counter the grave threat. However, their fate would not be decided by armies of millions but by a small band of fighter pilots. It was on their shoulders... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Letters from the Front is a collection of correspondence sent by British and Commonwealth troops from the front line of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of love, hope and fear sit alongside amusing anecdotes, grumbles about rations and thoughtful reflections, eloquently revealing how,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Love Tommy, is a collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from the front line of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of love, hope and fear sit alongside amusing anecdotes, grumbles... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2004; US$ 13.99
Uniform is universally seen as both a stamp of authority and of official acceptance. But the sight of a woman in military uniform still provokes controversy. Although more women are now taking prominent roles in combat, the status implied by uniform is often regarded as contrary to the general perception of womanhood. In association with... more...