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  • The Celtsby John Haywood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This dramatic history traces the mysterious Celts from their dark origins, including Druids and King Arthur, right across Britain and Europe and looking at their beliefs, cultures and arts as well as their warring and expansion. The resurgence of Celtic identity in Britain and Europe has revitalized interest in Celtic history. At the same time,... more...

  • The Consise History of WWIby Pat Morgan

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 5.99

    On 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo, a Bosnian Serb student shot the heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The assassination plunged the world into a global conflict that was to scar human history and redefine the meaning of the word war . more...

  • Desert Rats at Warby George Forty

    Air Sea Media 2014; US$ 17.99

    70 years ago, on 7 June 1944, the British 7th Armored Division landed in Normandy, halfway through a wartime journey that had started in north Africa. Formed on 16 February 1940, it adopted the Jerboa as its divisional sign—and while many units that fought in the desert call themselves by the name, 7th Armoured Division are the original... more...

  • You Can't Get Much Closer Than Thisby Jr. A. Z. Adkins; Andrew Z. Adkins

    Casemate 2015; US$ 11.99

    Andrew Z. Adkins, Jr., graduated from The Citadel in May 1943 and immediately attended the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, where he was commissioned and sent on to the 80th Infantry Division, then undergoing its final training cycle in the California-Arizona desert. Upon reaching the division, 2d Lieutenant Adkins was assigned as an 81mm mortar... more...

  • Invasion: The Conquest of Serbia, 1915by Richard DiNardo

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Published during the centennial of the events it considers, this book provides a comprehensive examination of one of the most interesting and influential campaigns of World War I, a campaign that was the apex of mobile warfare at the time. By the late summer of 1915, the Russian threat to Austria-Hungary had been eliminated by the Central Powers.... more...

  • So Few Got Throughby Martin Lindsay

    Pen and Sword 2008; US$ 10.99

    Few British soldiers landing in Normandy in 1944 had more of a score to settle than the 51st Highland Division. The original 51st had gotten separated from the main British army before Dunkirk in 1940 and had been captured at St. Valéry, the surrender being taken by Irwin Rome in person. The reconstituted 51st had fought Rome in the desert and... more...

  • Hitler's Light Panzers at Warby Paul Thomas

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.99

    Hitler's Light Panzers at War is a highly illustrated record of the German light tank from its beginnings in the 1930s to the key battles it fought in Poland, France, North Africa, Russia and North Western Europe. The book analyses the development of the light Panzer, which ranged from the Panzer I, II and the Czech build Panzer 35 & 38t. It describes... more...

  • Panzer Operationsby Hermann Hoth

    Casemate 2015; US$ 19.95

    This book, originally published in German in 1956, has now been translated into English, unveiling a wealth of both experiences and analysis about Operation Barbarossa, perhaps the most important military campaign of the 20th century.Hermann Hoth led Germany’s 3rd Panzer Group in Army Group Center—in tandem with Guderian’s 2nd Group—during... more...

  • Ardennerna 1944-1945by Christer Bergström

    Casemate 2013; US$ 39.95

    I december 1944, precis i slutet av andra varldskriget, chockade Hitler en hel varld med en maktig tysk motoffensiv pa vastfronten. For andra gangen i kriget blev de allierade helt overrumplade av att anfallet kom genom Ardennerna - det kuperade skogsomradet i ostra Belgien och Luxemburg. De trodde fortfarande att det inte gick att fora fram en stor... more...

  • Kent at War 1939 to 1945by Mark Khan

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    Following on from Blitz on Kent, all aspects of life during the Second World War were experienced during in this embattled county. From the onset of the war Kent became a key part in the front line defence of Britain. Defences were built, and the Home Guard formed.

With the threat of invasion receding, the county took part in the great... more...