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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Fighting the Britishby Bernard Wilkin; Rene Wilkin

    Pen and Sword 2018; US$ 20.11

    The British army during the Napoleonic Wars is often studied using English sources and the British view of their French opponents has been covered in exhaustive detail. However, the French view of the British has been less often studied and is frequently misunderstood. This book, based on hundreds of letters, memoirs, and reports of French officers... more...

  • International Tank Development From 1970by Alexander Ludeke

    Pen and Sword 2018; US$ 10.33

    A great upheaval in tank construction took place in the 1970s, as new combat techniques, helicopters, weaponry and new types of ammunition reduced the value of a conventional combat battalion. Nevertheless, complete new developments are rare and in this book, Alexander Lüdeke looks at the most important developments that have taken place since... more...

  • Reconnaissance Planes Since 1945by Frank Schwede

    Pen and Sword 2018; US$ 10.33

    Reconnaissance aircraft have always been the spearhead of the various air forces, helping to provide the basis for any further military operations. At the time of the Cold War and before the satellite era, the use of reconnaissance aircraft reached its zenith, as the warring nations were determined to know what was happening on the other side. Consequently,... more...

  • Against All Oddsby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2018; US$ 18.96

    Walter Tull would have been a remarkable individual no matter when he had been born, but to achieve what he did, during the time that he did, makes him even more remarkable. He was an orphan at just six years of age, and despite not wanting to, his step mother, Clara, had no choice but to place him and his elder brother, Edward, in to a children's... more...

  • Sagger Anti-Tank Missile vs M60 Main Battle Tankby Chris McNab; Johnny Shumate; Alan Gilliland

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 11.99

    The 1973 Yom Kippur War rewrote the textbook on the tactics of modern armored warfare. Unlike the previous major Arab-Israeli war of 1967, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) faced an enemy that had invested heavily in modern Soviet weapon systems and tactics. Using detailed colour artwork and insightful analysis, this book explains how the effective... more...

  • The Anti-Tank Rifleby Steven J. Zaloga; Johnny Shumate; Alan Gilliland

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 11.99

    The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of France, which saw renewed use in the form of the British .55in Boys anti-tank rifle - also used by the... more...

  • Battle of Britain 1940by Doug Dildy; Graham Turner

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 12.99

    In August 1940, the Luftwaffe began an operation to destroy or neutralize RAF Fighter Command, and enable Hitler to invade Britain that autumn. It was a new type of air warfare: the first ever offensive counter-air campaign against an integrated air defence system. Powerful, combat-proven and previously all-conquering, the German air force had the... more...

  • Kobolds & Cobblestonesby Robert Burman; Ralph Horsley

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 10.99

    Kobolds & Cobblestones is a skirmish wargame for rumbles between gangs in the city of Ordinsport's seedy underbelly. Players hire gangs of criminals, thugs and enforcers from a number of classic Fantasy races, and attempt to take control of the underworld and establish themselves as the city's kingpins. Playing card-based mechanics and a cunning... more...

  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1)by Raffaele D’Amato; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 11.99

    Roman unit standards played a important role, both ceremonially and on the battlefield. With the armies of the late Roman Republic and early Empire continually engaged on the frontiers, the soldiers selected for the dangerous honour of carrying them were figures of particular renown and splendour. Standard-bearers wore special armour, with the heads... more...

  • The Drowned and the Savedby Les Wilson; George Robertson

    Birlinn 2018; US$ 7.49

    'Next morning at about 6 o’clock my mother wakened us to say there had been a shipwreck and bodies were being washed ashore. My father had gone with others to look for survivors ... I don’t think any survivors came in at Port Ellen but bodies did.' The loss of two British ships crammed with American soldiers bound for the trenches of the First World... more...