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Indian Mutiny
Indian Mutiny
by John Harris
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The Wordsworth Military Library covers the breadth of military history, including studies of individual leaders and accounts of major campaigns and great conflicts.... (read more)

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Churchill's War Lab: Code-Breakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory
Churchill's War Lab: Code-Breakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory
by Taylor Downing
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AHistory Book Club selection. As a young boy he re-enacted historic battles with toy soldiers, as a soldier he saw action on three continents, and as the Prime Minister only a direct edict from King George VI could keep him from joining the troops on D... (read more)

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The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars
The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars
by Patrick Hennessey
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Hailed as a classic of war writing in the U.K., The Junior Officers' Reading Club is a revelatory first-hand account of a young enlistee's profound coming of age. Attempting to stave off the tedium and pressures of army life in the Iraqi desert by losing... (read more)

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War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960
War of the Running Dogs: Malaya 1948-1960
by Noel Barber
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Only three short years after the end of the Japanese occupation, war came again to Malaya. The Chinese-backed guerrillas called it the War of the Running Dogs - their contemptuous term for those in Malaya who remained loyal to the British. The British... (read more)

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Campaign #027: Tel El Kebir, 1882
Campaign #027: Tel El Kebir, 1882
by Donald Featherstone
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Osprey's Campaign title for the battle of Tel El-Kebir of 1882. In 1881, the Egyptian army mutinied against the Khedive of Egypt and forced him to appoint Said Ahmed Arabi as Minister of War. In March 1882, Arabi was made a Pasha and from this time on... (read more)

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Eyewitness in the Crimea: The Crimean War Letters of Lt. Col. George Frederick Dallas
Eyewitness in the Crimea: The Crimean War Letters of Lt. Col. George Frederick Dallas
by George F Dallas
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The thoughts of an officer at the forefront of the fighting, portraying the daily hardships experienced by the soldiers.... (read more)

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The Steel of the DLI (2nd Bn 1914/18)
The Steel of the DLI (2nd Bn 1914/18)
by John Sheen
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The 2nd Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry was one of only two battalions of the regiment that did not have its history published in some form after the Great War, the other was the 1/7th (Territorial) Battalion. As the regular Home Service battalion... (read more)

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Great Mutiny: India, 1857
Great Mutiny: India, 1857
by Christopher Hibbert
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On a brutally hot day in May, 1857, the famous Sepoy Rebellion erupted, a mutiny by native troops that swept across northern India, weakened the British Raj, and set up future confrontations between India and Britain.... (read more)

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Wellington as Military Commander
Wellington as Military Commander
by Michael Glover
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Known affectionately as "Old Nosey," Wellington earned the highest reputation as a British military commander. He achieved victories despite impossible obstacles and had the undying loyalty of his men. In Wellington as Military Commander Michael Glover... (read more)

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The First Anglo-Afghan Wars: A Reader
The First Anglo-Afghan Wars: A Reader
by Antoinette Burton
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Designed for classroom use, The First Anglo-Afghan Wars gathers in one volume primary source materials related to the first two wars that Great Britain launched against native leaders of the Afghan region. From 1839 to 1842, and again from 1878 to 1880... (read more)

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Baden-Powell
Baden-Powell
by Tim Jeal
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R.S.S. Baden-Powell, who founded the Boy Scouts movement in 1908, was a British military hero during the Boer War and an author, actor, artist, spy, sportsman, and female impersonator. In this absorbing and humane account of Baden-Powell's extraordinary... (read more)

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Bad Lads: RAF National Service Remembered
Bad Lads: RAF National Service Remembered
by Alf Townsend
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Between 1945 and 1963, over two and a half million eighteen year olds were called up for national service. Alf Townsend was one of them, and here he tells his story - the highs and lows of life as a lowly Aircraftman Second Class in the early '50s... (read more)

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Montgomery (Brassey's Military Profiles)
Montgomery (Brassey's Military Profiles)
by Nigel. Hamilton
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This fascinating study of military leadership follows British general Bernard Law Montgomery's military career from his cadet days and service in World War I to his great victories of World War II, including his defeat of the great German panzer... (read more)

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Haig
Haig
by Andrew A. Wiest
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Examines Haig??'s continuing controversial role in British national... (read more)

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Wellington: The Iron Duke (Brassey's Military Profiles)
Wellington: The Iron Duke (Brassey's Military Profiles)
by Phi Haythornthwaite
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One of the Duke of Wellington's officers once remarked, "We would rather see his long nose in the sight than a reinforcement of ten thousand men." Arthur Wellesley, first duke of Wellington (17691852), was one of the greatest military commanders in... (read more)

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British Military Greats
British Military Greats
by Peter Snow
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Forty experts give their takes on the triumphs, tragedies, heroes, and icons that have given Britain one of the richest military histories in the world. The subjects feature pioneering leaders such as Alfred the Great and Boudicca; spectacular feats of... (read more)

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The English Civil War
The English Civil War
by Martyn Bennett
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This text deals not only with the military campaigns of the English Civil War, but also with the way war affected the people and institutions of mid-17th-century England. In addition, the book looks beyond England's borders and situates the war in its... (read more)

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Marijuana Time
Marijuana Time
by Ken Lukowiak
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"In Soldier's Song", Ken Lukowiak described the nightmare of war in the Falklands. "Marijuana Time" recalls the years after the war, in which Lukowiak struggled to come to terms with what he had experienced.... (read more)

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Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier
Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier
by John Laband
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Toward the end of the nineteenth century, the British embarked on a concerted series of campaigns in South Africa. Within three years they waged five wars against African states with the intent of destroying their military might and political... (read more)

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Wellington: The Iron Duke (Brassey's Military Profiles)
Wellington: The Iron Duke (Brassey's Military Profiles)
by Phi Haythornthwaite
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One of the Duke of Wellington's officers once remarked, "We would rather see his long nose in the sight than a reinforcement of ten thousand men." Arthur Wellesley, first duke of Wellington (17691852), was one of the greatest military commanders in... (read more)

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