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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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Mr. Kipling's Army: All the Queen's Men
Mr. Kipling's Army: All the Queen's Men
by Byron Farwell
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This is an upstairs-downstairs view of the Victorian-Edwardian army, one of the world's most peculiar fighting forces. The battles it fought are household words, but the idiosyncracies and eccentricities of its soldiers and the often appalling conditions... (read more)

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Dervish
Dervish
by Philip Warner
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Using first hand accounts and diaries of participants, this work describes the growth of the Mahdist movement and the devotion and discipline of the Dervish troops. Set against them, with stoic endurance, were British Egyptian and Sudanese soldiers.... (read more)

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Supreme Courage Heroic Stories From 150 Years of the Victoria Cross Uk Edition
Supreme Courage Heroic Stories From 150 Years of the Victoria Cross Uk Edition
by Peter De La Billiere
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Since 1854 the Victoria Cross has been the highest award for gallantry in the British Armed Forces. Supreme Courage tells the tales of some of those who have won the medal, bringing this badge of honor alive with breathtaking accounts of courage in... (read more)

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The Birkenhead Drill
The Birkenhead Drill
by Douglas W Phillips
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Learn about the Birkhead through this stirring collection of survivor accounts.... (read more)

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Imperial Warriors: Britain and the Gurkhas
Imperial Warriors: Britain and the Gurkhas
by Tony Gould
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Gurkhas have been recruited into the British and Indian armies since 1814. In this absorbing study, Tony Gould examines the many legends that have grown up around these stocky soldiers whose name has become synonymous with courage, endurance, and loyalty.... (read more)

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Rorke's Drift (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
Rorke's Drift (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
by Adrian Greaves
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The battle has become legendary: 85 British soldiers, in a small outpost, holding off six full-scale Zulu attacks with only 27 casualties. But a brand new look at this infamous clash reveals that several things about the myth just don’t add up... (read more)

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Generals: Ten British Commanders Who Shaped the World
Generals: Ten British Commanders Who Shaped the World
by Mark Urban
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Subtitled, "Ten British Commanders Who Shaped The World". From the bestselling author of "Rifles", comes the bold and remarkable lives and battles of ten of Britain's greatest generals. All ten of these generals, from Wellington to Montgomery, revealed... (read more)

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Haig: Master of the Field
Haig: Master of the Field
by Tavish Davidson
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A distinguished soldier who had served in South Africa, the Author was selected to be Haig's Director of Operations in 1915, a key position he held until the end of the War. This book concentrates on the dramatic events of 1917 and 1918 and covers Third... (read more)

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Civil Wars, 1637-1651
Civil Wars, 1637-1651
by Peter Gaunt
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"The British Civil Wars, 1637-1651" is a complete yet concise history of the civil wars which gripped Britain during the time of Charles I. This comprehensive volume covers the beginning of Charles' travails with the Scots to the very end of the wars... (read more)

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Rifleman: A Front-Line Life
Rifleman: A Front-Line Life
by Victor Gregg
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Born into a working-class family in London in 1919, Victor Gregg enlisted in the Rifle Brigade at nineteen, was sent to the Middle East and saw action in Palestine. Following service in the western desert and at the battle of Alamein, he joined the... (read more)

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By Sea and by Land: The Story of the Royal Marine Commando
By Sea and by Land: The Story of the Royal Marine Commando
by Robin Neillands
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The Story of the Royal Marines Commandos. Foreword by Major General Julian Thompson CB, OBE.... (read more)

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English Heritage Book of Channel Defences
English Heritage Book of Channel Defences
by Andrew Saunders
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The minds and mechanics behind 500 years of Britsh military strategy, dramatically and authoritatively recounted.... (read more)

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Warrior
Warrior
by Peter Hathaway Capstick
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From the bestselling author of "Death in the Long Grass" comes the final addition to the Peter Capstick Library--a vivid and stirring portrait of the intrepid British colonial officer Richard Meinertzhagen, whose exploits earned him fame and notoriety as... (read more)

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Retreat from Kabul: The Catastrophic British Defeat in Afghanistan, 1842
Retreat from Kabul: The Catastrophic British Defeat in Afghanistan, 1842
by Patrick Macrory
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Using research from contemporary letters, dispatches, and journals, author Patrick Macrory provides a gripping account of what is known as the First Afghan War. The war was Britain's folly: at the height of its power in India, Britain sought to... (read more)

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Zulu Vanquished: The Destruction of the Zulu Kingdom
Zulu Vanquished: The Destruction of the Zulu Kingdom
by Ron Lock
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The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 has become synonymous with Britain's humiliating defeat at Isandlwana and the heroic defense of Rorke's Drift, where little more than 140 British soldiers kept over 3,000 Zulu warriors at bay. But these celebrated actions were... (read more)

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Whicker's War
Whicker's War
by Alan Whicker
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Beautifully written, poignant with humour and pathos this is a masterful book by one of the 20th centuries greatest TV journalists.... (read more)

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Scottish Regiments
Scottish Regiments
by Diana M Henderson
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This text looks beyond uniforms and military hardware to reveal the traditions, character and individuality of the regiments of the Scottish Division, past and present.... (read more)

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British Military History for Dummies (For Dummies)
British Military History for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Bryan Perrett
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Bryan Perrett served with the Royal Armoured Corps, the 17th/21st Lancers, the Westminster Dragoons, and the Royal Tank Regiment and has written more than 50 books on military history.... (read more)

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Marching with the Tigers: The History of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1955 - 1975
Marching with the Tigers: The History of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1955 - 1975
by Michael Goldschmidt
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As the definitive final volume of the history of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment Marching with The Tigers covers events in that Regiment and its successor, the 4th Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, over the years 1955-75. During this period the... (read more)

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