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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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Frontier Fighters: On Active Serivce in Warziristan
Frontier Fighters: On Active Serivce in Warziristan
by Walter Cummings
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These are fascinating memoirs of a British officer who fought the legendary Pathan tribesmen of the Northwest Frontier, right up to the beginning of WW2. He describes desperate battles against this highly skilled and ruthless enemy. Pathan atrocities... (read more)

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Britain At War
Britain At War
by Richard Holmes
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An enormously respected author writing on a perennially popular subject. A Fascinating journey through time to visit Britain's battlefields, recreating their bloody atmosphere. When it comes to military history... Richard Holmes is in a league of his own.... (read more)

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Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001
by Phillip Ziegler
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In Soldiers: Fighting Men?s Lives, 1901-2001, Philip Ziegler chronicles the lives of nine enlisted men. Ziegler paints detailed portraits of these extraordinary yet ordinary men, who now reside in the Royal Hospital Chelsea — a three-hundred-year... (read more)

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The Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940 - 1945
The Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940 - 1945
by Adrian Stewart
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Alex, as he was known whether by Prime Ministers or the rank-and-file, was a legendary figure. A hero from the Great War he saw active service in Russia in 1919 - 20 and against the Pathans on the North West Frontier in 1935. By 1940 he was a divisional... (read more)

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Jungle Warfare: Experience and Encounters
Jungle Warfare: Experience and Encounters
by J P Cross
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Cross (a former chief instructor and commandant at the British Jungle Warfare School and now the official historian of the Royal Nepal Army) combines military history, tactical analysis, and personal reflection in order to distill lessons for the... (read more)

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The Crimean War: A Reappraisal (Wordsworth Military Library)
The Crimean War: A Reappraisal (Wordsworth Military Library)
by Philip Warner
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The Crimean War has traditionally been seen as an example of military and medical blundering. In this reappraisal, a distinguished military writer looks at the important lessons the British learned during the campaign.... (read more)

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Cap of Honour: 300 Years of the Gloucestershire Regiment
Cap of Honour: 300 Years of the Gloucestershire Regiment
by David Scott Daniell
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One of the most famous of the English county regiments, 'The Glosters' carried more battle honours on their colours than any other Line regiment of the British Army. They were also unique in the Army for being the only regiment to wear a badge on the... (read more)

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Beneath the Waves: A History of HM Submarine Losses (Pen & Sword Maritime Books)
Beneath the Waves: A History of HM Submarine Losses (Pen & Sword Maritime Books)
by A S Evans
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Since the beginning of the Royal Navy Submarine Service in 1901, 173 submarines have been lost and in many circumstances with their entire crew. War inevitably takes a heavy toll: in World War Two alone - 341 officer and 2,801 ratings failed to return to... (read more)

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The Boer War 1900: Ladysmith and Mafeking
The Boer War 1900: Ladysmith and Mafeking
by Tim Coates
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A snapshot of events in the Crimea, focusing on the Charge of the Light Brigade and the inadequate provisions made for the care of the sick and wounded, as told through government papers published in 1855 and 1856.... (read more)

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Campaign #035: Plassey, 1757
Campaign #035: Plassey, 1757
by Peter Harrington
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After relatively lowly beginnings as a writer in the East India Company, Robert Clive rose to be perhaps the most important single figure in the history of British involvement in India. At Plassey on 23 June 1757 Clive's 3,500 native and East India... (read more)

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Gordon: Victorian Hero (Brassey's Military Profiles)
Gordon: Victorian Hero (Brassey's Military Profiles)
by C Brad Faught
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Charles George Gordon was the preeminent military hero of the late-Victorian British Empire. A lifetime officer in the Royal Engineers, he served in several theaters of war and imperial contest, most notably China and the Sudan. His last assignment took... (read more)

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The Fifth Pillar: The Life and Philosophy of the Lord Bramall, KG
The Fifth Pillar: The Life and Philosophy of the Lord Bramall, KG
by Michael Tillotson
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Six months before the 2003 American-led invasion of Iraq, Field Marshal The Lord Bramall warned that an operation to remove Saddam Hussain would produce a display of massive, dynamic United States activity which provides one of the mainsprings of... (read more)

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Valour: a History of the Gurkhas
Valour: a History of the Gurkhas
by E. D. Smith
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A military history of the Gurkha regiments which served in the British army from the Anglo-Nepali War (1814-1815) through the Falklands War (1982) up to the present time. Authored by a decorated former Gurkha officer, the volume draws on a wide range... (read more)

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Army
The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Army
by David Chandler
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From the Napoleonic Wars to the battle of the Falklands, from the pike and musket to the Challenger tank, The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Army brings to life the colorful and far-reaching history of this long-lived institution. Lavishly... (read more)

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Second Afghan War 1878 1880 Casualty Rol
Second Afghan War 1878 1880 Casualty Rol
by Anthony Farrington
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Forgotten Victor General Sir Richard Oconnor
Forgotten Victor General Sir Richard Oconnor
by John Christo Baynes
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British generals between Wellington and Montgomery tend to be vague, nebulous figures if not totally unknown to Americans. This is a fine biography of a man whose life story offers insight into British actions during WW II. Annotation c. Book News... (read more)

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Montgomery
Montgomery
by Ronald Lewin
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During the last century and a half, in fact, there has been no one in the British Army to surpass him for sheer professionalism or sustained success in the field: and that is why, in spite of all his weaknesses and limitations, he has every claim to be... (read more)

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Fearful Hard Times: The Siege of and Relief of Eshowe, 1879
Fearful Hard Times: The Siege of and Relief of Eshowe, 1879
by Ian Castle
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The first full-length study of the 72-day siege and relief of Eshowe.... (read more)

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Kitchener's sword-arm :the life and campaigns of General Sir Archibald Hunter, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O.
Kitchener's sword-arm :the life and campaigns of General Sir Archibald Hunter, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., D.S.O.
by Archie Hunter
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General Hunter served under Lord Kitchener in numerous Colonial campaigns, most notably in the Sudan campaign of 1898 and the Boer War of 1899-1902.... (read more)

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