Warfare & defence

    At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy 1944-45

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    As the Allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast international army of 12 different nationalities had to break through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched...

    Railway Guns of World War I

    By Marc Romanych

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    World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any other conflict. Designed to...

    Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 1: Piedmont and the Two Sicilies

    By Gabriele Esposito

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    In the 1840s, post-Napoleonic Italy was 'a geographical expression' - not a country, but a patchwork of states, divided between the Austrian-occupied north, and a Spanish-descended Bourbon monarchy, who ruled the south from Naples. Two decades later, it was a nation united under a single king and government, thanks largely...

    British Battle Tanks: British-Made Tanks of World War II

    By David Fletcher

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    A highly illustrated history of the development and operation of the first British tanks, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of their introduction, during World War I.

    Fighting Them on the Beaches

    By Nigel Cawthorne

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    Lost Airman

    By Seth Meyerowitz

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    The remarkable untold WWII story of the US airman who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom, as told by his grandson.

    Imperial Japanese Navy Antisubmarine Escorts 1941-45

    By Mark Stille

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    In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy IJN went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare ASW capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its war economy. There were only a few purpose-built ASW escorts available at the start of the war...

    Model Occupation

    By Madeleine Bunting

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    In piecing together the fragments left behind - from the love affairs between island women and German soldiers, the betrayals and black marketeering, to the individual acts of resistance - Madeleine Bunting has brought this uncomfortable episode of British history into full view with spellbinding clarity.

    Nurses of Passchendaele

    By Christine E. Hallett

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    Nurses of Passchendaele faithfully recounts the experiences of nurses working behind the Ypres Salient in one of the most intense and prolonged casualty evacuation processes in the history of modern warfare.

    Iraq

    By Jeremy Greenstock

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    First as Ambassador to the UN, and then as Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK's highest authority on the ground, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the tumultuous days leading up to the Iraq war and witnessed first-hand its tremendous impact.

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