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Barbed Wire Diplomacy

Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

by Neville Wylie

<p>Barbed Wire Diplomacy examines how the United Kingdom government went about protecting the interests, lives and well-being of its prisoners of war (POWs) in Nazi Germany between 1939 and 1945. The comparatively good treatment of British ...

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Base Encounters

The US Armed Forces in South Korea

by Elisabeth Schober

<p>Base Encounters explores the social friction that US bases have caused in South Korea, where the entertainment districts next to American military installations have come under much scrutiny.*BR**BR*The Korean peninsula is one of the most ...

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Basic Principles of Topography

by Blagoja Markoski

<p>This book gives a comprehensive overview of all relevant elements in topography and their practical application. It elaborates on the classical representation of terrain on maps such as cartographic projections, together with their ...

ISBN: 9783319721477

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Battle above the Clouds

Lifting the Siege of Chattanooga and the Battle of Lookout Mountain, October 16 - November 24, 1863

by David Powell

<p>In October 1863, the Union Army of the Cumberland was besieged in Chattanooga, all but surrounded by familiar opponents: The Confederate Army of Tennessee. The Federals were surviving by the narrowest of margins, thanks only to a trickle of ...

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Battle At Sea

From Man-of-War to Submarine

by John Keegan

<p>In <em>Battle at Sea</em>, Sir John Keegan applies to maritime warfare the technique that he put to such brilliant effect in his classic of war on land, The Face of Battle. He concentrates on four key conflicts: Trafalgar, Jutland, Midway and

ISBN: 9781446496114

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Battle for Budapest

100 Days in World War II

by Krisztián Ungváry

<p>The battle of Budapest in the bleak winter of 1944-45 was one of the longest and bloodiest city sieges of the Second World War. From the appearance of the first Soviet tanks on the outskirts of the capital to the capture of Buda castle 102 ...

ISBN: 9780857730138

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Battle for the Escaut 1940

The France and Flanders Campaign

by Jerry Murland

<p>On 10 May 1940 the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), under the command of Lord Gort, moved forward from the Franco-Belgian border and took up positions along a 20-mile sector off the River Dyle, to await the arrival of the German Army Group ...

ISBN: 9781473852624

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Battle of Berlin 1943–44

Bomber Harris' gamble to end the war

by Richard Worrall

<p>Throughout late-1943 into early-1944, an epic struggle raged over the skies of Germany between RAF Bomber Command and the Luftwaffe. This campaign had been undertaken by the Commander-in-Chief Bomber Command, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur ...

ISBN: 9781472835208

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Battle of Britain 1940

The Luftwaffe’s ‘Eagle Attack’

by Douglas C. Dildy

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781472820594

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Battle of the Atlantic 1939–41

RAF Coastal Command's years of struggle against the U-boats

by Mark Lardas

<p>In his six-volume series <em>The Second World War</em>, Winston Churchill wrote 'The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril.' Initially, however, everyone was surprised at the effectiveness of the ...

ISBN: 9781472836021

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Battle Of The Atlantic, The

by Jonathan Dimbleby

<b>'Majestic. Truly gripping' Andrew Roberts</b><BR>The Battle of the Atlantic was the single most important - and longest - campaign of the Second World War. If Britain lost this vital supply route it lost the war. <BR>In Jonathan Dimbleby's ...

ISBN: 9780241972106

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Battle of the Odon

by Georges Bernage

<p>The Battle of the Odon evokes the clash between the British Army and the II SS-Panzer Korps, as they attacked across the Odon Valley during Operation &quot;Epsom&quot; in June 1944.</p> <p>Using contemporary photographs and documents, this ...

ISBN: 9781473858602

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Battles That Changed History

by DK

From the fury of the Punic Wars to the icy waters of Dunkirk, relive 5,000 years of world-changing combat with this guide to the most famous battles in history, including a foreword from TV presenter and historian Tony Robinson.<br><br>This ...

ISBN: 9780241301937

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Bazooka vs Panzer

Battle of the Bulge 1944

by Steven J. Zaloga

<p>World War II saw tanks assume a dominant role in warfare, capable of tearing through the enemy lines if left unchecked. To combat the threat posed by these armoured behemoths the United States developed the M1 Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher, ...

ISBN: 9781472812513

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Before the Ironclad

Warship Design and Development 1815-1860

by David K Brown

<p>In the massive revolution that affected warship design between Waterloo and the Warrior, the Royal Navy was traditionally depicted as fiercely resisting every change until it was almost too late, but these old assumptions were first ...

ISBN: 9781848322592

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Before We Go To War With China And North Korea

The Unmastered Lessons Of America's Wars Against Confucian Asia, From Pearl Harbor To The Fall Of Saigon

by David Williams

<p>A comprehensive but easily accessible analysis of the risks of future war. Essential for those concerned about Trump's America.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781786152848

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Bell X-1

by Peter E. Davies

<p>In 1947, no one knew if it was possible to break the 'sound barrier'. The Bell X-1 was the tiny, rocket-powered craft that finally broke it. It was the result of innovative designers and engineers turning their attention from the pioneering ...

ISBN: 9781472814661

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Beneath the Killing Fields

Exploring the Subterranean Landscapes of the Western Front

by Matthew Leonard

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Beneath the Killing Fields of the Western Front still lies a hidden landscape of industrialised conflict virtually untouched since 1918. This subterranean world is an ambiguous environment filled with material culture that that ...

ISBN: 9781473884113

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Berlin: The Downfall 1945

by Antony Beevor

The Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political instructors rammed home the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. The result was the most terrifying example of fire and sword ever ...

ISBN: 9780141032399

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Betrayal of an Army

Mesopotamia 1914-1916

by N.S. Nash

<p>The British invasion of Mesopotamia was initially successful in securing the oil fields around Basra by November 1914.</p> <p>Despite evidence of stiffening Turkish resistance and inadequate supply lines which relied solely on the River ...

ISBN: 9781473843776

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