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"No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar"

Sherman's Carolinas Campaign from Fayetteville to Aversarboro, March 1865

by Mark A. Smith & Wade Sokolosky

<p>General William T. Sherman’s 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginia’s final battles against the Army of the Potomac. Career ...

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#ZuptasMustFall, and other rants

by Fred Khumalo

<p>Who are these Guptas who are so powerful, they’re distributing cabinet posts like matrons handing out condoms at a brothel? Who do Americans think they are, accusing Trevor Noah of ‘stealing’ a joke from one of their comedians? Is Sizakele ...

ISBN: 9781776091089

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'A Face Like a Chicken’s Backside'

An Unconventional Soldier in South East Asia, 1948-71

by J P Cross

<p>The jungle can be seen as the environment closest to mankind’s primaeval origins and the setting in which he, or most of his kind, is least at home. Conflicts in jungle regions pose unique problems and demand special soldiering skills. J.P. ...

ISBN: 9780750966825

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'Total Germany'

The Royal Navy' War Against the Axis Powers 1939-1945

by David Wragg

<SPAN STYLE= "" >On the declaration of war in 1939 the British Admiralty signalled all warships and naval bases 'Total Germany, Total Germany'.<BR><BR>It was fortunate that of Germany's three armed services, the Kriegsmarine under ...

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“Double Canister at Ten Yards”

The Federal Artillery and the Repulse of Pickett’s Charge, July 3, 1863

by David Shultz

<p>Gettysburg is one of the most famous and studied battles of history, and Pickett’s Charge, its climax on the third day, continues to fascinate a new generation of readers. Most accounts of the grand assault focus on General Robert E. Lee’s ...

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Volume 2

Gettysburg to Appomattox

by John Schmutz

<p>The second installment in a sweeping history of the 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. The 5th Texas established an exceptional combat record in an ...

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia : Volume 1

Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

by John Schmutz

<p>The 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—was one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Much like the army in which it served, the 5th Texas established a stellar combat record. The regiment ...

ISBN: 9781611212051

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10 Greatest Ships of the Royal Navy

by John Ballard

<p>For more than 150 years it was the world’s most powerful force: between victory at Trafalgar in 1805 and the withdrawal from ‘east of Suez’ in the 1960s, the ships of the Royal Navy were ubiquitous. From Newfoundland to New South Wales and ...

ISBN: 9781445646534

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100 Years of The Royal Air Force

The Men, The Aircraft, The Battles

by Colin Higgs

<p>The Royal Air Force has been central to the evolution of air power for 100 years. It is also the oldest independent air force in the world with origins that take it back to the earliest days of flight. Formed in 1918 while the outcome of the ...

ISBN: 9781782813279

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101st Airborne in Normandy

Militaria: The Big Battles of WWII

by Yves Buffetaut

<p>101st Airborne Division was activated in August 1942 in Louisiana, and its first combat mission was Operation Overlord. On D-Day—June 6, 1944—101st and 82nd Airborne dropped onto the Cotentin peninsula hours before the landings, tasked with ...

ISBN: 9781612005249

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13 Sharks

The Careers of a series of small Royal Navy Ships, from the Glorious Revolution to D-Day.

by John D Grainger

<SPAN STYLE= "" >John D Grainger charts the careers of the thirteen vessels that have served the Royal Navy under the name HMS Shark. Despite the ferocious name, they have all been relatively small vessels including one brigantine, five sloops, ...

ISBN: 9781473877269

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1914 The First World War at Sea in photographs

Grand Fleet vs German Navy

by Phil Carradice

<p>The arms race that led to the First World War started in 1897 at the Spithead Naval Review, when Kaiser Wilhelm saw the might of Britain's Navy. He wanted to equal or better the fleet of Britain, and set about a huge building programme of ...

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1917

War, Peace, and Revolution

by David Stevenson

<p>1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War One, David Stevenson, examines this crucial year in context and

ISBN: 9780191006777

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1918

Winning the War, Losing the War

by Matthias Strohn, Dr Robert Johnson, Maj Gen Mungo Melvin CB OBE & others

<p>In 2018, the world will be commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. In many ways, 1918 was the most dramatic year of the conflict. After the defeat of Russia in 1917, the Germans were able to concentrate their forces on ...

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1918 The First World War at Sea in Photographs

by Phil Carradice

<p>The year 1918 was dominated by the Armistice and the end of the fighting in the War to End All Wars. However, before that both the U-boat war in the North Atlantic and the British blockade of Germany continued unabated. The Royal Navy ...

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1918 The First World War in Photographs

End Game

by John Christopher & Campbell McCutcheon

<p>1918 was the fifth and final year of the Great War. With thousands of fresh American troops heading across the Atlantic to fight on the side of the Allies, Germany’s High Command knew it had to strike a decisive blow to turn the course of the

ISBN: 9781445622286

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1918: How the First World War Was Won

by Julian Thompson

<DIV><P>The war in 1918 changed character radically, and nowhere more so than on the&#160;Western Front. Over three years of stalemate, what had effectively become&#160;siege warfare conducted along a line of trenches from Switzerland to the ...

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1939 The Second World War in the Air in Photographs

by L. Archard

<p>On 1 September 1939, Germany invaded Poland. With political agreements in place to come to Poland's aid, Britain and France both declared war on Germany within two days. It was the start of a conflict that would erupt over every continent; it

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1942 The Second World War at Sea in photographs

by Phil Carradice

<p>As 1942, the fourth year of the war, began, victory for the Allies was still a long way off. German submarines were sinking ships off the coast of the United States in what would become known as the ‘Second Happy Time’ for the U-boat crews ...

ISBN: 9781445622729

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1942 The Second World War in Photographs

On the Offensive

by John Christopher & Campbell McCutcheon

<p>1942 was the turning point of the war. In the words of Winston Churchill, it was ‘not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.’ In the Pacific the Japanese had been soundly defeated at ...

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