Leningrad Under Siege, First-Hand Accounts Of The Ordeal

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Primary source material from those who were there. The siege of Leningrad was a long and bloody contest between two ideologies that did not worry deeply about high casualty rates – Very Highly Recommended

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MI5 British Security Service Operations 1909-1945, The True Story Of The Most Secret Counter-Espionage Organisation In The Word

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Some have suggested that the author is the unofficial historian for the British intelligence services, a murky world where nothing is as it seems. This is the most comprehensive and insightful history of British Counter-intelligence from 1909 to 1945 – Most Highly Recommended

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The Wars of Alexander’s Successors, 323-281 BC, Volume I: Commanders & Campaigns

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The first of two volumes resulting from over a decade of collaborative research work. This provides an absorbing narrative of the wars that were fought by Alexander’s successors from the time of his death to the Battle of Corupedium – Highly Recommended

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Battling Napoleon in Iberia 1808-1814, Wellington’s History of the Peninsular War

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Based on four lengthy memoranda by Wellington, summarizing the conduct of the War, 1808, 1809,1810, and 1811. This is the closest Wellington came to writing his memoires of the Peninsular War – Highly Recommended

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Britain’s Desert War In Egypt & Libya 1940-1942, ‘The End Of The Beginning’

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A well-written review of the Desert War by a military educationalist, first published in 1964. This book provides the best available concise account of the Desert War, 1940-1942, and the publisher is to be commended for republishing now – Most Highly Recommended

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Images of War, United States Airborne Divisions 1942-2018, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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A worthy addition to a very popular military history series. This book covers the history of US Airborne Divisions up to and including 2018 with the usual concise introductory text, captions and extended captions supporting a great selection of rare images – Very Highly Recommended

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Napoleon’s Imperial Guard, Uniforms and Equipment, The Infantry

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All countries maintain elite troops of some form and the Imperial Guard formed Napoleon’s elite troops, directly winning many battles and, at Waterloo, marking his defeat when they were forced back by the British. This book is packed with information and insight. It includes many illustrations and of these many are in full colour – Most Highly Recommended

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D Day Dakotas 6th June 1944

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From a leading aviation author, an excellent account of the contribution made by the iconic DC-3/Dakota/C-47 to the success of D-Day. This versatile transport aircraft was one of a handful of truly iconic aircraft to serve in WWII – Most Highly Recommended

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The Pope’s Army, The Papacy in Diplomacy and War

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An impressively comprehensive account of a subject which is a lesser known part of the history of the Roman Church for many readers. The colourful Vatican’s Swiss Guards may be a familiar part of the impression left with visitors to Rome but the history behind them and their duties beyond the ceremonial is a fascinating story – Very Highly Recommended

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Your Towns & Cities in the Great War, Barking and Dagenham in the Great War

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The author, a former Essex police officer, has written a nicely 
researched account of two Essex towns in the Great War. Fifty years on from the 
Great War and Barking & Dagenham would have been regarded by many as 
part of the London industrial sprawl and Ford Motor Co in the UK. One 
hundred years on and the contraction of Ford, and other factors, has created a 
different place, but at the time of the Great War it was a markedly different 
place   –   Very Highly Recommended

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