US Patrol Torpedo boats
Author: Gordon L. Rottman Illustrator: Peter Bull Publication Date: 10 Sep 2008 Number of Pages: 48 Motor torpedo boat development began in the early 1900s, and the vessels first saw service during World War I. However, it was not until...
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U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts - The Battle of the Atlantic
Author: Gordon Williamson Publication Date: 3 Oct 2007 Number of Pages: 80 Winston Churchill claimed the 'U-boat peril' was the only thing that frightened him during World War II. The U-boat was developed from a small coastal vessel into a...
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Desert Raiders
AXIS AND ALLIED SPECIAL FORCES 1940–43 Author: Andrea MolinariNumber of Pages: 96Although harsh and inhospitable, the North African theatre of World War II proved to be a perfect environment for irregular warfare and the deployment of Special Forces. Following Italy's...
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France 1940
Author: Alan Shepperd Publication Date: 24 May 1990 Number of Pages: 96 The German victory of 1940 stunned the world. France, major European power and owner of the world's largest armies had fallen in less than seven weeks to the...
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Bf 109 Aces of North Africa and the Mediterranean
Author: Jerry Scutts Illustrator: Chris Davey Publication Date: 17 Oct 1994 Number of Pages: 100 Totally outnumbered throughout their short two-year sojourn in the Western Desert, the crack fighter pilots of the handful of Jagdgeschwader in-theatre fought an effective campaign...
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Nagashino 1575
Author: Stephen Turnbull Illustrator: Howard Gerrard Publication Date: 25 Mar 2000 Number of Pages: 96 When Portuguese traders took advantage of the constant violence in Japan to sell the Japanese their first firearms, one of the quickest to take advantage...
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Pegasus Bridge Benouville D-Day 1944
The night before D-Day, light infantry and a detachment of Royal Engineers landed by gliders at Pegasus Bridge, which spanned the Caen Canal. Quickly overwhelming the guards, they managed to hold the bridge and help prevent German reinforcements from reaching...
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The Army Of Alexander The Great
Author: Nicholas SekundaIllustrator: Angus McBridePublication Date: 26 Mar 1984ISBN: 9780850455397Format: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 48ABOUT THIS PRODUCTWhen Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia was in danger of being engulfed by wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily...
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North American Indian Tribes of the Great Lakes
Author: Michael G Johnson, Illustrator: Jonathan Smith About this book: This book details the growth of the European Fur trade in North America and how it drew the Native Americans who lived in the Great Lakes region, notably the Huron,...
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The Praetorian Guard
Author: Boris Rankov, Illustrator: Richard Hook About this book: The Praetorian Guard of Imperial Rome was the power behind the throne, with the ability to make or break an emperor. As the main body of troops in Rome, they were...
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British Fortifications in Zululand 1879
Author: Ian Knight, Illustrator: Adam Hook About this book: On 11 January 1879 the British Empire went to war with the independent kingdom of Zululand. The British anticipated a swift and decisive victory, placing great faith in modern firepower; no...
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Tito's Partisans
Illustrator: Velimir Vuksic About this book: The civil war that raged in Yugoslavia following the German invasion in 1941 was brutal, uncompromising and complex, pitting royalists, fascists communists, ethnic groups, and the Axis powers against one another in a shifting...
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Japanese Infantryman 1937-45 Sword Of Empire
Author: Gordon L. RottmanIllustrator: Michael WelplyPublication Date: 10 Aug 2005Number of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThis book examines in detail the Japanese Infantryman who was, despite comparisons with the notorious German Waffen SS, an enigma to Westerners. Brutal in its treatment...
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The German Army 1939-45 (2) North Africa & Balkans
Author: Nigel ThomasIllustrator: Stephen AndrewPublication Date: 11 Apr 1998Number of Pages: 56ABOUT THIS PRODUCTHitler first considered an invasion of Great Britain in autumn 1940, then scheduled Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of the European part of the Soviet Union, for May...
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Chosen Men
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Chosen Men
MILITARY SKIRMISH GAMES IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARSOSPREY WARGAMES 18Author: Mark LathamIllustrator: Mark StaceyPublication Date: 15 Dec 2016Number of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTChosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic...
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The Ancient Greeks
Author: Nicholas SekundaIllustrator: Angus McBridePublication Date: 22 May 1986ISBN: 9780850456868Format: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThe cradle of western civilisation, the ancient Greek world, consisted of a series of independent city states some of which, such as Athens and Sparta,...
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Polish Winged Hussar 1576-1775
Author: Richard BrzezinskiIllustrator: Velimir VuksicPublication Date: 5 Jul 2006ISBN: 9781841766508Format: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThe Polish hussar was, to quote one of many foreign visitors impressed by them, 'without doubt one of the most spectacular soldiers in the world'....
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Soviet Riflemen 1941-45
Author: Gordon L. RottmanIllustrator: Howard GerrardPublication Date: 3 Oct 2007ISBN: 9781846031274Format: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThe Soviet rifleman, or Frontovik, initially suffered defeats and retreat during the early desperate days of the war, then resolved a stubborn defence during...
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Soldiers Of The Pharoh, Middle Kingdom Egypt 2055-1650 BC
Author: Nic FieldsIllustrator: Peter BullPublication Date: 10 Nov 2007ISBN: 9781846031069Format: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTMythical in their own time, the power and status of the Pharaohs of Egypt have remained so through the millennia. In this book, Nic Fields...
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Macedonian Armies After Alexander 323-168 BC
Author: Nicholas SekundaIllustrator: Peter DennisPublication Date: 20 Nov 2012Number of Pages: 48ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThe death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures...
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British Rifleman 1797-1815
Author: Philip HaythornthwaiteIllustrator: Christa HookPublication Date: 25 Apr 2002ISBN: 9781841761770Format: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 64ABOUT THIS PRODUCTThe rifle corps of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars are among the most recognisable of all the soldiers of that era: their distinctive...
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American Heavy Frigates 1794–1826
Author: Mark Lardas By 1805 the 44-gun frigate was probably viewed as a failed experiment whilst the 38-gun frigate was viewed as the vessel of the future. Ten years later every navy was building 44-gun frigates and today it is...
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Horatio Nelson
Author: Angus Konstam The most famous admiral in history, Horatio Nelson's string of naval victories helped secure Britain's place as the world's dominant maritime power, a position she held for more than a century after Nelson's death. A young officer...
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New Kingdom Egypt
Author: Mark Healy Illustrator: Angus McBride Short code: ELI 40 Publication Date: 28 May 1992 Number of Pages: 64 ABOUT THIS PRODUCT Builders of the Pyramids and most ancient of all the powers of the biblical world, the Egyptians remain one of history's most fascinating...
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The Zulus
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The Zulus
  Author: Ian Knight Illustrator: Angus McBride Short code: ELI 21 Publication Date: 26 Jan 1989 ISBN: 9780850458640 Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 ABOUT THIS PRODUCT 'A very remarkable people, the Zulu', the British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, said on hearing of a fresh disaster in...
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The Persian Army 560-33- BC
paperback Author: Nicholas Sekunda Illustrator: Simon Chew Short code: ELI 42 Publication Date: 25 Sep 1992 ISBN: 9781855322509 Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 ABOUT THIS PRODUCT The Persian Empire grew in the vacuum left by Assyria's destruction of the Kingdom of Elam. Prince Teispes captured Anshan,...
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The Spartan Army
paperback Author: Nicholas Sekunda Illustrator: Richard Hook Short code: ELI 66 Publication Date: 11 Nov 1998 ISBN: 9781855326590 Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 ABOUT THIS PRODUCT Although Sparta's early history is not clear, by the end of the 8th century most of the other cities of...
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Waterloo 1815 (3)
paperback Author: John Franklin Illustrator: Gerry Embleton Publication Date: 20 Jun 2015 Number of Pages: 96 ABOUT THIS PRODUCT Waterloo is one of the defining campaigns of European history. The name conjures up images of the terrible scale and grandeur of the Napoleonic Wars...
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ACW Marines 1861-65
paperback Author: Ron Field Illustrator: Richard Hook Publication Date: 22 Oct 2004 Number of Pages: 64 ABOUT THIS PRODUCT The part played in the Civil War by the small Marine Corps of the United and Confederate States is overshadowed by the confrontations of the...
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British Frigate vs French Frigate
Author: Mark Lardas In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the line. Legendary...
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