World Military History

Front Cover of The War of 1812 by Carl Benn
The War of 1812 - Carl Benn

The War of 1812 by Carl Benn describes the bloody confrontation that tore through the American frontier, the British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada, and parts of the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The conflict saw British, American, and First Nations' forces clash, and in the process, shape the future of North American history. This exciting new volume explains what led to America's decision to take up arms against Great Britain and assesses the three terrible years of fighting that followed. Very well illustrated.

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Drums of the Birkenhead - David Bevan

Drums of the Birkenhead by David Bevan tells the story of the disaster, on 26 February 1852, of Her Majesty's Troopship Birkenhead, and offers us one of the most pulsating examples of discipline and self-sacrifice ever recorded.

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Front Cover of Wellington's Smallest Victory by Peter Hofschroer
Wellington's Smallest Victory - Peter Hofschroer

Wellington's Smallest Victory by Peter Hofschroer is the extraordinary story of how one man's obsession to build a huge model of Waterloo - the greatest model of the greatest battle of all time - incurred the wrath of the Duke of Wellington.

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Front Cover of The Seven Years' War by Daniel Marston
The Seven Years' War - Daniel Marston

The Seven Years' War by Daniel Marston describes the closest thing to total war before World War One, the Seven Years' War. This was fought in North America, Europe, the Caribbean and India with major consequences for all parties involved. This fascinating book is the first to truly review the grand strategies of the combatants and examine the differing styles of warfare used in the many campaigns. Very well illustrated.

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Front cover of Ill Met by Moonlight by W Stanley Moss
Ill Met by Moonlight - W Stanley Moss

Ill Met by Moonlight by W Stanley Moss is a classic account by one of the officers who took part in one of the great escapades of WWII. In 1943 W. Stanley Moss and Patrick Leigh-Fermor, both serving with Special Forces in the Middle East, decided on a plan to kidnap General Kreipe, Commander of the Sevastopol Division in Crete, and bring him back to Allied occupied Cairo.

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