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To Do Or Die
Max Adams
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750534123
Published: 01-07-2011

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Treachery and valour in World War II... As war is declared on Germany, Eddie Dawson, an explosives expert and somewhat reluctant Lance Corporal in the Royal Engineers, is sent to the Saarland region, where the French have launched an ill-advised invasion into German territory. Dawson's skills are needed to clear a minefield, but within hours everything has gone wrong and he and a fellow sapper are caught on the wrong side of the front line. They must fight their way out of the Warndt Forest, with a squad of SS troops hot on their trail determined to kill them both.

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The Birdcage
Clive Aslet
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.76
Isbn: 9781785412448
Published: 01-08-2016

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Salonika, 1916: a city that is nominally neutral, but is teeming with French, British, and Serbian armies. A city seething with intrigue, where the native inhabitants are eager to make what money they can from the foreign soldiery. Welcome to the Birdcage, named after the miles of tangled barbed wire separating the city from the fighting to the North. It is the Casablanca of WWI. This kaleidoscope of nations, cultures and political ambitions shifts and re-forms around a group of English men and women, blown there by many different winds - into a world of madcap journeys by mule, motor car, and foot over the grim mountains; of U-boats lurking in the waters; of the sinister Gazmend Effendi. What is his game? Where is all the petrol disappearing to? The breathless ride is just beginning...

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The Birdcage
Clive Aslet
 

Soft Cover
War
Price: £ 14.76
Isbn: 9781785412509
Published: 01-08-2017

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Salonika, 1916: a city that is nominally neutral, but is teeming with French, British, and Serbian armies. A city seething with intrigue, where the native inhabitants are eager to make what money they can from the foreign soldiery. Welcome to the Birdcage, named after the miles of tangled barbed wire separating the city from the fighting to the North. It is the Casablanca of WWI. This kaleidoscope of nations, cultures and political ambitions shifts and re-forms around a group of English men and women, blown there by many different winds - into a world of madcap journeys by mule, motor car, and foot over the grim mountains; of U-boats lurking in the waters; of the sinister Gazmend Effendi. What is his game? Where is all the petrol disappearing to? The breathless ride is just beginning...

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Tiger Command!
Bob Carruthers/Sinclair McLay
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750538886
Published: 01-04-2014

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When Germany's leading tank ace meets the Steppe Fox it's a fight to the death. Faced with overwhelming odds Kampfgruppe von Schroif needs a better tank and fast; but the new Tiger tank is still on the drawing board and von Schroif must overcome bureaucracy, espionage and relentless Allied bombing to get the Tiger into battle in time to meet the ultimate challenge.

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The Lambs
Peter James Cottrell
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750540452
Published: 01-03-2015

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In 1914, Kevin Flynn had hardly given the war a thought; everyone said it would be over by Christmas. Instead, desperate to impress a girl called Mary, Flynn and his friends, like thousands of fellow Irishmen eager not to miss the adventure of a lifetime, and keen to help set their country free, they begin a journey that leads inexorably to suffering beyond imagination. Confronted by the harsh realities of war and rising hostility at home, Flynn finds his courage, loyalty and love tested to the limit making him question whether it was worth becoming a lamb to the slaughter.

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The Red Badge Of Courage
Stephen Crane
 

Soft Cover
War
Price: £ 16.78
Isbn: 9781444821819
Published: 01-11-2014

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Henry Fleming is an ordinary farm boy turned soldier, with romantic notions about the glory of war. But, as the tedium of his regiment's encampment without action provides ample time for self-reflection, disquieting thoughts begin to prey upon his mind: doubts as to whether, in combat, he will stand his ground valiantly - or flee ignominiously. Then the regiment receives orders to march, and Henry finds himself flung into the maelstrom of battle. Amidst the blood, the acrid smoke, and the unworldly wails of the dying, his courage will be put to the ultimate test...

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No Names On Their Graves
Geoffrey Davison
 

Soft Cover
War
Price: £ 9.19
Isbn: 9781842628058
Published: 01-01-2011

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Lee Cato is an American who joins the French Foreign Legion in search of a killer. He is befriended by Sasous, an ex-criminal from the Paris underworld, who knows how to work the grapevine and get information. He helps Cato in his search, but there is always the Legion to contend with and it is fully demanding. There is the strict discipline, the tough, sadistic Sergeant, the ambitious young Lieutenant and the guerrilla war in the fierce heat of East Africa. This is how the Foreign Legion live, the way they fight and the way they die.

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The Honourable Assassins
Geoffrey Davison
 

Soft Cover
War
Price: £ 9.19
Isbn: 9781842628522
Published: 01-10-2011

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After being wounded on the Eastern front, Captain Kurt von Lister is posted to the General Staff in Berlin. On his return to Berlin he meets Major Karl von Hantz who asks him to join a military resistance group which is planning a coup d'etat. Lister agrees and becomes fully involved in the conspiracy. He is sent to Stockholm on a secret mission to contact a British Diplomat and comes into contact with both the Gestapo and the Underground.

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Jackals' Revenge
Iain Gale
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750537407
Published: 01-04-2013

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The battle for Greece is over. Outgunned and outmanoeuvred by the relentless German advance, Lamb and his Jackals make the hazardous journey to the seemingly wonderful safe haven of Crete. But there they find a chaotic situation; divided command, leaderless disorganised units, restless partisans, the beleaguered King of Greece and his court, and numbers of civilian refugees, many of them British. Facing the awesome German paratroopers for the first time, the Jackals must fight alongside the chaotic troops on the island. An influx of high-ranking British irregulars, each with their own flamboyant style, lead the Jackals into a potentially deadly situation.

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Keane's Company
Iain Gale
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750538763
Published: 01-02-2014

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Keane's task, assigned directly by Wellington, is the creation of an elite unit operating behind the French lines. As the first exploring officers in the British Army, Keane and his company are trusted with the secrets of the generals and viewed with hostile suspicion by regular troops. In a bid to recruit men with uncommon skills, Keane springs soldiers from military jails and liberates them from their regiments. It's up to him to form this band of blackguards into an elite unit. Deep in enemy territory, they must negotiate with dangerous guerilla groups and forge new routes for their army if they are to succeed - and survive.

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The Black Jackals
Iain Gale
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750536455
Published: 01-11-2012

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Left to cover the retreat of the British army, the Black Jackals are instructed to blow a bridge as late as possible to stem the tide of German tanks. But what if desperate refugees are on it too? Will Lieutenant Peter Lamb risk both the honour of his proud regiment - and his own conscience? The Black Jackals is a stunning story of a band of men in the crucible of battle, in which Iain Gale uncovers a little known side to the early days of World War Two.

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Hellfire
James Holland
 

Hard Cover
War
Price: £ 18.79
Isbn: 9780750535847
Published: 01-07-2012

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August, 1942. North Africa. The desert war hangs in the balance. Although the British Army's retreat has finally been halted, their moral is at rock bottom. When the commander of the Eighth Army, General Gott, is killed, it seems that foul play is at work. Jack Tanner, recovering from his wounds in a Cairo hospital, is astonished to receive a battlefield commission. Fit once more, he finds himself facing the full onslaught of Rommel's last offensive. HELLFIRE sees Tanner fighting his way through the most dangerous adventure yet, taking him to one of the decisive clashes of the entire war - the Battle of Alamein.

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