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Product Description: A world where little light penetrates. Of dense vegetation, tangled roots, fetid mud and swamps. Where the helicopter, sophisticated weaponry and technology have revolutionized military combat. But where survival still depends on acute observation and listening for the slightest sound...read more
By Bryan Perrett and Walker (foreword by)

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9781473847538 | Pen & Sword, February 19, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A world where little light penetrates.

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Product Description: Victory on the battlefield is sometimes achieved against the odds – victory snatched from the jaws of apparently inevitable defeat. A daring counter attack, an unexpected maneuver, a stubborn refusal to be beaten and the impossible victory is won...read more

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9781473847491 | Pen & Sword, January 19, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Victory on the battlefield is sometimes achieved against the odds – victory snatched from the jaws of apparently inevitable defeat.

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9780304354580 | Cassell, November 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Some of the most unlikely, unexpected, improbable, and even impossible military successes of the past 200 years, covered in a "top ten" list!
9781854094629 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, August 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This "top ten list" covers some of the most unlikely, unexpected, improbable, and even impossible military successes of the past 200 years.

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Product Description: First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthral readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based on the career of a real naval officer...read more

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9781629146850 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 18, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral.

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Product Description: Fighting in a somewhat forgotten corner of Empire during the Second World War, the British and Indian armored regiments called upon to harness the power of tank warfare to extreme new levels did so in an effort to outwit an army until that point considered invincible - the Imperial Japanese Army...read more

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9781783831159 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Fighting in a somewhat forgotten corner of Empire during the Second World War, the British and Indian armored regiments called upon to harness the power of tank warfare to extreme new levels did so in an effort to outwit an army until that point considered invincible - the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Product Description: This book tells the story of a war unlike any other in history, fought between a nation that believed itself to be invincible, even when its strength was being systematically destroyed by the greatest industrial power in the world...read more

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9781781591987 | Naval Inst Pr, July 15, 2014, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: This book tells the story of a war unlike any other in history, fought between a nation that believed itself to be invincible, even when its strength was being systematically destroyed by the greatest industrial power in the world.

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Product Description: This new and exciting publication from seasoned historian and author Bryan Perrett charts the ups and downs of the German army from the days of Frederick the Great to the dying days of World War Two. It passes through the Napoleonic period, takes in the growth of war machinery under the leadership of Clausewitz and Moltke and acquaints the reader with the various victories won against Austria in 1866 and France in 1870...read more

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9781781591970 | Pen & Sword, January 19, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This new and exciting publication from seasoned historian and author Bryan Perrett charts the ups and downs of the German army from the days of Frederick the Great to the dying days of World War Two.

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Product Description: It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches of Normandy. Ordered to cut off the Germans' line of retreat, Andy's company comes under sustained attack until, as the only unwounded officer left, Andy finds himself in command and fighting for survival...read more

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9781407136684 | Gardners Books, January 2, 2014, cover price $11.85 | About this edition: It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches of Normandy.

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Product Description: First published in 1997, this timely release offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthrall readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based on the career of a real naval officer...read more

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9781781591956 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: First published in 1997, this timely release offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral.

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Product Description: At the start of World War One the Imperial German Navy had a large number of surface warships deployed around the world. These posed a considerable threat to British mercantile interests, particularly the import of food and fuel supplies...read more

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9781848846388 | Pen & Sword, November 30, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: At the start of World War One the Imperial German Navy had a large number of surface warships deployed around the world.

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Product Description: During WW1 the North Sea became the principal battleground for the navies of Britain and Germany. This book explains in chronological order the major encounters between Kaiser Wilhelm II’s High Seas Fleet and the Royal Navy. It also includes other important operations such as mine-laying and sweeping, the Zeppelin Offensive, the bomber offensive against the UK and complete background operational information within the area...read more

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9781848844506 | Pen & Sword, September 19, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: During WW1 the North Sea became the principal battleground for the navies of Britain and Germany.

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Product Description: The Battle of Britain - when the RAF fought the Luftwaffe for control of the skies above the English Channel. The decisive battle at Alamein, where the British 'Eighth Army' destroyed the German forces in Egypt. D-Day - the Allied invasion of France, when 130,000 men were landed on the Normandy beaches under enemy fire...read more

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9781407108681 | Gardners Books, March 2, 2009, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: The Battle of Britain - when the RAF fought the Luftwaffe for control of the skies above the English Channel.

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Product Description: It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches of Normandy. Ordered to cut off the Germans' line of retreat, Andy's company comes under sustained attack until, as the only unwounded officer left, Andy finds himself in command and fighting for survival...read more

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9781407103723 | New edition (Gardners Books, January 5, 2009), cover price $11.55 | About this edition: It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches of Normandy.

A plain-English guide to Britons in battle, from the Roman invasion to the ongoing Iraqi war Charging through the Britain's military past, this accessible guide brings to life the battles and wars that shaped the history of Britain-and the world. The book profiles commanders, explains strategies and tactics, and covers key developments in weaponry and technology.

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9780470032138 | For Dummies, June 11, 2007, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A plain-English guide to Britons in battle, from the Roman invasion to the ongoing Iraqi war Charging through the Britain's military past, this accessible guide brings to life the battles and wars that shaped the history of Britain-and the world.

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9780470061916 | For Dummies, July 9, 2007, cover price $24.99

In 1940 Peter Rogers joins an escort fleet in the North Atlantic where British convoys are suffering horrific losses from enemy U-boats. We share in the trials and tribulations of his duties, including the constant tension, the bitter cold, mountainous seas - and the moment when he and his father's captor come face to face...

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9781407136745 | Gardners Books, January 2, 2014, cover price $11.85
9780439959384 | Gardners Books, September 19, 2005, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: In 1940 Peter Rogers joins an escort fleet in the North Atlantic where British convoys are suffering horrific losses from enemy U-boats.

Product Description: Relive 30 of the most important battles of the last 2,000 years, and discover how evolving strategies, tactics, and weapons have transformed the world. Nearly 200 photos, drawings, and maps illustrate the ways changing technology and firepower affect how war is waged...read more

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9780304358618 | Gardners Books, August 11, 2005, cover price $11.65 | About this edition: Relive 30 of the most important battles of the last 2,000 years, and discover how evolving strategies, tactics, and weapons have transformed the world.

Bryan Perrett, whose true stories of wartime courage have proved highly popular, returns with 32 more historic tales of heroism and ultimate sacrifice. The thrilling and often tragic accounts take place on land, sea, and air, and introduce brave British, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, South African winners of the Victoria Cross, and U.S. winners of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Whether at the Battle of Balaklava during the Crimean War, the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodbath at Gallipoli, or the furious fighting at the Somme, every warrior here is a true hero.

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9780297846628 | Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Bryan Perrett, whose true stories of wartime courage have proved highly popular, returns with 32 more historic tales of heroism and ultimate sacrifice.

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9780304366989 | Cassell, January 19, 2005, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: As depicted in the great film Lawrence of Arabia, General Allenby planned a swift campaign that would knock Turkey out of World War I. His Desert Mounted Corps succeeded in sweeping through the Turkish lines in an action which was to take them all the way to Damascus, supported on their right flank by Lawrence and his Arab irregulars...read more

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9780275982928 | Praeger Pub Text, February 1, 2004, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: As depicted in the great film Lawrence of Arabia, General Allenby planned a swift campaign that would knock Turkey out of World War I.

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Product Description: the usually untold story of the use of gunboats

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9780785816041 | Book Sales, July 1, 2003, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: the usually untold story of the use of gunboats

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Product Description: An analysis of 13 conflicts in which the few stood out against the many, ranging from Napoleonic campaigns to World War II, from the Alamo to Arnhem Bridge, from the Wild West to the Pacific Ocean. Amongst the battles featured are Waterloo, Little Big Horn, Wake Atoll and Rorke's Drift...read more

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9780785816805 | Castle, April 1, 2003, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: An analysis of 13 conflicts in which the few stood out against the many, ranging from Napoleonic campaigns to World War II, from the Alamo to Arnhem Bridge, from the Wild West to the Pacific Ocean.

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Product Description: Set sail for adventure on the high seas! These 13 incredible, naval engagements show how gunboats won the day. In the 19th century, when colonial powers established, ruled, and accessed their empires from the sea, gunboats secured trading conditions...read more

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9780304353026 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: By focusing on 13 classic engagements in which gunboats won the day, you appreciate how they were used to establish and control empire, preserve trade routes, and police pirates and rebels.

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9780304356706, titled "Gunboat: Small Ships at War" | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Set sail for adventure on the high seas!

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Product Description: Today, even real soldiers rarely taste battle during their career. Yet, the fascination with combat persists: What is it like? How does the ordinary recruit find the inner strength to go on? A unique and brilliantly researched narrative follows 12 imaginary soldiers to answer these and other questions...read more

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9780304353019 | Cassell, October 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: How did the ordinary 20th-century foot soldier feel in the midst of a major battle, not yet aware that he was making history and lacking the vital information known to his commanders?

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9780304358632 | Cassell, October 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Today, even real soldiers rarely taste battle during their career.

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Product Description: Relive 30 of the most important battles of the last 2,000 years, and discover how evolving strategies, tactics, and weapons have transformed the world. Nearly 200 photos, drawings, and maps illustrate the ways changing technology and firepower affect how war is waged...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780304353071 | Cassell, October 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Relive 30 of the most important battles of the last 2,000 years, and discover how evolving strategies, tactics, and weapons have transformed the world.

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Product Description: What fierce motivation drives warriors to commit themselves to a last stand against a more powerful and better-armed enemy? The reasons are countless: anger, fear, brotherhood, personal glory, and survival. These 13 examples of persistence against incredible odds come from two centuries worth of combat in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780304354566 | Cassell, August 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: What fierce motivation drives warriors to commit themselves to a last stand against a more powerful and better-armed enemy?

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