Pipeline to Battle: An Engineer’s Adventures with the British Eighth Army […

Includes the War in North Africa Illustration Pack – 112 photos/illustrations and 21 maps.A Sapper with the Eight Army tells the story of one of the greatest engineering feats of the war…of how the man who became known as the “water bloke” to the entire British Army in Africa delivered precious drinking water from the […]

The War in the West – A New History: Volume 1: Germany Ascendant 1939-1941 …

Are you ready for the truth about World War Two? The Second World War is the most cataclysmic and violent sequence of events in recent times. But for the past seven decades, our understanding of it has relied upon conventional wisdom, propaganda and an interpretation skewed by the information available. James Holland has spent over […]

The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters

The Dirlewanger Brigade was an anti-partisan unit of the Nazi army, reporting directly to Heinrich Himmler. The first members of the brigade were mostly poachers who were released from prisons and concentration camps and who were believed to have the skills necessary for hunting down and capturing partisan fighters in their camps in the forests […]

Crater’s Edge

About this book [from back cover]: ‘Grass-shoots struggling on the edge of a crater’ is how the writer Melchior Wankowicz described life in wartime. The image has a particular resonance for Michal Giedroyc. In September 1939, as a ten-year-old boy, he watched the Russian security police seize his home in the eastern borderlands of Poland. […]

Finest Years: Churchill as Warlord 1940–45

Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before. Winston Churchill was the greatest war leader Britain ever had. In 1940, the nation rallied behind him in an extraordinary fashion. But thereafter, argues Max Hastings, there was a deep divide between what Churchill wanted from the British people and […]