Gallipoli tells of the disastrous campaign at Gallipoli in 1915 when the allies failed to knock Turkey out of the war.
An easy to understand account of one of the opening actions of the Battle of the Bulge. Contains detailed maps of positions and graphic first-hand accounts from veterans.
‘He who holds Hill 112, holds Normandy’ said a German general, while the British regarded the hill as ‘the Key to Normandy’. During the battle in June and July 1944, both sides were to fight hard for its dominating views over the surrounding area.
Malta: Island Under Siege not only relates the decisive military action from World War II but also details the religious, historical and political events.
This fully revised second edition of Christina Holstein’s acclaimed Battleground guide to Fort Douaumont will be essential reading for students of the Battle of Verdun, for visitors to the battlefield, and for anyone who is interested in the history of twentieth-century fortifications.
No other conflict has sparked the imagination or interest of so many people worldwide as World War Two.
By Spring 1945, with the Russians closing fast on Berlin from the East, the US and British Armies of Patton and Montgomery were faced with one major hurdle, the Rhine. Heavily defended by the Nazis, this obstacle would only be crossed by a massive operation requiring meticulous planning and bold execution.
Before EPSOM in late June 1944 there remained the chance that a German counter-stroke might seriously threaten the bridgehead. After EPSOM, the Allies retained the strategic initiative through to the liberation of France and Belgium.
This is the fifth release in a series that provides a comprehensive insight into all aspects of RAF Bomber Command in World War Two.