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Marlborough's Wars: Eyewitness Accounts 1702-1713

Marlborough's Wars: Eyewitness Accounts 1702-1713 Concentrates on how warfare was perceived by the men and women who experienced the action at firsthand. This vivid selection of contemporary accounts – through memoirs, letters, official documents, dispatches, newspaper reports, and eyewitness testimony from the French and Allied sides of the conflict – covers every aspect of the war to create a panoramic yet minutely detailed picture of those years of turmoil. Linking narrative provides a penetrating analysis of the strategy and tactics of warfare at the time. $30.00 USD

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The Attack on Troy

The Attack on Troy About 3,300 years ago, Agamemnon, king of Mycenae in Greece, attacked the city of Troy in western Anatolia. The bloody siege that followed gave rise to one of the most famous legends of the ancient world, and the search for the truth behind the legend has intrigued scholars ever since. This new investigation reconsiders all the evidence in order to establish the facts and give a historical basis to the most potent myth of ancient warfare. $23.00 USD

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The 1066 Norman Bruisers: How European Thugs Became English Gentry Analyzes England in the late Middle Ages and investigates how a bunch of European thugs became the quintessentially English gentry. In 1066, go-getting young immigrant Osbern Fitz Tezzo crossed the Channel in William the Conqueror's army. Little did he know that it would take five years to vanquish the English, years in which the Normans suffered almost as much as the people they had set out to subdue. For the English, the Norman Conquest was an unmitigated disaster, killing thousands by the sword or starvation. But for Osbern and his compatriots, it brought territory and treasure – and a generational evolution they could never have imagined. $43.00 USD

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Mastermind of Dunkirk and D-Day: The Vision of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay Biography of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, who masterminded the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in 1940 and continued to play a crucial role in WWII, including helping plan the invasion of Sicily and Normandy. Of note, he had retired in 1938 after 40 years in the Navy, but was persuaded out of retirement by Winston Churchill in 1939 – but was not reinstated to the Active List until April 1944 when he was promoted to Admiral and appointed Naval Commander-in-Chief for the D-Day naval expeditionary force. $35.00 USD

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Across the Rhine: January-May 1945 The last rites were administered to the Third Reich from the west by a massive concentration of Allied forces and firepower. With France secured, Hitler's vain counterattack in the Ardennes held, and the Channel and North Sea ports cleared, little stood in the way of the Allies other than the dominant geographical feature of western Europe: the mighty Rhine River stretching from the North Sea almost to Switzerland.

Ahead of the Allies were the remains of the German forces, often no more than Volkssturm or Hitlerjugend, determined to resist for as long as possible, so that their Fuhrer had time to unleash his super weapons. In the end, these proved figments of Hitler's imagination and the defenders crumbled in the face of units that, after nine months of training, had become deadly proponents of the art of aggressive warfare with modern equipment – such as the M26 Pershing and Comet – being rushed to the front in the hope it could see action before the war finished. $30.00 USD

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MARSHAL OF VICTORY: The Autobiography of General Georgy Zhukov

Marshal of Victory: The Autobiography of General Georgy Zhukov Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov remains a national hero in today's Russia, as the man who beat Hitler and saved both Russia and Europe from the Nazis. His reputation is that of a Russian patriot and an independent-minded general who remained a key figure in Stalin's high command throughout the Great Patriotic War. Zhukov played a significant role in virtually all the principal battles on the Eastern Front during WWII – including Moscow, Leningrad, Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin. It was Zhukov who formally accepted Germany's unconditional surrender in 1945. In his post-war autobiography, Zhukov chronicled his brilliant career as he saw it – and wanted it to be seen. His memoirs reveal the why and how of decision-making at the highest level of the Soviet command throughout the war, and his continued loyalty to the Soviet dictator despite being demoted after the war. $35.00 USD

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The Freedom Shield: The 191st Assault Helicopter Company in Vietnam Covers the 191st Assault Helicopter Company, tasked with carrying troops into battle, and its attacks on enemy positions and evacuations of wounded in UH-1 Iroquois Huey helicopters. Assembled from a hodgepodge selection of hand-me-down aircraft, used equipment, and overlooked personnel, its appearance belied the invaluable work of the crews. This narrative of the company, told through collected stories of 191st pilots, crews and support personnel, defines a breed of soldier newly minted in Vietnam: the combat assault-helicopter crewman. Their accounts of helicopter combat at the height of the Vietnam conflict accurately recreate the sights and sounds of the battlefields, the fear and horror of watching close friends torn to pieces, and their feelings on returning to base. $35.00 USD

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The Destruction of 6th Army at Stalingrad

The Destruction of 6th Army at Stalingrad Another volume in the well-received photo-history series covers the German drive to Stalingrad, the fight for the city, its siege by enveloping Soviet forces, and the ultimately unsuccessful effort to break the siege. The men of 6th Army fought to the end, but by February 1943, the last pockets of German resistance were either destroyed or had surrendered. $23.00 USD

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Hitler's Heavy Tank Battalions 1942-1945 Photographs of the Wehrmacht's Schwere Panzerableilungs on operations between 1942 and 1945, not only Tiger I and Tiger II tanks, but including Pz III, Flakpanzer IV, Sd.Kfz 7/1 self-propelled antiaircraft guns, Sd.Kfz 9 and 10 halftracks, Sd.Kfz 2, Kettenkrad gun tractors, and Berge Panther armored recovery vehicle. While feared by the Allies in the early years, these units suffered increasing attrition from antitank artillery, ground attack aircraft, and mechanical issues. $23.00 USD

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Dawn of Empire: Spanish-American War of 1898 in the Atlantic Ocean

Dawn of Empire: Spanish-American War of 1898 in the Atlantic Ocean An uncomplicated game centered on the naval aspects of the Spanish-American War of 1898 in the Atlantic Ocean. The game depicts this conflict at a strategic level instead of intricate tactical mechanisms. The intent of the game is to provide a broad overview of the historical events after the explosion which sunk the U.S.S. Maine in Havana harbor, while being fun to play. Product information: Complexity: 4 out of 10; Solitaire Suitability: 4 out of 10; Time Scale: 11 days per turn; Map Scale: variable (area movement maps); Unit Scale: individual warships; Players: 1 to 2; Playing Time: 2 to 3 hours. $55.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…

Miniature Wargames: Issue #446

Miniature Wargames: Issue #446 Articles include: Belgeroth's Last Stand: Oathmark scenario by rules author Joe McCullough; Painting your Oathmark Elves; Bootleggers, Stetsons & Chicago Pianos: Rules and scenarios for booze running in the 1920s; Command Decision: Dacian Frontier 87AD – As Decebalus, can you stop the Roman invasion?; A Game for our Times: Simple modern AFV combat rules useful for solo or remote play; Send Three & Fourpence: Remote gaming; Build a Well: Dead Man's Hand cattle-rustling scenario; Bolt Action: Authentic, or, just 40K for WWII?; Ruined Tower: Scratchbuilt for Elder Scrolls; Club Spotlight: South London Warlords; Defense in Depth: Reviews of figures and rules; Quartermaster: Reviews of scenery and accessories; Forward Observer: News; and Recce: Reviews of eleven books. $9.00 USD

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