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    "John Lennon's Dead": Stories of Protest, Hunger Strikes and Resistance


    25-pounder Field Gun 1939-72

    This book provides a full combat history of a gun that was used in every theatre of World War II and saw extensive service in the post war years, particularly in Korea and during the Malaysian emergency. The last 25 pounder gun was used in action by SAS troops at Mirbat, Oman in 1972.

    Adopting Mission Command: Developing Leaders for a Superior Command Culture

    This book offers set of recommendations, based on those mission command concepts, for adopting a superior command culture through education and training.

    Air War Northern Ireland: Britain's Air Arms and the 'Bandit Country' of South Armagh, Operation Banner 1969 - 2007

    Drawing on a wide range of sources, including official records and the accounts of aircrew, this is the first book to examine the war in the skies over the fiercely contested region of South Armagh during the 'Troubles'.

    Amphibious Assault Falklands: the Battle of San Carlos Water

    Since he was in charge of the amphibious operations in the Falklands War, it goes without saying that there is no one better qualified to tell the story of that aspect of the campaign than Commodore Michael Clapp. He tells of why San Carlos Water was chosen for the assault and the subsequent inshore operations.

    Apache at War

    Billed as 'the ultimate fighting machine', the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter is a US-designed close-support aircraft in service with US forces and, in the UK, with the Army Air Corps (AAC).This is a senior AAC pilot's vivid account of flying this and other combat helicopters in action.


    The thwarted invasion of England by the Spanish Armada is studied here in detail. How Philip II's fleet was stopped from invading England and forced into full retreat is looked into with the help of battle plans and bird's eye views of the action.

    Arms and Armour of the Renaissance Joust

    Tobias Capwell continues his history of jousting through surviving artefacts at the Royal Armouries. He reveals how the jousts and tournaments of the Renaissance transported knightly combat into a performance art, with demonstrations of aristocratic skill, superhuman strength and cutting-edge equipment.


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