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A Seaman's Pocketbook

A Seaman's Pocketbook

by Brain Lavery

A Seaman's Pocketbook

At the height of the Second World War this small pocket-book was issued to all ratings on board ships of the Royal Navy. In straight period prose it outlines all the basic expressions and tasks a s...
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German Invasion Plans for the British Isles 1940

German Invasion Plans for the British Isles 1940


German Invasion Plans for the British Isles, 1940

I have decided to prepare a landing operation against England, and if necessary to carry it. - Adolf Hitler, 16 July 1940. Immediately after the fall of France in June 1...
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German Soldier's Pocket Manual

German Soldier's Pocket Manual

by Stephen Bull

German Soldier's Pocket Manual

This is the first Pocket Manual to be dedicated to the German Army in the First World War, with chapters comprising of complete documents or extracts drawn from two major sources: the Germ...
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Jungle Survival Pocket Manual

Jungle Survival Pocket Manual

by Mr Alan Jeffreys

Jungle Survial Pocket Manual 1944 : Instructions on Warfare, Terrain, Endurance and the Dnagers of the Tropics

During the Second World War, British and American soldiers were sent to new and challenging theatres, fighti...
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Physical Training Simplified

Physical Training Simplified

by Edward B Warman

Physical Training Simplified

This handbook of physical fitness from the Edwardian age is both refreshingly practical and amusingly eccentric. Dynamic good health is the aim - not giant muscles - and much care and attent...
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Princess Elizabeth's Wedding Day

Princess Elizabeth's Wedding Day


Princess Elizabeth's Wedding Day Reproduction 1947 Pitkin Guide

A re-release of the first ever Pitkin title, published by Mr Pitkin in 1947 to celebrate the wedding day of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in Westmin...
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Quick Training For War

Quick Training For War

by Robert Baden Powell

Quick Training For War

In this fascinating little book, Baden-Powell uses his extensive military experience and memories of service in Africa to distill soldiering down to 'the four C-s': Courage, Common sense, Cunning ...
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Running A Big Ship

Running A Big Ship

by Brian Lavery

Running A Big Ship : The Classic Guide to Commanding a Second World War Battleship

Having completed the highly prestigious assignment of commanding HMS Hood, then the most famous warship in the world, Captain Rory O'Con...
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Tank Manual

Tank Manual


Tank Manual

How do you aim a tank gun?What are the best tactics on the battlefield?How cramped was it inside a Second World War tank?How did it feel to take a hit from enemy fire?Allied victory in the Second World War w...
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The Air Ministry Survival Guide

The Air Ministry Survival Guide


The Air Ministry Survival Guide

First issued to British airmen in the 1950s the beautifully illustrated Air Ministry Survival Guide provides invaluable practical tips and instruction on how to keep calm and carry on in ...
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The Art of Prowling

The Art of Prowling


The Art of Prowling

`It is extraordinary how reluctant the British soldier is to show cunning. We try to play the game of war as if it had rules for fair play like cricket and football.'`If you want to make your spell o...
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The Merchant Navy Seaman's Pocket Manual

The Merchant Navy Seaman's Pocket Manual

by Chris McNab

The Merchant Navy Seaman Pocket Manual 1939-1945

"He is usually dressed rather like a tramp. His sweater is worn, his trousers frayed, while what was once a cap is perched askew on his tanned face. He wears no gold brai...
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The Royal Navy Officer's Pocket Book

The Royal Navy Officer's Pocket Book

by Brian Lavery

Royal Navy Officer's Pocket Book

""The art of command is...to be the complete master, and yet the complete friend of every man on board; the temporal lord and yet the spiritual brother of every rating; to be detached an...
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The Submarine Commander Pocket Manual

The Submarine Commander Pocket Manual

by Chris McNabb

The Submarine Commander Pocket Manual 1939-1945

Submarine commanders in WWII dealt with both enormous risk and responsibility; charged with sinking enemy shipping whilst avoiding detection, they had to correctly locate ...
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The Tommies Manual 1916

The Tommies Manual 1916


Tommies Manual 1916

How do you aim a Lewis gun?What can you do to protect your war horse from a gas attack?How do you design a barbed wire entanglement for a front line trench?What does an 18-pounder artillery piece do ...
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Wipers Times

Wipers Times

by Christopher Westhorp

Wipers Times

Decades ahead of the amusing but distorting buffoonery of Blackadder Goes Forth, this complete edition of the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of the First World War, is an extraordinary mix of blac...
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