The Story of HMS Revenge by Alexander Stilwell

By Alexander Stilwell

Among Drake's Revenge and the Polaris submarine, the newest Revenge, are the distinction years of the Royal military. Revenge was once on the Armada, the Azores, Trafalgar and Jutland and with guns in a position to bad destruction. the 1st Revenge commanded by means of Queen Elizabeth's favorite, Francis Drake, symbolised the arrogance and aptitude of that interval. speedier and extra manoeuvrable than the large Spanish galleons. The effective 25,000 ton battleship with 8 15 inch weapons was once consultant of the power of the British Empire at its top. the 1st Revenge could have very easily outfitted around the beam of this battleship. This e-book is greater than in regards to the ships, attention-grabbing as they're. It describes their commanders and crews, captures the flavor of existence on board and information technological advancements, and naturally, the activities during which they have been concerned. The textual content is supported by means of a range of serious photos.

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Gallipoli: The Dardanelles Disaster in Soldiers' Words and by Richard Van Emden, Stephen Chambers

By Richard Van Emden, Stephen Chambers

Providing greater than a hundred and fifty never-before-published pictures of the crusade, many taken through the warriors themselves, including unpublished written fabric from British, Anzac, French and Turkish, together with eyewitness debts of the landings, this can be an unrivalled account of what quite occurred at Gallipoli.

Van Emden's gripping narrative and lucid research of Churchill's notorious operation, compliments Chambers's evocative photos, exhibiting how the swift unfold of ailments like dissentry, the shortcoming of fresh water and nutrients, the great losses on either side affected morale, until eventually ultimately in January 1916, in what have been the best-laid plans of the whole disastrous crusade, the Allies effectively fooled the Turkish forces and evacuated their troops from the peninsula with out extra casualties.

Leading First international struggle historian Richard van Emden and Gallipoli specialist Stephen Chambers have produced a completely clean, own and illuminating learn of 1 of the good War's so much catastrophic occasions.

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The American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812: People, by Jeff Wallenfeldt

By Jeff Wallenfeldt

Many americans buoy their nationwide delight and patriotism within the tableau of the yankee Revolutionwhere the downtrodden rose up opposed to taxation and rule from in a foreign country to defeat probably the most strong international locations on the earth. From the middle of the night journey of Paul Revere to the chilly wintry weather at Valley Forge, freedom used to be a correct proudly received. This publication investigates the real battles, speeches, and key avid gamers of this inspiring upsurge that resulted in the production of a brand new country.

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Napoleon and the Operational Art of War: Essays in Honor of by Michael V Leggiere

By Michael V Leggiere

In Napoleon and the Operational artwork of battle, the top students of Napoleonic army background give you the such a lot authoritative research of Napoleon’s battlefield good fortune and supreme failure. Napoleon’s improvement and mastery of the operational artwork of battle is printed as each one bankruptcy analyzes one Napoleonic struggle or significant crusade of a warfare. to accomplish this, the essays agree to the typical topics of Napoleon’s making plans, his command and keep an eye on, his execution of plans, and the reaction of his adversaries. Napoleon's sea strength and the British reaction to the French problem at sea can also be investigated. total, this quantity displays the best scholarship and state of the art learn to be present in Napoleonic army historical past.

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