Books - General

Books - General

This section covers the First World War, World War Two, general military history, dedication to the fallen of Wiltshire towns, local areas of interest.

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The Military Life and Times of General Sir Miles Dempsey

The Military Life and Times of General Sir Miles Dempsey

£19.99

An account of the military life and times of General Sir Miles Dempsey Commander of the British Second Army in the invasion of Europe 1944 45. During the Normandy landings he commanded over half a million men and, from the British military point of view, his contribution to the success of that campaign was second only to that of the Army Group Commander, Montgomery.

Special Forces Commander. The Life and Wars of Peter Wand-Tetley OBE MC Commando, SAS, SOE and Paratrooper.

Special Forces Commander.  The Life and Wars of Peter Wand-Tetley OBE MC Commando, SAS, SOE and Paratrooper.

£19.99

A biography of Special Forces Commander Peter Wand-Tetley OBE MC by Michael Scott

Wiltshire and the Great War

Wiltshire and the Great War

£16.99

During the course of the Great War Wiltshire became home to troops from Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well as Britain. With soldiers forming a third of the population the effect on the businesses, farms and indeed the morals of the county was dramatic. Wiltshire and the Great War describes pre-war training, outlines the pioneering of military aviation in the county and describes the role of railways in moving tens of thousands of troops. Also described are advances in military technology, the camp-building scandals that led to an inquiry by a Royal Commission, press censorship and the blighting of the Stonehenge landscape. Wiltshire and the Great War provides a wealth of detail for those interested in local, military and social history.

The War Poets

The War Poets

£4.99

An Anthology

British Campaign Medals 1815 - 1914

British Campaign Medals 1815 - 1914

£4.50

BRITISH CAMPAGIAN MEDALS 1815-1914, by Peter Duckers

British Campaign Medals 1914 - 2005

British Campaign Medals 1914 - 2005

£5.99

BRITISH CAMPAIGN MEDALS 1914-2005. A Shire Guide. This is an updated edition, covering the period 2000-2005.

British Gallantry Awards

British Gallantry Awards

£5.99

A Shire Guide

British Orders and Decorations

British Orders and Decorations

£5.99

British Orders and Decorations by Peter Duckers. This book introduces the insignia worn by members of British Orders of Knighthood and Chivalry.

The British Soldier of the First World War

The British Soldier of the First World War

£6.99

Peter Doyle explores the life of the average British 'Tommy' of the Great War, in battle and at rest, in training, and on his return home. Illustrated with evocative images of the war, and items of the soldier's kit, it provides answers to the question: what was it like to be a soldier in the First World War?