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World War I

World War I

…Eyewitness World War 1 is an exciting and informative guide to the Great War that centred on Europe between 1914-1918. Stunning real-life photographs illustrating the people places and stories offer a unique "eyewitness" view of the conflict dubbed the 'war to end all wars'. From…

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The First World War

The First World War

…you ever wondered who fired the first British shot of World War One? Or who claimed the glory of downing the Red Baron? And what has Winnie the Pooh got to do with it all? Telling the stories of the battles the aircraft the weapons the soldiers the poets the campaigns and the many heroes Norman…

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The First World War

The First World War

Raging for over four years across the tortured landscapes of Europe Africa and the Middle East the First World War changed the face of warfare forever. Characterised by slow costly advances and fierce attrition the great battles of the Somme Verdun and Ypres incurred human loss on a scale never…

£20.00

Mini Me Model WW1 Soldier

Mini Me Model WW1 Soldier

…British soldier should. He has his rifle in his hand with his helmet pulled down; he’s ready to fight the Germans in the trenches.This Mini Me model makes the ideal gift for those wanting to remember the sacrifices the soldiers made for Great Britain and the Allied Forces in the First World

£14.00

Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers nurses mothers sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints.Key Features:160 pagesHardbackPublished in 2015

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Poems from the First World War

Poems from the First World War

…the First World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers nurses mothers sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWI from different standpoints. It records the early excitement and patriotism the bravery friendship and loyalty of the soldiers and the heartbreak…

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Stories of the First World War

Stories of the First World War

The story of the war of 1914-1918 told through the experiences of twelve children and young people. From the efforts on the Home Front in both Britain and Germany to the young soldiers in the trenches at the Western Front and from the horrors of Gallipoli to the naval battle of Jutland.Date…

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Posters of the Second World War

Posters of the Second World War

…    British Posters of the Second World War presents one hundred posters from this important period in world history. Some proclaimed in bold type that "Victory of the Allies is assured” and featured stalwart British soldiers alongside exaggerated enemy figures. Others…

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The Story of World War One

The Story of World War One

…make up the chilling story of World War One. Did you know that German Zeppelins were made from cow intestines the same material as sausage skins so sausages were banned in Germany? Or that the fighting was stopped on Christmas Day 1914 so that German and British soldiers could play football in no…

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Boy Soldiers of the Great War

Boy Soldiers of the Great War

…tiptoes to bluff their way into a war of unforeseen horror. How and why so many under-aged boys were able to get to the battlefields is a complex mystery of World War I and until Richard van Emden's classic account largely unexplored. Boy Soldiers of the Great War tells for the first time the…

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Horrible Histories Woeful Second World War Magnetic Bookmark

Horrible Histories Woeful Second World War Magnetic Bookmark

…Horrible Histories books the bookmark is a great gift idea for any fan. It is printed with typically irreverent illustrations depicting the dismal lot of a Second World War Soldier.Key Features:Cardboard bookmarkIntegral magnetBranded backing cardOther Horrible Histories Bookmarks available

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You Wouldnt Want to be in the Trenches in World War One

You Wouldnt Want to be in the Trenches in World War One

…the war just broken out in Europe find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the trenches. From sharing your bed with rats and lice to a diet of bully beef bread and biscuits discover why you really wouldn't want to be a soldier living in a trench during World War One.…

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The Great War 100

The Great War 100

…Bravest Soldiers - The First World War'. As well as the personal stories Scott is on a mission to open up whole subject of the First World War to children teenagers and adults alike who would not necessarily read 900 page epics on the subject. His latest work 'World War One: A Layman's…

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The Best Christmas Present in the World

The Best Christmas Present in the World

…in an antique desk brings one soldier's experience hauntingly to life. A typically spellbinding tale from the battlefields of World War One from former Children's Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse Michael Morpurgo. This vivid and emotive war story is matched by the stunning…

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Horrible Histories Woeful Second Word War Fridge Magnet

Horrible Histories Woeful Second Word War Fridge Magnet

Bring to mind all the gore and more of the Second World War with this classic Horrible Histories Fridge Magnet. Featuring a typically witty illustration of a combat soldier under fire from a tank the magnet is a great way to attach notes or cards to your fridge. The magnetic fridge magnet has been…

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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

…amusing picture of the ordinary soldier's experience of the First World War.About the AuthorPeter Doyle is a scientist military histoian and author. His previous books for Shire include The British Soldier of the First World War and First World War Britain.Date Published 10th February…

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The Great War: 1914-1918

The Great War: 1914-1918

The Great War was the first truly global conflict and it changed the course of world history. In this magnum opus critically-acclaimed historian Peter Hart examines the conflict in every arena around the world in a history that combines cutting edge scholarship with vivid and unfamiliar eyewitness…

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The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940 – 1945 provides a fascinating insight into the training of the special service volunteer soldiers who formed the Commandos. It has been compiled from wartime training manuals and documents including 1942 reports and lecture notes from the Commando Training Centre…

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The Trenches

The Trenches

…Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great War has been raging for three years when Billy finds himself taking part in the deadly Big Push forward. But he is shocked to discover that the bullets of his fellow soldiers aren't just aimed at the enemy...Date Published 5th May…

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The Christmas Truce

The Christmas Truce

Down at the front on a cold winter's night in 1914 amidst the worst war the world had ever seen an inexplicable silence spread from man to man. Belief was in the air. Then the soldiers ceased fire and the magic of Christmas took hold... Carol Ann Duffy's brilliant new poem celebrates the…

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The Roses of No Mans Land

The Roses of No Mans Land

…straight out of Edwardian drawing rooms into the manifest horrors of the First World War ...' Yet the volunteer nurses rose magnificently to the occasion. In leaking tents and draughty huts they fought another war a war against agony and death as men lay suffering from the pain of unimaginable…

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Catastrophe

Catastrophe

…against the 'poets' view' that the war was not worth winning. It was vital to the freedom of Europe he says that the Kaiser's Germany should be defeated. His narrative of the early battles will astonish those whose images of the war are simply of mud wire trenches and steel helmets.…

£30.00

The Royal Engineers at Chatham

The Royal Engineers at Chatham

…Napoleonic Wars and the Threat of Invasion7. The New Fortifications8. Firepower and Sieges9. Barracks and Brompton10. After the Napoleonic Wars11. The Crimean War and Reform12. The School of Military Engineering13. Reforming Soldiers' Lives14. New Fortifications and World War I15. World War

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Make Your Own Hero Dog Sock Puppet

Make Your Own Hero Dog Sock Puppet

Make your very own War Dog Hero to commemorate the brave and heroic dogs that served in World War I and World War II.Dogs were used in both World Wars in a wide variety of roles. Their jobs included pulling machine guns and equipment for their fellow soldiers; carrying aid to the wounded…

£7.00

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