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TO DO AND DIE

By: Mercer Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper, London: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012218

ISBN: 0007302800

Condition: Good


1854 and the cold brutality of the Crimean war is underway, the stench of despair hangs heavy in the air. Anthony Morgan is a young officer in the 95th Regiment, fresh to the battlefield and the cruel bitterness of warfare. View more info

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FIGHTING SHIPS In the Age of Steam

By: Ortzen Len

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012402

Condition: Good


The author exmines the great advantages as well as the undreamed of horrors, which steam power brought to battles at sea and the effects of the increasingly sophisticated techniques which inevitably accompanied it. Drawing on a wealth of original material he describes what went on behind the scenes in ships whose names have now become legendary - the Graf Spee, HMS Warspite and USS Enterprise plus many others. View more info

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THE CRIMEAN WAR The Truth Behind the Myth

By: Ponting Clive

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012333

ISBN: 0701173904

Condition: Very Good


In this text, published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the declaration of hosiilities in March 1854 Clive Ponting sorts the myths from the reality and tells the true story of the heroism of the ordinary soldiers, often through eye-witness acccounts of the men who fought and those who survived the terrible winter of 1854-55. View more info