Military History Books


Pen and Sword are one of the UK’s leading military history book publishers. Over recent years the company has continued to grow and has added new imprints to its core area of military history. Now specialising in all areas of military history covering; land, naval and air, incorporating warfare from ancient times to the 21st century.

Ancient History Battlefield Guidebooks British History Colonial Warfare Crimean War Eastern Front English Civil War Medieval History Military Biography Napoleonic Post World War Two Regimental History Snipers Tanks Wargaming World War One World War Two


This is an interesting and well-illustrated look into the exciting world of modern archaeology. It is a book not to be missed and it should appeal to a wide audience as a modern detective story. It may enthuse some readers to such an extent that they will become archaeologists and contribute to our essential pool of knowledge of the past.

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One of the great joys of the outpouring of WWI history books, marking the first centenary, is the quality being achieved and the fresh insights being offered. This book is well up at the front of these new publications. The author has written expertly, the publisher has achieved a high standard of production, and the lavish illustration is outstanding, but at a very affordable price.

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The Battleground Series is now well-established with more than 140 titles in print. This addition to the series maintains the very high standard set by the series. It includes a great many images in support of the text. The combination of thorough research and clear writing has produced a comprehensive work that can be used as a battlefield guide, or as a detailed historical account that will grace any WWI library. Highly recommended.

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This book, in the Despatches from the Front series, is primary source material, valued by schollars and enthusiasts alike. It also provides a number of readable despatches from senior officers who are able to provide a detailed assessment, having access to reports from junior officers, the results of reconnaissance, and the direct knowledge of how and why they took the decisions that shaped the outcome.

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This is an essential history of naval warfare during World War One. It is strongly recommended, providing balanced, insightful accounts and judgements. The illustration is of the highest quality.

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