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Hitler’s Vengeance
The Nazi “vengeance weapon” offensive of 1944-45 aimed to utterly demoralise the British population, particularly in London and the south east (and later the newly liberated Belgian city of Antwerp). Alongside the loss of lives and physical destructi
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Great Battles Aliwal 1846
The British deploy into line and marched steadily towards the Sikhs. Colonel James Robertson of the 31st Regiment described the battlefield as “a magnificent flat plain, extending for miles in the direction of the enemy’s entrenched camp”. The Briti
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Caudillos Of Latin America
Among the many honours festooned over his memory, including recognition as a founding father comparable to George Washington, Simon Bolívar stands as the finest example of that rare political creature – the caudillo. Possessed by a vision for a new o