By Andrew Lownie; Nisid Hajari; Amarpal Singh; Christopher Andrew; Jonathan Trigg
London   St Martin's Press; Amberley; Allen Lane
9.5" by 6.5" xiv, 433; xxii, 328; xxix, 513; xii, 948; 319pp.
A collection of five interesting and intense works on recent conflicts in military history.
By Andrew Lownie; Nisid Hajari; Amarpal Singh; Christopher Andrew; Jonathan Trigg

2015-2021 Five Volumes of Work of Military History

London   St Martin's Press; Amberley; Allen Lane
9.5" by 6.5" xiv, 433; xxii, 328; xxix, 513; xii, 948; 319pp.
A collection of five interesting and intense works on recent conflicts in military history.
£95.00
: 3kgs / : 853T60

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First Edition, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

Five volumes. First editions. Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess by Andrew Lownie, 2015. The biography began as a dissertation submitted by Lownie for his doctorate at the University of Edinburgh and is now considered to be the first of Burgess that understood the role that he played as one of the Cambridge Five, a ring of spies in the United Kingdom that passed information to the Soviet Union during the Second World War and the Cold War. Written by Andrew Lownie, a British biographer and literary agent. Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition by Nisid Hajari, 2015. The book chronicles the partition of India and the riots and other violence that followed. It was the 2016 recipient of the Colby Award. Written by Nisid Hajari, an Indian-American writer, editor and foreign affairs analyst. The Second Anglo-Sikh War by Amarpal Singh, 2016. Illustrated with forty-one images and photographs to the centre. The story of the conflict that led to the downfall of the Sikh Empire, including the narrative of the campaign with battlefield guides that draw on eyewitness accounts. Written by Amarpal Singh, born in Punjab and later moving to the U.K., a military historian and writer. The Secret World: A History of Intelligence by Christopher Andrew, 2018. Illustrated with eighty-three paintings, drawings, and photographs. The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day. Written by Christopher Andrews, an Emeritus Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Cambridge with an interest in international relations and the history of intelligence services. Barbarossa Through German Eyes: The Biggest Invasion in History by Jonathan Trigg, 2021. Having taken over Germany in 1933, Hitler launched a series of lightning campaigns across Europe that crushed Poland, Denmark, Norway, France, the Low Countries and then the Balkans. Then, on 22 June 1941, the Nazi dictator turned East and flung his victorious armies into the vastness of the Soviet Union. Written by Jonathan Trigg, a British infantry officer in the Royal Anglian Regiment, historian, and writer.

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In the original cloth binding. Externally, excellent with light shelf wear only. Original unclipped dust wrapper is very smart with light shelf wear to the extremities. Small tears to the head of the spine to The Second Anglo-Sikh War and The Secret World. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.

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