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The Art Of Prowling
Author: Col. G. A. Wade Publisher: Royal Armouries Price: £6.99 This curious little book offers advice for members of the Home Guard on patrol duty during World War II. Originally published in 1940, it has been reissued in hardback by the Royal Armo
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Polish Airborne At Arnhem
The 1st Polish Parachute Brigade was, in the words of its commander Major General Stanislaw Sosabowski, “An Army bastard, born out of wedlock, unwanted and with most of the qualities and faults of a love-child – strength, stubbornness and determinati
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South Georgia, 1982 “We All Die Here”
South Georgia is one of the most remote islands in the world. At 104 miles long and 23 wide, it is a mountainous drop in the southern Atlantic Ocean. To its south lies only the icy desolation of Antarctica and its nearest inhabited neighbours are the