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War In Focus
An American gun crew crouches as they fire their M20 75mm recoilless rifle, in support of infantry units across the valley. First deployed in the closing months of WWII, the M20 became a mainstay of US forces and their allies in post-1945 conflicts.
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Entertaining The Troops 1939-1945
Author: Kiri Bloom Waldon Publisher: Shire Publications Price: £7.67 The idea of entertaining the troops during war has long been seen as vital for keeping up morale and breaking the monotony of military life when not on the frontline. Whether you
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Second Punic War
Carthage is defeated in the First Punic War (264-241 BCE) and loses Sardinia and Corsica to Rome. However, the Carthaginians gain control in Iberia and tensions rise over the hegemony of Saguntum, a Hellenized coastal city with Roman connections. Ha