• History
      May 2008

      The Complete Illustrated History of World War I

      A concise authoritative account of the course of the Great War, with analysis of decisive encounters and landmark engagements

      by Ian Westwell

      This wide-ranging book begins with the state of Europe before the war then embarks on four major chapters chronicling the war a year at a time. Major battles are interspersed with spreads detailing the weapons and tactics used. A final chapter looks at th

    • History
      April 2010

      The Complete Illustrated History of The First & Second World Wars

      An authoritative account of two of the deadliest conflicts in human history with details of decisive encounters and landmark engagements

      by Donald Sommerville Ian Westwell

      This book begins by looking at the origins of World War I and then chronicles the war a year at a time. The second half of the book details the history of World War II, from the rise of Hitler and the persecution of the Jewish race to the attacks on Pearl

    • History
      April 2011

      The Ultimate Collected History of World Wars I & II

      A box set of two reference books with 1000 photographs

      by Ian Westwell Donald Sommerville

      This comprehensive boxed set brings together two expertly written accounts of the histories of World War I and II. Each book covers all aspects of the war, including detailed analyses of decisive encounters, and profiles of important political and militar

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      October 2013

      WORLD WAR I: HISTORY & UNIFORM

      Two expert guides to the Great War, containing over 1200 photographs, maps, battle plans and illustrations

      by Ian Westwell Jonathan North

      The two books in this magnificent collection give an authoritative insight into the war of 1914 to 1918

    • Warfare & defence
      January 2017

      THE HISTORY OF THE FIRST & SECOND WORLD WARS

      With more than 1000 evocative photographs, maps and battle plans

      by Donald Sommerville and Ian Westwell

      This comprehensive history begins by looking at the origins of WWI and then chronicles the war a year at a time. The second half of the book details the history of WWII, from the rise of Hitler and the persecution of the Jewish race to the attacks on Pear

    • History
      February 2011

      An Illustrated History of the Weapons of World War One

      A comprehensive chronological directory of the military weapons used in World War One, from field artillery and machine guns to the rise of U-boats and allied submarines, with over 180 photographs

      by Ian Westwell

      World War One was a global military conflict. The loss of life was unequalled, with some 8 million solders and more than 6 million civilians dying during four years of stagnant trench warfare and in failed attacks. It was the first time that many of the m

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