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The Pegasus and Orne Bridges: Their Capture, Defences and Relief on D-Day



The glider-borne operation to capture Pegasus Bridge has an established place in the annals of warfare. Conducted by Major John Howard and his company of Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry it was a superbly daring, brilliantly executed ‘coup de main’ assault. Equally brave was the seizure of the Orne bridges by airborne forces and the defence against ferocious German counter attacks over a prolonged period.

The author who has a deep specialised knowledge of the area and period…

Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire



The stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 liberated 400 million Indians from the British Empire. One of the defining moments of world history had been brought about by a tiny number of people, including Jawaharlal Nehru, the fiery prime minister-to-be; Gandhi, the mystical figure who enthralled a nation; and Louis and Edwina Mountbatten, the glamorous but unlikely couple who had been dispatched to get Britain out of India without delay. Within hours of the midnight chimes, however, the two new…

Beyond No Mean Soldier: The Explosive Recollections of a Former Special For…



Peter McAleese needs little introduction… His classic book “No Mean Soldier” was an immediate bestseller and set the bar for the modern military memoir. Few have since met its match. This completely revised and expanded edition sees a philosophical McAleese revisiting his time with Britain’s Parachute Regiment, the SAS, Rhodesia’s SAS and the South African Defense Force’s 44 Para Brigade. Oh, and a few other adventures in and between – Colombia, private military companies and near fatal…

Trump Revealed



**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

‘Excellent book… skilful and meticulous’ David Aaronovitch, The Times

 
Hailed as ‘authoritative’ and ‘essential’, Trump Revealed is the indispensable and updated biography of the 45th president of the United States.

Co-authored by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher, the investigation was guided by the team who inspired the Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, which stars Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams.

WHO IS DONALD J. TRUMP? To…

Victoria & Abdul (film tie-in): The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confi…



Now a major motion picture starring Dame Judi Dench, Ali Fazal and Eddie Izzard, directed by Stephen Frears

‘A tale of Empire and intrigue brought vividly back to life’ – VIKAS SWARUP, author of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

Tall, handsome Abdul Karim was just twenty-four years old when he arrived in England from Agra to wait at tables during Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee. An assistant clerk at Agra Central Jail, he suddenly found himself a personal attendant to the Empress of India herself. Within a…

Diana – Closely Guarded Secret – New and Updated Edition


At last – a revised edition of the controversial book that dared to tell the truth about the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

Inspector Ken Wharfe, the first royalty protection officer to publish a memoir, was a crucial figure in the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, for nearly seven years from 1987. In that time, he became a close friend and trusted confidant who shared her most private moments. His first-hand account takes issue with many of the so-called ‘facts’ about the Princess and…