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Boarding Party : The Last Action of the Calcutta Light Horse (Bluejacket Books)
by James Leasor
A little-known episode of WWII.
(Paperback - October 1995)

A Bridge Too Far
by Cornelius Ryan
Listed under Normandy

The Brigade : An Epic Story of Vengeance, Salvation, and World War II
by Howard Blum
The story of the 5000 strong Jewish Brigade Group of the British Army including the vengeance they wreaked upon Nazi camp guards at war's end. Db.
(Hardcover -- November 6, 2001)

The British Army 1939-45: The Far East (Men-At-Arms, 375)
by Martin J. Brayley, Mike Chappell (Illustrator)
(Paperback - October 2002)

The British Army 1939-45 (2): Middle East & Mediterramean (Men-At-Arms 368) 
by Martin Brayley, et al
(Paperback - May 2002) 

The British Army: The Gurkhas and Cold War Strategy in the Far East, 1947 to 1954 (Studies in Military and Strategic History)
by Raffi Gregorian
Listed under Gurkhas

The British Tommy in North West Europe, 1944-1945 : Organisation, Armament and Vehicles
by Jean Bouchery
Hardcover - 194 pages Vol 2 (June 1999)
Histoire & Collections; ISBN: 2908182742

Desert War : The North African Campaign 1940-1943, Comprising Mediterranean Front, a Year of Battle, the End in Africa
by Alan Moorehead
Listed under Western Desert

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1887-1976 : A Selected Bibliography
by Colin F. Baxter (Compiler)
Listed under British Leaders of WWII

In Rommel's Backyard : A Memoir of the Long Range Desert Group
by Alastair Timpson, Andrew Gibson-Watt
Listed under Western Desert

Khaki Drill and Jungle Green : British Tropical Uniforms 1939-45 in Colour Photographs
by Richard Ingram, Martin Brayley
Listed under British Army Uniforms

Military Training in the British Army 1940-1944: From Dunkirk to D-Day (Military History Policy)
by Tim Harrison Place, Timothy Harrison-Place
Paperback from Frank Cass & Co
Book Published: May, 2001

The Miracle of Dunkirk (Wordsworth Collection)
by Walter Lord
Listed under Blitzkrieg

Moving the Guns : The Mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, 1854-1939
by Philip Ventham
Listed under Artillery

The North Irish Horse: A Hundred Years of Service
The North Irish Horse: A Hundred Years of Service
by Richard Doherty
Hardcover from Spellmount Ltd
Book Published: March, 2003
Gurkhas
by Byron Farwell
Listed under Gurkhas

The Indian Army 1914-1947
(Osprey Elite Series, 75)
by Ian Sumner, et al
(Paperback - August 2001)

Oh, What a Lovely War! : A Soldier's Memoir (Hellgate Memories Series.)
by Stanley Swift, Evelyn Luscher (Editor)
An intensely moving and personal story by Stanley Swift, one of Field Marshall Montgomery's famous Desert Rats, recounting battles fought in a variety of landscapes, including the African desert. Provides a moving and authentic account of his march through Normandy, Belgium, Holland, and finally Berlin, in 1945.
Paperback - 100 pages (February 1, 1999)
Hellgate Pr; ISBN: 1555715028

Raising Churchill's Army: The British Army and the War Against Germany 1919-1945
by David French
Paperback from Oxford University Press
Book Published: August, 2001

The Royal Marines: A History
by Richard Brooks
(Hardcover)

Tanks in Camera : The Western Desert 1940-1943 : Archive Photographs from the Tank Museum
by David Fletcher
Listed under Western Desert

Tank Combat in North Africa : The Opening Rounds : Operations Sonnenblume, Brevity, Skorpion and Battleaxe February 1941-June 1941
by Thomas L. Jentz
Listed under Western Desert

War Diaries 1939-1945
by Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke
Listed under World War Two

The World War II Tommy : British Army Uniforms
European Theatre 1939-45 in Colour Photographs
by Martin Brayley, Richard Ingrams
Listed under British Army Uniforms

British Army Handbook 1939-1945
by George Forty
Hardcover - 288 pages (July 1999)
Sutton Publishing; ISBN: 0750914033
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Churchill's Desert Rats : From Normandy to Berlin With the 7th Armoured Division
by Patrick Delaforce
Hardcover (June 1994)
Sutton Publishing; ISBN: 0750905298
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The Desert Rats : The History of the 7th Armoured Division 1938 to 1945
G.L. Verney; Hardcover
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Modern British Army
The British Army: A Pocket Guide 2002-2003
by Charles Heyman
Paperback from Garnder's UK
Book Published: May, 2002

The Royal Marines 1956-84 (Men at Arms, 156)
by William Fowler 
Paperback: 48 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.17 x 9.73 x 7.25 
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co; (November 1984) 
ISBN: 0850455685 

British Army Prior to WWII

Beggars in Red: The British Army 1789-1889 (Pen & Sword Military Classics)
by John Strawson
Paperback from Pen & Sword
Book Published: April, 2003

Queen Victoria's Commanders (Osprey Elite Series, 71)
by Michael Barthorp, Douglas N. Anderson
Provides brief campaign outlines of India 1837-56, The Indian Mutiny of 1857-1860, the post-mutiny period 1861-1898, Africa 1837-1898, and discusses the major commanders and military  personnel from each period. Dropbears.com
Paperback - 64 pages (September 2000)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1841760544

The British Army in Italy 1917-1918
by Eileen Wilks, J. W. Wilks
(Hardcover - July 1998)

For Love of Regiment : A History of British Infantry 1660-1914
by Charles Messenger
(Hardcover - March 1997)

The Oxford History of the British Army
by David Chandler (Editor), Ian Beckett (Editor)
(Paperback - March 1997)

The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Army
by David G. Chandler (Editor), Ian Beckett (Editor)
(Hardcover - November 1994)

The War of Independence : The British Army in North America 1775-1783
by J. W. Fortescue, et al
(Hardcover - June 2001)

A History of the British Cavalry 1868 to 1919 : 1851-1871
Hardcover, 520 pages
Published by Combined Books March 1997
ISBN: 0850521742

Mr. Kipling's Army
by Byron Farwell
Covers the the British Army of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Paperback Reprint edition (September 1987)
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393304442

Armies of the Raj : From the Mutiny to Independence, 1858-1947
by Byron Farwell
Paperback Reprint edition (October 1991)
W.W. Norton & Company; ISBN: 0393308022

The British-Indian Army 1860-1914
by Peter Duckers
Paperback from Shire Publications
Book Published: June, 2003

The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front & Emergence of Modern Warfare 1900-1918 (Pen & Sword Military Classics)
by Tim Travers
Paperback from Pen & Sword
Book Published: July, 2003

The Lost Army of Cambyses
by Paul Sussman
Hardcover from St. Martin's Press
Book Published: February, 2003

Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket
by Richard Holmes
Hardcover from W.W. Norton & Company
Book Published: 14 October, 2002

Surgeons at War: Medical Arrangements for the Treatment of the Sick and Wounded in the British Army during the late 18th and 19th Centuries (Contributions in Military Studies)
by Matthew H. Kaufman
Listed under Military Medicine

British Infantry Equipment (1), 1808-1908 (Men-At-Arms Series, 107)
Mike Chappell, Rene Chartrand
Listed under British Army Uniforms

The War of Independence : The British Army in North America 1775-1783
by J. W. Fortescue, John Shy, Sir John Fortescue
Hardcover from Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal
Book Published: June, 2001

Warrior: The Legend of Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen
by Peter Hathaway Capstick
Listed under Warriors

Wall of steel : the history of the 9th (Londonderry) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Supplementary Reserve)
by Richard Doherty
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