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Mungo Melvin Manstein Hitler’s Most Controversial General
The definitive biography of Germany’s most controversial military hero Erich von Manstein was the operational brains behind some of Nazi Germany’s most spectacular military triumphs, including the lightning conquest of France in May 1940. He was one of the few generals ever to stand up to Hitler, and yet was also implicated in war crimes on the Russian Front. This biography, written with exclusive access to the Manstein family papers, is the definitive work on one of Germany’s most controversial figures. Major General Mungo Melvin is Senior Director at the Ministry of Defence. He lives in Germany and Windsor. This is his first book.
Biography, History Cased May £25.00 512pp 234 x 153mm 16pp b/w illustrations 978 0 297 84561 4 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N
Mick Flynn Bullet Magnet
A raw, evocative account of life as the most highly decorated serving soldier in the British Army Mick Flynn was a working class lad who constantly found himself on the wrong side of the law. Even after joining the Army, he ends up in jail – an experience that finally shocks him into toeing the line. He sees active service in Northern Ireland, the Falklands, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan, and he pulls no punches. He is a trained killer, whose determination and courage are key to keeping him alive. This is gritty realism at its most shocking. Corporal of Horse Mick Flynn CGC MC is the most highly decorated serving soldier in the British Army. He is currently based in Windsor.
Biography Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) May £18.99/£12.99 352pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 297 85991 8/978 0 297 85992 5 Markets: World USA & Translation: LAW; Serial: W&N