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British Battles

British Battles

Further reading

Crimea, 1854

  1. A.J. Barker; The Vainglorious War 1854-56. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1970
  2. Nicolas Bentley (ed.); Russell's Despatches from the Crimea 1854-1856. London: Andre Deutsch Limited, 1966
  3. John B. Hayward (ed.), Frank & Andrea Cook (comp.); Casualty Roll for the Crimea. The Casualty Rolls for the Siege of Sebastopol and other Major Actions during the Crimean War 1854-1856. London: J.B. Hayward and Son, 1976
  4. Christopher Hibbert; The Destruction of Lord Raglan, A Tragedy of the Crimean War 1854-1855. London: Longmans, 1961
  5. A.W. Kinglake; The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of its progress down to the death of Lord Raglan. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863
  6. Trevor Royle; Crimea, The Great Crimean War 1854-1856. London: Little, Brown & Company, 1999; London: Abacus, 2000
  7. John Shepherd; The Crimean Doctors: A History of the British Medical Services in the Crimean War. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1991

Egypt, 1882

  1. I.F.W. Beckett; Victoria's Wars. Aylesbury: Shire Publications, 1974, reprint 1987
  2. M.E. Chamberlain; The Scramble for Africa. London: Longman, 1974
  3. P.M. Holt; Egypt and the Fertile Crescent, 1516-1922: A Political History. London: Longmans, 1966
  4. Peter Mansfield; The British in Egypt. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1971
  5. H.L. Wesseling; Divide and Rule, The Partition of Africa, 1880-1914. London: Praeger, 1996
  6. M.E. Yapp; The Making of the Modern Near East, 1792-1923. London: Longman, 1987

D-Day, 1944

  1. Carlo D'Este; Decision in Normandy: the unwritten story of Montgomery and the Allied campaign. London: Collins, 1983
  2. L.F. Ellis; Victory in the West, Vol.1 The Battle of Normandy. London: HMSO, 1962
  3. Max Hastings; Overlord, D-Day and the battle for Normandy. London: Joseph, 1984
  4. John Keegan; Six Armies in Normandy: from D-Day to the Liberation of Paris. New York: Viking Press; London: Cape, 1982
  5. Battlefront: D-Day [document pack]. Kew: Public Record Office, 1999

Korea, 1951

  1. Bevin Alexander; Korea: the lost war. London: Arrow Books, 1989
  2. James Cotton & Ian Neary (eds.); The Korean War in History. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1989
  3. John Halliday & Bruce Cumings; Korea The Unknown War, An Illustrated History. London: Viking, 1988
  4. Peter Lowe; The Korean War. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000
  5. Callum MacDonald; Britain and the Korean War. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990
  6. Callum A. MacDonald; Korea: the war before Vietnam. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1986
  7. David Rees; Korea: the limited war. London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1964
  8. Richard Whelan; Drawing the Line, the Korean War 1950-53. London: Faber, 1990

Military ancestors

  1. Amanda Bevan; Tracing your Ancestors in The Public Record Office. Richmond: Public Record Office, 6th revised edition, 2002
  2. Simon Fowler & William Spencer; Army Records for Family Historians. Kew: Public Record Office, 2nd ed revised & updated by William Spencer, 1998, reprint 2000 - Available in the library at The National Archives
  3. Bruno Pappalardo; Tracing Your Naval Ancestors. Kew: Public Record Office, 2003
  4. Bruno Pappalardo; Using Navy Records. Richmond: Public Record Office, revised edition, 2001 - Available in the library at The National Archives
  5. N.A.M. Rodger; Naval Records for Genealogists. Kew: PRO Publications, 1998 - Available in the library at The National Archives
  6. Kelvin Smith, Christopher T. Watts & Michael J. Watts; Records of Merchant Shipping and Seamen. Richmond: PRO Publications, 1998, reprint 2001 - Available in the library at The National Archives
  7. William Spencer; Air Force Records for Family Historians. Kew: Public Record Office, 2000