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British Military History


An incomplete list of the wars fought by Britain:

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Jeremy Black. Britain as a Military Power, 1688-1815. Routledge. 1999. 332pp.

Jeremy Black. A Military History of Britain: From 1775 to the Present. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006. 191pp.

J. P. Harris. Men, Ideas, and Tanks: British Military Thought and Armoured Forces, 1903-1939. Manchester University Press. 1995. 342pp.

Arnold D. Harvey. Collision of Empires: Britain in Three World Wars, 1793-1945. Continuum International Publishing Group. 1992. 784pp.

Diana M. Henderson. Highland Soldier: A Social Study of the Highland Regiments, 1820-1920. John Donald. 1989. 336pp.

Robin Higham. A Guide to the Sources of British Military History. Routledge. 1972. 630pp.

Richard Holmes. Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket. W. W. Norton. 2002. 466pp.

Matthew Hughes. Allenby and British Strategy in the Middle East, 1917-1919: Military History and Policy. Taylor & Francis. 1999. 224pp.

Douglas Edward Leach. Arms for Empire: A Military History of the British Colonies in North America, 1607-1763. Macmillan. 1973. 566pp.

Roger B. Manning. An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army, 1585-1702. Oxford University Press. 2006. 496pp.

Steve Murdoch; A. Mackillop (editors). Fighting for Identity: Scottish Military Experience c. 1550-1900. E. J. Brill. 2002. 303pp.

Simon Schama. A History of Britain: Volume II: The Wars of the British, 1603-1776. Hyperion. 2000. 544pp.

William Seymour. Battles in Britain: And Their Political Background. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1976. (2 vols.) 232pp. + 231pp. Volume I, 1066-1647. Volume II, 1642-1746.

Eric William Sheppard. A Short History of the British Army. Constable. 1959. 505pp.

Malcolm Spaven. Fortress Scotland: A Guide to the Military Presence. Pluto Press. 1983. 184pp.

Peter Stanley. White Mutiny: British Military Culture in India. New York University Press. 1998. 314pp. The White Mutiny of 1859-61.

Harold R. Winton. To Change an Army: General Sir John Burnett-Stuart and British Armored Doctrine, 1927-1938. University Press of Kansas. 1988. 284pp.

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