Francis H. Skrine & James Grant The War of Austrian Succession and its most notable battle
The Battle of Fontenoy was one of the most notable engagements in The War of Austrian Succession. An allied army, from Britain, Hanover, t..
Lees Knowles, Charles Townshend & James Grant A profile of an outstanding military commander of the Seven Years War
The principal subject of this book, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, is a particularly fascinating character for students o..
Frederick II, King of Prussia The handbook of battle by an 18th century master
Frederick the Great was one of the most outstanding figures in European history. He was, in the eighteenth century, the monarch of a German state, P..
Johann Wilhelm von Archenholz Frederick the Great’s struggles during the Seven Years War
The Seven Years War, 1754-62, shaped the modern world. It was a truly global conflict fought in India, America and Europe, as Britain stru..
George M. Wrong The fight for a new world
By the 18th century the dominant European powers had realised that the bounties of almost the entire undeveloped world were for the taking. Virtually nowhere on ..
Alexander Macgregor & J. P. Maclean The astonishing life of one of Scotland’s most famous daughters
Anyone who knows about the abortive 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland, knows the romantic tale of how, after the catastrophi..
J. W. Fortescue The British Army at war with revolutionary America
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a ..
J. W. Fortescue Two disastrous campaigns against the rising tide of Revolution.
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume ..
J. W. Fortescue a History of the British Army During the French and Indian Wars War among the forests, mountains and lakes of North America
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume hist..