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Amber Books Ltd
VAT Number: GB672581613
Registered Number: 3186678
Registered Office: 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AB

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War I

From the first tanks to the repeating rifle, from the biplane to the strategic bomber, and from early...

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Format: 276 x 220mm (103⁄4 x 83⁄4”)
Extent: 272pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 600 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782741411


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Space & Space Exploration

The Sun is our nearest star but it takes eight minutes for its light to reach us – we see the Sun as it was...

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Format: 285 x 225mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 512pp
Word count: 225,000 words
Illustrations: 5000 photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741640


 
Fall of the Reich: Campaigns of World War II

Fall of the Reich is a military history of the Western European campaign from D-Day in June...

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Epub ISBN: 9781782742159
Kindle ISBN: 9781782742142

A print edition entitled The Downfall of the Third Reich is also available - ISBN: 9781908696533


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Gold, Juno and Sword [Vol 4]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6th June 1944...

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ISBN: 9781909160538


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Omaha and Utah [Vol 3]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6th June 1944...

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ISBN: 9781909160521


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Airborne Assault [Vol 2]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6th June 1944...

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ISBN: 9781909160514


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Preparation for Overlord [Vol 1]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6 June 1944....

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ISBN: 9781909160507


 
Amphibious Warfare: Strategy & Tactics from Gallipoli to Iraq [New edition]

Landing on a hostile beach is one of the most ancient forms and still most difficult forms of warfare. It...

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Format: 245 x 183mm (9¾ x 7¼”)​
Extent: 192pp inc 16pp colour insert
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 150 b/w photographs, 25 b/w line drawings, 44 colour artworks
ISBN: 9781782741404


 
World's Greatest Tanks: An Illustrated History

From the Soviet T-34 and German Panther tanks of World War II to the M1A2 Abrams, Challenger 2 and T-90 of the...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782741084


 
Dark History of Hollywood

'Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.' –...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs
ISBN: 9781782741091


 
Dark History of the Tudors

'Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived…' – the fates of Henry VIII’s six wives

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄4")
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741336


 
Dark History of the Catholic Church

The world’s largest Christian organization with 1.2 billion members, the Catholic Church is one of the world’s...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741343


 
Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Last Hope December 1944 [New Edition]

In December 1944, the German Army launched an attack through the Ardennes forest that aimed to seize the port...

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Format: 246 x 183mm
Extent: 192pp (including 16pp colour insert)
Illustrations: 200 b/w photographs and maps, and colour artworks
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781782741367


 
Berlin: The Final Reckoning April 1945 [New Edition]

In April 1945, the final dramatic act of World War II in Europe was played out in Germany’s capital city....

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Format: 246 x 183mm
Extent: 192pp (including 16pp colour insert)
Illustrations: 200 b/w photographs and maps, and colour artworks
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781782741350


 
Military Atlas of Air Warfare

No single human invention has changed the nature of war more than the development of the aeroplane at the...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14 1⁄4 x 11 1/8”)
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 37,000 words
Illustrations: More than 120 col maps and 100 photographs
ISBN: 9781782741381


 
Military Atlas of Tank Warfare

The Military Atlas of Tank Warfare is a highly illustrated and accessible account of the...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14 1⁄4 x 11 1/8”)
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 32,000 words
Illustrations: More than 110 col maps and 65 photographs
ISBN: 9781782741398


 
Military Atlas of World War I

World War I might conjure up images of the trenches of the Western Front where the fighting raged for nearly...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14 1⁄4 x 11")
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 34,000 words
Illustrations: 180 col maps
ISBN: 9781782741312


 
Extreme Fitness

Who’s going to guide you when your military boot camp class is over? What’s going to help you prepare for the...

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Format: 178 x 127mm (7 x 5")
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 45,000 words
Illustrations: 300 b/w artworks
ISBN 9781782741060


 
Dinosaur Fact Files app - *FREE DOWNLOAD*

“…neatly designed with bitesize, accessible text. In fact, it looks like the sort of app that will teach us...

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Free app for iPad.


 
How to Defend Yourself: Unarmed Combat Skills That Work

What would you do when threatened on the street? How would you cope with an assailant trying to hurt you or...

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Format: 240mm x 160mm (9 1⁄2 x 6 1⁄2”)
Extent: 48 pages
Word count: 10,000 words
Illustrations: 50 black-and-white artworks
ISBN: 9781782740896


 
How to Punch: Unarmed Combat Skills That Work

The skilled boxer is a fighter to be reckoned with, and good punching technique a very effective way of...

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Format: 240mm x 160mm (9½ x 6½”)
Extent: 48 pages
Word count: 10,000 words
Illustrations: 50 black-and-white artworks
ISBN: 9781782740889


 
Vikings: A History of the Norse People

Beginning in 789AD, the Vikings raided monasteries, sacked cities and invaded western Europe. They looted and...

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Format: 242 x 185mm (91/2 x 71/3”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour and b/w photographs, artworks, maps and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782740612
ebook ISBN: 9781782740827 (epub)
ebook ISBN: 9781782740827 (Kindle)


 
Encyclopedia of Warfare

Raids, invasions and sieges; trench battles, naval encounters and aerial dogfights; civil wars, guerrilla wars...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½in)
Extent: 1024 pages
Word count: 350,000 words
Illustrations: 600 colour maps
ISBN: 9781782740230


 
Gaugamela 331BC: Great Battles app

One of the most staggering displays of battle tactics and superb military training in the history of warfare,...

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Available on iOS


 
Sharks and Underwater Monsters

The seas, oceans and rivers of the world are one of the last great wild frontiers. Here, gigantic herbivores...

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Extent: 96pp
Format: 213 x 290mm (8 ½ x 11 ½”)
Illustrations: 135 col photographs and a/ws
Word count: 18,000 words
ePub ISBN: 9781908696809


 
Military Books eBookstore App v.2.0 - *FREE DOWNLOAD*

If you’re an illustrated military books enthusiast, you’ll know that there is currently very little available...

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Available as a free download from iOS app store:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/military-books/id443408653?mt=8&uo=4


 
World's Strangest Animals

Mammals don’t lay eggs. Or do they? Fish can’t walk. Or can they? Mammals can’t fly. Or can they? The World’s...

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Extent: 96pp
Format: 213 x 290mm (8 ½ x 11 ½”)
Illustrations: 135 col photographs and a/ws
Word count: 18,000 words
ePub ISBN: 9781908696823


 
Top 100 Albums - The Best Selling Albums Ever, Decade by Decade

♫ "Music fans are going to really love this beautifully constructed app..." – 5-star review in iCreate magazine...

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Available on the iOS App Store now for free!

Full top 100 albums per decade available as in-app purchases for the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, or buy all five decades for less.


 
Rommel: In His Own Words

“One loses all sense of time here. The battles for the last positions before Alexandria are hard. I was several...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2")
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos
Text: 60000 words

Ebook ISBN: 9781782741909


 
Illustrated History of World War I

The first truly total war, the ‘war to end all wars’ shocked the world with its scale and brutality. Men from...

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Format: 244 x 126mm
Extent: 256pp
Illustrations: 270 b/w photos & 60 col a/w
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781782741374

A previous edition was available at 297 x 227mm.


 
Downfall of the Third Reich: Campaigns of World War II

Part of a five-volume series on World War II, The Downfall of the Third Reich is a military...

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Format: 297 x 225mm (11 3/4 x 9")
Extent: 256pp
Illustrations: 30 col & 180 b/w photos & 65 col a/w
Text: 70000 words
ISBN: 9781908696533

A previous edition was available under the title Fall of the Reich.

An ebook edition is available - ISBN: 9781782742159.