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Nelson's Navy 1793-1815 / Keith Gregson

Britain's 'wooden wall' kept the country free from invasion by the French for 20 years from 1793. Each ship was manned by hundreds of seamen. We think of the big set piece battles, such as the Nile, St. Vincent, and above all Trafalgar, but for the most part ships were engaged in blockading the French coast or in actions against individual enemy vessels. Did you have an ancestor in Nelson's...

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The Crimean War 1854-56 / Phil Tomaselli

The Crimean War is remembered for the heroism of Florence Nightingale, and the incompetence of the British high command. If your ancestor shivered outside Sebastool, fought in the Battles of Alma and Inkerman, or sailed with the Navy in the Baltic and the Black Sea, then this booklet will help you find out more about him....

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The Second World War 1939-1945 / Phil Tomaselli

The Second World War was long, complex, and brutal. Researching ancestors who fought in it can be challenging because individual service records are not yet publicly available. However, many other sources can be searched. This book looks at the major sources for tracing men and women who servied in the armed forces and the merchant marine....

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The Zulu War 1879 / Phil Tomaselli

Rorke's Drift made the Zulu War one of the best kinown of all Britain's colonial wars. If your ancestor fought there, or was serving in South Africa at the time, Tomaselli's book will tell you how you can find out about his army career....

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Tracing your Army Ancestors / Simon Fowler

Most of us have ancestors who served in the army. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to researching them. It covers not just the extensive records held at the National Archives, but also information held by a wide range of other record offices and libraries. Published by Pen & Sword Books, 2006....

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War Memorials: a Guide for Family Historians / Susan Tall. Family History Partnership, 2014.

Most of us have family members who are commemorated on war memorials. These memorials are often overlooked as potential sources of information. This book tells you how to find them, and how to use them and associated archives to take your family history research further....

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