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Here at Book Ranger we aim to provide you with a range of book from a bygone era. Books that are of use and interest to the Napoleonic historian, the Wargamer or researchers with a focus on the wars and daring-do in europe.

Our growing collection will include factual reports from people who were there, lived through the period or perhaps spoke to people who were involved.

We will also be including books by esteemed historians who's books would otherwise be out of print and unavailable.

In summary, we are offering you the chance to get your hands on print reproductions of long out of print research.

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Sony Reader

We have started a collection of EBooks specially formatted for the Sony Reader. We take requests to produce Ebooks.
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Print on Demand

Our books are produced using a Print-On-Demand service. That means when you order a book it is specifically printed for you and despatched. The company providing this service is called Lulu. By following the links on this site you will be taken to the Lulu web site where you can preview and purchase the books we offer.
Gallimaufry

As well as the straight forward historical books shown on this page, Book Ranger also produces some lighter non historical Role Playing / Board Gaming products and freebies.

These other products and services are available on the Role Playing/Gaming page.
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Army Life in a Black Regiment

Thomas Wentworth Higginson recounts his memories of his time as Colonel of the first Black Infantry unit in the American Civil War. He tells of the training the dicipline and the earliest incidents of the unit under fire.

As an interesting note the writer of the film "Glory" obviously used this book as a resource, as speeches from this book appear in the film word for word.
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Cover of : In the Field (1914-1915) the Impressions of an Officer of Light Cavalry

In the Field (1914-1915) the Impressions of an Officer of Light Cavalry

Marcel Dupont was an Officer of Light Cavalry in the French forces during the Great War. In this book he has compiled memories of that fateful affair both tragic and touching. Only events that he himself witnessed are included, only his own part in the battles is related.
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The Death of Lord Nelson

The death of Lord Nelson pushed the British nation into a time of mourning. This man was a hero to the nation, considered by some as the only man who could protect them from Napoleon.

In this short book Nelson's surgeon tells us the situation and circumstances of Nelson's final and mortal wounding. From the issuing of orders, the running up of signal flags through to the tragic death of this exceptional Admiral ,the author speaks with the authority of one who was actually there.
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History of the Expedition to Russia Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon in the Year 1812

In this book Count Philip de Segur tells the history of Napoleons epic and disasterous expedition to Russia, where despite conquering the Russian capital, Moscow, he met his nemesis in the heart of the deep Russian winter.

Many histories have been written about this campaign, but not many from the viewpoint of one who was there, such as Count Philip. In this english edition translated from the french, we get a detailed and accurate period view of events as they happened.
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The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815

The Narrative contains, an authentic account, of the expedition directed against Washington and New Orleans, towards the close of the Anglo-American war. It has been compiled, from a journal kept by the author whilst engaged in the enterprise. The adventures of each were faithfully noted down as they occurred, and such remarks made upon passing events as suggested themselves to his mind at the moment.

The author Rev G.R. Gleig went on to be the Chaplain-General to the forces, but here relates his real battlefield experiences, his discovery of the horrors of war; the other side of the glory.
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The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald

Compiled by the Eleventh Earl of Dundonald, assisted by H.R. Fox Bourne this book is the unfinished Autobiography of Thomas Cochrane. Here you can read about the exploits that made his life so remarkable. You'll be able to understand why his adventures became the inspiration for the fictional characters of Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubrey.

His adventuring spirit took this man of outstanding character to join the Royal Navy, to Stand for Parliament against corruption, into naval service for both the Chillean and Brazillian services and finally a return to the Royal Navy.
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