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Europe@War

Europe@War

On first appearances, Europe has enjoyed an unprecedented period of peace since 1945: after nearly 2,000 years of bitter and, at times, massive, wars, over 70 years have passed without any major armed conflict.

Reality is quite different. The Cold War – a unique showdown between the United States and its allies in the West, and the Soviet Union and its allies in the East – not only dominated the military build-up and thinking for decades, but caused numerous crises, interstate conflicts, local uprisings, special- and clandestine operations, and major incidents. Dozens of other emergencies erupted elsewhere around the continent during the same period and many coups resulted in dramatic changes on the political scene. Europe experienced relatively little peace since the end of the Cold War, too: yet additional, often unexpected but gruesome wars have been fought ever since.

Following the patterns set up by our four earlier @War series, Europe@War replicates the same format to provide new insights into not only well-known, but also little-known or entirely unknown aspects of armed conflicts, and military forces in Europe since 1945. Based on continuously increasing amounts of documentation unearthed from official archives, and narratives from participants and eyewitnesses, this new series offers remarkably revealing accounts of wars, campaigns, battles, incidents, and military units, providing intricate details on strategy, tactics, capabilities, intentions, and conduct of combat operations. Military-related affairs in Europe duringthe last 70 years have also left their traces in the form of the development of new types of armament, new types of units and entire military branches, construction of new types of military facilities, and in the experiences of every-day life in diverse military services – in the air, on the ground, and at sea.

As usual for all @War series, each volume within the Europe@War series is richly illustrated by original photographs, detailed colour profiles and diagrams, and maps of relevant geographic areas and specific combat operations, thus providing a unique and indispensable source of reference.

Contacts

Series Editor : Tom Cooper

Series Editor : Andy Miles

Submissions

The publishers would be pleased to receive submissions for this series. Please contact the series editor(s) above, or in writing to Helion & Company, Unit 8, Amherst Business Centre, Budbrooke Road, Warwick CV34 5WE.

The Trieste Crisis 1953 : The First Cold War Confrontation in Europe
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The Trieste Crisis 1953

The First Cold War Confrontation in Europe
Europe@War #1

Bojan Dimitrijevic

Paperback Helion & Company 297mm x 210mm 80 pages 123 b/w photos, 17 colour profiles, 4 colour ills, 2 maps, 9 tables

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Hot Skies of the Cold War : The Bulgarian Air Force in the 1950s
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Hot Skies of the Cold War

The Bulgarian Air Force in the 1950s
Europe@War

Evgeni Andonov, Alexander Mladenov

Paperback Helion & Company 297mm x 210mm 72 pages 180 b/w ills, 3 colour maps, 21 colour profiles

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Hunt for the U-2

Interceptions of Lockheed U-2 Reconnaissance Aircraft over the USSR, Cuba and People’s Republic of China, 1959-1968
Europe@War

Krzysztof Drozdowski

Paperback Helion & Company 291mm x 210mm 72 pages 90 images, 5 colour maps, 18 colour profiles

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Sentries over Europe : Boeing E-3 Sentry in Combat Operations over Europe, 1979-2014
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Sentries over Europe

Boeing E-3 Sentry in Combat Operations over Europe, 1979-2014
Europe@War

Sergio Santana

Paperback Helion & Company 297mm x 210mm 72 pages 110 photos, 10 maps, 12-15 colour profiles

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The Yugoslav Air Force in the Battles for Slovenia, Croatia And Bosnia and Herzegovina : Volume 1: JRViPVO in Yugoslav War, 1991-1992
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The Yugoslav Air Force in the Battles for Slovenia, Croatia And Bosnia and Herzegovina

Volume 1: JRViPVO in Yugoslav War, 1991-1992
Europe@War

Aleksander Radic

Paperback Helion & Company 297mm x 210mm 72 pages 110 photos, 10 maps, 12-15 colour profiles

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Tito's Underground Air Base : Bihac (Zeljava) Underground Yugoslav Air Force Base, 1964-1992
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Tito's Underground Air Base

Bihac (Zeljava) Underground Yugoslav Air Force Base, 1964-1992
Europe@War

Bojan Dimitrijevic, Milan Micevski

Paperback Helion & Company 291mm x 210mm 72 pages 136 b/w photos; 8 colour photos, 4 maps & artworks

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