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Dr Christopher Duffy

Christopher Duffy read history at Balliol College, Oxford and in 1961 he joined the staff of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He has written books on eighteenth century and Napoleonic warfare, fortification, armoured warfare in World War II and modern strategic geography. He was senior lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and is now Research Professor in War in History at the Institute for the Study of War and Society at De Montfort University.
 

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Publications
Dr Christopher Duffy
 

THROUGH GERMAN EYES: THE BRITISH AND THE SOMME 1916


The first analysis of the archetypal Great War battle from the German perspective, by one of the world`s most distinguished military historians.

 The Battle of the Somme has an enduring legacy, the image established by Alan Clark of ‘lions led by donkeys’: brave British soldiers sent to their deaths by incompetent generals. However, from the German point of view the battle was a disaster. Their own casualties were horrendous. The Germans did not hold the (modern) view that the British Army was useless. As Christopher Duffy reveals, they had great respect for the British forces and German reports shed a fascinating light on the volunteer army recruited by General Kitchener. The German view of the British Army has never been made public until now. Their typially diligent reports have lain undisturbed in obscure archives until unearthed by Christopher Duffy. The picture that emerges is a far cry from ‘Blackadder’: the Germans developed an increasing respect for the professionalism of the British Army. And the fact that every British soldier taken prisoner still believed Britain would win the war gave German intelligence teams their first indication that their Empire would go down to defeat.


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Through-German-Eyes-British-Phoenix/dp/0753822024/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1301559646&sr=1-1


PUBLISHER: Weidenfeld

PUBLICATION DATE: June 2006

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THE ’45: BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE JACOBITE RISING


This work addresses a crucial episode in British history: the last time that a British monarch stood a serious chance of being unseated by a dynastic rival at the head of an army. The ’45 Rising has been romanticized over the centuries in many books and films, and still arouses strong emotions in Scotland. Based on original research in all available archives, including Swedish, French and German records, this work makes nonsense of the many popular histories based on self-serving accounts written by a few of the key participants. But it is no dry academic analysis. Christopher Duffy writes a vivid narrative that overturns many accepted “facts” about The ’45. His text is supported by numerous maps and a comprehensive guide to the key sites that can be visited today.


http://www.amazon.co.uk/45-Bonnie-Prince-Charlie-Jacobite/dp/0304355259/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_5


PUBLISHER: Cassell

PUBLICATION DATE: March 2003

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BORODINO


In the summer of 1812, having defeated almost every army in Europe, Napoleon finally began is attack on the Russian empire. For ten terrible weeks the “Grande Armee” swept all before them, and by September they had reached Borodino on the western approaches to Moscow. It was here that the full force of the French and Russian armies finally clashed.
PUBLISHER: Orion
PUBLICATION DATE: December 1999
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RED STORM ON THE REICH: THE SOVIET MARCH ON GERMANY, 1945


RED STORM ON THE REICH is the story of a decisive, but as yet relatively little understood, episode in World War II – the Soviet offensive on Germany from January to April 1945.


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PUBLISHER: Routledge

PUBLICATION DATE: November 1991

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

EAGLES OVER THE ALPS: SUVOROV IN ITALY AND SWITZERLAND, 1799


PUBLISHER: Emperor’s Press

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1999

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

THE MILITARY EXPERIENCE IN THE AGE OF REASON


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PUBLISHER: Wordsworth

PUBLICATION DATE: June 1998

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

FIRE AND STONE: THE SCIENCE OF FORTRESS WARFARE, 1660-1860


PUBLISHER: Greenhill Books

PUBLICATION DATE: September 1996

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

FREDERICK THE GREAT: A MILITARY LIFE


PUBLISHER: Routledge

PUBLICATION DATE: August 1995

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

SIEGE WARFARE: THE FORTRESS IN THE EARLY MODERN WORLD, 1494-1660 (Volume I)


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PUBLISHER: Routledge

PUBLICATION DATE: May 1979

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SIEGE WARFARE: THE FORTRESS IN THE AGE OF VAUBAN AND FREDERICK THE GREAT, 1660-1789 (Volume II)


PUBLISHER: Routledge

PUBLICATION DATE: March 1985

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

RUSSIA’S MILITARY WAY TO THE WEST: ORIGINS AND NATURE OF RUSSIAN MILITARY POWER, 1700-1800


PUBLISHER: Routledge

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1982

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

THE ARMY OF MARIA THERESA: THE ARMED FORCES OF IMPERIAL AUSTRIA, 1740-1780


PUBLISHER: David and Charles

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1977

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Dr Christopher Duffy
 

AUSTERLITZ, 1805


PUBLISHER: Seeley Service

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1977



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THE ARMY OF FREDERICK THE GREAT


PUBLISHER: David and Charles

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1974

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