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- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 68.33
Hauptbeschreibung 2011 jährte sich der Todestag Dag Hammarskjölds, des zweiten Generalsekretärs der Vereinten Nationen, zum 50. Mal. Der vorliegende Band dreht sich nicht um die bis heute ungeklärten Umstände, unter denen Hammarskjöld in der Nacht vom 17. zum 18. September 1961 nach einem Flugzeugabsturz auf dem Gebiet des heutigen Sambia ums Leben... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 17.63
Hauptbeschreibung Erstmals aus deutscher Perspektive Der nukleare Erstschlag war jahrzehntelang der Alptraum der Menschheit - und beängstigend real. Vor allem in den kritischen Wochen des Jahres 1962 stand die Zukunft der Welt auf Messers Schneide. Die USA und Russland lagerten bald genug Atomwaffen für die Ausrottung der Menschheit. In dem bebilderten... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 18.99
Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentieth century. Ambrose reveals how the original plans for the invasion were abandoned, and how ordinary soldiers and officers acted on their own initiative. ... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 27.95
During the 1920s Herbert O. Yardley was chief of the first peacetime cryptanalytic organization in the United States, the ancestor of today's National Security Agency. Funded by the U.S. Army and the Department of State and working out of New York, his small and highly secret unit succeeded in breaking the diplomatic codes of several nations, including... more...
- Aurum Press 2013; US$ 11.67
The Bomber War in World War II was waged by two forces: the Lancasters and Halifaxes of the RAF?s Bomber Command, and the Flying fortresses and Liberators of the American Eighth Air Force. Thousands of young Americans flew hundreds of raids over Germany, bombing by day in huge formations, attacking industrial plants, oil refineries and cities. These... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 36.95
Naval historian Vincent O Hara recounts here the dramatic story of the U.S. Navy s surface fleet in World War II, especially its ship-to-ship combat. He suggests that the fleet s role in America s ultimate victory was far more crucial than commonly credited and holds many lessons for today s Navy and the nation as a whole. His work is the only single... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00
This book examines the role of envoys in the period from the establishment of the first 'barbarian kingdoms' in the West, to the eve of Justinian's wars of reconquest. It makes a significant contribution to the developing field of ancient and medieval communication. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was from a Jewish family, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Annes family tried to escape the horror of war, and how... more...
- ILO Publications 2005; US$ 5.00
Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...