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- Dundurn 1997; US$ 12.99
This is the story of a "no military risk" campaign that slowly turned into a nightmare. The book provides new answers to a number of difficult questions beginning with a discussion of why Canadian troops were sent to Hong Kong at the request of the British War Office. Were the British duplicitous in making this request? Was Canadian Chief of the General... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 36.65
Hauptbeschreibung Kurt F. Rosenberg hatte seit seiner Jugend Tagebuch geführt. Seine Aufzeichnungen von 1933 bis 1937 geben einen lebendigen Eindruck davon, wie er und seine Familie, seine Bekannten und Berufskollegen die ersten fünf Jahre nationalsozialistischer Herrschaft wahrnahmen. Eingeklebte Fotos und Zeitungsartikel ergänzen und illustrieren... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2009; US$ 37.50
Less than five hours after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, U.S. naval leaders reluctantly chose to pursue a form of warfare they despised?targeting not only Japanese military assets but also civilian-operated fishing trawlers, freighters, and tankers. The move to unrestricted submarine warfare represented a major change in the longstanding American... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49
The battery was raised at Forth in June 1916, equipped with four 6in Howitzers. The book describes the origin of the battery and opens with the nominal roll of the original battery, six officers and 128 men, with a group photo. To this roll are added, separately, the names of 14 officers who joined later. At the end is the nominal roll at the start... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 25.49
The 18th (Eastern) Division was formed in mid-September 1914, part of Kitcheners Second New Army. It was lucky in its first GOC, Ivor Maxse, who had been brought home from commanding the 1st (Guards) Brigade, an officer well known for his ability in training skills and for demanding the highest standards. He was to be their GOC until January... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 30.00
Today, 1913 is inevitably viewed through the lens of 1914: as the last year before a war that would shatter the global economic order and tear Europe apart, undermining its global pre-eminence. Our perspectives narrowed by hindsight, the world of that year is reduced to its most frivolous features?last summers in grand aristocratic residences?or its... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99
This account is primarily intended for officers studying the 1915 campaign and considers the battles in relation to the Field Service Regulations to which there are many references. It is the result of a very great deal of study and also of personal experience on the Western front. It comprises appreciations of the situation at various dates, diaries... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99
World War I, ?The Great War? involved the mobilisation of some 70 million soldiers worldwide. It produced images of such pervasive horror on the Western Front that it defined warfare in human memory long into the twentieth century. The war also left a grim legacy: 13 million people died, 9 million of them combatants. Over one-third of those who died... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95
"Overy's book is easily the best account of Europe's descent into...death and destruction." -- Evening Standard (London) A brilliantly concise narrative of the days leading to the outbreak of history's greatest conflagration, 1939 takes readers hour by hour through the nail-biting decisions that determined the fate of millions.... more...