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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 36.46
This book charts the continuing war between Britain and France on the one side and the Turkish Empire on the other following the British capture of Jerusalem in 1917. It outlines how the British prepared for their advance, bringing in Indian and Australian troops; how the Turks were defeated at the great Battle of Megiddo in September 1918; and how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
In The Routledge Atlas of the Second World War , Martin Gilbert graphically charts the war?s political, military, economic and social history through 257 illuminating maps. The atlas covers all the major events from the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 to the defeat of Japan in August 1945. Focusing on the human ? and inhuman ? aspects... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
Stanley Hollis won the Victoria Cross when, on 6th June 1944, he single-handedly stormed a German pillbox before going on to save the lives of two comrades. Drawing on Hollis's personal diaries and letters, the author describes the real man behind the heroic image. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
If history, in terms of warfare, is told from the side of the victor, then it is also very often told by the commanders. Rarely does the story of those who do most of the fighting - the footsoldier - come forward. This is their book, a tale of the 'poor bloody infantry' and what we glean of their lot from prehistory right through to World War I. Richard... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 13.11
Troop Leader is a unique account of one man's experience of the battle for Europe in 1944 and 1945. Bill Bellamy was a young officer in the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars from 1943 to 1955. He served in 7th Armoured Division in the North West Europe campaign, landing in Normandy on D+3, fought throughout the Battle for Normandy and into the Low Countries... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
In the spring of 1946, Communists and Nationalist Chinese were battled for control of Manchuria and supremacy in the civil war. The Nationalist attack on Siping ended with a Communist withdrawal, but further pursuit was halted by a cease-fire brokered by the American general, George Marshall. Within three years, Mao Zedong?s troops had captured Manchuria... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
In 1936, the Nazi state created a massive military training site near Wildflecken, a tiny community in rural Bavaria. During the war, this base housed an industrial facility that drew forced laborers from all over conquered Europe. At war?s end, the base became Europe?s largest Displaced Persons camp, housing thousands of Polish refugees and German... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
Since Vietnam, both the way we fight and our reasons for going to war have become much more complex.The importance of a conflict is determined not by its size or by the numbers of combatants involved but by its ripple effects and its influence upon future events. In a series of thrilling recreations of eight of the most significant encounters of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Rethinking Military History is a bold new 'thought book' that reconsiders military history at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The chapters provide a valuable and concise survey of the main themes in the study of military history from 1500 to the present day as Jeremy Black reveals the main trends in the practice and approach to military... more...