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- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49
This book is in the form of a diary of military service kept from 3 September 1939 to release in spring 1946. It is a true and accurate account. There is not one word of fiction. Douglas Hudson wrote about how he felt at the time, and what he saw in not quite six and a half years. There are inevitable gaps when there was either nothing of importance... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 12.99
At last we know how the Great War sounded. Professor Peter Stanley, joint winner of the 2011 Prime Ministers Prize for Australian HistoryImagine Australian life back in the first decade of the 20th century, when playing the piano, singing, performing or reciting poetry were all staples of family life.When the men of this young nation... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 25.99
At seven o'clock in the morning on February 21, 1916, the ground in northern France began to shake. For the next ten hours, twelve hundred German guns showered shells on a salient in French lines. The massive weight of explosives collapsed dugouts, obliterated trenches, severed communication wires, and drove men mad. As the barrage lifted, German... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95
As plans got under way for the Allied invasion of Sicily in June 1943, British counter-intelligence agent Ewen Montagu masterminded a scheme to mislead the Germans into thinking the next landing would occur in Greece. The innovative plot was so successful that the Germans moved some of their forces away from Sicily, and two weeks into the real invasion... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 11.99
We Were Brothers in Arms is an attempt to understand the experience of battle during WW2 through the personal experiences of the ordinary soldier. We Were Brothers in Arms is a compelling account of the last months of war told through eye witness accounts, some never before published. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
The German invasion of Poland in September 1939 abruptly ended author Jan Rosinski's student life, and propelled him into an activist if not leadership role in the Polish resistance organization, the Armia Krajowa or AK. In short order he became a talented forger of Nazi documents, especially travel papers that allowed many refugees to escape the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 14.99
Praised by Robert Kurson, Philipp Meyer, Hampton Sides, Michael Paterniti, and many others "A powerful story, masterfully told."? GQ "[A] deeply textured, propulsive new book...a phenomenal writer."? TIME.com "Marries an almost cinematically well-paced narrative with a deep sensitivity to the people whose lives it tells."? The Boston... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Dictionary of Wars , highly praised in its first edition (1986), has now been published in a completely revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition. The Dictionary provides summaries of all notable wars from earliest recorded history to the present day. It affords the general reader and student with quick, useful, and accurate information - the... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 36.46
The Malayan Emergency (1948-1960) was the longest war fought by British and Commonwealth forces in the 20th century. Today this 'war without a name' is largely forgotten, though it had a powerful and secret influence on American strategy in Vietnam. Drawing upon recently released files from the National Archives, Massacre in Malaya will unfold a compelling... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 15.45
The moving and extraordinary story of an unheralded and virtually unknown Anzac action that occurred in Death Trap Valley on May 1st and 2nd 1915 during the period of the landing at Gallipoli and how the truth of what happened was corrupted by a noted historian. more...