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- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
The North Vietnamese Army is often forgotten by the histories of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Commonly mistaken for the locally raised Viet Cong guerrillas, the NVA was in fact an entirely different force for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After first supporting the VC in the Republic of Vietnam in 1958, the NVA entered into their own violent... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
Designed in the years following the Korean War and then manufactured for over 30 years starting in 1960, the A-6 quickly became the most capable attack aircraft in the US Navy?s stable. The first squadron, VA-75, made its initial deployment directly into combat in south-east Asia in 1965, and, over the next eight years, ten US Navy and four Marine... more...
- Hamilton Books 2008; US$ 49.99
Lurps is the revised edition of the memoir of a juvenile delinquent who drops out of ninth grade to chase his dream of military service. After volunteering for Vietnam, he joins the elite U.S. Army LRRP / Rangers?small, heavily armed long-range reconnaissance teams that patrol deep in enemy-held territory. more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 14.99
Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter?s world overflow with animals butterfly pajamas, appliquéd owls?while the actual world she?s inheriting slides into a great storm of extinction. Half of all species could disappear by the end of the century, and scientists now concede that most of America?s endangered animals will survive only... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 39.95
A strategic history of the United States by the bestselling author of biographies of Roosevelt and Nixon In this magisterial new history of the United States, spanning from the New World through the outcome of the 2012 presidential election, acclaimed writer and historian Conrad Black examines the rise of the world's supreme power, its recent... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
Osprey's survey of the Long-Range Patrol Scouts of the US Army during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Vietnamese knew the Long-Range Patrol Scouts as "the men with green faces," a reference to the camouflage paint that they used. Operating in patrols of four to six men these men were like ghosts, operating well behind enemy lines and fighting in the... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 12.99
The compelling untold story of a group of stranded U.S. Army nurses and medics fighting to escape Nazi-occupied Europe. When 26 Army nurses and medics-part of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Transport Squadron-boarded a cargo plane for transport in November 1943, they never anticipated the crash landing in Nazi-occupied Albania that would lead... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 36.95
Although it was the largest and final battle of the Pacific War, the Battle for Okinawa has long been overshadowed by other dramatic events in 1945. The books that have been written about it emphasize the role of infantrymen, armor, and U.S. Marines. This work takes a fresh perspective and focuses on the vital role played by the U.S. Army?s forward... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99
The Human Tradition in Colonial Latin America is an anthology of stories of largely ordinary individuals struggling to forge a life during the unstable colonial period in Latin America. These mini-biographies vividly show the tensions that emerged when the political, social, religious, and economic ideals of the Spanish and Portuguese colonial... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 30.00
This charming book portrays domestic life in New England during the century between the American Revolution and the Civil War. Drawing on diaries, letters, wills, newspapers, and other sources, Jane C. Nylander provides intimate details about preparing dinner, spinning and weaving textiles, washing and ironing laundry, planning a social outing, and... more...