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- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 36.95
This book recounts how the Wake Island garrison survived nearly daily bombings and repulsed the first Japanese attempt to take the atoll. The author uses extensive Japanese materials--many never before used or available-- to identify the enemy order of battle and the roles each unit played in the drama. more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00
The Donation of Constantine is the largest and most powerful forgery in world history. Disputed until modern times, this document was the fuel of religious war, used by both the reformation, as well as the counter-reformation. Johannes Fried not only reinterprets the origin of this forgery (i.e. he ascribes it to the Franks? opposition of Emperor Louis... 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...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95
The early twentieth-century advent of aerial bombing made successful evacuations essential to any war effort, but ordinary people resented them deeply. Based on extensive archival research in Germany and France, this is the first broad, comparative study of civilian evacuations in Germany and France during World War II. The evidence uncovered exposes... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? 'Getting History Right' examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. It examines how societal level discussions of the past shaped individual perceptions and interpretations of the past;... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95
An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King?in his own words Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as ?a southern civil rights leader? or ?an American Gandhi,? thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world. "In a Single Garment of Destiny" is the first book to treat... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
This volume details the experiences of 107 elite American aces in combat against the Japanese. The highest scoring US pilots of World War 2 fought against the Japanese Army Air Force and Imperial Japanese Navy over the jungles of New Guinea and the Philippines. Flying P-38s and P-47s, men such as Dick Bong and Thomas McGuire won the Medal of Honor... more...
- Hamilton Books 2010; US$ 27.99
This book tells of growing up Jewish in Norway during and after WWII. As a young child, the author escaped from the Nazis to neutral Sweden with her immediate family. The author's identity as a Norwegian and a Jew led her to explore previously unopened doors in writing this memoir. more...