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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Military history buffs will appreciate this detailed account of the Durham Light Infantry, a prominent regiment of the British Army that fought bravely in every major battle in World War I. Focusing specifically on the DLI's activities in France, it presents a detailed reckoning of the regiment's movements, tactics, defeats, and triumphs. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
A journalist with insatiable wanderlust, Lewis R. Freeman spent decades traveling the globe as a war correspondent and as a special embed with the U.S. Navy Fleet. This collection of nautical tales includes some events that Freeman witnessed firsthand and some yarns recounted to him by sailors during his travels. more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Though primarily remembered today as a novelist and playwright, British author E.F. Benson was also an insightful historian and critic who published several volumes of analysis pertaining to the emergence of Europe and its cultural, political, and economic legacy. Crescent and Iron Cross is a fascinating history of Turkey and its role as the crossroads... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Readers who appreciate top-notch chronicles of battlefield conflict won't be able to put Fighting in Flanders down. American journalist E. Alexander Powell had decades of front-line reporting experience before traveling to Belgium to get a closer look at the emerging conflict. He put his experience to good use reporting on the new military technologies... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 22.66
1914 bebte die Welt. Eine historische Katastrophe mit Kollateralschäden, die bis in die Gegenwart wirken. Was wissen wir über den Ersten Weltkrieg? Westfront, Schützengräben, Verdun - und sonst? Der Historiker Oliver Janz wirft einen ungewohnten Blick auf den "großen Krieg" und schildert ihn als globales Ereignis, das auf dem Balkan begann... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
The war in East Africa spanned the entire period of the conflict. It was the largest yet to take place on African soil. Four empires and their subject peoples were engaged, from modern Kenya in the north to Mozambique in the south. In deserts and jungles and over mountains, the troops suffered, almost always short of raions and equipment. This is... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 25.91
1914 ging es erstmals darum, eine ganze Gesellschaft für den Krieg zu mobilisieren. Gegensätze und Widersprüche sollten sich um des Sieges willen in einer Idee der Volksgemeinschaft auflösen. Diese Idee, Ziel und Beschwörungsformel zugleich, wurde später vor allem von den Nationalsozialisten instrumentalisiert. »Wenn wir«, so Hitler während des Zweiten... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Birmingham offers an intimate portrayal of the city and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war;... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.15
From 1917 British soliders who were unfit or too old for front line service were to serve unarmed and within the range of German guns for weeks or even months at a time undertaking labouring tasks. The vital, yet largely unreported role played by these brave soldiers was crucial to achieving victory in 1918. For this book John Starling and Ivor Lee... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
This is a compelling account of the First World War. It offers clear analysis of the war on land, sea, and air, and considers the impact of the war on Europe's civilian population. Issues addressed include the relationship between war and industrialisation, trench warfare, the long term effects of the war on changing social structures, and economic... more...