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- The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86
The failure of the Gallipoli campaign was instantly blamed on a great untruth - that the War Office was unprepared. This book, incorporating information unavailable elsewhere, shows that in fact the WO and the Admiralty had amassed a huge amount of data. Aerial reconnaissance had played a part - even Lawrence of Arabia had done his bit! The War Office... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 35.95
Dwight Messimer is a U. S. Army veteran and a former Lecturer in History at the California State University at San Jose. His interests are U. S. Naval Aviation, 1911-42 and World War One with an emphasis on Allied POWs, escapes, and Anti-Submarine Warfare. He is fluent and literate in German. He and his wife live in Northern California. more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 32.00
In 1914 the Ottoman Empire was depleted of men and resources after years of war against Balkan nationalist and Italian forces. But in the aftermath of the assassination in Sarajevo, the powers of Europe were sliding inexorably toward war, and not even the Middle East could escape the vast and enduring consequences of one of the most destructive conflicts... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2015; US$ 19.00
It has now been a century since World War I began, but America?s role in this colossal struggle has been largely forgotten on both sides of the Atlantic. Historian and travel writer Mark D. Van Ells aims to change that. America and World War I follows in the footsteps of the Doughboy—as the U.S. soldier of the Great War was known—from the training... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
A comparison of the cultural and political/institutional dimensions of war's impact on Greece during the Peloponnesian War, and the United States and the two Koreas, North and South, during the Korean War. It demonstrates the many underlying similarities between the two wars. more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99
In WW2 information leaflets and posters proliferated. Soldiers were bombarded with Field Regulations, airmen with the latest updates about airborne early warning, bomb sights and radio navigation and sailors with material that helped them identify enemy aircraft and submarines and told them how to operate the new ship board weapons to destroy them. An... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
This book refines and expands points made in the authors earlier work on the failure to prevent World War I. It provides an alternative viewpoint to the thesis of Paul Kennedy, Fritz Fischer, among others, as to the war's long-term origins. By starting its analysis with the causes and consequences of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian war, the study... more...
- Fremantle Press 2015; US$ 9.99
An epic tale of two ordinary individuals thrown into the extraordinary and surreal world of the Gallipoli campaign as soldiers of the First AIF in WWI. Percy Black and Harry Murray were plain hard-working Australians whose paths crossed in Western Australia when they enlisted in support of country and empire. The powerful narrative paints a complex... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
Grave of the deadly nun! The amazing true story of Aethelthryth, Fenland princess; death to students! The weird origins of the university; a plague on both your parishes! Black death in Cambridge's streets; off with his head: the bizarre true story of Oliver Cromwell's travelling skull; the fifth man: the truth about the Cambridge five, Soviet spies... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Sheffield offers an intimate portrayal of the town and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, Great War Sheffield recounts the tale of a boy scout... more...