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- The History Press 2009; US$ 17.99
Dominating the history of the island of Jersey is the story of its occupation by German forces in the Second World War. Twenty years earlier, however, another devastating war had struck the island, affecting the lives and liberties of its people. Central to this story was the Jersey Contingent. In 1915, this band of 300 young men volunteered to fight... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
What age was the youngest soldier to receive the Victoria Cross during WWI? What role did tanks play in the conflict? How much were Germany ordered to pay in reparations after the war? All these questions are answered in this fascinating book containing over one hundred facts about the Great War. Whether you are looking for information to include in... more...
- Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 7.99
The Second World War is vanishing into the pages of history. The veterans were once all around us, but their numbers are fast diminishing. While still in their prime many recorded their memories with Peter Hart for the Imperial War Museum. As these old soldiers now fade away their voices from the front are still strong with a rare power to bring the... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.49
The battery was raised at Forth in June 1916, equipped with four 6in Howitzers. The book describes the origin of the battery and opens with the nominal roll of the original battery, six officers and 128 men, with a group photo. To this roll are added, separately, the names of 14 officers who joined later. At the end is the nominal roll at the start... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 8.99
The world in 1789 stood on the edge of a unique transformation. At the end of an unprecedented century of progress, the fates of three nations?France; the nascent United States; and their common enemy, Britain?lay interlocked. France, a nation bankrupted by its support for the American Revolution, wrestled to seize the prize of citizenship from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
In 1848 revolutions broke out all over Europe - in France, the Habsburg and German lands and the Italian peninsular. This Seminar Study considers why the revolutions occurred and why they were so widespread. The book offers a broad ranging investigation of the social, economic and political circumstances which led to the revolutions of 1848 as well... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 25.49
The 18th (Eastern) Division was formed in mid-September 1914, part of Kitcheners Second New Army. It was lucky in its first GOC, Ivor Maxse, who had been brought home from commanding the 1st (Guards) Brigade, an officer well known for his ability in training skills and for demanding the highest standards. He was to be their GOC until January... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 10.65
A witty yet moving narrative worked up from sketched biographical fragments, 1913 is an intimate vision of a world that is about to change forever. The stuffy conventions of the nineteenth century are receding into the past, and 1913 heralds a new age of unlimited possibility. Kafka falls in love; Louis Armstrong learns to play the trumpet; a... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 25.00
The opening battles on the Western Front marked a watershed in military history. A dramatic, almost Napoleonic war of movement quickly gave way to static, attritional warfare in which modern weaponry had forced the combatants to take to the earth. Some of the last cavalry charges took place in the same theatre in which armoured cars, motorcycles and... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99
This account is primarily intended for officers studying the 1915 campaign and considers the battles in relation to the Field Service Regulations to which there are many references. It is the result of a very great deal of study and also of personal experience on the Western front. It comprises appreciations of the situation at various dates, diaries... more...