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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
There has been much scholarship on how the U.S. as a nation reacted to World War I, but few have explored how Alabama responded. Did the state follow the federal government?s lead in organizing its resources or did Alabamians devise their own solutions to unique problems they faced? How did the state?s cultural institutions and government react? What... more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 14.57
Poison gas was one of the most feared weapons of its day and added a terrifying new dimension to modern warfare. In 1915, the only item a soldier had to protect himself from the harmful effects of gas was a shell dressing, soaked in his own urine and then tied around his face. By 1918, the British Army had developed a range of innovative protection... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 41.18
Ein neuer Blick auf den spätmittelalterlichen Adel in Niedersachsen. Wie entstehen in königsfernen Regionen des Mittelalters Kooperation, Netzwerke und Spielregeln angesichts ständiger Konflikte innerhalb und zwischen den Führungsgruppen? Dieser grundsätzlichen Frage geht André R. Köller im Rahmen der Historischen Kulturwissenschaft mit kultur- und... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
For two weeks during the spring of 1942, the Bataan Death March--one of the most widely condemned atrocities of World War II--unfolded. The prevailing interpretation of this event is simple: American prisoners of war suffered cruel treatment at the hands of their Japanese captors while Filipinos, sympathetic to the Americans, looked on. Most survivors... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
World War II could not have been fought and won without the U.S. Merchant Marine. Crewed by civilian seamen in peacetime and carrying much of the nation's ocean-borne commerce, the Merchant Marine is often considered the "fourth arm of defense" in wartime. As such, it provided vital logistical support for beachheads in all theaters of... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99
In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the "immediate" award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star. In the following years holders of the Clasp held informal get-togethers. In 1958... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99
The Middle East Command in the SecondWorld War covered a vast region, stretchingacross Egypt, Libya, Malta, Palestine andTransjordan, Cyprus, Sudan, Eritrea, most ofSyria and a small part of Iraq, and includedsome forty different languages. At one pointit also oversaw operations in Greece, Kenyaand British Somaliland. Its campaign area ranfor a thousand... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.99
German Army on the Eastern Front - The Advance is a highly illustrated record of the extraordinary feat of arms that saw the Nazi armies drive deep into the vast terrain of the Soviet Union, to the gates of Stalingrad and Moscow. It traces the campaign from these hopeful beginnings until, on the brink of victory, the defenders and the winter contrived... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 24.95
While the main focus in early 1945 was on the advance to The Fatherland, 15 Army Group's 5th (US) and 8th (British) Armies were achieving remarkable results in Northern Italy.Superb generalship (Truscott - 5th Army and McCreery - 8th Army under General more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 9.99
In August 1914, the Isle of Man was in the middle of a very successful summer season. The tourist industry was crucial to the island, but suddenly holiday-makers left and the Steam Packet vessels that normally brought them were requisitioned. The future was uncertain for those who relied on the season and their pleas for assistance were ignored. For... more...