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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 17.00
On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the Philippines made the stakes impossibly... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00
The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe?from the first landing in Italy to... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 18.32
This astute biography brilliantly captures, in one volume, the full range of Winston Churchill's astonishing career. perhaps the greatest political figure of modern times, Churchill's achievement extended well beyond his emblematic role in the Second World War. Piers Brendon brings great wit and dozens of pungent anecdotes to this penetrating account,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 12.99
Why did the soldiers of the Civil War--Confederate and Union--risk their lives, through countless bloody battles and four long, awful years? It is to this question-- why did they fight --that James McPherson, America's preeminent Civil War historian, turns his attention. Drawing on more than 25,000 uncensored letters and nearly 250 private diaries... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2004; US$ 6.79
After the phenomenal success of his first novel Cold Mountain , Charles Frazier described his next novel as being based on the life of a white man who was made an Indian chief, served in the government in Washington D.C., fought on the side of the South in the Civil War by leading a band of guerilla warriors, and eventually wound up dying in a mental... more...
- Orion 2012; US$ 10.99
Nine men. 2,000 enemies. No back-up. No air support. No rescue. No chance... First in - the official motto of one of the British Army's smallest and most secretive units, 16 Air Assault Brigade's Pathfinder Platoon. Unofficially, they are the bastard son of the SAS. And like their counterparts in Hereford, the job of the Pathfinders is to operate... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
This work chronicles the life of General Marion who fought for American independence. The work dwells on the bravery of the soldiers and the rough times that prevailed then. In the most flowery and eloquent language, Weems has presented the great heroes of American history. A truly inspiring work! more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 9.99
The last shot of the Civil War was fired, not on an obscure battlefield, but in the ice-locked Sea of Okhotsk off Siberia seven months after Lee?s surrender. The last armed Confederate cruiser was the C.S.S. Shenandoah, a beautiful but dangerous vessel which scattered and burned the New Bedford whaling fleet in Arctic waters. She was the last cruiser... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 6.79
Blazing sea fights and undercurrents of intrigue: these are among the compelling ingredients of a biography that brings to life the most illustrious and formidable figure of the United States Navy. His name is carried by more than two dozen towns and cities. Here at last is a full exploration of Stephen Decatur's complex character. Reckless in youth,... more...