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- Random House of Canada 2016; US$ 28.00
In this piercing memoir, Roméo Dallaire, retired general and former senator, the author of the bestsellers Shake Hands with the Devil and They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children, and one of the world's leading humanitarians, delves deep into his life since the Rwandan genocide. At the heart of Waiting for First Light is a no-holds-barred... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 19.50
General Montgomery C. Meigs, who built the Union Army, was judged by Lincoln, Seward, and Stanton to be the indispensable architect of the Union victory. Civil War historian James McPherson calls Meigs ?the unsung hero of northern victory.? Born to a well to do, connected family in 1816, Montgomery C. Meigs graduated from West Point as an engineer.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00
The extraordinary story of the World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.S. Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global superpower One of America?s preeminent military historians, James D. Hornfischer has written his most expansive and ambitious book to date. Drawing on new primary sources... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial military special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive and mysterious unit, whose operations and internal structures are hidden from the public eye. Now, one of its longest-serving veterans offers... more...
- Casemate 2016; US$ 16.36
Sixty Squadron RAF, which covers the period from the disastrous maelstrom of the Somme offensive to final victory, 1916–1919, is one of the classic histories of the Great War. It is the story of a squadron whose members were awarded 1 Victoria Cross, 5 Distinguished Service Orders, 1 Bar to the DSO, 37 Military Crosses and 5 Distinguished Flying... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97
In August 2016 the world will be spellbound by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as 10,500 athletes from 206 countries compete in 306 events. Tracing their origins back to the Greeks in 776 BC, the history of the Olympics is a glorious one but it has had its darker moments. During the First World War no fewer than 135 Olympians perished. Many... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 19.09
Keen First World War aviation enthusiasts will be familiar with Norman Franks’ previous books covering the life of Rittmeister Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, so why this new one? Well Manfred, the iconic Red Baron, has constantly remained at the forefront of First World War studies and, in commemorating the one hundred years that have elapsed... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 13.99
Dillon Hillier, a corporal with the Princess Patricia?s Canadian Light Infantry, returned home from a tour in Afghanistan and started up a normal life. But when ISIS insurgents began attacking local populations in Iraq and elsewhere, Hillier, a long-time soldier, felt he had to join in the action, so he sold his truck, lied to his parents about where... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 20.00
Helen Zille?s long-awaited autobiography is one of the most fascinating political stories of our time. Zille takes the reader back to her humble family origins, her struggle with anorexia as a young woman, her early career as a journalist for the Rand Daily Mail, and her involvement with the End Conscription Campaign and the Black Sash. She documents... more...