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  • Flesh and Bloodby Stephen McGann

    Simon & Schuster UK 2017; US$ 30.00

    His family survived famine-ravaged Ireland in the 1850s. His ancestors settled in poverty-rife Victorian Liverpool, working to survive and thrive. Some of them became soldiers serving in Gallipoli and on the Western Front. One would be the last man to step off the SS Titanic as it sank beneath the icy waves. He would testify at the inquest.... more...

  • Arthur Gwynn-Browne

    Seren 2017; US$ 9.99

    "I am in the F.S.P. F.S.P. stands for Field Security Personnel. That is the authorized version." So begins this remarkable account of six months' service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, up to and including the terrible retreat to and evacuation from the beaches of Dunkirk at the end of May, 1940. Absorbing, affecting, thrilling, often... more...

  • Twenty-Two on Peleliuby George Peto; Peter Margaritis

    Casemate 2017; US$ 18.39

    On September 15, 1944, U.S. Marines landed on a small island in the Central Pacific called Peleliu, as a prelude to the liberation of the Philippines. Among the first wave of Marines that hit the beach that day was 22-year-old George Peto. Growing up in on a farm in Ohio, George had always preferred exploring to being indoors. This made school a challenge,... more...

  • The Black Princeby Michael Jones

    Head of Zeus 2017; US$ 13.49

    A major new biography of the Black Prince: hero of the battles of Crécy and Poitiers and England's greatest medieval warrior. more...

  • Hannibalby Patrick N Hunt

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 28.00

    One of the greatest commanders of the ancient world brought vividly to life: Hannibal, the brilliant general who successfully crossed the Alps with his war elephants and brought Rome to its knees. Hannibal Barca of Carthage, born 247 BC, was one of the great generals of the ancient world. His father, Hamilcar, was also a great strategist and master... more...

  • It's My Country Tooby Tracy Crow; Jerri Bell; Kayla Williams

    Potomac Books 2017; US$ 32.95

    This inspiring anthology is the first to convey the rich experiences and contributions of women in the American military in their own words—from the Revolutionary War to the present wars in the Middle East. Serving with the Union Army during the Civil War as a nurse, scout, spy, and soldier, Harriet Tubman tells what it was like to be the first... more...

  • The Road to Passchendaeleby Richard van Emden

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 27.91

    Passchendaele is the next volume in the highly regarded series of books from the best-selling First World War historian Richard van Emden. Once again, using the winning formula of diaries and memoirs, and above all original photographs taken on illegally held cameras by the soldiers themselves, Richard tells the story of 1917, of life both in and... more...

  • Man of Warby Anthony Sullivan

    Frontline Books 2017; US$ 27.91

    The career of Guernsey-born Admiral James Saumarez reads like an early history of the Royal Navy. His first battle was against the American revolutionaries in 1775, but thereafter his main opponents were the French and the Spanish, and the first fighting ship he commanded, the eight-gun galley Spitfire, was involved in forty-seven engagements before... more...

  • From Germany to Germanyby Günter Grass; Krishna Winston

    Random House 2017; US$ 26.78

    In 1990, Günter Grass - a reluctant diarist - felt compelled to make a record of the interesting times through which he was living. Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the collapse of Communism, Germany and Europe were enduring a period of immense upheaval. Grass resolved to immerse himself in these political debates: he travelled... more...

  • Drone Warriorby Brett Velicovich; Christopher S. Stewart

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    “A must read for anyone who wants to understand the new American way of war.”  — General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency A former special operations member takes us inside America’s covert drone war in this headline-making, never-before-told account for fans of Zero Dark Thirty... more...