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  • Wo ist Lieutenant Adkins?by Peter Köpf

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 16.90

    Hauptbeschreibung Dass Soldaten aus der DDR in den Westen flüchteten, weiß jeder. Dass Nato-Soldaten in die DDR überliefen, ist weitgehend unbekannt. Dabei hatten die Deserteure oft gute Gründe. Da ist der anscheinend überzeugte Sozialist William D. Adkins aus Indianapolis, der sich willig in die Arme der Stasi begibt, Karriere macht und am Ende... more...

  • Söhne ohne Väterby Hartmut Radebold; Jürgen Reulecke; Hermann Schulz

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.25

    Hauptbeschreibung Fast ein Drittel aller Männer, die zwischen 1933 und 1945 geboren wurden, wuchsen kriegsbedingt ohne Vater auf. Anhand der sehr persönlichen Berichte in diesem Band werden die Folgen dieses Verlustes sichtbar: die Schwierigkeit, dem eigenen Leben deutliche Konturen zu geben, der Kampf um Selbstvertrauen und Entscheidungssicherheit.... more...

  • Louisianians in the Western Confederacyby Stuart Salling

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    The Louisiana Brigade served the Confederacy in the Army of Tennessee, battling on the western frontier. Commanded by Daniel W. Adams and Randall L. Gibson, the brigade fought from the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862 to the surrender at Meridian in May 1865. This volume follows the formation and history of the individual units, the politics of command,... more...

  • Hold the Oxo!by Marion Fargey Brooker

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 8.99

    Canada was young. Twenty thousand underage soldiers left their homes to serve in the Great War. Jim, at seventeen, was one of them. His letters home gloss over the horrors of war, focusing on issues of the home front: of harvesting, training horses, and the price of hogs. His letters rested ninety-five years in a shoebox decorated by his mother. more...

  • African American Women During the Civil Warby Ella Forbes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 161.00

    This study uses an abundance of primary sources to restore African American female participants in the Civil War to history by documenting their presence, contributions and experience.  Free and enslaved African American women took part in this process in a variety of ways, including black female charity and benevolence. These women were spies, soldiers,... more...

  • Between the Enemy and Texasby Anne Bailey

    TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95

    Much of the Civil War west of the Mississippi was a war of waiting for action, of foraging already stripped land for an army that supposedly could provision itself, and of disease in camp, while trying to hold out against Union pressure. There were none of the major engagements that characterized the conflict farther east. Instead, small units of... more...

  • Footprints of a Regimentby W. H. Andrews

    Taylor Trade Publishing 1992; US$ 18.99

    An absorbing, first-person Civil War memoir from the perspective of a foot soldier looking back some thirty years later. more...

  • The American Indian Frontierby William Christie Macleod

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Originally published between 1920-1970, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • A Jewish Colonel in the Civil Warby Marcus M. Spiegel; Jean Powers Soman; Frank L. Byrne

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 17.95

    Marcus Spiegel, a German Jewish immigrant, served with the 67th and 120th Ohio Volunteer regiments during the Civil War. He saw action in Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, where he was fatally wounded in May 1864. These letters to Caroline, his wife, reveal the traumatizing experience of a soldier and the constant concern of a husband... more...

  • Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil Warby Larry B. Maier; Joseph W. Stahl

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 55.00

    As an iconic symbol of the American GI, the dog tag has gained considerable cultural recognition. This book returns to the origins of the dog tag with an in-depth look at all 49 styles of Civil War era Union identification discs, including detailed photographs and histories for individual discs as well as a general history of the origin and production... more...