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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Lake Trasimene 217 BCby Nic Fields; Donato Spedaliere

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    Following Hannibal's crushing victory at the battle of the Trebbia, the reeling Roman Republic sent a new army under the over-confident consul Caius Flaminius to destroy the Carthaginian invaders ? unbeknownst to him they were ready and waiting. The destruction of the Roman force at Lake Trasimene firmly established Hannibal as one of the Ancient World's... more...

  • The Pikeman¬?s Lamentby Daniel Mersey; Michael Leck; Mark Stacey

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Recreate the action and drama of 17th Century warfare on your tabletop with The Pikeman's Lament . Start by creating your Officer ¬? is he a natural leader raised from the ranks, the youngest son of a noble family, or an old veteran who has seen too many battles? As you campaign, your Officer will win honour and gain promotion, acquiring traits that... more...

  • Panzergrenadier vs US Armored Infantrymanby Steven J. Zaloga; Johnny Shumate

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    During World War II, the two pre-eminent mechanized infantry forces of the conflict, the German Panzergrenadier arm and the US Army's armoured infantrymen, clashed in France and Belgium after the Normandy landings. These engagements went on to profoundly influence the use of mechanized infantry in the post-war world. Drawing upon a variety of sources,... more...

  • Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipmentsby Gordon L. Rottman; Adam Hook

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Over the eight years of the Vietnam War, US forces used three major types of equipment sets, with numerous modifications for particular circumstances. Different equipments were also used by Special Forces, the South Vietnamese, and other allied ground troops. Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments offers a comprehensive examination of the... more...

  • Colt Single-Action Revolversby Martin Pegler; Mark Stacey; Alan Gilliland

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    In 1836, Samuel Colt changed the face of warfare with the production of the first of a series of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, including the .44-calibre Colt Walker and the seminal .45-calibre Colt Single Action Army, which remains in production today. These weapons shifted the role of the pistol from single-shot weapon of last resort... more...

  • Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisersby Edward Hampshire; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. From the last class of conventional Sverdlov-class cruisers through to increasingly complex and formidable missile cruisers, these ships ensured that NATO took the Soviet naval threat seriously. Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers covers... more...

  • Final Stop, Algiersby Mishka Ben-David; Ronnie Hope

    Halban 2017; US$ 11.99

    When a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv violently disrupts his life, Mickey Simhoni abandons his plans to become an artist and instead allows himself to be recruited into the Mossad. Slowly he learns the art of spycraft and the painstaking process of building a cover, becoming someone whom he resembles, who is presumed dead. His cover story takes him... more...

  • The Holocaustby Laurence Rees

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 42.29

    This landmark work answers two of the most fundamental questions in history - how, and why, did the Holocaust happen? Laurence Rees has spent twenty-five years meeting survivors and perpetrators of the Third Reich and the Holocaust. Now, in his magnum opus, he combines largely unpublished testimony with the latest academic research to create the... more...

  • Shot Downby Alex Kerr

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.40

    Alex Kerr's Wellington, a twin-engine bomber, was shot down over Germany in 1941. At first hospitalised with hopes of repatriation, he unexpectedly found himself a prisoner in a German POW camp. Throughout those trying four years he was held captive, Alex kept a secret diary. This book reproduces his diary entries in a fascinating account of all aspects... more...

  • The Balkan Wars from Contemporary Perception to Historic Memoryby Katrin Boeckh; Sabine Rutar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.00

    This book explores the historial role of the Balkan Wars. In Eastern Europe, the two Balkan Wars of 1912/13 had greater importance than the First World War for the construction of nations and states. This volume shows how these ?short? wars profoundly changed the sociopolitical situation in the Balkans, with consequences that are still felt today.... more...