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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Durham City in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.70

    Durham was, and still is, one of the country's oldest and best-loved cites. The very name was synonymous with dedication, dependability and determination. Men from the city answered the call to arms with an eerie normality, no matter what their age or social class. Many had been miners before the war and had spent their working life down a pit, but... more...

  • Dover in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.70

    Situated on the south coast of England, geographically and strategically, Dover more than played its part in the First World War. It was from its harbor that the many vessels of the Dover Patrol set about preventing German ships from using the English Channel. It was undoubtedly one of the most important Royal Naval units that Britain had during the... more...

  • Genocide in the Ottoman Empireby George N. Shirinian

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 69.95

    The final years of the Ottoman Empire were catastrophic ones for its non-Turkish, non-Muslim minorities. From 1913 to 1923, its rulers deported, killed, or otherwise persecuted staggering numbers of citizens in an attempt to preserve "Turkey for the Turks," setting a modern precedent for how a regime can commit genocide in pursuit of political ends... more...

  • Reinventing the Propellerby Jeremy R. Kinney

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    This book explores a technology that transformed airplanes into safe, practical tools of war and a means of transportation during the first half of the twentieth century. more...

  • The FN Minimi Light Machine Gunby Chris McNab

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    In 1974, renowned Belgian arms company Fabrique Nationale brought out a ground-breaking new light machine gun, the Minimi. Its success has been meteoric, arming more than 45 countries around the world. The Minimi offers the ultimate in portable firepower. Firing the high-velocity 5.56Î45mm round, the Minimi is a gas-operated, lightweight, belt- or... more...

  • South African Armour of the Border War 1975?89by Kyle Harmse; Simon Dunstan; Pierre Lowe Victor

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    The Border War saw the biggest armoured battles in Africa since World War II. Starting as a counter-insurgency operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) against the South West Africa People's Organisation, South Africa became embroiled in the complex Angolan Civil War, where they came up against enemies well supplied with equipment and armoured... more...

  • The Modern Russian Army 1992?2016by Mark Galeotti; Johnny Shumate

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's army has undergone a turbulent transformation, from the scattered left-overs of the old Soviet military, through a period of shocking decay and demoralization, to the disciplined force and sophisticated 'hybrid war' doctrine that enabled Vladimir Putin to seize Crimea virtually overnight in 2014. Using... more...

  • New Zealand Infantryman vs German Motorcycle Soldierby David Greentree; Adam Hook

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    In April 1941, as Churchill strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradsch├╝tzen ┬? motorcycle troops. Examining three major encounters in detail with the help of maps and contemporary photographs,... more...

  • With Their Bare Handsby Gene Fax

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.99

    With Their Bare Hands traces the fate of the US 79th Division-men drafted off the streets of Baltimore, Washington, and Philadelphia-from boot camp in Maryland through the final years of World War I, focusing on their most famous engagement: the attack on Montfaucon, the most heavily fortified part of the German Line, during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive... more...

  • Bolt Action: Campaign: Battle of the Bulgeby Warlord Games

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 17.99

    The Ardennes, 1944. Driven back by the Allies since D-Day, Germany launches a surprise offensive on the Western Front. This assault against the unprepared Allied lines is the opening move in one of the largest battles of World War II. This new Campaign Book for Bolt Action allows players to take command of both armies in this desperate battle,... more...