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  • Britain and the Vatican during the Second World Warby Owen Chadwick

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 64.00

    The book studies the use made by the British government of its envoy, immured inside the Vatican from 1940 to 1944, and what the envoy made of such opportunities during the Second World War to help the Allied cause. We see the Vatican, the Fascist Italy, from 'inside', and so gain a new and rare perspective into the predicament of the papacy. Owen... more...

  • Panzer Gunnerby Bruno Friesen

    Helion & Company 2008; US$ 16.99

    There are few memoirs available of German Panzer crews that focus on the climactic last 12 months of the war on the Eastern Front, 1944-45. What makes Bruno Friesen's account virtually unique is his family background: his parents came from a German-speaking Mennonite community in Ukraine, and were to all intents and purposes culturally German.... more...

  • Glider Infantrymanby Donald J. Rich; Kevin William Brooks

    Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    A member of the famed Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division, Donald J. Rich went ashore on D-Day at Utah Beach, was wounded in the bloody conflict at Carentan, landed in a flimsy plywood-and-canvas glider on the battlefields of Holland, and survived the grim siege with the "Battling Bastards of Bastogne" during the Battle of the Bulge.... more...

  • Peter Paul Rubensby Maria Varshavskaya; Xenia Yegorova

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Universally celebrated for his rosy and concupiscent nudes, Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) was an artist whose first concern was sensuality in all its forms. This Baroque master devoted himself to a lifelong celebration of the joys and wonders of the physical realm. He felt that the human body was as lovely and natural as the many natural landscapes... more...

  • The U-Boat War in the Atlanticby Bob Carruthers

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 9.99

    This is the third of three volumes describing U-boat operations in the Atlantic during the Second World War.

This is the fascinating account, as told from the German perspective, of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest-running, continuous military campaign in World War II, spanning from 1939 through to Germany's defeat in 1945.... more...

  • The Roman Monetary Systemby Constantina Katsari

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 29.00

    A comprehensive study of the Roman monetary system in the Eastern provinces during the Principate. more...

  • Hell to Payby D. M. Giangreco

    Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    Hell To Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 is a comprehensive and compelling examination of the myriad complex issues that comprised the strategic plans for the American invasion of Japan. U.S. planning for the invasion and military occupation of Imperial Japan was begun in 1943, two years before the dropping of atom bombs... more...

  • All This Hellby Evelyn M. Monahan; Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 19.95

    ""Even though women were not supposed to be on the front lines, on the front lines we were. Women were not supposed to be interned either, but it happened to us. People should know what we endured. People should know what we can endure."" -- Lt. Col. Madeline Ullom More than one hundred U.S. Army and Navy nurses were stationed in Guam and the Philippines... more...

  • Churchill's White Rabbitby Sophie Jackson

    The History Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    Edward Yeo-Thomas, GC was one of the bravest of the brave. A fluent French-speaker, he joined SOE and was parachuted into occupied France three times to work with the Resistance. Appalled by the lack of help the British were providing, he managed to arrange a five-minute meeting with Winston Churchill, during which he persuaded him to do more. On... more...

  • Ten Great Events in Historyby James Johonnot

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 9.95

    Patriotism, or love of country, is one of the tests of nobility of character. No great man ever lived that was not a patriot in the highest and truest sense. From the earliest times, the sentiment of patriotism has been aroused in the hearts of men by the narrative of heroic deeds inspired by love of country and love of liberty. This truth furnishes... more...