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  • The Trojan Warby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 15.99

    The Trojan War is the most famous conflict in history, the subject of Homer's Iliad , one of the cornerstones of Western literature. Although many readers know that this literary masterwork is based on actual events, there is disagreement about how much of Homer's tale is true. Drawing on recent archeological research, historian and classicist Barry... more...

  • Britain, France and Germany and the Treaty of Versaillesby Nick Shepley

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 2.99

    A helpful GCSE and A Level Guide to one of 20th Century History's most pivotal events. This guide discusses in a clear and concise manner the objectives of the British, French and Germans at the Treaty of Versailles. A follow up volume: America, Japan and the Arabs at Versailles will be published soon. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 37.00

    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...

  • The Official U-Boat Commanders Handbookby Bob Carruthers

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 9.99

    This is the complete wartime translation by the U.S. Navy of the 1943 edition of the official handbook given to all U-boat commanders. The original handbook was compiled from combat reports and was regularly updated throughout the war. The handbook was an invaluable reference for every operational U-boat commander. 

Simply written and... more...

  • The U-Boat War in the Atlanticby Bob Carruthers

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 9.99

    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. At its core was the Allied naval blockade of Germany, which was announced the day after the declaration of war, although... more...

  • The U-Boat War in the Atlanticby Bob Carruthers

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 9.99

    This is the second of three volumes covering the U-boat campaign 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 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...

  • Hitler's U-Boat Warby Clay Blair

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.95

    Clay Blair's best-selling naval classic Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan, is regarded as the definitive account of that decisive phase of the war in the Pacific. Nine years in the making, Hitler's U-boat War is destined to become the definitive account of the German submarine war against the Allies, or "The Battle of the Atlantic."... more...

  • History and the Social Webby August C. Krey

    University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 67.50

    In this volume of 12 essays a distinguished historian demonstrates that the roots and branches of history form a continuous social web, that the events and societies of pasts eras and modern times form a complex and interlocking pattern when seen as a whole, and that a knowledge of history has a profound application to the problems and pleasures of... more...

  • Ten Great Events in Historyby James Johonnot

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 9.95 US$ 8.66

    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...