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  • Invasion: The Conquest of Serbia, 1915by Richard DiNardo

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Published during the centennial of the events it considers, this book provides a comprehensive examination of one of the most interesting and influential campaigns of World War I, a campaign that was the apex of mobile warfare at the time. By the late summer of 1915, the Russian threat to Austria-Hungary had been eliminated by the Central Powers.... more...

  • The Landings at Suvla Bay, 1915by Michael J. Mortlock

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    This work is an extensive analysis of the 1915 British landing at Suvla Bay, one of the most mismanaged and ineffective operations of World War I. Chapters examine the events that led to the landings on the Gallipoli peninsula, provide a comprehensive report on the landings themselves, and analyze the events and decisions contributing to their failure.... more...

  • Legacy of the Lancastersby Martin Bowman

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    Young or old, everyone has heard of the Lancaster bomber. Such is the legacy handed down by this aviation icon that although it is not the most numerous aircraft ever built - two are still flying today, one in Britain and another in Canada with many proudly displayed in museums throughout the world - it is up there with the Spitfire and the Flying... more...

  • Fighting Hitler from Dunkirk to D-Dayby Jeff Haward; Neil Barber

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    Fighting Hitler From Dunkirk to D-Day is the compelling story of a man belonging to a group of which there are now very few survivors. Jeff Haward MM is a pre-war Territorial Army soldier who enlisted merely for something to do in the evenings. Consequently, he fought throughout the entirety of the Second World War. Jeff is a 'Die Hard', the... more...

  • Auschwitzby Andrew Rawson

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 9.99

    The camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau were an important part of the Nazis' final solution to the Jewish question. Over one million people were murdered in its gas chambers and tens of thousands of prisoners were worked to death in the nearby sub-camps. Others were held in the quarantine area before they were deported to work in the Third Reich.

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  • Bürgermeister in Deutschlandby Jörg Bogumil; Hubert Heinelt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.34

    Die Bürgermeister in Deutschland sind durch die flächendeckende Einführung der Direktwahl des hauptamtlichen Bürgermeisters in den 1990er Jahren stärker in den Fokus des öffentlichen Interesses geraten. Allerdings waren empirische Studien über ihr Sozialprofil, ihr Verhalten und ihre Machtposition im kommunalen Entscheidungssystem oder ihr Verhältnis... more...

  • Survival at Stalag IVBby Tony Vercoe

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00

    In addition to concentration camps, World War II Germany was also home to 54 prisoner-of-war camps, the largest of which was Stalag IVB. Throughout the more than five years of its existence, Stalag IVB supported numerous satellite camps, eventually housing thousands of prisoners of many nationalities. Here Poles, French, Belgians, British, Americans,... more...

  • Assault in Norwayby Thomas Gallagher

    Lyons Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    Based on interviews with the commandos themselves, here are the vivid details about the planning and execution of one of the most famous raids in WWII history. more...

  • So Near and Yet So Farby Martin Bowman

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99

    This is the second volume in a meticulously researched four-part series that provides a comprehensive insight into the aerial exploits at Operation 'Market Garden' in September 1944. In an interesting method of presenting the information, the author’s arrangement of British, American, Dutch and German personal narrative interspersed with... more...

  • From St Vith to Victoryby Stephen C. Smith

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    Compiled from a variety of sources and first-hand accounts, this book is an authoritative record of the part played by No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron during the bomber offensives of World War II. The squadron's activities are described in detail offering a unique insight into the lives of those involved and saluting the important role that No.3 Group... more...