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- Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 25.99
From acclaimed historian John Wukovits, the untold story of the USS Laffey and her crew, who heroically withstood twenty-two kamikaze attacks at Okinawa which the US Navy describes “as one of the great sea epics of the war? more...
- NewSouth 2015; US$ 24.99
World-renowned military historian Robin Prior takes us step by step through the campaign that cost the Allies casualties of 390,000, including some 30,000 Australian and New Zealand troops. Evaluating the strategy, the commanders, and the performance of individual soldiers on the ground, Robin Priors conclusions are hard-hitting and painful.... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 50.00
Peter Hayes is a professor of history and Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of From Cooperation to Complicity: Degussa in the Third Reich and Industry and Ideology: IG Farben in the Nazi Era . Harvey Schulweis is chairman of the Jewish Foundation for... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99
It was an escape from a PoW camp as daring and fraught with danger as any immortalised by Hollywood. Yet the story is less familiar than most - as it concerns the only German prisoner of war to escape from captivity in mainland Britain and make it home during either World War. After being caught in Gibraltar during an earlier attempt to... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Grassroots Fascism profiles the Asia Pacific War (1941–1945)—the most important though least understood experience of Japan?s modern history—through the lens of ordinary Japanese life. Moving deftly from the struggles of the home front to the occupied territories to the ravages of the front line, the book offers rare insight into popular experience... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86
The failure of the Gallipoli campaign was instantly blamed on a great untruth - that the War Office was unprepared. This book, incorporating information unavailable elsewhere, shows that in fact the WO and the Admiralty had amassed a huge amount of data. Aerial reconnaissance had played a part - even Lawrence of Arabia had done his bit! The War Office... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 35.95
Dwight Messimer is a U. S. Army veteran and a former Lecturer in History at the California State University at San Jose. His interests are U. S. Naval Aviation, 1911-42 and World War One with an emphasis on Allied POWs, escapes, and Anti-Submarine Warfare. He is fluent and literate in German. He and his wife live in Northern California. more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2015; US$ 13.72
Deutschland strebte mit dem Ersten Weltkrieg die Vorherrschaft im Orient an und zog dazu seinen Bündnispartner Osmanisches Reich in den Krieg hinein. Dessen Armee wurde von deutschen Militärs geleitet, die alle Armenier im Land als Spione und Verräter ansahen, da diese angeblich mit dem russischen Feind kollaborierten. Aus der eingeleiteten Umsiedlung... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book offers a history of the BRICS as a term and as an institution?a chronological narrative and analytical account of the BRICS concept from its inception in 2001 to the political grouping it is today. In addition, it analyzes what the rise of powers like Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa means for the future of global order. more...