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  • Arms and the Manby Michael S. Neiberg

    BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00

    These essays honor Dennis Showalter, a pioneer in the field of military history. Written by some of the most highly-respected scholars in the field, they cover a wide range of topics from the ancient world to the present day. more...

  • The Penguin History of the Second World Warby Guy Wint; John Pritchard; Peter Calvocoressi

    Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 35.24

    First published in 1972 under the title TOTAL WAR, THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR was designed by its authors to show a rising generation why the Second World War happened and how it was conducted. In this bold feat of compression they give as much stress and space to political, social and moral forces (not to mention intelligence and... more...

  • Naval General Service Medal Roll 1793-1840by Kenneth Douglas-Morris

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 26.49

    Captain Douglas Morris’s classic Medal Roll. Recipients are listed by bar entitlement, then alphabetically. This book is a fine tribute to a great researcher whose tenacity and precision are unequalled in the field of naval medal research. more...

  • The Arctic Navy List 1773-1873by Clements R. Markham

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.49

    The list of all the officers who served in Arctic/Antarctic regions during the century defined. Biographical notes with varying amounts of detail on each officer and notes on the ships involved, one with the very unprepossessing name of Carcass. There is also a separate list of those setting out on the 1875 expedition. more...

  • From Marathon to Waterlooby Edward Shepherd Creasy

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.49

    A fascinating look at some of the most important battles that have shaped the course of history: including Marathon, Hastings, the Spanish Armada, Saratoga and more. more...

  • Attackedby Loretta Schorr

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    Discover the astonishing true stories--that will make readers laugh, cry, and gasp--behind the headlines: The Boston Massacre, Pearl Harbor, Kent State, Sarajevo, Pentagon, Cyber Attacks, and more. This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting books... more...

  • Operation Typhoonby David Stahel

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 18.00 US$ 14.76

    Fascinating new account of Hitler's Operation Typhoon, launched in October 1941, and its significance for the wider German war effort. more...

  • The Rise of the Great Powers 1648 - 1815by Derek Mckay; H.M. Scott; D Mckay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The heyday of the European states system was in the century before the First World War. How the system of five great powers in conscious equilibrium came into being is the central theme of this book. more...

  • Visiting the Somme & Ypres Battlefields Made Easyby Gareth Hughes

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.50

    This splendid and timely book will be invaluable to those visiting the battlefields, sites, museums, memorials and cemeteries of France and Belgium. It is intended for those planning and leading school groups and similar parties but is also ideal for individual/family visitors. Rather than list every site etc it provides realistic itineraries to the... more...

  • The Essential Thirty Years Warby Tryntje Helfferich

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 13.50

    This abridgment of Tryntje Helfferich's acclaimed 2009 anthology The Thirty Years War features an expanded General Introduction and annotation designed to support student readings in swift-moving surveys of European and World history. more...