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- BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00
A collection of the latest work in Conflict Archaeology. General theme is confinement, with concentration camps and siege sites, and defensive structures covered. Also includes other papers on battlefield archaeology and conflict studies. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 26.49
Captain Douglas Morriss 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...
- 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...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 19.95
This memoir of James Stavridis' two years in command of the destroyer USS Barry (DDG-52) reveals the human side of what it is like to be in charge of a warship for the first time and in the midst of international crisis. From Haiti to the Balkans to the Arabian Gulf, the Barry was involved in operations throughout the world during his 1993-1995... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; Not Available
With her pistols loaded she went aboard And by her side hung a glittering sword In her belt two daggers, well armed for war Was this female smuggler Was this female smuggler who never feared a scar. If a "hen frigate" was any ship carrying a captain's wife, then a "she captain" is a bold woman distinguished for courageous enterprise in the... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
When war broke out between the United States and Great Britain in 1812, neither side was prepared for the conflict, as evidenced by their respective fortifications. The most sophisticated and modern fortifications were those built by the US Corps of Engineers to protect some of the main port cities. These included Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, Fort... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
Battles, as events, are a major focus of military history in all periods, and battlefield sites are increasingly being take up as part of the nation's cultural heritage. Bloody Meadows goes behind the particular discoveries revealed by site excavation and any information that the landscape may reveal about the sequence of events in battle. By investigating... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1999; Not Available
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...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 12.69
1916. The Somme. With over a million casualties, it was the most brutal battle of World War I. It is a clash that even now, over 90 years later, remains seared into the national consciousness, conjuring up images of muddy trenches and young lives tragically wasted. Its first day, July 1st 1916 - on which the British suffered 57,470 casualties,... more...