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  • The Royal Navy's Home Fleet in World War 2by Dr James Levy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 140.00

    This book marks the first comprehensive history of Britain's naval bulwark, the Home Fleet. It illuminates the vital role that fleet played in preserving Britain as a base of operations against Hitler. We see portrayed the hard days of blockade, patrol, and battle that encompassed the Home Fleet's war. And we see how that war was made harder by weaknesses... more...

  • The Pacific Campaign in World War IIby William Bruce Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This is a fascinating new account of how diplomacy and politics gave way to military strategy and warfare in the Pacific. Presenting previously unpublished documents this book freshly examines the key events in the fight for the Pacific. more...

  • The Thirty Years' Warby Geoffrey Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95

    This thoroughly revised new edition of Geoffrey Parker's classic text incorporates the latest research about this central episode of early modern history. `Judicious, lively, enlightening.' - Times Literary Supplement more...

  • Ground Warfareby Stanley L. Sandler

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 295.00

    This work spans the recorded history of ground warfare from generals to GI's, catapults to Kalashnikovs, ancient Israel to post-Soviet Chechnya. Included are more than 700 wars and battles, nearly 600 warrior biographies and more than 100 survey essays. more...

  • The British Empire and Italian Prisoners of Warby Bob Moore; Dr Kent Fedorowich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 168.00

    During the Second World War, British and Imperial forces captured more than half a million Italian soldiers, sailors and airmen. Although a symbol of military success, these prisoners created a multitude of problems for the authorities throughout the war. This book looks at how the British addressed these problems and turned liabilities into assets... more...

  • Introduction to Global Military Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95

    This is a full-to-bursting textbook for all students of modern military history. Unique in its global scope, the book uses case studies, chapter introductions and up-to-date research and covers all aspects of the major modern conflicts. more...

  • The Normandy Campaign: 1944: Sixty Years Onby John Buckley

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    With essays on key aspects of the Normandy campaign from leading names in military history, this book re-examines crucial issues and debates of D-Day and the Normandy campaign. more...

  • The Victorians at War, 1815-1914by Harold E. Raugh

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 95.00

    This encyclopedia surveys the major wars, campaigns, battles and expeditions of the British Army, as well as its weaponry, tactics, and all other aspects of its operations from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the dawn of World War One. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of World War Iby Spencer Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 485.00

    World War I was supposed to be "the war to end all wars." Instead, it opened the floodgate to a century of ethnic, religious, and ideological conflicts throughout the globe, all of it traceable to some extent to the entangled animosities and unprecedented carnage the war and the shortsighted, easily shattered peace that followed it. more...

  • 1812by Walter R. Borneman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    In June 1812 the still-infant United States had the audacity to declare war on the British Empire. Fought between creaking sailing ships and armies often led by bumbling generals, the ensuing conflict featured a tit-for-tat "You burned our capital, so we'll burn yours" and a legendary battle unknowingly fought after the signing of a peace treaty.... more...