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  • Forced Migration in Central and Eastern Europe, 1939-1950by Alfred J. Rieber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

    These nine case studies, written by Russian, German and Austrian scholars and based on archival findings, should shed new light on deportations and resettlement in Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Germany. The introduction places forced migration throughout the region in a historical context. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: A New Era of Modern Warfareby Spencer Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 100.00

    This encyclopedia examines insurgencies—and the counterinsurgency efforts they prompt—through history, addressing military actions and the techniques and technologies employed in each conflict, significant insurgency leaders, and the leading theorists, with emphasis on the "small wars" of the 20th century and most recent decades. The clear, concise... more...

  • Philosophers of War: The Evolution of History's Greatest Military Thinkers [2 volumes]by Daniel Coetzee; Lee Eysturlid

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 131.00

    Each culture has had its Machiavelli, its Sun Tzu; its own Mohammed-like or Napoleonic figure. This encyclopedia ranges across the world to provide entries on every significant military and strategic thinker in human history as well as a number of military cultures, covering Chinese, Western, Indian, Islamic, and other cultures. Each entry supplies... more...

  • No Ordinary Menby Bernd Horn; General T.J. Lawson

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 11.99

    No Ordinary Men peels back the cloak of secrecy and reveals four untold special operations that Joint Task Force 2, an elite counterterrorist unit, conducted in 2005–06 in which their courage, tenacity, and impressive capabilities meant the difference between life and death. more...

  • Encyclopedia of U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America [2 volumes]by Alan McPherson

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00

    What do baseball, American war crimes, and a slice of watermelon have in common in the annals of Latin American history? Believe it or not, this disparate grouping reflects the cultural and historical remnants of America's military and political involvement in the region. As early as 1811, the United States began intervening in the affairs of Central... more...

  • Ben Macintyre's Espionage Filesby Ben Macintyre

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99

    Agent Zigzag: One December night in 1942, a Nazi parachutist landed in a Cambridgeshire field. His mission: to sabotage the British war effort. His name was Eddie Chapman, but he would shortly become MI5's Agent Zigzag. Dashing and louche, courageous and unpredictable, inside the traitor was a hero, inside the villain, a man of conscience: the... more...

  • Back to Angolaby Paul Morris

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 14.00

    A former South African conscript’s account of his return to Angola by bicycle, twenty-five years after the war that he was involved in. more...

  • The Korean War at Sixtyby Steven Casey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Korea used to be the ‘forgotten war.’ Now, however, experts widely view it as a pivotal moment in the history of the Cold War, while its legacy still scars contemporary East Asian politics. The sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War is a fitting time both to assess the current state of historiography on the conflict and to showcase new research... more...

  • Guardian Angelby William F. Sine

    Casemate Publishers 2013; US$ 16.99

    US Air Force Pararescue is the most skillful and capable rescue force in the world, taking on some of the most dangerous rescue missions imaginable. PJs (short for para-jumpers), are members of an elite unit whose commando skills are so wide-reaching they often seem like something out of science fiction. They routinely tackle perilous operations that... more...

  • The Last Boer Warby H. Rider Haggard

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    The author H. Rider Haggard is today best remembered for classics of the action-adventure genre such as She and King Solomon's Mines. But these masterworks of "lost world" fiction had their roots in Haggard's real-life experiences in what is now known as South Africa, where he lived for a time as a young man. In this nonfiction account... more...