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- Lyons Press 2011; US$ 18.99
Contents Foreword by George Seiler, Torpedoman, USS Gudgeon Preface Introduction Chapter One: Lone Wolf-First War Patrol Chapter Two: Escape from the East China Sea-Second War Patrol Chapter Three: The Tide Turns-Third War Patrol Chapter Four: Fortress Truk-Fourth War Patrol Chapter Five: Butchery in the Bismarck Sea-Fifth War Patrol... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 27.99
At age sixteen, Isaac Fadoyebo ran away from his West African village to join the British Army. The Second World War was raging, and Nigeria's colonial masters were desperate to find men to defend the Empire. He was taking breakfast deep in the Burmese jungle when the Japanese ambushed his unit and left him for dead. With the help of a local family... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 10.19
On 8 March, 1965, 3,500 United States Marines of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade made an amphibious landing at Da Nang on the south central coast of South Vietnam, marking the beginning of a conflict that would haunt American politics and society for many years, even after the withdrawal of US forces in 1972. For the people of North Vietnam it... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 25.99
Drawing together Indian and Iranian Muslims with Christian missionaries, Hindu nationalists and Japanese imperialists, this book brings to life the local sites of globalisation that transformed Muslim religiosity through the long nineteenth century. Nile Green evokes terrains of exchange that range from the Russian empire's borderlands to the Indian... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
During the American Civil War, the British legation and consuls experienced strained relations with both the Union and the Confederacy, to varying degrees and with different results. Southern consuls were cut off from the legation in Washington, D.C., and confronted their problems for the most part without direction from superiors. Consuls in the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 7.99
In a gripping memoir that reads like a spy novel, one man recounts his personal experience with Operation Phoenix, the program created to destroy the Vietcong?s shadow government, which thrived in the rural communities of South Vietnam. Stuart A. Herrington was an American intelligence advisor assigned to root out the enemy in the Hau Nghia province.... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
The New Yorker ?Excellent... hair-raising ... Command and Control is how nonfiction should be written.? (Louis Menand) Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America?s nuclear arsenal. A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs,... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
A shocking exposť of the covert CIA program of widespread torture, rape, and murder of civilians during America?s war in Vietnam, with a new introduction by the author In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, America?s Central Intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, and assassination devised to destabilize... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 18.99
The classic Vietnam memoir, as relevant today as it was almost thirty years ago. In March of 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Da Nang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home-physically whole but emotionally... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in WW II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North Africa The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is a story of courage and enduring triumph,... more...