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- Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99
Two ambitious men. One historic mission. With a blinding flash in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1945, the world was changed forever. The bomb that ushered in the atomic age was the product of one of history's most improbable partnerships. The General and the Genius reveals how two extraordinary men pulled off the greatest scientific... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19
Klop Ustinov was Britain?s most ingenious spy – but he was never licensed to kill. Instead, he was authorised to bemuse and beguile his enemies into revealing their deepest, darkest secrets. From the Russian Revolution to the Cold War, he bluffed and tricked his way into the confidence of everyone from Soviet commissars to Gestapo Gruppenführer. Although... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This book reveals the huge sales and propagandist potential of Anglican parish magazines, while demonstrating the Anglican Church's misunderstanding of the real issues at its heart, and its collective collapse of confidence as it contemplated social change. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
An unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot on board. Its flight is either controlled autonomously by computers in the vehicle, or under the remote control of a navigator or pilot on the ground or in another vehicle. Drone Warfare is one of the first books to examine the development and use of such... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95
Praise for Big Week ?The author provides a day-by-day account of what took place as German industrial facilities were targeted for attack. Yenne skillfully situates the action, pulling together various threads.?Well-written and fast-paced, this will be compelling to specialists and general readers alike.??Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Aces High ?This... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
?Breaking the Japanese codes shortened the course of the war by two years.? ?General S. J. Chamberlin, General MacArthur?s operations officer. Proclaimed ?one of the most important books ever published on World War II,? Marching Orders provides a stunning account of how the American military?s breaking of the Japanese diplomatic Purple codes... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
?We might have possessed the genius to break the Purple code, but in 1941 we didn?t have the brains to know what to do with it.? ?Henry C. Clausen, special investigator for secretary of war Henry L. Stimson On December 6, 1941, Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, assured his staff that the Japanese... more...
- Quercus 2015; Not Available
Shipwrecks have captured our imagination for centuries. Here acclaimed historian Sam Willis traces the astonishing tales of ships that have met with disastrous ends, along with the ensuing acts of courage, moments of sacrifice and episodes of villainy that inevitably occurred in the extreme conditions. Many were freak accidents, and their circumstances... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 29.95
Colonel George M. Chinn's (1902--1987) life story reads more like fiction than the biography of a Kentucky soldier. A smart and fun-loving character, Chinn attended Centre College and played on the famous "Praying Colonels" football team that won the 1921 national championship. After graduation, he returned to his home in Mercer County and partnered... more...