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  • First Blood in North Africaby Dr. Jon Diamond

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 24.99

    In November 1942, eleven months after Pearl Harbor, the United States launched Operation Torch, the invasion of Morocco and Algeria. Overwhelmingly successful against Vichy French forces, the Americans next shifted their focus to Tunisia, where they battled the German Afrika Korps at Kasserine Pass, El Guettar, and Bizerte. more...

  • American Journalists in the Great Warby Chris Dubbs

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 34.95

    When war erupted in Europe in 1914, American journalists hurried across the Atlantic ready to cover it the same way they had covered so many other wars. However, very little about this war was like any other. Its scale, brutality, and duration forced journalists to write their own rules for reporting and keeping the American public informed. American... more...

  • Ordinary Menby Christopher R. Browning

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 11.99

    Christopher R. Browning?s shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews?now with a new afterword and additional photographs. Ordinary Men is the true story of Reserve Police Battalion 101 of the German Order Police, which was responsible for mass shootings as well as... more...

  • The Roots and Consequences of Civil Wars and Revolutions: Conflicts that Changed World Historyby Spencer Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 100.00

    Human history as a whole results from social changes, technological advances, and evolutions in thinking and religion?all of which often lead to wars and conflicts. Behind each major war are myriad interrelated causes. This book examines 30 of the most significant civil wars and revolutions in recorded history, from ancient times to the modern era,... more...

  • Afghanistan at War: From the 18th-Century Durrani Dynasty to the 21st Centuryby Tom Lansford; Tom Lansford

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 100.00

    Afghanistan has been embroiled in war and conflict throughout the latter part of the 20th century as well as the current millennium, but due to its location at the crossroads of Central Asia, Afghanistan has also endured repeated conquests throughout its turbulent earlier times. Examining Afghanistan's long military history through this book will... more...

  • Portraits of Courageby George W. Bush; Laura Bush; Peter Pace

    The Crown Publishing Group 2017; US$ 35.00

    A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America?s military veterans.  With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.    Growing out of President Bush?s own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W.... more...

  • The Global Conditionby William Hardy McNeill; J. R. McNeill

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88

    William H. McNeill is known for his ability to portray the grand sweep of history. The Global Condition is a classic work for understanding the grand sweep of world history in brief compass. Now with a new foreword by J. R. McNeill, this book brings together two of William Hardy McNeill's popular short books and an essay. The Human Condition provides... more...

  • Durham City in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.70

    Durham was, and still is, one of the country's oldest and best-loved cites. The very name was synonymous with dedication, dependability and determination. Men from the city answered the call to arms with an eerie normality, no matter what their age or social class. Many had been miners before the war and had spent their working life down a pit, but... more...

  • Dover in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.70

    Situated on the south coast of England, geographically and strategically, Dover more than played its part in the First World War. It was from its harbor that the many vessels of the Dover Patrol set about preventing German ships from using the English Channel. It was undoubtedly one of the most important Royal Naval units that Britain had during the... more...