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- Monthly Review Press 2016; US$ 15.30
On May 25, 2012, President Obama announced that the United States would spend the next thirteen years ? through November 11, 2025 ? commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and the American soldiers, ?more than 58,000 patriots,? who died in Vietnam. The fact that at least 2.1 million Vietnamese ? soldiers, parents, grandparents, children... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2016; US$ 6.99
A diverse group of contributors offer different perspectives on whether or not the different experiences of our military and the broader society amounts to a "gap"?and if the American public is losing connection to its military. They analyze extensive polling information to identify those gaps between civilian and military attitudes on issues central... more...
- Trine Day 2016; US$ 14.99
On May 19, 1945, eleven days after the surrender of Nazi Germany in Europe, a U-boat was escorted into Portsmouth Naval Yard, New Hampshire. News reporters covering the surrender of U-234 were ordered, contrary to all previous and later U-boat surrender procedures, to keep their distance from crew members and passengers of U-234, on threat of being... more...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2016; US$ 33.98
The cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan In 1924, the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I was sunk off Sydney Heads. Once she had been the pride of the navy and the nation. She had saved Australia from an attack by a German squadron in the Pacific in World War I.But after the war she was obsolete, and a victim in the race... more...
- Penguin Random House New Zealand 2016; US$ 12.46
From the author of Healthy Bastards , the man known as the 'Flying Doctor' is back, this time with his misadventures, escapades and high jinks from a life of medicine, aviation and hunting. For the first time, Dave Baldwin, known throughout the backcountry as the Flying Doctor, shares his tales from life lived at full-throttle. From his early years... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97
This selection of over 150 photographs provides a visual guide to the desperate air war fought over the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945. Most of these black-and-white wartime photographs have never been published before. They show Stalin’s Red Air Force and Hitler’s Luftwaffe, their equipment and the role they played in supporting... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 19.77
Seapower played a greater part in ancient empire building than is often appreciated. The Punic Wars, especially the first, were characterized by massive naval battles. The Romans did not even possess a navy of their own when war broke out between them and the Carthaginians in Sicily in 264 B.C. Prior to that, the Romans had relied upon several South... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97
Wrapped in myth and distortion, the Battle of Verdun is one of the most enigmatic battles of the Great War, and the controversy continues a century later. Before the battle the Germans believed they had selected one of the strongest points in the French defences in the hope that, if they smashed through it, the French would collapse. But Verdun was... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.97
Throughout the First World War, London played a major part in Great Britain's war effort, both at home and abroad. A far as Germany was concerned, the city was their ultimate goal – the ultimate target that would bring them the sought-after victory they so desired. With the British Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, the heart of British Government... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97
From Calais to Colditz has never been published before but readers will surely agree that the wait has been worthwhile. The author was a young platoon commander when his battalion were ordered by Prime Minister Winston Churchill to defend Calais to the last man and so distract German attention from the evacuation of the BEF at Dunkirk. After an... more...