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- University of North Texas Press 2013; US$ 44.00
John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries beginning as a young cavalry lieutenant in Arizona in 1872, and ending the evening before his death in 1896. As aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook, he had an insider's view of the early Apache campaigns, the Great Sioux War, the Cheyenne Outbreak, and the Geronimo War. Bourke's writings... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 31.86
Hauptbeschreibung Am Morgen des 16. März 1968 machte sich eine amerikanische Einheit auf den Weg in ein kleines südvietnamesisches Dorf: My Lai. Innerhalb von vier Stunden brachten sie so gut wie alle Bewohner in einem grauenvollen Exzess um. My Lai ist eine Zäsur; es ist der Höhepunkt eines grausamen Krieges. Erschreckender noch als das Ereignis... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95
On August 14, 1942, Chief of Staff George C. Marshall appointed General Dwight D. Eisenhower Commander of the European theater of operations for North Africa. Eisenhower had no prior training or experience in warfare and no experience commanding an army. Frequently, he was subjected to unjustifiable interference from Marshall (who was 3,000 miles away... more...
- Da Capo Press 2012; US$ 26.00
Stanley Weintraub is a preeminent historian and an award-winning author of more than fifty highly acclaimed books of history and biography, including Pearl Harbor Christmas , Silent Night , 11 Days in December , Victoria , and Disraeli . He lives in Newark, Delaware. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 39.95
In Give Me Eighty Men, Shannon D. Smith reexamines the works of the two Mrs. Carringtons in the context of contemporary evidence. No longer seen as an arrogant firebrand, Fetterman emerges as an outstanding officer who respected the Plains Indians' superiority in numbers, weaponry, and battle skills. Give Me Eighty Men both challenges standard... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Bloody, fiery spectacles?the Challenger disaster, 9/11, JFK?s assassination?have given us moments of catastrophe that make it easy to answer the ?where were you when? question and shape our ways of seeing what came before and after. Why are these spectacles so packed with meaning? In The Iconoclastic Imagination , Ned O?Gorman approaches each of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95
Drawing on anthropology and ethnohistory as well as the ?new military history? Indian Wars of Mexico, Canada and the United States, 1812-1900 interprets and compares the way Indians and European Americans waged wars in Canada, Mexico, the USA and Yucatán during the nineteenth century. Fully illustrated with sixteen maps, detailing key Indian settlements... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Until now, the poetry of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has been hidden, "embedded" within comments made at press briefings and in interviews. His preferred medium is the spoken word, and his audience has been limited to hard-bitten reporters and hard-core watchers of C-SPAN. Just as The Iliad and The Odyssey were spoken aloud by many... more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 22.10
While it lasted only sixteen months, King Philip?s War (1675-1676) was arguably one of the most significant of the colonial wars that wracked early America. As the first major military crisis to directly strike one of the Empire?s most important possessions: the Massachusetts Bay Colony, King Philip?s War marked the first time that Massachusetts had... more...
- Free Press 2004; US$ 35.00
In the last years of Ronald Reagan's life, his voluminous writings on politics, policy, and people finally emerged and offered a Rosetta stone by which to understand him. From 1975 to 1979, in particular, he delivered more than 1,000 radio addresses, of which he wrote at least 680 himself. When drafts of his addresses were first discovered, and a selection... more...