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  • The History of the Victoria Crossby Philip A. Wilkins

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 25.99

    An account of how the VC was won by 520 of its recipients. Brief biographical information is provided in respect of commissioned officers. A portrait photograph of the recipient is included in 392 cases; typically the subject is deicted in uniform and wearing the VC and medals. The appendices include transcripts of several official reports which relate... more...

  • Earned in Bloodby Thurman Miller; Richard Frank

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 11.19

    Born in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia in 1919, Thurman Miller was the sixteenth of eighteen children in a family so poor, the local coal miner's kids looked down on them. His father was a subsistence farmer and it was rare for the Miller family to have enough food for everyone. But for Thurman, Appalachia was not just a region: it was... more...

  • Lines of Battleby Annette Tapert

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 22.50

    Arranged in chronological order, this collection of some 100 letters from soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines offers a very personal view of World War II and a sense of immediacy that is remarkable. The correspondence ranges from a GI's final message, written from Bataan, to a private's advice to his unexpectedly drafted father; from a general's... more...

  • 1914: Fight the Good Fightby Allan Mallinson

    Transworld 2013; US$ 16.91

    ?No part of the Great War compares in interest with its opening? , wrote Churchill. ?The measured, silent drawing together of gigantic forces, the uncertainty of their movements and positions, the number of unknown and unknowable facts made the first collision a drama never surpassed?in fact the War was decided in the first twenty days of fighting,... more...

  • A Guide to Battlesby Richard Holmes; Martin Marix Evans

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 12.99

    A Guide to Battles tells the stories of 300 of the world's most dramatic, memorable, and important clashes, from battles in ancient Egypt to the Second Gulf War. Organized chronologically and by region it provides tactical, technological, and historical context. It is highly accessible to the general reader and invaluable for the specialist. more...

  • Gettysburgby Allen C. Guelzo

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    Winner of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History An Economist Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year The Battle of Gettysburg has been written about at length and thoroughly dissected in terms of strategic importance, but never before has a book taken readers so close to the experience of the individual... more...

  • Anzacs in the Middle Eastby Mark Johnston

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 52.00

    Provides an exploration of the experiences of soldiers who fought in the Middle East during World War II. more...

  • Operation Typhoonby David Stahel

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 18.00

    Fascinating new account of Hitler's Operation Typhoon, launched in October 1941, and its significance for the wider German war effort. more...

  • Emerging Military Technologies: A Guide to the Issuesby Wilson Wong

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 52.00

    Emerging Military Technologies: A Guide to the Issues examines the potential of the United States to bring new technologies to deployment in the service of America's security and defense. The work also discusses how other international actors may regard the United States' investment in these high-tech capabilities, identifying possible resultant... more...

  • Reaping the Whirlwindby Nigel Cawthorne

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 12.99

    This title offers an amazing insight into the events of World War II through the eyes of those who fought against the Allied forces in all theatres of the war. It features many previously unpublished accounts of the war from German and Japanese soldiers, civilians and military leaders. It covers every major arena of the war: Europe; the German invasion... more...