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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Guide to Battlesby Richard Holmes; Martin Marix Evans

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    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

    From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history?the most intimate and richly readable account we have had?of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1?3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke, and grime of Gettysburg alongside the ordinary soldier, and depicts the combination of personalities and circumstances... 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...

  • Anzacs in the Middle Eastby Mark Johnston

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    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 US$ 14.76

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

  • Reaping the Whirlwindby Nigel Cawthorne

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 12.99 US$ 10.65

    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...

  • Catastrophe 1914by Max Hastings

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95

    From the acclaimed military historian, a new history of the outbreak of World War I: the dramatic stretch from the breakdown of diplomacy to the battles?the Marne, Ypres, Tannenberg?that marked the frenzied first year before the war bogged down in the trenches. In Catastrophe 1914, Max Hastings gives us a conflict different from the familiar one... more...