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  • The French Army and the First World Warby Elizabeth Greenhalgh

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    A major new account of the role and performance of the French army in the First World War. more...

  • The Silent Menby Peter Dornan

    Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 25.45

    The story of the Australian 2/14th Battalion in World War Two. more...

  • Britain's Two World Wars against Germanyby Brian Bond

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This title challenges popular views of the First World War as catastrophic and futile and the Second World War as a well-conducted and victorious moral crusade. more...

  • A Short History of the First World Warby Gary Sheffield

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99

    The First World War was a watershed in world history. Tragic but far from futile, its origins, events and legacy have roused impassioned debate, creating multiple interpretations and confusion for those encountering the period for the first time. Synthesising the latest scholarship, acclaimed historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict.... more...

  • World War II: A Very Short Introductionby Gerhard L. Weinberg

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    In this Very Short Introduction, the eminent scholar Gerhard L. Weinberg explores one of the most important events in history. Examining the origins, course, and impact of the World War II ? through both the soldiers and the ordinary citizens who lived through it ? he considers the long-lasting impact it continues to have around the world. more...

  • Landscape Turned Redby Stephen W. Sears

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 15.23

    The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation's history: in this single day, the war claimed nearly 23,000 casualties. In Landscape Turned Red, the renowned historian Stephen Sears draws on a remarkable cache of diaries, dispatches, and letters to recreate the vivid drama of Antietam... more...

  • Anzac Battlefieldby Antonio Sagona; Mithat Atabay; Christopher Mackie; Ian McGibbon; Richard Reid

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Anzac Battlefield is an important contribution to our understanding of Gallipoli and its landscape of war and memory. more...

  • An End of Warby Ken Tout

    The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    After D-Day in 1944 British troops in Normandy had been encouraged to believe that the war would be over by Christmas of that year. The German army in Normandy had indeed been destroyed but by Christmas the Allies were still fighting through Holland, whilst the Germans had reorganised and were ready to fight back. Ken Tout, using his own experiences... more...

  • The Villageby Bing West

    Pocket Books 2003; US$ 8.99

    In Black Hawk Down, the fight went on for a day. In We Were Soldiers Once & Young, the fighting lasted three days. In The Village, one Marine squad fought for 495 days?half of them died. Few American battles have been so extended, savage and personal. A handful of Americans volunteered to live among six thousand Vietnamese, training farmers... more...

  • Ripples of Battleby Victor Hanson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.95

    The effects of war refuse to remain local: they persist through the centuries, sometimes in unlikely ways far removed from the military arena. In Ripples of Battle , the acclaimed historian Victor Davis Hanson weaves wide-ranging military and cultural history with his unparalleled gift for battle narrative as he illuminates the centrality of war... more...