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- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
The Battle of Anzio was among the most bloody of the World War II conflicts. T. R. Fehrenbach?s accurate account stunningly depicts the reality of the Allied forces? fight for survival on an Italian beach as they stormed what Winston Churchill called the soft underbelly of the Axis powers. In one of the turning points of the war, the allies clung... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 17.99
Salamis, Agincourt, Lepanto, Trafalgar, Gettysburg, Isandlwana, the Somme, Stalingrad: Battlefield tells the stories of the most dramatic, memorable, and important conflicts in world history. It begins with the battle of Megiddo fought by the ancient Egyptians and takes the reader through to the Second Gulf war of 2003. On the way it encompasses almost... more...
- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 15.95
From Pulitzer Prizewinning Washington Post reporter Steve Fainaru comes an unforgettable journey into Iraqs parallel wara world filled with tens of thousands of armed men roaming Iraq with impunity, doing jobs the military cant or wont do. Fainaru reveals in gritty and shocking detail what drives these men to do the worlds... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 18.99
Winner of the 2013 Silver Medal in History from the Military Writer's Society of America Finalist, 2013 Colby Award Winner of the 2012 USA Best Book Award for Military History Philip Keith's Blackhorse Riders is the incredible true story of a brave military unit in Vietnam that risked everything to rescue an outnumbered troop under heavy fire?and... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.79
A bold reinterpretation of some of the most decisive battles of World War II, showing that the outcomes had less to do with popular new technology than old?fashioned, on?the?ground warfare. The military myths of World War II were based on the assumption that the new technology of the airplane and the tank would cause rapid and massive breakthroughs... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
The Boer War of 1899?1902 was an epic of heroism and bungling, cunning and barbarism, with an extraordinary cast of characters ? including Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. The war revealed the ineptitude of the British military and unexpectedly exposed the corrupt underside of imperialism in the establishment... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 17.58
GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR The familiar image of the British in the Second World War is that of the plucky underdog taking on German might. David Edgerton's bold, compelling new history shows the conflict in a new light, with Britain as a very wealthy country, formidable in arms, ruthless in pursuit of its interests and sitting at the heart of... more...