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  • Operation Mincemeatby Ben Macintyre

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS Ben Macintyre?s Agent Zigzag was hailed as ?rollicking, spellbinding? ( New York Times ), ?wildly improbable but entirely true? ( Entertainment Weekly ), and, quite simply, ?the best book ever written? ( Boston Globe ). In his new book, Operation Mincemeat , he tells an extraordinary... more...

  • Warfare in the Ancient Worldby Stefan G. Chrissanthos

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 63.00

    From the clash of bronze weapons on bronze armor to the fall of Rome, war often decided the course of ancient history. This volume is a practical introduction to the study of warfare in the ancient world, beginning with Egypt and Mesopotamia, and tracing the advances made in battle tactics, technology, and government over hundreds of years, culminating... more...

  • Rangers in World War IIby Robert W. Black

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 7.99

    From the deadly shores of North Africa to the invasion of Sicily to the fierce jungle hell of the Pacific, the contribution of the World War II Ranger Battalions far outweighed their numbers. They were ordinary men on an extraordinary mission, experiencing the full measure of the fear, exhaustion, and heroism of combat in nearly every major invasion... more...

  • Pacific Furyby Peter Thompson

    Penguin Random House Australia 2010; US$ 13.82

    How Australia and her allies defeated the Japanese. Pearl Harbor; The Fall of Singapore; Curtin's Fight With Churchill; The Bombing Of Darwin; POW Camps; The Battle of Midway; Kokoda; Buna; Kamikaze Pilots; Hiroshima... These words alone are enough to convey the terror, courage and drama of the Pacific War, when the balance of power stood on a... more...

  • The Long Gray Lineby Rick Atkinson; Rick Atkinson

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 20.99

    The first trade paperback edition of the New York Times best-seller about West Point's Class of 1966, by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Rick Atkinson. This is the story of the twenty-five-year adventure of the generation of officers who fought in Vietnam. With novelistic detail, Atkinson tells the story of West Point's Class of 1966 primarily... more...

  • The Making Of The British Armyby Allan Mallinson

    Transworld 2009; US$ 16.91

    Edgehill, 1642: Surveying the disastrous scene in the aftermath of the first battle of the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell realizes that war can no longer be made in the old, feudal way: there has to be system and discipline, and therefore - eventually - a standing professional army. From the 'New Model Army' of Cromwell's distant vision, former... more...

  • Forgotten Voices of D-Dayby Roderick Bailey

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.09

    6 June 1944 : the day Allied forces crossed the Channel and began fighting their way into Nazi-occupied Northwest Europe. Initiated by airborne units and covered by air and naval bombardment, the Normandy landings were the most ambitious combined airborne and amphibious assault ever attempted. Their success marked the beginning of the end for Nazi... more...

  • The Blitzkrieg Mythby John Mosier

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • The Myth of the Great Warby John Mosier; Ltd. Literary Agency East

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 14.99

    Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from 1914 to 1918 reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with one-half to one-third fewer casualties than the Allies, and how American troops in 1918 saved the Allies from defeat and a negotiated peace... more...

  • Cross of Ironby John Mosier

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99

    A riveting account of the origins and development of the German army that breaks through the distortions of conventional military history Acclaimed for his revisionist history of the German Army in World War I, John Mosier continues his pioneering work in Cross of Iron , offering an intimate portrait of the twentieth-century German army from its... more...