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  • Vietnam Medal of Honor Heroesby Edward F. Murphy

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 7.99

    More than 100 compelling, true stories of personal heroism and valor? in a special expanded edition honoring courage in the face of war Here are dramatic accounts of the fearless actions that earned American soldiers in Vietnam our highest military distinction?the Medal of Honor. Edward F. Murphy, head of the Medal of Honor Historical Society, re-creates... more...

  • Pacific Furyby Peter Thompson

    Random House Australia 2010; US$ 17.08

    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... more...

  • Somme Mudby E.P.F. Lynch

    Random House Australia 2010; US$ 17.08

    Written with dignity, candour and surprising wit, this soldier's story of the horror of the Western Front trenches is a testament to the power of the human spirit. It's the end of the 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of us die in it.... more...

  • The Long Gray Lineby Rick Atkinson; Rick Atkinson

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • Forgotten Voices Desert Victoryby Julian Thompson

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.63

    'Between Friday and Monday we never slept at all. Everyone's face was one mass of sand . The guns were so hot, all the paint had gone' Bombardier Ray Ellis Had the Allies lost in North Africa, Rommel's Afrika Korps would have swept through the Middle East, cutting the vital supply line through the Suez Canal to Australia and India, and... more...

  • Forgotten Voices of D-Dayby Roderick Bailey

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.63

    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$ 12.99

    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$ 12.99

    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$ 18.99

    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... more...

  • The Words of Warby Marcus Cowper

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 13.08

    Using the Imperial War Museum's vast archive of personal diaries, this remarkable anthology examines the stories of ordinary men and women who fought, and in some cases died, on the front line and home front during the Second World War. The Words of War features diverse first-hand accounts from individuals who took part in the key campaigns... more...