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- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97
The French tank corps was an essential part of the French army from 1917 onwards, yet its history has been strangely neglected in English accounts of the Western Front – and that is why Tim Gale’s meticulously researched history is such a timely addition to the literature on the First World War. Using information derived from the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. Feeding Gotham looks at how America?s first metropolis grappled with the challenge of provisioning its inhabitants. It tells the story of how access to food, once a... more...
- Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 22.00
Exposes the horrifying criminality of US policy in Indochina was during the Vietnam war. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99
From the 1840s onward, United States military forces clashed with the Apache, a group of Native American peoples associated with the southwestern part of North America. US territorial expansion and conflict ? first with Mexico and then during the Civil War ? led to an escalation of hostilities that culminated in the defeat of the Apache leader Geronimo... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99
The F-4 Phantom II is perhaps the most famous post-war fighter. Primarily used as a land-based fighter-bomber and reconnaissance platform, its naval origins and the immense contribution made to the US war effort in Vietnam by its original carrier-based versions began its legend. This title examines the unique aspects of the Phantom that made it so... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 35.24
Blood and Land is a dazzling, panoramic account of the history and achievements of Native North Americans, and why they matter today. It is about why no understanding of the wider world is possible without comprehending the original inhabitants of the United States and Canada: Native Americans, First Nations and Arctic peoples. This highly... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.38
On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, a rubber plantation near Long Tan, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, became the stage for one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War involving Australian troops - and one of the most significant battles during the Vietnam War for the Australian Task Force. The Australians had arrived at Nui Dat four months... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2016; US$ 15.30
On May 25, 2012, President Obama announced that the United States would spend the next thirteen years ? through November 11, 2025 ? commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and the American soldiers, ?more than 58,000 patriots,? who died in Vietnam. The fact that at least 2.1 million Vietnamese ? soldiers, parents, grandparents, children... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97
'What was it really like to serve in the British Army during the Second World War? Discover a soldier's view of life in the British Army – from recruitment and training to the brutal realities of combat. Using first-hand sources, James Goulty reconstructs the experiences of the men and women who made up the 'citizen's army'. Find out about... more...