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World War I

  • Bloody Victoryby William Philpott

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 15.99

    1 July 1916: the first day of the Battle of the Somme. The hot, hellish day in the fields of northern France that has dominated our perception of the First World War for just shy of a century. The shameful waste; the pointlessness of young lives lost for the sake of a few yards; the barbaric attitudes of the British leaders; the horror and ignominy... more...

  • The Politics of Self-Determinationby Volker Prott

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Addresses the pitfalls of border drawing in post-WWI Europe, arguing that at international and local levels, the 'temptation of violence' made national self-determination problematic, as local elites, administrations, and paramilitary leaders used ethnic notions of identity to mobilise popular support under a guise of international legitimacy. more...

  • Verdun 1916by J E Kauffman; H W Kauffman

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    Wrapped in myth and distortion, the Battle of Verdun is one of the most enigmatic battles of the Great War, and the controversy continues a century later. Before the battle the Germans believed they had selected one of the strongest points in the French defences in the hope that, if they smashed through it, the French would collapse. But Verdun was... more...

  • City of London in the Great Warby Stephen John Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.97

    Throughout the First World War, London played a major part in Great Britain's war effort, both at home and abroad. A far as Germany was concerned, the city was their ultimate goal – the ultimate target that would bring them the sought-after victory they so desired. With the British Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, the heart of British Government... more...

  • The Battle of Jutlandby Richard Osborne

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 23.97

    Since the days of the Battle of Trafalgar, the Royal Navy had been the acknowledged as the most powerful maritime force on the planet. Britain could boast more warships, and particularly more Dreadnoughts and battle-cruisers than any other nation. But the Germans had undertaken an enormously-expensive ship-building programme designed to place the... more...

  • The Second World War Through Soldiers' Eyesby James Goulty

    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...

  • Morpeth in the Great Warby Craig Armstrong

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.97

    Morpeth played a key role in Northumberland's war effort. As a market town and the seat of government of the county authority, the town was significant in the coordination of Northumberland’s war effort. With a wide rural hinterland, it played a huge part in the production and dispersal of vital food. The town also occupied a position on the... more...

  • Wellington Against Soultby David Buttery

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    At the heart of David Buttery’s third book on the Peninsular War lies the comparison between two great commanders of enormous experience and reputation – Arthur Wellesley, later Duke of Wellington, and Jean de Dieu Soult. In Soult, Wellesley met one of his most formidable opponents and they confronted each other during one of the most... more...

  • The Victoria Cross at Seaby John Winton

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 22.50

    Naval VCs have been won in places as far apart in time and distance as the Baltic in 1854 and Japan in 1945, in the trenches from the Crimea to the Western Front, in harbours from Dar es Salaam to Zeebrugge, from the Barents to the Java Sea, from New Zealand to the North Atlantic, and from China to the Channel. They have been won in battleships... more...

  • Fighting the Invasionby David C Isby

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 11.70

    In June 1944 Allied troops were massing along the shores of southern England in readiness for the invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe. Facing them, from the Pas de Calais to Brittany, were German troops, dug in, waiting and preparing for the inevitable confrontation. rnrnThis compilation of in-depth accounts by German commanders presents D-Day, and... more...