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- Pen and Sword 1998; US$ 8.99
Gallipoli tells of the disastrous campaign at Gallipoli in 1915 when the allies failed to knock Turkey out of the war. With then and now photographs the book provides detailed historical descriptions of the area and the events, all of which will appeal to the armchair historian and the intrepid visitor to the sites. It will prove an indispensable companion. more...
- Frontline Books 2012; US$ 8.99
For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine wolfpacks. The Allies might never have turned the tide without an intelligence coup. The race to break the German U-boat codes is one of the greatest untold stories of World War II. Kahn expertly brings this... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 9.99
This new addition to the Images of War series takes as its focus the early Big Gun battleships that saw development and deployment during the First World War. Iconic ships such as HMS Warspite and Malaya feature amidst this pictorial history that is sure to appeal to fans of the series, and naval enthusiasts in particular. Vessels featured... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 149.00
Napoleon III's motives for intervening in Mexico in the 1860s were consistent with his foreign policy, which was based on his belief that free trade was the best foundation for peace. He saw the establishment of a friendly government in Mexico as an opportunity to expand that policy to encompass the world by ensuring European access to American markets,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
From 1940 to 1942, French secret agents arrested more than two thousand spies working for the Germans and executed several dozen of them?all despite the Vichy government?s declared collaboration with the Third Reich. A previously untold chapter in the history of World War II, this duplicitous activity is the gripping subject of The Hunt for Nazi... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; Not Available
William Manchester met Winston Churchill on January 24, 1953. Their encounter on the Queen Mary sparked an intense curiosity in Manchester that would eventually result in his classic three-volume magnum opus The Last Lion . In this, the first volume, we follow Churchill from his birth to 1932, when he began to warn against the remilitarization... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
Praise for Don Keith's works of military history ?Riveting?.[Keith] writes in an engaging you-are-there style calculated to bring the reader to the edge of his seat.?? Mobile Press-Register ?Keith will inform and please both the rank newcomer to the subject and the well-read expert.?? Booklist ?Breathes life into the heroic submarine?s Pacific... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available
In this marvellous collection of fascinating footnotes, Giles Milton delves into the little-known stories from history. Covering everything from adventure, war, murder and slavery to espionage, including the stories of the female Robinson Crusoe, Hitler's final hours, Japan's deadly balloon bomb and the emperor of the United States, these tales deserve... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available
In March of 1933, a disused factory surrounded by barbed wire held 223 prisoners in the town of Dachau. By the end of 1945, the SS concentration camp system had become an overwhelming landscape of terror. Twenty-two large camps and over one thousand satellite camps throughout Germany and Europe were at the heart of the Nazi campaign of repression... more...