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World War II

  • Incarceration and Regime Changeby Christian G. De Vito; Ralf Futselaar; Helen Grevers

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    Political instability is nearly always accompanied by fuller prisons, and this was particularly true during the "long" Second World War, when military mobilization, social disorder, wrenching political changes, and shifting national boundaries swelled the ranks of the imprisoned and broadened the carceral reach of the state. This volume brings together... more...

  • Italian Prisoners of War in Pennsylvaniaby Flavio G. Conti; Alan R. Perry

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 94.99

    Italian Prisoners of War in Pennsylvania examines the World War II experience of 1,200 Italian soldiers, detained at Letterkenny Army Depot near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, who agreed to cooperate with the U.S. government and were organized into the 321st Italian Service Unit Battalion. In addition to providing valuable logistical, quartermaster,... more...

  • Southby Merlin Coverley

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    How has the idea of the South come to exert such a powerful hold over our imagination? From the beaches of Southern Europe to the Great White South of the Antarctic; from South America to the South Pacific, South explores this most diverse and captivating of regions. The South has long since cast its spell on writers and artists, from Goethe and... more...

  • Lucky 666by Bob Drury; Tom Clavin

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 20.99

    From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey?s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the Pacific?but... more...

  • The Fleet at Flood Tideby James D. Hornfischer

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00

    The extraordinary story of the World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.S. Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global superpower   One of America?s preeminent military historians, James D. Hornfischer has written his most expansive and ambitious book to date. Drawing on new primary sources... more...

  • Mount Buggery tp Nowhere Elseby Eamon Evans

    Hachette Australia 2016; US$ 21.99

    The stories behind Australia's many, many strange, inappropriate and downright hilarious place names. From Dismal Swamp to Useless Loop, Intercourse Island to Dead Mans Gully, Mount Buggery to Nowhere Else, Australia has some of the strangest, funniest, weirdest and most out-of-place names going - now described and explained in one humorous and... more...

  • Songs of a War Boyby Deng Thiak Adut; Ben Mckelvey

    Hachette Australia 2016; US$ 23.99

    The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope more...

  • All in the Familyby Elizabeth Longford

    The History Press 2016; US$ 5.99

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  • Madness of Kingsby Vivian Green

    The History Press 2016; US$ 4.99

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  • Queen on Trialby E A Smith

    The History Press 2016; US$ 7.99

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