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  • Great War Britain Sheffieldby Tim Lynch

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Sheffield offers an intimate portrayal of the town and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, Great War Sheffield recounts the tale of a boy scout... more...

  • Merchant Marine Survivors of World War IIby Michael Gillen

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    World War II could not have been fought and won without the U.S. Merchant Marine. Crewed by civilian seamen in peacetime and carrying much of the nation's ocean-borne commerce, the Merchant Marine is often considered the "fourth arm of defense" in wartime. As such, it provided vital logistical support for beachheads in all theaters of... more...

  • ?Flüchtling zu sein, ist (k)eine Weltanschauung?? Die politische Integration von Westdeutschen und Vertriebenen und der BHE in Nordrhein-Westfalen 1945-1955by Arno Barth

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 33.19

    ?Auf der Rückseite [unserer Fahne] aber ist um einen Eichbaum herum der Wahlspruch geschrieben, der unsere Losung bleiben soll: Ost und West ? In Treue fest? Das zitierte Credo des masurischen Gelsenkirchener Pfarrers, Otto Mückeley, kann als repräsentativ für die große Emphase zwischen West- und Ostdeutschen gelten, die in den Abstimmungskämpfen... more...

  • Real War vs. Reel Warby Suzanne Broderick

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99

    In this book, World War II veterans compare their wartime experiences?as soldiers, pilots, ?code talkers,? and prisoners of war?to on-screen portrayals of the war in Hollywood films. In addition, two women?real life ?Rosie the Riveters??compare depictions of women and the home front at wartime with their experiences. more...

  • The History of the Battle of Britain Fighter Associationby Geoff Simpson

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    In 1945 it was announced that Allied airmen who had taken part in the Battle of Britain in 1940 would be entitled to the "immediate" award of the 1939-1945 Star, with Battle of Britain Clasp. This was the only Clasp awarded with the 1939-1945 Star.

In the following years holders of the Clasp held informal get-togethers. In 1958... more...

  • Operations in North Africa and the Middle East 1939-1942by John Grehan; Martin Mace

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    The Middle East Command in the SecondWorld War covered a vast region, stretchingacross Egypt, Libya, Malta, Palestine andTransjordan, Cyprus, Sudan, Eritrea, most ofSyria and a small part of Iraq, and includedsome forty different languages. At one pointit also oversaw operations in Greece, Kenyaand British Somaliland. Its campaign area ranfor a thousand... more...

  • German Army on the Eastern Frontby Ian Baxter

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.99

    German Army on the Eastern Front - The Advance is a highly illustrated record of the extraordinary feat of arms that saw the Nazi armies drive deep into the vast terrain of the Soviet Union, to the gates of Stalingrad and Moscow. It traces the campaign from these hopeful beginnings until, on the brink of victory, the defenders and the winter contrived... more...

  • British Military Respirators and Anti-Gas Equipment of the Two World Warsby Thomas Mayer-Maguire; Brian Baker

    Crowood 2015; US$ 14.57

    Poison gas was one of the most feared weapons of its day and added a terrifying new dimension to modern warfare. In 1915, the only item a soldier had to protect himself from the harmful effects of gas was a shell dressing, soaked in his own urine and then tied around his face. By 1918, the British Army had developed a range of innovative protection... more...

  • Der Kalte Kriegby Alexander Emmerich

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 34.67

    Erstmals aus deutscher Perspektive Der nukleare Erstschlag war jahrzehntelang der Alptraum der Menschheit ? und beängstigend real. Vor allem in den kritischen Wochen des Jahres 1962 stand die Zukunft der Welt auf Messers Schneide. Die USA und Russland lagerten bald genug Atomwaffen für die Ausrottung der Menschheit. In dem bebilderten Überblick schildert... more...

  • Hello Darling!by Siobhan O'Brien

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 34.53

    The definitive biography of one of Australia's best loved stars of stage and screen, the fabulous and inimitable Jeanne Little. more...