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  • Armoured Campaign in Normandy June-August 1944by Stephen Napier

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    Beginning with the D-day landings, this is a frank appraisal of the planned use and actual results of the deployment of armour by both German and Allied commanders in the major tank battles of the campaign including Epsom, Goodwood, Cobra and Totalize. 'Tiger!' is a critique of how Montgomery's plans to seize territory and break out failed in the face... more...

  • A Tour of the Bulge Battlefieldsby William C. C. Cavanagh; Karl Cavanagh

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.99

    No other conflict has sparked the imagination or interest of so many people worldwide as World War Two. Most Americans are patriotic, their interest in World War Two having been stimulated by such movies as ''Saving Private Ryan''. Hundreds of thousands are the descendants of men who saw service in the Battle of the Bulge. This battle... more...

  • The Battle for Burma 1943-1945by John Grehan; Martin Mace

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.50

    Despatches in this volume include that on operations in Burma and North-East India between November 1943 and June 1944, by General Sir George J. Giffard; the despatch on operations in Assam and Burma between June 1944 June and November 1944, by General Sir George J. Giffard, Commander-in-Chief; the despatch on Naval operations in the Ramree Island... more...

  • Defiance!by G. H. F. Nichols

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 15.50

    George Nichols was an artillery officer serving with the 82nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He was wounded in 1917, and returned to the guns in March 1918, just in time to experience the fury of the Kaiserschlacht, the great German offensive designed to knock the British army out of the war.Nichols wrote a powerful account of the Kaiser's last... more...

  • Thunder in the Skiesby Derek Grout; Ernest Brig-Gen. (ret'd.) Beno

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 11.99

    Lt. Bert Sargent, who fought through the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and the Hundred Days Offensive, captures what it was like for ordinary Canadians to be caught up in the Great War. Coming from a rank-and-file troop, Sargent?s clear-eyed account is a testament to the tenacity and accomplishments of a generation of soldiers. more...

  • 1989 as a Political World Eventby Jacques Rupnik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book is not about the events of 1989, but about 1989 as a world event. Starting with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet bloc it examines the historical significance and the world brought about by 1989. When the Cold War ended in Europe it ushered in a world in which the international agenda is set outside Europe, in... more...

  • Five Days in Augustby Michael D. Gordin

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Most Americans believe that the Second World War ended because the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan forced it to surrender. Five Days in August boldly presents a different interpretation: that the military did not clearly understand the atomic bomb?s revolutionary strategic potential, that the Allies were almost as stunned by the surrender as the... more...

  • Fremantle's Submarinesby Michael Sturma

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    From unpromising beginnings in March 1942, the submarine base at Fremantle became a vital part of the Allied offensive against Japan. Pushed back from the Philippines and the Netherlands East Indies, American submariners, accompanied by small numbers of Dutch, retreated to Fremantle on the remote west coast of Australia as a port of last resort. Far... more...

  • The Enemy Within Never Did Withoutby Jeffrey L. Littlejohn; Charles H. Ford

    Texas Review Press 2015; Not Available

    Camp Huntsville was one of the first and largest POW camps constructed in America during World War II. Located roughly eight miles east of Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County, the camp was built in 1942 and opened for prisoners the following year. The camp served as a model site for POW installations across the country and set a high standard for... more...

  • For Valourby Gerald Gliddon

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 14.99

    Tells the stories of every Canadian winner of the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth?s highest award for gallantry, during the First World War. With a scope that covers the entire global conflict, For Valour follows soldiers from across Canada, all united by valour above and beyond the call of duty. more...