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- The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17
Fritz and Tommy takes a unique look at the experiences of the German soldier - in direct comparison with those of his British counterpart. While other books plot out the battles and examine the participation of the German divisions on the Westfront, there are no books that discuss the shared experience of both sides. Uniquely, Fritz and Tommy examines... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 23.99
Against his mother?s wishes, John Charles Barrie joined the Australian army in 1909. Five years later, he was on his way to Egypt as an officer with the Australian Imperial Force. He survived the war to write his memoirs, which were kept by his family for 80 years. Made public for the first time, this book gives firsthand accounts of Barrie?s wounding... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.98
During the summer of 1940, as Britain was fighting alone for its survival, the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, instructed the newly formed and clandestine Special Operations Executive to "set Europe ablaze." From that moment on the S.O.E. took its own war to Nazi-occupied Europe by conducting a mix of espionage, sabotage and reconnaissance... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.50
This rare primary source account is the story of the hard fighting battalion of the 7th Northumberland Fusiliers, which saw action on the Somme, Passchendaele and in the Battle of Arras. This wonderfully detailed account provides a rare insight into the experiences of the common soldier on the front line during some of the bitterest conflicts of the... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99
In the middle of World War II, Nazi military intelligence discovered a seemingly easy way to win the war for Adolf Hitler. The three heads of the Allied forcesFranklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Josef Stalinwere planning to meet in Tehran in October, 1943. Under Hitler's personal direction, the Nazis launched Operation Long Jump,? an intricate... more...
- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
The high cost of the Allied air offensive during World War II. On August 29, 1944, the 15th U.S. Army Air Force unleashed 500 bombers against oil and rail targets throughout central Europe. It dispatched the 20th Squadron of the 2nd Bombardment Group on what they regarded as an easy assignment: attack the Privoser Oil Refinery and associated railroad... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
This book is a stimulating and entirely plausible insight into how Hitler and his generals might have defeated the Allies, and a convincing sideways look at the Third Reich's bid at world domination in World War II. What would have happened if, for example, the Germans captured the whole of the BEF at Dunkirk? Or if the RAF had been defeated in the... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; Not Available
Carl Friedrich Lehmann-Haupt (1861?1938) war von 1918 bis zu seiner Emeritierung im Jahr 1932 Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Alte Geschichte an der Universität Innsbruck. Am 24. Juli 2013 jährte sich sein Todestag zum 75. Mal. Aufgrund der politischen Situation in seinem Todesjahr sowie des durch seine jüdische Abstammung bedingten Ausbleibens von Nachrufen... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00
In the ghettos of Lithuania an urban infrastructure developed based on the needs of Jewish conscription and forced labor for German occupation forces and the Lithuanian administration. Using the example of the ghettos in Vilnius, Kaunas, and ?iauliai, the author reveals for the first time the ways to which Jewish labor conscription was... more...