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  • Once a Hussarby Ray Ellis

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Once a Hussar is a vivid account of the wartime experiences of Ray Ellis, a gunner who in later life recorded this well-written, candid, and perceptive memoir of the conflict he knew as a young man seventy years ago. As an impressionable teenager, filled with national pride, he was eager to join the army and fight for his country. He enlisted in... more...

  • Fall in, Ghostsby Edmund Blunden; Robyn Marsack

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 23.99

    Edmund Blunden moved among the ghosts of the Great War every day of his long life, having survived the battles of Ypres and the Somme. His classic prose memoir, Undertones of War , and his early edition of Wilfred Owen?s poems were just two examples of the ways in which he sought to convey his war experience and to keep faith with his comrades in... more...

  • Anzac, The Unauthorised Biographyby Carolyn Holbrook

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 19.99

    Raise a glass for an Anzac. Run for an Anzac. Camp under the stars for an Anzac. Is there anything Australians won’t do to keep the Anzac legend at the centre of our national story?But standing firm on the other side of the Anzac enthusiasts is a chorus of critics claiming that the appetite for Anzac is militarising our history and indoctrinating... more...

  • What Did You Do in the Cold War Daddy?by Ann Curthoys; Joy Damousi

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 24.99

    The Cold War was a turbulent time to grow up in. Family ties were tested, friendships were torn apart and new beliefs forged out of the ruins of old loyalties. In this book, through twelve evocative stories of childhood and early adulthood in Australia during the Cold War years, writers from vastly different backgrounds explore how global political... more...

  • Reinterpreting the End of the Cold Warby Silvio Pons; Federico Romero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As the activities of individuals, organizations, and nations increasingly occur in cyberspace, the security of those activities is becoming a growing concern. Political, economic and military leaders must manage and reduce the level of risk associated with threats from hostile states, malevolent nonstate actors such as organized terrorist groups or... more...

  • Hitler's Last Witness: the memoirs of Hitler's bodyguardby Rochus Misch; Roger Moorhouse

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    After being seriously wounded in the 1939 Polish campaign, Rochus Misch was invited to join Hitler?s Schutzstaffel (SS) bodyguard. There he served until the war?s end as Hitler?s bodyguard, courier, orderly, and, finally, chief of communications. On the Berghof terrace, he watched Eva Braun organise parties; he observed Heinrich Himmler and Albert... more...

  • The United States at War, 1941 - 1945by Gary R. Hess

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    This 3rd edition presents a concise overview of how the war was fought as well as a consideration of the ways in which Americans regarded allies and enemies, embraced heroes, and viewed the war's purpose. Making the important distinction between popular notions and military and political realities, Gary Hess helps today's readers to better understand... more...

  • Geographies of the Holocaustby Anne Kelly Knowles; Tim Cole; Alberto Giordano

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This book explores the geographies of the Holocaust at every scale of human experience, from the European continent to the experiences of individual human bodies. Built on six innovative case studies, it brings together historians and geographers to interrogate the places and spaces of the genocide. The cases encompass the landscapes of particular... more...

  • Great War Britain: Swindonby Mike Pringle

    The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Swindon 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, it explores the area's regiments, the background and... more...

  • Great War Britain: West Sussexby West Sussex County Council; Martin Hayes

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: West Sussex offers an intimate portrayal of the county and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. Compiled by West Sussex County Council, with content and illustrations drawn from their archives, this... more...