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  • Stalingrad to Kurskby Geoffrey Jukes

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 21.95

    The epic battles fought at Stalingrad and Kursk were pivotal events in the war on the Eastern Front. After the catastrophic failure of the German offensives of 1942 and 1943, the Wehrmacht was forced onto the defensive. Never again would it regain the initiative against the seemingly inexhaustible forces of the Red Army. But how did this decisive shift... more...

  • The First World War (1): The Eastern Front 1914-1918by Geoffrey Jukes

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 1.49

    This book unravels the complicated and tragic events of the Eastern Front in the First World War. The author details Russia's sudden attack on German forces, despite her inadequate resources. A crushing defeat at Tannenberg was followed by Germany inflicting humiliation after humiliation on desperate Russian troops. For a while, those forces led by... more...

  • The Russo-Japanese War 1904–1905by Geoffrey Jukes

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 1.49

    The Russo-Japanese war saw the first defeat of a major European imperialist power by an Asian country. When Japanese and Russian expansionist interests collided over Manchuria and Korea, the Tsar assumed Japan would never dare to fight. However, after years of planning, Japan launched a surprise attack on the Russian Port Arthur, on the Liaoyang Peninsula... more...

  • The Second World War (5): The Eastern Front 1941-1945by Geoffrey Jukes

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 1.49

    In 1940, fresh from the success in France, Hitler turned his attention to the East. In this volume Geoffrey Jukes explains what led to Hitler's decision to instigate the invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa) and offers a concise account of the campaign that followed. The Germans expected to conquer Russia in only four months, but at... more...

  • The Crimean War: 1854–1856by Geoffrey Jukes

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 1.49

    This bitter war between Russia and Turkey, aided by Britain and France, was the setting for the stuff of legends. This book details the gallant yet suicidal Charge of the Light Brigade, now immortalised in film: in the words of Tennyson, 'Into the Valley of Death rode the Six Hundred'. It relates the reports made by the first real war correspondant,... more...

  • The Russo-Japanese War 1904–1905by Geoffrey Jukes

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    The Russo-Japanese war saw the first defeat of a major European imperialist power by an Asian country. When Japanese and Russian expansionist interests collided over Manchuria and Korea, the Tsar assumed Japan would never dare to fight. However, after years of planning, Japan launched a surprise attack on the Russian Port Arthur, on the Liaoyang Peninsula... more...

  • The First World War (1)by Geoffrey Jukes

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    This book unravels the complicated and tragic events of the Eastern Front in the First World War. The author details Russia's sudden attack on German forces, despite her inadequate resources. A crushing defeat at Tannenberg was followed by Germany inflicting humiliation after humiliation on desperate Russian troops. For a while, those forces led by... more...

  • The Second World War (5)by Geoffrey Jukes

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    In 1940, fresh from the success in France, Hitler turned his attention to the East. In this volume Geoffrey Jukes explains what led to Hitler's decision to instigate the invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa) and offers a concise account of the campaign that followed. The Germans expected to conquer Russia in only four months, but at Stalingrad... more...

  • Northern Territories, Asia-Pacific Regional Conflicts and the Aland Experienceby Kimie Hara; Geoffrey Jukes

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.91

    This volume is the fruit of an international collaborative study, which considers the Åland islands settlement in northern Europe as a resolution model for the major Asia-Pacific regional conflicts that derived from the post-World War II disposition of Japan, with particular focus on the territorial dispute between Japan and Russia, the Northern Territories/Southern... more...

  • The First World Warby Geoffrey Jukes; Peter Simkins; Michael Hickey

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    Raging for over four years across the tortured landscapes of Europe, Africa and the Middle East, the First World War changed the face of warfare forever. Characterised by slow, costly advances and fierce attrition, the great battles of the Somme, Verdun and Ypres incurred human loss on a scale never previously imagined. This book, with a foreword... more...