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  • Gettysburgby Allen C. Guelzo

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    Winner of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History An Economist Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year The Battle of Gettysburg has been written about at length and thoroughly dissected in terms of strategic importance, but never before has a book taken readers so close to the experience of the individual... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical Worldby Brian Campbell; Lawrence A. Tritle

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 54.99

    This Handbook gathers 38 leading historians to describe, analyze, and interpret warfare and its effects in classical Greece and Rome. more...

  • Anzacs in the Middle Eastby Mark Johnston

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 52.00

    Provides an exploration of the experiences of soldiers who fought in the Middle East during World War II. more...

  • Operation Typhoonby David Stahel

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 18.00

    Fascinating new account of Hitler's Operation Typhoon, launched in October 1941, and its significance for the wider German war effort. more...

  • Emerging Military Technologies: A Guide to the Issuesby Wilson Wong

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 52.00

    Emerging Military Technologies: A Guide to the Issues examines the potential of the United States to bring new technologies to deployment in the service of America's security and defense. The work also discusses how other international actors may regard the United States' investment in these high-tech capabilities, identifying possible resultant... more...

  • Catastrophe 1914by Max Hastings

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95

    From the acclaimed military historian, a history of the outbreak of World War I: the dramatic stretch from the breakdown of diplomacy to the battles—the Marne, Ypres, Tannenberg—that marked the frenzied first year before the war bogged down in the trenches. In  Catastrophe 1914,  Max Hastings gives us a conflict different from the familiar one of... more...

  • Masters of the Battlefieldby Paul K. Davis

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    In Masters of the Battlefield, Paul K. Davis offers vivid portraits of fifteen legendary military leaders. In analyzing these remarkable leaders, Davis offers a picture of warfare throughout history, and shows this history to be directed--and oftentimes wholly decided--by the abilities of a single man. Masters of the Battlefield tells the stories... more...

  • Out in the Armyby James Wharton

    Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 7.49

    "A highly readable and distinctly 21st-century boy's own tale." BEN SUMMERSKILL OBESeeking escape from the quiet countryside of North Wales, the young James Wharton joined the British Army with adventure on his mind - and he found it...At basic training, boozing and brawling accompany the daily trials of army life, but all the while James faces a battle... more...

  • Boer War, Theby Denis Judd; Keith Surridge

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    The Boer War of 1899–1902 was an epic of heroism and bungling, cunning and barbarism, with an extraordinary cast of characters – including Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. The war revealed the ineptitude of the British military and unexpectedly exposed the corrupt underside of imperialism in the establishment... more...

  • The Last Great Cavalrymanby Richard Mead

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 9.99

    Dick McCreery was commissioned into the 12th Royal Lancers in 1915 and served on The Western Front, winning the MC and surviving wounds.In 1938 he joined the staff of 1st Division under Alexander before being given command of 2 Armored Brigade. He won the DSO for his leadership during the retreat to Dunkirk Man/June 1940.In North Africa McCreery was... more...