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Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism

In the final volume, Arendt focuses on the two genuine forms of the totalitarian state in history-the dictatorships of Bolshevism after 1930 and of National Socialism after 1938. Index.
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A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam by Lewis Sorley
A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam

Neglected by scholars and journalists alike, the years of conflict in Vietnam from 1968 to 1975 offer surprises not only about how the war was fought, but about what was achieved. Drawing on authoritative materials not previously available, including thousands
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Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by Modris Eksteins
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age

Dazzling in its originality, witty and perceptive in unearthing patterns of behavior that history has erased, RITES OF SPRING probes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of World War I -- from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring
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A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution by Carol Berkin
A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

We know--and love--the story of the American Revolution, from the Declaration of Independence to Cornwallis's defeat. But our first government was a disaster and the country was in a terrible crisis. So when a group of men traveled to Philadelphia in the
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Ordeal by Hunger by George R. Stewart
Ordeal by Hunger

The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the
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I Shall Live by Henry Orenstein
I Shall Live

I Shall Live tells the gripping true story of a Jewish family in Germany and Russia as the Nazi party gains power in Germany. When Henry Orenstein and his siblings end up in a series of concentrations camps, Orenstein's bravery and quick thinking help
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Slovakian and Bulgarian Aces of World War 2 by Jiri Rajlich
Slovakian and Bulgarian Aces of World War 2

In 1939, Slovakia signed a protection agreement with the German Reich and joined the attack on Poland, where its Avia B-534-equipped fighter squadrons claimed their first kills. In October 1942, having made do with obsolete aircraft, the Slovaks were equipped
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Israeli Mirage III and Nesher Aces by Shlomo Aloni
Israeli Mirage III and Nesher Aces

Israeli delta fighters pilots have been credited with almost 300 kills between 1966 and 1974, and dozens of them became aces. The Israeli aerial kill exchange rate and overall air-to-air performance was phenomenal. Although the Israeli pilots were flying
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Soviet MiG-15 Aces of the Korean War by Leonid Krylov
Soviet MiG-15 Aces of the Korean War

The Soviet Union began assisting the People's Republic of China in its establishment of a modern air force in 1950, when Soviet Air Force regiments were sent to train local pilots. China's involvement in the Korean War in late October 1950 inevitably drew
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Austro-Hungarian Aces of World War 1 by Chris Chant
Austro-Hungarian Aces of World War 1

Starting the war with only 35 aircraft, Austro-Hungarian industry went on to produce only moderate numbers of poor quality aircraft. The fliers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire operating on the Serbian and Russian fronts were fortunate at first, finding
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Down to Earth Strafing Aces of the Eighth Air Force by William Hess
Down to Earth Strafing Aces of the Eighth Air Force

'Like The Long Reach, Down to Earth is a message from the battle at its height, told in their own words by the men who fight' - this is how Brig-Gen Francis Griswold, VIII Fighter Command, ends his introduction to this book. His official endorsement reveals
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Long Reach by Michael O'Leary
Long Reach

This volume focuses on the little known official Army Air Force report commissioned by the Eighth Air Force's VIII Fighter Command (FC) in May 1944. The detailed document chronicled the experiences of 24 pilots who had seen extensive service in the frontline
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (3): Army Group Center by Robert Kirchubel
Operation Barbarossa 1941 (3): Army Group Center

Osprey's third and final volume in the Barbarossa trilogy, this title completes the account of the strategic intricacies of the German campaign against Russia. Detailing the final Nazi push for Moscow, Robert Kirchubel examines the causes behind the
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P-36 Hawk Aces of World War 2 by Lionel Persyn
P-36 Hawk Aces of World War 2

The Curtiss P-36 began its life in the US where it was considered a revolution in performance design in comparison to other US fighters. Its pilots achieved some of the first American victories of the war and many went on to become aces. One P-36 pilot,
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AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm by Lon Nordeen
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm

In the 1970s the USMC bought the AV-8A Harrier from the UK to test V/STOL concepts for close air support. A successful funding battle was subsequently fought in the 1980s to secure military, political and economic support to expand this concept to develop
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B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the MTO by William Hess
B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the MTO

Osprey's study of the B-17 Flying Fortress Units of World War II (1939-1945). Although the Fifteenth Air Force was dismissed as 'minor leaguers' by the Eighth Air Force, strategic bombers from this outfit had done a 'major league' job on Axis targets in
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William Hess1 Jan 2013$15.95

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B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War by Robert Dorr
B-29 Superfortress Units of the Korean War

This book is the story of a majestic bomber of the propeller era flying perilous combat missions against a sleek, nimble warplane of the jet age, the Soviet MiG-15. A very heavy bomber and a sky giant during World War II, at that time the B-29 was the
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B-29 Superfortress Units of World War 2 by Robert Dorr
B-29 Superfortress Units of World War 2

The ultimate piston-engined heavy bomber of World War II (1939-1945), the first production B-29s were delivered to the 58th Very Heavy Bomb Wing in the autumn of 1943. By the spring of 1944 the Superfortress was bombing targets in the Pacific, and by war's
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B-24 Liberator Units of the Fifteenth Air Force by Robert Dorr
B-24 Liberator Units of the Fifteenth Air Force

The B-24 was heavily utilised in the North African and Mediterranean theatres by the USAAF's Fifteenth Air Force, with operations over the Ploesti oilfields in Rumania being some of the most famous missions undertaken by the big American 'heavy' in World
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B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force by Robert Dorr
B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

Osprey's examination of the B-24 Liberator Units' participation in World War II (1939-1945). The B-24 Liberator was built in greater numbers than any other US warplane, yet its combat crews live, even today, in the shadow of the less plentiful, but better-known,
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B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War by Robert Dorr
B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War

Ever present in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to VJ-Day during World War II (1939-1945), the B-24 Liberator proved to be the staple heavy bomber of the campaign. From its ignominious beginnings in the Allied rout in the Philippines and the Dutch East Indies,
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Mustang Aces of the 357th Fighter Group by Chris Bucholtz
Mustang Aces of the 357th Fighter Group

The 357th Fighter Group produced 42 aces, more than any other group within the USAAF. It was also the first group in the Eighth Air Force to be equipped with the P-51. Thanks to this fighter and the talented pilots assigned to the group (men such as Bud
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A-6 Intruder Units of the Vietnam War by Rick Morgan
A-6 Intruder Units of the Vietnam War

Designed in the years following the Korean War and then manufactured for over 30 years starting in 1960, the A-6 quickly became the most capable attack aircraft in the US Navy's stable. The first squadron, VA-75, made its initial deployment directly into
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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77: Washington crosses the Delaware by David Bonk
Trenton and Princeton 1776-77: Washington crosses the Delaware

Following the battle of White River and the fall of Forts Washington and Lee during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), George Washington withdrew his army, crossing the Delaware River to regroup. However, with morale at a critical low and the
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German Commerce Raider vs British Cruiser: The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941 by Robert Forczyk
German Commerce Raider vs British Cruiser: The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941

During World War II, the Kriegsmarine armed a number of merchant vessels with concealed guns and torpedo tubes for surprise attacks against Allied shipping. To counter this deadly threat, the Royal Navy employed cruisers and their intelligence-gathering
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Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco: 1940-41 by Hakan Gustavsson
Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco: 1940-41

British and Italian biplanes clashed over the Mediterranean at Crete and Malta, and in East and North Africa early in World War II. Both the Gloster Gladiator and the Fiat CR.42 Falco represented the peak in the development of the biplane fighter, which
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Hakan Gustavsson1 Jan 2013$15.95

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Freedom for the Thought That We Hate by Anthony Lewis
Freedom for the Thought That We Hate

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Sicily 1943: The Debut of Allied Joint Operations by Steven Zaloga
Sicily 1943: The Debut of Allied Joint Operations

Not only did the Sicily operation represent a watershed in tactical development of combined arms tactics, it was also an important test for future Allied joint operations. Senior British commanders left the North African theater with a jaundiced and dismissive
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Mark IV vs A7V: Villers-Bretonneux 1918 by David Higgins
Mark IV vs A7V: Villers-Bretonneux 1918

The German A7V and the British Mark IV were similar in weight, size, and speed, but differed significantly in armour, armament and maneuverability. The A7V had thicker armour, and had nearly double the horsepower per ton. The Mark IV's pair of side-mounted
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Albatros D.I-D.II by James Miller
Albatros D.I-D.II

In 1916 German aerial domination had been lost to the French and British fighters. German fighter pilots requested an aircraft that was more powerful and more heavily armed, and the Albatros design bureau set to work on what was to become an iconic aircraft
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Slaver's Wheel: A Green Beret's True Story of His CLASSIFIED MISSION in the Congo by Jack Lawson
Slaver's Wheel: A Green Beret's True Story of His CLASSIFIED MISSION in the Congo

The Congo, 1960. The United Nations grants the former colony independence from Belgium. Patrice Lumumba becomes prime minister. All hell breaks loose. This is the true, never-before-told story of a clandestine mission to rescue those suffering the violence
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Otterburn 1388: Bloody Border Conflict by Peter Armstrong
Otterburn 1388: Bloody Border Conflict

In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as 'the best fought and the most severe' battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English following Robert
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Peleliu 1944: The forgotten corner of hell by Jim Moran
Peleliu 1944: The forgotten corner of hell

Equalling Tarawa, Iwo Jima and Okinawa in scale and ferocity, the battle for Peleliu has long been regarded as the Pacific War's "forgotten battle", and perhaps one that should never have been fought. A massive carrier-based attack some weeks before the
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Saipan & Tinian 1944: Piercing the Japanese Empire by Gordon Rottman
Saipan & Tinian 1944: Piercing the Japanese Empire

The 1944 invasion of Saipan was the first two-division amphibious assault conducted by US forces in World War II (1939-1945). Saipan and Tinian had been under Japanese control since 1914 and, heavily colonized, they were considered virtually part of the
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Guam 1941 & 1944: Loss and Reconquest by Gordon Rottman
Guam 1941 & 1944: Loss and Reconquest

The island of Guam was the first Allied territory lost to the Japanese onslaught in 1941. On 10 December 5,000 Japanese troops landed on Guam, defended by less than 500 US and Guamanian troops, the outcome was beyond doubt. On 21 July 1944 America returned.
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US Army in the Plains Indian Wars 1865-1891 by Clayton Chun
US Army in the Plains Indian Wars 1865-1891

The Plains Indian War was one of the most controversial conflicts in American military history, as the US Army faced a tough opponent that challenged it for decades following the end of the Civil War. The Army leadership endured a severe lack of resources,
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Clayton Chun12 Jan 2013$15.95

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Caen 1944: Montgomery's break-out attempt by Ken Ford
Caen 1944: Montgomery's break-out attempt

One of the key objectives of British forces on D-Day during World War II (1939-1945)was the capture of the strategically vital city of Caen. General Montgomery saw Caen as the key to Normandy and the springboard for the Allied breakout, but so did the
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P-40 Warhawk Aces of the Pacific by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the Pacific

The first USAAF fighters to engage the Japanese in World War 2, a handful of P-40s rose to defend Pearl Harbor from attack on the morning of 7 December 1941. Warhawk units were also heavily involved in the ill-fated fight to stem invading Japanese forces
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Croatian Aces of World War 2 by Boris Ciglic
Croatian Aces of World War 2

Initially flying Italian-supplied Fiat G.50s, the Croat forces suffered heavy losses during 1942 whilst flying alongside JG 52 in the southern sector of the Russian front. Despite this, a significant number of kills fell to future aces such as Cvitan Galic
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American Volunteer Group 'Flying Tigers' Aces by Terrill Clements
American Volunteer Group 'Flying Tigers' Aces

The American Volunteer Group, or 'Flying Tigers', have remained the most famous outfit to see action in World War II. Manned by volunteers flying American aircraft acquired from the British, the AVG fought bravely in the face of overwhelming odds in China
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P-40 Warhawk Aces of the MTO by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the MTO

Thrown into action following the Torch landings of late 1942, the 'green' American pilots flying the obsolescent P-40F suffered cruelly at the hands of seasoned German fighter pilots flying superior machines. Those that survived learnt quickly, and a handful
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'Twelve to One' V Fighter Command Aces of the Pacific by Tony Holmes
'Twelve to One' V Fighter Command Aces of the Pacific

This volume details the experiences of 107 elite American aces in combat against the Japanese. The highest scoring US pilots of World War 2 fought against the Japanese Army Air Force and Imperial Japanese Navy over the jungles of New Guinea and the Philippines.
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Korean War Aces by Robert Dorr
Korean War Aces

The first virtually all-jet war, the conflict in Korea saw F-86 Sabres of the USAF take on MiG-15s of the North Korean and Chinese air forces. Although the Allied pilots were initially taken aback by the ability of the communist fighter in combat, sound
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Soviet Aces of World War 2 by Hugh Morgan
Soviet Aces of World War 2

No single volume in English has ever appeared in the West dealing with this intriguing subject area, but now that restrictions have relaxed in the former Soviet Union, records of the deeds of the elite pilots of the various Soviet Air Forces are coming
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Diary of a Man in Despair by Friedrich Reck
Diary of a Man in Despair

Friedrich Reck might seem an unlikely rebel against Nazism. Not just a conservative but a rock-ribbed reactionary, he played the part of a landed gentleman, deplored democracy, and rejected the modern world outright. To Reck the Nazis were ruthless revolutionaries
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Sekigahara 1600: The Final Struggle for Power by Anthony Bryant
Sekigahara 1600: The Final Struggle for Power

Osprey's Campaign title for Sekigahara (1600), which was the most decisive battle in Japanese history. Fought against the ritualised and colourful backdrop of Samurai life, it was the culmination of a long-standing power struggle between Tokugawa Ieyasu
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London 1917-18: The Bomber Blitz by Ian Castle
London 1917-18: The Bomber Blitz

Osprey's Campaign title for the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London during World War I (1914-1918). On a sunny May afternoon in 1917, the peace of an English seaside town was shattered when a flight of German Gotha bombers
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Polish Aces of World War 2 by Robert Gretzyngier
Polish Aces of World War 2

Pilots of the Polish Air Force saw action from the first day of World War 2 until the final victory in Europe. Flying hopelessly outmoded P.11 fighters in defence of their country in September 1939, a handful of aviators inflicted serious losses on the
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Lockheed SR-71 Operations in the Far East by Paul Crickmore
Lockheed SR-71 Operations in the Far East

Even before the first operational flight of the legendary Lockheed U-2 spy plane, aircraft design genius Kelly Johnson began work with his team at the company's "Skunk Works" plant on the type's replacement. The result was the SR-71. First deployed on
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US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War by Louis Dorny
US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Pacific War

Although designed in the mid-1930s and in squadron service several years prior to the Pearl Harbor attack, the PBY Catalina proved its soundness in combat throughout the four years that World War II raged across the Pacific. Deadly in its primary role
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B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Eighth Air Force (part 2) by Martin Bowman
B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Eighth Air Force (part 2)

The Boeing B-17, which has come to epitomise the American war effort in Europe during World War II (1939-1945), took the fight to Germans from the late summer of 1942 through to VE-Day. Its primary operator in Western Europe was the 'Mighty Eighth', who
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Air War in the Falklands 1982 by Chris Chant
Air War in the Falklands 1982

The Falklands War (1982), fought between the United Kingdom and Argentina for the possession of the Falkland Islands, was probably the last 'colonial' war that will ever be undertaken by the British. This book shows how the key to British success was the
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Mitsubishi Type 1 Rikko Betty Units of World War 2 by Osamu Tagaya
Mitsubishi Type 1 Rikko Betty Units of World War 2

The most produced Japanese bomber of the World War II (1939-1945), the G4M saw action on every front from the first day of the Pacific conflict through to VJ-Day. The 'Betty's' very long range made it a key weapon during the opening year of the war. However,
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Mosquito Bomber/Fighter-Bomber Units 1942-45 by Martin Bowman
Mosquito Bomber/Fighter-Bomber Units 1942-45

Truly an example of engineering ingenuity born out of the desperation of war, the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was perhaps the best twin-engined fighter-bomber of its size to see action in World War II (1939-1945). The first bomber variant to enter
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The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281 by Stephen Turnbull
The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281

The two attempts by Khubilai Khan, the Mongol Emperor of China, to invade Japan in 1274 and 1281 represent unique events in the history of both countries. It pitted the samurai of Japan against the fierce warriors of the steppes who had conquered half
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Panzer Divisions: The Blitzkrieg Years 1939-40 by Pier Battistelli
Panzer Divisions: The Blitzkrieg Years 1939-40

At the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, Germany's armored forces - the Panzerwaffe - were still in their infancy. The restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles meant that German tank development had to be conducted in secret. Initial
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US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War by Rick Burgess & Zip Rausa
US Navy A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's examination of the A-1 Skyraider Units' participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Designed and built as a carrier-based attack aircraft in 1944, the A-1 reached frontline units too late to see combat in World War II (1939-1945). With the advent
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A-26 Invader Units of World War 2 by Jim Roeder
A-26 Invader Units of World War 2

Osprey's study of the A-26 Invader Units' participation in World War II (1939-1945). Designed to combine the bombing capability of the B-26 Marauder with the versatility of the ground-attack A-20 Havoc, the A-26 Invader would become the USAAF's attack
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Israeli A-4 Skyhawk Units in Combat by Shlomo Aloni
Israeli A-4 Skyhawk Units in Combat

The light and agile A-4 Skyhawk was the first modern American jet to be offered to the Israeli Air Force, marking the point where the US took over from France as Israel's chief military supplier. Deliveries began too late for the A-4 to fight in the Six-Day
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Israeli F-15 Eagle Units in Combat by Shlomo Aloni
Israeli F-15 Eagle Units in Combat

Diplomacy, politics and national trauma has dominated the frontline career of the Israeli F-15 to date. In the wake of the losses suffered in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War, the Israeli government opted for technology in an effort to reassure a traumatised
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B-57 Canberra Units of the Vietnam War by T. Bell
B-57 Canberra Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's examination of B-57 Canberra Units during the Veitnam War period (1955-1975). While not receiving as much publicity as the F-105 and F-4 fighter-bombers, which took the fight into the heart of North Vietnam, the B-57 Canberra was nevertheless
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Typhoon Wings of 2nd TAF 1943-45 by Chris Thomas
Typhoon Wings of 2nd TAF 1943-45

The Typhoon was the RAF's chosen heavyweight fighter-bomber to support the British and Canadian Armies during the invasion of northwest Europe in World War II (1939-1945). A specialist in the aircraft (his father flew them in WWII), author Chris Thomas
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Kawanakajima 1553-64: Samurai power struggle by Stephen Turnbull
Kawanakajima 1553-64: Samurai power struggle

Kawanakajima is unique in history. In the space of 12 years, between 1553 and 1564, this valley deep in the mountains of central Japan witnessed no fewer than five battles between two of Japan's greatest warlords. Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin were
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Japan 1945: From Operation Downfall to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Clayton Chun
Japan 1945: From Operation Downfall to Hiroshima and Nagasaki

In this 200th Campaign series title Clayton Chun examines the final stages of World War II (1939-1945) as the Allies debated how to bring about the surrender of Japan. Chun not only describes the actual events but also analyzes the possible operations
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Liberation of Paris 1944: Patton's Race for the Seine by Steven Zaloga
Liberation of Paris 1944: Patton's Race for the Seine

In July 1944 of World War II (1939-1945), Operation Cobra broke the stalemate in Normandy and sent the Allies racing across France. The Allied commanders ignored Paris in their planning for this campaign, considering that the risk of intense street fighting
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Remagen 1945: Endgame Against the Third Reich by Steven Zaloga
Remagen 1945: Endgame Against the Third Reich

Following the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes, the Allies began steps for the final assault into Germany. The long-delayed US Army thrust over the Roer River, Operation Lumberjack, finally took place in February, placing the US Army along the Rhine.
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Anzio 1944: The Beleaguered Beachhead by Steven Zaloga
Anzio 1944: The Beleaguered Beachhead

In January 1944, the Allies decided to land at Anzio in order to overcome the stalemate at Cassino.

This amphibious landing has become one of the most controversial campaigns of World War II (1939-1945). Questionable decisions by the Allied leadership

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Kasserine Pass 1943: Rommel's last victory by Steven Zaloga
Kasserine Pass 1943: Rommel's last victory

Osprey's examination of the North African campaign of November 1942-May 1943 of World War II (1939-1945), which was a baptism of fire for the US Army. After relatively straightforward landings, the US II Corps advanced into Tunisia to support operations
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Siegfried Line 1944-45: Battles on the German Frontier by Steven Zaloga
Siegfried Line 1944-45: Battles on the German Frontier

The Siegfried Line campaign was one of the most frustrating and bloody series of battles fought by the US Army in Northwest Europe during World War II (1939-1945).

In order to break through the German-Belgian border north of the Ardennes and eventually

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The Marshall Islands 1944: Operation Flintlock, the Capture of Kwajalein and Eniwetok by Gordon Rottman
The Marshall Islands 1944: Operation Flintlock, the Capture of Kwajalein and Eniwetok

Following the capture of Tarawa in November 1943 during World War II (1939-1945), American eyes turned to the Marshall Islands. These were the next vital stepping-stone across the Pacific towards Japan, and would bring the islands of Guam and Saipan within
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Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights by Stephen Turnbull
Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights

By 1400 the long running conflict between the Order of Teutonic Knights and Poland and Lithuania was coming to a head, partly as a result of the Order's meddling in the internal politics of its neighbours. In June 1410 King Wladislaw Jagiello of Poland
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Battle of the Bulge 1944 (1): St Vith and the Northern Shoulder by Steven Zaloga
Battle of the Bulge 1944 (1): St Vith and the Northern Shoulder

Osprey's first title examining the Battle of the Bulge, which was the largest and most costly battle fought by the US Army in World War II (1939-1945). The Ardennes fighting was Hitler's last gamble on the Western Front, crippling the Wehrmacht for the
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Second Manassas 1862: Robert E Lee's Greatest Victory by John Langellier
Second Manassas 1862: Robert E Lee's Greatest Victory

Osprey's examination of the culminating battle of the American Civil War (1861-1865). "There never was such a campaign, not even by Napoleon" wrote Confederate General Pender of the Second Manassas campaign in which the gray-bearded Virginian, Robert E
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Operation Cobra 1944: Breakout from Normandy by Steven Zaloga
Operation Cobra 1944: Breakout from Normandy

One of the most decisive months of World War II (1939-1945) was the 30 days between 25 July and 25 August 1944. After the success of the D-Day landings, the Allied forces found themselves bogged down in a bloody stalemate in Normandy. On 25 July General
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Shiloh 1862: The Death of Innocence by James Arnold
Shiloh 1862: The Death of Innocence

The first major battle in the Western theatre of the American Civil War (1861-1865), Shiloh came as a horrifying shock to both the American public and those in arms. For the first time they had some idea of the terrible price that would be paid for the
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Battle of the Bulge 1944 (2): Bastogne by Steven Zaloga
Battle of the Bulge 1944 (2): Bastogne

Osprey's second title examining the Battle of the Bulge, which was the largest and most costly battle fought by the US Army in World War II (1939-1945). When the attack in the north by 6th Panzer Army failed, Hitler switched the focus of the offensive
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C-47/R4D Skytrain Units of the Pacific and CBI by David Isby
C-47/R4D Skytrain Units of the Pacific and CBI

C-47 is an aircraft that remains a popular favourite and an acknowledged classic design, carrying out missions every bit as strategically important and as dramatic for the aircrew as those of the fighters and bombers. The C-47's wartime operations paved
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Iranian F-14 Tomcat Units in Combat by Tom Cooper
Iranian F-14 Tomcat Units in Combat

So formidable an opponent did the Iraqi airforce consider the F-14 that during the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), they ordered their pilots not to engage F-14s and the presence of one in an area was usually enough to empty it of Iraqi aircraft. Officially
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C-47/R4D Units of the ETO and MTO by David Isby
C-47/R4D Units of the ETO and MTO

The C-47 units of the USAAF were an integral part of some of the most dramatic episodes of World War II (1939-1945): the airborne assaults in North Africa, Sicily, Normandy, southern France, Operation Market Garden and the crossing of the Rhine. The mass
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Crete 1941: Germany's lightning airborne assault by Peter Antill
Crete 1941: Germany's lightning airborne assault

Osprey's study of Operation Mercury, the German airborne assault on the island of Crete in May 1941 during World War II (1939-1945), which was the first strategic use of airborne forces in history. The assault began on 20 May, with landings near the island's
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F-100 Super Sabre Units of the Vietnam War by Peter Davies
F-100 Super Sabre Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's examination of the F-100 Super Sabre Units' participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). While the F-105 Thunderchief and F-4 Phantom flew the majority of the fighter-bomber missions over North Vietnam, the Thunderchief's service predecessor,
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F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War by Peter Davies
F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War

The F-105 was a supersonic fighter-bomber used by the USAF to great extent during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Despite pilots' initial apprehensions about the aircraft and a variety of problems with early designs, these planes ultimately became the primary
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Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat by Farzad Bishop
Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat

Different versions of the jet have provided the backbone of the frontline strength of the Iranian air force since the 1970s, and whole generations of Iranian pilots and ground personnel have been trained to fly and maintain them. Indeed, the type bore
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The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592-98 by Stephen Turnbull
The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592-98

The invasions of Korea launched by the dictator Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1592-1593 and 1597-1598) are unique in Japanese history for being the only time that the samurai assaulted a foreign country. Hideyoshi planned to invade and conquer China, ruled at the
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US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part One) by Tony Holmes
US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part One)

The first installment examining the US Hornet Units' participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present). The F/A-18 Hornet in its various guises was the 'universal soldier' of OIF, with around 250 seeing combat. Flown by various squadrons and groups,
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F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Enduring Freedom by Tony Holmes
F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Enduring Freedom

The legendary F-14 Tomcat was the weapon of choice to strike hard and fast against the enemies of the United States in the wake of the September 11 attacks. Determined to hit the al-Qaeda bases within Afghanistan, US plans were hampered by the reluctance
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Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader 1937-41 by John Weal
Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader 1937-41

The Ju 87 Stuka was the most feared weapon in the German arsenal in the first year of World War II (1939-1945), the Luftwaffe using it to deadly effect during the Blitzkrieg between September 1939 and June 1940. Although vulnerable to the enemy fighters
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B-2A Spirit Units in Combat by Thomas Withington
B-2A Spirit Units in Combat

The B-2A 'Spirit' was an aircraft conceived to fight the Cold War (1946-1991) but which has proved invaluable to both the 'New World Order' and more recently the 'War on Terrorism'. The combination of low-observability, precision strike, range and payload
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B-1B Lancer Units in Combat by Thomas Withington
B-1B Lancer Units in Combat

The development of the B-1B Lancer bomber was difficult to say the least. Originally conceived to fulfill a USAF requirement for an Advanced Manned Strategic Aircraft, the original B-1A concept aircraft was accused of being a white elephant, capable of
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US Navy F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom by Tony Holmes
US Navy F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Since the limited Desert Fox campaign against Iraq in December 1998, the Tomcat has been integral to virtually all combat operations involving the US Navy in the Arabian Gulf. Indeed, on every carrier deployment to the Persian Gulf since Desert Fox, the
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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70 by Brad Elward
US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70

For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single
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British and Empire Aces of World War 1 by Christopher Shores
British and Empire Aces of World War 1

At the outset of World War I the British had some 110 assorted aircraft, used mostly for the visual reconnaissance role. With the advent of faster and more agile single-seaters, the Allies and their adversaries raced to outdo each other in the creation
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US Marine Corps and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom by Tony Holmes
US Marine Corps and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Some 84 of the 250 Hornets committed by Central Command to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) proudly bore MARINE titling on their rear fuselages. A further 14 were marked with the distinctive kangaroo roundel of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The exploits
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The Yom Kippur War 1973 (2): The Sinai by Simon Dunstan
The Yom Kippur War 1973 (2): The Sinai

Osprey's second title in the study of the Yom Kippur War (1973). Israel's victory in the 1967 'Six Day War' sowed the seeds of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. At 1400hrs on 6 October 1973 the Egyptian army launched an assault crossing of the Suez Canal. The carefully
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F4U Corsair Units of the Korean War by Warren Thompson
F4U Corsair Units of the Korean War

The definitive account of F-4 Corsair Units deployed in the Korean War (1950-1953), this book tells the story of the 26 US Navy Squadrons, most of which were carrier based, and the 6 Marine Corps F-4 squadrons that flew combat missions against the North
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F-117 Stealth Fighter Units of Operation Desert Storm by Warren Thompson
F-117 Stealth Fighter Units of Operation Desert Storm

During the final years of the 20th century, the most significant break-through in military weaponry was the concept of Stealth technology, and the first mass-produced weapon to utilize this to perfection was the F-117 Nighthawk. Originally delivered in
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P-61 Black Widow Units of World War 2 by Warren Thompson
P-61 Black Widow Units of World War 2

The first aircraft to be purposely designed as a radar-equipped nightfigher, Northrop's P-61 Black Widow was heavily influenced by early RAF combat experience with radar-equipped aircraft in the years 1940/41 of World War II (1939-1945). Built essentially
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing by Warren Thompson
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 51st Fighter Wing

The 51st Fighter Wing initially flew the F-80C in the Korean War, but in 1951, the 51st brought in high-scoring World War 2 ace Colonel Francis Gabreski to assume command when it converted from the F-80 over to the newly arrived F-86E. His recruits included
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Rumanian Aces of World War 2 by Denes Bernad
Rumanian Aces of World War 2

First seeing action in the wake of the German invasion of the USSR in June 1941, the Royal Rumanian Air Force had been allied to the Luftwaffe since the Romanian government signed a Tripartite Pact with Germany and Italy in November 1940. This book reveals
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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73 by Brad Elward
US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73

The second of two books on the Navy's Phantom II MiG killers of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), this book covers the numerous actions fought out over North Vietnam during the Linebacker I and II operations of 1972-73. No fewer than 17 MiGs were downed during
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P-40 Warhawk vs Ki-43 Oscar: China 1944-45 by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk vs Ki-43 Oscar: China 1944-45

Known for the distinctive "sharkmouths" decoration on their noses, P-40 fighters first saw combat in China during World War II.Their most common adversary was the Japanese Nakajima Ki-43, nicknamed "Oscar." Carl Molesworth describes and explains the design
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US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam by Jonathan Bernstein
US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam

Osprey's study of AH-1 helicopters and their participation in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Bell's AH-1 Cobra was the first dedicated helicopter gunship to reach frontline service anywhere in the world. Developed as a private venture by the manufacturer,
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SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2 by Barrett Tillman
SBD Dauntless Units of World War 2

Unquestionably the most successful dive-bomber ever to see frontline service with any air arm, the Douglas SBD Dauntless was the scourge of the Japanese Imperial Fleet in the crucial years of the Pacific War of World War II (1939-1945). The revolutionary
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US Navy and Marine Corps A-4 Skyhawk Units of the Vietnam War 1963-1973 by Peter Mersky
US Navy and Marine Corps A-4 Skyhawk Units of the Vietnam War 1963-1973

Seeing considerable combat in the nearly 50 years since its service introduction, the Skyhawk was involved in the Vietnam War (1955-1975) from the very beginning. Navy and Marine Corps A-4s quickly established a presence in Southeast Asia, flying from
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RF-8 Crusader Units over Cuba and Vietnam by Peter Mersky
RF-8 Crusader Units over Cuba and Vietnam

Although the Crusader was built first and foremost as a Navy interceptor, as has often been the tradition with US fighters, a photo-reconnaissance variant was also produced by Vought. The photo-bird's first operational test came in the autumn of 1962 when
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F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War by Peter Mersky
F-8 Crusader Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's study of the role played by F-8 Crusader Units in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Known to its pilots as the 'last of the gunfighters' due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon, the F-8 Crusader was numerically the most populous fighter
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B-24 Liberator Units of the CBI by Edward Young
B-24 Liberator Units of the CBI

Osprey's study of the B-24 Liberator Units in the CBI Theatre of World War II (1939-1945). The B-24 Liberator was the mainstay of the US Army Air Force's strategic bombing effort in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theatre from 1942 until the end of the war
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MiG-21 Units of the Vietnam War by Istvan Toperczer
MiG-21 Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's study of the use of MiG-21 Units in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Having honed their piloting skills on the subsonic MiG-17 and transonic MiG-19, the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic
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Istvan Toperczer8 Feb 2013$15.95

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MiG-17 and MiG-19 Units of the Vietnam War by Istvan Toperczer
MiG-17 and MiG-19 Units of the Vietnam War

The erstwhile enemy of the USAF and US Navy during the nine years of American involvement in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force (VPAF) quickly grew from an ill-organised rabble of poorly trained pilots flying antiquated communist
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Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force by Jerry Scutts
Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force

Unquestionably the best American fighter of World War 2, the North American P-51 Mustang served in large numbers with the USAAF's Eighth Air Force from late 1943 until VE Day, and was the mount of most aces in-theatre. Charged with the responsibility of
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Bf 109 Aces of North Africa and the Mediterranean by Jerry Scutts
Bf 109 Aces of North Africa and the Mediterranean

Totally outnumbered throughout their short two-year sojourn in the Western Desert, the crack fighter pilots of the handful of Jagdgeschwader in-theatre fought an effective campaign in support of Rommel's Afrika Korps against the British and American forces.
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Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41 by Alfred Price
Spitfire Mark I/II Aces 1939-41

Spitfire Mk Is and IIs served only briefly in the frontline with the RAF, but their pilots were responsible for achieving impressive scores against the Luftwaffe during 1940/41. This volume details the RAF's first aces of World War 2 who helped stem the
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AH-64 Apache Units of Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom by Jonathan Bernstein
AH-64 Apache Units of Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom

After the attacks on 11 September 2001, Apache units made significant contributions to the Coalition campaign against Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan. Functioning as the 'killer' part of US Army Hunter-killer teams, Apaches sought out and brought
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Dolphin and Snipe Aces of World War 1 by Norman Franks
Dolphin and Snipe Aces of World War 1

This book focuses on the combat careers of the last of the famous Sopwith fighters to enter service during World War 1, the Dolphin and the Snipe, both of which were built on the strong scouting heritage of the Pup and Camel. The Dolphin featured the unique
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-68 by Peter Davies
USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-68

The USAF introduced the F-4C Phantom II into the Vietnam War (1955-1975) in April 1965 from Ubon RTAB, Thailand. The F-4C/D soon became the Air Force's principal fighter over the North, destroying 85 MiGs by the close of 1968. This book describes how the
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Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1 by Norman Franks
Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1

The Sopwith Pup was the forerunner of the hugely successful Sopwith Camel, which duly became the most successful fighter of World War 1. The first proper British fighting scout, the first Pups – the Royal Naval Air Service – arrived on the
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US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part Two) by Tony Holmes
US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part Two)

The second installment examining the US Navy Hornet Units' participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present). These units were the first Navy Reserve unit to be mobilized since the Korean War, and their attacks were launched from carriers off the
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USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73 by Peter Davies
USAF F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73

The F-4 Phantom II was the USAF workhorse fighter-bomber for the Linebacker campaign of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), which eventually saw US forces withdraw from Vietnam 'with honour' in 1973. This book covers the F-4 attacks on numerous targets in North
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TBD Devastator Units of the US Navy by Barrett Tillman
TBD Devastator Units of the US Navy

Osprey's title examining the TBD Devastator Units' short-lived participation in World War II (1939-1945). The first monoplane aircraft ordered by the US Navy for carrier operations, the Douglas TBD Devastator was designed to fulfil a requirement for a
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Fw 190 Defence of the Reich Aces by John Weal
Fw 190 Defence of the Reich Aces

This title is the natural conclusion to the collection of titles chronicling the exploits of the fighter pilots of the German Luftwaffe of World War 2 that has been part of - and contributed in some small measure to the success of - Osprey's long running
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Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco
Memoirs of Montparnasse

Memoirs of Montparnasse is a delicious book about being young, restless, reckless, and without cares. It is also the best and liveliest of the many chronicles of 1920s Paris and the exploits of the lost generation. In 1928, nineteen-year-old John Glassco
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Fields of Honor by Edwin C. Bearss
Fields of Honor

Few historians have ever captured the drama, excitement, and tragedy of the Civil War with the headlong elan of Edwin Bearss, who has won a huge, devoted following with his extraordinary battlefield tours and eloquent soliloquies about the heroes, scoundrels,
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Letters Home to Sarah: The Civil War Letters of Guy C. Taylor, Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers by Guy C. Taylor
Letters Home to Sarah: The Civil War Letters of Guy C. Taylor, Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers

Forgotten for more than a century in an old cardboard box, these are the letters of Guy Carlton Taylor, a farmer who served in the Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the American Civil War. From March 23, 1864, to July 14, 1865, Taylor
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Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V by Martyn Chorlton
Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V

At the outbreak of World War II, only 111 Squadron and a handful of others were equipped with the Hurricane. Thanks to sudden massive orders and a well-organized Hawker sub-contracting production to Gloster and General Aircraft, more squadrons rapidly
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German Automatic Rifles 1941-45: Gew 41, Gew 43, FG 42 and StG 44 by Chris McNab
German Automatic Rifles 1941-45: Gew 41, Gew 43, FG 42 and StG 44

This book explores the origins, development, combat use and lasting influence of Nazi Germany's automatic rifles, focusing on the Gew 41(W), Gew 43/Kar 43, FG 42 and MP 43/StG 44. The Blitzkrieg campaigns of 1939–40 convinced many observers that
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Fallen Timbers 1794: The US Army's first victory by John F. Winkler
Fallen Timbers 1794: The US Army's first victory

Following the defeat at Wabash, in 1792 the Washington administration created a new US Army to replace the one that had been destroyed. The man chosen to lead it was the famous Major-General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. Having trained his new force, Wayne set
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Talavera 1809: Wellington's lightning strike into Spain by Rene Chartrand
Talavera 1809: Wellington's lightning strike into Spain

The battle of Talavera in 1809 was one of the major battles of the Peninsular War and Arthur Wellesley's first victory in Spain itself, following which he was created Viscount Wellington of Talavera and Wellington. Although Wellesely's forces were outnumbered,
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Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2 by Dmitriy Khazanov
Pe-2 Guards Units of World War 2

Petlyakov's Pe-2 was the most numerous Soviet twin-engined bomber of World War 2, the aircraft being used as a dive-bomber, ground attack platform and dedicated reconnaissance type. The first examples entered service in August 1940, and by the time production
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The M1903 Springfield Rifle by Leroy Thompson
The M1903 Springfield Rifle

Developed to replace the Model 1892 Krag-Jørgensen rifle, the Model 1903 Springfield was a five-shot bolt-action rifle that introduced the .30-06 cartridge – the standard US round until the introduction of the 7.62mm NATO cartridge – and gave
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War by Byron Hukee
USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

USAF Skyraider units were originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF. Equipped only with the two-seat models of the Skyraider, American pilots were required to have VNAF 'observers' in the aircraft for every mission. Eventually,
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German Airborne Divisions: Blitzkrieg 1940-41 by Bruce Quarrie
German Airborne Divisions: Blitzkrieg 1940-41

The German Army of World War II was the first to fully realise the benefits of using airborne troops alongside armoured formations. German Airborne Divisions became an integral part of the blitzkrieg operations that overran much of Western Europe during
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F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing by Warren Thompson
F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing

The entry of the United State's premier jet interceptor into the Korean War was triggered by the ever-increasing presence of the Soviet-built MiG-15 south of the Yalu River. The possibility of the USAF losing air supremacy over the Korean Peninsula was
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Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43 by Andrea Molinari
Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43

Although harsh and inhospitable, the North African theatre of World War II proved to be a perfect environment for irregular warfare and the deployment of Special Forces. Following Italy's entry into the war in June 1940, the Western Desert became the background
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San Juan Hill 1898: America's Emergence as a World Power by Angus Konstam
San Juan Hill 1898: America's Emergence as a World Power

Labelled a 'splendid little war' by Senator John Hay, the Spanish American War (1898) was a peculiar event in America's history, provoked as much by the press as by political pressures. Here, aided by superbly detailed maps and artwork, the author deals
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Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey by Philip Haythornthwaite
Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey

The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. The campaign is characterised by the military incompetence of the higher commands,
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Lorraine 1944: Patton versus Manteuffel by Steven Zaloga
Lorraine 1944: Patton versus Manteuffel

Osprey's examination of the confrontation between the US Army and German forces in Lorraine during World War II (1939-1945). In the wake of the defeat in Normandy in the summer of 1944, Hitler planned to stymie the Allied advance by cutting off Patton's
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The British Army in the Far East 1941-45 by Alan Jeffreys
The British Army in the Far East 1941-45

Between December 1941 and May 1942, the British Empire suffered a series of humiliating defeats in the Far East. Three years later the Japanese were defeated by British and Commonwealth forces at Kohima and Imphal and in the battles for Burma. This transformation
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The British Army on the Western Front 1916 by Bruce Gudmundsson
The British Army on the Western Front 1916

Bruce Gudmundsson guides us expertly through the history of the successes and failures of the British Expeditionary Force in 1916 as it struggled to form into a modern army and turn the tide of the First World War, providing an in-depth analysis of how
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The Royal Navy 1793-1815 by Gregory Barnes
The Royal Navy 1793-1815

By the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 Britain was the undisputed master of the seas owing to the power and strength of the Royal Navy. Its fleets, comprising ships of the line, frigates, and gunboats, had doubled in size since the outbreak of the French
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The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria by Simon Dunstan
The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria

Osprey's examination of Jordan and Syria's involvement in the Six Day War (1967). Following the lightning destruction of the Egyptian forces at the outbreak of the Six Day War, Israel turned to the forces of Jordan and Syria, with whom Egypt had signed
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Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI by John Stanaway
Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces of the Pacific and CBI

Although far better known for their exploits over the war torn skies of Germany and Italy, the USAAF's premier fighters, the P-47 and P-51, also made significant contributions to the victory against Japan from 1943 onwards. This book relates the appearance
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The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I by John Votaw
The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I

Upon the entry of the United States into World War I, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) were created by the War Department on short notice from existing units, filled up with men from the training camps and deployed with only their personal weapons
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Fiat CR.42 Aces of World War 2 by Hakan Gustavsson
Fiat CR.42 Aces of World War 2

The Fiat CR.42, a logical development of the Fiat CR.32, was the last single-seat fighter biplane to be produced. It entered service with the Italian Regia Aeronautica in May 1939 before being exported to Belgium, Hungary and Sweden. Its combat debut came
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Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of North Africa and Italy

The Spitfire was the most iconic and famous British fighter of World War II and was first deployed to Egypt in the spring of 1942 as German success in North Africa reached its zenith. Although few in number, in their early battles with the Luftwaffe the
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Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War by Alfredo Logoluso
Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War

The CR.32 Falco was a handsome and highly maneuverable bi-plane fighter. During General Franco's fight with the Republicans for the control of Spain from 1936 - 39, no fewer than 477 CR.32s were involved, with an astounding 709 confirmed aerial victories,
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Israeli F-4 Phantom II Aces by Shlomo Aloni
Israeli F-4 Phantom II Aces

The American manufactured F-4 Phantom II was used by the Israelis in air-to-ground missions, as an attack aircraft, and air-to-air missions as a fighter. Despite performing both roles with equal success the Israeli reliance on the Mirage III and Nesher
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RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces by Andrew Thomas
RAF Mustang and Thunderbolt Aces

The P-51 Mustang and P-47 Thunderbolt were the finest American fighters of World War 2, and both saw service with the Royal Air Force in substantial numbers. The RAF began flying the Mustang in 1944, using it to fly bomber escort missions, and deploying
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Griffon Spitfire Aces by Andrew Thomas
Griffon Spitfire Aces

Modified for low-level operations to counter Luftwaffe attacks on the south coast, the Griffon-powered Spitfire XIV became the best low-level fighter ofWorld War 2. Squadrons moved to southeastern England to counter the V1 flying bomb offensive, and daring
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Mosquito Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Mosquito Aces of World War 2

The Mosquito developed into one of the most versatile aircraft of World War 2, entering service with Fighter Command in early 1942. The 'Mossie' was soon defending raids on Britain's Cathedral cities and became an integral part of the country's night defences.
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American Nightfighter Aces of World War 2 by Warren Thompson
American Nightfighter Aces of World War 2

The Americans lagged behind their European contemporaries in military aviation in the late 1930s, and it took the Battle of Britain to awaken an isolated America to the necessity of having aircraft that could defend targets against nighttime attack by
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M3 Medium Tank vs Panzer III: Kasserine Pass 1943 by Gordon Rottman
M3 Medium Tank vs Panzer III: Kasserine Pass 1943

"...the first-person perspectives offered by Kirby and Köhler put this book on my recommended books list. These personal experiences definitely stirred some interest for me to research more on the design, evolution, and field performance of each of the
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Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of Burma and the Pacific

The Japanese Army Air Force's invasion of Burma during 1941-42 was at first a huge success against the RAF who struggled to support the Chindit expedition on the ground. Yet the arrival of the Spitfire was to change the fortunes of the RAF and the outcome
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Beaufighter Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Beaufighter Aces of World War 2

Entering service at the end of the Battle of Britain, the pugnacious Bristol Beaufighter was deployed in numbers by Fighter Command just in time for the start of the Luftwaffe's night 'Blitz' on Britain. Flown by specialised nightfighter squadrons –
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Hurricane Aces 1941-45 by Andrew Thomas
Hurricane Aces 1941-45

The Hurricane saw widespread action with Allied forces, as the RAF's first monoplane fighter. This book describes its many feats throughout 1945. It served as a fighter-bomber on the Channel Front, where the American Eagles and Polish units were amongst
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Quebec 1759: The battle that won Canada by Stuart Reid
Quebec 1759: The battle that won Canada

Osprey's study of the decisive battle of the French and Indian War (1754-1763). 'What a scene!' wrote Horace Walpole. 'An army in the night dragging itself up a precipice by stumps of trees to assault a town and attack an enemy strongly entrenched and
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Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces by Mikhail Maslov
Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces

The I-15, I-16 and I-153 fighters were the world's first mass-produced fighters. A total of 17,000 Polikarpov fighters had been manufactured by the time their series production was terminated in 1941. Aircraft of the first series successfully operated
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US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45 by Gordon Rottman
US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45

The US airborne units serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II are considered to be among the best-trained and effective forces in the war. Deployed in fewer numbers than was the case across Europe, parachute units such as the famed 11th Airborne
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US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1944-45 by Gordon Rottman
US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1944-45

In late1944 the US Marine Corps prepared for the toughest battles of the war. It had grown to 35,598 officers, 5,384 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted Marines, totaling 431,573 personnel, and now comprised of two amphibious corps, six divisions,
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US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-44 by Gordon Rottman
US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-44

By January 1944 the US Marine Corps had grown to a total of 405,169 personnel, comprising 28,193 officers, 10,723 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted men. The Fleet Marine Force now had two amphibious corps, four divisions, a separate infantry regiment,
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The US Army in the Vietnam War 1965-73 by Gordon Rottman
The US Army in the Vietnam War 1965-73

This book provides detailed information about how US Army units were organised and operated in America's longest war. Vietnam Special Forces veteran Gordon L Rottman examines the different types of infantry battalions and the units that supported them,
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Wellington's Army in the Peninsula 1809-14 by Stuart Reid
Wellington's Army in the Peninsula 1809-14

This highly detailed study provides a clear account of how the British Army was organised, who commanded it, and how it functioned in the field during the Peninsular War. Focusing principally on infantry, cavalry and artillery, including foreign units
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US Armored Units in the North African and Italian Campaigns 1942-45 by Steven Zaloga
US Armored Units in the North African and Italian Campaigns 1942-45

The Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) saw the first operational deployment of US armoured divisions in World War II, and the experience proved chastening for the 1st Armored Division when it suffered defeat at the hands of Rommel's Afrika Korps
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US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-45 by John Sayen
US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-45

A complete overview of the evolving organization, tactics, doctrine, weapons and equipment of the US Infantry in the Pacific, Mediterranean and European theatres, from 1944 to the war's end. This follow-up to Battle Orders 17: US Army Infantry Divisions
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US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1941-43 by Gordon Rottman
US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1941-43

The outbreak of World War II set in motion a massive expansion of the United States Marine Corps, leading to a 24-fold increase in size by August 1945. This book is the first of several volumes to examine the Corps's meteoric wartime expansion and the
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German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45 by Bruce Quarrie
German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45

Following the battle for Crete in May 1941, Hitler refused to undertake any further large-scale airborne operations due to the high casualty rate. The Fallschirmjäger subsequently took up a new role as elite 'line' infantry, and they served in the Mediterranean
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Panzer Divisions 1944-45 by Pier Battistelli
Panzer Divisions 1944-45

The period 1944-45 was one of change for the Panzer Divisions. In summer 1944 the new-type Panzer Division was introduced with a reduction in the number of tanks, a change that was mainly seen in North-West Europe. On the Eastern Front, where the bulk
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Rommel's Afrika Korps: Tobruk to El Alamein by Pier Battistelli
Rommel's Afrika Korps: Tobruk to El Alamein

In 1940 a British offensive in the Western Desert provoked a major Italian military disaster. By early February 1941 the whole of Cyrenaica had been lost, and German help became necessary to avoid the loss of the entire of Libya. On 14 February 1941 the
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US Airborne Divisions in the ETO 1944-45 by Steven Zaloga
US Airborne Divisions in the ETO 1944-45

The delivery of entire divisions to battlefields behind enemy lines by parachute and glider was a unique feature of World War II.

Failures at D-Day landings necessitated that, in order to avoid severe dispersion of paratroopers, US tactics be rethought

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Operation Dragoon 1944: France's Other D-Day by Steven Zaloga
Operation Dragoon 1944: France's Other D-Day

Osprey's study of Operation Dragoon, the Allied landings in southern France on August 15, 1944, which was one of the most controversial operations of World War II (1939-1945), leading to deep divides between United States and British planners. The US
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Samurai Armies 1467-1649 by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Armies 1467-1649

The Sengoku Jidai or "Age of Warring States" is the time of the samurai - Japan's military aristocracy. A period of endemic warfare where the absence of unifying central control led to constant struggles between the daimyo (or "Great Names") who sought
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Panzer Divisions: The Eastern Front 1941-43 by Pier Battistelli
Panzer Divisions: The Eastern Front 1941-43

On June 22, 1941 when Germany attacked the Soviet Union, her Panzer divisions were to play a major role in this titanic struggle. At its peak, 19 out of the 21 existing Panzer Divisions were deployed against the Soviets. Although overwhelmed by Soviet
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The US Marine Corps in the Vietnam War: III Marine Amphibious Force 1965-75 by Ed Gilbert
The US Marine Corps in the Vietnam War: III Marine Amphibious Force 1965-75

This book covers the US Marine Corps in the Vietnam War, centring on the structure and function of the two Fleet Marine Force (FMF) divisions and the corps command level, III Marine Amphibious Force (III MAF). This detailed examination of III MAF explores
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US Armored Divisions: The European Theater of Operations, 1944-45 by Steven Zaloga
US Armored Divisions: The European Theater of Operations, 1944-45

The armored divisions were the shock force of the US Army's combat formations during the fighting in Northwest Europe in the final year of the war. Of the 16 such divisions formed during the war, all but one served in the European Theater of Operations.
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US Tank and Tank Destroyer Battalions in the ETO 1944-45 by Steven Zaloga
US Tank and Tank Destroyer Battalions in the ETO 1944-45

Overshadowed by the United States Army's armored divisions, the separate tank and tank destroyer battalions had the difficult mission of providing armored support for US infantry divisions in the 1944–45 campaigns. This book details the organizational
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Aichi 99 Kanbaku 'Val' Units: 1937-42 by Osamu Tagaya
Aichi 99 Kanbaku 'Val' Units: 1937-42

The Aichi Type 99 Carrier Bomber (D3A) - code named 'Val' by Allied intelligence - was the mainstay of the Imperial Japanese Navy's carrier dive-bomber force from 1941 to 1943. It sank more Allied warship tonnage than any other Axis aircraft during World
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Alexander 334-323 BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire by John Warry
Alexander 334-323 BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire

Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns in detail. The battles of the Granicus,
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The Yom Kippur War 1973 (1): The Golan Heights by Simon Dunstan
The Yom Kippur War 1973 (1): The Golan Heights

Osprey's first title in the study of the Yom Kippur War (1973). At 1345hrs on 6 October 1973, Israeli spotters in the observation post atop Mount Hermon saw Syrian gunners below them removing the camouflage nets from their guns. Ten minutes later shells
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Corunna 1809: Sir John Moore's Fighting Retreat by Philip Haythornthwaite
Corunna 1809: Sir John Moore's Fighting Retreat

The retreat to Corunna is one of the epic campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Late in 1808 Sir John Moore found himself virtually alone with his small British army deep inside Spain. The armies of his Spanish allies had been overwhelmed and he
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US Army Forces in the Korean War 1950-53 by Donald Boose
US Army Forces in the Korean War 1950-53

When North Korea attacked the South on June 25, 1950, United States forces in East Asia were under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, whose largest ground force was Eighth US Army. This army fought a tenacious defense of South Korea, counterattacked
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US Army Infantry Divisions 19420-43 by John Sayen
US Army Infantry Divisions 19420-43

The US Army infantry division was an intricate system of men and equipment welded together by doctrine and organization into an entity that could fight, maneuver, communicate within itself as well as with outside entities, and regenerate itself through
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Royal Navy Aces of World War 2 by Andrew Thomas
Royal Navy Aces of World War 2

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) served with distinction in every theater of war throughout World War II. From its poorly equipped beginnings - it started the war with few suitable, modern, carrier-born fighters - to the final campaigns over the Japanese home islands,
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SE 5/5a Aces of World War I by Norman Franks
SE 5/5a Aces of World War I

The SE 5/5a British single-seat aircraft was one of the major fighting scouts of the last 18 months of the war in France during World War I and was a true workhorse of the Royal Flying Corps, handling fighter-versus-fighter actions, combating the high-flying
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Bussaco 1810: Wellington defeats Napoleon's Marshals by Rene Chartrand
Bussaco 1810: Wellington defeats Napoleon's Marshals

This Osprey title details the gruelling Bussaco campaign of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), as French attempts to subdue Portugal reached their climax. By 1810, Napoleon reigned supreme over most of continental Europe. But the Iberian Peninsula remained
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Kharkov 1942: The Wehrmacht strikes back by Robert Forczyk
Kharkov 1942: The Wehrmacht strikes back

After failing to finish off the German Army in the 1941/42 Winter Counteroffensive and aware that Hitler was planning a new summer offensive in mid-1942, Stalin directed the Red Army to conduct a powerful blow in one sector of the Eastern Front in order
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Petersburg 1864-65: The longest siege by Ron Field
Petersburg 1864-65: The longest siege

In 1864, Petersburg, Virginia became the setting for one of the last great campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865) and the longest siege in American History. After his failure to capture Richmond in the Spring, General Ulysses S. Grant decided
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Louisbourg 1758: Wolfe's first siege by Rene Chartrand
Louisbourg 1758: Wolfe's first siege

Osprey's study of James Wolfe's siege of Louisbourg during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Louisbourg represented a major threat to Anglo-American plans to invade Canada. Bypassing it would leave an immensely powerful enemy base astride the Anglo-American
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Fuentes de O?oro 1811: Wellington's liberation of Portugal by Rene Chartrand
Fuentes de O?oro 1811: Wellington's liberation of Portugal

This Osprey title examines the crucial campaign culminating in the hard-fought battle that finally drove the French from Portugal during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). In October 1810 the Allied position in Portugal appeared precarious. Despite defeating
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Monongahela 1754#55: Washington's defeat, Braddock's disaster by Rene Chartrand
Monongahela 1754#55: Washington's defeat, Braddock's disaster

On 9 July 1755 amid the wilderness of North America, Britain suffered one of the most humiliating defeats in her history. General Braddock's army, a mixture of British regulars and American militia, was shattered, losing over 900 men from a force of 1,300.
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Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2 by Kari Stenman
Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2

Entering service with the Dutch air force from early 1938, the aircraft was also built under license in Denmark and Finland. Production was also scheduled to commence in Spain too but Nationalist forces overran the factory before this commenced. The Dutch
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Russian Aces of World War 1 by Victor Kulikov
Russian Aces of World War 1

Although the Russian Imperial Army Air Service consisted of no more than four BAGs (Boevaya Aviatsionniy Gruppa – battle aviation groups), each controlling three or four smaller AOIs (Aviatsionniy Otryad Istrebitelei – fighter aviation detachments)
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Spanish Republican Aces by Rafael Lopez
Spanish Republican Aces

At the start of the civil war, most young fighter officers joined the rebels (Nationalists). It was the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeants and corporals who remained loyal to the government. The obsolete Nieuport
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USAF McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II by Peter Davies
USAF McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

In many respects the most successful, versatile and widely-used combat aircraft of the post-war era the F-4 Phantom II was quickly adopted by the USAF after its spectacular US Navy introduction. It was so much better than any other USAF fighter at the
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Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust by James Edward Young
Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust

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Hell's Half Acre: The Life and Legend of a Red-Light District by Richard F. Selcer
Hell's Half Acre: The Life and Legend of a Red-Light District

Texas is a place where legends are made, die, and are revived. Fort Worth, Texas, claims its own legend - Hell's Half Acre - a wild 'n' woolly accumulation of bordellos, cribs, dance houses, and gambling parlors.

Tenderloin districts were a fact of life

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The Legacy of Chernobyl by Zhores Medvedev
The Legacy of Chernobyl

"A damning history of the Chernobyl affair, from its origins in the plant's primitive design and careless management to the economic and political crisis the accident precipitated." -Clenn Garelik, New York Times Book Review

On the morning of April
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Voices from the Plain of Jars: Life under an Air War by Fred Branfman
Voices from the Plain of Jars: Life under an Air War

During the Vietnam War the United States government waged a massive, secret air war in neighboring Laos. Two million tons of bombs were dropped on one million people. Fred Branfman, an educational advisor living in Laos at the time, interviewed over 1,000
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Mussolini and Fascist Italy by Martin Blinkhorn
Mussolini and Fascist Italy

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Navajo Sacred Places by Klara Bonsack Kelley
Navajo Sacred Places

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The Aleppo Codex: In Pursuit of One of the World's Most Coveted, Sacred, and Mysterious Books by Matti Friedman
The Aleppo Codex: In Pursuit of One of the World's Most Coveted, Sacred, and Mysterious Books

A thousand years ago, the most perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible was written. It was kept safe through one upheaval after another in the Middle East, and by the 1940s it was housed in a dark grotto in Aleppo, Syria, and had become known around the world

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The Martini-Henry Rifle by Stephen Manning
The Martini-Henry Rifle

The breech-loading, single-shot .458in Martini-Henry rifle has become a symbol of both the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 and the numerous battles in Egypt and the Sudan in 1884-85, but continued to be used by both British and colonial troops well into the 20th
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The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun by Martin Pegler
The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun

The world's first self-powered machine gun, the Maxim gun became a potent symbol of Victorian colonialism in the closing years of the 19th century. It was the brainchild of Sir Hiram Maxim, the American-born firearms inventor who founded the company bearing
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F-86 Sabre vs MiG-15: Korea 1950-53 by Doug Dildy
F-86 Sabre vs MiG-15: Korea 1950-53

As the routed North Korean People's Army (NKPA) withdrew into the mountainous reaches of their country and the People's Republic of China (PRC) funneled in its massive infantry formations in preparation for a momentous counter-offensive in the last months
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The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific by Mark Stille
The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific

The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counteroffensive against the Japanese in the Pacific, it also marks the high point of Japanese expansion and can justly be claimed as one of the major
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British Frigate vs French Frigate: 1793-1814 by Mark Lardas
British Frigate vs French Frigate: 1793-1814

In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the line. Legendary sailors such
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MiG-3 Aces of World War 2 by Dmitriy Khazanov
MiG-3 Aces of World War 2

Created by ex-Polikarpov designers Ivanovic Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich, the MiG-1/3 family of fighters was built to satisfy a Soviet Air Force requirement for an advanced, fast, high altitude fighter. Entering service in the spring of 1941, the problematic
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The Cold War by John W. Manson & John W. Mason
The Cold War

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The Emperor Constantine by Hans A. Pohlsander
The Emperor Constantine

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Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1 by Jon Guttman
Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1

Tethered balloons reached their zenith as a means of providing a stationary observation platform above the battlefield during World War I. It took a special breed of daredevil to take on such odds deep in enemy lines in order to destroy a balloon, with
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Guilford Courthouse 1781: Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory by Angus Konstam
Guilford Courthouse 1781: Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory

By the Spring of 1781, the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) had dragged on for almost six years and the outcome still hung in the balance. When the British commander Lord Cornwallis launched his invasion of North Carolina in early 1781, his
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Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000 by Tim Ripley
Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000

Osprey's examination of aircraft action in the Balkan region during the Yugoslav Wars (1991-2001) as well as during the conflicts that followed up until 2001. Exposing the true scale and significance of the deployment of air power in the Balkans, this
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Khartoum 1885: General Gordon's last stand by Donald Featherstone
Khartoum 1885: General Gordon's last stand

Osprey's Campaign title for the Siege of Kartoum (1884-1885). Early in 1881 unrest in the Sudan began to crystallise around Mohammed Ibn Ahmed el-Sayyid Abdullah. Proclaiming himself the long-expected Madhi, the Guided One of the Prophet, he preached that
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F-4 Phantom II vs MiG-21: USAF & VPAF in the Vietnam War by Peter Davies
F-4 Phantom II vs MiG-21: USAF & VPAF in the Vietnam War

From difficult weather conditions to unreliable missile armament to unequal rules of engagement, this book tells the story of the challenges faced by the F-4 and MiG-21 pilots. Using first-hand accounts wherever possible the author draws us into the dangerous
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M60 vs T-62: Cold War Combatants 1956-92 by Lon Nordeen
M60 vs T-62: Cold War Combatants 1956-92

Step onto the battlefield and immerse yourself in the experience of real historic combat. Designed for the battlefields of Europe at the height of the Cold War, the M60 and T-62 were the premier combat tanks of their day. However, it was in the deserts
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Curtiss P-40 - Long-nosed Tomahawks by Carl Molesworth
Curtiss P-40 - Long-nosed Tomahawks

The initial version of the Curtiss P-40, designated by the manufacturer as the Hawk H-81, combined the established airframe of the earlier radial-powered H-75 (P-36) fighter with the Allison V-1710 liquid-cooled engine. The year was 1939, and the marriage
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Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques by Walther G. Von Krenner & Damon Apodaca & Ken Jeremiah
Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques

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A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Volume One: The Early Period by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Volume One: The Early Period

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Tel El-Kebir 1882: Wolseley's Conquest of Egypt by Donald Featherstone
Tel El-Kebir 1882: Wolseley's Conquest of Egypt

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle of Tel El-Kebir of 1882. In 1881, the Egyptian army mutinied against the Khedive of Egypt and forced him to appoint Said Ahmed Arabi as Minister of War. In March 1882, Arabi was made a Pasha and from this time on
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In the Realms of Gold: Pioneering in African History by Roland Oliver
In the Realms of Gold: Pioneering in African History

Born in India of British colonial parents, Roland Oliver moved to Africa as a young man and became one of the continent's leading modern historians. In this memoir, he writes of his work in training African scholars to conduct regional surveys and collect
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See You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow Lake by Bruce McCraw
See You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow Lake

Vintage postcards illustrate these stories of an earlier time in Sparrow Lake.
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Galveston: A History of the Island by Gary Cartwright
Galveston: A History of the Island

"Coming down the coastal prairie from Houston on Interstate 45, you can smell the ghosts before you can see or hear them. They smell sweet and moldy, like the unfocused memory of some lost sensation jarred unexpectedly to mind."—from Chapter One
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Endurance by Frank Arthur Worsley
Endurance

The legendary tale of Ernest Shackleton's grueling Antarctic expedition, recounted in riveting first-person detail by the captain of HMS Endurance.

You seriously mean to tell me that the ship is doomed?" asked Frank Worsley, commander of the Endurance,
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Bf 110 vs Lancaster: 1942-45 by Robert Forczyk
Bf 110 vs Lancaster: 1942-45

Unable to conduct ground operations on the European continent until Allied strength was marshalled for a full-scale invasion, the British government based its grand strategy in World War II on a protracted campaign of aerial bombardment of Nazi Germany's
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A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2002-07 by Gary Wetzel
A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom 2002-07

In the early 1970s, the USAF, still fresh in the mire of the Vietnam War, began the search for a more effective aircraft to conduct the CAS mission. With aircraft losses climbing, the need for an aircraft that could withstand punishment as well as deliver
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Gravelotte-St-Privat 1870: End of the Second Empire by Philipp Elliot-Wright
Gravelotte-St-Privat 1870: End of the Second Empire

Gravelotte-St-Privat was probably the hardest fought of all the battles of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). Attacked by superior Prussian forces from both the First and Second armies, Marshal Bazaine's French Army of the Rhine inflicted heavy casualties
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First Bull Run 1861: The South's first victory by Alan Hankinson
First Bull Run 1861: The South's first victory

At Bull Run, two inexperienced, ill-trained and poorly led armies clashed in the opening engagement of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Culminating in a stalwart defensive fight by Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson's Virginia Brigade, this is the story of
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Salerno 1943: The Allies invade southern Italy by Angus Konstam
Salerno 1943: The Allies invade southern Italy

In mid-September 1943, as the opening move of the Allied campaign to liberate the mainland of Italy, an Anglo-American invasion force landed on the beaches of the Gulf of Salerno, only a few dozen miles to the south of Naples. Italy had just surrendered,
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Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2 by Kari Stenman
Brewster F2A Buffalo Aces of World War 2

Entering service with the US Navy as a carrier-borne fighter, the Brewster F2A, later named Buffalo by the British and simply the Brewster by the Finns, saw relatively little service with its own nation. Indeed, it was to see action on just one occasion
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Fair America: World's Fairs in the United States by Robert W. Rydell & John E. Findling & Kimberly Pelle
Fair America: World's Fairs in the United States

Since their inception with New York's Crystal Palace Exhibition in the mid-nineteenth century, world's fairs have introduced Americans to "exotic" pleasures such as belly dancing and the Ferris Wheel; pathbreaking technologies such as telephones and X
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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized
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Heads, Hides and Horns: The Complete Buffalo Book by Larry Barsness
Heads, Hides and Horns: The Complete Buffalo Book

This thoroughly researched and superbly written book combines history, myth, folklore, and fiction to tell the story not only of the buffalo but of the relationship between buffalo and man on the North American continent. Synthesizing larger and longer
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Essays on the Presidents: Principles and Politics by Paul F. Boller
Essays on the Presidents: Principles and Politics

This collection of essays by Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr. shares the humorous, intriguing, and little-known or widely misunderstood aspects of the American presidency. Personality—of the most interesting presidents and of Boller himself—is an important
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With Their Own Blood: A Saga of Southwestern Pioneers by Virginia Roberts
With Their Own Blood: A Saga of Southwestern Pioneers

His wife dead, Elisa Green Pennington gathered up his brood of twelve young children in 1857 and left Texas for California, the promised land. The Penningtons could not have imagined what the untamed frontier had in store for them. After a difficult trek
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Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement by James Farmer
Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement

Texas native James Farmer is one of the "Big Four" of the turbulent 1960s civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. Farmer might be called the forgotten man of the movement, overshadowed by Martin Luther
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Inside Texas: Culture, Identity and Houses, 1878-1920 by Cynthia Brandimarte
Inside Texas: Culture, Identity and Houses, 1878-1920

"Inside Texas: Culture, Identity and Houses, 1878–1920" is a 464 page book with 296 photos that tests and rejects the notion that Texas homes, like all things Texan, were unique and different. Over the 40 year time span covered by the book, decorating

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Between the Enemy and Texas: Parsons's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War by Anne Bailey
Between the Enemy and Texas: Parsons's Texas Cavalry in the Civil War

Much of the Civil War west of the Mississippi was a war of waiting for action, of foraging already stripped land for an army that supposedly could provision itself, and of disease in camp, while trying to hold out against Union pressure. There were none
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A Walk Across Texas by Jon McConal
A Walk Across Texas

Part travelogue, part natural history, and part documentary, A Walk across Texas is the record of three friends' journey from the Panhandle to Granbury—a 450-mile walk across West Texas. Jon McConal and his two friends, Eddie Lane and Norm Snyder,
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In Their Shoes: In Their Shoes by Grace Halsell
In Their Shoes: In Their Shoes

Probably no American journalist, man or woman, has had a more extraordinary career than Grace Halsell. Before President Lyndon Johnson personally hired her to work in the White House, Halsell had, over a period of two decades, written her way around the
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Fort Worth: A Frontier Triumph by Julia Garrett
Fort Worth: A Frontier Triumph

In the 1950s, history teacher Julia Kathryn Garrett of Fort Worth began collecting stories from old-timers and pioneers whose memory or knowledge reached back to the early days of the city. For fifteen summer vacations she worked from morning to night
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Giant Country: Essays on Texas by Don Graham
Giant Country: Essays on Texas

In Giant Country Don Graham brings together a collection of lively, absorbing essays written over the past two decades.

The collection begins with a twist on book introductions that sets the tone for the essays to come—a self-interview conducted

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Decision for Disaster by Grayston L. Lynch
Decision for Disaster

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Frederick Banting by Stephen Eaton Hume
Frederick Banting

When Frederick Banting, a decorated war hero, developed insulin in 1920, he earned the 1923 Nobel Prize for medicine, a knighthood, and the gratitude of diabetics around the world.
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The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass by Mryon Magnet
The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass

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The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake by Dany LaFerrière
The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake

A moving eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by the acclaimed Haitian Canadian writer.
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A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940 by William Trotter
A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940

In 1939, tiny Finland waged war-the kind of war that spawns legends-against the mighty Soviet Union, and yet their epic struggle has been largely ignored. Guerrillas on skis, heroic single-handed attacks on tanks, unfathomable endurance, and the charismatic
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Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm by Diana Hollingsworth Gessler
Very Charleston: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Lowcountry Charm

Cobblestone streets leading to perfectly preserved historic homes. Intricate wrought-iron gates opening to lush, fragrant gardens. A skyline of steeples and a river harbor bustling with schooners and sailboats. Charleston is one of America's most charming
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Lincoln: The Screenplay by Tony Kushner
Lincoln: The Screenplay

A revealing drama about a great American president.
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Crossing Rio Pecos by Patrick Dearen
Crossing Rio Pecos

The Pecos River flows snake-like out of New Mexico and across West Texas before striking the Rio Grande. In frontier Texas, the Pecos was more moat than river—a deadly barrier of quicksand, treacherous currents, and impossibly steep banks. Only at
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The Duel: The Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchill and Hitler by John Lukacs
The Duel: The Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchill and Hitler

This is a day-by-day account of the eighty-day struggle in 1940 between Hitler—poised on the edge of absolute victory—and Churchill—threatened by imminent invasion and defeat.

“A masterful book—masterful in its portrayal of its

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The Bren Gun by Neil Grant
The Bren Gun

In World War II the Britsh Bren light machine gun saw service in Commonwealth armies and in resistance forces throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Adopted in 1938 and remaining in British service right up to 1991, the popular and reliable Bren was an iconic

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Shenandoah Valley 1862: Stonewall Jackson outmaneuvers the Union by Clayton Donnell
Shenandoah Valley 1862: Stonewall Jackson outmaneuvers the Union

"Stonewall" Jackson's Valley Campaign saw a Confederate Army outmaneuver and defeat three times their number of Union troops in a lightning-swift campaign in the following battles: First Kernstown, McDowell, Front Royal, First Winchester, Cross Keys,
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He 111 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front by John Weal
He 111 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front

The twin-engined He 111 was the mainstay of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm at the start of World War 2. This second volume aims to chronicle its history facing a new enemy - the Soviet Union.
The Ju 87 Stuka dive-bomber combined with it to provide the aerial
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Japanese Army in World War II: Conquest of the Pacific 1941-42 by Gordon Rottman
Japanese Army in World War II: Conquest of the Pacific 1941-42

The Japanese conquest of the Pacific comprised of a complex series of widely scattered operations; their intent was to neutralize American, Commonwealth, and Dutch forces, seize regions rich in economic resources, and secure an outer defense line for their
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Japanese Army in World War II: The South Pacific and New Guinea, 1942-43 by Gordon Rottman
Japanese Army in World War II: The South Pacific and New Guinea, 1942-43

The Japanese conquest of the Pacific comprised of a complex series of widely scattered operations; their intent was to neutralize American, Commonwealth, and Dutch forces, seize regions rich in economic resources, and secure an outer defense line for their
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US Airborne Units in the Mediterranean Theater 1942-44 by Gordon Rottman
US Airborne Units in the Mediterranean Theater 1942-44

This book is the first of three to examine the genesis, organization and operational deployment of the US airborne divisions in World War II. It discusses early airborne units, detailing how and why they were formed. Task organization for combat, details
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Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70 by Gordon Rottman
Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70

US Special Forces in Vietnam created and trained the Civilian Irregular Defense Group, a large paramilitary organization designed to operate out of fortified camps in remote areas and protect the local population from Viet Cong incursions, whilst conducting
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Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century by Jonathan Glover
Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century

This important book confronts the brutal history of the twentieth century to unravel the psychological mystery of why so many atrocities occurred--the Holocaust, Hiroshima, the Gulag, Cambodia, Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and others--and how we can prevent their
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Frederick the Great by Nancy Mitford
Frederick the Great

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years' War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel
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Roman Social History by Susan Treggiari
Roman Social History

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November by Kent Gramm
November

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Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider by Peter Gay
Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider

A seminal work as melodious and haunting as the era it chronicles, now reissued with a new introduction.

First published in 1968, Weimar Culture is one of the masterworks of Peter Gay's distinguished career. A study of German culture between the two
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Sacred Sites and the Colonial Encounter by Sandra E. Greene
Sacred Sites and the Colonial Encounter

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The FN FAL Battle Rifle by Robert Cashner
The FN FAL Battle Rifle

Of all the infantry small arms developed during World War II, one that generated the most interest was the German 'assault rifle', the StG 44 Sturmgewehr. This innovative weapon fired an intermediate cartridge much more powerful and long-ranged than the
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Martin B-26 Marauder by Martyn Chorlton
Martin B-26 Marauder

One of the most underrated medium bombers of the Second World War, the Martin B-26 Marauder never fully managed to shake off an underserved early reputation as a dangerous aircraft to fly. Admittedly, in inexperienced hands, the B-26 could be tricky to
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Manzikert 1071: The breaking of Byzantium by David Nicolle
Manzikert 1071: The breaking of Byzantium

On 26 August 1071 a large Byzantine army under Emperor Romanus IV met the Saljuq Turk forces of Sultan Alp Arslan near the town of Manzikert to the far east of the Byzantine Empire. The battle ended in a decisive defeat for the Byzantine forces, with the
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F4F Wildcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1942 by Edward Young
F4F Wildcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1942

From Coral Sea to Midway to Guadalcanal and Santa Cruz, these fighters battled for air supremacy over the Pacific in World War II.

The Grumman F4F Wildcat and the Mitsubishi A6M Zero-sen were contemporaries, although designed to very different requirements.

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M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun: Germany 1944 by Steven Zaloga
M10 Tank Destroyer vs StuG III Assault Gun: Germany 1944

Although tanks like the Sherman and Panther captured the headlines, the Allies' M10 tank destroyer and the Germans' Sturmgeschütz (StuG) III were the unsung workhorses of the northwest European battlefields of 1944-45. While their mission was not principally
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US Combat Shotguns by Leroy Thompson
US Combat Shotguns

Winchester, Remington, Ithaca Gun Company, Stevens, Savage, Mossberg, Benelli, and other gun manufacturers have produced a range of combat shotguns for US armed forces. When a soldier must face multiple opponents at close quarters, few weapons can match
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Operation Compass 1940: Wavell's whirlwind offensive 1 by Jon Latimer
Operation Compass 1940: Wavell's whirlwind offensive 1

Osprey's Campaign title for the first battle of the desert war, Operation Compass, which was originally envisaged as a spoiling attack, combined with a reconnaissance in force to disrupt the Italian forces that had advanced into Egypt in September 1940.
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Il-2 Shturmovik Guards Units of World War 2 by Oleg Rastrenin
Il-2 Shturmovik Guards Units of World War 2

Over 43,000 Il-2/10s were built between 1941 and 1955, more than any other combat aircraft in history, making this one of the most important Soviet aircraft deployed in World War II (1939-1945). Built originally as a two-seater, the Il-2 had lost the rear
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US Special Warfare Units in the Pacific Theater 1941-45: Scouts, Raiders, Rangers and Reconnaissance Units by Gordon Rottman
US Special Warfare Units in the Pacific Theater 1941-45: Scouts, Raiders, Rangers and Reconnaissance Units

The bitter fighting in the Pacific Theater required new forms of warfare, and the gathering of detailed intelligence information on the remote and varied islands and their determined defenders. As a result, new scout, raider and reconnaissance units were
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Nez Perce 1877: The last fight by Robert Forczyk
Nez Perce 1877: The last fight

Osprey's examination of one of the most famous battles of the latter part of the American Indian Wars (1622-1918). With the wars between the US and the Native Americans drawing to a close, one tribe in Eastern Oregon continued to resist. The Nez Perce,
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U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts: The Battle of the Atlantic by Gordon Williamson
U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts: The Battle of the Atlantic

Winston Churchill claimed that the "U-boat peril" was the only thing that ever frightened him during World War II. A formidable foe, the U-boat was developed from a small coastal vessel into a state-of-the-art killer, successfully stalking the high seas
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Gordon Williamson1 Aug 2013$15.95

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Somebody's Darling by Kent Gramm
Somebody's Darling

In his latest book, Kent Gramm examines the meaning of the Civil War experience in our lives and explores philosophical and personal aspects of the War that lie outside the scope of traditional historical study. He probes the meaning of Gettysburg, the
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Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins
Caesar's Legion: The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome

"A unique and splendidly researched story, following the trials and triumphs of Julius Caesar's Legio X-arguably the most famous legion of its day-from its activation to the slogging battle of Munda and from Thapsus, Caesar's tactical masterpiece, to the
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Matamoros and the Texas Revolution by Craig H. Roell
Matamoros and the Texas Revolution

The traditional story of the Texas Revolution remembers the Alamo and Goliad but has forgotten Matamoros, the strategic Mexican port city on the turbulent lower Rio Grande. In this provocative book, Craig Roell restores the centrality of Matamoros by showing
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October Fury by Peter A. Huchthausen
October Fury

"Huchthausen knows the hidden history of the Cuban missile crisis . . . October Fury contains startling revelations."
-- TOM CLANCY

Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breath

It was the most spectacular display of brinkmanship in the Cold War

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American Aces against the Kamikaze by Edward Young
American Aces against the Kamikaze

The Japanese High Command realized that the loss of Okinawa would give the Americans a base for the invasion of Japan. Its desperate response to the invasion of Okinawa was to unleash the full force of the Special Attack Units, known in the west as the
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The Longbow by Mike Loades
The Longbow

Boasting a rate of shooting not seen again in English hands until the late 19th century, the longbow was the weapon at the heart of the English military ascendancy in the century after 1340. Capable of subjecting the enemy to a hail of deadly projectiles,

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Mike Loades28 Aug 2013$15.95

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Aces of the 78th Fighter Group by Thomas Cleaver
Aces of the 78th Fighter Group

Eighth Air Force 78th FG flew P-38 Lightning, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang fighters in air combat against German Luftwaffe Me-109, Fw-190, and Me-262 aircraft.

The 78th FG was originally established as the fourth of the P-38 fighter groups that were

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V1 Flying Bomb Aces by Andrew Thomas
V1 Flying Bomb Aces

Shortly after the Allied landings in France the Germans unleashed the first of their so-called 'revenge weapons' against London, the V1 flying bomb. Launched from specially constructed sites in northern France, the fast, small, pulse-jet powered and pilotless
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Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship: Yellow Sea 1904-05 by Robert Forczyk
Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship: Yellow Sea 1904-05

The first major clash between a European and Asian state in the modern era signalled the beginning of Japan's rise as a major power on the world stage. What began as differing expansionist interests in Manchuria and Korea developed into a full-blown war
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Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot by Alexander Mladenov
Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot

Like the American A-10 Warthog, the first Soviet jet dedicated by design to CAS (Close Air Support), the 'Frogfoot' has durability and firepower.

In February 2012, the Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO reporting name Frogfoot) celebrated 37 years of its maiden flight,

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Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman: Eastern Theater 1861-65 by Ron Field
Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman: Eastern Theater 1861-65

This book provides analysis and first-hand accounts of three major Civil War battles: 1st Bull Run/1st Manassas, Gettysburg and Chaffin's Farm from two perspectives. The enthusiastic but largely inexperienced soldiers on both sides in the Civil War had
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British Paratrooper vs Fallschirmjager: Mediterranean 1942-43 by David Greentree
British Paratrooper vs Fallschirmjager: Mediterranean 1942-43

By late 1942 Britain had developed an airborne capability that would obtain its baptism of fire versus German airborne in North Africa and Sicily. On three notable occasions British airborne infantry fought intense battles with its German counterpart:
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Careers for History Buffs by Blythe Camenson
Careers for History Buffs

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The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin by Adam Hochschild
The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin

Although some twenty million people died during Stalin's reign of terror, only with the advent of glasnost did Russians begin to confront their memories of that time. In 1991, Adam Hochschild spent nearly six months in Russia talking to gulag survivors,
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Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered by Ruth Kluger
Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered

Now in paperback, the acclaimed Holocaust memoir declared "a book of breathtaking honesty and extraordinary insight."--LA Times
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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879 by Ian Knight
British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879

Expert ananlyis and first-hand accounts of combat during the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879: Nyezane, iSandlwana, and Khambula. As seen in the movie Zulu, starring Michael Caine, Zulu discipline and courage overcame British firepower at iSandlwana, and almost
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AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom I-VI by Lon Nordeen
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom I-VI

The Harrier II jet saw conflict in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Gulf War), Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Iraqi Freedom (Iraq War). The aircraft has matured into a multi-role platform through the addition of a night vision
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General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark by Peter Davies
General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

No project combined radical innovation and political furore quite like the F-111 program. It was intended as the world's biggest, most expensive defence procurement plan when it began in 1962. The aim was 'commonality'; the equipment of the USAF, US Navy
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The Jewish Revolt AD 66-74 by Si Sheppard
The Jewish Revolt AD 66-74

The narrow strip of land now occupied by the modern state of Israel is where all paths from Europe, Asia, and Arabia must come together before they flow into Africa and has been the world's most hotly contested piece of territory for millennia. Occupied
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Pedro Pino: Governor of Zuni Pueblo, 1830-1878 by E. Richard Hart
Pedro Pino: Governor of Zuni Pueblo, 1830-1878

Pedro Pino, or Lai-iu-ah-tsai-lu (his Zuni name) was for many years the most important Zuni political leader. He served during a period of tremendous change and challenges for his people. Born in 1788, captured by Navajos in his teens, he was sold into

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Ring Out Freedom! by Fredrik Sunnemark
Ring Out Freedom!

Martin Luther King, Jr. was more than the civil rights movement's most visible figure, he was its voice. This book describes what went into the creation of that voice. It explores how King used words to define a movement. From a place situated between
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Intifada Hits the Headlines by Daniel Dor
Intifada Hits the Headlines

In this nuanced and detailed study of newspaper reporting during the escalation of the second Intifada in the fall of 2000, Daniel Dor shows how real events are subject to distortion and manipulation by the media. In an analysis of the heart of Israel's
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Westwater Lost and Found by Mike Milligan
Westwater Lost and Found

In this heavily illustrated book, Mike Milligan has captured the still developing story of one of those remote, but no longer secluded, corners of the Colorado Plateau.

Upstream from Moab on the Colorado River, near the Colorado state line, there is a

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The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military by Dana Priest
The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military

Walk with America's generals, grunts, and Green Berets through the maze of unconventional wars and unsettled peace.

Four-star generals who lead the military during wartime reign like proconsuls abroad in peacetime. Secretive Green Berets trained to hunt
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A Quiet Corner of the War: The Civil War Letters of Gilbert and Esther Claflin, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 1862-1863 by Gilbert Claflin & Esther Claflin
A Quiet Corner of the War: The Civil War Letters of Gilbert and Esther Claflin, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 1862-1863

In 2002, Judy Cook discovered a packet of letters written by her great-great-grandparents, Gilbert and Esther Claflin, during the American Civil War. An unexpected bounty, these letters from 1862–63 offer visceral witness to the war, recounting the
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17 by Greg Vanwyngarden
Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French

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The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas by Nick Kotz
The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas

Both historical study and ancestral narrative, The Harness Maker's Dream follows the story of Ukrainian immigrant Nathan Kallison's journey to the United States in search of a brighter future. At the turn of the twentieth century, over two million Jews
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Educating Muslim Women: The West African Legacy of Nana Asma'u 1793-1864 by Beverley Mack & Jean Boyd
Educating Muslim Women: The West African Legacy of Nana Asma'u 1793-1864

Nana Asma'u (1793–1864) was a prolific Muslim scholar, poet, historian, and educator whose legacy in Nigeria and America continues today.
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Beverley Mack &
Jean Boyd
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The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear MasterMind by Mahdi Obeidi & Kurt Pitzer
The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear MasterMind

Acclaim for the Bomb in My Garden

"This one book will tell you more about Iraq's quest for weapons of mass destruction than all U.S. intelligence on the subject. It is a fascinating and rare glimpse inside Saddam Hussein's Iraq?and inside a tyrant's mind."
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Bootlegger's Other Daughter by Mary Cimarolli
Bootlegger's Other Daughter

The generation that toiled through the Great Depression and won the Second World War has become known as "the greatest generation." But not all of them qualified for that exaggerated epithet in the eyes of their own children. In this tender but unsparing
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Chiva: A Village Takes on the Global Heroin Trade by Chellis Glendinning
Chiva: A Village Takes on the Global Heroin Trade

Its use as a narcotic is on a precipitous rise. Worldwide heroin production has doubled in the last decade, and the United Nations estimates more than 15 million users are addicted-up to 3 million in the United States. It's big business, too, with yea
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High Wide And Handsome: The River Journals of Norman D. Nevills by Roy Webb
High Wide And Handsome: The River Journals of Norman D. Nevills

When he started taking paying passengers by boat through the rapids of the Colorado River's canyons, Norman Nevills invented whitewater tourism and the commercial river business. For twelve years, from 1938 until his death in a plane crash in 1949, he

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Two Souls Indivisible by James S. Hirsch
Two Souls Indivisible

An unforgettable true story, Two Souls Indivisible stirringly recounts the forging of a legendary, heroic bond between two soldiers. Fred Cherry and Porter Halyburton first met in their shared cell in a brutal POW camp in Vietnam. Cherry, an air force
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman: Somme 1916 by Stephen Bull
British Infantryman vs German Infantryman: Somme 1916

This engaging study pits the volunteers of Kitchener's 'New Armies' against the German veterans who defended the Somme sector in the bloody battles of July-November 1916. The mighty struggle for the Somme sector of the Western Front in the second half
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FE 2b/d vs Albatros Scouts: Western Front 1916-17 by James Miller
FE 2b/d vs Albatros Scouts: Western Front 1916-17

World War I aerial combat went through periods of alternating aerial superiority based on technology leaps. Sopwith Camels, Fokkers, and Spads became famous because they dominated later in the war, but this was an ongoing cycle for years.

In the spring

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Aces of the 325th Fighter Group by Tom Ivie
Aces of the 325th Fighter Group

American pilots flew P-40 Warhawk, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang fighters over Noth Africa, Sicily, and Italy in the World War II Mediterranean Theater of Operations as part of the 325th Fighter Group.

The 325th FG was activated under General Order

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Lockheed A-12: The CIA's Blackbird and other variants by Paul Crickmore
Lockheed A-12: The CIA's Blackbird and other variants

During the early years of the Cold War, the most effective way to gather strategic intelligence about the Soviet Union and its allies was manned overflight. Lockheed's U-2 was spectacularly successful in this role. Much to the concern of President Eisenhower,
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A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire by Fletcher Pratt
A Short History of the Civil War: Ordeal by Fire

Best one-volume history brings the events, figures, and battles of monumental conflict vividly to life. Absorbing details of military campaigns, battlefield strategies, and personalities revealed in an audacious style.
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Fletcher Pratt22 Jan 2014$15.95

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F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat by Peter Davies
F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

The General Dynamics F-111 was one of the most technically innovative designs among military aircraft, introducing the variable-sweep wing, terrain-following radar, military-rated afterburning turbofan engines and a self-contained escape module among other
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Peter Davies30 Jan 2014$15.95

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Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns: Gordon L. Rottman by Gordon Rottman
Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns: Gordon L. Rottman

Browning .30-caliber machine guns saw US Army, Navy, Marine, and Air Force service in World War I & II, Korea, and Vietnam, and are still occasionally found in use elsewhere even today. Produced in both water-cooled and air-cooled versions, it has been
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Operation Neptune 1944: D-Day's Seaborne Armada by Ken Ford
Operation Neptune 1944: D-Day's Seaborne Armada

June 6th, 1944: the largest fleet in history landed Eisenhower's Allied army on the beaches of Normandy against Erwin Rommel's Nazi German defenses. Almost seventy years on from D Day, the story of the greatest armada seen in world history is still not
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Ken Ford30 Jan 2014$15.95

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Q Ship vs U-Boat: 1914-18 by David Greentree
Q Ship vs U-Boat: 1914-18

At the start of World War I a new and potent threat to Britain's naval supremacy took shape in the form of the Kaiser's Imperial German submarines, thanks to their recently acquired ability to submerge and stalk their adversaries. A submarine's crew could
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Narratives of the New England Witchcraft Cases by George Lincoln Burr
Narratives of the New England Witchcraft Cases

This volume recaptures the voices from both sides of the controversy with 13 original narratives by judges, ministers, the accused, and others involved in the trials and persecution of the accused.
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The Myths of the North American Indians by Lewis Spence
The Myths of the North American Indians

Rich anthology of the myths and legends of the Algonquins, Iroquois, Pawnees, and Sioux: warrior rivalries, steadfast love, and victory over powerful forces. Extensive historical and ethnological commentary. 36 illustrations.
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Lewis Spence31 Jan 2014$15.95

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Religion of the Ancient Egyptians by Alfred Wiedemann
Religion of the Ancient Egyptians

Highly readable, factual account of principal deities, myths, and doctrines, with particular emphasis on the Egyptian's dedication to recording their rich history and belief in an afterlife.
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Ancient Irish Airs and Dances: 201 Classic Tunes Arranged for Piano by George Petrie
Ancient Irish Airs and Dances: 201 Classic Tunes Arranged for Piano

From "My heart's love is he" to "Hag, you've killed me," this extraordinary compilation of melodies ranks among the most important 19th-century collections of traditional Irish music.
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A Century of Dishonor: The Classic Exposé of the Plight of the Native Americans by Helen Hunt Jackson
A Century of Dishonor: The Classic Exposé of the Plight of the Native Americans

This volume documents a succession of broken treaties, forced removal of tribes from choice lands, and other examples of inhuman treatment visited upon the Delaware, Cheyenne, and other tribes.
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Genthe's Photographs of San Francisco's Old Chinatown by Arnold Genthe & John Kuo Wei Tchen
Genthe's Photographs of San Francisco's Old Chinatown

130 rare photos offer fascinating visual record of Chinatown before the great 1906 earthquake. Informative text traces history of Chinese in California.
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Arnold Genthe &
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The Art of War by Antoine-Henri Jomini
The Art of War

Jomini's firsthand reports of the Napoleonic Wars are the most authoritative accounts available. In both historic and practical terms, his landmark work remains the definitive guide to strategy and tactics.
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Authentic Indian Designs by Maria Naylor
Authentic Indian Designs

Largest collection anywhere: 2,500 authentic illustrations of bowls, bottles and pipes, geometric and floral patterns on beadwork, pictographs, symbolic tipi decorations, masks, basket weaves, Hopi katchina figures, much more.
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Maria Naylor3 Feb 2014$15.95

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The Cultural Life of the American Colonies by Louis B. Wright
The Cultural Life of the American Colonies

Sweeping survey of 150 years of colonial history (1607–1763) offers authoritative views on agrarian society and leadership, non-English influences, religion, education, literature, music, architecture, and much more. 33 black-and-white illustrat
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Louis B. Wright4 Feb 2014$15.95

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American Circus Posters by Charles Philip Fox
American Circus Posters

Here collected together for the first time are 48 large, full-color, rare posters, 1890s-1940s, superbly reproduced. The posters feature many of the greats of the American circus: Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey, Sparks, more.
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Charles Philip Fox5 Feb 2014$15.95

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Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legends by Lewis Spence
Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legends

Superb, in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, numerous deities, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, other fascinating topics. Includes over 50 photographs and illustrations.
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Lewis Spence5 Feb 2014$15.95

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The Underground Railroad: Authentic Narratives and First-Hand Accounts by William Still
The Underground Railroad: Authentic Narratives and First-Hand Accounts

From a "conductor" who assisted runaway slaves in their flight to freedom, here is a collection of letters, newspaper articles, and firsthand accounts about refugees' narrow escapes and deadly struggles. Over 50 illustrations.
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William Still5 Feb 2014$15.95

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Mohammed and Charlemagne by Henri Pirenne
Mohammed and Charlemagne

Remarkable classic that developed the revolutionary theory of how the advance and influence of Islam caused the Europe of the Roman Empire to evolve into the Europe of the Middle Ages.
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The Confederate Reader: How the South Saw the War by Richard B. Harwell
The Confederate Reader: How the South Saw the War

Carefully chosen and annotated selection of contemporary battle reports, general orders, letters, articles, sermons, songs, travel observations, much more. Wonderful self-portrait of the Confederacy. Illustrated.
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Richard B. Harwell6 Feb 2014$15.95

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And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II by Jacques Lusseyran
And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

Jacques Lusseyran's gripping story is one of the most powerful and insightful descriptions of living and thriving with blindness, or indeed any challenge, ever published.
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Yonge Street Story, 1793-1860: An Account from Letters, Diaries and Newspapers by F. R. (Hamish) Berchem
Yonge Street Story, 1793-1860: An Account from Letters, Diaries and Newspapers

This is the remarkable story of the trail that became the longest street in the world, as officially recognized by The Guinness Book of Records. Begun in 1794, Yonge Street was planned by the ambitious Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe as a military

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F. R. (Hamish) Berchem9 Feb 2014$15.95

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The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America by Edmund S. Morgan
The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America

"A masterly quarter-century of commentary on the discipline of American history."-Allen D. Boyer, New York Times Book Review

"This book amounts to an intellectual autobiography...

These pieces are thus a statement of what I have thought about early

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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15 by Scott Sheads
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal Navy in the early years of the war. Part
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Churchill's Folly: How Winston Churchill Created Modern Iraq by Christopher Catherwood
Churchill's Folly: How Winston Churchill Created Modern Iraq

As Britain's colonial secretary in the 1920s, Winston Churchill made a mistake with calamitous consequences and unseen repercussions extending into the twenty-first century. Christopher Catherwood, scholar and adviser to Tony Blair's government, examines
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Albatros D.III: Johannisthal, OAW, and Oeffag variants by James Miller
Albatros D.III: Johannisthal, OAW, and Oeffag variants

In 1916, Imperial German aerial domination, once held by rotary-engined Fokker and Pfalz E-type wing-warping monoplanes, had been lost to the more nimble French Nieuport and British DH 2s which not only out-flew the German fighters but were present in
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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14: Wellington invades France by Nick Lipscombe
Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14: Wellington invades France

The news of Wellington's momentous victory at Vitoria on 21 June 1813 reached London in early July. The celebration spawned an expectation of a rapid conclusion to events in the Peninsula. His Majesty's Government gave authority for Wellington to invade
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F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9 by Edward Young
F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9

After Pearl Harbor, the US Navy's VF-9 carrier fighter group formed, seeing action in North Africa, The Marshalls, Kwajelein, Truk, the Marianas Turkey Shoot and on to Tokyo and Okinawa.

VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG)

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The Lewis Gun by Neil Grant
The Lewis Gun

As a lightweight machine gun, the American designed Lewis Gun made a place for itself in World War I & World War II.

Although machine guns were widely issued and used during the bloody opening months of World War I, these deadly weapons proved to be too

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Neil Grant1 Mar 2014$15.95

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Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism (New Edition) by Walter LaFeber
Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism (New Edition)

Walter LaFeber's timely analysis looks at the ways that triumphant capitalism, coupled with high-tech telecommunications, is conquering the nations of the world, one mind—one pair of feet—at a time.

With Michael Jordan and the New Global
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Old Fences, New Neighbors by Peter Decker
Old Fences, New Neighbors

The residents of Ridgway, Colorado, who once numbered only a few hundred, now watch ski-toting tourists head for the Rockies and the new "gentleman ranchers" buy more and more land in the area. Once an outsider himself, the author takes a hard look at
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Peter Decker7 Mar 2014$15.95

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True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole by Bruce Henderson
True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole

"Nail-biting true adventure."--Kirkus Reviews

In 1909, two men laid rival claims to this crown jewel of exploration. A century later, the battle rages still. This book is about one of the most enduring and vitriolic feuds in the history of exploration.
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Bruce Henderson12 Mar 2014$15.95

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Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello by Andrew Burstein
Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello

Beginning with Jefferson's last days, Burstein shows how Jefferson confronted his own mortality. The result is a profound and nuanced portrait of the most complex of the Founding Fathers.
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Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past by Ray Raphael
Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

Widely praised following its initial publication, Founding Myths is a page-turner created out of the stuff of American history primers. Reexamining thirteen well-known tales from the American struggle for independence, the book documents the errors and
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Ray Raphael31 Mar 2014$15.95

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Wounded: Vietnam to Iraq by Ronald J. Glasser
Wounded: Vietnam to Iraq

Glasser sheds light on the profound wounds, physical and emotional, that our troops face in Iraq.

In this gripping account of the human cost of the war in Iraq, Dr. Ronald Glasser offers an unparalleled description of the horror endured daily by the troops
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Mud by C. E. Wood
Mud

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Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness by Joshua Wolf Shenk
Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness

In this astonishing and illuminating book, Joshua Wolf Shenk reveals the deep melancholy that pervaded Abraham Lincoln's life and its influence on his mature character. Mired in personal suffering as a young man, Lincoln forged a hard path toward mental
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Thomas Jefferson Travels: Selected Writings, 1784-1789 by Anthony Brandt
Thomas Jefferson Travels: Selected Writings, 1784-1789

Thomas Jefferson has inspired countless books that explore his brilliant career, his political philosophy, and his extraordinary accomplishments as a gifted leader. Endlessly inquisitive, he was both a tireless writer and one of the most cosmopolitan men
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Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides by Cathy Sultan
Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides

As an American, Cathy Sultan feels enormous responsibility for being part of a political system that proclaims itself the bastion of freedom. Determined to do something, she precociously flew to Israel-Palestine to see for herself what all the suicide
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Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq by Kirsten Holmstedt
Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

In Iraq, the front lines are everywhere . . . and everywhere in Iraq, no matter what their job descriptions say, women in the U.S. military are fighting--more than 155,000 of them. A critical and commercial success in hardcover, Band of Sisters presents
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Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism by Eric Burns
Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism

This lively, fascinating account of the surprisingly raucous journalism of the Revolutionary era—and how it helped to build a nation that has endured—offers new perspective on today's media wars
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The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War by Frederick Downs
The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War

"The best damned book from the point of view of the infantrymen who fought there."-Army Times

Among the best books ever written about men in combat, The Killing Zone tells the story of the platoon of Delta One-six, capturing what it meant to face
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Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaeda by Omar Nasiri
Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaeda

A gripping and provocative insider's account of both Islamist terror networks and the intelligence services that spy on them, Inside the Jihad offers a completely original perspective on the ongoing battle against Al Qaeda.
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Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts Faith and Threatens America by Randall Balmer
Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts Faith and Threatens America

The distinguished author of Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory returns with a searing examination of a new generation of evangelical leaders who have hijacked the Christian faith on behalf of the Republican Party
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Will the Boat Sink the Water? The Life of China's Peasants by Chen Guidi & Wu Chuntao
Will the Boat Sink the Water? The Life of China's Peasants

A prize-winning investigative exposé of the poverty and injustice experienced by China's 900 million peasants, told through a series of dramatic personal narratives.
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Henry Adams and the Making of America by Garry Wills
Henry Adams and the Making of America

One of our greatest historians offers a surprising new view of the greatest historian of the nineteenth century, Henry Adams.

Wills showcases Henry Adams's little-known but seminal study of the early United States and elicits from it fresh insights on

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The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Save Britain in the Summer of 1940 by Alex Kershaw
The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Save Britain in the Summer of 1940

The never-before-told story of the American pilots-idealists, adventurers, romantics-who joined the RAF before America entered the war and helped save Britain in its darkest hour
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What Would the Founders Do? Our Questions, Their Answers by Richard Brookhiser
What Would the Founders Do? Our Questions, Their Answers

Where are the Founders when we need them? Here.
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Dividing Western Waters: Mark Wilmer and Arizona v. California by Jack L. August
Dividing Western Waters: Mark Wilmer and Arizona v. California

The Scopes Monkey Trial, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, Brown v the Board of Education, and even subsequent televised high profile murder trials pale in comparison to Arizona v California, argues author Jack August in Dividing Western Waters, August's
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Secret Weapons of World War II by William B. Breuer
Secret Weapons of World War II

Critical Acclaim for Secret Weapons of World War II

"Breuer has produced yet another collection of rip-roaring tales. . . . A delightful addition to the niche that Breuer has so successfully carved out."
-Publishers Weekly

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Unexplained Mysteries of World War II by William B. Breuer
Unexplained Mysteries of World War II

"As combat veterans and high commanders know, logic is often a stranger in wartime." --William B. Breuer, in

The annals of World War II are mined with captivating cases of strange coincidences, ominous premonitions, and baffling mysteries. Now, William

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The General and Mrs. Washington: The Untold Story of a Marriage and a Revolution by Bruce Chadwick
The General and Mrs. Washington: The Untold Story of a Marriage and a Revolution

Here is the story of the fateful marriage of the richest woman in Virginia and the man who could have been king. In telling their story, Chadwick explains not only their remarkable devotion to each other, but why the wealthiest couple in Virginia became
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We Were One: Shoulder to Shoulder with the Marines Who Took Fallujah by Patrick O'Donnell
We Were One: Shoulder to Shoulder with the Marines Who Took Fallujah

A Band-of-Brothers-like, first-hand account of the fierce battle for Fallujah and the Marines who fought there--a story of brotherhood and sacrifice in a platoon of heroes
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Shtetl by Eva Hoffman
Shtetl

From the author of Lost in Translation: "a daring and generous book" about life in a Polish village under the Nazi occupation (The Nation)
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Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry by Stacy Malkan
Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

Lead in lipstick? 1,4 dioxane in baby soap? Coal tar in shampoo? How is this possible? Simple. The $35 billion cosmetics industry is so powerful they've kept themselves unregulated for decades. Not Just a Pretty Face chronicles the quest that led a gr
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In a Far Country by John Taliaferro
In a Far Country

The awesome, untold adventure of one couple's harrowing, heroic effort to save several hundred ice-bound whalers-- and the future of the Eskimo people
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Mark Antony's Heroes: How the Third Gallica Legion Saved an Apostle and Created an Emperor by Stephen Dando-Collins
Mark Antony's Heroes: How the Third Gallica Legion Saved an Apostle and Created an Emperor

This fourth book in Dando-Collins's definitive history of Rome's legions tells the story of Rome's 3rd Gallica Legion, which put Vespasian on the throne and saved the life of the Christian apostle Paul. Named for their leader, Mark Antony, these common
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All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country's elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and stimulated
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What Israel Means to Me: By 80 Prominent Writers, Performers, Scholars, Politicians, and Journalists by Alan Dershowitz
What Israel Means to Me: By 80 Prominent Writers, Performers, Scholars, Politicians, and Journalists

Personal and Passionate Reflections on the Land and Its People

"The Mediterranean landscape, the exuberance of the Israelis, the way politics is a matter of life and death there-all these things beguiled me."
-Erica Jong, author

"What does Israel mean

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Captain John Smith: Jamestown and the Birth of the American Dream by Thomas Hoobler & Dorothy Hoobler
Captain John Smith: Jamestown and the Birth of the American Dream

"America was the place Smith had dreamed of his whole life.

There, his character, determination, and ambition had propelled him to the top of society. He spent the rest of his life trying to return. Though he failed, he pointed the way for others, who

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Top Secret Tales of World War II by William B. Breuer
Top Secret Tales of World War II

Critical Acclaim for TOP SECRET TALES of World War II

"A book for rainy days and long solitary nights by the fire. If there were a genre for cozy nonfiction, this would be the template."-Publishers Weekly

"Perfect for the curious and adventure readers

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Decoding the Heavens: A 2,000-Year-Old Computer - and the Century-long Search to Discover Its Secrets by Jo Marchant
Decoding the Heavens: A 2,000-Year-Old Computer - and the Century-long Search to Discover Its Secrets

In Decoding the Heavens, Jo Marchant tells for the first time the full story of the hundred-year quest to decipher the ancient Greek computer known as the Antikythera Mechanism. Along the way she unearths a diverse cast of remarkable characters and explores
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1959: The Year Everything Changed by Fred Kaplan
1959: The Year Everything Changed

Acclaimed national security columnist and noted cultural critic Fred Kaplan looks past the 1960s to the year that really changed America

While conventional accounts focus on the sixties as the era of pivotal change that swept the nation, Fred Kaplan

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Taking On the Big Boys: Or Why Feminism Is Good for Families, Business, and the Nation by Ellen Bravo
Taking On the Big Boys: Or Why Feminism Is Good for Families, Business, and the Nation

Social-journalistic critique (like Barbara Ehrenreich) with solutions on how economic equity for women benefits everyone.
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Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power by Fred Kaplan
Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power

America's power is in decline, its allies alienated, its soldiers trapped in a war that even generals regard as unwinnable. What has happened these past few years is well known. Why it happened continues to puzzle. Celebrated Slate columnist Fred Kaplan
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A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich: The Extraordinary Story of Fritz Kolbe, America's Most Important Spy in World War II by Lucas Delattre
A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich: The Extraordinary Story of Fritz Kolbe, America's Most Important Spy in World War II

In 1943 a young official from the German foreign ministry contacted Allen Dulles, an OSS officer in Switzerland who would later head the Central Intelligence Agency. That man was Fritz Kolbe, who had decided to betray his country after years of opposing
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Syrup Pails and Gopher Tails: Memories of the One-Room School by John Charyk
Syrup Pails and Gopher Tails: Memories of the One-Room School

Syrup Pails and Gopher Tails is filled with precious memories of the one-room school, presented in the words of participants. John C. Charyk, author of the Little White Schoolhouse series, is intimately acquainted with the era of the one-room school;
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San Juan Bautista: Gateway to Spanish Texas by Robert S. Weddle
San Juan Bautista: Gateway to Spanish Texas

In their efforts to assert dominion over vast reaches of the (now U.S.) Southwest in the seventeenth century, the Spanish built a series of far-flung missions and presidios at strategic locations. One of the most important of these was San Juan Bautista
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Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible by Douglas Farah & Stephen Braun
Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible

Praise for Merchant of Death

"A riveting investigation of the world's most notorious arms dealer--a page-turner that digs deep into the amazing, murky story of Viktor Bout. Farah and Braun have exposed the inner workings of one of the world's most

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AK-47: The Weapon That Changed the Face of War by Larry Kahaner
AK-47: The Weapon That Changed the Face of War

No single weapon has spread so much raw power to so many people in so little time-and had such a devastating effect-as the AK-47 assault rifle. This book examines the legacy of this world-changing weapon, from its creation as means of fighting the Nazis
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Nero's Killing Machine: The True Story of Rome's Remarkable 14th Legion by Stephen Dando-Collins
Nero's Killing Machine: The True Story of Rome's Remarkable 14th Legion

The 14th Gemina Martia Victrix Legion was the most celebrated unit of the early Roman Empire-a force that had been wiped out under Julius Caesar, reformed, and almost wiped out again. After participating in the a.d. 43 invasion of Britain, the 14th Legion
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My Friend the Mercenary by James Brabazon
My Friend the Mercenary

In February 2002, British journalist James Brabazon set out to travel with guerrilla forces into Liberia to show the world what was happening in that war-torn country. To protect him, he hired Nick du Toit, a former South African Defence Force soldier
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Lafayette: Hero of the American Revolution by Gonzague Saint Bris
Lafayette: Hero of the American Revolution

The rousing story of Lafayette—aide-de-camp and "adopted son" of George Washington—exploring his vital role in the American Revolution.

In this long-overdue history of Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette, acclaimed French author Gonzague Saint Bris
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Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America by Charles Cerami
Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

The Constitution was two years old and the United States was in serious danger. Bitter political rivalry between former allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the union. Then a single great evening achieved
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Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa by Peter Godwin
Mukiwa: A White Boy in Africa

Rhodesia, 1964: a small boy witnesses the death of his neighbor, murdered by guerrillas—it is the beginning of the end of white rule in Africa. In Mukiwa, Peter Godwin, the witness to that murder, has written “a classic of its genre" (Sunday
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The Brothers' Lot by Kevin Holohan
The Brothers' Lot

A hilarious and satirical debut novel exploring religious hypocrisy in an Irish secondary school.
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons by Chris McNab
A History of the World in 100 Weapons

It's a truism to say that history is written by the winners. But what is it about the winners that make them so powerful? In this enlightening new book, Chris McNab searches for answers to this question and much more, telling the story of the history of
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The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan 1979-89 by Gregory Barnes
The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan 1979-89

The Soviet invasion of neighbouring Afghanistan in December 1979 sparked a bloody nine-year conflict with the Mujahideen until Soviet forces withdrew in 1988-89, dooming the communist Afghanistan government to defeat by Afghan popular resistance backed
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Gregory Barnes5 Aug 2014$15.95

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Alesia 52 BC: The final struggle for Gaul by Nic Fields
Alesia 52 BC: The final struggle for Gaul

Caesar's Legions laid siege to Vercingetorix's Gallic army in one of the most tactically amazing battles of all time. Outnumbered 6:1, the Romans built siege lines facing inward and outward and prevented the Gauls from breaking the siege. The campaign
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Nic Fields6 Aug 2014$15.95

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History of Texas Christian University: A College of the Cattle Frontier by Colby D. Hall
History of Texas Christian University: A College of the Cattle Frontier

First published by TCU Press in 1947, Colby Hall's book History of Texas Christian University: A College of the Cattle Frontier is the story of the first seventy-five years of the institution. Tracing the evolution of Add Ran College to Add Ran University,
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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War by Warren Thompson
F9F Panther Units of the Korean War

In 1948 the USAF, Marine Corps and US Navy were concentrating on converting over to an all-jet force. When the Korean War started in June 1950, the USAF had built up a sizable jet force in the Far East, while the US Navy was in the early stages of getting
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German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941 by David Campbell
German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941

Featuring full-color artwork, specially drawn maps and archive photographs, this study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of six representative German and Soviet infantry battalions pitched into
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David Campbell11 Aug 2014$15.95

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Wars Within War: Mexican Guerrillas, Domestic Elites, and the United States of America, 1846-1848 by Irving W. Levinson
Wars Within War: Mexican Guerrillas, Domestic Elites, and the United States of America, 1846-1848

Traditional characterizations of the 1846–1848 war between the United States and Mexico emphasize the conventional battles waged between two sovereign nations. However, two little-known guerrilla wars taking place at the same time proved critical

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Irving W. Levinson12 Aug 2014$15.95

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Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BC: Sparta's island of disaster by William Shepherd
Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BC: Sparta's island of disaster

In the seventh year of the Second Peloponnesian or 'Archidamian' War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos on the west coast of the Peloponnese as a counterstroke to Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison
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William Shepherd13 Aug 2014$15.95

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The MP5 Submachine Gun by Leroy Thompson
The MP5 Submachine Gun

Since the mid-1960s the Heckler & Koch MP5 has become the most widely used submachine gun in the world, especially among counterterrorist and special-operations units. Lightweight and offering a blistering rate of fire of 900 rounds per minute in some
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Leroy Thompson13 Aug 2014$15.95

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The Punishment of Gaza by Gideon Levy
The Punishment of Gaza

Israel's 2009 invasion of Gaza was an act of aggression that killed over a thousand Palestinians and devastated the infrastructure of an already impoverished enclave. The Punishment of Gaza shows how the ground was prepared for the assault and documents
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Gideon Levy13 Aug 2014$15.95

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Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck by Gordon Rottman
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess

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Gordon Rottman13 Aug 2014$15.95

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The Imaginary Voyage by Shimon Peres
The Imaginary Voyage

The Imaginary Voyage brings together Shimon Peres, Israel's Nobel Prize-winning statesman, and Theodor Herzl, the visionary founder of Zionism. Despite the decades that separate them, they are united with astounding literary and historical effect. Together
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MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns by Alejandro De Quesada
MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns

Nazi Germany's MP 38 and MP 40 submachine guns are among World War II's most iconic weapons, but it is often forgotten that they continued in use all over the world for many decades after 1945, even being seen during the fighting in Libya in 2011. Widely
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Alejandro De Quesada14 Aug 2014$15.95

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P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43 by John Stanaway
P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43

The first P-38s became operational with the 1st Fighter Group in April 1941, and the initial combat deployments were made in Alaska, the Southwest Pacific and North Africa during the latter part of 1942. Photographic reconnaissance versions of the P-38
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John Stanaway15 Aug 2014$15.95

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The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29 by John Fletcher
The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule.

In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt Spanish Bourbons and installed his brother

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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44 by Edward Young
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor
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US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War by Peter Davies
US Marine Corps F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War

Twenty-five US Marine Corps squadrons flew versions of the Phantom II and 11 of them used the aircraft in Southeast Asia from May 1965 through to early 1973. Although one deployment was from an aircraft carrier, and included a successful MiG engagement,
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Peter Davies17 Aug 2014$15.95

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Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces by Andrew Thomas
Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces

The World War 1 concept of the two-seat fighter persisted during the interwar period, with the RAF's biplane Demons being replaced by the twin-engined Blenheim IF - a fighter derivative of the light bomber then in service. By the start of World War 2 four
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Andrew Thomas18 Aug 2014$15.95

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The M60 Machine Gun by Kevin Dockery
The M60 Machine Gun

The US M60 Machine Gun, known as "the Pig," was developed in the years after World War II from two revolutionary German designs, combining the effective belt-feed system of the MG 42 machine gun with the bolt-operating design of the FG 42 rifle. Chambered
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Kevin Dockery19 Aug 2014$15.95

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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War by Andrew Brookes
RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of

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Andrew Brookes19 Aug 2014$15.95

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Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and Its Legacy by James S. Hirsch
Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and Its Legacy

A best-selling author investigates the causes of the twentieth century's deadliest race riot and how its legacy has scarred and shaped a community over the past eight decades.

On a warm night in May 1921, thousands of whites, many deputized by the local

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James S. Hirsch21 Aug 2014$15.95

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The Brothers Hogan: A Fort Worth History by Jacqueline Hogan Towery & Robert Towery & Peter Barbour
The Brothers Hogan: A Fort Worth History

The Brothers Hogan: A Fort Worth History is a unique family portrait of one of golf's greatest legends. Lavishly illustrated with never-before-seen family photos, The Brothers Hogan follows the lives of Ben Hogan, winner of sixty-eight tournaments
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Jacqueline Hogan Towery &
Robert Towery &
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Junkers Ju 87 Stuka by Mike Guardia
Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

In the opening days of Nazi Germany's Blitzkrieg campaigns, few aircraft could invoke as much terror as the Junkers Ju 87. Nicknamed the "Stuka" (an abbreviation of Sturzkampfflugzeug - the German term for "dive-bomber"), the Ju 87 was perhaps the most
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The Sten Gun by Leroy Thompson
The Sten Gun

The Sten submachine gun - officially the 'Carbine, Machine, Sten' - was developed to fulfil the pressing British need for large quantities of cheaply produced weapons after Dunkirk, when German invasion was a very real possibility. Over four million were
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USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer: The Pacific 1943 by Mark Stille
USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer: The Pacific 1943

This book will cover the fierce night naval battles fought after Guadalcanal between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as the Allies advanced slowly up the Solomons Islands toward the major Japanese naval base at Rabaul. During
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When Johnny Came Marching Home by William Heffernan
When Johnny Came Marching Home

A one-armed young Civil War veteran investigates the death of a troubled fellow soldier in 1860s Vermont and Virginia.
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Medieval English Gardens by Teresa McLean
Medieval English Gardens

Illustrated survey of gardening lore from the Norman Conquest to the Renaissance reveals wealth of ancient secrets drawn from obscure sources, chronicling cultivation of pleasure gardens as well as herbariums, orchards, and vineyards.
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Teresa McLean30 Aug 2014$15.95

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Point Pleasant 1774: Prelude to the American Revolution by John Winkler
Point Pleasant 1774: Prelude to the American Revolution

The only major conflict of Lord Dunmore's War, the battle of Point Pleasant was fought between Virginian militia and American Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes. Following increased tensions and a series of incidents between the American settlers
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US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43: Guadalcanal 1942-43 by Gordon Rottman
US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43: Guadalcanal 1942-43

The bitter six-month struggle for control of Guadalcanal in the South Pacific during World War II matched the US Marine Corps against the Imperial Japanese Army in a campaign that would test both sides to the limit. In this book the realities of prolonged
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Kursk 1943: The Northern Front by Robert Forczyk
Kursk 1943: The Northern Front

Kursk 1943 focuses on the northern front and the battle of Kursk, and period of July 5th to August 18th, 1943, covering both the German offensive and the Soviet counteroffensive - Model's AOK 9 pitted against General Konstantin Rokossovsky's Central
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Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe

Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe details the exploits of the 37 piolts that "made ace" flying Merlin-enguned Spitfires in bitter aerial clashes over northwest Eurpose in the final years of World War II.

After seizing air superiority over France before

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The Everything American Revolution Book by Daniel P. Murphy
The Everything American Revolution Book

Scrappy farmers. Aristocratic landowners. Eccentric geniuses. These were the rebels who took on the world's greatest power and won. From the rebellion against "taxation without representation" to the beginnings of American self-government, readers will
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The Everything Civil War Book by Brooke C. Stoddard
The Everything Civil War Book

North against South. Grant versus Lee. Brother against brother. The Civil War split the nation into two warring parties and shaped American history and culture dramatically. This book provides a complete survey of the war's major events, including:
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The Everything Jewish History and Heritage Book: From Abraham to Zionism, All You Need to Understand the Key Events, People, and by Richard D. Bank
The Everything Jewish History and Heritage Book: From Abraham to Zionism, All You Need to Understand the Key Events, People, and

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary adventure! In the following pages, you'll traverse a time continuum spanning more than 4,000 years as you learn about the history of the Jewish people. We'll begin in the area known as the Fertile Crescent, the cradle
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Phantom Noise by Brian Turner
Phantom Noise

A soldier struggles to reintegrate, exploring the foundations of the psyche and how history instructs identity.
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The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto by SL Schneiderman
The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto

A revised edition of an extraordinary record of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, first published in 1945, before the end of World War 2. Originally edited by SL Schneiderman, this edition has a new introduction by Susan Lee Pentlin.

On her fifteenth birthday,

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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa by Joel Joffe
The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa

On 11 July 1963, police raided Lilisleaf farm at Rivonia near Johannesburg, arresting alleged members of the high command of the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). Together with the already imprisoned Nelson Mandela, they were put on trial
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Japan: A Short History by Mikiso Hane
Japan: A Short History

What is a shogun? Who were the samurai and what is the warrior code? What lies behind the Japanese work ethic? From the ancient tea ceremony to the boom and subsequent downturn of its economic prosperity, this uniquely concise introduction to Japan and
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Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins: A Memoir with Recipes by Ellen Sweets
Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins: A Memoir with Recipes

You probably knew Molly Ivins as an unabashed civil libertarian who used her rapier wit and good ole Texas horse sense to excoriate political figures she deemed unworthy of our trust and respect. But did you also know that Molly was one helluva cook? And
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Ellen Sweets24 Sep 2014$15.95

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In the Lap of the Gods by Li Lovett
In the Lap of the Gods

A massive dam rises on the Yangtze and a scavenger saves a baby girl as his world disappears beneath the waters.
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The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy: (A Modern Library E-Book) by Jacob Burckhardt
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy: (A Modern Library E-Book)

Jacob Burckhardt was born in 1818 in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel. His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was
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A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Mary Ann Glendon
A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A World Made New tells the dramatic story of the struggle to build, out of the trauma and wreckage of World War II, a document that would ensure it would never happen again. There was an almost religious intensity to the project, championed by Eleanor
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Women of the Pleasure Quarters: The Secret History of the Geisha by Lesley Downer
Women of the Pleasure Quarters: The Secret History of the Geisha

From critically acclaimed author and Japanese scholar Lesley Downer, an enchanting portrait of the mysterious world of the geisha.

Ever since Westerners arrived in Japan, they have been intrigued by Japanese womanhood and, above all, by geisha. This fascination

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Beethoven's Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved by Russell Martin
Beethoven's Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved

Ludwig van Beethoven lay dying in 1827, a young musician named Ferdinand Hiller came to pay his respects to the great composer. In those days, it was customary to snip a lock of hair as a keepsake, and this Hiller did a day after Beethoven's death. By
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The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalogue of Their Virtues by Susan Griffin
The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalogue of Their Virtues

From Pulitzer-Prize-nominated author Susan Griffin comes an unprecedented, provocative look at the dazzling world of the West's first independent women, whose lively liaisons brought them unspoken influence, wealth, and freedom.

While they charmed some

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History of the Present: Essays, Sketches, and Dispatches from Europe in the 1990s by Timothy Garton Ash
History of the Present: Essays, Sketches, and Dispatches from Europe in the 1990s

The 1990s. An extraordinary decade in Europe. At its beginning, the old order collapsed along with the Berlin Wall. Everything seemed possible. Everyone hailed a brave new Europe. But no one knew what this new Europe would look like. Now we know. Most
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A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies by James Bamford
A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies

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