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Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire by Alex Abella
Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire

Born in the wake of World War II, RAND quickly became the creator of America's anti-Soviet nuclear strategy. A magnet for the best and the brightest, its ranks included Cold War luminaries such as Albert Wohlstetter, Bernard Brodie, and Herman Kahn, who
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The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II by Judith M. Heimann
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II

November 1944: Their B-24 bomber shot down on what should have been an easy mission off the Borneo coast, a scattered crew of Army airmen cut themselves loose from their parachutes—only to be met by loincloth-wearing natives silently materializing
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day by Stephan Talty
Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day

The little known World War II espionage story of Spaniard Juan Pujol, who convinced Hitler's Abwehr that he had a ring of spies in Britain, only to pull off one of the greatest feats of any double agent: he fooled Hitler and disguised D-Day.

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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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To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 by Adam Hochschild
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings WWI to life as never before, focusing on the long-ignored moral drama of its critics, alongside its generals and heroes. A brilliant new history of the

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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic by David Howard
Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic

A thrilling blend of history and detective story, LOST RIGHTS takes us inside the world of historical documents—a world of obsessives, con men, archivists, and thieves—through the incredible story of an original copy of the Bill of Rights,
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Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi

The first complete narrative of the pursuit and capture of Adolf Eichmann, based on groundbreaking new information and interviews and featuring rare, neverpublished Mossad surveillance photographs When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the
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One Man Great Enough by John C. Waugh
One Man Great Enough

The award-winning historian John C.Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the CivilWar. From Lincoln's first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his more contemplative moments,Waugh
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Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin by Neal Bascomb
Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin

In 1905 more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied against their officers aboard the battleship Potemkin, one of the most powerful battleships in the world. Led by the charismatic firebrand Matyushenko, they risked their lives to take control of
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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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Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E by Brett Green
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E

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Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109F and early G series by Brett Green
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109F and early G series

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The Everything World War II Book by David White
The Everything World War II Book

From Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939 to the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition, provides you with detailed information about the war that left no nation untouched. Read about the Nazi
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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 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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Modelling the Jagdpanzer 38(t) 'Hetzer' by Gary Edmundson
Modelling the Jagdpanzer 38(t) 'Hetzer'

In the second half of World War II the German Army faced numerically superior armoured forces on the Eastern and Western Fronts. In order to counter this threat, tank destroyer production was increased. One of these tank destroyers was the Jagdpanzer 38
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Modelling the Sturmgeschütz III by Gary Edmundson
Modelling the Sturmgeschütz III

The concept of the Sturmgeschutz III started well before the war when the German army announced the need for a self-propelled 75mm gun to be used for infantry support. By 1938, several '0-Serie' prototype vehicles were produced on earlier style Panzer
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Lützen & Bautzen 1813 by Peter Hofschröer
Lützen & Bautzen 1813

Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812 during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Napoleon found himself facing a new coalition of his old enemies. With incredible speed he raised an army of 200,000 men and marched to join the remnants of the old
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Peter Hofschröer8 Mar 2012$15.95

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Metz 1944 by Steven Zaloga
Metz 1944

General George Patton's most controversial campaign was the series of battles in autumn 1944 along the German frontier which centered on the fortified city of Metz. It took nearly four months, from September to December 1944, for Patton's Third Army to
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Leipzig 1813 by Peter Hofschröer
Leipzig 1813

The battle of Leipzig was, in terms of the number of combatants involved, the largest engagement of the entire Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). It was the only battle of the wars in which all Allied armies (including even the Swedes) fielded troops against
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Peter Hofschröer8 Mar 2012$15.95

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The Philippines 1941-42 by Clayton Chun
The Philippines 1941-42

The Philippine Islands were one of two major US bases in the Pacific, the other being Pearl Harbor. The Japanese considered the capture of the Philippines crucial for its efforts to control resource-laden Southeast Asia. As opposed to its attack on Pearl
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B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar by Edward Young
B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar

During the late 1930s an armament race developed between bombers and the fighters that were bent on stopping them. The development of multi-engined, multi-gun, all-metal bombers forced a corresponding increase in fighter armament which, in turn, led to
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Edward Young29 Mar 2012$15.95

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The Browning Automatic Rifle by Robert Hodges
The Browning Automatic Rifle

For nearly fifty years the hard-hitting, mobile Browning Automatic Rifle, or BAR, served in US infantry units as a light squad automatic "base of fire" weapon, providing quick bursts of concentrated fire. It was developed in response to the central dilemma
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Robert Hodges29 Mar 2012$15.95

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Modelling the US Army M4 (75mm) Sherman Medium Tank by Steven Zaloga
Modelling the US Army M4 (75mm) Sherman Medium Tank

The Sherman tank was the principal US and Allied tank of World War II with more Shermans manufactured than all German tanks combined. Not only were large numbers manufactured, but there was a very wide range of variants powered by different types of engines,
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Modelling the US Army M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank by Steven Zaloga
Modelling the US Army M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank

The Sherman tank was the principal US and Allied tank of World War II - more Shermans were built than all German tanks combined. Not only were large numbers of Shermans manufactured, but a large number of variants emerged, powered by different types of
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Modelling the M3/M5 Stuart Light Tank by Steven Zaloga
Modelling the M3/M5 Stuart Light Tank

The M3 and M5 Stuart were the most significant light tanks of the US Army, as well as many other allied armies, during World War II. They have proved to be popular modelling subjects ever since, largely due to the large number of kits available in many
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Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt by Brett Green
Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt

The P-47 Thunderbolt, affectionately nicknamed the 'Jug', was one of the most famous fighter aircraft of World War II. Used as both a high-altitude escort fighter and a low-level fighter-bomber, it quickly gained a reputation for being tough and resilient.
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Modelling the Messerschmitt Me 262 by Robert Oehler
Modelling the Messerschmitt Me 262

Developed from a 1938 design by Messerschmitt the Me 262 Schwalbe (Swallow) was the world's first operational turbojet aircraft. First seeing combat in July 1944, it proved to be particularly effective against the large Allied bomber formations that were
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Modelling the P-40 by Brett Green
Modelling the P-40

The P-40 was a dependable warhorse that provided valuable service throughout World War II. The earliest operational variants were used to great effect by the famous 'Flying Tigers' in China, and the P-40 went on to serve in almost every theatre of the
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Modelling Scale Aircraft by Brett Green
Modelling Scale Aircraft

Brett Green, one of the hobby's leading names, provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the basic techniques and materials needed to build scale aircraft, from first opening the kit box to displaying the finished model - all in one clear and easy-to-follow
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Modelling the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G by Geoff Coughlin
Modelling the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 is regarded as one of the best fighters of World War II. Designed by Kurt Tank, it first saw combat in the summer of 1941 and went on to be produced in several variants. It remains a hugely popular subject for aviation scale-modellers.
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Insurgent Iraq by Loretta Napoleoni
Insurgent Iraq

An unparalleled look into the Iraqi insurgency and the multitude of forces that continue to shape it, Insurgent Iraq: Al-Zarqawi and the New Generation presents a chilling account of the regrouping of terror networks, and the development of an Iraqi resistance
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Loretta Napoleoni4 Apr 2012$15.95

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The Ether Zone by Morris Ray
The Ether Zone

Project Delta and its clandestine special reconnaissance operations proved to be one of the most successful Special Operation units of the Vietnam War, yet few Americans have ever heard of them, or know that this unit's operational model was precursor
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To Marry an English Lord by Gail MacColl & Carol Wallace
To Marry an English Lord

From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading
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I Refuse to Die by Koigi Wa Wamwere
I Refuse to Die

An extraordinary account of how a laborer's son rose to challenge the power of despots, I Refuse to Die is both the autobiography of one gifted man who rose above the horrors of colonization, and an uncensored history of modern Kenya. The book is infused
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Koigi Wa Wamwere6 Apr 2012$15.95

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Historians in Trouble by Jon Wiener
Historians in Trouble

Historians in Trouble is investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener's "incisive and entertaining" (New Statesman, UK) account of several of the most notorious history scandals of the last few years.

Focusing on a dozen key controversies ranging

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Baghdad Bulletin: Dispatches on the American Occupation by David Enders
Baghdad Bulletin: Dispatches on the American Occupation

David Enders has a stunning independent streak and the courage to trust his own perceptions as he reports from outside the bubble Americans have created for themselves in Iraq. ---Joe Sacco, author of Safe Area Gorazde "Baghdad Bulletin takes us where
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The M1 Garand by Leroy Thompson
The M1 Garand

The M1 Garand gave US infantrymen a marked edge during World War II. It shot faster and further than enemy infantry rifles and hit harder. No less an authority on killing the enemy than General George S. Patton called the Garand, "The greatest battle implement
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M4 Sherman vs Type 97 Chi-Ha by Steven Zaloga
M4 Sherman vs Type 97 Chi-Ha

While the Pacific campaign is not well known as a theater for tank combat, the US Army deployed nearly a third of its tank battalions to the Pacific, and Japan was among the top five tank manufacturers during the war. The obscurity of Pacific tank battles
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DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II by James Miller
DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II

The advent and deployment of the Royal Flying Corps' Airco DH 2 in 1916 effectively eliminated the 'scourge' of aerial dominance enjoyed by the Fokker Eindecker monoplanes. Spearheaded by No 24 Sqn and led by Victoria Cross recipient Lanoe Hawker, the
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The Falklands 1982 by Gregory Barnes
The Falklands 1982

On the night of 1-2 April 1982, the Argentinian Junta led by Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri made its move against the Falkland Islands. On 3 April British Prime Minister Mrs. Margaret Thatcher faced an appalled and furious House of Commons to announce that Argentine
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USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers by Mark Stille
USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers

The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world's first carrier, which was used against the US fleet at Pearl Harbor. The Americans followed suit, initiating huge aircraft carrier development programs. As the Pacific
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Modelling the F/A-18 Hornet by Geoff Coughlin
Modelling the F/A-18 Hornet

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is probably the world's most advanced air superiority fighter/attack aircraft and is often seen thrilling air-show crowds around the world. It is currently in service with the US Navy, the US Marine Corps, the Spanish,
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Modelling the F-4 Phantom II by Geoff Coughlin
Modelling the F-4 Phantom II

The 'Phabulous' Phantom first took to the air on 27 May 1958 and has been in service around the world for many decades. The United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Iran, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Turkey have all
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One Bugle, No Drums by William Hopkins
One Bugle, No Drums

Korea, December 1950. The temperature has plunged to 20-degrees below zero. Cold enough to crack rocket-launcher ammo wide open. But not cold enough to stop a massive Communist assault against U.S. forces. As the 8th Army retreats, the Marines dig in at
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Mirage III vs MiG-21 by Shlomo Aloni
Mirage III vs MiG-21

Although the opposing forces of the Six Day War were both flying comparable third-generation Mach 2 jet fighters, the pilots were trained to different standards, and were expected to utilize different tactics. Using the latest research, first-hand accounts,
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Shlomo Aloni30 May 2012$15.95

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Osaka 1615 by Stephen Turnbull
Osaka 1615

In 1614-15 Osaka Castle was Japan's greatest fortification, measuring approximately 2 miles in length with walls 100 feet high. It was guarded by 100,000 samurai, determined to defend the last of the once-powerful Toyotomi clan. The castle was seemingly
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Midway 1942 by Mark Stille
Midway 1942

In 1993 Osprey Publishing released the 30th volume in its now legendary Campaign series, entitled, Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific. Now, 17 years later, Osprey brings readers up-to-date with the latest scholarship on this important Pacific

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The Coral Sea 1942 by Mark Stille
The Coral Sea 1942

Osprey's study of the Battle of the Coral Sea of World War II (1939-1945), which is unique in the annals of naval history. It is the first battle in which enemy fleets never came within sight of one another. Instead, aircraft launched from carrier decks
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Modelling the Churchill Tank by Mark Bannerman
Modelling the Churchill Tank

The Churchill saw much action in World War II, from the 1942 raid on Dieppe, through the heat of the battles in North Africa, to the bitter fighting in Normandy 1944 and into the Reich in 1945. Despite criticism that it was slow and outmoded in terms of
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Modelling the Matilda Infantry Tank by Mark Bannerman
Modelling the Matilda Infantry Tank

The Matilda tank saw action in almost all theatres of World War II, from Europe to the Pacific. Born in the interwar years, and developed with numerous modifications following combat testing, the Matilda is perhaps most famous for its role in the desert
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The Bazooka by Gordon Rottman
The Bazooka

The bazooka was the popular name given to the innovative US rocket-propelled, man-portable antitank weapon that saw widespread service with US and other forces from 1942 to the early 1980s and was described by Eisenhower as one of the four "Tools of Victory"
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Demyansk 1942-43 by Robert Forczyk
Demyansk 1942-43

The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during the Second World War, stretching from February 1942 to February 1943. Originally, the German 16. Armee occupied Demyansk in the fall of 1941
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Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life by David Treuer
Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life

Celebrated novelist David Treuer has gained a reputation for writing fiction that expands the horizons of Native American literature. In Rez Life, his first full-length work of nonfiction, Treuer brings a novelist's storytelling skill and an eye for
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War in Japan 1467-1615 by Stephen Turnbull
War in Japan 1467-1615

In 1467 the Onin War ushered in a period of unrivalled conflict and rivalry in Japan that came to be called the Age of Warring States or Sengoku Jidai. In this book Stephen Turnbull offers a masterly exposition of the Sengoku Jidai, detailing the factors
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The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750 by David Nicolle
The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750

Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history. In this book, David Nicolle, a former member of the BBC's Arabic service, examines the extensive Islamic conquests between
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The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61 by Frederick Schneid
The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61

The culmination of decades of nationalist aspiration and cynical Realpolitik, the Second War of Italian Unification saw Italy transformed from a patchwork of minor states dominated by the Habsburg Austrians into a unified kingdom under the Piedmontese
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Confirmed Kill: Heroic Sniper Stories from the Jungles of Vietnam to the Mountains of Afghanistan by Nigel Cawthorne
Confirmed Kill: Heroic Sniper Stories from the Jungles of Vietnam to the Mountains of Afghanistan

HIGHLY TRAINED MARKSMEN WITH ONE GOAL — A PERFECT SHOT, A CONFIRMED KILL

Elite snipers — with their deadly aim, iron nerves, killer instincts and unwavering courage — play a more critical role in modern military missions than ever before.

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Japanese Portraits: Pictures of Different People by Donald Richie
Japanese Portraits: Pictures of Different People

The private collections of longtime Japan resident Donald Richie capture the personalities of certain Japanese people—some famous, some unknown—with insight and humor. Richie, who considers himself a foreigner despite living in Japan for over
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D-Day 1944 (2) by Steven Zaloga
D-Day 1944 (2)

The second title in Osprey's survey of the D-Day landings of World War II (1939-1945). On their western flank, the Allied landings on D-Day combined a parachute drop by the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions with an amphibious assault on "Utah" Beach by
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D-Day 1944 (1) by Steven Zaloga
D-Day 1944 (1)

The first title in Osprey's survey of the D-Day landings of World War II (1939-1945). The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 were the largest amphibious military operation ever mounted. The greatest armada the world had ever seen was assembled to transport
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Modelling the Tiger Tank in 1/72 scale by Alex Clark
Modelling the Tiger Tank in 1/72 scale

The Tiger tank is probably the most famous tank of World War II. Both the Tiger I and its successor, the Tiger II, were used as bases for other German vehicles. This book covers a wide range of vehicles based on the chassis of the Tiger I and II tanks
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Modelling the Panzer IV in 1/72 scale by Alex Clark
Modelling the Panzer IV in 1/72 scale

Although not as glamorous as vehicles such as the Panther and Tiger, the Panzer IV formed an extremely important part of the German armoured forces during World War II. This title provides detailed 1/72-scale build articles on a Panzer IV Ausf. H in winter
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Modelling the De Havilland Mosquito by Roy Sutherland
Modelling the De Havilland Mosquito

First entering service in 1941 the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was one of the best twin-engined aircraft of its size to see action in World War II. The addition of radar turned the Mosquito into the RAF's premier night fighter, and it achieved great
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Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis by Mark Lardas
Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis

The clash between the American Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis during the American Revolutionary War is perhaps the most famous single-ship duel in history. This epic battle between two very similar ships - and crews - off the coast of Britain
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Pennsylvania by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Pennsylvania

Take a ride on the Reading Railroad! (Either pronunciation of “Reading" works here.) Yes, the Keystone State is rich in history, beauty, and the world's most delicious cheesesteak (Whiz wit!). Follow Uncle John on a whirlwind tour of Pennsylvania
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The Webley Service Revolver by Robert Maze
The Webley Service Revolver

The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced and has a claim to be the first 'tactical fighting pistol'. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and
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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2 by Yuriy Rybin
Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister
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P-47 Thunderbolt Units of the Twelfth Air Force by Jonathan Bernstein
P-47 Thunderbolt Units of the Twelfth Air Force

The P-47 Thunderbolt, originally designed as a high-altitude interceptor, became the principle US fighter-bomber of World War 2. First adapted to the ground attack role by units of the Twelfth Air Force in early 1944, the strength and durability of the
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Jonathan Bernstein1 Aug 2012$15.95

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The Six Day War 1967: Sinai by Simon Dunstan
The Six Day War 1967: Sinai

In May 1967, Egypt expelled the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the Sinai desert and deployed its army along its border with Israel, its moves coordinated with those of Jordan and Syria. By June, Israel realized that the international community
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Simon Dunstan1 Aug 2012$15.95

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Iwo Jima 1945 by Derrick Wright
Iwo Jima 1945

One of the decisive battles of World War II (1939-1945) in the Pacific, Iwo Jima was described by Lieutenant-General Holland Smith, Commander Fleet Marine Forces Pacific, as "The most savage and most costly battle in the history of the Marine Corps" -
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Derrick Wright1 Aug 2012$15.95

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Modelling the Marder Self-Propelled Gun by Samuel Dwyer
Modelling the Marder Self-Propelled Gun

The term Marder (meaning weasel) was the name given to this family of open-topped tank destroyers. Combining high mobility and heavy firepower, they saw significant combat action in several theatres, This book provides a detailed guide to modelling the
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Nagashino 1575 by Stephen Turnbull
Nagashino 1575

Osprey's examination of the campaign at Nagashino in 1575. When Portuguese traders took advantage of the constant violence in Japan to sell the Japanese their first firearms, one of the quickest to take advantage of this new technology was the powerful
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The First Battle of the Marne 1914 by Ian Sumner
The First Battle of the Marne 1914

Osprey's study of the Battle of the Marne, which was one of the decisive encounters of World War I (1914-1918), saving France from a catastrophic defeat that would almost certainly have knocked her out of the war. Germany's failure to defeat the French
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Badajoz 1812 by Ian Fletcher
Badajoz 1812

The storming of Badajoz was an epic action which involved Wellington's infantry in some of the most savage hand-to-hand fighting of the whole Peninsular War (1812). At appalling cost in a nightmare assault during the night of the 6 April 1812, Wellington's
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Vittoria 1813 by Ian Fletcher
Vittoria 1813

Osprey's Campaign title for the Battle of Vittoria during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Despite Wellington's success against Marmont's army at Salamanca in July, the year of 1812 ended in bitter disappointment for the British. However, a year later
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Salamanca 1812 by Ian Fletcher
Salamanca 1812

Osprey's study of Salamanca (1812), the most decisive battle of the entire Peninsular War (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French Army and his pursuit of its shattered remnants led to the famous cavalry charge of the King's German Legion at Garcia
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Modelling the F4F Wildcat by Mark Glidden
Modelling the F4F Wildcat

The F4F Wildcat was an aircraft of the type of which legends are made of. Approaching obsolescence when it first entered combat, it managed to hold up against seemingly impossible odds. Without the handling performance that made the Japanese Zero so famous,
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Modelling the Mitsubishi A6M Zero by Brian Criner
Modelling the Mitsubishi A6M Zero

The A6M Rei Shiki Sento Ki (meaning Type Zero fighter) was the result of an order by the Imperial Japanese Navy for a low-wing monoplane with superior speed, range, climbing powers, and manoeuvrability. It famously served as a fighter escort during the
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Tarawa 1943 by Derrick Wright
Tarawa 1943

Osprey's study of the conflict between Japan and the United States during World War II (1939-1945). The island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll was defended by the elite troops of the Special Naval Landing Force, whose commander, Admiral Shibasaki, boasted
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Derrick Wright15 Aug 2012$15.95

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Operation Nordwind 1945 by Steven Zaloga
Operation Nordwind 1945

Operation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II (1939-1945), yet one of the more intriguing. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last great operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions
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Steven Zaloga15 Aug 2012$15.95

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Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light by Jane Brox
Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light

Brilliant, reminiscent of Lewis Hyde's The Gift in its reach and of Timothy Egan's The Worst Hard Time in its haunting evocation of human lives, offers a sweeping view of a surprisingly revealing aspect of human history—from the stone lamps
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The Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend by Jeff Leen
The Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend

The Queen of the Ring is the story of Mildred Burke, the longest reigning champion of female wrestling. In this in-depth account, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jeff Leen pulls back the curtain on a forgotten era when a petite midwesterner used
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A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West by Ian Johnson
A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West

In the wake of the news that the 9/11 hijackers had lived in Europe, journalist Ian Johnson wondered how such a radical group could sink roots into Western soil. Most accounts reached back twenty years, to U.S. support of Islamist fighters in Afghanistan.

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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden's brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred
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Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War by James M. Schmidt
Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War

From du Pont's gunpowder and Borden's condensed milk to Procter & Gamble's soap and Brooks Brothers' uniforms, this history investigates how today's familiar brand names served a vital role for the Union during the Civil War. Rarely told stories from

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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

A dramatic account of the worst forest fire in American history by the author of the best-selling and National Book Award-winning THE WORST HARD TIME.
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The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519 by Christopher Hibbert
The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519

The first major biography of the Borgias in thirty years, Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in—the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance—to life. The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption,
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Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia by Joe Studwell
Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Hong Kong and Southeast Asia are home to five hundred million people, yet their economies are dominated by only fifty families whose interests range from banking to real estate, shipping to sugar, gambling to lumber. At their peak, eight of the world's
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Web of Conspiracy: A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet by James F. F. Broderick & Darren W. W. Miller
Web of Conspiracy: A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet

From 9/11 and Roswell to Princess Di and the grassy knoll, this survey explores 18 of the world's most intriguing conspiracy theories. The facts surrounding each theory are examined in detail, exploring the background of those who presented them as well

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The Life and Times of Mexico by Earl Shorris
The Life and Times of Mexico

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2004. "A work of scope and profound insight into the divided soul of Mexico."--History Today

The Life and Times of Mexico is a grand narrative driven by 3,000 years of history: the Indian world, the Spanish
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Château Thierry & Belleau Wood 1918 by David Bonk
Château Thierry & Belleau Wood 1918

In May and June 1918 the newly arrived American Expeditionary Force fought two actions that helped defeat the last German offensive of World War I. At Château Thierry a combined French and American force stopped the Germans from crossing the Marne River.
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Auldearn 1645 by Stuart Reid
Auldearn 1645

In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his army of Irish mercenaries
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Vicksburg 1863 by Alan Hankinson
Vicksburg 1863

The 1863 Vicksburg campaign was to prove decisive to the outcome of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Known as the 'Gibraltar of the West', Vicksburg was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. In a masterly campaign Grant used riverboats
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Bannockburn 1314 by Peter Armstrong
Bannockburn 1314

Osprey's study of the Battle of Bannockburn, which was part of the First War of Scottish Independence (1296-1328) and the climax of the career of King Robert the Bruce. In 1307 King Edward I of England, 'The Hammer of the Scots' and nemesis of William
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Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297-98 by Peter Armstrong
Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297-98

Osprey's study of William Wallace's rebellion in the First War of the Wars of Scottish Independence (1296-1357). The death of the last of the Scottish royal house of Canmore in 1290 triggered a succession crisis. Attempts to undermine Scottish independence
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The Doolittle Raid 1942 by Clayton Chun
The Doolittle Raid 1942

Osprey's study of the United States' first offensive response to the Pearl Harbor attacks of World War II (1939-1945). In early 1942, the strategic situation was bleak for the United States. She had been in continual retreat since Pearl Harbor, surrendering
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1) by Robert Kirchubel
Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1)

Osprey's first title that examines the events of Operation Barbarossa -- Germany's surprise assault on the Soviet Union in June 1941, aimed at nothing less than the complete destruction of Communist Russia. This book focuses on Field Marshal von Rundstedt
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2) by Robert Kirchubel
Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2)

Osprey's second title examining the events of Operation Barbarossa. Of the German Army Groups that attacked Soviet Russia, Von Leeb's Army Group North, tasked with seizing the Baltic States and Leningrad, was the smallest and weakest. General Kuznetzov's
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Tet Offensive 1968 by James Arnold
Tet Offensive 1968

Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, which was the decisive battle for Vietnam (1955-1975). Masterminded by the brilliant North Vietnamese General, Vo Nguyen Giap, it was intended to trigger a general uprising in South Vietnam. However, the bloody
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Chickamauga 1863 by James Arnold
Chickamauga 1863

Osprey's examination of the battle at Chickamagua, one of the decisive campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865). By the Autumn of 1863 the Confederacy was in dire straits. In a colossal gamble, Confederate President Jefferson Davis stripped forces
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Republic F-105 Thunderchief by Peter Davies
Republic F-105 Thunderchief

The Republic F-105 was the fastest and most successful Cold War strike fighter. Designed to deliver nuclear weapons at low altitude and then fight its way back to base it was the primary weapon in the USAF's world-wide tactical strike arsenal in the early
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Peter Davies7 Sep 2012$15.95

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Borodino 1812 by Philip Haythornthwaite
Borodino 1812

The battle of Borodino was one of the greatest encounters in European history, and one of the largest and most sanguinary in the Napoleonic Wars. Following the breakdown of relations between Russia and France, Napoleon assembled a vast Grande Armée drawn
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Santa Cruz 1942 by Mark Stille
Santa Cruz 1942

Santa Cruz is the forgotten carrier battle of 1942. Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942.
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Mark Stille7 Sep 2012$15.95

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New York 1776 by David Smith
New York 1776

Osprey's examination of the COntinentals' first battle of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). General Sir William Howe's NewYork campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to
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First Ypres 1914 by David Lomas
First Ypres 1914

Osprey's overview of the First Battle of Ypres of World War I (1914-1918). In the autumn of 1914 the original British Expeditionary Force faced a heavily reinforced German drive. Field Marshal Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief, had sent his
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Mons 1914 by David Lomas
Mons 1914

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Mons of World War I (1914-1918). When the First World War broke out in August 1914 the Imperial German Army mistakenly assumed that the BEF – 'that contemptible little army' – would be easily defeated.
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Allison-Engined P-51 Mustang by Martyn Chorlton
Allison-Engined P-51 Mustang

Not enough credit is given to Allison-engined variants of one of the world's most famous fighters. We now associate the name "Mustang" with the pretty bubble-canopied fighters which now grace our skies as war birds at Airshows around the world today. There
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Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader in North Africa and the Mediterranean by John Weal
Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader in North Africa and the Mediterranean

This volume follows the Luftwaffe's twin-engined Wunderbomber southwards to describe its deployment in North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater during World War II (1939-1945), from the Straits of Gibraltar in the west, via the beleaguered island of
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The Year of Dreaming Dangerously by Slavoj Zizek
The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

The renowned philosopher finds a utopian future in worldwide protests.

Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets

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Okinawa 1945 by Gordon Rottman
Okinawa 1945

By the spring of 1945 the Allies were sweeping all before them in the Pacific War against Japan, and a series of victories had reclaimed many of the islands and territories seized by the Imperial Japanese forces in the early months of the war. The dark
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Khe Sanh 1967-68 by Gordon Rottman
Khe Sanh 1967-68

Khe Sanh was a small village in northwest South Vietnam that sat astride key North Vietnamese infiltration routes. In September 1966 of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), a Marine battalion deployed into the area. Action gradually increased as the NVA attempted
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In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan by Seth G. Jones
In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan

"How we got to where we are in Afghanistan."-Matthew Kaminski, Wall Street Journal
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Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen by Philip Dray
Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen

In this grand and compelling new history of Reconstruction, Philip Dray shines a light on a little known group of men: the nation's first black members of Congress. Neglected by most historians, these individuals—some of whom were former slaves—played
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In the American Grain by William Carlos Williams
In the American Grain

A new edition of William Carlos Williams' loving and groundbreaking book about American history, with a new introduction by Rick Moody.

Although admired by D. H. Lawrence, this modern classic went generally unnoticed during the years after its publication
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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
The Tin Drum

One of the greatest modern novels, THE TIN DRUM is the story of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath, who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Matzerath provides a profound yet hilarious
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Soviet Lend-Lease Fighter Aces of World War 2 by George Mellinger
Soviet Lend-Lease Fighter Aces of World War 2

By the end of 1941 the Soviet Union was near collapse and its air force almost annihilated, leaving large numbers of surviving pilots with no aircraft to fly. At this juncture the United Kingdom put aside its prewar animosities toward the Communists and
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Yakovlev Aces of World War 2 by George Mellinger
Yakovlev Aces of World War 2

The Yak-1 entered Soviet service in 1941, one of three modern types of aircraft accepted for production just prior to the German invasion of the USSR. Despite initial shortcomings, it soon proved to be the thoroughbred of the Soviet Airforce. Indeed, it
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LaGG & Lavochkin Aces of World War 2 by George Mellinger
LaGG & Lavochkin Aces of World War 2

This book examines the LaGG family of fighters, that were amongst the first modern piston-engined interceptors made available to the Red Air Forces in early 1941and proved far better fighters than their radial-engined predecessors. Despite technical maladies
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B-25 Mitchell Units of the MTO by Steve Pace
B-25 Mitchell Units of the MTO

Osprey's study of the role played by the B-25 Mitchell bombers in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations during World War II (1939-1945). From November 1942 through to May 1945, the backbone of the USAAF's medium bomber force was provided by the clutch
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P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI

This book details the colourful experiences of the elite pilots of the AAF's Tenth and Fourteenth Air Forces in the 'forgotten' China-Burma-India theatre during WW2. Inheriting the legacy of the American Volunteer Group (AVG), units such as the 23rd FG
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Ki-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2 by Hiroshi Ichimura
Ki-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2

Dubbed the 'Oscar' by the Allies, the Ki-43 Hayabusa was the most prolific Japanese fighter of World War II. Produced in great numbers, it initially proved superior to most US and British fighter types, due to its excellent maneuverability. The light weight
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RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat by Robert Powell
RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat

Developed from the A-5 nuclear bomber and used in a reconnaissance role, the RA-5C Vigilante was the largest and fastest aeroplane ever to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. During the Vietnam War (1955-1975) it sustained the highest loss ratio
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Finnish Aces of World War 2 by Kari Stenman
Finnish Aces of World War 2

Always outnumbered by their Soviet counterparts, the small band of Finnish fighter pilots who defended their Scandinavian homeland from the 'communist hordes' in three separate wars between 1939 and 1945 amassed scores only bettered by the Luftwaffe's
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Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45 by Henry Sakaida
Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45

The outcome of the Pacific War was heavily influenced by the results of naval battles between the Imperial Japanese fleet and the US Navy. One of the key elements was Japan's large fighter component, which had gained experience over Manchuria, China and
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Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45 by Henry Sakaida
Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45

Little has been published in English on the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF), let alone its most successful fighter pilots - no less than 150 of them achieved ace status during eight years of near-constant war, and they are all listed in this volume. From
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US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War by Peter Mersky
US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's examination of A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Arriving on station with the USS Ranger (CVA-61) in early December 1967, the first Corsair II squadron became operational immediatedly and sustained its first combat loss three
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The Russian Civil War 1918-22 by David Bullock
The Russian Civil War 1918-22

The Russian Civil War was the most important event of its kind in the 20th century. It changed the lives of over half a billion people and dramatically shaped the political, human and economic geography of Europe, the Far East and Central Asia. Over a
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More Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front by John Weal
More Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

The four-year long Eastern Front campaign fought between Germany and the Soviet Union produced not only the greatest number of aces, but also the highest individual and unit scores ever recorded in the history of aerial warfare. An ideal complement to
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Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front by John Weal
Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front

Completing Osprey's triliogy on the Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader this new volume focuses on activities on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945). Comprising the main punch of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm during the initial invasion of the Soviet Union,
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Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front by John Weal
Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front

This final volume of the Osprey trilogy on the infamous Luftwaffe dive-bomber charts its fortunes in the toughest theater of all: the Eastern Front. The fearsome reputation that the Stuka had enjoyed in the opening months of World War II (1939-1945) was
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Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Western Front by John Weal
Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Western Front

Undoubtedly the most versatile German aircraft of World War II (1939-1945), the Junkers Ju 88 served as a fighter, bomber and patrol aircraft on every front on which the Luftwaffe fought. Blooded in action during the Blitzkrieg, the Ju 88 soon proved to
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Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front by John Weal
Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

The highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict were the Luftwaffe pilots involved in the bloody combats on the Russian Front. The most common fighter used by these pilots was the Bf 109, which was involved in the action from Operation Barbarossa in June
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Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2 by John Weal
Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2

This volume is the first of its type to be devoted exclusively to the Zerstöouml;rer day fighter aces, spanning the war years from Poland to the defence of the Reich. Although Messerschmitt's single-engined Bf 109 has received most of the plaudits for
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Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41 by John Weal
Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41

The period covered in this volume was considered to be the 'glory years' for the Jagdwaffe - fresh from the experience gained in the Spanish Civil War - and for the Bf 109 in particular. Many famous pilots scored their first kills in the classic dogfights
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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Western Front by John Weal
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Western Front

The Fw 190 was the scourge of Fighter Command from the moment it appeared on the Western Front at Abbeville in August 1941 with II./JG 26. A nimble, speedy and well-armed adversary, the 'Butcher Bird' quickly proved superior to all Allied fighters of the
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Sherman's March to the Sea 18640 by David Smith
Sherman's March to the Sea 18640

Riding on the wave of his victory at Atlanta, Union General W. T. Sherman abandoned his supply lines in an attempt to push his forces into Confederate territory and take Savannah. During their 285-mile 'March to the Sea' the army lived off the land and
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Waterloo 1815 by Geoff Wootten
Waterloo 1815

Osprey's study of the most famous battle of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Waterloo holds a special place among the great battles of history. The climax of more than twenty years of war, it was indeed a close-run affair, matching two of the world's greatest
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Balaclava 1854 by John Sweetman
Balaclava 1854

Osprey's examination of one of the most important battles of the Crimean War (1853-1856). The port of Balaclava was crucial in maintaining the supply lines for the Allied siege of Sevastapol. The Russian attack in October 1854 therefore posed a major threat
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Fredericksburg 1862 by Carl Smith
Fredericksburg 1862

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Fredericksburg of the American Civil War (1861-1865). In December 1862, things were still confused for the Union. Antietam had been a failure for both sides, and although the battle showed that the Union army could
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Chancellorsville 1863 by Carl Smith
Chancellorsville 1863

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Chancellorsville (1863) of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Following the debacle of the battle of Fredricksburg in December 1862, Burnside was replaced as commander of the Army of the Potomac by General Joseph
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Gettysburg 1863 by Carl Smith
Gettysburg 1863

Osprey's study of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863), one of the decisive battles of the American Civil War (1861-1865). The Confederate invasion of the Northern states was General Lee's last great gamble. By taking the war to the Union he hoped to force
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Pearl Harbor 1941 by Carl Smith
Pearl Harbor 1941

December 7, 1941 was one of the single most decisive days of World War II (1939-1945) - the day that brought the USA into the fight. Six Japanese aircraft carriers disgorged their full complements in two waves on the superior US Pacific Fleet as it lay
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MG 34 and MG 42 Machine Guns by Chris McNab
MG 34 and MG 42 Machine Guns

With the MG 34, the German Wehrmacht introduced an entirely new concept in automatic firepower - the general-purpose machine gun (GPMG). In itself the MG 34 was an excellent weapon: an air-cooled, recoil-operated machine gun that could run through belts
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Panzerjäger vs KV-1 by Robert Forczyk
Panzerjäger vs KV-1

The German Army developed the 37-mm Pak 36 in 1936 to provide the primary weapon for its panzerjagers, who were responsible for anti-tank defense in infantry divisions. Realizing that the new Wehrmacht offensive doctrines intended to fully exploit the
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Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb by Donald Nijboer
Meteor I vs V1 Flying Bomb

The V1 attack on London began on the night of 13/14 June 1944 from bases in Normandy. On 29 March 1945 the last one to fall on Britain was shot down by gunners in Suffolk. A total of 10,500 missiles were launched, of which 3957 were destroyed by the defences
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The Mareth Line 1943 by Ken Ford
The Mareth Line 1943

The battle of El Alamein saw the shattering of Germany's hopes for victory in North Africa. From this point on the end was inevitable, as Rommel's forces began the long retreat that was to end in Tunisia in May 1943 when, hemmed in by British and American
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Coronel and Falklands 1914 by Michael McNally
Coronel and Falklands 1914

Upon the outbreak of war in August 1914, the British Royal Navy was deployed globally, whilst aside from a small number of local vessels, the Imperial German Navy was concentrated in two areas - Home Waters (i.e. the North Sea and the Baltic) and Tsingtao
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Sopwith Camel by Jon Guttman
Sopwith Camel

A British icon of World War I aerial combat, just as the Supermarine Spitfire is for World War II, the Sopwith Camel might more aptly be compared to the equally iconic (if one is Japanese) Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero. A superb dogfighter in the hands of pilots
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The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British by Sarah Lyall
The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British

"Should be handed out . . . in the immigration line at Heathrow." -Malcolm Gladwell
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Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive that Changed the World by Jack Kelly
Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive that Changed the World

"When Chinese alchemists fashioned the first manmade explosion sometime during the tenth century, no one could have foreseen its full revolutionary potential. Invented to frighten evil spirits rather t"
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Hitler's Raid to Save Mussolini: The Most Infamous Commando Operation of World War II by Greg Annussek
Hitler's Raid to Save Mussolini: The Most Infamous Commando Operation of World War II

A lively and action-packed account of one of the boldest and most notorious commando missions of the Second World War (WWII History)
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The Essence Of War: Leadership And Strategy From The Chinese Military Classics by Ralph D. Sawyer
The Essence Of War: Leadership And Strategy From The Chinese Military Classics

Ralph D. Sawyer, noted scholar of Chinese warfare, provides a comprehensive introduction to the essential views, concepts, and tactical principles of military strategy through this translation of classic texts from ancient China
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Ohio by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Ohio

We've assembled a crackpot team of Ohio investigators to comb the countryside, explore the cities, and uncover the history, trivia, and fun facts that make the Buckeye State such a unique and special place. Read about . . .

- Ohio firsts
- John Glenn,

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Trail Of Feathers: Searching for Philip True by Robert Rivard
Trail Of Feathers: Searching for Philip True

When a reporter disappears in Huichol Indian territory in Mexico's forbidding Sierra Madre, newspaper editor Robert Rivard goes on his own long journey to discover what happened to him — and why.
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Denver Inside and Out by B. Erin Cole & Marcia Tremmel Goldstein & Rebecca A. Hunt
Denver Inside and Out

Denver turned 150 just a few years ago--not too shabby for a city so down on its luck in 1868 that Cheyenne boosters deemed it "too dead to bury." Still, most of the city's history is a recent memory: Denver's entire story spans just two human lifetimes.
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The Trail of Gold and Silver by Duane A. Smith
The Trail of Gold and Silver

In The Trail of Gold and Silver, historian Duane A. Smith details Colorado's mining saga - a story that stretches from the beginning of the gold and silver mining rush in the mid-nineteenth century into the twenty-first century. Gold and silver mining
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The Boys of Winter by Charles J. Sanders
The Boys of Winter

The Boys of Winter tells the true story of three young American ski champions and their brutal, heroic, and fateful transformation from athletes to infantrymen with the 10th Mountain Division. Charles J. Sanders's fast-paced narrative draws on dozens of
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The Fields Of Athenry: A Journey Through Ireland by James Charles Roy
The Fields Of Athenry: A Journey Through Ireland

The story of Ireland, past and present, as told through the lens of the author's personal experience renovating a run-down castle in County Galway
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Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco by David L. Phillips
Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco

A stunning and revealing look at our recent past--with a candid take on how we can prevent this sort of tragedy from happening again.
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The Assassins by Bernard Lewis
The Assassins

No one writes about Muslim history with greater authority, or intelligence, or literary charm than Professor Bernard Lewis.--Sunday Times (London)
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U.S. Armed Forces Nuclear, Biological And Chemical Survival Manual by Capt. USN (ret) Lastname Couch & George Captain Galdorisi
U.S. Armed Forces Nuclear, Biological And Chemical Survival Manual

An essential guide to the best and most practical survival information available from the American Armed Forces, edited for civilian use by the same packager who brought us The U.S. Armed Forces Survival Manual that sold over 600,000 copies in the 1
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Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America by Eric Jay Dolin
Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America

"The best history of American whaling to come along in a generation."-Nathaniel Philbrick
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The Back Of Beyond: A Search For The Soul Of Ireland by James Charles Roy
The Back Of Beyond: A Search For The Soul Of Ireland

James Charles Roy leads a group of jaded American tourists on a historical tour of the Emerald Isle they only thought they knew
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Rogue Nation: American Unilateralism And The Failure Of Good Intentions by Clyde V. Prestowitz
Rogue Nation: American Unilateralism And The Failure Of Good Intentions

It would be hard to imagine a better, or more readable, analysis of United States policy over the last fifty years than Clyde Prestowitz's Rogue Nation. -Brian Urquhart, The New York Review of Books
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Legacy of the Sacred Harp by Chloe Webb
Legacy of the Sacred Harp

In Legacy of the Sacred Harp, author Chloe Webb follows the history of this musical form back four hundred years, and in the process uncovers the harrowing legacy of her Dumas family line. Webb set out on a personal quest to reconnect with her ancestors

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Texas, My Texas: Musings of the Rambling Boy by Lonn Taylor
Texas, My Texas: Musings of the Rambling Boy

In this collection of essays about Texas gathered from his West Texas newspaper column, Lonn Taylor traverses the very best of Texas geography, Texas history, and Texas personalities. In a state so famous for its pride, Taylor manages to write a very

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From Birdwomen to Skygirls: American Girls' Aviation Stories by Fred Erisman
From Birdwomen to Skygirls: American Girls' Aviation Stories

Close on the heels of the American public's early enthusiasm over the airplane came aviation stories for the young. From 1910 until the early 1960s, they exalted flight and painted the airplane as the most modern and adventuresome of machines. Most of
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Adversity Is My Angel: The Life and Career of Raul H. Castro by Raul H. Castro & Jack L. August
Adversity Is My Angel: The Life and Career of Raul H. Castro

Adversity is My Angel traces the astounding life of Raul H. Castro, first and only Hispanic governor of Arizona, through his childhood as a Mexican immigrant in a harsh land to his election as governor of the state and presidential appointments as ambassador
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Dinosaur Highway: A History of Dinosaur Valley State Park by Laurie Jasinski
Dinosaur Highway: A History of Dinosaur Valley State Park

Where the Paluxy River now winds through the North Texas Hill Country, the great lizards of prehistory once roamed, leaving their impressive footprints deep in the limy sludge of what would become the earth's Cretaceous layer. It wouldn't be until a summer
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Dancing Naked: Memorable Encounters with Unforgettable Texans by Mary Rogers
Dancing Naked: Memorable Encounters with Unforgettable Texans

Almost every journalist asks the subjects of profiles to tell the truth.

Only Mary Rogers requires them to "dance naked."

To Rogers, an award-winning columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, that term signifies a pact between the writer, the subject

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Dictionary of the American West by Win Blevins
Dictionary of the American West

Did you ever need to spell "dogie" (as in, get-along-little), or need to know what a "sakey" is? This is the book that can tell you how to spell, pronounce, and define over 5,000 terms relative to the American West.

Want to know what a "breachy" cow is?

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A Conspiracy Of Decency: The Rescue Of The Danish Jews During World War II by Emmy E. Werner
A Conspiracy Of Decency: The Rescue Of The Danish Jews During World War II

The dramatic and compelling rescue of the Danish Jews from the hands of the Nazis, told through firsthand accounts and personal stories
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Emmy E. Werner30 Nov 2012$15.95

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Stealth Patrol: The Making Of A Vietnam Ranger by Bill Shanahan & John P. Brackin
Stealth Patrol: The Making Of A Vietnam Ranger

A riveting Vietnam memoir that takes you behind enemy lines with the U.S. Rangers who silently hunt-and sometimes kill-their foe in one dangerous mission after another
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The Best of I.F. Stone by I. F. Stone
The Best of I.F. Stone

For the first time in a generation: The essential writing of I.F. (Izzy) Stone—the brilliant investigative journalist whose work is as fresh and as urgent as the day it was written
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Buried in the Bitter Waters by Elliot Jaspin
Buried in the Bitter Waters

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist exposes the secret history of racial cleansing in America
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A Glorious Disaster: Barry Goldwater's Presidential Campaign and the Origins of the Conservative Movement by J. William Middendorf II II
A Glorious Disaster: Barry Goldwater's Presidential Campaign and the Origins of the Conservative Movement

The insider account that sets the record straight about the election that gave birth to modern conservatism in the United States
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J. William Middendorf II II7 Dec 2012$15.95

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US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War by Ragnar Ragnarsson
US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War

Several books have been written about US naval air patrol operations in World War II (1939-1945), but none do full justice to the role played by patrol squadrons of the US Navy in the longest, most bitterly fought campaign of the war, the Battle of the
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Italian Aces of World War 2 by Giorgio Apostolo
Italian Aces of World War 2

Flying aircraft such as the Macchi 200-202, Fiat G.50 and biplane Fiat CR.42, the Italian fighter pilots were recognised by their Allied counterparts as brave opponents blessed with sound flying abilities, but employing under-gunned and underpowered equipment.
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Giorgio Apostolo1 Jan 2013$15.95

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Basti by Intizar Husain
Basti

An NYRB Classics Original

Basti is a beautifully written reckoning with the tragic history of Pakistan. Basti means settlement, a common place, and Intizar Husain's extraordinary novel begins with a mythic, even mystic, vision of harmony between old

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Maginot Line 1940: Battles on the French Frontier by Marc Romanych
Maginot Line 1940: Battles on the French Frontier

Constructed throughout the 1930s, the Maginot Line was supposed to form the ultimate defense against a German invasion of France. However, different sections of the line were built at different times and the strength of various sections varied widely.
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Austro-Hungarian Albatros Aces of World War 1 by Paolo Varriale
Austro-Hungarian Albatros Aces of World War 1

Austro-Hungarian industry produced a series of poor fighter types such as the Phönix D I and Hansa-Brandenburg D I during the early stages of the war, and it was not until licence-built examples of the battle-proven Albatros and D II and D III began to
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Paolo Varriale1 Jan 2013$15.95

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Vercors 1944: Resistance in the French Alps by Peter Lieb
Vercors 1944: Resistance in the French Alps

After D-Day the French resistance rose to sabotage the Nazi war effort. Germany rutghlessly assaulted a French stronghold with Fallschirmjaeger airborne troops.

Fighting insurgents has always been one of the greatest challenges for regular armed forces

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The Bismarck 1941: Hunting Germany's greatest battleship by Angus Konstam
The Bismarck 1941: Hunting Germany's greatest battleship

The breakout of the German battleship Bismarck into the North Atlantic in May 1941 was one of the most dramatic naval episodes of World War II (1939-1945). It took place at a time when the resources of the Royal Navy were stretched thinly, and the British
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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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Jiri Rajlich1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Shlomo Aloni1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Leonid Krylov1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Chris Chant1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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William Hess1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Michael O'Leary1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Lionel Persyn1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Lon Nordeen1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Robert Dorr1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Robert Dorr1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Robert Dorr1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Robert Dorr1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Chris Bucholtz1 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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James Miller4 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Jack Lawson7 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Jim Moran12 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Ken Ford12 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Carl Molesworth12 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Boris Ciglic12 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Robert Dorr12 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Hugh Morgan12 Jan 2013$15.95

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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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Ian Castle8 Feb 2013$15.95

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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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Louis Dorny8 Feb 2013$15.95

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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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Martin Bowman8 Feb 2013$15.95

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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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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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Rafael Lopez14 Apr 2013$15.95

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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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Matti Friedman3 May 2013$15.95

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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.

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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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