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Gardens of War British Cemeteries on the Western Front
ISBN: PB: 9782889153947, University of Chicago Press, EPFL Press, April 2021
276 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In 1919, after five years of brutal conflict, World War I ended. And while the living soldiers returned home, the dead stayed where they had fallen, in war graves throughout Europe. This book takes readers to many of the graveyards that serve as the...
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£65,00
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Sheer Misery Soldiers in Battle in WWII
ISBN: HB: 9780226753140, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 19 halftones, 4 maps
Marching across occupied France in 1944, American GI Leroy Stewart had neither death nor glory on his mind: he was worried about his underwear. "I ran into a new problem when we walked", Stewart wrote, "the shorts and I didn't get along. They would c...
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£19,00
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Walls Have Ears The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II
ISBN: PB: 9780300254853, ISBN: HB: 9780300238600, Yale University Press, September 2020
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 24 black&white illus.
At the outbreak of World War II, MI6 spymaster Thomas Kendrick arrived at the Tower of London to set up a top secret operation: German prisoners' cells were to be bugged and listeners installed behind the walls to record and transcribe their private...
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£10,99
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£18,99
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Accursed Tower The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land
ISBN: PB: 9780300254808, Yale University Press, August 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 illus.
The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. With his customary narrative brilliance and immedia...
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£9,99
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Crusader Strategy Defending the Holy Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300253115, Yale University Press, August 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Medieval states, and particularly crusader societies, often have been considered brutish and culturally isolated. It seems unlikely that they could develop "strategy" in any meaningful sense. However, the crusaders were actually highly organized in t...
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£25,00
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War for the Seas A Maritime History of World War II
ISBN: PB: 9780300254884, ISBN: HB: 9780300190199, Yale University Press, July 2020
632 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 59 black&white illus., 9 maps, 14 figures
Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast Asia and much of the Pacific. How could Britain and distant America prevail in what h...
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£12,99
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£25,00
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Arms and Influence
ISBN: PB: 9780300246742, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Originally published more than fifty years ago, this landmark book explores the ways in which military capabilities – real or imagined – are used, skillfully or clumsily, as bargaining power. Anne-Marie Slaughter's new introduction to the work shows...
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£14,99
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Schoolmaster's War Harry Ree - A British Agent in the French Resistance
ISBN: HB: 9780300245660, Yale University Press, March 2020
192 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 24 black&white illus.
A school teacher at the start of the war, Harry Ree renounced his former pacifism with the fall of France in 1940. He was deployed into a secret branch of the British army and parachuted into central France in April 1943. Harry showed a particular t...
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£14,99
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First Soldier Hitler as Military Leader
ISBN: PB: 9780300251463, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus., 10 maps
After Germany's humiliating World War II defeat, numerous German generals published memoirs claiming that their country's brilliant military leadership had been undermined by the Fuhrer's erratic decision making. The author of three highly acclaimed...
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£12,99
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Military Strategy A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9780300217186, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Strategy has existed as long as there has been organised conflict. In this new account, Jeremy Black explores the ever-changing relationship between purpose, force, implementation and effectiveness in military strategy and its dramatic impact on the...
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£25,00
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