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"...the real war will never get in the books"

Selections from Writers During the Civil War

by Louis P. Masur

"These thousands, and tens and twenties of thousands of American young men, badly wounded, all sorts of wounds, operated on, pallid with diarrhea, languishing, dying with fever, pneumonia, &c. open a new world somehow to me, giving closer ...

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"No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar"

Sherman's Carolinas Campaign from Fayetteville to Aversarboro, March 1865

by Mark A. Smith & Wade Sokolosky

<SPAN STYLE= "" >General William T. Sherman’s 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginia’s final battles against the Army of the Potomac. ...

ISBN: 9781611212877

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'Total Germany'

The Royal Navy' War Against the Axis Powers 1939-1945

by David Wragg

<SPAN STYLE= "" >On the declaration of war in 1939 the British Admiralty signalled all warships and naval bases 'Total Germany, Total Germany'.<BR><BR>It was fortunate that of Germany's three armed services, the Kriegsmarine under ...

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“Double Canister at Ten Yards”

The Federal Artillery and the Repulse of Pickett’s Charge, July 3, 1863

by David Shultz

Gettysburg is one of the most famous and studied battles of history, and Pickett’s Charge, its climax on the third day, continues to fascinate a new generation of readers. Most accounts of the grand assault focus on General Robert E. Lee’s ...

ISBN: 9781940669496

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“Soft” Counterinsurgency: Human Terrain Teams and US Military Strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan

by Paul Joseph

"Soft" Counterinsurgency reviews the promises and achievements of Human Terrain Teams, the small groups of social scientists that were eventually embedded in every combat brigade in Iraq and Afghanistan. ...

ISBN: 9781137401878

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia

Vol. 1: Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

by John Schmutz

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—was one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Much like the army in which it served, the 5th Texas established a stellar combat record. ...

ISBN: 9781611212051

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“The Devil’s to Pay”

John Buford at Gettysburg. A History and Walking Tour.

by Eric J. Wittenberg

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Although many books on Gettysburg have addressed the role played by Brig. Gen. John Buford and his First Cavalry Division troops, there is not a single book-length study devoted entirely to the critical delaying actions waged by

ISBN: 9781611212099

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13 Sharks

The Careers of a series of small Royal Navy Ships, from the Glorious Revolution to D-Day.

by John D Grainger

<SPAN STYLE= "" >John D Grainger charts the careers of the thirteen vessels that have served the Royal Navy under the name HMS Shark. Despite the ferocious name, they have all been relatively small vessels including one brigantine, five sloops, ...

ISBN: 9781473877269

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16 Dead Men: The Easter Rising Executions

by Anne-Marie Ryan

<p>Sixteen men were executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising in Ireland, 1916: fifteen were shot and one was hanged. Their deaths changed the course of Irish history. But who were these leaders who set in motion events that would lead to ...

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18 Hours

The True Story of an SAS War Hero

by Michael Carman

Jock Wallace was pumped. It was the start of Operation Anaconda, the US-led military offensive to flush out al Qaeda and the Taliban from their last stronghold in the Shahi Kot Valley in Afghanistan. If intelligence reports were correct, there ...

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18 Hours

The True Story of an SAS War Hero

by Michael Carman

Jock Wallace was pumped. It was the start of Operation Anaconda, the US-led military offensive to flush out al Qaeda and the Taliban from their last stronghold in the Shahi Kot Valley in Afghanistan. If intelligence reports were correct, there ...

ISBN: 9781742673974

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185: The Malta Squadron

by ANTHONY ROGERS

Mussolini declared war on Britain on 10 June 1940 and the next day Italian aircraft began the first of more than 3,000 bombing raids over Malta. The diary entries of the RAF airmen involved provide a unique account of the epic battle as ...

ISBN: 9780750966108

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1913

The Eve of War

by Christopher Oxford

Christmas 1913: in Britain, people are debating a new dance called 'the tango'. In Germany, they are fascinated by the wedding of the Kaiser's daughter to the Duke of Brunswick. Little did they know that their world was on 'The Eve of War', a ...

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1913

The Eve of War

by Christopher Oxford

Christmas 1913: in Britain, people are debating a new dance called 'the tango'. In Germany, they are fascinated by the wedding of the Kaiser's daughter to the Duke of Brunswick. Little did they know that their world was on 'The Eve of War', a ...

ISBN: 9781486293872

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1914

The Days Of Hope

by Lyn MacDonald

<p>Lyn MacDonald's acclaimed history <i>1914: The Days of Hope</i>, is not so much the story of war as the story of an army.</p><p>In this vivid account of the first months of the First World War, Lyn Macdonald draws on personal accounts of ...

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1914 The First World War at Sea in photographs

Grand Fleet vs German Navy

by Phil Carradice

The arms race that led to the First World War started in 1897 at the Spithead Naval Review, when Kaiser Wilhelm saw the might of Britain's Navy. He wanted to equal or better the fleet of Britain, and set about a huge building programme of ...

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1914: The Year the World Ended

by Paul Ham

"Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth- 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Britain and France were poised to plunge the world into a war that would kill or wound 37 million people, tear down the ...

ISBN: 9781864711424

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1915 The First World War at Sea in Photographs

by Phil Carradice

Submarines and blockades dominated the war at sea in 1915. The major event was the sinking by U-20 of the Lusitania, which edged America closer to war. The Germans had announced a blockade of Britain in February, using submarines to sink and ...

ISBN: 9781445622606

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1915 The First World War in Photographs

Setbacks & Failures

by John Christopher & Campbell McCutcheon

1915, the second year of the Great War, was to see the failure of the Dardanelles landings and the sinking of the Lusitania, shown below, with the loss of 1,198 people, as well as the first bombing of mainland Britain by Zeppelin and the entry ...

ISBN: 9781445622217

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1916 The First World War at Sea in Photographs

The Year of Jutland

by Phil Carradice

For the navies of Britain and Germany, 1916 would be the defining year of the First World War. Against a background of the evacuation of the Dardanelles, blockades in the North Sea and submarine attacks around the coasts of Europe, the British ...

ISBN: 9781445622651

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