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

Selections from Writers During the Civil War

by Louis P. Masur

<p>"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, &amp;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

<p>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. Career ...

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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

<p>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 ...

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Volume 2

Gettysburg to Appomattox

by John Schmutz

<p>The second installment in a sweeping history of the 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. The 5th Texas established an exceptional combat record in an ...

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia : Volume 1

Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

by John Schmutz

<p>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. The regiment ...

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“The Most Dangerous Moment of the War”

Japan’s Attack on the Indian Ocean, 1942

by John Clancy

<p>In early April 1942, a little-known episode of World War II took place, said by Sir Winston Churchill to be “the most dangerous moment of the war,” when the Japanese made their only major offensive westwards into the Indian Ocean. Historian ...

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1000 Days on the River Kwai

The Secret Diary of a British Camp Commandant

by H C Owtram

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Memoirs by former prisoners of war of the Japanese invariably make for moving reading but Colonel Owtrams account of his years of captivity has a special significance.<BR><BR>After being captured in Singapore and transported to ...

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12 Strong

by Doug Stanton

Synopsis coming soon....... ...

ISBN: 9781501178511

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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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1805 Austerlitz

Napoleon and the Destruction of the Third Coalition

by Robert Goetz

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Battle of Austerlitz is almost universally regarded as the most impressive of Napoleon’s many victories. The magnitude of the French achievement against a larger army was unprecedented, the great victory being met by sheer ...

ISBN: 9781473894235

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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 Year The World Ended

by Robert Meldrum

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: 9781486204625

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1914

The Year The World Ended

by Robert Meldrum

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 ...

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1914

The Year The World Ended

by Robert Meldrum

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 ...

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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

"<b>Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth- 1914 did.</b> 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 ...

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1917 The First World War at Sea in Photographs

by Phil Carradice

The year 1917 was dominated by the Russian Revolution and America entering the war. On 3 February, America cut diplomatic ties with Germany following the announcement on 31 January that Germany would begin unrestricted submarine warfare. All 111

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