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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>&quot;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 ...

ISBN: 9780199923427

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"No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar"

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

by Mark A. Smith & Wade Sokolosky

<p>General William T. Shermans 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginias final battles against the Army of the Potomac. Career military ...

ISBN: 9781611212877

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"The Bloody Fifth": The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

by John F. Schmutz

<p>The 5th Texas InfantryThe Bloody Fifthwas one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia. Much like the army in which it served, the 5th Texas established a stellar combat record. The regiment took ...

ISBN: 9781611212051

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"The Bloody Fifth": The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hoods Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Gettysburg to Appomattox

by John Schmutz

<p>The second installment in a sweeping history of the 5th Texas InfantryThe Bloody Fifthone of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia. The 5th Texas established an exceptional combat record in an army ...

ISBN: 9781611213355

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"The Infidel Within"

Muslims in Britain since 1800

by Humayun Ansari

<p>Muslims constitute Britain's second largest religious grouping, and writing about their experiences has found a new audience in recent years-though not always through a positive lens. But a proper historical treatment of their arrival, ...

ISBN: 9780190935023

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'A Face Like a Chicken’s Backside'

An Unconventional Soldier in South East Asia, 1948-71

by J P Cross

<p>The jungle can be seen as the environment closest to mankind’s primaeval origins and the setting in which he, or most of his kind, is least at home. Conflicts in jungle regions pose unique problems and demand special soldiering skills. J.P. ...

ISBN: 9780750966825

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'Broadsword Calling Danny Boy'

On Where Eagles Dare

by Geoff Dyer

<p><strong>A <em>Telegraph</em> and <em>Evening Standard</em> Book of the Year</strong></p> <p><strong>From the acclaimed writer and critic Geoff Dyer, an extremely funny scene-by-scene analysis of <em>Where Eagles Dare</em> - published as the ...

ISBN: 9780141987637

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781473844650

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781940669496

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100 Hour War: The Conflict Between Honduras and El Salvador in July 1969


ISBN: 9781911096504

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101st Airborne in Normandy

Militaria: The Big Battles of WWII

by Yves Buffetaut

<p>101st Airborne Division was activated in August 1942 in Louisiana, and its first combat mission was Operation Overlord. On D-Day—June 6, 1944—101st and 82nd Airborne dropped onto the Cotentin peninsula hours before the landings, tasked with ...

ISBN: 9781612005249

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12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers

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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15 Years of War

How the Longest War in U.S. History Affected a Military Family in Love, Loss, and the Cost of Service

by Kristine Schellhaas

<p>Less than 1% of our nation will ever serve in our armed forces, leaving many to wonder what life is really like for military families.He answers the call of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Pacific; she keeps the home fires burning. Worlds ...

ISBN: 9781611213492

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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


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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1914 The First World War at Sea in photographs

Grand Fleet vs German Navy

by Phil Carradice

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781445622569

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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 down ...

ISBN: 9781864711424

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War, Peace, and Revolution

by David Stevenson

<p>1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War One, David Stevenson, examines this crucial year in context and

ISBN: 9780191006777

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Winning the War, Losing the War

by Matthias Strohn, Dr Robert Johnson, Maj Gen Mungo Melvin CB OBE & others

<p>In 2018, the world will be commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. In many ways, 1918 was the most dramatic year of the conflict. After the defeat of Russia in 1917, the Germans were able to concentrate their forces on ...

ISBN: 9781472829344

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