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Invasion 1914: The Schelieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne

(Available August 19, 2014)
Invasion 1914: The Schelieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Written by Ian Senior
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803351
Our Price: $14.95
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Invasion 1914: The Schelieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Before the trenches - the first battles of World War I
Written by Ian Senior


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

The German invasion of France and Belgium in August 1914 came agonizingly close to defeating the French armies, capturing Paris and ending the First World War before the autumn leaves had fallen. The initial German strategy revolved around, and in part depended on, rapid victory over the French, but they were... Read more >
Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles

(Available August 19, 2014)
Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles
Written by John Hill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472802583
Our Price: $39.95
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Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles

Written by John Hill


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $39.95

Manassas, Shiloh, Gettysburg, Atlanta, and Petersburg are just a few of the many large scale Civil War battles that gamers enjoy simulating on the tabletop.

Up until now, CW (Civil War) games have either taken a regimental approach for a more tactical game or a brigade-level view for a more grand... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Across A Deadly Field - Regimental Rules for Civil War Battles

Written by John Hill


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

Manassas, Shiloh, Gettysburg, Atlanta, and Petersburg are just a few of the many large scale Civil War battles that gamers enjoy simulating on the tabletop.

Up until now, CW (Civil War) games have either taken a regimental approach for a more tactical game or a brigade-level view for a more grand... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)

(Available August 19, 2014)
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
Written by Steven Zaloga
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008163
Our Price: $21.95
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Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
The American Airborne Missions
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $21.95

Immortalized by the movie A Bridge Too Far, the parachute landings of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions were the first part of an Allied breakthrough attempt. In the late summer of 1944, the First Allied Airborne Army began to plan a complex operation to seize a Rhine River Bridge at... Read more >
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
The American Airborne Missions
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

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The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
Written by David Nicolle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008255
Our Price: $21.95
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The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia
Written by David Nicolle


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $21.95

Charlemagne's conquests became the driving force in European politics between the Muslim defeat at Poitiers and the Crusades. He dominates the military history of Medieval Europe since his empire spanned France, western Germany, and northern Italy.

Charlemagne's conquest of the Saxons was the hardest fought and most protracted of his wars. It... Read more >
The Conquest of Saxony 782-785 AD
Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Pacific Theater 1943-44
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor to the pugnacious Wildcat, and its creation was shaped... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen

(Available August 19, 2014)
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Written by Edward Young, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008132
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Pacific Theater 1943-44
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $18.95

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor to the pugnacious Wildcat, and its creation was shaped... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Invasion 1914
The Schlieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Written by Ian Senior


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Island Raiders: the Commandos, the Channel Islands and the German Raid on Granville

Written by Will Fowler


Format: eBook, 250 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.95

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by the Germans in World War II. Despite there being little military resistance to the German arrival, the Germans saw it as a considerable propaganda coup, using it to send the message that the mainland would be... Read more >
On the Seven Seas

(Available August 19, 2014)
On the Seven Seas
Written by Chris Peers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801401
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $17.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

(Available August 19, 2014)
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007883
Our Price: $18.95
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Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $18.95

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess the tactics that were employed by the soldiers using these two feared weapons.

Two of World War...

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Also available as an eBook.
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess the tactics that were employed by the soldiers using these two feared weapons.

Two of World War...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War

Written by Martin Pegler


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

Have you ever "gotten dirty at the crossroads" in a "knocking shop"? Or been in a "bun-fight"? Can you sing "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?", "Bicycle Built for Two" or "Danny Boy"? Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War explains the meaning and origins of the language and songs... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

Written by Ryan Noppen
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $13.95

When the United States went to war with Spain in April 1898, few European observers believed the small and relatively inexperienced American navy could achieve a decisive naval victory over an established European colonial power. In less than five months however, two Spanish naval squadrons lay at the bottom of the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

(Available August 19, 2014)
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
Written by Ryan Noppen, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003861
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

Written by Ryan Noppen
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $17.95

When the United States went to war with Spain in April 1898, few European observers believed the small and relatively inexperienced American navy could achieve a decisive naval victory over an established European colonial power. In less than five months however, two Spanish naval squadrons lay at the bottom of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Darkest Days

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Darkest Days
Written by Douglas Newton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781683507
Our Price: $34.95
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The Darkest Days
The Truth Behind Britain's Rush to War, 1914
Written by Douglas Newton


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $34.95

Through a forensic study of the personal papers of many of the key figures on both sides of the debate, historian Douglas Newton pieces together what really went on in the frenetic weeks between the assassination in Sarajevo and the declaration of war on August 4, 1914.

Many recently published histories of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Darkest Days
The Truth Behind Britain's Rush to War, 1914
Written by Douglas Newton


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $29.95

Through a forensic study of the personal papers of many of the key figures on both sides of the debate, historian Douglas Newton pieces together what really went on in the frenetic weeks between the assassination in Sarajevo and the declaration of war on August 4, 1914.

Many recently published histories of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Japan 1941

(Available August 12, 2014)
Japan 1941
Written by Eri Hotta
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739742
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Japan 1941
Countdown to Infamy
Written by Eri Hotta


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

When Japan attacked the United States in 1941, its leaders, in large part, understood they were...

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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

(Available August 5, 2014)
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Written by Gwynne Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361684
Our Price: $34.95
 Quantity: 1 
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $34.95

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.99

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Battle of Ap Bac

Written by Neil Sheehan


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

In the opening years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American military advisors and their South Vietnamese allies were facing down the Viet Cong. The confident Americans were there to do what seemed elementary: help the South Vietnamese army defeat a ragtag guerrilla enemy. They were assured... Read more >
Unbroken

(Available July 29, 2014)
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974492
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
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