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The Histories

Written by Herodotus


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $6.99

Herodotus is not only the father of the art and the science of historical writing but also one of the Western tradition's most compelling storytellers. In tales such as that of Gyges—who murders Candaules, the king of Lydia, and unsurps his throne and his marriage bed, thereby bringing on, generations later...

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Also available as a hardcover.
Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series

(Available January 20, 2015)
Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series
Written by Robert Jackson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804860
Our Price: $18.95
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series

Written by Robert Jackson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

Before it won glory in the Battle of France, and experienced defeat in the Battle of Britain, the Messerschmitt 109 tasted battle in its initial A/B/C and D variants. This is the story of those early models of the iconic fighter, that would go on to be one of the most... Read more >
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Messerschmitt Bf 109 A-D Series

Written by Robert Jackson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

Before it won glory in the Battle of France, and experienced defeat in the Battle of Britain, the Messerschmitt 109 tasted battle in its initial A/B/C and D variants. This is the story of those early models of the iconic fighter, that would go on to be one of the most... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
British Paratrooper 1940-45

(Available January 20, 2015)
British Paratrooper 1940-45
Written by Rebecca Skinner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472805126
Our Price: $18.95
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British Paratrooper 1940-45

Written by Rebecca Skinner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

This new history of the British Paratrooper, from 1940 to 1945, details the unique training, weapons and equipment used by these elite troops. Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmjäger in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a 5,000-strong Airborne Force in June 1940. From these... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
British Paratrooper 1940-45

Written by Rebecca Skinner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.95

This new history of the British Paratrooper, from 1940 to 1945, details the unique training, weapons and equipment used by these elite troops. Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmjäger in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a 5,000-strong Airborne Force in June 1940. From these... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship

(Available January 20, 2015)
Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
Written by Angus Konstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472807571
Our Price: $18.95
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Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
7th-11th Centuries
Written by Angus Konstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $18.95

This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromōn against the Arabic shalandī in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.

For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean. At the... Read more >
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Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship
7th-11th Centuries
Written by Angus Konstam


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromōn against the Arabic shalandī in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.

For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean. At the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Creatocracy

(Available January 20, 2015)
Creatocracy
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576877708
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Creatocracy
How the Constitution Invented Hollywood
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel


Format: Trade Paperback, 132 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.95

“The defining characteristic of America is our fanaticism: We dream big, we think large, we create grandeur...” 

And we created Elizabeth Wurtzel: A celebrated writer who has lent her voice to depression, to women scorned, to addiction, and now to the Constitution of our great states. True to form, Wurtzel brings to... Read more >
Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices

(Available January 20, 2015)
Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
Written by Michael G. Walling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782008293
Our Price: $25.95
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Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
US Operations in Afghanistan
Written by Michael G. Walling


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $25.95

The war in Afghanistan has become one of the most complex, challenging operations in the history of the US military. Using first-hand accounts of the men and women who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom, this book presents an intensely personal history of the war in Afghanistan, revealing the determination, heroism, sacrifice, and...

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Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
US Operations in Afghanistan
Written by Michael G. Walling


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $9.99

The war in Afghanistan has become one of the most complex, challenging operations in the history of the US military. Using first-hand accounts of the men and women who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom, this book presents an intensely personal history of the war in Afghanistan, revealing the determination, heroism, sacrifice, and...

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Also available as a hardcover.
Fall Gelb 1940 (2)

(Available January 20, 2015)
Fall Gelb 1940 (2)
Written by Doug Dildy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472802743
Our Price: $21.95
 Quantity: 1 
Fall Gelb 1940 (2)
Airborne Assault on the Low Countries
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $21.95

This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those qualities were to prove... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Fall Gelb 1940 (2)
Airborne Assault on the Low Countries
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those qualities were to prove... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Fifty-Year Silence
Love, War, and a Ruined House in France
Written by Miranda Richmond Mouillot
Read by Miranda Richmond Mouillot


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $20.00

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences
 
In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
A Fifty-Year Silence

(Available January 20, 2015)
A Fifty-Year Silence
Written by Miranda Richmond Mouillot
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140645
Our Price: $26.00
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A Fifty-Year Silence
Love, War, and a Ruined House in France
Written by Miranda Richmond Mouillot


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $26.00

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences
 
In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
A Fifty-Year Silence
Love, War, and a Ruined House in France
Written by Miranda Richmond Mouillot


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $12.99

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences
 
In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Going Free
American POWs in WWII Philippines
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 20 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers, a gripping narrative of World War II POWs on the brink of freedom.
 
The men of Cabanatuan had been held by the Japanese since the Bataan Death March, in increasingly dire circumstances. With the war turning in the Americans’ favor, the POWs worried that... Read more >
In Exile from the Land of Snows
The Definitive Account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet Since the Chinese Conquest
Written by John Avedon


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $9.99

Tibet, “the roof of the world,” had been aloof and at peace for most of its 2,100 years. But in 1932, the Thirteenth Dalai Lama, in his final testament, warned: “It may happen that here, in the center of Tibet, religion and government will be attacked both from without and from... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Reconnaissance and Bomber Aces of World War 1

(Available January 20, 2015)
Reconnaissance and Bomber Aces of World War 1
Written by Jon Guttman, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008019
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Reconnaissance and Bomber Aces of World War 1

Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $22.95

This book profiles a wide variety of British, French, German, Austro-Hungarian and American aircraft, ranging from frontline stalwarts like the RE 8 and AR 1 to the swift Salmson 2A2 and the compact, fighter-like Halberstadt CL II.

Oft-overshadowed by the fighters that either protected or threatened them, two-seater reconnaissance aircraft performed the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Reconnaissance and Bomber Aces of World War 1

Written by Jon Guttman
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

This book profiles a wide variety of British, French, German, Austro-Hungarian and American aircraft, ranging from frontline stalwarts like the RE 8 and AR 1 to the swift Salmson 2A2 and the compact, fighter-like Halberstadt CL II.

Oft-overshadowed by the fighters that either protected or threatened them, two-seater reconnaissance aircraft performed the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Sometimes an Art

(Available January 20, 2015)
Sometimes an Art
Written by Bernard Bailyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874479
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
Sometimes an Art
Nine Essays on History
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $28.00

From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments in history.

The past has always been elusive: How can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Sometimes an Art
Nine Essays on History
Written by Bernard Bailyn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $13.99

From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments in history.

The past has always been elusive: How can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (2)

(Available January 20, 2015)
The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (2)
Written by Alejandro de Quesada
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007852
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (2)
Republican Forces
Written by Alejandro de Quesada


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $17.95

This book offers an extensive overview of the myriad Republican forces during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39. The conflict was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. The study illustrates, textually and visually, how the Republican forces were initially varied in appearance and character... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (2)
Republican Forces
Written by Alejandro de Quesada


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $13.95

This book offers an extensive overview of the myriad Republican forces during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39. The conflict was the curtain-raiser to World War II, and the major international event of the 1930s. The study illustrates, textually and visually, how the Republican forces were initially varied in appearance and character... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
T-26 Light Tank

(Available January 20, 2015)
T-26 Light Tank
Written by Steven J. Zaloga
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806253
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
T-26 Light Tank
Backbone of the Red Army
Written by Steven J. Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $17.95

This book surveys the development of the T-26 as well as its combat record in the Spanish Civil War, the war in China, the border wars with Poland and Finland in 1939-40, and the disastrous battles of 1941 during Operation Barbarossa.

The T-26 was the first major Soviet program of the 1930s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
T-26 Light Tank
Backbone of the Red Army
Written by Steven J. Zaloga


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $13.95

This book surveys the development of the T-26 as well as its combat record in the Spanish Civil War, the war in China, the border wars with Poland and Finland in 1939-40, and the disastrous battles of 1941 during Operation Barbarossa.

The T-26 was the first major Soviet program of the 1930s... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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