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The Eitingons
The Eitingons
Written by Mary-Kay Wilmers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679003
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The Eitingons
A Twentieth Century Story
Written by Mary-Kay Wilmers


Format: Trade Paperback, 492 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2012
Price: $24.95

Mary-Kay Wilmers began looking into aspects of her remarkable family twenty years ago. The result is a book of astonishing scope and originality that throws light into some of the darkest corners of the last century. At the center of the story stands the author herself— ironic, precise, searching, and stylish—wondering... Read more >
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Anne Frank's Family
Anne Frank's Family
Written by Mirjam Pressler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739414
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Anne Frank's Family
The Extraordinary Story of Where She Came From, Based on More Than 6,000 Newly Discovered Letters, Documents, and Photos
Written by Mirjam Pressler


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $14.95


This fascinating history of Anne Frank and the family that shaped her is based on a treasure trove of thousands of letters, poems, drawings, postcards, and photos recently discovered by her last surviving close relative, Buddy Elias, and his wife, Gerti.
 
As children, Anne and her cousin Buddy were very close; he...

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Border Reiver 1513-1603

Written by Keith Durham
Illustrated by Keith Durham


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders. This Warrior title will detail how this narrow strip of... Read more >
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D-Day to Victory
D-Day to Victory
Written by Stephen Bull
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088381
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D-Day to Victory
With the Men and Machines that Won the War
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $25.95

An eye-popping, innovative approach to one of the most-popular topics in all of history: the European Theater of World War II. The myth-busting designers of this unique book will provide readers with a full account of the campaign to liberate Europe sprinkled throughout with more than 200 unequalled visual assets. Based-on... Read more >
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Darby's Rangers 1942-45

Written by Mir Bahmanyar
Illustrated by Michael Welply


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

This title follows one recruit through commando, raiding and amphibious training in Scotland, and into action. It shows how the Rangers differed from the standard infantryman in both their combat mission and their combat skills, and how tactics were modified in the light of lessons learned. The experiences of battle covered... Read more >
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D-Day to Victory
With the men and machines that won the war
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

An eye-popping, innovative approach to one of the most-popular topics in all of history: the European Theater of World War II. The myth-busting designers of this unique book will provide readers with a full account of the campaign to liberate Europe sprinkled throughout with more than 200 unequalled visual assets. Based-on... Read more >
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The Great Chevauchee - John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 1373, John of Gaunt set off from Calais on a great raid to strike at the heart of France. Driven by the high ideals of chivalry, the raiders left with epic pageantry. However, the reality soon overwhelmed the raiders. Beset on all sides by French ambushes and plagued by disease... Read more >
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Logavina Street
Logavina Street
Written by Barbara Demick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982763
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Logavina Street
Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood
Written by Barbara Demick


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $16.00

Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious tolerance. On this street of 240 families, Muslims and Christians, Serbs and Croats lived easily together, unified by their... Read more >
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Logavina Street
Logavina Street
Written by Barbara Demick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644125
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Logavina Street

Written by Barbara Demick


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

Logavina Street was a microcosm of Sarajevo, a six-block-long history lesson. For four centuries, it existed as a quiet residential area in a charming city long known for its ethnic and religious tolerance. On this street of 240 families, Muslims and Christians, Serbs and Croats lived easily together, unified by their... Read more >
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Armies of the Balkan Wars 1912-13
The priming charge for the Great War
Written by Philip Jowett
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1912, the Balkan states formed an alliance in an effort to break free from the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Forming an army of some 645,000 troops from Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenego, they took on a force of 400,000 Turkish soldiers. Both sides were equipped with the latest weapons technology. This... Read more >
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Leipzig 1813
The Battle of the Nations
Written by Peter Hofschroer


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The battle of Leipzig was, in terms of the number of combatants involved, the largest engagement of the entire Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). It was the only battle of the wars in which all Allied armies (including even the Swedes) fielded troops against Napoleon. Peter Hofschroer looks at the run-up to this... Read more >
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Lutzen & Bautzen 1813
The Turning Point
Written by Peter Hofschroer
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812 during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Napoleon found himself facing a new coalition of his old enemies. With incredible speed he raised an army of 200,000 men and marched to join the remnants of the old Grande Armee in Germany. However, he no longer faced... Read more >
US Doughboy 1916-19

Written by Thomas Hoff
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

Dedicated to the life of the average US soldier during World War I, this book follows the doughboy during the course of the war: from conscription, arrival at a training facility, transportation to Europe, and finally into combat in the trenches. The evolution of the US Army is discussed, and its... Read more >
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Battleground Prussia
Battleground Prussia
Written by Prit Buttar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087902
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Battleground Prussia
The Assault on Germany's Eastern Front 1944-45
Written by Prit Buttar


Format: Trade Paperback, 482 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The terrible months between the arrival of the Red Army on German soil and the final collapse of Hitler's regime were like no other in the Second World War. The Soviet Army's intent to take revenge for the horror that the Nazis had wreaked on their people produced a conflict of... Read more >
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The Czech Legion 1914-20

Written by David Bullock
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Czech Legion was not just a single military unit, but a volunteer army that fielded up to 100,000 troops on the Allied side on all three main fronts in World War I (1914-1918). Since only the defeat of Austro-Hungary and Germany offered any hope of Czech national independence, they were... Read more >
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Medieval Polish Armies 966-1500

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The history of Poland is a fascinating study of a people struggling to achieve nationhood in the face of internal and external enemies. Poland became a unified Christian state in AD 966 and by the 12th century a knightly class had emerged - a force that was integral to the defense... Read more >
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Ukrainian Armies 1914-55

Written by Peter Abbott
Illustrated by Oleksiy Rudenko


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

There can be no region in Europe whose history has been more tortured than Ukraine. During the 20th century Austria, Poland, Russia, Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Romania vied for power over parts of this vast and fragmented area; and its divided peoples rose time and again in vain attempts to win... Read more >
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The Long Road Home
The Long Road Home
Written by Ben Shephard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033508
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The Long Road Home
The Aftermath of the Second World War
Written by Ben Shephard


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.95

Groundbreaking and remarkably relevant to modern emergency relief efforts, The Long Road Home tells the epic story of how the mammoth refugee problem in the wake of World War II was painstakingly solved.
 
While the war was still going on, the Western Allies began to plan for the humanitarian crisis they...

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The Pope Who Quit
The Pope Who Quit
Written by Jon M. Sweeney
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ISBN: 9780385531894
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The Pope Who Quit
A True Medieval Tale of Mystery, Death, and Salvation
Written by Jon M. Sweeney


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $14.00

The riveting story of Pope St. Celestine V, the pope who retired from the papacy.

At the close of the tumultuous Middle Ages, there lived a man who seemed destined from birth to save the world. His name was Peter Morrone, a hermit, a founder of a religious order, and, depending on whom... Read more >
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The Pope Who Quit
The Pope Who Quit
Written by Jon M. Sweeney
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ISBN: 9780385531887
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The Pope Who Quit
A True Medieval Tale of Mystery, Death, and Salvation
Written by Jon M. Sweeney


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

The riveting story of Pope St. Celestine V, the pope who retired from the papacy.

At the close of the tumultuous Middle Ages, there lived a man who seemed destined from birth to save the world. His name was Peter Morrone, a hermit, a founder of a religious order, and, depending on whom... Read more >
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Sister Queens
Sister Queens
Written by Julia Fox
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345516046
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Sister Queens
The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Written by Julia Fox


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $30.00

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The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and... Read more >
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Sister Queens
Sister Queens
Written by Julia Fox
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ISBN: 9780345532312
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Sister Queens
The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Written by Julia Fox


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $16.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and... Read more >
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Sister Queens
Sister Queens
Written by Julia Fox, Read by Rosalyn Landor
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307967466
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Sister Queens
The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Written by Julia Fox
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $22.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and... Read more >
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Bf 109 F/G/K Aces of the Western Front

Written by John Weal
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 29 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $17.95

The follow-on volume to Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 11 - Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41, this book charts the story of the myriad aces who flew the later marks of Messerschmitt fighter through to VE-Day. As good as the Emil had been during the opening 18 months of the war, the... Read more >
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City of Fortune
City of Fortune
Written by Roger Crowley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068203
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City of Fortune
How Venice Ruled the Seas
Written by Roger Crowley


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $32.00

The rise and fall of the Venetian empire stands unrivaled for drama, intrigue, and sheer opulent majesty. In City of Fortune, Roger Crowley, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author of Empires of the Sea, applies his narrative skill to chronicling the astounding five-hundred-year voyage of Venice to the pinnacle... Read more >
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