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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics
World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics
Written by Dale Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782005902
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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

Written by Dale Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $18.95

From the beginning of 'trench warfare' in winter 1914/15, artillery became the absolutely dominant arm in all the major armies for the rest of World War I, to a degree never seen before or since. The numbers and capabilities of the guns and ammunition available governed all the generals' battle plans... Read more >
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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

Written by Dale Clarke


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

From the beginning of 'trench warfare' in winter 1914/15, artillery became the absolutely dominant arm in all the major armies for the rest of World War I, to a degree never seen before or since. The numbers and capabilities of the guns and ammunition available governed all the generals' battle plans... Read more >
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1913
1913
Written by Florian Illies, Translated by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193915
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1913
The Year Before the Storm
Written by Florian Illies
Translated by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

An International Bestseller

“An absolute gem of a book.” —The Observer

Just before one of its darkest moments came the twentieth century’s most exciting year . . .

It was the year Henry Ford first put a conveyer belt in his car factory, and the year Louis Armstrong first picked up a trumpet. It was the... Read more >
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Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War
Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War
Written by Martin Pegler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804150
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Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War

Written by Martin Pegler


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $12.95

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 >
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Invasion 1914: The Schelieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Invasion 1914: The Schelieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Written by Ian Senior
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803351
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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 >
Invasion 1914
The Schlieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Written by Ian Senior


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

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 depending on, rapid victory over the French, but they were... Read more >
Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War

Written by Martin Pegler


Format: eBook, 296 pages
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 >
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US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

Written by Ryan Noppen
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
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 >
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US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
Written by Ryan Noppen, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003861
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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 >
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The Darkest Days
The Darkest Days
Written by Douglas Newton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781683507
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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

The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War may be commemorated by some as a great moment of national history. But the standard history of Britain’s choice for war is far from the truth. Using a wide range of sources, including the personal papers of many of the key...

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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

The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War may be commemorated by some as a great moment of national history. But the standard history of Britain’s choice for war is far from the truth. Using a wide range of sources, including the personal papers of many of the key...

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The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980660
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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How War Begins
How War Begins
Written by John Keegan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873632
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How War Begins

Written by John Keegan


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From the dean of modern military historians, John Keegan: a key selection from his masterpiece, The First World War. The road to World War I, from the death of the archduke to the first salvos of battle, an incredibly thorough and straightforward account of how a supposedly rational liberal... Read more >
Posters of the First World War
Posters of the First World War
Written by David Bownes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747814283
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Posters of the First World War

Written by David Bownes


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

The First World War coincided with a golden age of advertising, and throughout the conflict striking and colorful poster art was used to recruit soldiers, promote investment in the war, keep up morale - and, of course, to vilify the enemy. Prominent artists including Norman Wilkinson paired bold images to punchy... Read more >
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Posters of the First World War

Written by David Bownes


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

The First World War coincided with a golden age of advertising, and throughout the conflict striking and colorful poster art was used to recruit soldiers, promote investment in the war, keep up morale - and, of course, to vilify the enemy. Prominent artists including Norman Wilkinson paired bold images to punchy... Read more >
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Collision of Empires
Collision of Empires
Written by Prit Buttar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782006480
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Collision of Empires
The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
Written by Prit Buttar


Format: Hardcover, 488 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $29.95

Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia clashed on a scale greater than the Western Front campaign to the Marne and the Race to the Sea in 1914.

Drawing on first-hand accounts and detailed archival research, this is a dramatic retelling of the tumultuous events of the first year of World War... Read more >
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Collision of Empires
The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
Written by Prit Buttar


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $9.99

Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia clashed on a scale greater than the Western Front campaign to the Marne and the Race to the Sea in 1914.

Drawing on first-hand accounts and detailed archival research, this is a dramatic retelling of the tumultuous events of the first year of World War... Read more >
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Medium Mark A Whippet
Medium Mark A Whippet
Written by David Fletcher, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003984
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Medium Mark A Whippet

Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $17.95

This title looks at the Medium Mark A Whippet, one of the most successful British tanks of World War I and, when placed alongside existing titles covering the Mark I, Mark IV and Mark V, completes the New Vanguard series' coverage of the major British tanks of the war. The evolution... Read more >
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Medium Mark A Whippet

Written by David Fletcher
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $17.95

This title looks at the Medium Mark A Whippet, one of the most successful British tanks of World War I and, when placed alongside existing titles covering the Mark I, Mark IV and Mark V, completes the New Vanguard series' coverage of the major British tanks of the war. The evolution... Read more >
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Trench
Trench
Written by Stephen Bull
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801326
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Trench
A History of Trench Warfare on the Western Front
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.95

The First World War was one of the costliest conflicts in history, much of it fought over a narrow and bloody swathe of France and Flanders. At the outbreak of war, it was anticipated that conventional battle would bring a quick resolution, but four years later, strategy, tactics and the material...

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Trench
A History of Trench Warfare on the Western Front
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.95

'Going up Beek trench on a dark night was no picnic. You started along a long narrow alley winding uphill, your hands feeling the slimy sandbag walls, your feet wary for broken duck boards; now and again a hot, stuff smell, a void space in the wall, and the swish of... Read more >
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Catastrophe 1914
Catastrophe 1914
Written by Max Hastings
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743831
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Catastrophe 1914
Europe Goes to War
Written by Max Hastings


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

World War I evokes images of the trenches: grinding, halting battles that sacrificed millions of lives for no territory or visible gain. Yet the first months of the war, from the German invasion of Belgium to...

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Sergeant Stubby
Sergeant Stubby
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by David E. Sharpe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213106
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Sergeant Stubby
How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by David E. Sharpe


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $24.00

Told for the first time, National Geographic brings you the story of a stray dog who eventually became affectionately known as "Sergeant Stubby" the most famous war dog of World War I. Beloved award-winning author and library darling Ann Bausum brings her friendly writing style and in-depth research to her first-ever... Read more >
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Sergeant Stubby
How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by David E. Sharpe


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $24.00

Meet Sergeant Stubby: World War I dog veteran, decorated war hero, American icon, and above all, man's best friend. Stubby's story begins in 1917 when America is about to enter the war. A stowaway dog befriends Private James Robert "Bob" Conroy at the Connecticut National Guard camp at Yale University and... Read more >
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Gabriele D'Annunzio
Gabriele D'Annunzio
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
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ISBN: 9780307276551
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Gabriele D'Annunzio
Poet, Seducer, and Preacher of War
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $18.95

Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction
Winner of the Costa Biography Award
**Washington Post Best Books of 2013**
**Economist Best Books of 2013**

This fascinating life of Gabriele d’Annunzio—the charismatic poet, bon vivant, and virulent nationalist who prefigured Mussolini—traces the early twentieth century’s trajectory from Romantic idealism to Fascist thuggery.
 
D’Annunzio was Italy’s premier...

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