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Medical Services in the First World War

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

Trench warfare, advances in weaponry and disastrous military planning led to horrific types of injuries and an unprecedented scale of mass casualties during World War I. This is the amazing and little known story of the medical service personnel and the organized system of critical care which provided a lifeline of... Read more >
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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us even closer to the soldier as a person have often become valuable heirlooms... Read more >
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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918
What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747814030
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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us even closer to the soldier as a person have often become valuable heirlooms... Read more >
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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914

Written by Adrian Gilbert


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed’. The titanic clash of Europe’s armies in 1914 is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) would play a notable part.

 

Previous assessments of the BEF have held...

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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Written by Adrian Gilbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088596
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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914

Written by Adrian Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed’. The titanic clash of Europe’s armies in 1914 is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) would play a notable part.

 

Previous assessments of the BEF have held...

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Q Ship vs U-Boat
Q Ship vs U-Boat
Written by David Greentree, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002840
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Q Ship vs U-Boat
1914-18
Written by David Greentree
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $18.95

At the start of World War I a new and potent threat to Britain's naval supremacy took shape in the form of the Kaiser's Imperial German submarines, thanks to their recently acquired ability to submerge and stalk their adversaries. A submarine's crew could not board and capture a merchant ship, however... Read more >
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42cm "Big Bertha" and German Siege Artillery of World War I
42cm "Big Bertha" and German Siege Artillery of World War I
Written by Marc Romanych and Martin Rupp
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960173
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42cm "Big Bertha" and German Siege Artillery of World War I

Written by Marc Romanych and Martin Rupp


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $17.95

Big Bertha, Germany's World War I top secret mobile artillery piece, easily destroyed French and Belgian forts, helping set the stage for trench warfare.

In the first days of World War I, Germany unveiled a new weapon - the mobile 42cm (16.5 inch) M-Gerät howitzer. At the time, it was the largest... Read more >
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42cm "Big Bertha" and German Siege Artillery of World War I

Written by Marc Romanych
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $13.95

Big Bertha, Germany's World War I top secret mobile artillery piece, easily destroyed French and Belgian forts, helping set the stage for trench warfare.

In the first days of World War I, Germany unveiled a new weapon - the mobile 42cm (16.5 inch) M-Gerät howitzer. At the time, it was the largest... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman: Somme 1916
British Infantryman vs German Infantryman: Somme 1916
Written by Stephen Bull, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782009146
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman: Somme 1916

Written by Stephen Bull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

This engaging study pits the volunteers of Kitchener's 'New Armies' against the German veterans who defended the Somme sector in the bloody battles of July-November 1916. The mighty struggle for the Somme sector of the Western Front in the second half of 1916 has come to be remembered for the dreadful toll... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs German Infantryman: Somme 1916

Written by Stephen Bull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

This engaging study pits the volunteers of Kitchener's 'New Armies' against the German veterans who defended the Somme sector in the bloody battles of July-November 1916. The mighty struggle for the Somme sector of the Western Front in the second half of 1916 has come to be remembered for the dreadful toll... Read more >
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FE 2b/d vs Albatros Scouts
Western Front 1916-17
Written by James Miller
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

World War I aerial combat went through periods of alternating aerial superiority based on technology leaps. Sopwith Camels, Fokkers, and Spads became famous because they dominated later in the war, but this was an ongoing cycle for years.

In the spring of 1916 the deployment of the RFC's FE 2 -... Read more >
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FE 2b/d vs Albatros Scouts
FE 2b/d vs Albatros Scouts
Written by James Miller, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780963259
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FE 2b/d vs Albatros Scouts
Western Front 1916-17
Written by James Miller
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

World War I aerial combat went through periods of alternating aerial superiority based on technology leaps. Sopwith Camels, Fokkers, and Spads became famous because they dominated later in the war, but this was an ongoing cycle for years.

In the spring of 1916 the deployment of the RFC's FE 2 -... Read more >
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British Battleships 1914-18 (2)
British Battleships 1914-18 (2)
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780961705
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British Battleships 1914-18 (2)
The Super Dreadnoughts
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $17.95

The Royal Navy's Grand Fleet dominance at Jutland in World War I centered around big-gun battleships designed to overpower Germany's High Seas Fleet.

In 1906, the Germans began building a dreadnought fleet of their own, and while they used a smaller main gun than the British, word soon reached the British... Read more >
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British Battleships 1914-18 (2)
The Super Dreadnoughts
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2013
Price: $13.95

The Royal Navy's Grand Fleet dominance at Jutland in World War I centered around big-gun battleships designed to overpower Germany's High Seas Fleet.

In 1906, the Germans began building a dreadnought fleet of their own, and while they used a smaller main gun than the British, word soon reached the British... Read more >
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17
Aces of Jagdstaffel 17
Written by Greg Vanwyngarden, Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780967189
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

Written by Greg Vanwyngarden
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French bombing raids, Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 17 would go on... Read more >
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Aces of Jagdstaffel 17

Written by Greg Vanwyngarden
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

This German World War I fighter squadron led by a Blue Max recipient didn't include the Richtofen (the Red Baron), but it's range of colorful characters was nonetheless impressive.

Initially formed to assist in the defence of the city of Metz against French bombing raids, Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 17 would go on... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
British Battlecruiser vs German Battlecruiser
1914-16
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Battles at Dogger Bank and Jutland revealed critical firepower, armor, and speed differences in Royal Navy and Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial German Navy) Battlecruiser designs.

Fast-moving and formidably armed, the battlecruisers of the British and German navies first encountered one another in 1915 at Dogger Bank and in the following year clashed near... Read more >
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British Battlecruiser vs German Battlecruiser
British Battlecruiser vs German Battlecruiser
Written by Mark Stille, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960968
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British Battlecruiser vs German Battlecruiser
1914-16
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

Battles at Dogger Bank and Jutland revealed critical firepower, armor, and speed differences in Royal Navy and Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial German Navy) Battlecruiser designs.

Fast-moving and formidably armed, the battlecruisers of the British and German navies first encountered one another in 1915 at Dogger Bank and in the following year clashed near... Read more >
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Tank Warfare
A History of Tanks in Battle
Written by Kenneth Macksey


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.95

After its introduction during the First World War, the tank revolutionized warfare and proved to be a terrifying and efficient machine of war.
 
Kenneth Macksey provides a study of the policy-makers and tank strategists, the technical and tactical development, as well as presenting the story of the tank on the battlefield—the split-second... Read more >
World War I Companion
World War I Companion
Written by Mathias Strohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782001881
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World War I Companion

Written by Mathias Strohn


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $27.95

2014 sees the centenary of the start of World War I, the Great War - the war to end all wars. This four-year conflict saw the major powers of the world commit their forces on an unparalleled scale, principally in the trenches of the Western Front, but also throughout the world... Read more >
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World War I Companion

Written by Mathias Strohn


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

2014 sees the centenary of the start of World War I, the Great War - the war to end all wars. This four-year conflict saw the major powers of the world commit their forces on an unparalleled scale, principally in the trenches of the Western Front, but also throughout the world... Read more >
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1913
1913
Written by Florian Illies, Translated by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193519
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1913
The Year Before the Storm
Written by Florian Illies
Translated by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.95

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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1913
The Year Before the Storm
Written by Florian Illies
Translated by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.95

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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The Great War
The Great War
Written by Mark Holborn and Hilary Roberts
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385350709
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The Great War

Written by Mark Holborn and Hilary Roberts


Format: Hardcover, 504 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $100.00

On the occasion of the centenary of World War I in August 2014--an unprecedented, spectacular pictorial history of the first global war in 380 black-and-white photographs, many never seen before, from Imperial War Museums in London.

This monumental, dramatic photographic narrative captures the war from the early arms race that developed around... Read more >
The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan, Read by Richard Burnip
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127417
Our Price: $35.00

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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Read by Richard Burnip


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

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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