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Anonymous Soldiers
Anonymous Soldiers
Written by Bruce Hoffman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594716
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Anonymous Soldiers
The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947
Written by Bruce Hoffman


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $35.00

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel

Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling the three decades of growing anticolonial unrest that culminated in the end of British rule...

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Tanks
Tanks
Written by Richard Ogorkiewicz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472806703
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Tanks
100 Years of Evolution
Written by Richard Ogorkiewicz


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $25.95

Tank presents a comprehensive account of the world-wide evolution of armoured vehicles from their inception a century ago to the present day, starting with a detailed reappraisal of the development of tanks and how they evolved during World War I. By the end of that conflict tanks had gained considerable importance... Read more >
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Tanks
100 Years of Evolution
Written by Richard Ogorkiewicz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $9.99

Tank presents a comprehensive account of the world-wide evolution of armoured vehicles from their inception a century ago to the present day, starting with a detailed reappraisal of the development of tanks and how they evolved during World War I. By the end of that conflict tanks had gained considerable importance... Read more >
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The Living and the Dead
The Living and the Dead
Written by Paul Hendrickson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153379
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The Living and the Dead
Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War
Written by Paul Hendrickson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $13.99

One of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam experience, The Living and the Dead presents a brilliant study of Robert McNamara, his decision-making during the war, and the way his decisions affected his own life and the lives of five individuals. A monumental work about power, its abuse, and... Read more >
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Chindit vs Japanese Infantryman: 1943-44
Chindit vs Japanese Infantryman: 1943-44
Written by Jon Diamond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806512
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Chindit vs Japanese Infantryman: 1943-44

Written by Jon Diamond


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $18.95

This gripping study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of six representative Chindit and Japanese infantry units involved in three pivotal actions that hastened Japan's defeat in Burma during World War II.

In order to keep China in the war against the Japanese, the Western Allies... Read more >
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Chindit vs Japanese Infantryman: 1943-44

Written by Jon Diamond


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.95

This gripping study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of six representative Chindit and Japanese infantry units involved in three pivotal actions that hastened Japan's defeat in Burma during World War II.

In order to keep China in the war against the Japanese, the Western Allies... Read more >
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F4F Wildcat and F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-2
F4F Wildcat and F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-2
Written by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472805584
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F4F Wildcat and F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-2

Written by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $22.95

The first VF-2 was a prewar unit that had been dubbed the 'hottest outfit afloat' due to the skill of their non-commissioned pilots. This first unit only saw combat at the Battle of the Coral Sea, but VF-2 pilots flying Grumman F4F Wildcats were able to rack up 17 claims there... Read more >
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F4F Wildcat and F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-2

Written by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.95

The first VF-2 was a prewar unit that had been dubbed the 'hottest outfit afloat' due to the skill of their non-commissioned pilots. This first unit only saw combat at the Battle of the Coral Sea, but VF-2 pilots flying Grumman F4F Wildcats were able to rack up 17 claims there... Read more >
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The Hand Grenade
The Hand Grenade
Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472807342
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The Hand Grenade

Written by Gordon L. Rottman


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $18.95

The Hand Grenade is the dramatic story, covering its origins, development, use - in the World Wars and into the present day - and lasting influence on close-quarter combat and infantry tactics.

Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand... Read more >
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The Hand Grenade

Written by Gordon L. Rottman


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $14.95

The Hand Grenade is the dramatic story, covering its origins, development, use - in the World Wars and into the present day - and lasting influence on close-quarter combat and infantry tactics.

Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand... Read more >
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Waterloo 1815 (2)
Waterloo 1815 (2)
Written by John Franklin, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803665
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Waterloo 1815 (2)
Ligny
Written by John Franklin
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $21.95

Waterloo 1815 is a captivating study of the battle of Waterloo, one of the defining campaigns in European history. In particular it focuses on the desperate struggle for Ligny, which saw the Prussians pushed back after heavy fighting by the French Army in what was to be Napoleon's last battlefield victory... Read more >
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Waterloo 1815 (2)
Ligny
Written by John Franklin
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.95

Waterloo 1815 is a captivating study of the battle of Waterloo, one of the defining campaigns in European history. In particular it focuses on the desperate struggle for Ligny, which saw the Prussians pushed back after heavy fighting by the French Army in what was to be Napoleon's last battlefield victory... Read more >
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Riot Control Vehicles
Riot Control Vehicles
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472805157
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Riot Control Vehicles
1945-Present
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $17.95

Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers' images, this volume covers the little known history of the riot control vehicle. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945 through to the present day, showing how their development and deployment has blurred the lines between civilian actions... Read more >
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Riot Control Vehicles
1945-Present
Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $13.95

Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers' images, this volume covers the little known history of the riot control vehicle. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945 through to the present day, showing how their development and deployment has blurred the lines between civilian actions... Read more >
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Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC
Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC
Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806819
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Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $18.95

Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age and Mediterranean features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Research into the origins of the so-called Shardana, Shekelesh, Danuna, Lukka, Peleset and other peoples... Read more >
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Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Andrea Salimbeti


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $14.95

Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age and Mediterranean features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Research into the origins of the so-called Shardana, Shekelesh, Danuna, Lukka, Peleset and other peoples... Read more >
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Storming Monte La Difensa - The First Special Service Force at the Winter Line, Italy 1943

Written by Bret Werner


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $9.95

Featuring full-color artwork, archive photographs, and first-hand accounts from participants, Storming Monte la Difensa examines the origins, execution, and aftermath of the FSSF's spectacular success at Monte La Difensa amid the savage winter conditions of December 1943.

In December 1943 Monte La Difensa was part of the formidable German defenses overlooking the... Read more >
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Storming Monte La Difensa - The First Special Service Force at the Winter Line, Italy 1943
Storming Monte La Difensa - The First Special Service Force at the Winter Line, Italy 1943
Written by Bret Werner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472807663
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Storming Monte La Difensa - The First Special Service Force at the Winter Line, Italy 1943

Written by Bret Werner


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $18.95

Featuring full-color artwork, archive photographs, and first-hand accounts from participants, Storming Monte la Difensa examines the origins, execution, and aftermath of the FSSF's spectacular success at Monte La Difensa amid the savage winter conditions of December 1943.

In December 1943 Monte La Difensa was part of the formidable German defenses overlooking the... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Ostfront
Bolt Action: Ostfront
Written by Warlord Games, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472807397
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Bolt Action: Ostfront
Barbarossa to Berlin
Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $29.95

Take charge of Operation Barbarossa and drive towards Moscow or command the steadfast defenders of the Soviet Union. From the early battles for Leningrad and Sevastopol to the tank clash of Kursk and the bitter urban warfare of Stalingrad, this new theatre supplement for Bolt Action provides players with new scenarios... Read more >
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Bolt Action: Ostfront
Barbarossa to Berlin
Written by Warlord Games
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.95

Take charge of Operation Barbarossa and drive towards Moscow or command the steadfast defenders of the Soviet Union. From the early battles for Leningrad and Sevastopol to the tank clash of Kursk and the bitter urban warfare of Stalingrad, this new theatre supplement for Bolt Action provides players with new scenarios... Read more >
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Irregular Army
Irregular Army
Written by Matt Kennard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685631
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Irregular Army
How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror
Written by Matt Kennard


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $19.95

Since the launch of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars—now the longest wars in American history—the US military has struggled to recruit troops. It has responded, as Matt Kennard’s explosive investigative report makes clear, by opening its doors to neo-Nazis, white supremacists, gang members, criminals of all stripes, the overweight, and the... Read more >
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My Promised Land
My Promised Land
Written by Ari Shavit
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385521710
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My Promised Land
The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
Written by Ari Shavit


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $17.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST

Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the... Read more >
The Rise of Islamic State
The Rise of Islamic State
Written by Patrick Cockburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781784780401
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The Rise of Islamic State
ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution
Written by Patrick Cockburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new threat emerges. While Al Qaeda is weakened, new jihadi movements, especially ISIS, are starting to emerge. In military operations in June 2014 they were far more successful than Al Qaeda ever were, taking territory that reaches... Read more >
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The Rise of Islamic State
ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution
Written by Patrick Cockburn


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new threat emerges. While Al Qaeda is weakened, new jihadi movements, especially ISIS, are starting to emerge. In military operations in June 2014 they were far more successful than Al Qaeda ever were, taking territory that reaches... Read more >
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Washington's Revolution
Washington's Revolution
Written by Robert Middlekauff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874233
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Washington's Revolution
The Making of America's First Leader
Written by Robert Middlekauff


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $30.00

A vivid, insightful, essential new account of the formative years that shaped a callow George Washington into an extraordinary leader, from the Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff.

George Washington was famously unknowable, a man of deep passions hidden behind a facade of rigid self-control. Yet before he was...

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