Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in History - Military

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45
Written by Ryan Noppen, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003861
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
The Darkest Days
The Darkest Days
Written by Douglas Newton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781683507
Our Price: $34.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Japan 1941
Japan 1941
Written by Eri Hotta
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739742
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Japan 1941
Countdown to Infamy
Written by Eri Hotta


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

When Japan attacked the United States in 1941, its leaders, in large part, understood they were...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Written by Gwynne Dyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361684
Our Price: $34.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $34.95

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014
Written by Gwynne Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307361707
Our Price: $17.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

Written by Gwynne Dyer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.99

Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.
 
The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Battle of Ap Bac
The Battle of Ap Bac
Written by Neil Sheehan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873649
Our Price: $0.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Battle of Ap Bac

Written by Neil Sheehan


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

In the opening years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American military advisors and their South Vietnamese allies were facing down the Viet Cong. The confident Americans were there to do what seemed elementary: help the South Vietnamese army defeat a ragtag guerrilla enemy. They were assured... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974492
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980660
Our Price: $20.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
How War Begins
How War Begins
Written by John Keegan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873632
Our Price: $0.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Alesia 52 BC
Alesia 52 BC
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782009221
Our Price: $21.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Alesia 52 BC
The final struggle for Gaul
Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $21.95

Caesar's Legions laid siege to Vercingetorix's Gallic army in one of the most tactically amazing battles of all time. Outnumbered 6:1, the Romans built siege lines facing inward and outward and prevented the Gauls from breaking the siege. The campaign leading to the battle revealed ingenuity on both sides, though in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Apache Warrior 1860-86
Written by Robert Watt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803528
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom
Written by Lon Nordeen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003441
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom

Written by Lon Nordeen


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $22.95

This book is the third of three volumes on US Marine Corps Harrier IIs in combat, and it is the first volume in print to cover the whole story of the AV-8B's service employment during peacekeeping operations and then in Afghanistan.

In the 1970s the USMC bought the AV-8A Harrier from the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
AV-8B Harrier II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom

Written by Lon Nordeen


Format: eBook, 97 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

In the 1970s the USMC bought the AV-8A Harrier from the UK to test V/STOL concepts for close air support. A successful funding battle was subsequently fought in the 1980s to secure military, political and economic support to expand this concept to develop and field the second generation AV-8B Harrier II... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
French Tanks of World War II (2)
French Tanks of World War II (2)
Written by Steven Zaloga
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003922
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

French Tanks of World War II (2)
Cavalry Tanks and AFV's
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

The design quality of France's armored vehicles is somewhat forgotten in light of the myth of superiority surrounding the German Panzers' role in the Blitzkrieg against France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The second volume of two covering the French tanks of World War II, this title focuses primarily on the design, development... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
French Tanks of World War II (2)
Cavalry Tanks and AFV's
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $13.95

The design quality of France's armored vehicles is somewhat forgotten in light of the myth of superiority surrounding the German Panzers' role in the Blitzkrieg against France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The second volume of two covering the French tanks of World War II, this title focuses primarily on the design, development... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941
German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941
Written by David Campbell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803245
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941

Written by David Campbell


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Featuring full-color artwork, specially drawn maps and archive photographs, this study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of six representative German and Soviet infantry battalions pitched into three pivotal actions that determined the course of the Barbarossa campaign at the height of World War II.

The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941

Written by David Campbell


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

Featuring full-color artwork, specially drawn maps and archive photographs, this study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of six representative German and Soviet infantry battalions pitched into three pivotal actions that determined the course of the Barbarossa campaign at the height of World War II.

The... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Written by D Fitzwilliams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402721
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Hints for the Home Guard, 1940
Training and Duties: Including the Methods of Defeating an Armed Man
Written by D Fitzwilliams


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

First published in 1940, this vintage reprodcution offers advice about how to protect your local community in the event of an enemy invasion of Great Britain. It has hints and tips for attacking suspicious visitors, defending villages, what to wear on patrol and how to spot and secure a German parachutist-... Read more >
Junkers Ju 87 Stuka
Junkers Ju 87 Stuka
Written by Mark Guardia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801197
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Written by Mark Guardia


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

In the opening days of Nazi Germany's Blitzkrieg campaigns, few aircraft could invoke as much terror as the Junkers Ju 87. Nicknamed the "Stuka" (an abbreviation of Sturzkampfflugzeug - the German term for "dive-bomber"), the Ju 87 was perhaps the most feared tactical bomber of the ETO. With its fixed landing... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Written by Mark Guardia


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

In the opening days of Nazi Germany's Blitzkrieg campaigns, few aircraft could invoke as much terror as the Junkers Ju 87. Nicknamed the "Stuka" (an abbreviation of Sturzkampfflugzeug - the German term for "dive-bomber"), the Ju 87 was perhaps the most feared tactical bomber of the ETO. With its fixed landing... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns
MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns
Written by Alejandro Quesada
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780963884
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns

Written by Alejandro Quesada


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Nazi Germany's MP 38 and MP 40 submachine guns are among World War II's most iconic weapons, but it is often forgotten that they continued in use all over the world for many decades after 1945, even being seen during the fighting in Libya in 2011. Widely issued to Fallschirmjäger (parachute... Read more >
MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns

Written by Alejandro de Quesada


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

Nazi Germany's MP 38 and MP 40 submachine guns are among World War II's most iconic weapons, but it is often forgotten that they continued in use all over the world for many decades after 1945, even being seen during the fighting in Libya in 2011. Widely issued to Fallschirmjäger (parachute... Read more >
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 6 of 40
View past category highlights: