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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Written by Mike Green


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well as describing how they were manned and fought in battle.

The equipping of... Read more >
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Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069330
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in... Read more >
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Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603993
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in... Read more >
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To Hanoi and Back
The U.S. Air Force and North Vietnam, 1966-1973
Written by Wayne Thompson
Foreword by Richard P. Hallion


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

After nearly eighteen months of the largely unsuccessful bombing campaign called Operation Rolling Thunder, the US Air Force began to look for ways to overcome technological, geographical, and political challenges in North Vietnam and use limited air power more effectively. In 1972 the two Linebacker campaigns joined with other air operations... Read more >
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Chasing the Silver Bullet
Chasing the Silver Bullet
Written by Kenneth P. Werrell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623564
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Chasing the Silver Bullet
U.S. Air Force Weapons Development from Vietnam to Desert Storm
Written by Kenneth P. Werrell


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $34.95

Airpower is credited with success in Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Serbia, but in Vietnam all of America's aerial might could not defeat a vastly outnumbered Third World force on bicycles. With a panoramic sweep and shocking frankness unrivaled in the current literature, Ken Werrell, one of today's most experienced airpower historians... Read more >
Alesia 52 BC
The final struggle for Gaul
Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

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 >
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Axis Midget Submarines
Axis Midget Submarines
Written by Jamie Prenatt and Mark Stille
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801227
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Axis Midget Submarines
1939-45
Written by Jamie Prenatt and Mark Stille


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $17.95

Axis Midget Submarines details the history, weapons, and operations of German, Japanese, and Italian midget submarines during World War II. Over this period, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional navy missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than... Read more >
Axis Midget Submarines
1939-45
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.95

During World War II, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional naval missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than their Allied counterparts, they saw service worldwide, operating in the Pacific, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Indian Ocean, North Sea, and... Read more >
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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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

In 1948 the USAF, Marine Corps and US Navy were concentrating on converting over to an all-jet force. When the Korean War started in June 1950, the USAF had built up a sizable jet force in the Far East, while the US Navy was in the early stages of getting F9F... Read more >
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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War
F9F Panther Units of the Korean War
Written by Warren Thompson, Illustrated by Mark Styling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003502
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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $22.95

In 1948 the USAF, Marine Corps and US Navy were concentrating on converting over to an all-jet force. When the Korean War started in June 1950, the USAF had built up a sizable jet force in the Far East, while the US Navy was in the early stages of getting F9F... Read more >
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Hong Kong 1941-45
Hong Kong 1941-45
Written by Benjamin Lai, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002680
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Hong Kong 1941-45
First Strike in the Pacific War
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $21.95

On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of... Read more >
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Hong Kong 1941-45
First Strike in the Pacific War
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of... Read more >
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

Written by Alexander Miladenov
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

The MiG-21, nicknamed 'Fishbed' by NATO, was the primary Soviet jet fighter from 1972 onward, opposing the F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat worldwide in a variety of conflicts.

The MiG-21 firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with over 10,000 units rolling off the lines... Read more >
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Written by Alexander Miladenov, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003748
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

Written by Alexander Miladenov
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $18.95

The MiG-21, nicknamed 'Fishbed' by NATO, was the primary Soviet jet fighter from 1972 onward, opposing the F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat worldwide in a variety of conflicts.

The MiG-21 firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with over 10,000 units rolling off the lines... Read more >
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Written by Andrew Brookes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmaneuver all the fighters of the... Read more >
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War
RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War
Written by Andrew Brookes, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782004110
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Written by Andrew Brookes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $22.95

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmaneuver all the fighters of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942
Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942
Written by Gordon Rottman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803276
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Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $18.95

After the Guadalcanal landings, Admiral Nimitz wanted to distract Japanese attention by launching an amphibious raid elswhere. Foreshadowing Bloody Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and countless other landings in the face of intense Japanese resistance, the Makin Raid taught the Marines a great deal.

Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and expert analysis... Read more >
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193304
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44

Written by Nik Cornish
Illustrated by Andrei Karachtchouk


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $14.95

The partisan war in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 has been the subject of considerable political manipulation in the decades following 1945. In great part this was due to the need to project the image of a country united behind Joseph Stalin and the Communist regime when the truth... Read more >
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44
Soviet Partisan 1941-44
Written by Nik Cornish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801432
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44

Written by Nik Cornish


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $18.95

From the start of Barbarossa, large numbers of Soviet troops and civilians were cut off behind Nazi German lines in what Stalin termed the Great Patriotic War. We know this in the West as the Russo-German part of World War II, but for many partisans it began as a life and... Read more >
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Patton's Air Force
Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team
Written by David N. Spires


Format: eBook, 377 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $39.95

From the time the Third Army became operational on August 1, 1944, until the guns fell silent on May 8, 1945, Lt. Gen. George S. Patton's troops covered more ground and took more enemy prisoners than any other Allied army in northwest Europe. Brig. Gen. Otto P. Weyland's XIX Tactical Air... Read more >
Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476418
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

One of the Best Books of the Year:
The Christian Science Monitor
NPR
The Seattle Times 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
Chicago Tribune


A New York Times Notable Book

The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, “a sideshow of...

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To Fill the Skies with Pilots
The Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1939-1946
Written by Dominick A. Pisano


Format: eBook, 197 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $24.95

Launched in 1939, the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) was one of the largest government-sponsored vocational education programs of its time. In To Fill the Skies with Pilots, Dominick A. Pisano explores the successes and failures of the program, from its conception as a hybrid civilian-military mandate in peacetime, through the... Read more >
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