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Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
Written by Steven Zaloga
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008163
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Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
The American Airborne Missions
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $21.95

Immortalized by the movie A Bridge Too Far, the parachute landings of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions were the first part of an Allied breakthrough attempt. In the late summer of 1944, the First Allied Airborne Army began to plan a complex operation to seize a Rhine River Bridge at... Read more >
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
The American Airborne Missions
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

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The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
Written by David Nicolle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008255
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The Conquest of Saxony AD 782-785
Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia
Written by David Nicolle


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $21.95

Charlemagne's conquests became the driving force in European politics between the Muslim defeat at Poitiers and the Crusades. He dominates the military history of Medieval Europe since his empire spanned France, western Germany, and northern Italy.

Charlemagne's conquest of the Saxons was the hardest fought and most protracted of his wars. It... Read more >
The Conquest of Saxony 782-785 AD
Charlemagne's defeat of Widukind of Westphalia
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Pacific Theater 1943-44
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor to the pugnacious Wildcat, and its creation was shaped... Read more >
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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Written by Edward Young, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008132
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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Pacific Theater 1943-44
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $18.95

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor to the pugnacious Wildcat, and its creation was shaped... Read more >
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
Written by LP Brockett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402646
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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Harold and Jack
Harold and Jack
Written by Christopher Sandford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149352
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Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: Hardcover, 332 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $25.95

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
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Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
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Invasion 1914
The Schlieffen Plan to the Battle of the Marne
Written by Ian Senior


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

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Living In, Living Out
African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940
Written by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

This oral history portrays the lives of African American women who migrated from the rural South to work as domestic servants in Washington, DC in the early decades of the twentieth century. In Living In, Living Out Elizabeth Clark-Lewis narrates the personal experiences of eighty-one women who worked for wealthy white... Read more >
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London Night and Day, 1951
London Night and Day, 1951
Written by Old House Books
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402936
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London Night and Day, 1951
A Guide to Where the Other Books Don't Take You
Written by Old House Books


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.95

This unusual and entertaining guide to the capital gives a snapshot of the best places to visit. Arranged by hour of the day, it takes the reader on a journey around 1950s London, from your morning walk to your visit to the Turkish Bath and late-night taxi home. Includes recommended restaurants... Read more >
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On the Seven Seas
On the Seven Seas
Written by Chris Peers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801401
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On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $17.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
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On the Seven Seas
Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730
Written by Chris Peers
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

On the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k’ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the globe, preying on port and vessel... Read more >
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Outcast London
Outcast London
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680124
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

 At the time the largest city in the world, Victorian London intrigued and appalled politicians, clergymen, novelists and social investigators. Dickens, Mayhew, Booth, Gissing and George Bernard Shaw, to name but a few, developed a morbid fascination with its sullied streets and the sensational gulf between London classes. Outcast London  explores the London economy, in... Read more >
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Outcast London
A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Written by Gareth Stedman Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of “outcast London.” Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850 London passed through a crisis of social and economic development. Outcast London is... Read more >
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Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007883
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Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $18.95

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess the tactics that were employed by the soldiers using these two feared weapons.

Two of World War...

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Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess the tactics that were employed by the soldiers using these two feared weapons.

Two of World War...

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The Punishment of Gaza

Written by Gideon Levy


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

Israel’s 2009 invasion of Gaza was an act of aggression that killed over a thousand Palestinians and devastated the infrastructure of an already impoverished enclave. The Punishment of Gaza shows how the ground was prepared for the assault and documents its continuing effects.

From 2005—the year of Gaza’s “liberation”—through to 2009, Levy... Read more >
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Smugglers and Smuggling
Smugglers and Smuggling
Written by Trevor May
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812074
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Smugglers and Smuggling
in Britain, 1700-1850
Written by Trevor May


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth century and the mid-nineteenth century, and smugglers have come to be highly romanticized as cheeky rogues, cunningly evading heavy taxes imposed by an overbearing government. In reality, many smugglers were prepared to use excessive force as often as they used cunning, and the... Read more >
Soldiers' Songs and Slang of the Great War

Written by Martin Pegler


Format: eBook
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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Story of my People
Story of my People
Written by Edoardo Nesi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590516775
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Story of my People

Written by Edoardo Nesi


Format: Trade Paperback, 178 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.95

Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy’s declining economy.
 
Starting from his family’s textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi examines the recent shifts in Italy’s manufacturing industry. Only one generation ago, Prato was... Read more >
US Navy Dreadnoughts 1914-45

Written by Ryan Noppen
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook
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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Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743756
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Amsterdam
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Written by Russell Shorto


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

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through the brutal struggle for Dutch independence and its golden age as the capital of a vast empire, to its complex present in which... Read more >
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