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A Blood-Dimmed Tide: The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It

by Gerald Astor

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary

by Robert L. Grenier

The First American-Afghan War, a CIA war, was approved by President George W. Bush and directed by the author, Robert Grenier, the CIA station chief in Islamabad. Forging separate alliances with warlords, Taliban...


Nelson's Mediterranean Command

by Denis Orde

In 1798 Napoleon Bonaparte, who was all but Master of Europe, assembled a formidable expeditionary force at Toulon. While its purpose was unknown there was every reason to believe that Great Britain was its...


Battleships of the Scharnhorst Class: Warships of the Kriegsmarine

by Gerard Koop & Klaus-Peter Schmolke

The warships of the World War II era German Navy are among the most popular subject in naval history with an almost uncountable number of books devoted to them. However, for a concise but authoritative summary...


Stand by for Action: The Memoirs of a Small Ship Commander in World War II

by William Donald

The author of this compelling memoir proved himself one of the most successful small ship commanders during the Norwegian campaign in 1940, and then served at sea continuously throughout the rest of the War.

In...


A Delicate Affair' on the Western Front: America Learns How to Fight a Modern War in the Woëvre Trenches

by Terrence J Finnegan

Could the newly arrived American troops be trusted? They were greenhorns, having seen practically no action. The surprise attack at Seicheprey on April 20 was spearheaded by the elite German stormtroopers (Stosstruppen)...


Hell's Angels: The True Story of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II

by Jay A. Stout

During the air battles that destroyed Nazi Germany's ability to wage war, one bomb group was especially distinguished.

The Hell's Angels.

At the outbreak of World War II, the United States was in no way prepared...


Battalion: A British infantry unit's actions from the battle of El Alamein to the Elbe, 1942-1945.

by Alastair Borthwick

Alastair Borthwick’s Battalion is the widely acclaimed story of a British Army infantry unit in the Second World War. Written in Germany just after VE Day, Battalion captures the immediate memories of troops...


Battle Story Passchendaele 1917

by Chris McNab

The Battle of Passchendaele is perhaps one of the most iconic of the First World War, coming to symbolise the mud and blood of the battlefield like no other. Fought for over 3 months under some of the worst...


An Introduction to War Theory: A Primer

by Dr Chris Brown

In 2012 author Chris Brown gave a lecture to a group of 50 eminent historians. He asked them two questions: had they ever written about war? Of course they all had, history is war. The second was: how many had...


From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume V Victory and Aftermath January 1918-June 1919

by Arthur J Marder

The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that...


From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume III Jutland and After May to December 1916

by Arthur J Marder

The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that...


From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume II: To The Eve of Jutland 1914-1916

by Arthur Marder

The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that...


Torpedo: The Complete History of the World's Most Revolutionary Naval Weapon

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed any small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel - and by extension a small, minor navy - to threaten the...


The Last of the Romans: Bonifatius - Warlord and comes Africae

by Jeroen W. P. Wijnendaele

Despite his critical role in the western Roman Empire during the early fifth century AD, Bonifatius remains a neglected figure in the history of the late Empire.

The Last of the Romans presents a new political...


Conflict and Soldiers' Literature in Early Modern Europe: The Reality of War

by Paul Scannell

In Conflict and Soldiers' Literature in Early Modern Europe, Paul Scannell analyses the late 16th-century and early 17th-century literature of warfare through the published works of English, Welsh and Scottish...


The Sea Warriors: Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson

by Richard Woodman

The Sea Warriors is the true story of the great frigate captains of the Nelsonic Royal Navy who spent long and arduous years away from their homes fighting for king and country, to win and hold control of the...


When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II

by Molly Guptill Manning

While the Nazis were burning hundreds of millions of books across Europe, America printed and shipped 140 million books to its troops. The story of how the books were received, how they connected soldiers...


The Sinking of the Prince of Wales & Repulse: The End of the Battleship Era

by Patrick Mahoney & Martin Middlebrook

On the third day of the war with Japan, two Royal Navy capital ships were sunk off Malaya by air torpedo attack. They had not requested the air support that could have saved them and 840 men died in the battleship...


Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War

by Admiral Reinhard Scheer

Anglo-German naval rivalry before 1914 had been expected to culminate in a cataclysmic fleet action in the North Sea once war was declared, a battle upon which the outcome of the war would depend: yet the two...