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The Forgotten Wars

by Ron Crosby Oratia Books (October 14, 2020)


The Russian Civil War, 1918–1921

by A S Bubnov, S S Kamenev, M N Tukhachevskii & R P Eideman Casemate Academic (June 30, 2020)

The Russian Civil War was one of the most fateful of the 20th century's military conflicts, a bloody three-year struggle whose outcome saw the establishment of a totalitarian communist regime within the former...


A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977

by Colonel Mary V. Stremlow Usmcr Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Provides a historical review of women in the Marine Corps from their reservist status in 1946 through active status in 1977. Based upon original research. Illustrated.


On Political War

Political Warfare and Psychological Operations

by Frank R. Barnett & Carnes Lord Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Considers what the U.S. can do to overcome traditional American aversion to political warfare and how to be better competitors in the current political struggles that characterize international relations. Military...


The Air Force Integrates 1945-1964

SDI and the Alternatives

The Rise of Air Mobility and its Generals

by Lt.-Col. Laura L. Lenderman Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

In the early years of the Cold War, the United States relied on strategic nuclear attack as the primary means of deterring the Soviet Union. The focus on manned bombers and atomic weapons led to the rise of...


Manipulating the OODA Loop

Globalization and Maritime Power

M.I.A.

by Paul D. Mather Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)


Air Force Roles and Missions

Special Operations in U.S. Strategy

50 Years of Research on Man in Flight

by Charles A. Dempsey Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

This 50th Anniversary Celebration is a gala review of the last half century of research in aviation medicine. This research has fundamentally shaped the evolution of aircraft design from the wood and wire biplanes...


Case Studies in Strategic Bombardment

From Runway to Orbit

Sparks over Vietnam

by Gilles van Nederveen Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Captain Van Nederveen's paper can truly be a one source document describing the trials and tribulations of procuring and employing one of the Air Force's first "unique" aircraft during peace, war, and military...


Mosquitoes to Wolves

by Gary Robert Lester Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Comparable to twentieth century cavalry, early forward air controllers (FAC) probed, observed, and reported enemy activity. Flying rickety, underpowered, and unarmed aircraft, they operated on the leading edge...


Bayonet to Barrage

by Stephen Manning Pen and Sword Military (September 30, 2020)

How did technical advances in weaponry alter the battlefield during the reign of Queen Victoria? In 1845, in the first Anglo-Sikh War, the outcome was decided by the bayonet; just over fifty years later, in...


The First and Second Italian Wars 1494-1504

by Julian Romane Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

The First and Second Italian Wars describes the course of military operations and political machinations in Italy from 1494 to 1504. The narrative begins with the French conquest of much of Italy. But the French...


British Naval Intelligence through the Twentieth Century

by Andrew Boyd Seaforth Publishing (August 30, 2020)

This is the first comprehensive account of how intelligence influenced and sustained British naval power from the mid nineteenth century, when the Admiralty first created a dedicated intelligence department,...


Widowmaker

by Tim Hillier-Graves Casemate (August 31, 2020)

“Despite everything, I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs. They were the best, you know, even though it took me sometime to realize this when so many friends died flying them.” (Colin Facer, Corsair...


Panther Tanks - German Army Panzer Brigades

by Dennis Oliver Pen and Sword Military (September 30, 2020)

In July 1944, with the Eastern Front crumbling and the first cracks appearing in the Normandy defenses, Hitler ordered the creation of a new type of unit based on the ad-hoc Kampfgruppen which the Germans used...


The Hawker Hunter

by Martin W Bowman Pen and Sword Aviation (July 22, 2020)

If ever there was a real pilot's airplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multipurpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater...


Tomcat Fury

by Mike Guardia & Johnny Heller Spoken Realms (August 18, 2020)

From the Gulf of Sidra to the skies over Afghanistan, Tomcat Fury is the complete combat history of the F-14 Tomcat, as told by the pilots who flew it.

For more than three decades, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat was...


The North American Mustang III

by Phil H. Listemann Philedition (January 04, 2020)

The North American Mustang is certainly one of the legendary fighters of the Second World War. The aircraft can be split into two ‘families’, the Allison-powered and Merlin-powered. The RAF Marks I and II...


With the SAS: Across the Rhine

by Ian Wellsted Frontline Books (August 19, 2020)

With the SAS: Across the Rhine is the story of the latter part of Captain Ian Wellsted’s military career with the Special Air Service, the first part of which was detailed in his well-received SAS: With the...


Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1943-45

by Neil Page Casemate (August 31, 2020)

Around 500 Luftwaffe fighter pilots were awarded the Knight's Cross, accumulating huge numbers of missions flown. A similar number achieved more than 40 victories—more than the two leading USAF and RAF fighter...


Anna Komnene and the Alexiad

by Loulia Kolovou Pen and Sword History (May 13, 2020)

Anna Komnene is one of the most curious figures in the history of an intriguing empire. A woman of extraordinary education and intellect, she was the only Byzantine female historian and one of the first and...


A Game of Birds and Wolves

by Simon Parkin Little, Brown and Company (January 27, 2020)

As Heard on the New Yorker Radio Hour

The triumphant and "engaging history" (The New Yorker) of the young women who devised a winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the...


VD

by Ian Howie-Willis Big Sky Publishing (September 02, 2020)

Sexually transmitted diseases, for centuries lumped together as ‘Venereal Disease’, or ‘VD’ for short, have always marched in lock-step with soldiers from all armies wherever they have served.

    ...


Airborne Landing to Air Assault

by Nikolaos Theotokis Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Many books have been written about military parachuting, in particular about famous parachute operations like Crete and Arnhem in the Second World War and notable parachute units like the British Parachute Regiment...


Jayhawk

by Jay A Stout & George L Cooper Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipina mother, George Cooper is one of the few surviving veteran pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as Rabaul and Wewak. Not just another flag-waving...


Warships After London

by John Jordan Seaforth Publishing (September 30, 2020)

The Washington Treaty of February 1922 put a cap on the construction of capital ships and aircraft carriers while failing to impose similar restraints on ‘auxiliary’ vessels or submarines. This led to a...


Japan Runs Wild, 1942-1943

by Peter Harmsen Casemate (May 31, 2020)

In early 1942, the Japanese Army and Navy were advancing on all fronts, humiliating their US, British and Dutch foes throughout the Asia Pacific. In a matter of just months, the soldiers and sailors of the Rising...


Royal Flying Corps Kitbag

by Mark Hillier Frontline Books (March 30, 2020)

The Royal Flying Corps was formed by Royal Warrant on 13 April 1912, and came into being a month later when the Air Battalion was absorbed into the Military Wing of the new Corps in May. In the days following...


Leopard 2

by David Grummitt Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

When the Leopard 2, a third-generation main battle tank, first entered service with the Bundeswehr in 1979, at the height of the Cold War, it was indisputably the most advanced and potent tank in the world....


Kamikaze

by Adrian Stewart Pen and Sword Aviation (July 30, 2020)

In this fascinating book the author examines the Japanese concept of Kamikaze, the deliberate self-sacrifice of life in the cause of victory. This attitude, while incomprehensible to their American and European...


Napoleon in 100 Objects

by Gareth Glover Frontline Books (March 30, 2020)

For almost two decades, Napoleon Bonaparte was the most feared, and revered, man in Europe. At the height of his power, the land under his control stretched from the Baltic to the Mediterranean, and encompassed...


This Great Harbour

by W.S. Hewison Origin (July 07, 2020)

Known by mariners since Viking times as a safe anchorage in notoriously savage waters, Scapa Flow is the seaway that runs between the Orkney mainland and the island of Hoy. As the northern base of the Royal...


Pure Massacre

by Kevin O'Halloran Big Sky Publishing (April 01, 2020)

“I met with the Interhamwe leaders and when I shook their hand, they were cold, not cold as in temperature, cold as if another body, although they had a human form their eyes were not human. Their eyes were...


Taking the Lead

by Mark Lax Big Sky Publishing (March 01, 2020)

As Australia withdrew from Vietnam in 1972, few in the Australian Defence Force, none the least those in the Royal Australian Air Force could foresee the immense change that would sweep across the Service. New...


Clash of the Gods of War

by William Westerman & Nicholas Floyd Big Sky Publishing (March 01, 2020)

The Great War confronted Australia’s fledgling field and garrison artillery forces with a seemingly insurmountable challenge: to rapidly raise, prepare, deploy and engage in history’s most lethal war to...


Combat Medic

by Terry Pickard Big Sky Publishing (April 17, 2020)

On 22nd April 1995, more than 4,000 Rwandans were massacred and thousands more injured in a place called Kibeho. Terry Pickard, a seasoned soldier and medic, was one of a 32-strong force of Australian UN peacekeepers...


William Holmes

by Geoffrey Travers Big Sky Publishing (June 01, 2020)

The road that first leads people from Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney is named General Holmes Drive, but nowadays few Australians know anything about General Holmes.

William Holmes could be remembered for his...


A History of the 9th (Highlanders) Royal Scots

by Neill Gilhooley Pen and Sword Military (February 19, 2020)

Edinburgh is forever bound to The Royal Scots, the oldest in the British Army and now part of The Royal Regiment of Scotland. For a period in the early twentieth century, it also had a Highland battalion, the...


Cameras at War

by John Wade Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Books about war and the pictures that came out of conflict usually concentrate on the picture content. But behind every picture there is a camera – and that’s what this book is about. Profusely illustrated...


The 3rd SS Panzer Regiment

by Pierre Tiquet Casemate (August 31, 2020)

The 3rd SS Panzer Regiment was part of the Totenkopf Division—one of the 38 Waffen-SS divisions active during World War II. Notorious for its brutality, most notably a mass execution of British prisoners in...


Special Operations in WWII

by James Stejskal Casemate (April 30, 2020)

Winston Churchill famously instructed the head of the Special Operations Executive to "Set Europe ablaze!." Agents of both the British Special Operations Executive and the American Office of Strategic Services...


British Naval Weapons of World War Two

by Norman Friedman Seaforth Publishing (July 30, 2020)

John Lambert was a renowned naval draughtsman, whose plans were highly valued for their accuracy and detail by modelmakers and enthusiasts. By the time of his death in 2016 he had produced over 850 sheets of...