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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...


Risk Taker, Spy Maker

by Barry Michael Broman Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Joining the CIA after fighting in Vietnam as a Marine, Broman’s first posting was war-torn Cambodia. He was present at the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975, escaping just before the Khmer Rouge took power. During...


Not a Gentleman's Work

by Gerard Koeppel Hachette Books (June 15, 2020)

The true story of the most notorious crime in American nautical history -- a uniquely grotesque triple murder -- and the long journey to truth.

The Herbert Fuller, a three-masted sailing ship loaded with New...


Fighting Words

by Nancy F. Cott Basic Books (March 16, 2020)

From a Harvard historian, this riveting portrait of four trailblazing American journalists highlights the power of the press in the interwar period.

In the fragile peace following the Great War, a surprising...


The World Beneath Their Feet

by Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown and Company (February 17, 2020)

A saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement -- all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war -- that became one of the most compelling international...


The Fortress

by Alexander Watson Basic Books (February 24, 2020)

A prizewinning historian tells the dramatic story of the siege that changed the course of the First World War

In September 1914, just a month into World War I, the Russian army laid siege to the fortress city...


The World Aflame

by Dan Jones & Marina Amaral Pegasus Books (August 04, 2020)

A bestselling historian and a brilliant artist have combined their talents to create a stunning visual history of global war and revolution from 1914 to 1945.

Dan Jones and Marina Amaral tell the epic, harrowing,...


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...


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...


The Battle of Tsushima

by Phil Carradice Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

In 1905 Japan and Russia were at war. With the Russian Far East Fleet destroyed, the Czar decided to send his Baltic Fleet half way around the world to exact revenge. This mammoth journey took many months and...


Cold War

by Stephen Twigge Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Cold War tells the story of half a century of superpower confrontation from the end of the Second World War to the collapse of the Soviet Union. The book describes in chilling detail the military and ideological...


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 Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts

by Al J Venter Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Portugal was the first European country to colonize Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its “civilizing mission in Africa” the Portuguese...


Last Mission to Tokyo

by Michel Paradis Simon & Schuster (July 28, 2020)

A thrilling narrative that introduces a key but underreported moment in World War II: The Doolitte Raids and the international war crimes trial in 1945 that defined Japanese-American relations and changed legal...


The Dark Age of Tanks

by David Lister Pen and Sword Military (March 30, 2020)

In the thirty years after the Second World War, the British army entered a period of intense technological development. Due to the lack of surviving documentation, this period is almost a second Dark Age. What...


The People's Army in the Spanish Civil War

by Alexander Clifford Pen and Sword Military (March 20, 2020)

Why did the Spanish Republic lose the Spanish Civil War – and could the Republic have won? These are the key questions Alexander Clifford addresses in this in-depth study of the People’s Army and the critical...


The Secret US Plan to Overthrow the British Empire

by Graham M Simons Frontline Books (April 30, 2020)

After the Great War, there was much debate in the USA whether the country should isolate itself from ‘old world’ conflicts or follow an imperialist path and become the world’s only superpower. If the USA...


The Petlyakov Pe-2

by Peter C Smith Air World (March 30, 2020)

During the Second World War, the Soviet Union’s Petlyakov Pe-2 _Peshka_ dive-bomber was unique in that it was as fast as most fighter aircraft. This was in a period when it was considered by the RAF that it...


The Battle of Britain Pocket Manual 1940

by Chris McNab Casemate (April 09, 2020)

In the summer of 1940, Britain stood alone. For three long months, brave young RAF pilots took off every day, ready to defend British skies against large-scale Luftwaffe raids. 'The Few' were young, but they...


The Home Front Pocket Manual 1939-1945

by Lucinda Gosling Casemate (April 09, 2020)

Compiled from the Mary Evans archives, this manual brings together articles from fashionable contemporary magazines including Britannia & Eve, the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, and Tatler, on all aspects...


The Last Winter of the Weimar Republic

by Rüdiger Barth, Hauke Friederichs & Caroline Waight Pegasus Books (February 04, 2020)

 

A thrilling day-by-day account of the final months of the Weimar Republic, documenting the collapse of democracy in Germany and Hitler’s frightening rise to power.

November 1932. With the German economy in...


House of Glass

by Hadley Freeman Simon & Schuster (March 24, 2020)

A writer investigates her family’s secret history, uncovering a story that spans a century, two World Wars, and three generations.

Hadley Freeman knew her grandmother Sara lived in France just as Hitler started...


The Anatomy of a Spy

by Michael Smith Arcade (January 21, 2020)

For fans of both real spy dramas and fictional ones—both Ben Macintyre and John le Carré—the story of why spies spy.

 

Why do people put their lives at risk to collect intelligence? How do intelligence...


The Light That Failed

by Stephen Holmes & Ivan Krastev Pegasus Books (January 07, 2020)

A landmark book that completely transforms our understanding of the crisis of liberalism, from two pre-eminent intellectuals.

Why did the West, after winning the Cold War, lose its political balance?

In the early...


Fighting Words

by Nancy Cott Basic Books (March 17, 2020)

From an esteemed historian, a riveting group portrait of international journalists in the interwar period

In the fragile peace following the Great War, a surprising number of restless young Americans abandoned...


The Sum of the People

by Andrew Whitby Basic Books (March 31, 2020)

In April 2020, the United States will embark on what has been called "the largest peacetime mobilization in American history": the decennial population census. It is part of a long, if uneven, tradition of counting...


Hitler's First Hundred Days

by Peter Fritzsche Basic Books (March 17, 2020)

The breathtaking rise of Hitler in 1933-and the making of the Nazis

Amid the ravages of economic depression, Germans in the early 1930s were pulled to political extremes both left and right. Then, in the spring...


The Anatomy of a Spy

by Michael Smith Arcade (January 21, 2020)

For fans of both real spy dramas and fictional ones—both Ben Macintyre and John le Carré—the story of why spies spy.

 

Why do people put their lives at risk to collect intelligence? How do intelligence...


The World Beneath Their Feet

by Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown and Company (February 18, 2020)

One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of...


The Fortress

by Alexander Watson Basic Books (February 25, 2020)

A prizewinning historian tells the dramatic story of the siege that changed the course of the First World War

In September 1914, just a month into World War I, the Russian army laid siege to the fortress city...


House of Glass

by Hadley Freeman Simon & Schuster (March 24, 2020)

A writer investigates her family’s secret history, uncovering a story that spans a century, two World Wars, and three generations.

Hadley Freeman knew her grandmother Sara lived in France just as Hitler started...


Indestructible

by D.K. Drum, Jack H. Lucas & Bob Dole William Morrow Paperbacks (January 07, 2020)

Medal of Honor recipient Jack H. Lucas’s classic memoir of his heroics at the Battle of Iwo Jima—with a foreword by Bob Dole and reissued to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the battle in 2020.

On February...


Real Irish New York

by Dermot McEvoy Skyhorse (March 17, 2020)

As they entered their six hundredth year of British occupation, the Irish looked to America. By the 1840s, America was the oasis that the Irish sought during a decade of both famine and revolution, and New York...