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English Bowman: 1330-1515

By: Bartlett, Clive

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Military Books:

Our Product Number: 608572


Color Illustrations. 64 pages. Warrior Series, No. 11. he English military ascendancy which lasted from the mid-14th to the early 16th century was founded upon defensive tactics based on the use of the longbow. This weapon, distinctive in that it was used by English forces alone, was probably the most effective missile weapon of the Late Middle Ages: its arrow had the same penetrative ability as a modern day bullet and the bow's rate of fire was not equalled by any weapo... View more info

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Fighter Boys: The Battle of Britain, 1940

By: Bishop, Patrick

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Viking:

Our Product Number: 605176


448 pages. The summer of 1940 was supposed to be the beginning of the end of Britain. Europe had fallen to Hitler's storm troops with terrifying speed, and once the Royal Air Force was destroyed, Britain was next. But that was precisely where the Nazis stumbled. For 123 days, while Herman Goering sent wave after wave of Luftwaffe fighters to rain down fire on Britain, three thousand young RAF airmen fought back with a ferocity and agility that stunned the world. Now in t... View more info

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At War in the Gulf: A Chronology

By: Blair, Arthur H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, TAMU Press:

Our Product Number: 605556


144 pages. The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990, unleashed a conflict that had both diplomatic and military fronts. Using contemporary accounts and recently released military documents, Col. Arthur H. Blair, USA (Ret.), traces both fronts as they developed day by day. Efforts to avoid war, coalition formation, mobilization of public support, military build-up in a foreign desert--all of these aspects of Desert Shield are presented in clear detail. Then, from th... View more info

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The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns to North Korea

By: Brady, James

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin:

Our Product Number: 604853


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Index.. 288 pages. Half a century after he fought there as a young lieutenant of Marines, James Brady returns to the brooding Korean ridgelines and mountains to sound taps for a generation. In the spring of 2003, Brady flew in Black Hawk choppers and trekked the Demilitarized Zone, interviewing four-star generals and bunking in with tough U.S. recon troops. He recalls that first time on bloody Hill 749, the men who ... View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Caroline Alexander

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Viking:

Our Product Number: 608297


Pale green boards with dark spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 491 pages. More than two centuries after Master’s Mate Fletcher Christian led a mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh on a small, armed transport vessel called Bounty, the true story of this enthralling adventure has become obscured by the legend. Combining vivid characterization and deft storytelling, Caroline Alexander shatters the centuries-old myths... View more info

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Behind the Lines: Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters -- and One Man's Search to Find Them

By: Carroll, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner:

Our Product Number: 604115


512 pages. A candid exploration of warfare from the perspectives of soldiers and civilians is drawn from previously unpublished letters as collected by the author during his country-wide tour in search of wartime correspondences, in a tribute that features the writings of soldiers from every major American conflict. View more info

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109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos

By: Conant, Jennet

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 604202


Map of Los Alamos on end papers; protected in a removable archival cover. . 448 pages. In 1943, Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant, charismatic head of the Manhattan Project, recruited scientists to live as virtual prisoners of the U.S. government on a barren mesa thirty-five miles outside Santa Fe, New Mexico. Los Alamos was a secret city, a primitive barbed-wire-enclosed encampment whose makeshift dormitories and labs housed scientists, their young families, and some o... View more info

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Army Officer's Guide

By: Crocker, Lawrence P.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Stackpole Books:

Our Product Number: 603524


721 pages. 47th ed View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $6.32

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company:

Our Product Number: 606836


No spine crease.. 512 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This edition includes a new chapter on Japan and all-new illustrations drawn from the television series. 32 illustrations. View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $8.42

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company:

Our Product Number: 607382


No spine crease.. 494 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This edition includes a new chapter on Japan and all-new illustrations drawn from the television series. 32 illustrations. View more info

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Anglo-Saxon Thegn AD 449-1066: With Visitor Information

By: Harrison, Mark; Embleton, Gerry

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing:

Our Product Number: 604520


64 pages. Trade Editions. The collapse of Roman rule in Britain was not so much a sudden catastrophe as a long and drawn-out decline. The 'Celtic' Britons retreated gradually to the highland areas of Wales, Cornwall and the south-west of Scotland. Control of the fertile eastern lowlands was lost to warriors of Germanic origin who migrated from the Continent. These Germanic conquerors have become known to history as the 'Anglo-Saxons'. They were to dominate the lowland zo... View more info

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe

By: Jordan, Jonathan W.

Price: $14.49

Publisher: New York, NAL Caliber:

Our Product Number: 607771


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 654 pages. The true story of the friendship-and rivalry-among the greatest American generals of World War II. Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, General George S. Patton, and General Omar N. Bradley engineered the Allied conquest that shattered Hitler's hold over Europe. But they also shared an intricate web of relationships going back decades. In the cauldron of World War II, they found their prewar friendships compli... View more info

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The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-day Sacrifice

By: Kershaw, Alex

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., Da Capo Press:

Our Product Number: 603150


1 x 9.33 x 6.28 Inches. 288 pages View more info

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The Principles of War for the Information Age

By: Leonhard, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Novato, CA, Presidio Press:

Our Product Number: 602990


. 304 pages View more info

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The Generals: Andrew Jackson, Sir Edward Pakenham, and the Road to the Battle of New Orleans

By: Patterson, Benton

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, NYU Press:

Our Product Number: 604366


311 pages. In December of 1814, American forces led by Major General Andrew Jackson moved into the city of New Orleans. For the next six weeks, Jackson’s ragtag troops of militiamen, free blacks, Indians, and pirates furiously defended the city against Britain’s elite army, led by Lieutenant General Sir Edward Pakenham. In the bloody confrontation of the two armies, the American underdog army decisively defeated Sir Edward Pakenham’s British troops. The Gener... View more info

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Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror

By: Prince, Eric

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Portfolio / Penguin:

Our Product Number: 608213


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gray boards quarterbound in gray cloth with spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 16 pages of b/w photos. Notes . 404 pages. Forget everything you think you know about Blackwater. And get ready for a thrilling, true story that will make you rethink who the good guys and bad guys have been since 9/11. No company in our time has been as mysterious or as controversial as Black... View more info

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The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008

By: Ricks, Thomas E.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press:

Our Product Number: 604178


400 pages. Thomas E. Ricks uses hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with top officers in Iraq and extraordinary on-the-ground reportage to document the inside story of the Iraq War since late 2005 as only he can, examining the events that took place as the military was forced to reckon with itself, the surge was launched, and a very different war began. Since early 2007 a new military order has directed American strategy. Some top U.S. officials now in Iraq actuall... View more info

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The Scottish and Welsh Wars 1250-1400

By: Rothero, Christopher

Price: $11.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing:

Our Product Number: 605448


48 pages. Men at Arms Series, 151. On 28 September 1066 William of Normandy landed near Hastings and prepared to meet the Anglo-Saxon army of King Harold Godwinson. On 10 October 1066 the two armies met; and after six hours of fighting what became known as the Battle of Hastings, the Anglo-Saxon army was crushed and their king slain. The Normans set up castles to control the native population, and four-fifths of all England's land changed ownership. However, despite init... View more info

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Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives

By: Sheeler, Jim

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books:

Our Product Number: 604478


24 pages of color photos. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . 288 pages. They are the troops that nobody wants to see, carrying a message that no military family ever wants to hear. Since the start of the war in Iraq, Marines like Major Steve Beck found themselves charged with a mission they never asked for and one for which there can be no training: casualty notification. In Final Salute, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Sheeler weaves together the sto... View more info

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Chancellorsville 1863

By: Smith, Carl; Hook, Adam

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing:

Our Product Number: 604247


96 pages. Osprey Trade Editions. General Joseph Hooker's attack was calculated to take his army to Richmond and end the war. Faced with an army twice the size of his own, Robert E. Lee split his forces, leaving Early to fend off Hooker's Fredericksburg attack, whilst ‘Stonewall’ Johnson was sent to take the Federal right flank by surprise. View more info