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The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War
The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War
by Fred Anderson
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The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" (The New York Times Book Review) The French and Indian War -the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War-remains one of the most... (read more)

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Little-Known Wars of Great and Lasting Impact: The Turning Points in Our History We Should Know More about
Little-Known Wars of Great and Lasting Impact: The Turning Points in Our History We Should Know More about
by Alan Axelrod
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Alan Axelrod identifies 18 smaller wars that led to great changes in history, from the Afghan Civil War that precipitated the rise of the Taliban to the Algerine War in 1815, seen as the first war on terror, to King Philip’s War in 1675 that, in... (read more)

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Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution
Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution
by Stephen L Hardin
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This award-winning book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone interested in Texas or military history.... (read more)

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Modern Warfare in Spain: American Military Observations on the Spanish Civil War, 1936 1939
Modern Warfare in Spain: American Military Observations on the Spanish Civil War, 1936 1939
by James W. Cortada.
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During the Spanish Civil War, foreign military officers wrote highly elaborate reports of their experiences at the front. One was attach Col. Stephen O. Fuqua of the U.S. Army, who had once held the rank of major general. His presence was highly unusual,... (read more)

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The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War
The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War
by Fred Anderson
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The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" (The New York Times Book Review) The French and Indian War -the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War-remains one of the most... (read more)

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Montcalm & Wolfe
Montcalm & Wolfe
by Francis Parkman
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The result of over forty years of passionate research, Montcalm and Wolfe is the epic story of Europe's struggle for dominance of the New World. Centuries of rivalry and greed between the great imperial powers culminated in five brutal years of war... (read more)

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Balaclava 1854: The Charge of the Light Brigade (Praeger Illustrated Military History)
Balaclava 1854: The Charge of the Light Brigade (Praeger Illustrated Military History)
by John Sweetman
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The port of Balaclava was crucial in maintaining the supply lines for the Allied siege of Sevastapol. The Russian attack on it on 25th October 1854 therefore posed a major threat to the survival of the Allied cause. The battle took place in four stages... (read more)

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Wars of National Liberation
Wars of National Liberation
by Daniel Moran
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-246) and index.... (read more)

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An Unpopular War: From Afkak to Bosbefok: Voices of South African National Servicemen
An Unpopular War: From Afkak to Bosbefok: Voices of South African National Servicemen
by J H Thompson
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In the seventies, eighties and nineties, conscription had a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of young men, particularly those who had to serve in the Angolan war. This book is a collection of reflections and memories of that time, collected by JH... (read more)

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Goose Green Crucial Battle of the Falkla
Goose Green Crucial Battle of the Falkla
by Mark Adkin
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Goose Green was the first land battle of the Falklands War. It was also the longest, the hardest-fought, the most controversial and the most important to win. What began as a raid became a vicious, 14-hour infantry struggle, in which 2 Para - outnumbered,... (read more)

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The Yom Kippur War 1973 (2: The Sinai (Praeger Illustrated Military History)
The Yom Kippur War 1973 (2: The Sinai (Praeger Illustrated Military History)
by Simon Dunstan
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The carefully co-ordinated attacks launched by Egypt and Syria in the Sinai and on the Golan Heights respectively achieved complete tactical surprise. In the second of this two-volume analysis of the Yom Kippur war, Simon Dunstan details the fighting in... (read more)

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Fatal Rivalry: Flodden, 1513: Henry VIII and James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain
Fatal Rivalry: Flodden, 1513: Henry VIII and James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain
by George Goodwin
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On September 9, 1513, the vicious rivalry between the young Henry VIII of England and his charismatic brother-in-law, James IV of Scotland, ended in violence at Flodden Field in the north of England. It was the inevitable climax to years of mounting... (read more)

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Hill of Squandered Valour: The Battle for Spion Kop, 1900
Hill of Squandered Valour: The Battle for Spion Kop, 1900
by Ron Lock
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The Battle of Spion Kop was fought during the campaign to relieve Ladysmith, South Africa, after the Boers of the Transvaal and Orange Free State had gotten a jump on the British Empire and besieged a British army in the town. It was the single bloodiest... (read more)

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Crimea the Great Crimean War 1854 1856
Crimea the Great Crimean War 1854 1856
by Trevor Royle
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The Crimean War, one of history's most compelling subjects, encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and misadministration on a grand scale. It created a heroic myth out of the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade and, in Florence Nightingale, it... (read more)

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Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965
Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965
by Michael Burleigh
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A sweeping history of the Cold Wars many “hot” wars born in the last gasps of empire  The Cold War reigns in popular imagination as a period of tension between the two post-World War II superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union,... (read more)

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Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, 1870-71
Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, 1870-71
by Michael Howard
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First published in 1961 and now with a new introduction, The Franco-Prussian War is acknowledged as the definitive history of one of the most dramatic and decisive conflicts in the history of Europe.... (read more)

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Wolfe At Quebec
Wolfe At Quebec
by Christopher Hibbert
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The last year in the life of British general James Wolfe.... (read more)

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Ghosts of Medak Pocket the Story of Canadas Secret War
Ghosts of Medak Pocket the Story of Canadas Secret War
by Carol Off
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In 1993, Canadian peacekeepers in Croatia were plunged into the most significant fighting Canada had seen since the Korean War. Their extraordinary heroism was covered up and forgotten. The ghosts of that battlefield have haunted them ever since... (read more)

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The French and Indian War: Deciding the Fate of North America (P.S.)
The French and Indian War: Deciding the Fate of North America (P.S.)
by Walter R Borneman
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In the summer of 1754, deep in the wilderness of western Pennsylvania, a very young George Washington suffered his first military defeat, and a centuries-old feud between Great Britain and France was rekindled. The war that followed would be fought... (read more)

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Echelon: The Light Brigade Action at Balaclava - A New Perspective
Echelon: The Light Brigade Action at Balaclava - A New Perspective
by James W Bancroft
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Lord Cardigans cavalry charge on 25 October 1854 at the battle of Balaclava "into the valley of death" is surely one of the most famous actions in military history. Is there anything new to say about it in print? Yes there is, because most publications... (read more)

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