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D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
by Stephen E Ambrose
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Stephen E. Ambroseand#8217;s andlt;Iandgt;D-Day andlt;/Iandgt;is the definitive history of World War IIand#8217;s most pivotal battle, a day that changed the course of history.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;D-Dayandlt;/Iandgt; is the epic story... (read more)

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Pursuit of Victory : From Napoleon To Saddam Hussein (96 Edition)
Pursuit of Victory : From Napoleon To Saddam Hussein (96 Edition)
by Brian Bond
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In Western Europe and North America the idea that war can deliberately be used as an 'instrument of policy' has become unfashionable, not least because of the carnage of two World Wars and the Americans' humiliating experience in Vietnam. But wars are... (read more)

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Assault From the Sea : Essays on the History of Amphibious Warfare (93 Edition)
Assault From the Sea : Essays on the History of Amphibious Warfare (93 Edition)
by Merrill L. Bartlett
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A history of European, Asian, and American amphibious landings.... (read more)

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Art of War (08 Edition)
Art of War (08 Edition)
by Sun-tzu
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Sun-tzu's The Art of War is the classic work on strategic thinking. Throughout recorded history, Sun-tzu's wisdom, rules, and philosophy have been eagerly embraced by warriors, leaders, and gentle contemplators alike. This edition is an entirely new text... (read more)

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Fallen Soldiers : Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (91 Edition)
Fallen Soldiers : Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (91 Edition)
by George L. Mosse
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Tracing wartime experience from the Napoleonic Wars to Vietnam, Professor Mosse's chilling study explores why mankind has drawn the sting of death from modern war and transformed it into an acceptable, even sacred, event.... (read more)

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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare
The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare
by Geoffrey Parker
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One of the world's leading authorities on military history provides a unique account of Western warfare from antiquity to the present. The book treats all aspects of the subject from the Greeks to the nuclear age: the development of warfare on land, sea... (read more)

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First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps (Bluejacket Books)
First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps (Bluejacket Books)
by Victor H Krulak
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"Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program Bluejacket Paperback Book Series In this riveting insider's chronicle, legendary Marine General "Brute" Krulak submits an unprecedented examination of U.S. Marines--their fights on the... (read more)

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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
by Eugene B Sledge
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In his own book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war." John Keegan referred to it in The Second World War as "one of the most arresting documents in war literature." And Studs Terkel was so... (read more)

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Second World War (2ND 11 Edition)
Second World War (2ND 11 Edition)
by A. W. Purdue
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The Second World War ended the Nazi attempt to establish Germany as the dominant power in Europe and the world and Japan's aim of controlling South East Asia and the Pacific. It also resulted in the creation of two super-powers and led to the Cold War... (read more)

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War of 1812 (02 Edition)
War of 1812 (02 Edition)
by Carl Benn
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The War of 1812-1815 was a bloody confrontation that tore through the American frontier, the British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada, and parts of the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The conflict saw British, American, and First Nations' forces... (read more)

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Diary of Dirty Little War : the Spanish-american War of 1898 (00 Edition)
Diary of Dirty Little War : the Spanish-american War of 1898 (00 Edition)
by Harvey Rosenfeld
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The Spanish-American War has been called a "splendid" little war, but, as Rosenfeld contends, it was a dirty little war as well. This colorful account, presented in diary format from the days preceding the declaration of war to the signing of the peace... (read more)

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One Hundred Years of Sea Power: The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990
One Hundred Years of Sea Power: The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990
by George W Baer
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A navy is a state's main instrument of maritime force. What it should do, what doctrine it holds, what ships it deploys, and how it fights are determined by practical political and military choices in relation to national needs. Choices are made... (read more)

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Battle for Leyte Gulf (07 Edition)
Battle for Leyte Gulf (07 Edition)
by C. Vann Woodward
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Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf—the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it... (read more)

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The Surge: A Military History
The Surge: A Military History
by Kimberly Kagan
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Understanding the role of combat in the Iraq war is essential for both the American people and the U.S. military. Recognizing the objectives of both sides and the plans developed to attain those objectives provides the context for understanding the war... (read more)

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Medieval Siege (92 Edition)
Medieval Siege (92 Edition)
by Jim Bradbury
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The chapter on weaponry is descriptive and there are excellent drawings as well as contemporary illustrations. Equally, the final chapter on the conduct of sieges is admirably forthright... the index is particularly good. TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT In... (read more)

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Signal Victory : the Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813 (97 Edition)
Signal Victory : the Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813 (97 Edition)
by David Curtis Skaggs
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The Battle of Lake Erie on 10 September 1813 is considered by many to be the most important naval confrontation of the War of 1812. Made famous by the American fleet commander Oliver Hazard Perry's comment, "We have met the enemy and they are ours," the... (read more)

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To Shining Sea: A History of the United States Navy, 1775-1998
To Shining Sea: A History of the United States Navy, 1775-1998
by Stephen Howarth
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To Shining Sea is a landmark work of naval history--the most comprehensive and authoritative narrative account of American sea power written in recent times. From John Paul Jonesand#8217;s defiant cry "I have not yet begun to fight," to the war in the... (read more)

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U.S. Military History F/dummies (08 Edition)
U.S. Military History F/dummies (08 Edition)
by Mcmanus
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Want to know more about American military history? U.S. Military History For Dummies presents concise and revealing accounts of all of the nation's armed conflicts from the French and Indian War to Iraq. It explains how the U.S. military is organized and... (read more)

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Wartime : Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War (89 Edition)
Wartime : Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War (89 Edition)
by Paul Fussell
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Winner of both the National Book Award for Arts and Letters and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Paul Fussell's classic The Great War and Modern Memory remains one of the most original and gripping volumes ever written about the... (read more)

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Second World War in Europe (04 Edition)
Second World War in Europe (04 Edition)
by Charles Messenger
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From the rise of Hitler and Mussolini to the battles in Normandy and North Africa, this comprehensive and illuminating volume explains the causes and tactics of warfare that engulfed Europe during World War II.... (read more)

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