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"...the real war will never get in the books"

Selections from Writers During the Civil War

by Louis P. Masur

<p>&quot;These thousands, and tens and twenties of thousands of American young men, badly wounded, all sorts of wounds, operated on, pallid with diarrhea, languishing, dying with fever, pneumonia, &amp;c. open a new world somehow to me, giving ...

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"No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar"

Sherman's Carolinas Campaign from Fayetteville to Aversarboro, March 1865

by Mark A. Smith & Wade Sokolosky

<p>General William T. Sherman’s 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginia’s final battles against the Army of the Potomac. Career ...

ISBN: 9781611212877

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'Total Germany'

The Royal Navy' War Against the Axis Powers 1939-1945

by David Wragg

<SPAN STYLE= "" >On the declaration of war in 1939 the British Admiralty signalled all warships and naval bases 'Total Germany, Total Germany'.<BR><BR>It was fortunate that of Germany's three armed services, the Kriegsmarine under ...

ISBN: 9781473844650

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“Double Canister at Ten Yards”

The Federal Artillery and the Repulse of Pickett’s Charge, July 3, 1863

by David Shultz

<p>Gettysburg is one of the most famous and studied battles of history, and Pickett’s Charge, its climax on the third day, continues to fascinate a new generation of readers. Most accounts of the grand assault focus on General Robert E. Lee’s ...

ISBN: 9781940669496

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Volume 2

Gettysburg to Appomattox

by John Schmutz

<p>The second installment in a sweeping history of the 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. The 5th Texas established an exceptional combat record in an ...

ISBN: 9781611213355

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia : Volume 1

Secession to the Suffolk Campaign

by John Schmutz

<p>The 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—was one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Much like the army in which it served, the 5th Texas established a stellar combat record. The regiment ...

ISBN: 9781611212051

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“The Devil’s to Pay”

John Buford at Gettysburg. A History and Walking Tour.

by Eric J. Wittenberg

<p>Although many books on Gettysburg have addressed the role played by Brig. Gen. John Buford and his First Cavalry Division troops, there is not a single book-length study devoted entirely to the critical delaying actions waged by Buford and ...

ISBN: 9781611212099

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101st Airborne in Normandy

Militaria: The Big Battles of WWII

by Yves Buffetaut

<p>101st Airborne Division was activated in August 1942 in Louisiana, and its first combat mission was Operation Overlord. On D-Day—June 6, 1944—101st and 82nd Airborne dropped onto the Cotentin peninsula hours before the landings, tasked with ...

ISBN: 9781612005249

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12 Strong Film Tie-in

by Doug Stanton

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ISBN: 9781501178511

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13 Sharks

The Careers of a series of small Royal Navy Ships, from the Glorious Revolution to D-Day.

by John D Grainger

<SPAN STYLE= "" >John D Grainger charts the careers of the thirteen vessels that have served the Royal Navy under the name HMS Shark. Despite the ferocious name, they have all been relatively small vessels including one brigantine, five sloops, ...

ISBN: 9781473877269

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15 Years of War

How the Longest War in U.S. History Affected a Military Family in Love, Loss, and the Cost Of Service

by Kristine Schellhaas

<p>Less than 1% of our nation will ever serve in our armed forces, leaving many to wonder what life is really like for military families. He answers the call of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Pacific; she keeps the home fires burning. Worlds

ISBN: 9781611213492

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18 Hours

The True Story of an SAS War Hero

by Michael Carman

Jock Wallace was pumped. It was the start of Operation Anaconda, the US-led military offensive to flush out al Qaeda and the Taliban from their last stronghold in the Shahi Kot Valley in Afghanistan. If intelligence reports were correct, there ...

ISBN: 9781742673974

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1805 Austerlitz

Napoleon and the Destruction of the Third Coalition

by Robert Goetz

<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Battle of Austerlitz is almost universally regarded as the most impressive of Napoleon’s many victories. The magnitude of the French achievement against a larger army was unprecedented, the great victory being met by sheer ...

ISBN: 9781473894235

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185: The Malta Squadron

by ANTHONY ROGERS

Mussolini declared war on Britain on 10 June 1940 and the next day Italian aircraft began the first of more than 3,000 bombing raids over Malta. The diary entries of the RAF airmen involved provide a unique account of the epic battle as ...

ISBN: 9780750966108

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1913

The Eve of War

by Christopher Oxford

Christmas 1913: in Britain, people are debating a new dance called 'the tango'. In Germany, they are fascinated by the wedding of the Kaiser's daughter to the Duke of Brunswick. Little did they know that their world was on 'The Eve of War', a ...

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1913

The Eve of War

by Christopher Oxford

Christmas 1913: in Britain, people are debating a new dance called 'the tango'. In Germany, they are fascinated by the wedding of the Kaiser's daughter to the Duke of Brunswick. Little did they know that their world was on 'The Eve of War', a ...

ISBN: 9781486293872

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1914

The Year The World Ended

by Robert Meldrum

Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth: 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Britain and France were poised to plunge the world into a war that would kill or wound 37 million people, tear down the ...

ISBN: 9781486242627

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1914

The Days Of Hope

by Lyn MacDonald

<p>Lyn MacDonald's acclaimed history <em>1914: The Days of Hope</em>, is not so much the story of war as the story of an army.</p> <p>In this vivid account of the first months of the First World War, Lyn Macdonald draws on personal accounts of ...

ISBN: 9780241972199

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1914

The Year The World Ended

by Robert Meldrum

Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth: 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Britain and France were poised to plunge the world into a war that would kill or wound 37 million people, tear down the ...

ISBN: 9781486204625

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1914

The Year The World Ended

by Robert Meldrum

Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth: 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Britain and France were poised to plunge the world into a war that would kill or wound 37 million people, tear down the ...

ISBN: 9781486242634

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