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  • LUCKNOW 1857 - A terrible siege

    The devil's wind against the British Residency

    Book 2 - Witness to history
    Blood curdling account of the Seige of Lucknow in 1857 India.A fascinanting and shockingly testimony. This is the personal diary of Julia Selina Inglis, the wife of Major-General Sir John Eardley Inglis, who commanded the British troops at the Siege of Lucknow in 1857 in India during the mutiny and uprising of 1857. By June 1857, with three sons aged under five, Julia Inglis was living in the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Uniforms of Russian army in the XVIII century - Vol. 1

    Book 5 - Soldiers, weapons & uniforms 700
    Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the year from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development over the past centuries . There is various ancient editions of the work, Mark Conrad’s translation is the first and the better to remain ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • African American Faces of the Civil War

    An Album

    Discover the men of color who fought for their freedom during the Civil War through profiles illustrated with original wartime photographs.A renowned collector of Civil War photographs and a prodigious researcher, Ronald S. Coddington combines compelling archival images with biographical stories that reveal the human side of the war. This third volume in his series on Civil War soldiers contains ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The American Revolution

    A Visual History

    Uncover the remarkable story of the American Revolution! Who were the Redcoats, and what was the Boston Tea Party? Explore key events like the British surrender at Yorktown, and the writing of the Declaration of Independence.Written in association with the esteemed Smithsonian Institution, this beautiful visual reference ebook will transport you back in time and onto the front lines of the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Civil War

    The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series

    series Vintage Civil War Library
    Based on the celebrated PBS television series about the men and women who lived through the cataclysmic trial of our nationhood—the complete text of the magisterial illustrated work of history that The New York Times hailed as "a treasure for the eye and mind.""The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • History's Greatest Battles

    Masterstrokes of War

    Great battles mark history's turning points, occurring as they do where cultures and ideologies clash.While some battles have been won by the superior force, others have been won by a sheer dogged refusal to surrender in the face of overwhelming odds. Superior weaponry has sometimes brought victory, as at Plassey, while the superior generalship of a Napoleon, a Wellington, or a Marlborough has won ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Irish Brigade

    A Pictorial History of the Famed Civil War Fighters

    A Full-Color History for Civil War Enthusiasts, History Buffs, and Anyone Interested in the Saga of the Irish in America!The Union’s Irish Brigade, the Civil War’s most famous fighting outfit, built an unusual reputation for dash and gallantry having fought throughout the war, from First Bull Run in 1861 to the Confederate surrender and Appomattox Court House in 1865. Here is the gripping true ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Shooting Vietnam

    The War By Its Military Photographers

    Discover what it was like to be amidst the action as a military photographer during the Vietnam War.Shooting Vietnam takes you there as you read the firsthand accounts and view the hundreds of photographs by men who lived the war through the lens of a camera. From the mid-1960s to the early 1970s, they documented everything from the horror of combat to the people and culture of a land they ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Military History

    The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare

    by DK ...
    The world's weaponry is showcased inside this spectacular visual guide.From the spears and swords of ancient times to the guns and grenades of modern warfare, 5,000 years of weaponry are explored and explained in unprecedented detail.Military History profiles key arms and armaments and conveys technologies and tactics across hundreds of pages of dramatic photography and accessible text. Find out ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $10.99 USD

  • U.S. Aircraft Carriers 1939–45

    series Casemate Illustrated Special
    A detailed and fully illustrated account of the development of American aircraft carriers up to and during World War II.This extensively illustrated volume tells the dramatic yet successful story of U.S. aircraft carriers in World War II by class, ranging from early pre-war designs to escort carriers built from destroyer hulls, to the gigantic fleet carriers serving as the predecessors of modern ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Auschwitz and Birkenau

    by Ian Baxter ...
    series Images of War
    Auschwitz and Birkenau were separate from each other,by about a 45 minute walk. Auschwitz was adapted to hold political prisoners in 1940 and evolved into a killing machine in 1941. Later that year a new site called Birkenau was found to extend the Auschwitz complex. Here a vast complex of buildings were constructed to hold initially Russian POWs and later Jews as a labour pool for the surrounding ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Final Days of the Reich

    by Ian Baxter ...
    series Images of War
    A pictorial history of the end of World War II from the perspective of Nazi Germany.Drawing on rare and previously unpublished photographs accompanied by in-depth captions and text, this book is a compelling account of the final weeks of the Nazis’ struggle for survival against overwhelming odds. Each photograph fully captures the tension, turmoil, and tragedy of those last, terrible days of war ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Western Front 1917–1918

    From Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the Armistice

    series The History of WWI
    The History of World War I series recounts the battles and campaigns that took place during the 'Great War'. From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German colonies in the Pacific, the World War I series provides a six-volume history of the battles and campaigns that raged on land, at sea and in the air.Following the climactic battles ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Chiang Kai-shek Versus Mao Tse-tung

    The Battle for China, 1946–1949

    by Philip Jowett ...
    series Images of War
    A vivid portrait of the final years of the civil war between the Chinese Nationalists and Communists, including many previously unpublished photos.This volume in the Images of War series is the first photographic history of the Chinese Civil War, fought between Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalists and the Communists of Mao Tse-tung, which decided the future of modern China.A selection of over two ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • SR-71

    The Complete Illustrated History of the Blackbird, The World's Highest, Fastest Plane

    At the height of the Cold War in 1964, President Johnson announced a new aircraft dedicated to strategic reconnaissance. The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane flew more than three-and-a-half times the speed of sound, so fast that no other aircraft could catch it. Above 80,000 feet, its pilots had to wear full-pressure flight suits similar to what was used aboard the space shuttle. Developed by ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • B-17 Memphis Belle

    series Images of War
    “A grand spread of images showing the aircraft, and more importantly the men who flew and maintained her . . . a must for 8th Air Force aficionados.”—War History OnlineWithout doubt Boeing Flying Fortress B–17F 41-42285 Memphis Belle and her crew generate an image that is an all-American icon. Indeed, it has been claimed that the Memphis Belle is in the top five of the most famous American ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Samurai in 100 Objects

    A journey through the world and culture of these elite Japanese warriors, filled with facts and photos.From lowly attendants (samurai literally means “those who serve”) to members one of the world’s most powerful military organizations, the samurai underwent a progression of changes to reach a preeminent position in Japanese society and culture. Even their eventual eclipse did not diminish their ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Antebellum and Civil War San Francisco

    A Western Theater for Northern & Southern Politics

    When Americans migrated westward, they took their politics with them, making San Francisco a microcosm of the nation as the Civil War loomed.Spurred by the promise of gold, hungry adventurers flocked to San Francisco in search of opportunity on the eve of the Civil War. The city flourished and became a magnet for theater. Some of the first buildings constructed in San Francisco were theater houses ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Auschwitz Death Camp

    by Ian Baxter ...
    series Images of War
    A World War II pictorial history detailing Nazi Germany’s Auschwitz concentration camp, its monstrous creators, and what went on inside.The concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau was the site of the single largest mass murder in history. Over one million mainly Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in its gas chambers. Countless more died as a result of disease and starvation. Auschwitz ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Warships of the Napoleonic Era

    Design, Development and Deployment

    A collection of British illustrations of their ships and ships they captured from 1793 to 1815, with informative text, by the author of The Sailing Frigate.Between 1793 and 1815, two decades of unrelenting naval warfare raised the sailing man-of-war to the zenith of its effectiveness as a weapon of war. Every significant sea power was involved in this conflict, and at some point virtually all of ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

  • Himmler's Nazi Concentration Camp Guards

    by Ian Baxter ...
    series Images of War
    “A chilling study of the . . . recruitment, indoctrination and performance of those responsible for the guarding of concentration camp inmates.”—Inscale.orgThe conversion of human beings into murderers and individuals routinely carrying out appalling acts of cruelty are bound to be shocking. But it happened under the Third Reich on a massive scale.This book follows the development of concentration ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Vietnam War

    The Tet Offensive, 1968

    series Modern Warfare
    On 30 January 1968 the North Vietnamese communists launched a coordinated surprise attack the Tet Offensive across South Vietnam against the South Vietnamese and American armies. Superior firepower eventually crushed the offensive, but it proved to be a major psychological victory for the communists a turning point in the Vietnam War. Anthony Tucker-Jones, in this photographic history of Tet and ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Hitler's Alpine Headquarters

    by James Wilson ...
    “A photographic history of the Nazi party’s building works in Munich and in the Berchtesgaden and Obersalzberg . . . These postcards are fascinating” (’s Alpine Headquarters looks at the development of the Obersalzberg from a small, long established farming community into Hitler’s country residence and the Nazis’ southern headquarters. Introducing new images and additional ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Fighting in the Shadows

    Untold Stories of Deaf People in the Civil War

    by Harry G. Lang ...
    This visually rich volume presents Harry G. Lang’s groundbreaking study of deaf people’s experiences in the Civil War. Based on meticulous archival research, Fighting in the Shadows reveals the stories of deaf soldiers and civilians who lived through this transformative period in American history. Lang describes the participation of deaf soldiers in the war, whose personal tests of fortitude and ... Read more

    $28.99 USD