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  • Flying Warbirds

    An Illustrated Profile of the Flying Heritage Collection's Rare WWII-Era Aircraft

    by Cory Graff ...
    Get a comprehensive look at how World War II was fought from the air.Do you want to get an up-close look at some of the rarest airplanes in the world? Are you curious about combat aircraft from World War II? In deluxe hard-back volumes, Flying Warbirds brings U.S., British, German, Russian and Japanese fighting planes from the 1930s and 1940s together, complete with detailed photographs to delight ... Read more

    $28.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Britain’s Forgotten Fighters of the First World War

    by Paul R. Hare ...
    Those with any interest in the First World War will have have heard of the planes most associated with that conflict - the legendary Sopwith Camel and Royal Aircraft Factory’s S.E.5a, which are often called the ‘Spitfire’ and ‘Hurricane’ of the Great War. Aviation enthusiasts might even know of the Camel’s predecessors, the Sopwith Pup or the Triplane. But what of the many other planes that saw ... Read more

    $7.88 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • de Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft

    The de Havilland Mosquito was the fastest RAF aircraft when it entered service in September 1941 with a speed 20 mph faster than the Spitfire. Made from wood, a non-strategic material using non-strategic labour, the Mosquito was the original multi-role combat aircraft which excelled as an unarmed high speed bomber, night fighter and precision ground attack aircraft, as well as on other duties. ... Read more

    $7.88 USD

  • Bloody Paralyser: The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World War

    by Rob Langham ...
    Bloody Paralyser: The Giant Handley Page Bombers of the First World War tells the story of the largest British bombers of the First World War and the men who flew them. In 1915, the biggest plane ever seen in Britain took flight for the first time a twin-engine monster with a 100- foot wingspan, designed to be a Bloody Paralyser to the Germans. Operating mainly at night, the Handley Page bombers ... Read more

    $6.56 USD

  • Desert Dogs

    The Marines of Operation Iraqi Freedom

    A photographic account that highlights the human side of war, the day-in-the-life of US Marines stationed in Iraq.Desert Dogs includes dramatic, harrowing, and simply unbelievable images of the marines of Operation Iraqi Freedom, personal letters, and stories of coping with the pain of separation from their families and the horrors of war. Russ Bryant’s photography chronicles every aspect of the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Tirpitz

    The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship

    Referred to by Winston Churchill as `the Beast', `Tirpitz' was Germany's last great battleship and was one of the largest and heaviest battleships ever constructed by a European navy. Sister ship to the infamous `Bismarck', `Tirpitz' may be referred to as `the Lonely Queen of the North'. Laid down in 1936 and commissioned in 1941, `Tirpitz' spent most of her operational life lurking as a `fleet in ... Read more

    $13.14 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Uniforms of Russian army of Elizabeth of Russia Vol. 1

    Under the reign of Elizabeth Petrovna from 1741 to 1761 and Peter III from 1762

    Series Book 7 - Soldiers, Weapons & Uniforms 700
    Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years 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. The Viskovatov’s enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains four thousand ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • World War 2 In Review: A Primer

    by Merriam Press ...
    Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series 2023 eBook Edition This first issue of World War 2 in Review is basically a primer on World War II, and is not meant to be an in-depth accounting. Many thousands of books and uncountable articles have been written over the years and the full history of the war has still not been covered, nor will it ever be. World War 2 in Review will cover as much of the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Germanic Waffen SS on the Italian front. The "Reichsführer" and "Karstjäger" divisions”

    Series Book 9 - Witness to war
    The campaign of Italy, during the Second World War, saw several combat formations of the German army, from the Wehrmacht to the Luftwaffe, among these there were also departments of the Waffen SS or SS fighters who flanked departments of the SS of the Waffen SS or SS fighters who flanked departments of the SS Polizei and intelligence services Germanic. In the summer of 1943 the Waffen SS in Italy ... Read more

    $7.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Civil War Pittsburgh

    Forge of the Union

    by Len Barcousky ...
    Series series Civil War Series
    On Christmas Day 1860, the "Daily Pittsburgh Gazette "announced that more than one hundred cannons from the nearby U.S. Arsenal were to be shipped south. Fiercely loyal to the Union, Pittsburghers halted the movement of the artillery, which would have been seized by secessionist sympathizers. Over the course of the Civil War, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County provided both troops and equipment- ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aircraft Carrier Impero

    The Axis Powers’ V-1 Carrying Capital Ship

    Italy was working on an embarked guided-rocket weapon system since 1940 and was also spying on Germany’s V-1 developmentsBeautifully illustrated with many rare/unpublished photographs and line drawings, which gives a unique insight in the history of Littorio-class designA must-have for military enthusiasts, modellers and those interested in the complexities of naval warfare during the Second World ... Read more

    $13.14 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The British Are Coming

    The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

    by Rick Atkinson ...
    Series Book 1 - The Revolution Trilogy
    Winner of the George Washington PrizeWinner of the Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American HistoryWinner of the Excellence in American History Book AwardWinner of the Fraunces Tavern Museum Book AwardFrom the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American RevolutionRick Atkinson, author ... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Crimean War

    A History

    by Orlando Figes ...
    Please note that the maps available in the print edition do not appear in the ebook.From "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians," (Financial Times) the definitive account of the forgotten war that shaped the modern ageThe Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale—these are the enduring icons of the Crimean War. Less well-known is that this savage war (1853-1856) killed almost ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The American Revolution

    A Visual History

    Series series DK Definitive Visual Histories
    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 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

    $14.99 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

  • Military History

    The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare

    by DK ...
    Series series DK Definitive Visual Histories
    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

    $10.99 USD

  • The Lost World of Bletchley Park

    An Illustrated History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre

    An illustrated history of the English manor house and grounds that were home to the famous World War II codebreakers.The huge success of Sinclair’s The Secret Life of Bletchley Park—a quarter of a million copies sold to date—has been symptomatic of a similarly dramatic increase in visitors to Bletchley Park itself, the Victorian mansion in Buckinghamshire now open as an engrossing museum of ... Read more

    $21.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Scourge of the Swastika

    A Short History of Nazi War Crimes

    “Lord Russell rises above the well-known abuses of the Holocaust to highlight Nazi abuses on a broader and more savage scale.” —Military ReviewThis factual account of German war crimes of World War II is a formidable indictment of Nazi brutality and of the monstrous organization which so terrorized occupied Europe and murdered at least 12 million civilians.Along with The Knights of Bushido: A ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • Rome, Blood & Politics

    Reform, Murder and Popular Politics in the Late Republic, 133–70 BC

    This in-depth chronicle examines the series of political upheavals that led to division, violence, and civil war in the ancient Roman Republic.The last century of the Roman Republic saw the consensus of the ruling elite shattered by a series of high-profile politicians who proposed political or social reform programs, many of which culminated in acts of bloodshed on the streets of Rome itself. ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • U.S. Aircraft Carriers 1939–45

    Series 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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mutiny

    The True Events That Inspired The Hunt For Red October

    The amazing true story behind the mutiny that inspired Tom Clancy's The Hunt for Red October, by USA Today bestselling author David Hagberg and Boris Gindin, a Senior Lieutenant in the Russian navy, who stopped the mutiny and lived to tell about it.In 1984, Tom Clancy released his blockbuster novel, The Hunt for Red October, an edge-of-your seat thriller that skyrocketed him into international ... Read more

    $11.99 USD