Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Hardcover. "This book explains why El Alamein is such a controvesial battle. Based on an intensive readigin of the contemporary sources, including the extensive and recently declassified British bugging of Axis prisoners of war, Simon Ball turns Alamein on its head, explainig it as a cultural defeat for Britain" (jacket). Fine in white cloth covered boards with metallic purple title to spine. In illustrated dust jacket with dark purple to white spine. Clean and bright. 250 pages. WWII/052819. Fine / Fine.
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New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Hardcover. Exhaustively researched account of the Gallipoli campaign's origins and execution and Churchill's role. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright. In dark red dust jacket with white title to spine. Very good condition. 424 pages. WWI/050919. Fine / Fine.
University of Kansas, 2017. Hardcover. "Faulkner's vast yet finely detailed portrait draws upon a wealth of sources - thousands of soldiers' letters and diaries, surveys and memoirs, and a host of period documents and reports generated by various staff agencies of the American Expeditionary Forces" (jacket). Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright. In black jacket with white title to spine and front panel. 758 pages. WWI/051019. Fine / Fine.
Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013. Hardcover. "The history of Nazism, shows Ingrao, is also a history of beliefs in which a powerful military machine was driven by personal experiences, fervour, anguish, utopianism, and cruelty" (jacket). Black paper covered boards with silver title to spine. In white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Clean and bright. 399 pages. GER/052819. Fine.
New York: Basic Books, 2018. Hardcover. "Using previously unpublished veteran interviews, historian George Morton-Jack retraces the Indian soldiers' footsteps across the continents, vividly recounting their dangerous missions as secret agents, their eye-opening discoveries of foreign cultures, and the mixed reactions they received from their allies and enemies alike ... all as racial inferiors and a threat to white supremacy" (jacket). Blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. In illustrated jacket with gold spine panel titled in white. 582 pages. WWI/050919. Fine / Fine.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. Hardcover. "Washsmann ... not only synthesizes a new generation of scholarly work, much of it untraslated and uknown outside Germany, but he also presentss startling revelations, based on many years of archival research, about the functioning and scope of teh camp system. Examining, close up, life and death inside the camps, and adopting a wider lens to show how the system was shaped by changing political, legal, social, economic, and military forces, Washsmann produces a unified picture of the Nazi regime adn its concentration camps that we have never seen before" (jacket). Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. In white dust jacket with red and black title to spine and front panels. Clean and bright. 865 pages. HOL/052819. Fine.