A fresh look at the controversies surrounding the Battle of the Denmark Strait, the epic 1941 clash that saw the HMS Hood destroyed and the Prince of Wales severely damaged by the massive German battleship Bismarck.
Connolly, an unparalleled authority on ancient warfare and weaponry and a first-rate artist, brings the arms and armies of Greece and Rome to life in an an authoritative guide packed with meticulously detailed illustrations.
Called the most incredible encounter between enemies in World War II, here is the story of an American and a German pilot whose lives collided in the skies over Germany—and their search for each other after the war.
A portrait of the man considered by many to be Germany’s greatest WWII commander, from his brilliant campaigns on the Eastern Front to an analysis of what kept a genius such as Manstein harnessed to such a dark cause.
Germany’s Panzer IV was designed for infantry support, but its adaptability earned it a unique role on the battlefield. This photographic chronicle charts the evolution of the tank and its performance in key battles.
The original, go-to guide for soldiers in the field! Details an array of combat mainstays, from raids, ambushes and demolition to counterintelligence, mining and sniping, psychological warfare and much more.
This comprehensive guide shows you how bullets behave—and how to make them hit exactly where you want. Features color photos, diagrams, ballistics data, info on makes and models, and tips on the best shooting techniques.
Many Allied planners were surprised how long it took to defeat Germany after D-Day. This intriguing book looks at how excessive Allied caution, and German skill and tenacity, prolonged the fight to smash the Reich.
For World War II submarine crews, there was no maneuver more intense than attacking the enemy on the surface. Surface and Destroy reveals the exhilaration and horror of surface gun attacks in the Pacific.
A son’s quest to find the surviving members of his father’s Marine company leads to a deeper understanding of the devastating Pacific battles of World War II, and the haunted men who came home forever changed.
Featuring 1,500 cartridges, this 13th edition includes 55 new factory and wildcat listings with technical drawings, updated specs and references, informative essays, and a CD featuring odd and obsolete cartridges.
From the American Civil War to World War I, the Congo to Iraq and Afghanistan, Irish soldiers have long sought their destinies by serving in combat abroad. Here are their stories in their own dramatic words.
The exploits of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger Battalion—“Dog Company”—from scaling 90-foot cliffs on D-Day to launching a desperate bayonet attack in the Hürtgen Forest to fighting on the tip of the Battle of the Bulge.
This photographic history of the struggle of the Italians and Germans against the Allies in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia between 1940 and 1943 offers dramatic insight into the experiences of tank crews on both sides. SC.
Much has been written about the Battle of Leyte Gulf, but little of the effort to seize the island of Leyte itself. Leyte 1944 chronicles the three-month clash that decided the fate of the Philippines in World War II.
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