The Gallipoli campaign began as a British attempt to capture Constantinople, but this bold history explains that, from the initial landings to the final battle of attrition, it was a tragic folly destined to fail.
Many historians believe that George Washington’s military prowess was a result of luck and dumb persistence. Dave R. Palmer comes to the general’s rescue in an astute assessment of his performance in the field.
Strips away the myths that have long obscured the legendary Apache warrior, offering a nuanced portrait of Geronimo that explores why he was so feared, how he maintained his freedom, and why he finally surrendered.
A freshly-drawn account of Gettysburg that draws on the ground-level experiences of soldiers, the politics that swayed military decisions, and the battle’s place in the context of nineteenth-century military practice.
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, artist and author Wayne Vansant chronicles the clash in a powerful graphic novel that brings its events, personalities, and significance to vibrant life.
Decades in the making, this full-color masterwork presents comprehensive orders of battle for more than three dozen engagements, original full-page maps, photographs, and charts and graphs of strengths and losses.
An introduction to every aspect of the gladiator phenomenon: from the types of equipment the different classes of gladiator used to the high place these sportsmen came to occupy with the popular culture of the time.
In the early sixth century A.D., the Eastern Roman emperor Justinian attempted to recapture lands that had been lost to invading barbarians. Here is a chronicle of the climactic conflict that decided Europe’s future.
The railroads made America, uniting far-flung regions and fueling its rise to world-power status. Wolmar charts the rise of the railroads from the 1830s—and their fall with the advent of the automobile and airplane.
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.
The story of the liberation of Western Europe during World War II is an unrivaled epic. The magnificent conclusion to Atkinson’s Liberation Trilogy takes us from D-Day to the thrust into the heart of the Third Reich.
Published to immediate acclaim in 1962, and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1963, here is the classic account of the cataclysmic outbreak of World War I in 1914 and the 30 days of battle that followed.
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