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  1. Lossberg's War

    Lossberg's War: The World War I Memoirs of a German Chief of Staff [Hardback]

    Fritz von Lossberg (Author); David T. Zabecki (Editor); Dieter J. Biedekarken (Editor); Holger H. Herwig (Author)

    £54.00

    ISBN: 9780813169804
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Foreign Military Studies
    General Fritz von Lossberg (1868-1942) directed virtually all the major German defensive battles on the Western Front during the First World War. Hailed as "the Lion of the Defensive," he was an extremely influential military tactician and, unlike... .... Learn More
  2. Forward with Patton

    Forward with Patton: The World War II Diary of Colonel Robert S. Allen [Hardback]

    Robert S. Allen (Author); John Nelson Rickard (Editor)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813169125
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    Soldier, journalist, and Soviet spy Robert S. Allen (1900--1981) was a deeply controversial figure. After serving in France during World War I, he left the military, forged a successful career as a syndicated columnist, and even rose to become the... .... Learn More
  3. Setting the Stage

    Setting the Stage: Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why [Hardback]

    David Hays (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780819577214
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    David Hays, elected to the Theater Hall of Fame in 2014, created an exciting and successful career designing scenery and lighting for plays and musicals on Broadway, in London, and in Japan. Told with passion and wit, this book takes readers behin... .... Learn More
  4. Order in Chaos

    Order in Chaos: The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck [Paperback]

    Hermann Balck (Author); David T. Zabecki (Editor); Carlo D'Este (Author); Dieter J. Biedekarken (Editor); David T. Zabecki (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813174037
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Foreign Military Studies
    German general Hermann Balck (1897-1982) was considered to be one of World War II's greatest battlefield commanders. His brilliantly fought battles were masterpieces of tactical agility, mobile counterattack, and the technique of Auftragstaktik, o... .... Learn More
  5. He's Got Rhythm

    He's Got Rhythm: The Life and Career of Gene Kelly [Hardback]

    Cynthia Brideson (Author); Sara Brideson (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813169347
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    He sang and danced in the rain, proclaimed New York to be a wonderful town, and convinced a group of Parisian children that they had rhythm. One of the most influential and respected entertainers of Hollywood's golden age, Gene Kelly revolutionize... .... Learn More
  6. Improvising Out Loud

    Improvising Out Loud: My Life Teaching Hollywood How to Act [Hardback]

    Jeff Corey (Author); Emily Corey (Author); Leonard Nimoy (Author); Janet Neipris (Other)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813169835
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Jeff Corey (1914-2002) made a name for himself in the 1940s as a character actor in films like Superman and the Mole Men (1951), Joan of Arc (1948), and The Killers (1946). Everything changed in 1951, when he was summoned before the House Un-Amer... .... Learn More
  7. Dalton Trumbo

    Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical [Paperback]

    Larry Ceplair (Author); Christopher Trumbo (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813169736
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    James Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976) is widely recognized for his work as a screenwriter, playwright, and author, but he is also remembered as one of the Hollywood Ten who opposed the House Un-American Activities Committee. Refusing to answer questions... .... Learn More
  8. Alexander Schmorell

    Alexander Schmorell: Saint of the German Resistance [Paperback]

    Elena Perekrestov (Author)

    £11.99

    ISBN: 9780884654216
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    At the height of World War II, a small band of students in Munich, Germany, formed a clandestine organization called the White Rose, which exposed the Nazi regime's murderous atrocities and called for its overthrow. In its first anti-Nazi tract, t... .... Learn More
  9. Charles Walters

    Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance [Paperback]

    Brent Phillips (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813169712
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    From the trolley scene in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers's last dance on the silver screen ( The Barkleys of Broadway, 1949) to Judy Garland's timeless, tuxedo-clad performance of "Get Happy" ( Summer Stock, 1950), ... .... Learn More
  10. Ranger

    Ranger: A Soldier's Life [Hardback]

    Ralph Puckett (Author); D.K.R. Crosswell (Author); David H. Petraeus (Other)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813169316
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    On November 25, 1950, during one of the toughest battles of the Korean War, the US Eighth Army Ranger Company seized and held the strategically important Hill 205 overlooking the Chongchon River. Separated by more than a mile from the nearest frie... .... Learn More

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