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  1. War and Remembrance

    War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission [Hardback]

    Thomas H. Conner (Author); James Scott Wheeler (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813176314
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books
    No soldier could ask for a sweeter resting place than on the field of glory where he fell. The land he died to save vies with the one which gave him birth in paying tribute to his memory, and the kindly hands which so often come to spread flowers ... .... Learn More
  2. Pershing's Tankers

    Pershing's Tankers: Personal Accounts of the AEF Tank Corps in World War I [Hardback]

    Lawrence M. Kaplan (Editor); Dale E. Wilson (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813176048
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books
    After the United States declared war against Germany in April 1917, the US Army established the Tank Corps to help break the deadlock of trench warfare in France during World War I. The army envisioned having a large tank force by 1919, but when t... .... Learn More
  3. The Cold War at Home and Abroad

    The Cold War at Home and Abroad: Domestic Politics and US Foreign Policy since 1945 [Hardback]

    Andrew L. Johns (Editor); Mitchell B. Lerner (Editor); Andrew L. Johns (Other); Autumn Lass (Other); David L. Prentice (Other)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813175737
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
    From President Truman's use of a domestic propaganda agency to Ronald Reagan's handling of the Soviet Union during his 1984 reelection campaign, the American political system has consistently exerted a profound effect on the country's foreign poli... .... Learn More
  4. Advance and Destroy

    Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge [Paperback]

    John Nelson Rickard (Author); Debra Nystrom (Other)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813175997
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    In the winter of 1944-1945, Hitler sought to divide Allied forces in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg and Belgium. He deployed more than 400,000 troops in one of the last major German offensives of the war, which became known as ... .... Learn More
  5. Lessons in Leadership

    Lessons in Leadership: My Life in the US Army from World War II to Vietnam [Hardback]

    John R. Deane (Author); Jack C. Mason (Editor)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813174945
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    John R. Deane Jr. (1919-2013) was born with all the advantages a man needs to succeed in a career in the US Army, and he capitalized on his many opportunities in spectacular fashion. The son of one of George C. Marshall's closest assistants, Deane... .... Learn More
  6. Thunder in the Argonne

    Thunder in the Argonne: A New History of America's Greatest Battle [Hardback]

    Douglas V. Mastriano (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813175553
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Battles and Campaigns
    In July 1918, sensing that the German Army had lost crucial momentum, Supreme Allied Commander Ferdinand Foch saw an opportunity to end the First World War. In drafting his plans for a final grand offensive, he assigned the most difficult sector -... .... Learn More
  7. Reagan and the World

    Reagan and the World: Leadership and National Security, 1981--1989 [Paperback]

    Bradley Lynn Coleman (Editor); Kyle Longley (Editor); Jack Matlock (Author); James Graham Wilson (Other); Beth A. Fischer (Other)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813175546
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace
    Throughout his presidency, Ronald Reagan sought "peace through strength" during an era of historic change. In the decades since, pundits and scholars have argued over the president's legacy: some consider Reagan a charismatic and consummate leader... .... Learn More
  8. Transforming the Landscape

    Transforming the Landscape: Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos [Paperback]

    Carol Diaz-Granados (Editor); Jan Simek (Editor); George Sabo (Editor); Mark Wagner (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785706288
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 4
    This beautifully illustrated volume examines American Indian rock art across an expansive region of eastern North America during the Mississippian Period (post AD 900). Unlike portable cultural material, rock art provides in situ evidence of ritu... .... Learn More
  9. The Secret History of RDX

    The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II [Hardback]

    Colin F. Baxter (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813175287
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    During the early years of World War II, American ships crossing the Atlantic with oil and supplies were virtually defenseless against German U-boats. Bombs and torpedoes fitted with TNT barely made a dent in the tough steel plating that covered th... .... Learn More
  10. Lincoln's Final Hours

    Lincoln's Final Hours: Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America's Greatest President [Paperback]

    Kathryn Canavan (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780813175263
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    When John Wilkes Booth fired his derringer point-blank into President Abraham Lincoln's head, he set in motion a series of dramatic consequences that would upend the lives of ordinary Washingtonians and Americans alike. In a split second, the stor... .... Learn More

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