Here, for the first time in English, is an illuminating German perspective on the decisive blitzkrieg campaign. 507 pp.
The revised edition of this indispensable work still covers battle tactics at sea, from the age of fighting sail to the present, with emphasis on trends (factors that have changed throughout history), constants (things that have not changed) and variables (things pertinent to each individual battle). 370 pp.
When published in hardcover in 1997, this book was praised for providing an engrossing education not only in naval strategy and tactics but in Victorian social attitudes and the influence of character on history. 708 pp.
The daring missions of America's World War II intelligence agency, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), are the stuff of legend, yet the contributions made by the 4,000 women—including Julia Child and Marlene Dietrich—who served in the OSS are largely unheralded. 282 pp.
Focusing on moments of great cultural impact, this book is a visual celebration of the wonder of flight, based on the large and diverse collection of print imagery held by the British Library. It is a study of how flight has been pictured through time. 224 pp.