Category: Second Hand & Rare Books
This text recreates the battle for Stalingrad that became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the gruesome and vicious war for the Eastern front. It focuses on the experiences of soldiers on both sides, driven beyond the limits of physical and mental endurance.
Category: Other Wars
Decorated British foreign correspondent Robert Fisk has been based in the Middle East for the last twenty-five years, reporting from the world's worst trouble-spots. This is his first-person account of fifty years of bloodshed and tragedy in the area, from the Palestinian-Israeli bloodbath to the shock ...Show more
In 1812 Aart Kool was a young Dutch engineering officer in Napoleon's army on the march to Moscow. Of the 600,000 troops in that infamous campaign, only 15,000 made it home. Aart was one. Twenty-five years later he wrote a vivid and engrossing account of his involvement in this setback for the French e ...Show more
Category: Second World War
This then is the story of Alfred (Bunty) Preece of the Chatham Islands, soldier, farmer, local body politician, kaumatua and tireless advocate for his people. His recollections of the Italian Campaign of World War Two and the effect of those two and a half years were but the beginning of a lifetime of d ...Show more