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From celebrated military historian Lloyd Clark comes a riveting and richly detailed reassessment of one of the greatest military victories of the Second World War.
By Conor Foley
This book explores the relationship between the development of UN peacekeeping and the protection of civilians under international law. While the UN acknowledges the relevance of international humanitarian law to its missions, this book argues that international human rights law regulations usually provide more appropriate guidance.
By Prit Buttar
Despite the increasingly futile, bloody struggles for territory that had characterised the Eastern Front the previous year, the German and Austro-Hungarian commands held high hopes for 1916. After the success of the 1915 Gorlice-Tarnow Offensive, which had driven Russia out of Galicia and Poland, Germany was free to renew its...
As the Allies stormed across Normandy in late summer 1944, another strategically vital yet unsung campaign was being fought across the mountainous terrain of northern Italy. A vast international army of 12 different nationalities had to break through the Gothic Line, a rugged barrier of German defensive positions that stretched...
A gripping account of Japan's great raid on the Indian Ocean in 1942, when seemingly unstoppable, they advanced on Ceylon now Sri Lanka, an action that could have threatened wholesale defeat for the British, and which Churchill described as 'the most dangerous moment of the war'.