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On 25 June 1950 the invasion of South Korea by the Communist North launched one of the bloodiest conflicts of the last century. The seemingly limitless power of the Chinese-backed North was thrown against the ferocious firepower of the UN-backed South in a war that can be seen today as the stark prelude to Vietnam.

Max Hastings drew on first-hand accounts of those who fought on both sides to produce this vivid and incisive reassessment of the Korean War, bringing the military and human…


Korean War

ISBN 10 : 9780671668341
ISBN 13 : 067166834X

The author, a distinguished military historian, recounts the sequence of military events that formed the war and, based on personal accounts and interviews with hundreds of vets, v..


Das Reich

ISBN 10 : 9780760344910
ISBN 13 : 0760344914

Das Reich is world-renowned British historian Sir Max Hastings’s unbiased narrative of the World War II atrocities committed by Germany’s 2nd SS Panzer Division in France durin..


Bomber Command

ISBN 10 : 9780760345207
ISBN 13 : 0760345201

DIVBomber Command is Sir Max Hastings’ classic account of one of the most controversial struggles of World War II: the British air offensive against the cities of Nazi Germany. /..


The Korean War 1950 1953

ISBN 10 : 1579583644
ISBN 13 : 9781579583644

This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrica..


The Korean War

ISBN 10 : 9780812978964
ISBN 13 : 081297896X

A revisionist account of the controversial war examines perspectives on both sides of the conflict while assessing its cultural contradictions and lasting influence, placing partic..


A Century Of Air Power

ISBN 10 : 9781781591925
ISBN 13 : 178159192X

No other technical development since the introduction of gunpowder has had as great an influence on warfare as the aircraft. From its early beginnings as simply a means of aerial r..


The Korean War

ISBN 10 : 0333739698
ISBN 13 : 9780333739693

"Emphasis is placed on the discrete interests of each state and on the manipulation of the United Nations by the United States. The controversial role played by General Douglas Mac..