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Product Description: Drawing on more than a half-century of research and teaching, Dennis Showalter presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I. Showalter surveys an army at the heart of a national identity, driven by--yet also defeated by--warfare in the modern age, that struggled to capitalize on its victories, and ultimately forgot the lessons of its defeat...read more

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9781472813008, titled "Instrument of War: The German Army 1914–18" | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Drawing on more than a half-century of research and teaching, Dennis Showalter presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I.

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Product Description: Fighting in Hell compiles four firsthand accounts detailing the German campaign on Russia during World War II. These documents were originally published by the US Army, who after the war commissioned German prisoners to detail their experiences during the war, in an effort to understand German war strategies and tactics...read more
By Dennis Showalter (foreword by) and Peter G. Tsouras (editor)

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9781510703568 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, March 8, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Fighting in Hell compiles four firsthand accounts detailing the German campaign on Russia during World War II.

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Product Description: The Wars of German Unification is the definitive account of the three of the most decisive conflicts in the history of modern Europe. In this new edition, Dennis Showalter offers a thoroughly updated look at the wars and their context that will be invaluable for those interested in the military, social and political history of the period...read more

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9781780936468 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 30, 2015), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The Wars of German Unification is the definitive account of the three of the most decisive conflicts in the history of modern Europe.

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9781780938080 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 30, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Wars of German Unification is the definitive account of the three of the most decisive conflicts in the history of modern Europe.

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Product Description: This user-friendly reference systematically covers the entire intellectual history of strategy and war, in all cultures and all times.• Presents entries with consistent organization and order of information, allowing readers to easily compare and discern key differences• The only work of its kind, the work provides comprehensive coverage on all military thought, including theorists not available elsewhere or in English• Ideal for students of military and strategic thought as well as academic researchers and casual readers alik...read more
By Daniel Coetzee (editor), Lee W. Eysturlid (editor) and Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9780275989774 | Praeger Pub Text, October 21, 2013, cover price $131.00 | About this edition: This user-friendly reference systematically covers the entire intellectual history of strategy and war, in all cultures and all times.

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Product Description: Raids, invasions and sieges; trench battles, naval encounters and aerial dogfights; civil wars, guerrilla wars, trade wars and nuclear wars; wars of succession, religion and independence – wars have been fought in all kinds of ways and for all kinds of reasons...read more
By Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9781782740230, titled "The Encyclopedia of Warfare" | Amber, September 19, 2013, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Raids, invasions and sieges; trench battles, naval encounters and aerial dogfights; civil wars, guerrilla wars, trade wars and nuclear wars; wars of succession, religion and independence – wars have been fought in all kinds of ways and for all kinds of reasons.

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9781848326408 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, August 19, 2012, cover price $50.00

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Product Description: The war in the Middle East was a struggle between the Ottoman Turks, British, French and Russians for control of the lands and peoples held by the Ottoman Empire since the 1400s. Although known as the 'Sick Man of Europe', the empire still controlled significant parts of the Middle East...read more

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9781906626150 | Reprint edition (Amber, March 19, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The war in the Middle East was a struggle between the Ottoman Turks, British, French and Russians for control of the lands and peoples held by the Ottoman Empire since the 1400s.

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Product Description: At the start of the war, the German Empire had cruisers scattered across the globe, some of which were subsequently used to attack Allied merchant shipping. The British Royal Navy systematically hunted them down, though not without some embarrassment from its inability to protect Allied shipping...read more
By Tim Benbow and Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9781906626167 | Amber, March 19, 2012, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: At the start of the war, the German Empire had cruisers scattered across the globe, some of which were subsequently used to attack Allied merchant shipping.

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Product Description: Italy had been allied with the German and Austro-Hungarian Empires since 1882 as part of the Triple Alliance. However, the nation had its own designs on Austrian territory in Trentino, Istria and Dalmatia. Rome had a secret 1902 pact with France, effectively nullifying its alliance...read more
By David Jordan and Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9781906626143 | Reprint edition (Amber, March 19, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Italy had been allied with the German and Austro-Hungarian Empires since 1882 as part of the Triple Alliance.

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Product Description: The length of the front in the East was much longer than in the West. The theater of war was roughly delimited by the Baltic Sea in the West and Moscow in the East, a distance of 1,200 kilometers, and Saint Petersburg in the North and the Black Sea in the South, a distance of more than 1,600 kilometers...read more

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9781906626112 | Reprint edition (Amber, March 19, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The length of the front in the East was much longer than in the West.

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Product Description: After the first few months of World War I, the Western Front consisted of a relatively static line of trench systems which stretched from the coast of the North Sea southwards to the Swiss border. To try to break through the opposing lines of trenches and barbed wire entanglements, both sides employed huge artillery bombardments followed by attacks by tens of thousands of soldiers...read more
By Dennis Showalter (foreword by) and Andrew Wiest

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9781906626136 | Reprint edition (Amber, March 19, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: After the first few months of World War I, the Western Front consisted of a relatively static line of trench systems which stretched from the coast of the North Sea southwards to the Swiss border.

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Product Description: How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BCE? Clever scholars skeptical of our earliest surviving source, Herodotus, have produced one ingenious theory after another...read more
By Donald Kagan (foreword by), Peter Krentz and Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9780300120851 | Yale Univ Pr, September 7, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BCE?

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9780300177664 | Yale Univ Pr, September 27, 2011, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BCE?

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Product Description: What if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939?What if the Allies had been repulsed on D-Day?And what if Hitler had won the war?In this expertly written book, historians suggest what might have been if key events during the war had gone differently, from the Munich Crisis to the dropping of the first atom bomb, including Hitler's declaration of war on the United States and the D-Day landings...read more
By Dennis Showalter (editor)

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9781848325661 | Gardners Books, May 30, 2010, cover price $32.70 | About this edition: What if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939?

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Product Description: When the German Wehrmacht swarmed across Eastern Europe, an elite corps followed close at its heels. Along with the SS and Gestapo, the Ordnungspolizei, or Uniformed Police, played a central role in Nazi genocide that until now has been generally neglected by historians of the war...read more

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9780700613717 | Univ Pr of Kansas, May 27, 2005, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: When the German Wehrmacht swarmed across Eastern Europe, an elite corps followed close at its heels.

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9780700617241 | Univ Pr of Kansas, February 16, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When the German Wehrmacht swarmed across Eastern Europe, an elite corps followed close at its heels.

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Product Description: A fascinating account of Nazi Germany's armored forces by the author of Patton and Rommel. Determined to secure a quick, decisive victory on the World War II battlefields, Adolf Hitler adopted an attack plan that combined tools with technique- the formidable Panzer divisions...read more

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9780425230046 | 1 edition (Berkley Pub Group, December 1, 2009), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A fascinating account of Nazi Germany's armored forces by the author of Patton and Rommel.

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Product Description: Careful review of microfilmed German operational records led the author to solve a World War II mystery involving Field Marshal Albert Kesselring and the Italian campaign he directed. Facts about two events in March 1944 - the Ardeatine Cave Massacre and the failed GINNY II mission - were manipulated, and Kesselring's 1947 defense was accepted without challenge until 1997, when Dr...read more
By Raiber and Dennis Showalter (editor)

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9780874139945 | 1 edition (Univ of Delaware Pr, June 30, 2008), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Careful review of microfilmed German operational records led the author to solve a World War II mystery involving Field Marshal Albert Kesselring and the Italian campaign he directed.

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Product Description: Careful review of microfilmed German operational records led the author to solve a World War II mystery involving Field Marshall Albert Kesselring and the Italian campaign he directed. Facts about two events in March 1944_the Ardeatine Cave Massacre and the failed GINNY II mission_were manipulated, and Kesselring's 1947 defense was accepted without challenge until 1997, when Dr...read more
By Dennis Showalter (editor)

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9781611493306 | Univ of Delaware Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Careful review of microfilmed German operational records led the author to solve a World War II mystery involving Field Marshall Albert Kesselring and the Italian campaign he directed.

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Product Description: If the Battle of the Bulge was Germany's last gasp, it was also America's proving ground-the largest single action fought by the U.S. Army in World War II. Taking a new approach to an old story, Harold Winton widens our field of vision by showing how victory in this legendary campaign was built upon the remarkable resurrection of our truncated interwar army, an overhaul that produced the effective commanders crucial to GI success in beating back the Ardennes counteroffensive launched by Hitler's forces...read more
By Dennis Showalter (foreword by) and Harold R. Winton

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9780700615087 | Univ Pr of Kansas, March 16, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: If the Battle of the Bulge was Germany's last gasp, it was also America's proving ground-the largest single action fought by the U.

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Alphabetically arranged entries cover 8,500 battles, from the Battle of Megiddo in 1468 BC to the American invasion of Iraq.
By Tony Jaques and Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9780313335365 | Greenwood Pub Group, November 30, 2006, cover price $306.00 | About this edition: Alphabetically arranged entries cover 8,500 battles, from the Battle of Megiddo in 1468 BC to the American invasion of Iraq.

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Product Description: It seemed that whenever Mussolini acted on his own, it was bad news for Hitler. Indeed, the Fuhrer's relations with his Axis partners were fraught with an almost total lack of coordination. Compared to the Allies, the coalition was hardly an alliance at all...read more
By R. L. Dinardo and Dennis Showalter (foreword by)

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9780700614127 | Univ Pr of Kansas, November 19, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: It seemed that whenever Mussolini acted on his own, it was bad news for Hitler.

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Product Description: In the hell that was World War II, the Eastern Front was its heart of fire and ice. Gottlob Herbert Bidermann served in that lethal theater from 1941 to 1945, and his memoir of those years recaptures the sights, sounds, and smells of the war as it vividly portrays an army marching on the road to ruin...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780700610167 | Univ Pr of Kansas, April 1, 2000, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A memoir of a German soldier who served on the front lines of World War II captures the horror of the war and the feelings of a young man caught up in something larger then himself.

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9780700611225 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the hell that was World War II, the Eastern Front was its heart of fire and ice.

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Product Description: A major historical document, this book contains interviews with more than 150 Germans who witnessed, participated in, or resisted the rise of Adolph Hitler. The testimony comes from well-known figures like Manfred Rommel and Helmut Kohl; former soldiers and ordinary civilians; and victims of the criminal policies of the Nazi regime...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780895267665 | Gateway Books, May 1, 1989, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Profiles the rise of Hitler and the German wartime experience, drawing upon the recollections of more than 150 Germans, both soldiers and civilians, who lived through that tumultous time

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9780306805943 | Da Capo Pr, August 21, 1994, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A major historical document, this book contains interviews with more than 150 Germans who witnessed, participated in, or resisted the rise of Adolph Hitler.

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