With Christmas just around the corner, MHM  lists the top military history titles available to buy for Christmas.


Cover_optCLASSICS ILLUSTRATED SPECIAL ISSUE: WORLD WAR I: THE ILLUSTRATED STORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR 

Read the thrilling story of The Great War, known now as the First World War. Classics Illustrated traces the history of this devastating conflict from the catalytic political assassination that started it, to its end – with victory for some, shame for others, and whole nations left in ruin!

PUBLISHER: Classic Comic Store Limited
PRICE: £9.99
WHERE TO BUY:
www.classiccomicstore.com
Tel: 01635 30890


Leningrad_optLENINGRAD 1943: INSIDE A CITY UNDER SIEGE

Alexander Werth with an introduction by Nicolas Werth 

As the sole British correspondent to have been in the city during the blockade, Alexander Werth presents a harrowing firsthand account. ‘Alexander Werth was one of the greatest war correspondents of the Second World War and his descriptions of Leningrad under siege are as powerful today as when they were first published.’ – Antony Beevor

PUBLISHER: I.B.Tauris Publishers
PRICE: £20.00
WHERE TO BUY:
The publisher’s website (www.ibtauris.com), all good bookshops, or Amazon.


Casemate_optTHE LIONS OF CARENTAN: FALLSCHIRMJAGER REGIMENT 6, 1943-1945

Volker Griesser

A wartime history of one of the largest German paratrooper regiments, Fallschirmjäger 6, from its initial formation in 1943 to the end of the war. Including numerous first-hand accounts revealing unknown details about operations in Italy, Russia, the Normandy Front, Belgium, Holland, and the last German parachute drop in the Ardennes.

PUBLISHER: Casemate
PRICE: £14.99
WHERE TO BUY:
www.casematepublishers.co.uk


Rifles_optA WAR WITHOUT RIFLES

James N. Gibson

A new look at the War of 1812 with an emphasis on the Militia and the effects of the 1792 Militia Act. It was supposed to create a uniform national militia. However its Caliber Clause resulted in a ban on the Rifled Musket by all Militia except those in Rifle units. Available in eBook format only.

PUBLISHER: James Gibson
PRICE: $15.99
WHERE TO BUY:
Kindle version available from: www.amazon.com
Nook version available from: www.barnesandnoble.com
Special iPad version available from: Apple iBook store


This Christmas Book Guide was featured in issue 52 of Military History Monthly.



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