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REVIEW – The Vietnam War: an intimate history

By the time the Viet Cong flag was being raised across Saigon on 30 April 1975, the United States had spent the best part of 30 years conducting a programme of sustained financial, political, and military assaults against Vietnam in order to prevent the country from becoming a Communist state.

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REVIEW – The American Military: a concise history

The American Military: a concise history is an essential introduction to the development of the US army. From the landing of the first English settlers at Jamestown to the protracted conflicts in the Middle East today, the book documents the key transformations that have occurred within the American armed forces over the centuries.

The sinking of the Lusitania

Anthony Richards uses first-hand testimony to recreate the dying moments of the stricken Lusitania on 7 May 1915.

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