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Image for THE FIRST CASUALTY  The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth-Maker from the Crimea to Kosovo

THE FIRST CASUALTY The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth-Maker from the Crimea to Kosovo

By: Knightley Phillip

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Prion Books, London: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2018043

ISBN: 1853753769

Condition: Very Good


A fascinating story of heroism and ollusion, censorship and suppression, myth making and propaganda. View more info

Image for FIGHTING SHIPS  In the Age of Steam

FIGHTING SHIPS In the Age of Steam

By: Ortzen Len

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012402

Condition: Good


The author exmines the great advantages as well as the undreamed of horrors, which steam power brought to battles at sea and the effects of the increasingly sophisticated techniques which inevitably accompanied it. Drawing on a wealth of original material he describes what went on behind the scenes in ships whose names have now become legendary - the Graf Spee, HMS Warspite and USS Enterprise plus many others. View more info

Image for THE CRIMEAN WAR   The Truth Behind the Myth

THE CRIMEAN WAR The Truth Behind the Myth

By: Ponting Clive

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012333

ISBN: 0701173904

Condition: Very Good


In this text, published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the declaration of hosiilities in March 1854 Clive Ponting sorts the myths from the reality and tells the true story of the heroism of the ordinary soldiers, often through eye-witness acccounts of the men who fought and those who survived the terrible winter of 1854-55. View more info