The 1914-18 Great War saw the first real use of air power. Balloons had been used for escape and for observation in earlier wars, but this was the first time that fleets of aircraft had been used for attack and defence. Highly Recommended.
The Battle of Rorke’s Drift is a Victorian story from the race for Empire. This new book provides a thoroughly researched study that questions the many myths and distortions that have grown up. Strongly Recommended.
The author traces the period from 1804 to 1815, and Napoleon's final exile, in a ground breaking study of Napoleon's errors. Strongly Recommended.
The author has an impressive list of titles that deal with important periods in US history. This book provides a study of one of the key stages of US expansion in North America. Strongly Recommended.
DUBAI, UAE, February 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and their children, HH Sheikha Al Jalila Bint Mohammed Al Maktoum and HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, today donated 28 million Jordanian Dinars (approx. US$ 40 million) in memory of HM the Late King Hussein Bin Talal and HM the late Queen Alia Al Hussein.