Monroe Publications

Monroe Publications

Monroe Publications is a publisher of high-quality non-fiction in print and electronic media. Monroe Publications has two imprints: Monroe and World War II Comix. Monroe publishes non-fiction books of historical interest, with an emphasis on works of military history in hardcover, paperback and e-books. The flagship product of Monroe is War Stories: World War II Firsthand™, a definitive multi-volume history of World War II. World War II Comix publishes military history in the familiar comic, graphic format.

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  • The Pacific, Volume One

    • A complete picture of the beginnings of World War II in the Pacific theatre.

    This powerful initial volume in the War Stories: World War II Firsthand series includes events that took place before and after the devastating Pearl Harbor attack that brought the United States and Japan face to face in war. Included are eyewitness accounts of survivors of the December 7, 1941 attack on America's major battleships, defenders of Bataan and Corregidor; participants in the pivotal Battle of Midway, the Marines that first waded ashore at Guadalcanal and many, many others. Full color... Learn More

    Starting at: £24.95

  • D-Day

    • A complete picture of the campaign across France in the words of those who lived it, from both sides.

    The second volume in theWar Stories: World War II Firsthand series tackles the largest amphibious invasion ever attempted until that time -- the historic landing at Normandy on June 6, 1944. More than eighty veterans on both sides of the Atlantic Wall give their perspectives on the event, and the bloody two-month struggle which resulted in the Anglo-American allies wrestling France from the German defenders. Preparations for Operation Overlord, including air and sea operations... Learn More

    Starting at: £29.95

  • The Pacific, Volume Two

    • The real-life stories of those who were there

    The third volume in theWar Stories: World War II Firsthand series is anchored on the words and experiences of 100 Marines, soldiers, sailors, airmen and other frontline personnel who became embroiled in the devastating island campaign of the Pacific War. Never before or since was so much blood shed for so little real estate. The volume contains blow by blow descriptions of some of the most destructive naval and air battles of the war, as well as the blood and sand tales of Marines and GIs and their Japanese counterparts contesting... Learn More

    Starting at: £29.95

  • Pearl Harbor and the Day of Infamy

    Starting with the background of Japan's rise to military prominence and the Asian country's aggressive behavior against its neighbors, this graphic history covers all the significant events leading up to that fateful aerial attack on December 7, 1941. Japan's simultaneous surprise attacks in the Philippines and elsewhere in Asia and the Pacific are included, as is America's reaction to the bombing of Hawaii. Also includes the introduction to a serialized adventure graphic novel set during the War in the Pacific entitled Separated by War. Learn More

    Starting at: £3.95

  • They Called Themselves the Battling Bastards of Bataan

    This fully-illustrated account details all the major battles, decisions and outcomes as the Japanese military sought to collapse the United States' principal military enclave in East Asia and seize a country rich in natural and human resources for their Greater East Asia Prosperity Sphere. The planned 50-day campaign took 133 days because they underestimated the grit of their foes. Despite horrendous conditions, lack of air support, food and medicine, sheer grit compelled the Americans and Filipinos not to give up, even if the rest of the world had given up on them.

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    Starting at: £3.95

  • Midway

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor the U. S. Pacific Fleet was bent but not broken. The fact that the fleet's aircraft carriers were away from base at the time of the attack helped the navy under new commander Admiral Chester Nimitz react to further Japanese expansion in the Pacific. American task forces staged a series of raids, mostly ineffective except in letting the Japanese know that their continued aggression would not go unchecked. Then came the Battle of Coral Sea, the first naval battle fought entirely in air to sea actions - the opposing ships never saw each other. Through... Learn More

    Starting at: £3.95

  • The World Turns to War

    • Won the Bronze Medal in the World History category of the 22nd annual Independent Publisher Book Awards

    The World Turns to War weaves stories of combat veterans into an event by event history of the war. Includes the words of veterans of all forces — in all theaters of operations. Illustrated by high-quality photographs, full-color images and detailed maps, War Stories: World War II Firsthand™ is the only multi-volume history of the war to include hundreds of first person interviews and oral history recollections of the soldiers on the ground, the sailors on the high seas and... Learn More

    Starting at: £29.95

  • Guadalcanal Had It All!

    Like the Halls of Montezuma and the Shores of Tripoli, Guadalcanal will forever be a part of United States Marine Corps history and lore. On this rustic South Pacific island, Marines made the first invasion of lands seized by the Japanese in their initial sweep through the region. At stake was air superiority in a wide area of the South Pacific and beyond. The bloody six-month campaign ended with U. S. and Allied victory, but in the process thousands of lives and dozens of ships and planes on both sides were sacrificed. Comic book includes graphic history and continuation of the serialized... Learn More

    Starting at: £3.95

  • D-Day and the Campaign Across France

    The Normandy Landing, Cross Channel Invasion, Operation Overlord - the World War II event known by all these names, but most commonly referred to simply as D-Day, is the best known of all the war's pivotal moment. Seventy-five years after its occurrence, Monroe Publications and World War II Comix are pleased to present the story of D-Day as a graphic history. This 24-page work takes the form of a modern comic book, with cutting edge graphics and the most up to date factual analysis of the campaign. Also includes an episode of the serialized graphic novel Separated by War. For ages 10... Learn More

    Starting at: £3.00

  • D-Day, 75th Anniversary

    D-Day, 75th Anniversary is a guide to the famous D-Day landings that is specifically aimed at the younger generations. As the memory of D-day passes further and further into history, this book aims to inspire and educate those born long after these pivotal events. Released to coincide with the 75th anniversary, this book serves as an introduction to D-Day, the tanks, ships and planes that were used during the campaign and provides a wealth of information regarding some of the best loved pieces from popular culture, including Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers. The book also educates... Learn More

    Starting at: £14.95

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