Books by Jon Latimer

1812 by Jon Latimer
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"An exhaustive reassessment of a war neither side really won."
British military historian Latimer (Burma: The Forgotten War, 2004, etc.) provides a blow-by-blow study of this still vaguely understood conflict. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 12, 2001

"An intriguing and lively summary that will appeal mainly to readers with a very general interest in military issues and history. (35 b&w photographs, 10 maps)"
Former British army officer and military historian Latimer (Operation Compass 1940, not reviewed) provides an introduction to contemporary doctrines involving military deception, enlivened and exemplified by anecdotes ranging from the ancient Egyptians to the recent air war against Serbia. Read full book review >