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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany

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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany...

Derek Niemann

Biography; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

Three years ago Derek Niemann made the chilling discovery that his grandfather Karl had been an officer in the SS. A Nazi... [more]

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen (Director, Australian National Dictionary Centre)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; linguistics; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

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This book illuminates Australian soldiers' voices, feelings and thoughts, through exploration of the words and language used... [more]

$32.95  $12.00

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

$22.99  $10.00

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

Professor Jeremy Black

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

In this addition to the successful Seventy series, a distinguished team of 26 military historians reveals the decisive conflicts... [more]

$55.00  $30.00

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

Jan Karski

Memoirs; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Paperback

With elements of a spy thriller, documenting his experiences in the Polish Underground, and as one of the first eyewitness... [more]

$22.99

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

Mark Galeotti

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts

Paperback

In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych.... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

Paperback

The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from the impossible

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from...

Jack Champ, Colin Burgess

History; Second World War; Advocate - History

Paperback

A new and expanded edition of this book by Champ, an Australian who took part in two mass escapes from the German prisoner... [more]

$35.00

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

Sune Persson

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]

$44.99

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's Finest Horses

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's...

Mark Felton

History; Second World War

Paperback

GIs and Germans join forces in a thrilling true adventure story from the last days of the Second World War. [more]

$22.99

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley and William Goffe

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Charles I's Killers in America: The Lives and Afterlives of Edward Whalley...

Matthew Jenkinson

History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; English Civil War; American War of Independence

Paperback

After the Restoration the men who signed Charles I's death warrant fled to New England, becoming folk heroes for America's... [more]

$40.95

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

Kelly DeVries, Niccolo Capponi

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian... [more]

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

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Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts

Daniel Siemens

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Paperback

The first full history of the Nazi Stormtroopers whose muscle brought Hitler to power, with revelations concerning their longevity... [more]

$39.99

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Answering the Call: Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

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Answering the Call: Life of a Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

Bob Grandin

Biography; Vietnam War

Paperback

In 1966, Bob Grandin was a Royal Australian Airforce helicopter pilot stationed in Vietnam. This book is written from the... [more]

$29.99

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

Keith Dowen

History; British & Irish history; English Civil War; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Keith Dowen tells the absorbing story of the arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, and demonstrates how emerging weaponry... [more]

$27.99

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Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

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Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

Mark Stacey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social & cultural history; Military history

Paperback

The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness - 'the bush'... [more]

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids, 334-331 BC

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids,...

Murray Dahm

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; War & defence operations

Paperback

In August 334 BC, Alexander the Great invaded the Persian Empire and systematically set about its conquest. At the core of... [more]

$32.99

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Paris 1919

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Paris 1919

Margaret MacMillan

History; European history; First World War; Diplomacy

Paperback

The story of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, when for six extraordinary months the city was at the centre of world government... [more]

$24.99

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Living with Hitler: Compelling Recollections of Hitler's Personal Staff

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Living with Hitler: Compelling Recollections of Hitler's Personal Staff...

Karl Wilhellm Krause & Herbert Dohring & Anna Plaim...

Humanities; History; Military history

Paperback

This collection paints a picture of Hitler from members of his household in the unique position of being “seemingly... [more]

$34.99

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Fatal Mission: The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 Sqn Raaf

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Fatal Mission: The Life and Death of the Crew of the Naughty Nan 467 Sqn...

Mal Elliott

History; Military history

Paperback

Fatal Mission is the story of Australian navigator Oscar Furniss, just one of 55,000 young men who perished while flying... [more]

$29.99

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [more]

$18.99

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