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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet...

Nick Barratt

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

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'A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read.' Dan Jones, author... [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

Lizzie Oliver (Independent Scholar, UK)

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Second World War

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An exploration of the prisoner of war experience on the Sumatra railway, and its legacy, through the life-writing of those... [more]

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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

Adam Rankin

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

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In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive... [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East, 1941-51

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MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East,...

Bill Yenne

History; Military history; Second World War; Korean War; Air forces & warfare

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General Douglas MacArthur is one of the towering figures of World War II, and indeed of the twentieth century, but his leadership... [more]

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Atlas of the Blitzkrieg: 1939-41

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Atlas of the Blitzkrieg: 1939-41

Robert Kirchubel

History; Historical maps & atlases; Military history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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In September 1939, Nazi Germany launched its infamous Blitzkrieg invasion... [more]

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Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan, Now a Major Motion Picture

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Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan, Now a Major Motion Picture

Bob Grandin

History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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Now a major motion picture.<br /><br />This is the first time that those... [more]

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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

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Karski was a brilliant young diplomat when war broke out in 1939 with Hitler's... [more]

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Leigh Neville

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

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Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping... [more]

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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

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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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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; Battles & campaigns

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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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US Navy Battleships 1886-98: The pre-dreadnoughts and monitors that fought the Spanish-American War

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US Navy Battleships 1886-98: The pre-dreadnoughts and monitors that fought...

Brian Lane Herder

History; Maritime history; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

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After the American Civil War, the US Navy had been allowed to decay into complete insignificance, yet the commissioning of... [more]

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Samurai: A Concise History

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Samurai: A Concise History

Michael Wert (Associate Professor of East Asian History, Associate Professor of East Asian History, Marquette University)

History; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Military history; Special & elite forces

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Samurai: A Concise History provides a dynamic look at the life and times of the samurai. Although this warrior class comprised... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Stalingrad

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Stalingrad

David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House

History; European history; Second World War

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This is the long awaited one-volume campaign history from the leading experts of the decisive clash of Nazi and Soviet forces... [more]

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Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War

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Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World...

Clare Makepeace (Birkbeck, University of London)

History; Military history

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A pioneering study of the experiences and emotional lives of British prisoners of war in Germany and Italy during the Second... [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

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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

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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 Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution

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The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution...

Eric Foner

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Political structure & processes

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, an authoritative story of the constitutional changes that built equality into America's... [more]

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The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America

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The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America

T. H. Breen

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Revolutionary groups & movements

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T. H. Breen introduces us to the ordinary men and women who took responsibility for the course of the American revolution.... [more]

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [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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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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