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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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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

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

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World War II: Infographics

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World War II: Infographics

Jean Lopez, Vincent Bernard, Nicolas Aubin, Nicolas Guillerat

History; Second World War

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A revelatory history of World War II, told entirely through visually stunning state-of-the-art infographics. [more]

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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

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

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Frediani

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Civil war in the Western Roman Empire between AD 350-53 had left the frontiers weakly defended, and the major German confederations... [more]

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

Steven J. Zaloga

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered... [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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Paris 1919

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Paris 1919

Margaret MacMillan

History; European history; First World War; Diplomacy

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

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers Became the Commanders Who Won World War II

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers...

Benjamin Runkle

History; Second World War

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This book is is first comprehensive history of te United States' World War II generals between the wars, covering not only... [more]

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Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography

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Josephus's The Jewish War: A Biography

Martin Goodman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Judaism; Jewish studies

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An essential introduction to Josephus's momentous war narrative The Jewish War is Josephus's superbly evocative account... [more]

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The Empire Has An Answer: The Empire Air Training Scheme as Reported in the Australian Press1939-1945

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The Empire Has An Answer: The Empire Air Training Scheme as Reported in...

Tony James Brady

History; Military history

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`If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.' In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised... [more]

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Thermopylae: Great Battles

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Thermopylae: Great Battles

Chris Carey

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history

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The story of Thermopylae, the famous last stand of the Greco-Persian Wars: how it was fought, how it has been remembered,... [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli

Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

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Machiavelli's profound political essay from the sixteenth century, with an afterword by Oliver Francis. [more]

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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

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

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Stasi 77

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Stasi 77

David Young

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Espionage & spy thriller; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War

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.<br /><br />A gripping and evocative crime thriller, moving between the... [more]

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Defending the Rock: Gibraltar and the Second World War

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Defending the Rock: Gibraltar and the Second World War

Nicholas Rankin

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

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Nicholas Rankin's revelatory new book, whose cast of characters includes Haile Selassie, Anthony Burgess and General Sikorski,... [more]

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

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War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm

Lalage Snow

Memoirs; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

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A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war [more]

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d Azur, 1930 1944

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d...

Anne De Courcy

Biography; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera [more]

$32.99

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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An impossible mission in wartime Italy: the next explosive bestseller from Damien Lewis. [more]

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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

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This collection paints a picture of Hitler from members of his household in the unique position of being &ldquo;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

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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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