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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

Mark Galeotti

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The 14th-century Mongol conquest of the Rus' - the principalities of Russia - was devastating and decisive. Cities were lain... [more]

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Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II

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Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final...

Ian Sayer, Jeremy Dronfield

History; Second World War

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Revealed for the first time: how the SS rounded up the Nazis' most prominent prisoners to serve as human shields for Hitler... [more]

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The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death of Chivalry

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The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death...

Sophie Therese Ambler

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history

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A riveting account of the warrior knight who overthrew his king and seized the reins of power in medieval England. [more]

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Honourable Exit: How a few brave Americans risked all to save their Vietnamese allies at the end of the war

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Honourable Exit: How a few brave Americans risked all to save their Vietnamese...

Thurston Clarke

History; Vietnam War

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1973. US participation in the Vietnam War ends. As troops withdraw, President Nixon pledges to assist the South in the event... [more]

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World War II: Battle by Battle

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World War II: Battle by Battle

Nikolai Bogdanovic

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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This compact gift book takes thirty of World War II's most significant clashes, both the famous and the lesser known, and... [more]

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The Battle of the Catalaunian Fields AD451

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The Battle of the Catalaunian Fields AD451

Evan Michael Schultheis

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

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Reconsiders the evidence for Attila the Hun's most famous battle, the climax of his invasion of the Western Roman Empire that... [more]

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Decoding the Bayeux Tapestry: The Secrets of History's Most Famous Embriodery Hiden in Plain Sight

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Decoding the Bayeux Tapestry: The Secrets of History's Most Famous Embriodery...

Arthur Colin Wright

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; British & Irish history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Unique examination of this famous artefact. Challenges many of the accepted interpretations. Highly illustrated throughout,... [more]

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations

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In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. Superficially... [more]

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Bletchley Park and D-Day: The Untold Story of How the Battle for Normandy was Won

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Bletchley Park and D-Day: The Untold Story of How the Battle for Normandy...

David Kenyon

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign [more]

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To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima

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To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima

Charles Pellegrino

History; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Military history; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

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To Hell and Back offers readers a stunning, you are there time capsule, wrapped in elegant prose. Charles Pellegrino's scientific... [more]

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Dubno 1941: The Greatest Tank Battle of the Second World War

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Dubno 1941: The Greatest Tank Battle of the Second World War

Aleksei Isaev

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

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Based on recently available archival sources, Isaev describes the battle from a new point of view: that in fact it's not the... [more]

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The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation

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The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation...

Brenda Wineapple

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic struggle over the implications of the Civil War amid the impeachment... [more]

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World War One: The Most Catastrophic Event in 20th Century European History

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World War One: The Most Catastrophic Event in 20th Century European History...

Max Egremont

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

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World War One was the most catastrophic event in 20th century Europe. Distinguished historian Max Egremont explains what caused... [more]

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The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents

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The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents...

Michelle Getchell

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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In October 1962, when the Soviet Union deployed nuclear missiles in Cuba, the most dangerous confrontation of the Cold War... [more]

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

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A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy

Mary Craig

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; First World War; Gender studies: women

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A new study of the most infamous spy of the First World War, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution... [more]

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Salvador

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Salvador

Joan Didion

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history

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El Salvador, 1982, is the height of a ghastly civil war. The author travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a... [more]

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda - Milne Bay - the Beachhead Battles

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda...

Jan Mcleod

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

The Australian Army was woefully unprepared to fight a medical war in Papua and the soldiers paid the price. [more]

$34.99

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Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949

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Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949

M. Taylor Fravel

History; Military history; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; International relations; Military tactics

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What changes in China's modern military policy reveal about military organizations and strategy Since the 1949 Communist... [more]

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Moscow Rules: Secret Police, Spies, Sleepers, Assassins

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Moscow Rules: Secret Police, Spies, Sleepers, Assassins

Douglas Boyd

History; Military history

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The first book to prove the KGB spawned several equally ruthless `daughter' organisations in Eastern Europe during the Cold... [more]

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Freedom Fighter

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Freedom Fighter

Joanna Palani

Biography; True stories; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Revolutionary groups & movements

Paperback

The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries

Paperback

The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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First Know Your Enemy: Comprehending Imperial German War Aims & Deciphering the Enigma of Kultur

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First Know Your Enemy: Comprehending Imperial German War Aims & Deciphering...

John A. Moses, Peter Overlack

History; First World War

Paperback

In the search for the deeper causes of the 'War to end all wars' the reading public has been presented with countless titles... [more]

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Weapons of the Viking Warrior

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Weapons of the Viking Warrior

Gareth Williams

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Military tactics; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Between the late 8th and late 11th century Viking warriors had a massive impact not just in northern Europe, but across a... [more]

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power

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Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear...

Yaakov Katz

History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Nuclear weapons

Hardback

The never-before-told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare--and its far-reaching... [more]

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