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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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Autopsy of an Unwinnable War: Vietnam

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Autopsy of an Unwinnable War: Vietnam

William C. Haponski, Jerry Burcham

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

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A compelling and informed narrative of the war in Vietnam 1945-75, seeking to answer why America lost the war in Vietnam.... [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [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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Sand and Steel: A New History of D-Day

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Sand and Steel: A New History of D-Day

Peter Caddick-Adams

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

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The most comprehensive and authoritative history of D-Day ever published `Extraordinary' Andrew Roberts`Fascinating' Daily... [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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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World...

Thomas Knock

History; History of the Americas; First World War; Diplomacy

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A close look at Woodrow Wilson's political thought and international diplomacy In the widely acclaimed To End All Wars,... [more]

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United...

Or Rosenboim

History; General & world history; Second World War; Political ideologies; International relations

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How competing visions of world order in the 1940s gave rise to the modern concept of globalism During and after the Second... [more]

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The Red Army and the Second World War

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The Red Army and the Second World War

Alexander Hill

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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In a definitive new account of the Soviet Union at war, Hill charts the development, successes and failures of the Red Army... [more]

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

Colin Mattey

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most... [more]

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Battleship Bismarck: A Design and Operational History

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Battleship Bismarck: A Design and Operational History

William Garzke, Robert Dulin, William Jurens

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Military & naval ships

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This book is a marine forensics analysis and engineering study of the design, operation, and loss of Germany's greatest battleship,... [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

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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS and the Syrian regime. [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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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

Robert Forsyth

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Initially designed as a fast medium bomber, the Junkers Ju 88 was also used as a Zerstoerer heavy fighter by the Luftwaffe.... [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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The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

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The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777...

Rick Atkinson

History; British & Irish history; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history

Hardback

`To say that Atkinson can tell a story is like saying Sinatra can sing ... A powerful new voice has been added to the dialogue... [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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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]

$24.95

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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

Paperback

The first book to prove the KGB spawned several equally ruthless `daughter' organisations in Eastern Europe during the Cold... [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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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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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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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

Nigel Hamilton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he... [more]

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