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The Alphabet Bomber: A Lone Wolf Terrorist Ahead of His Time

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The Alphabet Bomber: A Lone Wolf Terrorist Ahead of His Time

Jeffrey D. Simon

History; Military history; Terrorist attack

Hardback

The story of the Alphabet Bomber is one of an extraordinary manhunt to find an elusive killer, a dogged prosecutor determined... [more]

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Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16

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Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16...

Michael LoCicero, Rhys Crawley

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

Hardback

Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated... [more]

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Up Against the Wall: The KGB and Latvia

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Up Against the Wall: The KGB and Latvia

Vincent Hunt

History; Military history; Police & security services; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms

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A hundred years of oppression, seen through the eyes of Latvians - first as the oppressors, then as the oppressed. After WWII... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [more]

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The End Game: The Final Chapter in Britain's Great Game in Afghanistan

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The End Game: The Final Chapter in Britain's Great Game in Afghanistan

Susan Loughhead

History; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Afghan War

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A poignant exploration of the British role in Afghanistan from the close of the Second World War to the present. [more]

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Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural during the First World War

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Angels in the Trenches: Spiritualism, Superstition and the Supernatural...

Leo Ruickbie

History; First World War; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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The mechanised slaughter of the First World War brought a sudden and concentrated interest in life after death. This book... [more]

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Craig Nelson

History; African history; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Second World War

Paperback

The gripping and definitive account of the Day of Infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States' entry... [more]

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Spitfire Leader: Robert Bungey DFC, Tragic Battle of Britain Hero

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Spitfire Leader: Robert Bungey DFC, Tragic Battle of Britain Hero

Dennis Newton, Richard Bungey

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Aviation skills & piloting

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The brilliant career and moving personal story of Battle of Britain Spitfire ace and squadron leader Bob Bungey. [more]

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

Stephen Koch

True crime; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

Hardback

How Hitler used the murder of a Nazi diplomat to blame the Jews for WW2, based on new archive sources. [more]

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The Thousand Doors: Australian Doctors at War Part Five: The Middle East and Far East 1939-1942

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The Thousand Doors: Australian Doctors at War Part Five: The Middle East...

Colonol Robert Likeman

History; Military history; Second World War; Medical profession; History of medicine

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Illustrated biographies of doctors who served during the Second World War. The fourth volume in the series Australian Doctors... [more]

$65.00

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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems

Walt Whitman

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); American Civil War

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A selection of Walt Whitman's groundbreaking poetry edited and introduced by Professor Bridget Bennett. [more]

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Hot Skies Over Yemen: Volume 2: Aerial Warfare Over Southern Arabian Peninsula, 1994-2017

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Hot Skies Over Yemen: Volume 2: Aerial Warfare Over Southern Arabian Peninsula,...

Tom Cooper

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

Hot Skies over Yemen is a richly illustrated and unique point of reference about one segment of modern aerial warfare in Yemen... [more]

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Operation Typhoon: The Assault on Moscow 1941

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Operation Typhoon: The Assault on Moscow 1941

Philippe Naud

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

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This volume in the Casemate Illustrated series takes an in-depth visual look at the German assault on Moscow during October... [more]

$46.95

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

Prit Buttar

History; First World War; Warfare & defence

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At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was... [more]

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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

Bouko de Groot

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting... [more]

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Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: China 1937-38

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Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: China 1937-38

Benjamin Lai

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Military tactics

Paperback

In July 1937, the Marco Polo Bridge Incident sparked a bloody conflict between Chinese and Japanese forces that would rage... [more]

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Peckuwe 1780: The Revolutionary War on the Ohio River Frontier

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Peckuwe 1780: The Revolutionary War on the Ohio River Frontier

John F. Winkler

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American War of Independence; Battles & campaigns

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As the Revolutionary War raged on fields near the Atlantic, Native Americans and British rangers fought American settlers... [more]

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Dornier Do 335

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Dornier Do 335

Robert Forsyth

History; Military history; Military aircraft

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The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft... [more]

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Consuming ANZAC: The History of Australia's Most Powerful Brand

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Consuming ANZAC: The History of Australia's Most Powerful Brand

Jo Hawkins

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

Paperback

In the years after the Great War, Australian memorials were often engraved with a simple request, `Let silent contemplation... [more]

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

Dmitriy Khazanov, Aleksander Medved, Edward M. Young

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

Hardback

The battle for the skies in World War II fuelled a race between rival air forces to develop ever faster and more capable fighter... [more]

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Le Quesnoy 1918

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Le Quesnoy 1918

Christopher Pugsley

History; Military history; First World War

Paperback

* A thrilling account of daring and victory at the First World War's close * Superbly written, stunningly illustrated, easily... [more]

$43.95

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The Landing in the Dawn: Dissecting a Legend - the Landing at ANZAC, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915

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The Landing in the Dawn: Dissecting a Legend - the Landing at ANZAC, Gallipoli,...

James Hurst

History; First World War

Hardback

The Gallipoli landing of 25 April 1915 is arguably Australia's best known battle. It is commemorated each year with a national... [more]

$75.00

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from the Nazis

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from...

Gerri Chanel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Thrilling narrative history describing how France's museum staff protected Leonardo da Vinci's Joconde - and her famous smile... [more]

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Defying Vichy: Blood, Fear and French Resistance

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Defying Vichy: Blood, Fear and French Resistance

Robert Pike

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

Hardback

A timely reappraisal of the actions and motivations of the French Resistance in Vichy France, 75 years after its undoing [more]

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of...

Edward L. Ayers

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War; Black & Asian studies

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Winner of the Lincoln Prize A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective.... [more]

$29.95

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