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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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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler

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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest...

Lynne Olson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became... [more]

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Holding the Line: The Naval Air Campaign In Korea

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Holding the Line: The Naval Air Campaign In Korea

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

History; Korean War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Naval and air power were crucial to the United Nations' success in the Korean War, as it sought to negate the overwhelming... [more]

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

Luke Daly-Groves

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War

Hardback

Did Hitler shoot himself in the Fuhrerbunker or did he slip past the Soviets and escape to South America? Countless documentaries,... [more]

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The Catastrophe of 8 August 1918: German/English Text

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The Catastrophe of 8 August 1918: German/English Text

Thilo Von Bose

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

Hardback

Thilo von Bose's 1930 book The Catastrophe of 8 August 1918 was the 36th and last volume in a series of popular semi-official... [more]

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Broken Arrow: How the U.S. Navy Lost a Nuclear Bomb

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Broken Arrow: How the U.S. Navy Lost a Nuclear Bomb

Jim Winchester

History; Vietnam War

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the loss of a U.S. plane with a live nuclear bomb on it during the Vietnam War in 1965, and the... [more]

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The Amritsar Massacre: The British Empire's Worst Atrocity

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The Amritsar Massacre: The British Empire's Worst Atrocity

Vanessa Holburn

History; Military history

Hardback

This book examines the context in which the infamous event took place - and asks why something that happened 100 years ago... [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

Hardback

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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Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese Allies at the End of the War

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Honorable Exit: How a Few Brave Americans Risked All to Save Our Vietnamese...

Thurston Clarke

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Military history; Vietnam War; International relations

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A groundbreaking revisionist history of the last days of the Vietnam War that reveals the acts of American heroism that saved... [more]

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

Agnes Grunwald-Spier

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

Paperback

New paperback edition - A moving and detailed portrait of women in the most terrible circumstances, by a respected author... [more]

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Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World

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Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World

Brian Lavery

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

Paperback

Following the progress of the Royal Navy from the defeat of the Spanish Armada to the First World War, Brian Lavery reveals... [more]

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If the War Goes On... Reflections on War and Politics

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If the War Goes On... Reflections on War and Politics

Hermann Hesse

Literary essays; First World War; Second World War

Paperback

A collection of essays on the absurdity of war, from the Nobel Prize laureate [more]

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South American Battleships 1908-59: Brazil, Argentina, and Chile's great dreadnought race

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South American Battleships 1908-59: Brazil, Argentina, and Chile's great...

Mark Lardas

History; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

In 1908 the most incredible naval arms race in history began. Flush with cash from rubber and coffee, Brazil decided to order... [more]

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Central government policies; Defence strategy, planning & research; Nuclear weapons

Paperback

Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction... [more]

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Superguns 1854-1991: Extreme artillery from the Paris Gun and the V-3 to Iraq's Project Babylon

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Superguns 1854-1991: Extreme artillery from the Paris Gun and the V-3 to...

Steven J. Zaloga

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment

Paperback

Over the last 150 years, gun designers have sought to transform warfare with artillery of superlative range and power,... [more]

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Heroes in the Shadows: Humanitarian Action and Courage in the Second World War

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Heroes in the Shadows: Humanitarian Action and Courage in the Second World...

Dr Brian Fleming

History; Second World War

Hardback

Extraordinary stories of courage by rescuers of those on the run in fascist Europe. This book illustrates the consequences... [more]

$59.95

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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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For King and Other Countries

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For King and Other Countries

Glyn Harper

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War

Hardback

Leading military historian Glyn Harper has scoured archives and museums worldwide to show where and when New Zealanders served... [more]

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who...

Charles Lane

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; American Civil War; Politics & government; Civil rights & citizenship

Hardback

Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated... [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

Hardback

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

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Exploring the Britannic: The life, last voyage and wreck of Titanic's tragic twin

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Exploring the Britannic: The life, last voyage and wreck of Titanic's tragic...

Simon Mills

History; Maritime history; First World War; Ships & shipping: general interest; Swimming & diving

Hardback

Launched in 1914, two years after the ill-fated voyage of her sister ship, RMS Titanic, the Britannic was intended to be superior... [more]

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Jungle Cavalry: Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945

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Jungle Cavalry: Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945...

Gregory Blake

History; Second World War

Hardback

The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army... [more]

$75.00

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The Art of War: Illustrated Edition

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The Art of War: Illustrated Edition

Tzu Sun, Anthony Tucker-Jones

History; Military history; Military tactics; Business strategy; Gift books

Hardback

A new illustrated edition of Sun Tzu's classic ancient Chinese meditation on military strategy and human psychology, with... [more]

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The First World War in Focus: Rare and Unseen Photographs

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The First World War in Focus: Rare and Unseen Photographs

Alan Wakefield

Photographs: collections; History; First World War

Paperback

As we near the end of extensive centennial commemorations of World War I, it nonetheless retains the power to surprise, even... [more]

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The Defeat of the Luftwaffe: The Eastern Front 1941-45, A Strategy for Disaster

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The Defeat of the Luftwaffe: The Eastern Front 1941-45, A Strategy for Disaster...

Jonathan Trigg

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

Paperback

In 1941 the Luftwaffe was the most powerful air force in the world. This is the story of how it was utterly defeated on the... [more]

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