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The Battle of The Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Battle of The Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

History; African history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series Nelson- Battle of the Nile is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the naval... [more]

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

Patrick Bishop

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

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SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years... [more]

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Our Great Hearted Men

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Our Great Hearted Men

Peter Brune

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

Hardback

The AIF and the Hundred Days Battlefields such as Gallipoli, Fromelles, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele are burnt... [more]

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The Hidden Places of World War II: The Extraordinary Sites Where History Was Made During the War That Saved Civilization

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The Hidden Places of World War II: The Extraordinary Sites Where History...

Jerome M. O'Connor

History; Second World War

Hardback

A grand tour of the secret places - some known and many unknown - where WWII history was made. [more]

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

Elizabeth R. Varon (Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History and Associate Director, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History, University of Virginia)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War

Hardback

In Armies of Deliverance, Elizabeth Varon offers both a sweeping narrative of the Civil War and a bold new interpretation... [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

Paperback

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

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The Imjin and Kapyong Battles, Korea, 1951

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The Imjin and Kapyong Battles, Korea, 1951

Paul Mackenzie

History; Korean War

Hardback

Sheds new light on fighting the forgotten war [more]

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For Country, for Nation: An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military service

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For Country, for Nation: An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres...

Dr Lachlan Grant, Mr Michael Bell

History; Military history

Paperback

An illustrated history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military... [more]

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Through Spain with Wellington: The Letters of Lieutenant Peter Le Mesurier of the 'Fighting Ninth'

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Through Spain with Wellington: The Letters of Lieutenant Peter Le Mesurier...

Adrian Greenwood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars

Paperback

With background information and commentary provided by expert Adrian Greenwood, meticulously footnoted, this is a worthy addition... [more]

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Alexander the Great: Conqueror, Commander, King

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Alexander the Great: Conqueror, Commander, King

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

This concise history gives an overview of Alexander's life from a military standpoint, looking at how he was able to conqueror... [more]

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

Nic Fields

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

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In the aftermath of the murder of Gaius Julius Caesar, his self-declared successor Mark Antony struggled to hold together... [more]

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century AD

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century...

Raffaele D'Amato , Andrey Evgenevich Negin

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Land forces & warfare

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From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their... [more]

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October 1944

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October...

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In Pacific Thunder, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver sheds new light on the most successful naval campaign ever undertaken. [more]

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The Truth About Rudolf Hess

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The Truth About Rudolf Hess

Douglas-Hamilton, James

History; Second World War

Paperback

Provides a unique insight into one of the most intriguing events of the Second World War, by the son of one of the key participants,... [more]

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Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Excision of Rohm's SA Brownshirts, 30 June-2 July 1934

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Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Excision of Rohm's SA Brownshirts, 30...

Phil Carradice

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

Paperback

Outlines one of history's fastest and most ruthless purges, one of the most significant killings of modern times. [more]

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Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War II

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Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War...

Freda Hodge

History; Second World War

Paperback

After the liberation of German-occupied Europe by the Allies, Displaced Persons camps were established to house the vast numbers... [more]

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The Third Reich: All You Need To Know

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The Third Reich: All You Need To Know

Caroline Sharples

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

Caroline Sharples's compelling account of how Hitler used the democratic process to seize power in Germany and create a violent... [more]

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The Plots Against Hitler

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The Plots Against Hitler

Danny Orbach

History; European history; Second World War

Paperback

A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.... [more]

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

Peter Hart

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat... [more]

$24.99

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H. G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds

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H. G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds

Peter Filkins

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; History: specific events & topics; The Holocaust; Second World War

Hardback

After surviving Theresienstadt and Auschwitz, H.G. Adler (1910-88), vividly captured the experience in over two dozen books.... [more]

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The Sniper Encyclopedia: An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

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The Sniper Encyclopedia: An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

John Walter

Reference works; History; Military history; Weapons & equipment

Hardback

The Sniper Encyclopaedia is an indispensable topic-by-topic guide to a fascinating subject. This beautifully illustrated,... [more]

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Under a Darkening Sky: The American Experience in Nazi Europe: 1939-1941

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Under a Darkening Sky: The American Experience in Nazi Europe: 1939-1941...

Robert Lyman

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

Hardback

A vivid social history of the American expatriate experience in Europe between 1939 and 1941, as the Nazi menace brings a... [more]

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Highly illustrated with colour images and specially commissioned maps throughout, this is a unique exploration of the pirate... [more]

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

Bruno Pappalardo

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force which played... [more]

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War Bows: Longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi

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War Bows: Longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi

Mike Loades

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Archery

Hardback

War bows were a mainstay of armies throughout the world from the earliest recorded battles over three thousand years ago to... [more]

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