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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39

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Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39

Gabriele Esposito

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns; Uniforms & insignia

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The First Carlist War broke out after the death of King Ferdinand VII, the king restored at the end of the Peninsular War... [more]

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese...

John Prados

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

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As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane... [more]

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

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

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Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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Wabash 1791: St Clair's defeat

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Wabash 1791: St Clair's defeat

John F. Winkler

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

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Wabash 1791: St Clair's Defeat . [more]

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations...

Robert Cleworth, John Suter Linton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details... [more]

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

Robin Gerster

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Peacekeeping operations

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In February 1946, the Australians of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force moved into western Japan to 'demilitarise and... [more]

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

Kelly DeVries, Niccolo Capponi

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

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The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian... [more]

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History

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Monash and Chauvel: How Australia's Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course...

Roland Perry

History; General & world history; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Monash and Chauvel is a gripping narrative history that follows the extraordinary campaigns of the two most outstanding battlefield... [more]

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids, 334-331 BC

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Macedonian Phalangite vs Persian Warrior: Alexander confronts the Achaemenids,...

Murray Dahm

History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; War & defence operations

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In August 334 BC, Alexander the Great invaded the Persian Empire and systematically set about its conquest. At the core of... [more]

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

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Strasbourg AD 357: The victory that saved Gaul

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Frediani

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

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Civil war in the Western Roman Empire between AD 350-53 had left the frontiers weakly defended, and the major German confederations... [more]

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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An impossible mission in wartime Italy: the next explosive bestseller from Damien Lewis. [more]

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

Brian Herder

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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It is often forgotten that during World War II, the Japanese managed to successfully invade and conquer a precious part of... [more]

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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

Adam Rankin

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

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In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

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The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

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The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved...

Jean Edward Smith

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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The liberation of Paris tells the dramatic story of the Allied decision in World War II to divert from the strategic plan... [more]

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

Daniel Knowles

History; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns; Military & naval ships; Memorials & rolls of honour

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This book charts the story of what is perhaps the Royal Navy's most famous warship. This book looks at the legacy of Jutland... [more]

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Countdown to D-Day: The German Perspective

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Countdown to D-Day: The German Perspective

Peter Margaritis

History; European history; Second World War; War & defence operations

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An accurate, exciting diary-like chronicle of the day-to-day machinations of the German generals as they struggle to prepare... [more]

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

Nigel West

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Battles & campaigns

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A vital reassessment of Axis intelligence released for the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, using newly declassified... [more]

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr.

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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By 1943, the tide of World War II had started to turn against Germany. Defeated at Stalingrad and Kursk, forced to surrender... [more]

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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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