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Der Kapitan: U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

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Der Kapitan: U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

Markus Robinson, Gertrude J. Robinson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; First World War; Naval forces & warfare

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The biography of Hans Rose, Germany's most successful WWI convoy period U-boat Ace and WWII anti-fascist naval officer. 'He... [more]

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The Russian Army in the Great Northern War 1700-21: Organization, Material, Training and Combat Experience, Uniforms

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The Russian Army in the Great Northern War 1700-21: Organization, Material,...

Boris Megorsky

History; European history; Military history; Land forces & warfare; Military life & institutions

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A detailed look at the Russian army during the Great Northern War utilising material previously unseen in the West. [more]

$75.00

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Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung: The Battle for China 1946 - 1949

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Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung: The Battle for China 1946 - 1949

Philip Jowett

Photographic reportage; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Over 200 archive photographs showing the war between the Nationalists and Communists in China in the late 1940s. A graphic... [more]

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Westland Wessex Manual: Owners' Workshop Manual

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Westland Wessex Manual: Owners' Workshop Manual

Lee Howard

History; Military history; Military aircraft; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

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With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most... [more]

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence...

Ronan Farrow

History; International relations; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A book for anyone interested to know more about how the world really works by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow.<br... [more]

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RAF 100: The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

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RAF 100: The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

James Holland

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft; Aerospace & aviation technology

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RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with... [more]

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Churchill: Military Genius or Menace?

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Churchill: Military Genius or Menace?

Stephen Napier

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; First World War; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A long overdue reassessment of the part Churchill played in WWII, and how his actions really affected those he led [more]

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Futile Exercise?: The British Army's Preparations for War 1902-1914

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Futile Exercise?: The British Army's Preparations for War 1902-1914

Simon Batten

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Examines the exercises and manoeuvres conducted by the British Army in the years leading up to the First World War. [more]

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Blackburn Buccaneer Owners' Workshop Manual: All marks (1958-94)

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Blackburn Buccaneer Owners' Workshop Manual: All marks (1958-94)

Keith Wilson

History; Military aircraft; Aircraft: general interest

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Born in the 1950s when the Cold War was rapidly escalating, the subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a carrier-borne... [more]

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval...

Nicholas Morton

History; Middle Eastern history; Medieval history; Crusades; Battles & campaigns

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A history of the 1119 Battle of the Field of Blood, which decisively halted the momentum gained during the First Crusade and... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust

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Arms and Armour of the Medieval Joust

Tobias Capwell

History; European history; Medieval history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Jousting is the most iconic form of mounted combat. For more than five hundred years, the sport itself, and the chivalric... [more]

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship

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Serving our Country: Indigenous Australians, war, defence and citizenship...

Joan Beaumont, Allison Cadzow

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples; Civil rights & citizenship; Warfare & defence

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After decades of silence, Serving Our Country is the first comprehensive history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander... [more]

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An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th Division

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An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th...

Mark Johnston

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

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This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940... [more]

$34.99

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden Age of Flight Test

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Testbeds, Motherships and Parasites: Astonishing Aircraft from the Golden...

Frederick Johnsen

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & aviation technology

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Filling a void in major works about rare and exotic flight test aircraft, this book is the definitive work on the converted... [more]

$58.95

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The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983

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The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983

Marc Ambinder

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Nuclear weapons

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[This book tells the] story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense,... [more]

$49.95

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Precious Indian Weapons: And other Princely Accoutrements

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Precious Indian Weapons: And other Princely Accoutrements

Salam Kaoukji

Non-graphic art forms; History; Weapons & equipment

Paperback

A beautiful volume showcasing the dazzling precious weapons of The al-Sabah Collection [more]

$55.00

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Soviet Destroyers of World War II

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Soviet Destroyers of World War II

Alexander Hill

History; Second World War; Military & naval ships

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The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical... [more]

$22.99

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The Crossbow

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The Crossbow

Mike Loades

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Technologically sophisticated and powerful, the crossbow has long enjoyed a popular reputation for villainous superiority... [more]

$32.99

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Greek Hoplite vs Persian Warrior: 499-479 BC

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Greek Hoplite vs Persian Warrior: 499-479 BC

Chris McNab

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

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The Greco-Persian Wars (499&ndash;49 BC) convulsed Greece, Asia Minor, and the Near East for half a century. Through a series... [more]

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Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40

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Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40

Vesa Nenye, Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen, Chris Birks

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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When close to half a million Soviet troops poured into Finland in 1939 it was expected that Finnish defences would collapse... [more]

$36.99

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Russia's Military Revival

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Russia's Military Revival

Bettina Renz, Hanna Smith

History; International relations; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Russian annexation of Crimea and the subsequent air campaign over Syria took the world by surprise. The capabilities and efficiency... [more]

$33.95

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We Few: U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam

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We Few: U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam

Nick Brokhausen

Memoirs; History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Vietnam War; Special & elite forces

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Vivid Vietnam memoir of the author's experiences in MACV-SOG, as a member of a small recon team, operating covertly in North... [more]

$61.95

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Atlas of the European Campaign: 1944-45

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Atlas of the European Campaign: 1944-45

Steven J. Zaloga

History; Historical maps & atlases; Military history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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In June 1944 the Allies opened the long-awaited second front against Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, and this was... [more]

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Tirpitz: The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship

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Tirpitz: The Life and Death of Germany's Last Great Battleship

Daniel Knowles

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

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Referred to by Churchill as `the Beast', `Tirpitz' was Germany's last great battleship and was one of the largest ever constructed... [more]

$69.99

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