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The Battle of the Atlantic: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Battle of the Atlantic: A Ladybird Expert Book

James Holland

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

An accessible and authoritative introduction to the Battle of the Atlantic... [more]

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Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

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Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam,...

Xiaoming Zhang

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked the international community. In this groundbreaking book, Xiaoming... [more]

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations

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In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. The... [more]

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Operation Medusa: The Furious Battle That Saved Afghanistan from the Taliban

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Operation Medusa: The Furious Battle That Saved Afghanistan from the Taliban...

Major General David Fraser, Brian Hanington

History; Warfare & defence

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In 2006, David Fraser was the Canadian general in charge of the joint military command in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.... [more]

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Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict

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Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict

Eli Berman, Joseph H. Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Geopolitics; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Hardback

How a new understanding of warfare can help the military fight today's conflicts more effectively The way wars are fought... [more]

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Battle of Britain 1940: The Luftwaffe's 'Eagle Attack'

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Battle of Britain 1940: The Luftwaffe's 'Eagle Attack'

Doug Dildy

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

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In August 1940, the Luftwaffe began an operation to destroy or neutralize RAF Fighter Command, and enable Hitler to invade... [more]

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Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1: 112 BC-AD 192

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Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1: 112 BC-AD 192

Raffaele D'Amato

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Special & elite forces

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Roman unit standards played a important role, both ceremonially and on the battlefield. With the armies of the late Roman... [more]

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

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Korea: Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

History; International relations; Warfare & defence

Paperback

This lucid book should be compulsory reading for anyone who wonders how the situation on the Korean peninsula has deteriorated... [more]

$32.99

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

Omer Bartov

History; European history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; The Holocaust; Second World War; War crimes

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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British Secret Projects 2: Jet Bombers Since 1949

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British Secret Projects 2: Jet Bombers Since 1949

Tony Buttler

History; Military aircraft; Aircraft: general interest

Hardback

This book, a natural companion to the author's earlier British Secret Projects: Jet Fighters Since 1950, chronicles the design... [more]

$69.95

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Napoleon at Dresden: The Battles of August 1813

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Napoleon at Dresden: The Battles of August 1813

George Nafziger

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Battles & campaigns

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The second in a three volume series on Napoleon's campaigns in Europe during 1813. [more]

$87.99

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Caligula: An Unexpected General

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Caligula: An Unexpected General

Lee Fratantuono

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Military tactics

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Caligula is a household name but usually only known as one of the most depraved and debauched of Roman emperors. This is a... [more]

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Australian Army History Series: Captive Anzacs  : Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World War

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Australian Army History Series: Captive Anzacs : Australian POWs of the...

Kate Ariotti

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Prisoners of war

Hardback

Captive Anzacs explores the experiences of the 198 Australians who became prisoners of the Ottomans during the First World... [more]

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Operation Market-Garden 1944 3: The British XXX Corps Missions

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Operation Market-Garden 1944 3: The British XXX Corps Missions

Ken Ford

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

Paperback

Field Marshal Montgomery's plan to get Second British Army behind the fortifications of the German Siegfried Line in 1944... [more]

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The Victoria Cross: Australia Remembers

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The Victoria Cross: Australia Remembers

Michael Madden

History; Military history; Memorials & rolls of honour

Hardback

This book is an ambitious endeavour to capture the history of Australia's pre-eminent award for acts of bravery in the face... [more]

$79.99

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the Nazis

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the...

Paul Kix

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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In the tradition of `Agent Zigzag' comes a breathtaking biography of WWII's `Scarlet Pimpernel' as fast-paced and emotionally... [more]

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The 33 Strategies Of War

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The 33 Strategies Of War

Robert Greene

Military tactics; Business & Economics; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Offers the strategies of war that can help us gain mastery in the modern world. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising... [more]

$29.99

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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]

$21.99

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Aerial Warfare: The Battle for the Skies

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Aerial Warfare: The Battle for the Skies

Frank Ledwidge

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

Aerial warfare has dominated western war-making for over 100 years, and despite regular announcements of its demise, it shows... [more]

$26.95

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Pouring with Rain - Troops Fed Up: British Second Army and the Liberation Offensive in Flanders 1918

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Pouring with Rain - Troops Fed Up: British Second Army and the Liberation...

Dennis Williams

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

Hardback

In September 1918 Second Army was the weakest of the British Armies on the Western Front; many of its formations had been... [more]

$79.95

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Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

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Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

Owen Rees

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Demonstrates there was more to Greek naval warfare than the battle of Salamis. It is well researched from ancient sources,... [more]

$52.99

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Nieuwpoort Sector 1917: The Battle of the Dunes

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Nieuwpoort Sector 1917: The Battle of the Dunes

Kristof Jacobs

History; First World War; Landscape archaeology; Battles & campaigns

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The mainly forgotten story of the British and Australian tunnellers and their work on the Belgian Coast during the Great War.... [more]

$59.99

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Gallipoli

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Gallipoli

Robert Rhodes James

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Gallipoli stands the test of time, bringing vividly to life the conditions and circumstances of a campaign which has never... [more]

$42.99

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Arms and Armour of Late Medieval Europe

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Arms and Armour of Late Medieval Europe

Robert Woosnam-Savage

History; European history; Medieval history; Weapons & equipment; Military life & institutions

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In this introductory guide, replete with fabulous photography and marvellous anecdotes, internationally-renowned edged weapons... [more]

$12.95

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul December 1941-March 1942

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul December 1941-March...

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

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

Paperback

South Pacific Air War Volume 1 is the first book in a trilogy chronicling the early months of the Pacific War in the lead... [more]

$39.95

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