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

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Captive Anzacs: Australian POWs of the Ottomans during the First World War...

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]

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

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The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force: French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940

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The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force: French Air Operations and Strategy...

Greg Baughen

History; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

Why did the French lose in 1940? Were their aircraft inferior? Were there stockpiles of unused planes? Was defeat inevitable?... [more]

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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]

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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]

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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

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

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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]

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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

Paperback

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

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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]

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Challenger 2: The British Main Battle Tank

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Challenger 2: The British Main Battle Tank

M. P. Robinson, Robert Griffin

History; The Cold War; Tanks & military land vehicles

Paperback

Covers the background, development and career of Challenger 2. [more]

$42.99

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

Angus Konstam

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

Paperback

As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete... [more]

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Soviet Paratrooper vs Mujahideen Fighter: Afghanistan 1979-89

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Soviet Paratrooper vs Mujahideen Fighter: Afghanistan 1979-89

David Campbell

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare; Military tactics

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In 1979 the Soviet Union moved from military `help' to active intervention in Afghanistan. Four-fifths of the Afghan National... [more]

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Shrewsbury 1403: Struggle for a Fragile Crown

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Shrewsbury 1403: Struggle for a Fragile Crown

Dickon Whitewood

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 is one of the most important battles in English history. King Henry IV faced his erstwhile... [more]

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

Steve Twomey

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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This "riveting" (Los Angeles Times), "crackerjack read" (Smithsonian) turns the lead-up to the most infamous... [more]

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The Knights Templar at War 1120-1312

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The Knights Templar at War 1120-1312

Paul Hill

History; Crusades; Land forces & warfare

Hardback

In-depth assessment of the Knights Templar and their contribution to crusading warfare [more]

$65.00

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The Psychological War for Vietnam, 1960-1968

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The Psychological War for Vietnam, 1960-1968

Mervyn Edwin Roberts III

History; Vietnam War; Military tactics

Hardback

Fully explores the most sustained, intensive use of psychological operations (PSYOP) in American history. Informed by the... [more]

$71.95

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Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

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Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Brian Cull

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Paperback

This is the gripping account of the heroics of the small band of British & Greek airmen who flew Bristol Blenheims against... [more]

$38.68

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

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Passchendaele: Requiem for Doomed Youth

Paul Ham

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

Paperback

The intervening century, the most violent in human history, has not disarmed these pictures of their power to shock. At the... [more]

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Flak 88 Manual: The 8.8cm Flugzeugabwehrkanone 18/36/37/41

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Flak 88 Manual: The 8.8cm Flugzeugabwehrkanone 18/36/37/41

Chris McNab

History; Weapons & equipment

Hardback

The 8.8cm Flugzeugabwehrkanone 18/36/37/41 - more popularly known as the Flak 88 - was one of the most successful and influential... [more]

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Knights: Chivalry and Violence

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Knights: Chivalry and Violence

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

History; European history; Medieval history; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

A short introduction to the world of the medieval knight, from the years of training and the weapons he fought with, to the... [more]

$19.99

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German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier: Stalingrad 1942-43

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German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier: Stalingrad 1942-43

Chris McNab

History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

By the end of the first week of November 1942, the German Sixth Army held about 90 per cent of Stalingrad. Yet the Soviets... [more]

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

Bernard Ireland, John Parker

Reference works; History; Military & naval ships; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two... [more]

$35.95

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