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No Front Line: Australia's Special Forces at War in Afghanistan

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No Front Line: Australia's Special Forces at War in Afghanistan

Chris Masters

History; Afghan War; Special & elite forces

Paperback

Includes bibliographical references and index. [more]

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Ninja: Unmasking the Myth

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Ninja: Unmasking the Myth

Stephen Turnbull

History; Asian history; Military history; Special & elite forces

Hardback

Produced with the full cooperation of the Department of Ninja Studies at Mie University in Japan, where the author is Visiting... [more]

$65.00

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Stalin's Secret Weapon: The Origins of Soviet Biological Warfare

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Stalin's Secret Weapon: The Origins of Soviet Biological Warfare

Anthony Rimmington

History; The Cold War; Chemical & biological weapons

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A chilling reassessment of the Soviet Union's advances in biological warfare, and the West's inadvertent contributions. [more]

$75.00

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Passchendaele: A New History

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Passchendaele: A New History

Nick Lloyd

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

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Between July and November 1917, in a small corner of Belgium, more than 500,000 men were killed or maimed, gassed or drowned... [more]

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Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka' Manual: All marks and variants (1935-45)

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Junkers Ju 87 'Stuka' Manual: All marks and variants (1935-45)

Jonathan Falconer

History; Military aircraft

Hardback

Supported by a comprehensive selection of photographs and technical drawings, Jonathan Falconer describes the design, construction... [more]

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Japanese Arms and Armour

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Japanese Arms and Armour

Ian Bottomley

History; Asian history; Military history; Weapons & equipment

Paperback

Ian Bottomley provides an overview of Japanese arms and armour from the middle ages to the twentieth century, describing sword-making,... [more]

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Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism's Money Masters

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Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism's Money Masters

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Samuel M. Katz

History; Terrorism, armed struggle; Special & elite forces

Hardback

A revelatory account of how Harpoon--the Israeli special unit founded to combat terrorist groups' finances--has tirelessly... [more]

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Russia's Last Gasp: The Eastern Front 1916-17

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Russia's Last Gasp: The Eastern Front 1916-17

Prit Buttar

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

Paperback

World War I enthusiasts will love this account of the costly Brusilov Offensive, a campaign that saw success on the battlefield... [more]

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The Philippine Sea 1944: The last great carrier battle

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The Philippine Sea 1944: The last great carrier battle

Mark Stille

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

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After suffering devastating losses in the huge naval battles at Midway and the Soloman Islands, the Imperial Japanese navy... [more]

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Operation Torch 1942: The invasion of French North Africa

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Operation Torch 1942: The invasion of French North Africa

Brian Lane Herder

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

Paperback

Following the raid on Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt identified... [more]

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Dutch Armies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648 2: Cavalry, Artillery & Engineers

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Dutch Armies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648 2: Cavalry, Artillery & Engineers...

Bouko de Groot

History; European history; Military history; Land forces & warfare; Regiments

Paperback

Throughout the 16th Century, the Spanish had an aura of invincibility. They controlled a vast colonial empire that stretched... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

$12.95

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Rabaul 1943-44: Reducing Japan's great island fortress

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Rabaul 1943-44: Reducing Japan's great island fortress

Mark Lardas

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

In 1942, the massive Japanese naval base and airfield at Rabaul was a fortress standing in the Allies' path to Tokyo. It was... [more]

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Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States

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Spy Watching: Intelligence Accountability in the United States

Loch K. Johnson

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence; Security services

Hardback

Given the dangers in the world--from terrorism to pandemics--nations must have effective spy services; yet, to prevent the... [more]

$54.95

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Case Red: The Collapse of France

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Case Red: The Collapse of France

Robert Forczyk

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

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Case Red captures the drama of the final three weeks of military operations in France in June 1940, and explains the great... [more]

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Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War Two - Spearhead of Victory

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Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War Two - Spearhead of Victory

Patrick Bishop

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

Paperback

In 2018 the RAF is one hundred years old. In his new book, destined to be a classic, Patrick Bishop examines the high point... [more]

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Hitler's Soldiers: The German Army in the Third Reich

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Hitler's Soldiers: The German Army in the Third Reich

Ben H. Shepherd

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

A penetrating study of the German army s military campaigns, relations with the Nazi regime, and complicity in Nazi crimes... [more]

$34.99

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Railway Guns of World War I

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Railway Guns of World War I

Marc Romanych, Greg Heuer

History; First World War; Land forces & warfare; Weapons & equipment

Paperback

World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any... [more]

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Viking Warrior vs Anglo-Saxon Warrior: England 865-1066

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Viking Warrior vs Anglo-Saxon Warrior: England 865-1066

Gareth Williams

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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In the two centuries before the Norman invasion of England, Anglo-Saxon and Viking forces clashed repeatedly in bloody battles... [more]

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Savannah 1779: The British turn south

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Savannah 1779: The British turn south

Scott Martin, Bernard F. Harris

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

Paperback

In 1778 Great Britain launched a second invasion of the southern colonies as part of the southern strategy for victory in... [more]

$27.99

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Shooting Up: A History of Drugs in Warfare

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Shooting Up: A History of Drugs in Warfare

Lukasz Kamienski

History; Military history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Military life & institutions

Paperback

A vividly written account of how drugs have shaped the history of warfare, based on prodigious research [more]

$29.95

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Exodus Burma: The British Escape Through the Jungles of Death 1942

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Exodus Burma: The British Escape Through the Jungles of Death 1942

Felicity Goodall

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

Paperback

Here diaries, letters and official documents have been drawn on to bring to life this shocking episode in the British Empire's... [more]

$32.99

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For The Glory of Rome: A History of Warriors & Warfare

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For The Glory of Rome: A History of Warriors & Warfare

Ross Cowan

History; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

This book provides a survey of the Roman warrior. [more]

$52.99

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Bolt Action: Campaign: New Guinea

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Bolt Action: Campaign: New Guinea

Warlord Games

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Role-playing, war games & fantasy sports

Paperback

In 1942, Japanese forces invaded the island of New Guinea and started a bitter, three-year campaign against allied Australian... [more]

$39.99

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Ethics Under Fire: Challenges for the Australian Army

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Ethics Under Fire: Challenges for the Australian Army

Tom Frame, Albert Palazzo

History; Ethical issues & debates; Military life & institutions

Paperback

Events at Abu Ghraib prison and the 1968 My Lai Massacre show that the behaviour of the military can descend into barbarism.... [more]

$39.99

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