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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

John Nichol

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

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Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story. [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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Samurai: A Concise History

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Samurai: A Concise History

Michael Wert (Associate Professor of East Asian History, Associate Professor of East Asian History, Marquette University)

History; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Military history; Special & elite forces

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Samurai: A Concise History provides a dynamic look at the life and times of the samurai. Although this warrior class comprised... [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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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

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A Time To Die: The Kursk Disaster (Film Tie-In)

Robert Moore

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Naval forces & warfare

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But above all, he tells the nail-bitingly poignant human story of the families waiting ashore, of the desperate efforts of... [more]

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Leigh Neville

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

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Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping... [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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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [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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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [more]

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

Sune Persson

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]

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The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost

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The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost

Cathal J. Nolan

History; Military history; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

Stretching from Antiquity to the Second World War, a major new work of history that examines how battles have been fought-and... [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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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [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

Paperback

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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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century...

James P. Delgado (Maritime Archaeologist)

History; Maritime history; Military history; Underwater archaeology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

From an author who has spent four decades in the quest for lost ships, this lavishly illustrated history of naval warfare... [more]

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring...

Ian McPhedran

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

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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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European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race

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European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race...

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck's Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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