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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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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

Peter Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Military & naval ships; Geographical discovery & exploration

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In the summer of 1773 the 14-year old Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic, which came close to ending... [more]

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

Santiago Rivas

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

This book covers the story of all the British military aircraft that served in Latin America since 1940. Though the presence... [more]

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

Stephen Robinson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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A history of one of the world's greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, Hermann Balck (1897-1982) commanded... [more]

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The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

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The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved...

Jean Edward Smith

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

The liberation of Paris tells the dramatic story of the Allied decision in World War II to divert from the strategic plan... [more]

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On Grand Strategy

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On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis

History; Political leaders & leadership; Diplomacy; Defence strategy, planning & research

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In Chapters extending from the ancient world to the Second World War, Gaddis assesses grand strategic theory and practice... [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions

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The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of...

Gabriel Paquette

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

An accessible survey of the history of European overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries based on new... [more]

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving adventures in the world of cybercrime

Kate Fazzini

True crime; Other warfare & defence issues; Technology: general issues; Computer fraud & hacking; Spyware

Hardback

Cybercrime: coming to your phone, computer or self-driving car [more]

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Russian Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: Manchuria 1904-05

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Russian Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: Manchuria 1904-05

David Campbell

History; Military history; Military tactics

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At the turn of the 20th century, the region of Manchuria sat atop a potentially catastrophic political fault line; the ancient... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

Keith Dowen

History; British & Irish history; English Civil War; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Keith Dowen tells the absorbing story of the arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, and demonstrates how emerging weaponry... [more]

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

Daniel Knowles

History; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns; Military & naval ships; Memorials & rolls of honour

Hardback

This book charts the story of what is perhaps the Royal Navy's most famous warship. This book looks at the legacy of Jutland... [more]

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Hardback

Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training... [more]

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Countdown to D-Day: The German Perspective

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Countdown to D-Day: The German Perspective

Peter Margaritis

History; European history; Second World War; War & defence operations

Hardback

An accurate, exciting diary-like chronicle of the day-to-day machinations of the German generals as they struggle to prepare... [more]

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

Nigel West

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

A vital reassessment of Axis intelligence released for the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, using newly declassified... [more]

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr.

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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By 1943, the tide of World War II had started to turn against Germany. Defeated at Stalingrad and Kursk, forced to surrender... [more]

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The Nazi Hunters

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The Nazi Hunters

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Regiments

Paperback

The extraordinary true story of the SAS's bloody rebirth, revealed for the very first time [more]

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

Peter Lehr

History; General & world history; Military history; Crime & criminology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

A global account of pirates and their modus operandi from the middle ages to the present day [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

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

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The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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Goliath: Why the West Isn't Winning. And What We Must Do About It.

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Goliath: Why the West Isn't Winning. And What We Must Do About It.

Sean McFate

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Military tactics

Hardback

War is changing. It is moving beyond the conventional and developing into something more pernicious that few know how to... [more]

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Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One

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Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One...

Darren Prickett

History; First World War; Regiments

Paperback

The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of... [more]

$34.99

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

Mark Galeotti

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The 14th-century Mongol conquest of the Rus' - the principalities of Russia - was devastating and decisive. Cities were lain... [more]

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

Mark Lardas

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

Paperback

The air campaign that incinerated Japan's cities was the first and only time that independent air power has won a war.<br... [more]

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Nine Lives

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Nine Lives

Alan C Deere

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

This is the autobiography of Alan Deere, New Zealand's most famous RAF pilot who saw action from the Munich Crisis to the... [more]

$22.95

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