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The Battle of The Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Battle of The Nile: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

History; African history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series Nelson- Battle of the Nile is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the naval... [more]

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Liberators Over the Atlantic

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Liberators Over the Atlantic

Jack Colman

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

Hardback

A compelling account of a young man's flying experiences over the north Atlantic during WW2. Joining the RAF in October 1940... [more]

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Alexander the Great: Conqueror, Commander, King

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Alexander the Great: Conqueror, Commander, King

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

This concise history gives an overview of Alexander's life from a military standpoint, looking at how he was able to conqueror... [more]

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

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Mutina 43 BC: Mark Antony's struggle for survival

Nic Fields

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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In the aftermath of the murder of Gaius Julius Caesar, his self-declared successor Mark Antony struggled to hold together... [more]

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century AD

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Roman Heavy Cavalry 1: Cataphractarii & Clibanarii, 1st Century BC-5th Century...

Raffaele D'Amato , Andrey Evgenevich Negin

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

From the army of Marc Antony in the 1st century BC, Roman generals hired Oriental heavy armoured cavalry to serve in their... [more]

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October 1944

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October...

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In Pacific Thunder, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver sheds new light on the most successful naval campaign ever undertaken. [more]

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

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The Last Battle: Endgame on the Western Front, 1918

Peter Hart

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat... [more]

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The Sniper Encyclopedia: An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

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The Sniper Encyclopedia: An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

John Walter

Reference works; History; Military history; Weapons & equipment

Hardback

The Sniper Encyclopaedia is an indispensable topic-by-topic guide to a fascinating subject. This beautifully illustrated,... [more]

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Highly illustrated with colour images and specially commissioned maps throughout, this is a unique exploration of the pirate... [more]

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

Bruno Pappalardo

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force which played... [more]

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War Bows: Longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi

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War Bows: Longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi

Mike Loades

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Archery

Hardback

War bows were a mainstay of armies throughout the world from the earliest recorded battles over three thousand years ago to... [more]

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Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16

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Gallipoli: New Perspectives on the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 1915-16...

Michael LoCicero, Rhys Crawley

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

Hardback

Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated... [more]

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Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

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Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F-105

Dennis Jenkins

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military engineering

Hardback

Forward by Colonel Clarence E. Bud Anderson, Jr USAF (Ret.) Provides a level of detail unseen in any previous work... [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

Paperback

A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism

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The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy,...

John U. Bacon

History; Chemical & biological weapons

Paperback

The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing... [more]

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

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The Splintered Empires: The Eastern Front 1917-21

Prit Buttar

History; First World War; Warfare & defence

Paperback

At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was... [more]

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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

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Dutch Navies of the 80 Years' War 1568-1648

Bouko de Groot

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The tiny new state of the United Provinces of the Netherlands won its independence from the mighty Spanish empire by fighting... [more]

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Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: China 1937-38

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Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: China 1937-38

Benjamin Lai

History; Military history; Warfare & defence; Military tactics

Paperback

In July 1937, the Marco Polo Bridge Incident sparked a bloody conflict between Chinese and Japanese forces that would rage... [more]

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Peckuwe 1780: The Revolutionary War on the Ohio River Frontier

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Peckuwe 1780: The Revolutionary War on the Ohio River Frontier

John F. Winkler

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

Paperback

As the Revolutionary War raged on fields near the Atlantic, Native Americans and British rangers fought American settlers... [more]

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Dornier Do 335

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Dornier Do 335

Robert Forsyth

History; Military history; Military aircraft

Paperback

The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft... [more]

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

Dmitriy Khazanov, Aleksander Medved, Edward M. Young

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

Hardback

The battle for the skies in World War II fuelled a race between rival air forces to develop ever faster and more capable fighter... [more]

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German Foreign Intelligence from Hitler's War to the Cold War: Flawed Assumptions and Faulty Analysis

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German Foreign Intelligence from Hitler's War to the Cold War: Flawed Assumptions...

Robert Hutchinson

History; European history; The Cold War; Second World War; Military intelligence

Hardback

Examining the information on enemy nations that was gathered, processed, and presented to leaders in the Nazi state, Robert... [more]

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Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana: Great Battles

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Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana: Great Battles

Ian F. W. Beckett

History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

The story of Isandlwana, the battle that shocked the British empire at its zenith, and Rorke's Drift, which immediately followed... [more]

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The Future of War: A History

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The Future of War: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman

History; Military history; History of ideas; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

Where should we look for new dangers? What cunning plans might an aggressor have in mind? What are the best forms of defence?... [more]

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Is Just War Possible?

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Is Just War Possible?

Christopher Finlay

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

Main Description The idea that war is sometimes justified if certain moral criteria are met if a war is just is... [more]

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