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Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness

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Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness...

Kenneth M. Pollack

History; Middle Eastern history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; International relations; Warfare & defence

Hardback

Armies of Sand asks, 'why have Arab militaries fought so poorly in the modern era?' It examines the performance of over two-dozen... [more]

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How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

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How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

Thucydides

Military history; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Military tactics

Hardback

An accessible modern translation of essential speeches from Thucydides's History that takes listeners to the heart of his... [more]

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Blue Streak: Britain's Medium Range Ballistic Missile

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Blue Streak: Britain's Medium Range Ballistic Missile

John Boyes

History; Nuclear weapons; Military aircraft

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In 1955, Britain with US assistance, started development of a medium range ballistic missile. The idea was to give Britain... [more]

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Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied France

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Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied...

Rick Stroud

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

Paperback

A unique, moving narrative of the women who volunteered to be trained by SOE and dropped into Nazi-held France to support... [more]

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French Naval & Colonial Troops 1872-1914

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French Naval & Colonial Troops 1872-1914

Rene Chartrand (Author)

History; Colonialism & imperialism; Military history; Regiments

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France's colonial wars in sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia were very largely fought by an organization completely separate... [more]

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Royal Netherlands East Indies Army 1936-42

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Royal Netherlands East Indies Army 1936-42

Marc Lohnstein

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Uniforms & insignia

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Until 1945, Indonesia was a Dutch colony known as the Netherlands East Indies. In 1930, the area had over 60 million inhabitants... [more]

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

Keith Bird

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

A major biography of the head of the German navy during World War II, Erich Raeder. [more]

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British Ironclads 1860-75: HMS Warrior and the Royal Navy's 'Black Battlefleet'

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British Ironclads 1860-75: HMS Warrior and the Royal Navy's 'Black Battlefleet'...

Angus Konstam

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Military & naval ships

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In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad - a warship built... [more]

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The Etruscans: 9th-2nd Centuries BC

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The Etruscans: 9th-2nd Centuries BC

Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Salimbeti

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

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Ancient Rome had deep roots in the 'Villanovan' culture that we call today the Etruscans. Their long-lived civilization can... [more]

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Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45

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Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45

Vesa Nenye, Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen, Chris Birks

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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In the aftermath of the Winter War Finland found itself drawing ever closer to Nazi Germany and eventually took part in Operation... [more]

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

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Pine Gap: The Inside Story of the NSA in Australia

David Rosenberg

History; Military history; International relations; Military intelligence

Paperback

A key inspiration for the major ABC/Netflix TV series Pine Gap - fully revised edition with new material. [more]

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [more]

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

Boris Starling

Military veterans; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations

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`You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift... [more]

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The Battle of Milne Bay: Australian Army Campaign Series

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The Battle of Milne Bay: Australian Army Campaign Series

Nicholas Anderson

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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By 1942 the formidable Japanese military had conquered swathes of territory across south-east Asia and the Pacific Ocean.... [more]

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The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror's Subjugation of England

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The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror's Subjugation of England

Teresa Cole

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

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1066 saw three kings of England, the last of whom was William, Duke of Normandy. The origins, course & outcomes of William... [more]

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder the Kaiser in 1918

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder...

John Hughes-Wilson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Military tactics

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In mid summer 1918 the First World War was still finely balanced. A top secret mission, which has remained classified information... [more]

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

Paperback

First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

Grahame Wilson

Fiction & Literature; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

This story takes you on a journey, in and around Australia during World... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

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

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

Mark Stille (Author)

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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Victory at Guadalcanal for the Allies in February 1943 left them a vital foothold in the Solomon Islands chain, and was the... [more]

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 2: Papal States, Minor States & Volunteers

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 2: Papal States, Minor...

Gabriele Esposito

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Military history; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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In the 1840s, Italy was a patchwork of states. The North was ruled by the Austrian Empire, the South by the Spanish-descended... [more]

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Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior: Second Punic War 217-206 BC

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Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior: Second Punic War 217-206 BC

David Campbell

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

The peace that followed the First Punic War was shallow and fractious, with the resumption of hostilities in 218 BC sparked... [more]

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The Sea Devils: Operation Struggle and the Last Great Raid of World War Two

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The Sea Devils: Operation Struggle and the Last Great Raid of World War...

Mark Felton

History; Asian history; Second World War; Special & elite forces; War & defence operations

Paperback

From the author of Zero Night, another thrilling tale of World War Two derring-do [more]

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The Lost Battalions

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The Lost Battalions

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Prisoners of war

Paperback

A little known story of two Australian battalions abandoned in Java during World War II and the heroes who kept them alive... [more]

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The Deadly Deep: The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare

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The Deadly Deep: The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare

Iain Ballantyne

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

The fascinating story of the submarine's evolution from its ancient beginnings to its culmination as the deadliest vessel... [more]

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