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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

Paperback

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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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

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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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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

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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

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The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Biography: historical, political & military; History; American Civil War; Political leaders & leadership; Warfare & defence

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With kaleidoscopic insights, Elizabeth D. Samet has produced the most ambitious edition of Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs yet.... [more]

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Hawker Typhoon And Tempest: A Formidable Pair

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Hawker Typhoon And Tempest: A Formidable Pair

Philip Birtles

History; Military aircraft

Hardback

The Hawker Typhoon and later the Tempest both powered by the Napier Sabre... [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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The Battle of Milne Bay 1942: Australian Army Campaign Series

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The Battle of Milne Bay 1942: 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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Scotland: Defending the Nation: Mapping the Military Landscape

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Scotland: Defending the Nation: Mapping the Military Landscape

Carolyn Anderson, Chris Fleet

History; Historical maps & atlases; Military history; Military tactics; Cartography, map-making & projections

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A magnificent full-colour collection of military maps of Scotland, spanning a period of 500 years, and covering all parts... [more]

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The Few: July-October 1940

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The Few: July-October 1940

Alex Kershaw

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

Paperback

In the early days of World War Two when Britain stood alone against the terror of Hitler's all-conquering Third Reich, her... [more]

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Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

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Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

Owen Rees

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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Demonstrates there was more to Greek naval warfare than the battle of Salamis. It is well researched from ancient sources,... [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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The Battle of Maryang San 1951: Australian Army Campaign Series

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The Battle of Maryang San 1951: Australian Army Campaign Series

Dayton Mccarthy

History; The Cold War; Korean War; Battles & campaigns

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For Australia, the Korean War marked its first foray as a minor power in the Cold War and it would be the first conflict to... [more]

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare: From the School of Certain Victory

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Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare: From the School of Certain Victory...

Thomas Cleary

History; Military history; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

This samurai strategy books is the first widely available English translation of Yamamoto Kansuke's classic treatise on strategy... [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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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

Peter Matthews

Coding theory & cryptology; History; First World War; Second World War; Military intelligence

Paperback

From LORENZ to ENIGMA, Room 40 to Bletchley, SIGINT reveals the story of the secret signals of both world wars [more]

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Medieval Armoured Combat: The 1450 Fencing Manuscript from New Haven

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Medieval Armoured Combat: The 1450 Fencing Manuscript from New Haven

Dierk Hagedorn, Bartlomiej Walczak

History; Medieval history; Military history; Weapons & equipment

Paperback

Full colour medieval manuscript demonstrating armoured combat brilliantly-illustrated with substantial commentary, Ideal for... [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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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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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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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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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

James M. Scott

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

The definitive history of one of the most brutal campaigns of the war in the Pacific. [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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