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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

Tom Frame

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The complete and authoritative account of the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, and the finding of her wreck in 2008. [more]

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Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

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Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

Norman Davies

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

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The story of the Warsaw Rising from the the leading British authority on the history of Poland. [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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SAS in Italy 1943-1945: Raiders in Enemy Territory

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SAS in Italy 1943-1945: Raiders in Enemy Territory

Malcolm Tudor

History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Special & elite forces

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The Special Air Service (SAS) is Britain's elite special force unit, with the famous `who dares wins' motto. This is the story... [more]

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

Kevin Ruane

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

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Covering the development of the atomic bomb during the Second World War, the origins and early course of the Cold War, and... [more]

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [more]

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45

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Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence...

John Fahey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

Paperback

The compelling true story of espionage conducted by secret intelligence missions in Australia following the country's Federation... [more]

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The Book of Samurai: Book One: Fundamental Teachings

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The Book of Samurai: Book One: Fundamental Teachings

Antony Cummins, Yoshie Minami

History; Asian history; Military history; Special & elite forces; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami have brought the teachings of the famed samurai schoolNatori-Ry back to life through The... [more]

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Europe in Flames: The Crisis of the Thirty Years War

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Europe in Flames: The Crisis of the Thirty Years War

John Matusiak

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; War & defence operations

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A new book on the Thirty Years War, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the conflict [more]

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Day of the Rangers: The Battle of Mogadishu 25 Years On

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Day of the Rangers: The Battle of Mogadishu 25 Years On

Leigh Neville

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Special & elite forces; Military tactics

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Day of the Rangers is a fascinating and revealing new history of a battle that would influence American Special Forces for... [more]

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The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German codebreaking 1939-45

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The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German codebreaking 1939-45

Christian Jennings

History; Military history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The success of the Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park was one of the iconic intelligence achievements of World War II,... [more]

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

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For Valour: Australians Awarded the Victoria Cross

Craig Blanch, Aaron Pegram

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Memorials & rolls of honour

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For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the 100  Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts... [more]

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Australian Army History Series: Painting War: A History of Australia's First World War Art Scheme

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Australian Army History Series: Painting War: A History of Australia's First...

Margaret Hutchison (Australian Catholic University, Brisbane)

Painting & paintings; Art Treatments & Subjects; History; First World War; War & defence operations

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Richly illustrated, Painting War is the first book to examine in depth the genesis of one of Australia's most enduring forms... [more]

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The Art of the Samurai: The New Illustrated Edition of the Classic Japanese Warrior Code

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The Art of the Samurai: The New Illustrated Edition of the Classic Japanese...

Yamamoto Tsunetomo

History; Warfare & defence

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In today's times, with it's plethora of quick-fix self help books, which for the most part seem to excel in non-directive,... [more]

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The Battleship Bismarck

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The Battleship Bismarck

Stefan Draminski

History; Second World War; Military & naval ships; Ship design & naval architecture

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The Bismarck is perhaps the most famous - and notorious - warship ever built. Completed in 1941, the 45,000-ton German battleship... [more]

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Losing Military Supremacy: The Myopia of American Strategic Planning

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Losing Military Supremacy: The Myopia of American Strategic Planning

Andrei Martyanov

History; Defence strategy, planning & research

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Our competitive edge has eroded in every domain of warfare - air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace,General Mattis said. And... [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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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

Paddy Ashdown

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Warfare & defence

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From bestselling and prize-winning author Paddy Ashdown, a revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler.<br /><br... [more]

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The Battle of Polygon Wood 1917

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The Battle of Polygon Wood 1917

Jonathan Passlow

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

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Buoyed by the success of the 1st and 2nd Australian divisions in the Battle of Menin Road, the men of the 4th and 5th Australian... [more]

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Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945

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Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945

Christian Hartmann

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union - the ultimate confrontation between the two great totalitarian... [more]

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory...

Nathaniel Philbrick

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Warfare & defence

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From the New York Times -bestselling author of the National Book Award winner In the Heart of the Sea comes the thrilling... [more]

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The World of the Battleship: The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950

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The World of the Battleship: The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of...

Bruce Taylor

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

This new volume is intended to present a genuinely global vision of the development of worlds battleships. In a collection... [more]

$133.95

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World

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Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict...

Andrew Lambert

History; General & world history; Military history; Political science & theory; Naval forces & warfare; Economic history

Hardback

One of the most eminent historians of our age investigates the extraordinary success of five small maritime states [more]

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The Battle of Menin Road 1917

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The Battle of Menin Road 1917

Roger Lee

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

Paperback

The Passchendaele Campaign of 1917 is associated with images of slimy, oozing mud: mud deep enough and glutinous enough to... [more]

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The Battle of Pozieres: 1916: Australian Army Campaign Series

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The Battle of Pozieres: 1916: Australian Army Campaign Series

Meleah Hampton

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

Paperback

The Battle of Pozieres has reverberated throughout Australia's military history, long regarded as a costly battle that produced... [more]

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