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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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Serving in Silence?: Australian LGBT servicemen and women

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Serving in Silence?: Australian LGBT servicemen and women

Noah Riseman, Shirleene Robinson, Graham Willett

History; Gender studies, gender groups; Gay & Lesbian studies; Military life & institutions

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Most people have heard of the United States' infamous Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, yet few know about Australia's own history... [more]

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Beyond Combat: Australian military activity away from the battlefields

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Beyond Combat: Australian military activity away from the battlefields

Tristan Moss, Tom Richardson

History; Military life & institutions

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War is only a small part of military life. Uniformed men and women spend the majority of their time away from combat, training,... [more]

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The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War

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The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War

Barry Turner

History; The Cold War; Battles & campaigns

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Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode. [more]

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The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles: From Kettering's 1920s' Bug & 1950s' Snark to Today's Tomahawk

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The Complete History of U.S. Cruise Missiles: From Kettering's 1920s' Bug...

Bill Yenne

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

Hardback

This book tells the complete history of U.S. Cruise Missiles from the very beginning (the Bug) to the Snark and up to the... [more]

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice

Mary Fulbrook

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; War crimes; International humanitarian law

Hardback

Reckonings documents how Holocaust victims have sought justice over the decades and the haunting disparity between crime and... [more]

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

Geoffrey Wellum

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

A memoir of the author's experiences as a fighter pilot during WWII. It tells how two months before the outbreak of WWII,... [more]

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Reaching for the Sky: One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

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Reaching for the Sky: One Hundred Defining Moments from the Royal Air Force...

Scott Addington

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Aircraft: general interest; Gift books

Hardback

2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Founded in the final months of the Great War, this book... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

Hardback

An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

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US Marine vs German Soldier: Belleau Wood 1918

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US Marine vs German Soldier: Belleau Wood 1918

Gregg Adams

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

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After the US declaration of war on Germany, hundreds of thousands of American troops flooded into France and were thrust into... [more]

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Polish Legions 1914-19

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Polish Legions 1914-19

Nigel Thomas

History; European history; First World War; Military life & institutions

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Due to its partitions and dissolution in the late eighteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Polish soldiers enlisted in... [more]

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

Mark Stille

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

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The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington... [more]

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Tenochtitlan 1519-21: Clash of Civilizations

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Tenochtitlan 1519-21: Clash of Civilizations

Si Sheppard

History; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Colonialism & imperialism; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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In 1519, the Conquistador Hernan Cortes landed on the mainland of the Americas. His quest to serve God, win gold, and achieve... [more]

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Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia today

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Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the threat from the Soviet...

Paul Dibb

History; Civil defence

Paperback

Throughout the Cold War Paul Dibb worked with the highest levels of Australian and American intelligence, and was one of very... [more]

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Before & After Alexander

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Before & After Alexander

Richard Billows

Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

Before and After Alexander is an invaluable addition to our understanding of this historic figure's legacy, as Billows challenges... [more]

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Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks

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Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks

Simon MacDowall

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

Latest volume in the exciting and original Conquerors of the Roman Empire series. [more]

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Missing in Action: Australia's World War I Grave Services, an Astonishing True Story of Misconduct, Fraud and Hoaxing

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Missing in Action: Australia's World War I Grave Services, an Astonishing...

Marianne Van Velzen

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War; Memorials & rolls of honour

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Poor leadership, mismanagement, quarrels, distrust and accusations of hoaxing ... this is the story of what happened after... [more]

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U.S. Submarines Since 1945: An Illustrated Design History

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U.S. Submarines Since 1945: An Illustrated Design History

Norman Friedman

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principal US combatant types. The book is fully illustrated... [more]

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was...

David L. Mearns

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Military & naval ships

Paperback

'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystal clear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's... [more]

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Wars and Battles of Ancient Greece

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Wars and Battles of Ancient Greece

Paul Chrystal

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

Hardback

This is the thrilling story of Greece's endless battling and warring in the Mediterranean region. It is a detailed survey... [more]

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Der Kapitan: U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

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Der Kapitan: U-Boat Ace Hans Rose

Markus Robinson, Gertrude J. Robinson

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

Hardback

The biography of Hans Rose, Germany's most successful WWI convoy period U-boat Ace and WWII anti-fascist naval officer. 'He... [more]

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The Russian Army in the Great Northern War 1700-21: Organization, Material, Training and Combat Experience, Uniforms

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The Russian Army in the Great Northern War 1700-21: Organization, Material,...

Boris Megorsky

History; European history; Military history; Land forces & warfare; Military life & institutions

Paperback

A detailed look at the Russian army during the Great Northern War utilising material previously unseen in the West. [more]

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Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung: The Battle for China 1946 - 1949

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Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung: The Battle for China 1946 - 1949

Philip Jowett

Photographic reportage; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Over 200 archive photographs showing the war between the Nationalists and Communists in China in the late 1940s. A graphic... [more]

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RAF 100: The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

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RAF 100: The Official Story of the Royal Air Force 1918-2018

James Holland

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft; Aerospace & aviation technology

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RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with... [more]

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Westland Wessex Manual: Owners' Workshop Manual

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Westland Wessex Manual: Owners' Workshop Manual

Lee Howard

History; Military history; Military aircraft; Aerospace & aviation technology; Aircraft: general interest

Paperback

With an active service life of more than 40 years with the Royal Navy and the RAF, the Westland Wessex was one of the most... [more]

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