Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Warfare & defence


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Warfare & defence

12,799 results

The Battle of Maryang San 1951: Australian Army Campaign Series

978/192/567/9781925675696.jpg

The Battle of Maryang San 1951: Australian Army Campaign Series

Dayton Mccarthy

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

Paperback

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]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Instrument of War: The German Army 1914-18

978/147/282/9781472829801.jpg

Instrument of War: The German Army 1914-18

Dennis Showalter

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Land forces & warfare

Paperback

Drawing on research, this title presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I. Exploring the internal... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Lorenz: Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley Park

978/075/098/9780750987707.jpg

Lorenz: Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley Park

Jerry Roberts

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Military intelligence

Paperback

The story of the breaking of the Lorenz machine - more complex and secure... [more]

$27.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Hannibal

978/143/910/9781439102183.jpg

Hannibal

Patrick N. Hunt

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

Paperback

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

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

978/073/364/9780733640179.jpg

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]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

978/150/986/9781509868308.jpg

Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

Norman Davies

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

Paperback

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

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

978/073/363/9780733639777.jpg

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

Paperback

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

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
SAS in Italy 1943-1945: Raiders in Enemy Territory

978/178/155/9781781556979.jpg

SAS in Italy 1943-1945: Raiders in Enemy Territory

Malcolm Tudor

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

Hardback

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

$44.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

978/147/253/9781472530806.jpg

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

Paperback

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

$38.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

978/178/578/9781785783524.jpg

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

Paperback

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

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Australia's First Spies: The remarkable story of Australian intelligence operations, 1901-45

978/176/063/9781760631208.jpg

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]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Book of Samurai: Book One: Fundamental Teachings

978/178/028/9781780288888.jpg

The Book of Samurai: Book One: Fundamental Teachings

Antony Cummins, Yoshie Minami

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

Hardback

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

$55.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Battleship Bismarck

978/147/282/9781472828880.jpg

The Battleship Bismarck

Stefan Draminski

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

Hardback

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

$59.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Europe in Flames: The Crisis of the Thirty Years War

978/075/098/9780750985512.jpg

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

Hardback

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

$49.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German codebreaking 1939-45

978/147/282/9781472829504.jpg

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

Christian Jennings

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

Hardback

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

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Painting War: A History of Australia's First World War Art Scheme

978/110/847/9781108471503.jpg

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

Margaret Hutchison (Australian Catholic University, Brisbane)

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

Hardback

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

$59.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Art of the Samurai: The New Illustrated Edition of the Classic Japanese Warrior Code

978/162/795/9781627951289.jpg

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

Yamamoto Tsunetomo

History; Warfare & defence

Hardback

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]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

978/039/324/9780393246940.jpg

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]

$51.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

978/014/379/9780143791362.jpg

John Curtin's War: Volume II: Triumph and Decline

John Edwards

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Politics & government; War & defence operations

Hardback

The first volume of John Curtin's War was recognized as 'a landmark in Australian political biography' (The Australian) and... [more]

$49.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Losing Military Supremacy: The Myopia of American Strategic Planning

/978/099/869/9780998694757.jpg

Losing Military Supremacy: The Myopia of American Strategic Planning

Andrei Martyanov

History; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

Our competitive edge has eroded in every domain of warfare - air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace,General Mattis said. And... [more]

$54.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

978/000/825/9780008257040.jpg

Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

Paddy Ashdown

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

Hardback

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

$54.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Hawker Typhoon And Tempest: A Formidable Pair

978/178/155/9781781556900.jpg

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]

$75.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Tank Manual: Normandy 1944

978/144/567/9781445678351.jpg

Tank Manual: Normandy 1944

Amberley Publishing

History; Military history; Tanks & military land vehicles

Paperback

A unique collection of original documents on the tanks that landed at D-Day and won the Battle of Normandy. [more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945

978/019/870/9780198701705.jpg

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

Paperback

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

$20.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The World of the Battleship: The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950

978/087/021/9780870219061.jpg

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

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.