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Tank Manual: Normandy 1944

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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]

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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

Paperback

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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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]

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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

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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

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode. [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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How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII

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How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII

Lars Celander

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

A detailed examination of carriers and carrier operations in WWII, looking at the tools behind the major carrier battles 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

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Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get... [more]

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

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Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans

Admiral James Stavridis

History; History of the Americas; Military history; International relations; Naval forces & warfare; Military engineering

Paperback

From the time of the Greeks and the Persians clashing in the Mediterranean, sea power has determined world power. To an extent... [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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Polish Legions 1914-19

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Polish Legions 1914-19

Nigel Thomas

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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