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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History...

Frank Close

History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services; Nuclear weapons; Nuclear structure physics

Hardback

Klaus Fuchs knew more nuclear secrets in the last two years of the Second World War than anyone else in Britain. He was taken... [more]

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The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic Bomb

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The Basis of Everything: Rutherford, Oliphant and the Coming of the Atomic...

Andrew Ramsey

Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Atomic & molecular physics

Hardback

Before the Manhattan Project, before nuclear warfare and the horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there was the twentieth century's... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

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Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

Gordon L. Rottman

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War; Weapons & equipment

Paperback

An illustrated guide to everything that Vietnam-era American GIs and their allies carried into battle. Will appeal to historians,... [more]

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

John Nichol

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

Paperback

Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story. [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

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Nelson's Arctic Voyage: The Royal Navy's first polar expedition 1773

Peter Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Military & naval ships; Geographical discovery & exploration

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In the summer of 1773 the 14-year old Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic, which came close to ending... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

Keith Dowen

History; British & Irish history; English Civil War; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

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Keith Dowen tells the absorbing story of the arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, and demonstrates how emerging weaponry... [more]

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

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HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy

Daniel Knowles

History; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns; Military & naval ships; Memorials & rolls of honour

Hardback

This book charts the story of what is perhaps the Royal Navy's most famous warship. This book looks at the legacy of Jutland... [more]

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

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Bomber Squadron: Men Who Flew with XV Squadron

Martyn R. Ford-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Hardback

Based on personal interviews, the narrative follows 15 selected former members of aircrew during their respective training... [more]

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To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima

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To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima

Charles Pellegrino

History; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Military history; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

Paperback

To Hell and Back offers readers a stunning, you are there time capsule, wrapped in elegant prose. Charles Pellegrino's scientific... [more]

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Battleship Bismarck: A Design and Operational History

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Battleship Bismarck: A Design and Operational History

William Garzke, Robert Dulin, William Jurens

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Military & naval ships

Hardback

This book is a marine forensics analysis and engineering study of the design, operation, and loss of Germany's greatest battleship,... [more]

$178.95

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

Robert Forsyth

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Paperback

Initially designed as a fast medium bomber, the Junkers Ju 88 was also used as a Zerstoerer heavy fighter by the Luftwaffe.... [more]

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Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power

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Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear...

Yaakov Katz

History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Nuclear weapons

Hardback

The never-before-told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare--and its far-reaching... [more]

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg

History; History of the Americas; Military history; Central government policies; Defence strategy, planning & research; Nuclear weapons

Paperback

Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction... [more]

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Superguns 1854-1991: Extreme artillery from the Paris Gun and the V-3 to Iraq's Project Babylon

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Superguns 1854-1991: Extreme artillery from the Paris Gun and the V-3 to...

Steven J. Zaloga

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment

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Over the last 150 years, gun designers have sought to transform warfare with artillery of superlative range and power,... [more]

$24.99

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Liberators Over the Atlantic

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Liberators Over the Atlantic

Jack Colman

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Hardback

A compelling account of a young man's flying experiences over the north Atlantic during WW2. Joining the RAF in October 1940... [more]

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The Sniper Encyclopedia: An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

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The Sniper Encyclopedia: An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

John Walter

Reference works; History; Military history; Weapons & equipment

Hardback

The Sniper Encyclopaedia is an indispensable topic-by-topic guide to a fascinating subject. This beautifully illustrated,... [more]

$39.99

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

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The Pirate World: A History of the Most Notorious Sea Robbers

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Highly illustrated with colour images and specially commissioned maps throughout, this is a unique exploration of the pirate... [more]

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

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How to Survive in the Georgian Navy: A Sailor's Guide

Bruno Pappalardo

History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Hardback

Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force which played... [more]

$19.99

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War Bows: Longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi

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War Bows: Longbow, crossbow, composite bow and Japanese yumi

Mike Loades

History; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Archery

Hardback

War bows were a mainstay of armies throughout the world from the earliest recorded battles over three thousand years ago to... [more]

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The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism

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The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy,...

John U. Bacon

History; Chemical & biological weapons

Paperback

The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing... [more]

$33.95

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Dornier Do 335

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Dornier Do 335

Robert Forsyth

History; Military history; Military aircraft

Paperback

The Dornier Do 335 was conceived as a high-speed, all-weather fighter, and represented the pinnacle of piston-engined aircraft... [more]

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Blue Streak: Britain's Medium Range Ballistic Missile

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Blue Streak: Britain's Medium Range Ballistic Missile

John Boyes

History; Nuclear weapons; Military aircraft

Hardback

In 1955, Britain with US assistance, started development of a medium range ballistic missile. The idea was to give Britain... [more]

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British Ironclads 1860-75: HMS Warrior and the Royal Navy's 'Black Battlefleet'

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British Ironclads 1860-75: HMS Warrior and the Royal Navy's 'Black Battlefleet'...

Angus Konstam

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Military & naval ships

Paperback

In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad - a warship built... [more]

$24.99

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