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Meteor Boys: True Tales from UK Operators of Britain's First Jet Fighter - From 1944 to Date

As Britain's first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor has had a remarkably varied and lengthy life. But whilst many books have focused on its development and service history, the time has come to hear th..

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My Hitch in Hell: The Bataan Death March

Captured by the Japanese after the fall of Bataan, Lester I. Tenney was one of the very few who would survive the legendary Death March and three and a half years in Japanese prison camps. With an und..

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Nam-Sense: Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division

An honest tour of the Vietnam War from the soldier's eye view . . . Nam-Sense is the brilliantly written story of a combat squad leader in the 101st Airborne Division. Arthur Wiknik was a 19-ye..

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Nemesis: the Battle For Japan, 1944 - 1945

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New Rules of War, The

War is changing. It is moving beyond the conventional and developing into something more pernicious that few know how to defeat. War shapes global politics, economies, and humanity. The stakes are hi..

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Nga Tama Toa: the Price of Citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945

The fascinating story of C Company, Maori Battalion told through personal recollections, eyewitness accounts, numerous anecdotes and fantastic photographs. At times heart-rending, at times heart-warmi..

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Nierstein and Oppenheim 1945: Patton Bounces the Rhine

In January 1945, the collapse of the German front along the Siegfried Line led to a large-scale dissolution of German combat forces and capability. Pressed hard by Allied forces advancing eastward, Ge..

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Night of the Bayonets: The Texel Uprising and Hitler's Revenge, April-May 1945

In the final days of World War II in Europe, Georgians serving in the Wehrmacht on Texel island off the Dutch coast rose up and slaughtered their German masters. Hitler ordered the island to be retake..

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No Mercy from the Japanese: A Survivor's Account of the Burma Railway and the Hellships 1942-1945

By the laws of statistics John Wyatt should not be here today to tell his story. He firmly believes that someone somewhere was looking after him during those four years. Examine the odds stacked again..

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No Way Out

In Helmand province in July 2006, Major Adam Jowett was given command of Easy Company, a hastily assembled and under-strength unit of Paras and Royal Irish rangers. Their mission was to hold the Distr..

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Normandy '44: D-Day and the Battle for France

'A superb account of the invasion that deserves immense praise. To convey the human drama of Normandy requires great knowledge and sensitivity. Holland has both in spades' The TimesRenowned World War ..

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

________________ Renowned World War Two historian James Holland presents an entirely new perspective on one of the most important moments in recent history. Unflinchingly examining the brutality ..

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On Operations with C Squadron SAS

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Oswald Boelcke: German's First Fighter Ace and Father of Air Combat

Oswald Boelcke was Germanys first ace in World War One with a total of forty victories. His character, inspirational leadership, organisational genius, development of air-to-air tactics and impact on ..

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War

"A revelatory and wholly fascinating work of history. Superbly researched and written with gripping fluency, this lost secret of World War II espionage finally has its expert chronicler." - WILL..

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Our War

In this powerful and moving narrative, Christopher Somerville skilfully links personal testimonies to present an epic which embraces comedy and tragedy, pride and degradation, close comradeship and st..

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P-40E Warhawk vs A6M2 Zero-sen: East Indies and Darwin 1942

The P-40E Warhawk is often viewed as one of the less successful American fighter designs of World War II, but in 1942 the aircraft was all that was available to the USAAC in-theatre. Units equipped wi..

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Peace Through Sacrifice

This is the pictorial story of the triumph of the human spirit through conflict and the sacrifice made by the few for the benefit of many. In spite of the great turmoil and the strife through the peri..

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Pearl Harbor & the War in the Pacific 1941-1945

: Hardback Book and 4 DVD Set

This book and DVD set provides a fascinating account of the epic conflict on land, sea and air, from the darkest days of the war to the spectacular sea battles that broke the Japanese advance and the ..

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Phantom Boys: True Tales from UK Operators of the McDonnell Douglas F-4

Originally developed for the US Navy, this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber first flew in the spring of 1958. It then entered service for the US Navy in 1961, and in 1969 with the Fle..

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Phoney Victory, The: The World War II Illusion

Was World War II really the `Good War'? In the years since the declaration of peace in 1945 many myths have sprung up around the conflict in the victorious nations. In this book, Peter Hitchens decons..

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Places & Names: On War, Revolution & Returning

In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq and has murky connections to the Islamic State. At first, Ackerman pretends..

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Polar Bear Expedition, The

In the brutally cold winter of 1919, 5,000 Americans battled the Red Army 600 miles north of Moscow. We have forgotten. Russia has not. "AN EXCELLENT BOOK." -Wall Street Journal * "INCREDIBLE." -..

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Quartered Safe Out Here

`There is no doubt that [Quartered Safe Out Here] is one of the great personal memoirs of the Second World War' John Keegan Life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and (to ..

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

RAF 100 celebrates and commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Officially endorsed by the RAF, and with unique access to the their historic archives, the world-renowned broadcast..

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RAF Fighters vs Luftwaffe Bombers: Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain was a fight for survival against a seemingly unstoppable foe. With the German army poised to invade, only the fighters of the Royal Air Force stood between Hitler and the conques..

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Reaper Force - Inside Britain's Drone Wars

This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Cree..

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Reconstructing Faces : The Art and Wartime Surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowlem

The two world wars played an important role in the evolution of plastic and maxillofacial surgery in the first half of the 20th century. This book is about four of the key figures involved. Sir Harold..

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Red Lead: The Legendary Australian Ship's Cat Who Survived the Sinking of Hmas Perth and the Thai-Burma Railway

Just after midnight on 1 March 1942, Australia's most renowned cruiser, HMAS Perth, was sunk by Japanese naval forces in the Sunda Strait off the coast of Java. Of the 681 men aboard, 328 survived the..

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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A gripping investigation of Israel's assassination policy' Sunday Times 'Remarkable' Observer 'Riveting' Daily Mail 'Compelling' John le Carre ..

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Road Not Taken, The

A chronicling of CIA operative Edward Lansdale, this biography definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam war. In this biography of Edward Lansdale (1908-1987), the man said to be the mod..

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Road Warriors: Foreign Fighters in the Armies of Jihad

Ever since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, fighters from abroad have journeyed in ever-greater numbers to conflict zones in the Muslim world to defend Islam from-in their view-infidels and..

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Royal Dragoon Guards, The: A Regimental History, 1685-2018
Royal Navy

This book examines how the Royal Navy protected our shores and wider interests through the First World War and the one that was to follow, from the northern patrol lifelines of the Atlantic, Arctic an..

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Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War

This book examines the major warships of the Imperial Russian Navy which participated in the Russo-Japanese War. The focus is on the battleships, coastal defence warships, and cruisers of the Pacific ..

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Russians Among Us: Sleeper Cells, Ghost Stories and the Hunt for Putin's Agents

The urgent, explosive story of Russia's espionage efforts against the West from the Cold War to the present - including their interference in the 2016 presidential election. Like a scene from a..

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SAS Action in Africa: Terrorists, Poachers and Civil War C Squadron Operations: 1968-1980

This gripping action-packed book is the eagerly awaited sequel to the best-selling Secret SAS Missions in Africa. C Squadron SAS, comprising dedicated battle-hardened veterans, operated against ruthle..

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SAS Band of Brothers

The new SAS epic from bestselling military historian Damien Lewis We share the triumphs and tragedies of a group of elite soldier trailblazers as they commit daring raids behind enemy lines..

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SAS Shadow Raiders: The Ultra-Secret Mission that Changed the Course of WWII

The incredible story of the radar wars - Britain's most secret battle In the winter of 1941 an alien-seeming object was captured in a death-defying dash by an RAF reconnaissance pilot flyin..

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SAS: Rogue Heroes - The Authorized Wartime History

From the secret SAS archives, and acclaimed author Ben Macintyre: the first ever authorized history of the SAS 'Impeccably researched, superbly told - by far the best book on the SAS in World War II'..

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Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won, The

World War II sent the youth of the world across the globe in odd alliances against each other. Never before had a conflict been fought simultaneously in so many diverse landscapes on premises that oft..

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Secret SAS Missions in North Africa

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Secret World: A History of Intelligence, The

The history of espionage is far older than any of today's intelligence agencies, yet the long history of intelligence operations has been largely forgotten. The first mention of espionage in world lit..

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Short History of World War II

This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to..

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Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe

This is the story of the biggest seaborne landing in history. Codenamed Operation HUSKY, the Allied assault on Sicily on 10 July 1943 remains the largest amphibious invasion ever mounted in world..

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Sisters in Arms

'A long overdue assertion on the role of women on the battlefield. This book is going straight on my daughter's bookshelf.' Dan Snow, historian, TV presenter and broadcaster 'Sisters in Arms s..

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Six-Day War 1967: Operation Focus and the 12 hours that changed the Middle East

On one day in June, the balance of air power in the Middle East was turned upside down by perhaps the most ruthlessly effective air superiority campaign in history - Operation Moked, or Focus. ..

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Somme: Into the Breach

No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is a..

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Soviet Partisan vs German Security Soldier: Eastern Front 1941-44

The savage partisan war on the Eastern Front during World War II saw a wide variety of forces deployed by both sides. On the Soviet side, civilian partisans fought alongside and in co-operation with R..

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Spitfire Girl: One of the World's Greatest Female ATA Ferry Pilots Tells Her Story, A

We visualise dashing and daring young men as the epitome of the pilots of the Second World War, yet amongst that elite corps was one person who flew no less than 400 Spitfires and seventy-six differen..

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Spitfire Story: Told By Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew the Iconic Plane, The

The Spitfire Story, published in association with Imperial War Museums, is a fascinating anthology of first-hand stories from Spitfire heroes and heroines of the Second World War. The Spitfire is the ..

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