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Atomic Bomb: The Story of the Manhattan Project

How nuclear physics became a global geopolitical game-changer

by Bruce Cameron Reed

<p>This volume, prepared by an acknowledged expert on the Manhattan Project, gives a concise, fast-paced account of all major aspects of the project at a level accessible to an undergraduate college or advanced high-school student familiar with ...

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Attack on the Scheldt

The Struggle for Antwerp 1944

by Graham A Thomas

<SPAN STYLE= "" >During the Allied advance across northwest Europe in 1944, the opening up of the key port of Antwerp was a pivotal event, yet it has been neglected in histories of the conflict. The battles in Normandy and on the German frontier

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Australia Under Attack

by Douglas Lockwood

The first ever attack on Australia by a foreign power occurred at Darwin on 19 February 1942. To this day, Australia Under Attack remains the most reliable and accurate account of the Darwin bombings.Darwin was bombed in broad daylight by ...

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Australia's Defence Strategy

Evaluating Alternatives for a Contested Asia

by Adam Lockyer

<p>How would we know a good defence strategy if we saw one? The Asian Century is challenging many of the traditional assumptions at the heart of Australian defence policy and strategy. Defence scholars have risen to the challenge of these ...

ISBN: 9780522869330

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Australia's Nuclear Policy

Reconciling Strategic, Economic and Normative Interests

by Dr Michael Clarke, Dr Stephan Frühling & Professor Andrew O'Neil

<p>Australia’s Nuclear Policy: Reconciling Strategic, Economic and Normative Interests critically re-evaluates Australia’s engagement with nuclear weapons, nuclear power and the nuclear fuel cycle since the dawn of the nuclear age.</p><p>The ...

ISBN: 9781472406040

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Australian Contributions to Strategic and Military Geography

by Stuart Pearson, Jane L. Holloway & Richard Thackway

<p>Drawing from military geography’s  spatial roots, its embrace of dynamic systems, and integration of human and biophysical environments, this book helps in understanding  the value of analyzing patterns, processes and systems, and cross-scale

ISBN: 9783319734088

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume I

Resisting the Great German Offensive

by David W. Cameron

<p>In <em>Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume 1</em>, the first in a two-part series, David Cameron tells the extraordinary story of Australian troops on the Western front in March and April of 1918. These troops were directly ...

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume I: Resisting the Great German Offensive

by David W. Cameron

In <i>Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume 1</i>, the first in a two-part series, David Cameron tells the extraordinary story of Australian troops on the Western front in March and April of 1918. These troops were directly responsible ...

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II

Spearheading the Great British Offensive

by David W. Cameron

<p>Following on from volume 1 of <em>Australians on the Western Front 1918: Resisting the Great German Offensive</em>, volume 2, <em>Spearheading the Great British Offensive</em>, concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World ...

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Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914–18

by Ryan K. Noppen

<p>At the outbreak of World War I Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests. It was these fast light vessels, ...

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Authoritarian Politics in Turkey

Elections, Resistance and the AKP

by Bahar Baser & Ahmet Erdi Öztürk

<p>Despite being democratically elected, Turkey's ruling AKP party moved towards increasingly authoritarian measures in the years that followed. After the coup attempt in July 2016, the AKP government declared a state of emergency which ...

ISBN: 9781786722270

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Axis Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the Second World War

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

by Michael Green

<p>During the Second World War the Axis powers, most prolifically the Germans, deployed a vast array of armored fighting vehicles to support their tanks and infantry. These included tank destroyers, reconnaissance vehicles, flame-thrower ...

ISBN: 9781473887060

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Axis Tanks of the Second World War

by Michael Green

The German Army used tanks to devastating effect in their Blitzkrieg campaigns during the early years of the Second World War and in the intense defensive battles leading up to final defeat in 1945. It may be a surprise to many that the Japanese

ISBN: 9781473887022

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B-58 Hustler Units

by Peter E. Davies & Gareth Hector

<p>One of the most dramatic bombers of its day, the Convair B-58 came to epitomise the Cold War power of Strategic Air Command. Introduced only 12 years after the sound barrier was first broken, this iconic plane became the first large ...

ISBN: 9781472836410

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Babushka's Journey

The Dark Road to Stalin's Wartime Camps

by Marcel Krueger

<p>This is the story of a grandmother, and what happened to her and to Eastern Europe in World War II. Following the tracks of his grandmother Cilly, or 'Babushka', into her vanished homeland of East Prussia and to the labour camps of the Soviet

ISBN: 9781786723840

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Bader's Last Fight

An In-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII Mystery

by Andy Saunders

<p>On 9 August 1941, one of the greatest icons of the Second World War, Douglas Bader, was shot down, captured and later incarcerated. But by whom, and how? Was it by one of his deadly German opponents, as Douglas Bader himself maintained, or ...

ISBN: 9781473895423

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Badon and the Early Wars for Wessex, circa 500 to 710

by David Cooper

<p>David Cooper’s book reappraises the evidence regarding the early battles for Wessex territory. It charts the sequence of battles from the c. AD 500 siege of Badon Hill, in which the Britons defeated the first Saxon attempt to gain a foothold ...

ISBN: 9781526733580

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Bangladesh

Political and Literary Reflections on a Divided Country

by Q M Jalal Khan

<p>Bangladesh is now divided as "our" country and "their" country. This division has been solely created by the critically close to authoritarian and exclusionary Awami regime—belligerent and BNP<em>hobic</em>. This book is a detailed account of

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Bangladesh

A Political History since Independence

by Ali Riaz

<p>Bangladesh is a country of paradoxes. The eighth most populous country of the world, it has attracted considerable attention often for the wrong reasons: corruption, natural disasters caused by its precarious geographical location, and ...

ISBN: 9781786720757

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Banning the Bang or the Bomb?

Negotiating the Nuclear Test Ban Regime

by I. William Zartman, Mordechai Melamud & Paul Meerts

<p>The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), negotiated between 1994 and 1996, is the latest development in the nuclear arms control regime. It continues to serve a vital role in preserving the privileged status of the nuclear weapons states and

ISBN: 9781107703247

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