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Berwick-Upon-Tweed in the Great War

by Craig Armstrong

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Berwick-upon-Tweed was an important garrison town and regional centre, which, as befit its history, had a strong sense of duty, reflected in its proud martial traditions.<BR><BR>During the catastrophic years of 1914-18 many ...

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Bismarck

The Chase and Sinking of Hitler's Goliath

by Dr. GH BENNETT

<p>Sunk on her first and only war cruise, 27 May 1941, this great victory for the Royal Navy was also a human tragedy. Only 114 of her 2,200 crew survived the Royal Navy’s final storm of shells and torpedoes. Despite her short career, the story ...

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Blood Mystic

by George Gittoes

<p>George Gittoes defies categorisation as his life defies belief. One thing is certain: Gittoes is the greatest Australian hero working today and his epic story must be told.</p> <p>Equal parts artist and warrior, George is world-famous for ...

ISBN: 9781760550523

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Bloody Heroes

by Damien Lewis

<p>In the Afghan wild lands, British and American special forces soldiers ate, slept, fought and died alongside each other - working in close-knit units the likes of which have rarely been seen since the Second World War. This is the story of ...

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Bloody Saturday: Shanghai's Darkest Day: Penguin Specials

by Paul French

Saturday, August 14, 1937 - that summer Shanghai was expecting to be hit by a typhoon of 'violent intensity?. The typhoon passed, but what did strike Shanghai was a man-made typhoon of bombs and shrapnel that brought aerial death and destruction

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Bloody Saturday: Shanghai’s Darkest Day: Penguin Specials

by Paul French

<p>Saturday, August 14, 1937 - that summer Shanghai was expecting to be hit by a typhoon of 'violent intensity'. The typhoon passed, but what did strike Shanghai was a man-made typhoon of bombs and shrapnel that brought aerial death and ...

ISBN: 9781760144104

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Brave Men

by Ernie Pyle

<p>Ernie Pyle’s gripping account of life on the European front-line during World War II. Written with touching sympathy and humanism, Brave Men offers a poignant description of the everyday experiences of American foot soldiers; their courage, ...

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Breaker Morant

The Final Roundup

by Joe West & Roger Roper

<p>Over 100 years ago Harry Harbord Morant (the Breaker) was shot by a firing squad in Pretoria. Thus began his ascension to national hero: over the years, some Australians have managed to turn his disgrace into distinction, to the point where ...

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British Redcoat vs French Fusilier

North America 1755–63

by Stuart Reid

<p>Providing a unique glimpse into the experiences of regular British and French infantry during the French and Indian War, Stuart Reid reveals what it was like to fight in three battles at the height of the struggle for Canada: La ...

ISBN: 9781472812452

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Brothers in Arms

Real War. True Friends. Unlikely Heroes.

by Geraint Jones

<p><strong>Darkly funny, shockingly honest, <em>Brothers in Arms</em> is an unforgettable account of the brutal reality of war – every boring, scary, exciting moment – and the bonds of friendship that can never be ...

ISBN: 9781760786274

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Buried in the Heart

Women, Complex Victimhood and the War in Northern Uganda

by Erin Baines

<p>In Buried in the Heart, Erin Baines explores the political agency of women abducted as children by the Lord's Resistance Army in northern Uganda, forced to marry its commanders, and to bear their children. Introducing the concept of complex ...

ISBN: 9781316942161

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Cafe Scheherazade

by Zable Arnold

The legendary Queen Scheherazade told her seductive tales for a thousand and one nights. The characters in Arnold Zable's haunting book emerged from the chaos of World War II to tell their own stories of profound love and loss in the cafe by the

ISBN: 9781877008092

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Cardinal Richelieu

by Richard Lodge

<p style="text-align:justify;margin-top:10px;">RICHELIEU did not live to witness the conclusion of the great war in which France had engaged under his auspices. The treaties of Westphalia and the Pyrenees, especially the latter, might have been ...

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Chickenhawk

by Robert Mason

CHICKENHAWK contains the most vivid, astoundingly detailed descriptions of flying ever written. It is a devasting account of men at war, of courage and cowardice, boredom and exhilaration, lasting friendship and sudden death.Roberts Mason's ...

ISBN: 9780552124195

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Crossfire

by Peter ; Kearney, Robert Haran

Tale of courage, terror, madness and survivalIn October 1966, 28 soldiers were chosen to form Australia?s first specialist Reconnaissance Platoon in the Vietnam War. One of this platoon?s section commanders was a 20-year old regular soldier ...

ISBN: 9781864367218

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Cry Havoc: The History of Mili

by Nigel Allsopp

To a person who has a love of dogs and an admiration for their uses in war and law enforcement, this book provides a fascinating insight into the history of dogs and the current day employment of them.From Babylonian mastiff-type war dogs with ...

ISBN: 9781742570969

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End of the Beginning

by Phil Craig & Tim Clayton

<p>1942 - British troops are stranded in the desert, struggling to hold back Rommel's Afrika Corps. Hitler's armies have reached Moscow, and there are murmurs of discontent at home as new doubts emerge about Churchill's leadership. Elsewhere in ...

ISBN: 9781444762228

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Farewell, Dear People

biographies of Australia’s lost generation

by Ross McMullin

<p><strong>WINNER OF THE 2013 PRIME MINISTER'S LITERARY AWARD FOR AUSTRALIAN HISTORY</strong></p> <p><strong>WINNER OF THE 2012 MANNING CLARK HOUSE NATIONAL CULTURAL AWARD</strong></p> <p><strong>COMMENDED FOR THE FAW EXCELLENCE IN NON-FICTION

ISBN: 9781921942488

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Fighting France, from Dunkerque to Belfort

by Edith Wharton

<p>&quot;Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belfort&quot; is a 1918 collection of articles written by American writer Edith Wharton. The articles are based on the time that she spent in France during the First World War, including her tips to ...

ISBN: 9781473349148

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Finnish Soldier vs Soviet Soldier

Winter War 1939–40

by David Campbell

<p>The Winter War was supposed to be a quick and easy conflict; instead it proved to be a bitter war that destroyed the international reputation of the Soviet Red Army. The diminutive Finnish force was desperately outnumbered by almost half a ...

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