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Israeli Soldier vs Syrian Soldier

Golan Heights 1967–73

by David Campbell

<p>Israel seized the strategically critical Golan Heights from Syria during the 1967 Six Day War in an audacious and determined operation, yet when the Yom Kippur War broke out the Israeli military were exposed by the effectiveness of the newly ...

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Kaboom

by Matt Gallagher

<p>Iraq, late 2007. Lieutenant Matt Gallagher arrives just as US policy shifts from lethal operations to counter-insurgency. He encounters a world where nothing is as it seems. Friends are enemies, reconciliation is war, roads are bombs and ...

ISBN: 9781446437483

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Kill Bin Laden

a Delta Force commander's account of the hunt at Tora Bora for the world's most wanted man

by Dalton Fury

<p>This is the inside story of the first, thwarted mission to find and kill the most wanted man in the world — an operation of such magnitude that it couldn’t be handled by just any military or intelligence force. The best America had to offer ...

ISBN: 9781921942013

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Marching to the Drums

Eyewitness Accounts of Battle from the Crimea to the Siege of Mafeking

by Ian Knight

<SPAN STYLE= "" >In this gripping collection of first-hand accounts, Ian Knight presents the adventure of nineteenth-century warfare – from the thrill of the cavalry charges at Balaklava and Omdurman, to the terror of battle against an ...

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Men At War

What Fiction Tells us About Conflict, From The Iliad to Catch-22

by Christopher Coker

<p>Since Achilles first stormed into our imagination, literature has introduced its readers to truly unforgettable martial characters. In Men at War, Christopher Coker discusses some of the most famous of these fictional creations and their ...

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Menin Gate South

In Memory and In Mourning

by Paul Chapman

<SPAN STYLE= "" >This is a comprehensive and highly emotive volume, borne of years of intensive research and many trips to the battlefields of the Great War. It seeks to humanise the Menin Gate Memorial (South), to offer the reader a chance to ...

ISBN: 9781473850880

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Most Secret Agent of Empire

Reginald Teague-Jones, Master Spy of the Great Game

by Taline ter Minassian

<p>Dubbed an &quot;agent of British imperialism&quot; by Joseph Stalin, Reginald Teague-Jones (1889- 1988) was the quintessential English spy whose exceptional story is recounted in this new biography. He studied in St Petersburg, participated ...

ISBN: 9780190257491

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New Zealand Infantryman vs German Motorcycle Soldier

Greece and Crete 1941

by David Greentree

<p>In April 1941, as Churchill strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradschützen – ...

ISBN: 9781472817129

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No Wall Too High

One Man’s Extraordinary Escape from Mao’s Infamous Labour Camps

by Xu Hongci

<p>‘One of the greatest escape stories I’ve ever read’ <em>Mail on Sunday</em></p> <p><strong>An ordinary man’s extraordinary escape from Mao’s brutal labour camps</strong></p> <p>Xu Hongci was an ordinary medical student when he was ...

ISBN: 9781473528222

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Our Vietnam Nurses

by Annabelle Brayley

<p><strong>From the bestselling author of <em>Bush Nurses</em> and <em>Nurses of the Outback</em> comes this collection of compelling and moving stories of our heroic nurses in the Vietnam War</strong><br /> Being a nurse always requires a cool

ISBN: 9781760141608

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Out Flew the Sabres

The Battle of Brandy Station, June 9, 1863

by Eric J. Wittenberg & Daniel T. Davis

<p>One day. Fourteen hours. Twelve thousand Union cavalrymen against 9,000 of their Confederate counterparts—with three thousand Union infantry thrown in for good measure. Amidst the thunder of hooves and the clashing of sabers, they slugged it ...

ISBN: 9781611212570

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Palestine Diaries

the light horsemen’s own story, battle by battle

by Jonathan King

<p><strong>The third instalment in Jonathan King’s acclaimed World War 1 centennial trilogy.</strong></p> <p>‘<em>In the history of the world there never was a greater victory than that which was achieved in Palestine.’</em> — Prime Minister ...

ISBN: 9781925548556

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Panzergrenadier vs US Armored Infantryman

European Theater of Operations 1944

by Steven J. Zaloga

<p>During World War II, the two pre-eminent mechanized infantry forces of the conflict, the German Panzergrenadier arm and the US Army's armoured infantrymen, clashed in France and Belgium after the Normandy landings. These engagements went on ...

ISBN: 9781472817099

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Pumpkinflowers

A Soldier's Story

by Matti Friedman

<p>It was just one remote hilltop in an unnamed war in the late 1990s, but it would send out ripples that are still felt today, foreshadowing the chaos of 21st-century conflicts in the Middle East.<br /> The hill, in Lebanon, was called the ...

ISBN: 9781785900716

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Salesman with an AK-47

by Alan Barry

<p>Salesman with an AK-47 is the thrilling adventure of an Irish man who served with the elite of the British Army, guarded the Queen and found himself on active service in Northern Ireland during the early eighties. Years later, circumstances ...

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Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland

by Patrick Radden Keefe

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER&#8216;A must read' Gillian Flynn One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. ...

ISBN: 9780008159269

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Scheyville Experience: the Officer Training

by Roger Donnelly

In order to train selected national servicemen (nashos) as officers, a new unit was raised at Scheyville known as the "Officer Training Unit" (OUT). Betwen 1965 and 1973, 1800 officer cadets graduated from OUT as second lieutenants, 1600 of ...

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Seal Target Geronimo

by Chuck Pfarrer

ISBN: 9781780874647

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Seal Team Six

The incredible story of an elite sniper - and the special operations unit that killed Osama Bin Laden

by Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin

<p>When the US Navy send their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.</p> <p>SEAL Team Six is a clandestine unit tasked with counterterrorism, hostage rescue and counterinsurgency. Until recently ...

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Seal Team Six

The incredible story of an elite sniper - and the special operations unit that killed Osama Bin Laden

by Howard E. Wasdin

ISBN: 9780751549027

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