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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 ...

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My Country

A Syrian Memoir

by Mr Kassem Eid

<p><strong>An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support to break the siege of cities across the country, with a foreword by Janine di ...

ISBN: 9781408895115

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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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No Way Out

The Searing True Story of Men Under Siege

by Adam Jowett

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 District Centre of Musa Qala at any cost. Easy ...

ISBN: 9781509864737

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Odette

by Jerrard Tickell

ISBN: 9780755316816

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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 ...

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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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Reaper Force - Inside Britain's Drone Wars

by Dr Peter Lee

<p>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 Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA. The ...

ISBN: 9781789460162

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781782378396

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780702232473

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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

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Shadows on the Tundra

by Dalia Grinkeviciute

<p><strong>An extraordinary piece of international survival literature, joining the likes of Primo Levi and Anne Frank.</strong></p> <p>In 1941, 14-year-old Dalia and her family are deported from their native Lithuania to a labour camp in ...

ISBN: 9781908670458

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Shockwave

by Haran Peter

Vietnam War pilots and crews of Australia's fleet of Iroquois helicoptersThe Vietnam War in the 1960's and 1970's was characterised by the mobility provided by Iroquois UH-1H helicopters. They were used as commuter taxis to carry troops in and ...

ISBN: 9781741100457

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