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The Devil is a Black Dog: stories from the Middle East and beyond

by Sandor Jaszberenyi

<i>'<b>I don't regret anything, really. I never wanted to live a sensible life ...... I didn't want a sensible death either.'</b></i> War-torn Africa, a Middle East in crisis, and post-Soviet Eastern Europe form the backdrop to the stories ...

ISBN: 9781925106930

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The Escape Artists

A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWI

by Neal Bascomb

<p>Summer, 1918: twenty-nine officers crawled into a 16 inch high, 55 metre tunnel dug only with spoons. This was the culmination of 9 months gruelling toil in oxygen-starved darkness. Of the twenty-nine escapees, just ten would make their way ...

ISBN: 9781473686793

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The Fear Bubble: Harness Fear and Live without Limits

by Ant Middleton

PRE-ORDER NOWThe brilliant, inspirational next book by the author of the incredible No. 1 bestseller FIRST MAN IN. Without fear, there's no challenge. Without challenge, there's no growth. Without growth, there's no life.Ant Middleton is no ...

ISBN: 9780008194666

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The German Army from Mobilisation to First Ypres

by Otto Schwink

<p>This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the Imperial German Army at Ypres from 1914-15.</p> <p>In the autumn of 1917 Captain Otto Schwink, a General Staff Officer, by order of the Chief of the General

ISBN: 9781473883697

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The Good Soldiers

by David Finkel

<p><strong>WINNER OF THE 2010 J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK PRIZE</strong></p> <p><strong>WINNER OF THE CORNELIUS RYAN AWARD FOR BEST NONFICTION BOOK ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, OVERSEAS PRESS CLUB AWARDS</strong></p> <p><strong>WINNER OF THE HELEN ...

ISBN: 9781921753190

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The Greatest Books on War

by Sun Tzu

<p>Collected here in this 4-in-1 omnibus are the most important books ever written on the art of war: 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu; 'On War' by Carl von Clausewitz; 'The Art of War' by Niccolò Machiavelli, and 'The Art of War' by Baron De Jomini.

ISBN: 9781515416357

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The Indian Empire At War

From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War

by George Morton-Jack

ISBN: 9781408707708

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The Last Road North

A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863

by Dan Welch & Robert Orrison

<p>"“I thought my men were invincible,” admitted Robert E. Lee. </p> <p>A string of battlefield victories through 1862 had culminated in the spring of 1863 with Lee’s greatest victory yet: the battle of Chancellorsville. Propelled by the ...

ISBN: 9781611212440

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The Lines of Torres Vedras

The Cornerstone of Wellington's Strategy in the Peninsular War 1809-12

by John Grehan

<SPAN STYLE= "" >In 1809 French armies controlled almost every province of Spain and only Wellington's small force in Portugal stood between Napoleon and the conquest of Iberia.<BR><BR>The French invaded Portugal in the summer of 1810 but found ...

ISBN: 9781473852754

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The Longest Winter

The Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon

by Alex Kershaw

<p>A cold winter morning in the Ardennes Forest, 1944, and Hitler launches his last and most audacious attack on the unprepared Allies. Standing between the German forces and the desperately regrouping Allies were just eighteen young Americans, ...

ISBN: 9780141901763

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The Lost Pilot

by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman

A unique and beautifully written book – part memoir, part history, part travelogue – The Lost Pilot charts a gripping journey of discovery and reconciliation. I wanted to tell my father's story and call it 'The Lost Pilot'. Not that he was a ...

ISBN: 9781742539201

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The Lost Tommies

by Ross Coulthart

<p>‘Lost Tommies’ brings together never-before-seen images of Western Front tommies and their amazing stories in a beautiful collection that is part thriller, part family history and part national archive. For much of the First World War, the ...

ISBN: 9780008110390

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The Making of Warriors: The story of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-1942

Revealed through first hand accounts

by Graham J. Smith

<p>The relentless pursuit of the Japanese during the Kokoda Track campaign is described in gut-wrenching detail in <i>The Making of Warriors, </i>through first-hand veteran accounts.&nbsp;The bloody and ferocious action at the Battle of Eora ...

ISBN: 9780648446668

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The Man Inside

The Bloodiest Outbreak

by Graham Apthorpe

<p><em>Graham Apthorpe’s account of the Cowra outbreak is superb. Narrated in a fresh way, in elegant and original prose, and with a wonderful gift for taking the unexpected angle, it does great service to this astonishing Australian-Japanese ...

ISBN: 9781925520491

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The Man Who Returned From The Dead

by John M. Myers

<p><strong>Hugh Glass was left to die.</strong></p> <p><strong>Attacked</strong><br /> Whilst hunting in the fur-rich, Native American-held territory of the Upper Missouri River, Hugh Glass was attacked and mauled by a grizzly ...

ISBN: 9780718184971

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The Nameless Names

recovering the missing Anzacs

by Scott Bennett

<p><strong>Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as ‘missing’. With no marked graves, the only reminders of their sacrifice are the many names inscribed on ageing war

ISBN: 9781925693317

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The Oarsmen

The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

by Scott Patterson

At the end of the First World War, there were 270,000 demobilised Australian soldiers in Europe. Getting them home after the Armistice was a task of epic proportions that would take more than two years. In the meantime, how to keep these ...

ISBN: 9781743795491

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The Tunnels

The Untold Story of the Escapes Under the Berlin Wall

by Greg Mitchell

<p><strong>'A story with so much inherent drama... a kaleidoscopic cold war story.' The Guardian</strong></p> <p>In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi ...

ISBN: 9781473526594

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Trackers

by Peter Haran

Moving story of combat tracker dogs during the Vietnam WarTrackers is a gritty and moving story that reveals the Australian Army?s little known use of combat tracker dogs during the Vietnam War. A war veteran tells his story with vivid and ...

ISBN: 9781864366051

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True Stories Of The Commandos

The British Army's Legendary Front line Fighting Force

by Robin Hunter

<p>Raised in the dark, post-Dunkirk days of 1940 to carry the war to the enemy, in five short and violent years the British Army Commandos established a reputation that has made the name ‘Commando’ the mark of the fighting man.</p> <p>The ...

ISBN: 9780753549513

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