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Somme 1916

Success and Failure on the first day of the Battle of the Somme

by Paul Kendall

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Much controversy has surrounded the Somme offensive relating to its justification and its impact upon the course of the war. General Sir Douglas Haig's policies have been the subject of considerable debate about whether the ...

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Spitfire!

The Experiences of a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot

by Brian Lane

<p>The remarkable Battle of Britain experiences of Spitfire pilot Brian Lane, DFC. Brian Lane was only 23 when he when he wrote his dramatic account of life as a Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940. Lane was an ...

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Tears of the Desert

One woman's true story of surviving the horrors of Darfur

by Halima Bashir

<p>Halima Bashir was born into the remote western deserts of Sudan. She grew up in a wonderfully rich environment and later went on to study medicine. At the age of twenty-four she returned to her tribe and began practising as their first ever ...

ISBN: 9781444763973

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Terrorist Hunter

by Tamer Elnoury

<p><strong>THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</strong><br /> <strong>The gripping true story of the undercover agent risking his life to fight terrorism</strong></p> <p><strong>Their aim was to kill as many people as possible.</strong><br ...

ISBN: 9781473560994

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Thank You For Your Service

by David Finkel

<p><strong>No journalist is better situated to reckon with the psychology of war than David Finkel. In <em>The Good Soldiers</em>, his bestselling account from the front lines of Baghdad, Finkel shadowed the men of a US infantry battalion as ...

ISBN: 9781922072726

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The Air Ministry Survival Guide

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<p><strong>THE ULTIMATE SURVIVAL GUIDE</strong> <strong>for anyone who thinks they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do.</strong></p> <p>-----------------------------</p> <p>First issued to ...

ISBN: 9781405938198

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The American Sharpe

The Adventures of an American Officer of the 95th Rifles in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns

by Gareth Glover

<p>Sharpe and his adventures has made the 95th Foot renowned again and the discovery of an unpublished diary by an American from Charleston South Carolina who served, despite his father’s objections, as an officer in this elite regiment has ...

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The Battle of Long Tan

by David W. Cameron

<p>On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, a rubber plantation in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, Australian troops fought one of their bloodiest, most significant battles of the Vietnam War.</p> <p>The Australians had arrived at Nui Dat four ...

ISBN: 9781743485781

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The Battle Within

POWs in postwar Australia

by Christina Twomey

<p><i><br></i></p><p><i>Head-aches. Dizziness. Can?t sleep. Bad dreams (never have been released). The rice jungle had some compensation to some of us who just don?t seem to make a success of our return&nbsp;</i>? ROBERT, A RETURNED ...

ISBN: 9781742235684

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The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, 1861-1865

by John R. Scales

<p>Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of the most intriguing characters to emerge during the Civil War. There is no shortage of books and articles on the man and his generalship, with topics ranging from hero worship based on his extraordinary ...

ISBN: 9781611212983

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The Billion Dollar Spy

A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

by David E. Hoffman

<p><strong>WATERSTONES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2018 AND A <em>SUNDAY TIMES</em> BESTSELLER</strong></p> <p>**'An astonishingly detailed picture of espionage in the 1980s, written with pacey journalistic verve and an eerily ...

ISBN: 9781785781988

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The Boy Who Said Nothing - A Child's Story of Fleeing Conflict

by Mirsad Solakovic & Cass Pennant

<p>'IT TOOK ME LONGER TO FORGIVE MY DAD FOR NOT HELPING ME WHEN I WAS TORTURED, THAN TO FORGIVE THOSE SOLDIERS WHO TORTURED ME'.</p> <p>Mirsad Solakovic survived a war in which some 300,000 people died, but was left with psychological ...

ISBN: 9781789460407

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The British on the Somme 1916

by Bob Carruthers

This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the British Army on the Somme. Not only is the book comprised of rare photographs illustrating the actions of the British army fighting on the Somme, but it is ...

ISBN: 9781473889347

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The Commando

The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

by Ben Mckelvey

ISBN: 9780733636493

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The Commando

The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

by Ben Mckelvey

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The Devil Is a Black Dog

stories from the Middle East and beyond

by Sándor Jászberényi

<p><em><strong>‘I don’t regret anything, really. I never wanted to live a sensible life … I didn’t want a sensible death either.’</strong></em></p> <p>War-torn Africa, a Middle East in crisis, and post-Soviet Eastern Europe form the backdrop to

ISBN: 9781925307047

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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 German Army from Mobilisation to First Ypres

by Otto Schwink

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

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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