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  • World War II at Sea by Craig L. Symonds
    World War II at Sea (English, Hardback) Craig L. Symonds

    Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time.

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  • American Sniper by Chris Kyle
    American Sniper (English, Paperback) Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen

    The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history.

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  • The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes
    The Shortest History of Germany (Paperback) James Hawes $11.31 $11.95
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  • Raven Rock by Garrett M Graff
    Raven Rock (English, Hardback) Garrett M Graff

    The eye-opening true story of the government's secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil?a narrative that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. ...

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  • The Art of War [New Translation] by Sun Tzu
    The Art of War [New Translation] (Multiple languages, Hardback) Sun Tzu

    Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu's The Art of War is still used as a book of military strategy today. Napoleon, Mae Zedong, General Vo Nguyen Giap and General Douglas MacArthur all claimed to have drawn inspiration from it. And beyond the world of war, business and management gurus have also applied Sun Tzu's ideas to office politics and corporate strategy. Using a new translation by James...

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  • The Wipers Times by Christopher Westhorp
    The Wipers Times (Hardback) Christopher Westhorp

    Decades ahead of the amusing but distorting buffoonery of Blackadder Goes Forth, this complete edition of the Wipers Times, the famed trench newspaper of the First World War, is an extraordinary mix of black humour, fake entertainment programmes and pastiche articles, and constitutes a unique record of life on the wartime frontline. From its long-running cartoon pun (Are We Being Offensive...

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

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  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence
    Seven Pillars of Wisdom (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

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  • Grant by Ron Chernow
    Grant (English, Hardback) Ron Chernow

    The #1 New York Times bestseller....

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  • Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean
    Eastern Approaches (Paperback) Fitzroy Maclean

    After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Fitztroy Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. This book presents his adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia.

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  • The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
    The Radium Girls (English, Paperback) Kate Moore

    A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller!...

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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • Air America by Christopher Robbins
    Air America (Paperback) Christopher Robbins

    The incredible inside story of the world's most extraordinary covert operation.

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  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
    The Art of War (English, Paperback) Sun Tzu

    Sun Tzu's Art of War has been vastly influential in the east since China's Warring States Period (403 BC - 221 BC). And though its first translation into a European language was only in 1782, the book's significance was quickly recognized; and even such towering figures of Western history as Napoleon and General Douglas MacArthur have claimed it as a source of inspiration.

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  • The Blood Never Dried by John Newsinger
    The Blood Never Dried (English, Paperback) John Newsinger

    The Blood Never Dried challenges the rising chorus of claims that the British Empire was a kinder, gentler force in the world of imperialism. John Newsinger sets out to uncover this neglected history of repression and resistance. To the boast that 'the sun never set on the British Empire' the Chartist Ernest Jones replied 'and the blood never dried.' This new, updated edition brings the story up...

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  • Hidden History by Gerry Docherty
    Hidden History (English, Hardback) Gerry Docherty, James MacGregor

    Hidden History uniquely exposes those responsible for the First World War. It reveals how accounts of the war's origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of very rich and powerful men in London responsible for the most heinous crime perpetrated on humanity.

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  • Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning
    Ordinary Men (Paperback) Christopher R. Browning

    Takes as its basis the detailed records of one squad from the Nazis' extermination groups and explores in its composition, its actions, and the methods by which it was trained to perform acts of genocide on an industrial scale. This book introduces us to men who killed without hesitation or apparent remorse for years on end.

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  • SOE Manual by Special Operations Executive
    SOE Manual (Hardback) Special Operations Executive

    The actual course given to all secret agents in SOE before working behind enemy lines. It includes everything you needed to know to go undercover - from documents, cover stories and how to live off the land to how to get through an interrogation.

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  • The Last Panther - Slaughter of the Reich - The Halbe Kessel 1945 by Wolfgang Faust
    The Last Panther - Slaughter of the Reich - The Halbe Kessel 1945 (English, Paperback) Wolfgang Faust

    While the Battle of Berlin in 1945 is widely known, the horrific story of the Halbe Kessel remains largely untold. In April 1945, victorious Soviet forces encircled 80,000 men of the German 9th Army in the Halbe area, South of Berlin, together with many thousands of German women and children. The German troops, desperate to avoid Soviet capture, battled furiously to break out towards the West,...

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  • World's Fastest Single-Engine Jet Aircraft by Col Doug Barbier
    World's Fastest Single-Engine Jet Aircraft (English, Hardback) Col Doug Barbier

    Developed for the Air Force in the early 1950s as a next-generation interceptor following Convair's pioneering delta-wing F-102, the F-106 excelled in every aspect of the Air Defense Command mission. With its advanced Hughes radar system, Falcon air-to-air missiles, and a top speed in excess of Mach 2, the Delta Dart became known as "the ultimate interceptor," able to scramble, launch, find its...

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