Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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    Left of Bang (English, Paperback) Patrick Van Horne, Jason a Riley

    Describes how to listen to your inner protector and increase your sensitivity to threats before they happen.

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  • Extreme
    Extreme Ownership (English, Hardback) Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

    Jocko Willink and Leif Babin are highly decorated Navy SEAL officers who served together in some of the toughest combat of the Iraq War. Together, they developed leadership lessons and organizational practices through years of experience, alongside heroes such as sniper Chris Kyle.

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  • Nothing
    Nothing Ever Dies (English, Hardback) Viet Thanh Nguyen

    Nothing Ever Dies, Viet Thanh Nguyen writes. All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory. From the author of the bestselling novel The Sympathizer comes a searching exploration of a conflict that lives on in the collective memory of both the Americans and the Vietnamese.

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    Vietnam Firebases 1965-73 (English, Paperback) Randy E.M. Foster, Peter Dennis

    Impressive in terms of scale and structure, the Fire Support Base became a dominant element in ground maneuver during the Vietnam War. With a description of the design, development and operational history of the Fire Support Base, this book aims to provide the key to understanding one of the main assets of US battle strategy in the Vietnam War.

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  • M50
    M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956-70 (English, Paperback) Kenneth W. Estes, Henry Morshead

    The agile M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion gained renown in the jungles of Vietnam. This book offers a combat history of these vehicles for historians of the Vietnam War and US tank enthusiasts.

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  • Dustoff
    Dustoff 7-3 (English, Paperback) Erik Sabiston

    Dustoff 7-3 tells the true story of four unlikely heroes in the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, where medics are forced to descend on wires to reach the wounded and helicopter pilots must fight wind, weather, and enemy fire to pluck casualties from some of the world's most difficult combat arenas. Complete opposites thrown together, cut off, and outnumbered, Chief Warrant Officer Erik Sabiston and his flight crew answered the call in a race against time, not to take livesap0b4sbut to save them. The concept of evacuating wounded soldiers by helicopter developed in the Korean War and became a staple during the war in Vietnam where heroic, unarmed chopper crews flew vital missions known to the grateful grunts on the ground as Dustoffs. The crew of Dustoff 7-3 carried on that heroic tradition, flying over a region that had seen scores of American casualties, known among veterans as the Valley of Death. At the end of Operation Hammer Down, they had rescued 14 soldiers, made three critical supply runs, recovered two soldiers killed in action, and nearly died. It took all of three days.

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    Vietnam Riverine Craft 1962-75 (English, Paperback) Gordon L. Rottman, Hugh Johnson

    In 1965 the military situation in the Mekong River Delta of southern Vietnam had deteriorated to such a degree that the decision was made to commit a joint US Army and Navy Mobile Riverine Force to the area. This force was unique in its composition, mission, and the means by which it operated - riverine craft. This book explores those crafts.

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  • Flying
    Flying Warrior (English, Paperback) Jules Harper

    A well-documented historical account of a Naval Aviator’s training and many of his 200 missions over Vietnam.

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    The Soviet-Afghan War 1979-89 (English, Paperback) Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    The Soviet invasion of neighbouring Afghanistan in December 1979 sparked a bloody nine-year conflict with the Mujahideen until Soviet forces withdrew in 1988-89, dooming the communist Afghanistan government to defeat by Afghan popular resistance backed by the USA and other powers. The Soviet invasion had enormous implications on the global stage; it prompted the US Senate to refuse to ratify the...

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    Taliban Shuffle (English, Paperback) Kim Barker

    When Kim Barker first arrived in Kabul as a journalist in 2002, she barely owned a passport, spoke only English and had little idea how to do the “Taliban Shuffle” between Afghanistan and Pakistan. No matter—her stories about Islamic militants and shaky reconstruction were soon overshadowed by the bigger news in Iraq. But as she delved deeper into Pakistan and Afghanistan, her love for the...

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  • Dancing
    Dancing in the Glory of Monsters (English, Paperback) Jason Stearns

    Riveting and certain to become essential reading for anyone looking to understand Central Africa.”Wall Street Journal

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  • Exocet
    Exocet Falklands (English, Hardback) Ewen Southby-Tailyour

    Uncovers the true story behind three daring but unsuccessful British SF operations to destroy Argentina's Exocets. The Author has had unparalleled access to those involved, both British and Argentine.

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    Retire the Colors (English, Paperback) Dario DiBattista

    Powerful, behind-the-scenes stories from Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, and the civilians who support them, that will help us form a clearer understanding of what happens back home.

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    Debriefing the President (English, Hardback) John Nixon

    In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in history, US military forces captured Iraqi president Saddam Hussein near his hometown of Tikrit. Beset by body-double rumors and false alarms during a nine-month search, the Bush administration needed positive identification of the prisoner before it could make the announcement that would rocket around the world....

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  • Bravo
    Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition (English, Paperback) Andy McNab

    In January 1991, eight members of SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad and north-west Iraq, and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. Their call sign: Bravo Two Zero.

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    The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale (English, Paperback) Leopold Scholz

    The battle for the town of Cuito Cuanavale is a myth. The conduct of Operations Modular, Hooper, Packer and Displace by South African and UNITA forces in the 6th Military Region of southeastern Angola initially prevented FAPLA and its allies from occupying the UNITA town of Mavinga.

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    How the Gloves Came off (English, Hardback) Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault

    The treatment of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison, Guantánamo Bay, and far-flung CIA "black sites" after the attacks of 9/11 included cruelty that defied legal and normative prohibitions in U.S. and international law. The antitorture stance of the United States was brushed aside. Since then, the guarantee of American civil liberties and due process for POWs and detainees has grown muddled,...

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    Devotion (English, Paperback) Adam Makos

    For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy’s most famous aviator duo, Lieutenant Tom Hudner and Ensign Jesse Brown, and the Marines they fought to defend. A white New Englander from the country-club scene, Tom passed up...

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    British Military Intelligence (English, Paperback) Nick van der Bijl

    The stories behind various display items in the Military Intelligence Museum

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