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

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.

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  • The Regiment by Rusty Firmin
    The Regiment (English, Paperback) Rusty Firmin

    The true story of an SAS veteran who led a team during the 1980 assault on the Iranian Embassy and served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and elsewhere over his career with the Regiment.

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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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  • Blackburn Buccaneer Manual by Keith Wilson
    Blackburn Buccaneer Manual (English, Hardback) Keith Wilson

    Born in the 1950s when the Cold War was rapidly escalating, the subsonic Blackburn Buccaneer was designed as a carrier-borne strike aircraft, which eventually went on to serve both the Royal Navy and the RAF. The Buccaneer entered service with the Royal Navy in 1962 and was capable of operating from aircraft carriers to deliver nuclear weapons as well as conventional ordnance for anti-shipping...

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  • Fortress Malta by James Holland
    Fortress Malta (English, Paperback) James Holland

    The extraordinary drama of Malta's WWII victory against impossible odds told through the eyes of the people who were there.

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  • Bomber Command Operations Manual by Jonathan Falconer
    Bomber Command Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Jonathan Falconer

    Night after night for six years of war, RAF Bomber Command's squadrons pounded away at the cities of Nazi Germany in a determined effort to bring the Third Reich to its knees. Pitted against Bomber Harris's aircrews and aircraft were some of the most effective and deadly defenses the world had seen up until then.  ...

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  • The Concise 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene
    The Concise 33 Strategies of War (English, Paperback) Robert Greene

    A guide to the strategies of war. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts, it features the subtle social game of everyday life. It contains examples of the genius and folly of those from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher and Hannibal to Ulysses S Grant.

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  • Royal Netherlands East Indies Army 1936-42 by Marc Lohnstein
    Royal Netherlands East Indies Army 1936-42 (English, Paperback) Marc Lohnstein, Adam Hook

    Sure to appeal to modellers, wargamers, re-enactors, and all those interested in the Japanese victories of early World War II, this fully illustrated study casts new light on the Dutch forces that defended the Indonesian archipelago.

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  • Rise and Kill First by Ronen Bergman
    Rise and Kill First (English, Hardback) Ronen Bergman

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? The first definitive history of the Mossad, Shin Bet, and the IDF's targeted killing programs, hailed by The New York Times as "an exceptional work, a humane book about an incendiary subject."...

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  • Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 2 by Gabriele Esposito
    Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 2 (English, Paperback) Gabriele Esposito, Giuseppe Rava

    A fully illustrated study into the varied Italian forces that fought in the wars to create an independent and unified nation.

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  • Hunting Evil by Guy Walters
    Hunting Evil (English, Paperback) Guy Walters

    At the end of the Second World War some of the highest ranking members of the Nazi party escaped from justice.

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  • A Spitfire Girl by Mary Ellis
    A Spitfire Girl (English, Hardback) Mary Ellis, Melody Foreman

    Mary Ellis was one of the first pilots and one of only three women to take the controls of the new Meteor fast jet.

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  • Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual by Denis Calvert
    Hawker Siddeley/Bae Harrier Manual (English, Paperback) Denis Calvert

    NEW IN PAPERBACK. The revolutionary British-designed Harrier or 'Jump Jet' combat aircraft is capable of Vertical/Short Take-off and Landing (V/STOL).

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  • First Man In by Ant Middleton
    First Man In (English, Hardback) Ant Middleton

    NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life's challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man In, he shares the core lessons he's learned over the course of his fascinating, exhilarating life.

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  • Protect and Survive by Imperial War Museums
    Protect and Survive (English, Hardback) Imperial War Museums

    * Quirky facsimile first published in 1980 * Advises the public on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack * Essential information includes: - Planning your survival kit - What to do on hearing an attack warning - What to do after the attack - How to deal with casualties and deaths

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  • Military Aircraft Markings 2018 by Howard Curtis
    Military Aircraft Markings 2018 (English, Paperback) Howard Curtis

    First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for any aircraft enthusiast, historian or student of military aviation....

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  • Panzerwrecks 21 by Lee Archer
    Panzerwrecks 21 (English, Paperback) Lee Archer, Darren Neely Currently Unavailable More details
  • Swords of the Viking Age by Ian Peirce
    Swords of the Viking Age (English, Paperback) Ian Peirce, Ewart Oakeshott

    Representative examples of swords from 8th-11th century, fully described and illustrated, with general overview.

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

    Providing the leaders with essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing troops and terrain, and employing cunning and deception, this book has also become a touchstone for the Western struggle for survival and success, whether in battle, in business or in relationships.

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