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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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  • An Inconvenient Death by Miles Goslett
    An Inconvenient Death (Hardback) Miles Goslett

    The examination of the most mysterious episode in recent British political history, by a renowned investigative journalist.

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  • On Her Majesty's Nuclear Service by Eric Thompson
    On Her Majesty's Nuclear Service (English, Hardback) Eric Thompson

    One of the first ever memoirs by a Royal Navy nuclear submarine officer, this is the inside story of the men who ensured that 'Mutually Assured Destruction' was maintained at all times during the Cold War.

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  • Panzerwrecks 22 by Lee Archer
    Panzerwrecks 22 (English, Paperback) Lee Archer

    A long time coming, Panzerwrecks presents its first book about the wrecks in the desert campaign: Panzerwrecks 22: Desert. Everything you have come to expect from Panzerwrecks - high production values, new photos and stunning original artwork from Felipe Rodna.

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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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  • Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    An account of American power and politics in the 1950s and 1960s highlights the political and military figures who shaped domestic and foreign policy and who orchestrated America's involvement in Vietnam. Reissue.

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  • Panzer Ace by Richard Freiherr Von Rosen
    Panzer Ace (English, Hardback) Richard Freiherr Von Rosen

    A vivid first-person account based on a wartime diary and field-post letters to his parents

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  • The End of the Gallop by Alexei Isaev
    The End of the Gallop (English, Hardback) Alexei Isaev

    Based heavily on inaccessible Soviet records, this book presents a lively account of a pivotal battle on the Eastern Front, heavily illustrated with rare photographs.

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  • Life and Death in the Battle of Britain by Carl Warner
    Life and Death in the Battle of Britain (English, Paperback) Carl Warner

    This book offers an intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and his diary is full of stories told by the pilots in his charge during that period of heroism and danger. Mayfield's notes on his conversations...

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  • Technicals by Leigh Neville
    Technicals (English, Paperback) Leigh Neville, Peter Dennis

    Over the last 30 years, the "technical" or armed pick-up truck has become arguably the most ubiquitous military land vehicle of modern warfare....

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

    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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  • The Complete Dambusters by Charles Foster
    The Complete Dambusters (Paperback) Charles Foster

    The story of all the men who took part in the RAF's most famous bomber operation, the 1943 Dams Raid

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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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  • 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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  • Enemy Coast Ahead Uncensored by Guy Gibson
    Enemy Coast Ahead Uncensored (English, Paperback) Guy Gibson

    First published in 1944, Enemy Coast Ahead combines Gibson's RAF career, including the famous Dambuster raid which he himself led, with the inside story of life in Bomber Command and is still a riveting read for the immediacy and vibrancy of its writing. Now, for the first time in paperback, Crecy Publishing has published Gibson's original manuscript which was archived for almost 60 years. This...

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  • Panzerwrecks 21 by Lee Archer
    Panzerwrecks 21 (English, Paperback) Lee Archer, Darren Neely Currently Unavailable More details
  • Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Manual by Steve Davies
    Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Manual (English, Hardback) Steve Davies, Paul F. Crickmore

    Throughout its 34-year Cold War career with the USAF and CIA, the top secret Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was the world's fastest and highest-flying operational manned aircraft. This title provides insights into the secret world of the SR-71, its genesis, construction and anatomy, and its operation and maintenance in peace and war.

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  • Happy Odyssey by Adrian Carton de Sir Wiart
    Happy Odyssey (English, Paperback) Adrian Carton de Sir Wiart

    An autobiography of Adrian Carton de Wiart who served in the South African war and both World Wars. He was wounded eight times during the war (including the loss of an eye and a hand), won the VC during the Batle of the Somme, was mentioned in despatches six times.

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  • T-90 Standard Tank by Steven J. Zaloga
    T-90 Standard Tank (English, Paperback) Steven J. Zaloga, Felipe Rodriguez

    A highly illustrated study of the T-90, the backbone of the armored units of Putin's Russia. It will have particular appeal to those interested in post-Soviet Russia, especially modelers and wargamers.

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  • Battleship Yamato by Jan Morris
    Battleship Yamato (Hardback) Jan Morris

    The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai - the ideals of honour, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness.

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