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3 PARA Afghanistan, Summer 2006 THIS is War

By: Bishop Patrick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition


In April 2006 the elite 3 Para Battle Group was despatched to Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. Over the six months they were there, the soldiers saw near continuous combat. This is their story of the campaign. View more info

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BOMB HUNTERS In Afghanistan With Britain's Elite Bomb Disposal Unit

By: Rayment Sean

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 2011

Edition: 1st Edition


The IED(Improvised Explosive Device) is the Taliban's weapon of choice and the main killer of British troops in Afghanistan. Soldiers stand a one in ten chance of becoming a casualty in Helmand. Between September 2009 and April 2010 there were almost 2000 IED bombs being detonated or discovered. Since 2006 more than 350 British soldiers have been killed in Helmand, more than 4000 injured. The job of battling against these IEDs falls to the Joint Force Explosive Ordna... View more info

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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan

By: Goodwin Jan

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Co. Ltd., London, 1987

Edition: 1st Edition


The author a British born award winning journalist and investigative reported disguised herself as a guerilla, her red hair dyed black and her skin stained to a weather beaten brown she entered Afghanistan and travelled on foot, muleback and by jeep into the war zones with the Afghan resistance. A remarkable story providing first-hand accounts of resistance behind the lines during the Russian occupation. View more info

CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE Women and War

By: Adie Kate

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Coronet Books, London, 2004

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition


A vivid history of ordinary women and their extraordinary deeds through two world wars and beyond. A book of both social and historical interest. View more info

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DESERT QUEEN The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Wallach Janet

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition


The untold story of Gertrude Bell, an adventurer on a par with Beryl Markham and Isak Dinesen and a woman as vital to the history of the Middle East as her friend and colleague Lawrence of Arabia. Very nice copy of this biography of Gertrude Bell. View more info

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DRESSED TO KILL The True Story of a Woman Flying Under Fire

By: Madison Charlotte

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Headline Publishing London, 2010

Edition: 1st Edition


As new condition. The extraordinary, gritty, exhilarating and often heartbreaking story of life at the heart of the action from the unique perspective of a woman at the helm of a helicopter gunship in Afghanistan. View more info

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HORSE SOLDIERS

By: Stanton Doug

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster London, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition


book in as new condition, The dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban. View more info

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IMMEDIATE RESPONSE A Chinook Pilot's Explosive True Story

By: Hammond Major Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin London, 2010

Edition: 1st Thus


Helmand 2006 in the desert and the mountains, outnumbered British Troops face relentless Taliban assaults. Only the Chinooks and their crews keep them in the game.Decorated Chinook pilot Major Mark Hammond tells the gripping inside story of his squadron's war, where hi tech hardward meets old fashioned grit. View more info

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JIHAD! THE SECRET WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

By: Carew Tom

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing, UK, 2000

Edition: 1st Edition


A behind the scenes look at the war in Afghanistan told by Tom Carew an ex-SAS soldier with a talent for black bag covert operations and a veteran of the wars in Dhofar and Northern Ireland. Carew was the first western agent to link up with the Mujahideen and led a series of daring initiatives inside Afghanistan. View more info

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JOINT FORCE HARRIER

By: Orchard Commander Ade RN

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin, UK, 2009

Edition: 1st Thus


Frontline Afghanistan, high speed, low level, danger close View more info

Image for JUST WAR   The Just War Tradition: Ethics in Modern Warfare

JUST WAR The Just War Tradition: Ethics in Modern Warfare

By: Guthrie Charles, Quinlan Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition


Just War traces the origin and nature of the tradition from its roots in Christian thinking and provides a clear summary of its principles, which are accessible to all beliefs.Drawing examples from Kosovo, Afghanistan and the wars in Iraq, Charles Guthrie and Michael Quinlan look at the key concepts in relation to modern armed conflict. View more info

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SPECIAL FORCES IN ACTION Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraz, South America

By: Stilwell Alexander

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Amber Books, UK, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition


Detailed coverage of major special forces operations from the last 15 years including the 1991 Gulf War, Somalia, Sierra Leone, the Balkans, Afghanistan and the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Illustrated with over 100 rare black and white and colour photographs of special forces soldiers in action. View more info

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TALIBAN The True Story of the World's Most Feared Guerrilla Fighters

By: Fergusson James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bantam Press, London, 2012

Edition: 1st


A fascinating account of the extraordinary story of the Taliban in Afghanistan - required reading for anyone who wishes to understand the seemingly intractable conflict in Afghanistan and its consequences for us all. View more info

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THE ROAD TO KANDAHAR Blood is Spilt on the Battlefields of Afghanistan

By: Wilcox John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Headline, London, 2005

Edition: 2nd Printing


The year is 1879 and Captain Simon Fonthill is ready for another challenge. He is sent to the North-West Frontier, India's border with Afghanistan and charged with a dangerous mission. View more info

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TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia

By: Meyer Karl and Brysac Shareen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company UK, 2001

Edition: 1st UK


The classic Great Game, the nineteenth century struggle between Britain and Russia for mastery of Central Asia and which took on new life after the Russian Revolution as the Americans joined in, and which continues today in the covert attempts to master the Caspian Sea and its oil riches. The whole story is told here in a flowing narrative crammed with revealing detail, drawing on newly opened archives and recent research. It is a canvas filled with memorable men and w... View more info