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VICTORIA CROSS HEROES

By: Ashcroft Michael

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Headline, London: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012532


Excellent condition, This book is a moving testament to the many brave recipients of the Victoria Cross over the last 150 years. View more info

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FIRSTS, LASTS & Onlys Military

By: Beadle Jeremy and Harrison Ian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Robson Books London: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012436


A fascinating book full of stories that made military history, from the first recorded intelligence gathering operation to the first sinking of a large warship by a surface to surface guided missile. From the last Viking invasion of England to the last survivor of the ANC=ZACs who landed on the first day at Gallipoli. View more info

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BLOOD TOIL TEARS AND SWEAT Winston Churchill's Famous Speeches

By: Churchill Winston, Edited with an Introduction By David Cannadine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell, London: 1997

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2017012


The author's collection of Winston Church speaches draws on the whole range of Churchill's oratory, demonstrating the development of Churchill's style from the laboriously crafted utterings of the young MP to the great moment when, as Prime Minister in 1940 he mobilized the English language and sent it into battle. Includes a range of b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info

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TANK ACES From Blitzkrieg To The Gulf War

By: Forty George and Duncan John

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016061


Very well researched and presented text with a focus on a number of highly successful tank commanders who had a profound effect on tank battles or a series of battles. These commanders included German, British, American, Pakistani and Indian nationals. Supporting the text are many b/w and colour plates as well as maps of the battlefields. View more info

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RUSSIA 1941-1942

By: Fowler Will

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Limited, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscription and Signature of Author

Seller ID: 2016022


Signed and inscribed by author. Book covers the "Barbarossa" , The Battles of Encirclemtn, "Rasputitsa", the "General Winter" and the Soviet counter attack at Moscow. It includes over 100 black and white pictures, over 25 colour illustrations including maps, weapons and photographs, profiles the major personalities and provides specifications of weapons and vehicles. View more info

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PACIFIC PARTNERS A History of Australian-American Naval Relations

By: Frame Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Aust.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016019


This text examines the evolution of the relationship between Australia and the USA and identifies the major epochs and themes of its history. It provides a detailed assessment of events and the historical context from which they derive much of their meaning. View more info

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FIGHTING TALK The Military Origins of Everyday Words and Phrases

By: Graeme Donald

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing, UK: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012512


Did you know they started "hearing through the grapevine" during the American Civil War, and that "ghettos" originated in Venice. This reference book is a fascinating trip through the words and phrases that came to us from the military. View more info

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BRITISH AIRBORNE TROOPS 1940-45

By: Gregory Barry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Double Day & Company Us: 1974

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 2012432


"This systematically arranged book deals comprehensively with the training, insignia, organisation, weapons, equipment, air transport, military operations and unit histories of British airborne forces. Well researched and presented. View more info

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ELEVEN MONTHS IN MALAYA September 1945 to August 1946

By: Holder R. W.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet KL: 2005

Edition: 1st English

Seller ID: 2016020


This is the story of a British artillery regiment sent to Ipoh in Malaya after the second world war to establish post war conditions. Led by their young commanding officer, soldiers who in civilian life were surveyors, engineers, lawyers, teachers, shopkeepers, accountants and students succeeded with the help of local people in carrying out their unconventional tasks, often using means which were equally unconventional. View more info

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IN THE DARK The Future Role of Airmen in Air Defence

By: McKinnon Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Air Power Studies Centre Australia: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012429


This text "challenges the current perceptions of traditional employment and questions the relevance of traditional personnel structures in a dynamic, technology based operational environment" View more info

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TRAVELS IN DREAMLAND The Secret History of Area 51

By: Patton Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orion Media, London: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012448


The story of Dreamland, a top-secret facility in the USA where the U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird spy planes were tested . Additionally the book includes other top secret facilities including El Mirage, California where robot planes fly, the Anthill in Tejon Canyon, where some say aliens live underground and Roswell, New Mexico the famed site of the alleged 1947 flying saucer crash. View more info

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SEIZE AND HOLD Master Strokes on the Battlefield

By: Perrett Bryan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press London: 1994

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2017002


Well researched and presented text with extensive index. The author examines examples of battfield manoeuvres which often affected the outcome of critical campaigns. View more info

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ARK ROYAL The Courageous Story of One of the Best-loved and Best-Fought Ships to Fly the White Ensign

By: Poolman Kenneth

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Tempus, UK: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016003


The author graphically portrays the active service of the British ship the Ark Royal including the ships World War 11 service. Well researched and presented including many b/w photographs. View more info

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IN SEARCH OF CONFEDERATE ANCESTORS; THE GUIDE

By: Segars J. H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Southern Heritage Press, USA: 1993

Seller ID: 2018008


Journal of Confederate History Series Vol. IXA guide for those wanting to research Confederate heritage and history. View more info

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A CORNER OF A FOREIGN FIELD The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War

By: Waters Fiona Selected By

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Transatlantic Press, UK: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012534


A collection of poems, some written in the trenches others with the benefit of hindsight, all written from the heart and many inspired by the experience of the countless mothers, wives, sweethearts, sisters and daughters left behind. Each poem is supported by b/w photography taken during the Great War. View more info