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Image for Victory: The Epic of World War II 1939-1945: An Illustrated History

Victory: The Epic of World War II 1939-1945: An Illustrated History

By: A.K. Macdougall

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, The Five Mile Press: 2005

Seller ID: 243860

ISBN: 1741246059

Condition: Near Fine Condition


320 pages. Previous owner name on inside cover . Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; ISBN: 1741246059. ISBN/EAN: 9781741246056. Inventory No: 243860. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback View more info

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Australian Army Insignia 1903-1966

By: Alfred N. Festberg

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Australia, Military Historical Society of Australia: 1967

Seller ID: 243853

Condition: Good Condition


Red boards with gilt lettering, marked an bumped at corners. 140 pages. Light foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Illustrator: Arthur G. Genders. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; Australian::Australian War. Inventory No: 243853. Hardcover View more info

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The Price of Glory - Verdun 1916

By: Alistair Horne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245090

Condition: Fair Condition


Plates, cartoons, maps and plans. Dust jacket glued to boards. Outer page edges thumbed. 368 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Usual library stamps and markings. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: War::World War I; Military & Warfare; military. Inventory No: 245090. Paperback View more info

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THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI

By: Boulle. Pierre ( Translated from the French by Xan Fielding)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Fontana: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249586

Condition: Good Condition


PB. pictorial card covers, film tie-in with film poster on back cover, G+/--, 189pp. General rubbing to edges and creases to corners of covers, inside has age browning to pages, else square, clean and tight without markings. The film edition of the story of the infamous Japanese prison camps in Burma, building the Burma railway. They had to pick one of the most beautiful places on earth to commit some of the most despicable acts in WW2. 188 pages. Pages browned. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; Inventory No: 249... View more info

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All Things Must Fight to Live: Stories of War and Deliverance in Congo

By: Bryan Mealer

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bloomsbury: 2008

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 250098

ISBN: 1596913452

Condition: Very Good Condition


A foreign correspondent?s gripping account of his experiences in Congo, told through the long scope of the country?s dark and brutal history.After covering a brutal war that claimed four million lives, journalist Bryan Mealer takes readers on a harrowing two-thousand-mile journey through Congo, where gun-toting militia still rape and kill with impunity. Amid burned-out battlefields, the dark corners of the forests, and the high savanna, where thousands have been massacred and quickly forgotten, Mealer searches for signs that Africa?s most troubled nation will soon rise from ruin.At once illumi... View more info

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At All Costs! Stories of Impossible Victories [Cassell Military Paperbacks]

By: Bryan Perrett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Cassell: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 239536

ISBN: 0304350540

Condition: Very Good Condition


Victory at all costs--that was the goal of the armies whose riveting stories unfold here. Classic examples of battlefield successes achieved by poorly armed and positioned forces reveal how bravery, determination, and sheer willpower "can win the day. Go into the valleys of death at Balaclava in the 1800s, where the Light Brigade was destroyed--but the threat to Britain's supply lines stanched; to Gettysburg, where the persistence of just a few men, for just a few extra minutes, made all the difference; to Arras, where the Allies succeeded in smashing through Rommel's troops; and to 8 othe... View more info

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Seal Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama Bin Laden

By: Chuck Pfarrer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Quercus: 2012

Seller ID: 245421

ISBN: 1780874642

Condition: Very Good Condition


On May 2, 2011, at 1:03 a.m. in Pakistan, a satellite uplink was sent from the town of Abbottabad crackling into the situation room of the White House in Washington, D.C.: 'Geronimo, Echo, KIA'. These words, spoken by a Navy SEAL, put paid to Osama bin Laden's three-decade-long career of terror. This is the story of Bin Laden's relentless hunters and how they took down the terrorist mastermind, told by Chuck Pfarrer, a former assault element commander of SEAL Team Six. After talking to members of the SEAL team involved in the raid, Pfarrer shares never-before-revealed details of the historic r... View more info

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Soldier's Tales: A Collection of True Stories from Aussie Soldiers

By: Denny Neave [Editor]

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Big Sky Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 249249

ISBN: 0980325137

Condition: Very Good Condition


In their own words the Aussie diggers provide a fascinating glimpse of the many funny and touching moments that our Diggers often hold to their chest. The collection of stories in this book provides a taste of what a soldier's life is like both in war and peace. 182 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; Australian::Australian History. ISBN/EAN: 9780980325133. Inventory No: 249249. Paperback View more info

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Leyte Gulf: Armada in the Pacific [Purnell's History of the Second World War Battle Book No. 11]

By: Donald Macintyre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Macdonald & Co: 1970

Seller ID: 248924

ISBN: 0356030652

Condition: Good Condition


160 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: War::World War II; Military & Warfare; Military. ISBN: 0356030652. ISBN/EAN: 9780356030654. Inventory No: 248924. Paperback View more info

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Kursk: The Clash of Armour [Purnell's History of the Second World War Battle Book No 7]

By: Geoffrey Jukes

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co: 1968

Seller ID: 250090

Condition: Good Condition


Front cover and front endpaper has small pieces missing to far side edge. 160 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; War::World War II. Inventory No: 250090. Paperback View more info

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Heroes of Battle: True Stories of Extraordinary Courage on the Battlefield

By: Geoffrey Regan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Carlton Books: 1996

Seller ID: 239521

ISBN: 1844429555

Condition: Very Good Condition


In Heroes of Battle bestselling author Geoffrey Regan takes a remarkable look at the fine line that has separated cowardice from bravery throughout the long history of armed conflict. In the explosive uncertainty of war there are those whose courage deserts them and those who are inspired to perform astonishing acts of heroism in the midst of terror and overwhelming carnage. Geoffrey Regan offers breathtaking recreations of the unforgettable battles that brought out the worst and the very best in the fighting men who faced death at the eleventh hour. 277 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Qua... View more info

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Prisoners of War: Australian Under Nippon

By: Hank Nelson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 1990

Seller ID: 244128

ISBN: 0733300707

Condition: Good Condition


From 1942 To 1945 Some 22,000 Australian Service Personnel, Including Seventy One Women Of The Australian Army Nursing Service, Became Prisoners-of-war Of The Japanese. 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: War::World War II; Australia; Military & Warfare; Military. ISBN: 0733300707. ISBN/EAN: 9780733300707. Inventory No: 244128. Paperback View more info

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Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore

By: Harvey Broadbent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228718

ISBN: 0670040851

Condition: Very Good Condition


This book by Harvey Broadbent, a leading authority on the Gallipoli campaign and producer of the acclaimed ABC documentary Gallipoli: The Fatal Shore, seeks to convey the story of Gallipoli to Australians of all ages. On 25 April, 1915, Allied troops stormed the cliffs of Gallipoli. Twenty-eight thousand Australians were killed and wounded in the bloody, eight-month campaign. The raging battles of the Landing, the desperate assault on Lone Pine, the gallant but futile charge at the Nek, are all engraved on the national psyche. Gallipoli is now regarded as a defining episode in Australian histo... View more info

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Tarawa: A Legend Is Born [Purnell's History of the Second World War Battle Book No 8]

By: Henry I. Shaw, JR

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co: 1969

Seller ID: 244754

ISBN: 0356029654

Condition: Good Condition


Book slightly bowed 158 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; War::World War II. ISBN: 0356029654. ISBN/EAN: 9780356029658. Inventory No: 244754. Paperback View more info

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A History of Warfare

By: John Keegan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Pimlico: 1994

Seller ID: 249596

ISBN: 0712698507

Condition: Good Condition


In this book, winner of the Duff Cooper prize, the author, a military historian, provides not merely a history of warfare but an analysis of world history, and the role that man's impulse to war has played in it. This book is the result of 30 years of reading, research, teaching and commenting on military affairs. It brings together in a single volume the themes explored in the author's earlier books and adds to them the insights gained in his visits to many of the world's major battlefields, a lifetime's friendship with soldiers of different armies and his more recent experience as a war corr... View more info

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Inside the Foreign Legion : The sensational story of the world's toughest army

By: John Parker

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Piatkus: 1999

Seller ID: 249714

ISBN: 074991856X

Condition: Very Good Condition


The thought of escaping from the pressures of life leads many anguished young men towards the Foreign Legion. The rose-tinted vision of Beau Geste Overrides the truth -- that life in the so-called Army of Strangers is no picnic. The brutality of its training regime and the horror stories of its ruthless NCOs have been told by the thousands who have deserted. But those who stayed and went beyond the beatings and the Legion's tortuous demands that stretch a man's mental and physical endurance to the very limit, and often beyond it, tell a different tale.John Parker's searching interviews with le... View more info

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Australia Goes To War

By: John Robertson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday: 1984

Seller ID: 236049

ISBN: 0868241555

Condition: Very Good Condition


This New Edition Incorporates The Latest Research And Is Illustrated With Over Two Hundred Photographs From The Australian War Memorial, Many Published Here For The First Time. 224 pages. Dust jacket has light fading to spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian War; Military & Warfare; Military. ISBN: 0868241555. ISBN/EAN: 9780868241555. Inventory No: 236049. Hardcover View more info

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Great Battles in Australian History

By: Jonathan King

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 249717

ISBN: 1742374573

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Great Battles in Australian History tells the story of the forty most remarkable conflicts involving Australians through the eyes of the great heroes who were there. Alongside them, we can ride a horse into battle to save a wounded bugler in the Boer War; charge up the cliffs with the Anzacs at Gallipoli to help forge the legend; ride history's last great cavalry charge with the legendary Light Horse; shoot Japanese planes down as they bomb Darwin; beat off Hitler's Desert Fox, Rommel, with the 'Rats of Tobruk'; escape from a Viet Cong ambush in a tropical downpour, or slide down a rope from a... View more info