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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer their first defeat of the war - and has properly been called the RAAF's forgotten finest hour.
September 1942 marked the high... read more

Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942
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The secret and dangerous operations of Australia's Pacific War Catalina crews told for the first time.

RAAF Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The best true spy story I have ever read."--JOHN LE CARR   The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg ... read more

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War (PB)
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Bataviais the greatest story in Australia?s history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons.The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring... read more

Batavia
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'When we give these soldiers a dignified grave we accomplish here one of the oldest gestures of mankind. It is a gesture of devotion. It is the gesture accomplished by every son for his father and by every nation for their heroes. Let them rest in peace in this land for... read more

Fromelles: The Final Chapter
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Following the D-Day landings, Battle of Britain hero Tom Neil was assigned as an RAF liaison to an American fighter squadron. As the Allies pushed east, Neil commandeered an abandoned Spitfire as his own personal aeroplane. Erasing any evidence of its provenance and stripping it down to bare metal, it... read more

The Silver Spitfire: The Legendary WWII RAF Fighter Pilot in His Own Words
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*Shortlisted for the 2018 Ballie Gifford Prize*
'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARRÉ
A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man s... read more

The Spy and the Traitor
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A collection of 35 stereoscopic photographs and sturdy metal viewer provide a remarkable and highly realistic 3D view of the daily life of soldiers during the American Civil War. Images will include building winter quarters, preparing food in the mess hall, bathing in a river in Virginia, waiting at t... read more

Nophoto
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Get the complete story of one of the most ambitious aerial campaigns in history--the bombing of Europe under the Axis powers--illustrated with over 200 compelling photos. Created in November 1943, the Fifteenth Air Force was the direct descendant of the American Ninth and Twelfth Air Forces that had f... read more

Bombing Europe: The Illustrated Exploits of the Fifteenth Air Force
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The Second World War was not fought by Britain alone. India produced the largest volunteer army in world history:over 2 million men. But, until now, there has never been a comprehensive account of India's turbulent home front and the nexus between warfare and India's society. At the heart of The Raj a... read more

The Raj at War: A People's History of India's Second World War
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"As near as possible to experiencing what it was like to be there...It is almost impossible for a reader not to get caught up in the excitement". (Giles Foden, "Guardian"). The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertakin... read more

D-Day The Battle for Normandy
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Spanning ten historic years, from the discovery of nuclear fission in 1939 to 'Joe-1', the first Soviet atomic bomb test in August 1949, Atomic is the first fully realised popular account of the race between Nazi Germany, Britain, America and the Soviet Union to build atomic weapons. Rich in personali... read more

Atomic: The First War of Physics and the Secret History of the Atom Bomb 1939-49
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