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            Extreme and Dangerous: The Curious Case of Dr Ian Macdonald

            Extreme and Dangerous: The Curious Case of Dr Ian Macdonald (Paperback)

            By Hutchison, Kate

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            This book is about a daughter asking and answering the question-Was my father extreme and dangerous? Why Ian Macdonald was seen as a security threat by so many, and how he was dealt with, is relevant to today's surveillance of citizens. In 2007 Kate Hutchison read in her father's... ASIO file that he was 'extreme' and 'dangerous'. These words did not describe the father she knew, an idealist, a life-long communist, a doctor in WW2 who never carried a revolver-but he was so dangerous that the Attorney General drafted a special regulation of the National Security Act 1939-1940 just for him. This book is the result of Kate's 13-year research to understand why her father was a problem for federal, military and para-military groups. Kate looks at the information that was covertly collected, how it was interpreted and how the army and government dealt with a citizen it deemed a serious threat. It is also an account of growing up in a middle-class, communist family in Australia.
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            ISBN 9781925984859
            Published AU 7 May 2020
            Publisher Australian Scholarly Publishin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Three-Cornerd War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West
             

            The Three-Cornerd War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nelson, Megan Kate

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            A deeply-researched, dramatic, and character-driven narrative account of the violent struggle between Union and Confederate forces to claim the American West during the Civil War --

            ISBN 9781501152559
            Released AU 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Scribner Book Company
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Call Sign Chopper: From street copper, to bouncer, to bodyguarding the president of Haiti
              

            Call Sign Chopper: From street copper, to bouncer, to bodyguarding the president of Haiti (Hardback)

            By Nott, Chris

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            Follow Chris Nott's remarkable journey as a copper on the streets of Bristol. Learn why the BBC comes calling and how Nott finds himself unexpectedly in the spotlight. Join him as he trains in Los Angeles as a weapons carrying bodyguard and how he ends up as part of an elite team... of mercenaries tasked with guarding the president of Haiti.
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            ISBN 9781800317383
            Released AU 7 Jul 2020
            Publisher New Generation Publishing Ltd
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            Call Sign Chopper: From street copper, to bouncer, to bodyguarding the president of Haiti
              

            Call Sign Chopper: From street copper, to bouncer, to bodyguarding the president of Haiti (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nott, Chris

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            Follow Chris Nott's remarkable journey as a copper on the streets of Bristol. Learn why the BBC comes calling and how Nott finds himself unexpectedly in the spotlight. Join him as he trains in Los Angeles as a weapons carrying bodyguard and how he ends up as part of an elite team... of mercenaries tasked with guarding the president of Haiti.
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            ISBN 9781800317390
            Released AU 7 Jul 2020
            Publisher New Generation Publishing Ltd
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            1 Recce: Volume 2: Behind Enemy Lines
             

            1 Recce: Volume 2: Behind Enemy Lines (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Strachan, Alexander

            • RRP: $55.50
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            1 Recce, Behind Enemy Lines, takes the reader into the Recces' inside chamber. In their own words the Recces detail life-threatening operations performed under great secrecy.

            ISBN 9780624085232
            Released AU 24 Mar 2020
            Publisher Tafelberg Publishers Ltd
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            Churchill's Flawed Decisions: Errors in Office of The Greatest Briton
             

            Churchill's Flawed Decisions: Errors in Office of The Greatest Briton (PDF ebook)

            By Wynn, Stephen

            Churchill's relationship with Violet Asquith 1907. Tonypandy riots of 1910.

            ISBN 9781526708571
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            Released AU 30 May 2020
            Publisher Pen and Sword Military
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            Churchill's Flawed Decisions: Errors in Office of The Greatest Briton
             

            Churchill's Flawed Decisions: Errors in Office of The Greatest Briton (EPUB ebook)

            By Wynn, Stephen

            Churchill's relationship with Violet Asquith 1907. Tonypandy riots of 1910.

            ISBN 9781526708564
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            Released AU 30 May 2020
            Publisher Pen and Sword Military
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            The War Queens: Extraordinary Women Who Ruled the Battlefield
              

            The War Queens: Extraordinary Women Who Ruled the Battlefield (Audio CD / Audio)

            By Jordan, Jonathan W.; Jordan, Emily Anne; Read by Huber, Hillary

            • RRP: $78.16
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            Father-daughter duo Jonathan and Emily Jordan uncover the ingenious wartime tactics of some of history's most powerful female leaders across millennia and continents, from the stifling battlefields of ancient Egypt to the frigid waters off the Falkland Islands. History's killer q...ueens come in all colors, ages, and leadership styles. Elizabeth Tudor and Golda Meir played the roles of high-stakes gamblers who studied maps with an unblinking, calculating eye. Angola's Queen Njinga was willing to shed (and occasionally drink) blood to establish a stable kingdom in an Africa ravaged by the slave trade. Caterina Sforza defended her Italian holdings with cannon and scimitar, and Indira Gandhi launched a war to solve a refugee crisis. From ancient Persia to modern-day Britain, the daunting thresholds these exceptional women had to cross--and the clever, sometimes violent ways in which they overcame them--are evoked in vivid detail by Jordan and Jordan. The narrative sidles up to these war queens in the most dire, tumultuous moments of their reigns and examines the brilliant methods and maneuvers they each used to defend themselves and their people from enemy forces. In the end, we come away with a new awareness of the extraordinary power and potential of women in history who walked through war's kiln and emerged from the other side--some burnished to greatness, others burned to cinders.
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            ISBN 9781094156019
            Released AU 9 Jun 2020
            Publisher Blackstone Publishing
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