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            False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II
              

            False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Robinson, Stephen

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            False Flags tells the epic story of the `pirate war' waged by the German raiders the Orion, Komet, Pinguin and Kormoran during the early years of World War II.

            ISBN 9781925335804
            Published AU 1 Sep 2019
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
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            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War
             

            A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Revolutionised the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Parkin, Simon

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            'Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston Churchill

            ISBN 9781529353044
            Released AU 12 Nov 2019
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Under Pressure: Living Life and Avoiding Death on a Nuclear Submarine

            Under Pressure: Living Life and Avoiding Death on a Nuclear Submarine (Trade Paperback / Paperback, edition)

            By Humphreys, Richard

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            Based on the first-hand experiences of a man who served on a submarine during the Cold War, Under Pressure is the shockingly candid, visceral, droll and incredibly entertaining account of what it's like to live in one of the most extreme man-made environments in the world.

            ISBN 9780008313067
            Released AU 18 Oct 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company
             

            The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company (Hardback)

            By Dalrymple, William

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            In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government run by English traders who collected taxes through means of a private army. The creation of this new government marked the moment that the East India Company ceased to b...e a conventional trading company, dealing in silks and spices, and became something much more unusual: an international corporation and an aggressive colonial power. In less than half a century it had trained up a private security force of around 260,000 men - twice the size of the British army - and had subdued an entire subcontinent, conquering Bengal and later the Mughal capital Delhi. The company's reach stretched relentlessly until almost all of India south of Delhi was effectively ruled from a boardroom in London. The Anarchy tells the remarkable story of how one of the world's most magnificent Empires disintegrated and was replaced by a dangerously unregulated company - based thousands of miles overseas and answerable only to shareholders. In his most ambitious and riveting book to date, William Dalrymple tells the story of the East India Company as it has never been told before, unfolding a timely cautionary tale of the first global corporate power - and the violence and corruption that have reverberated across a continent for generations.
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            ISBN 9781408864371
            Released AU 10 Sep 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific
              

            The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942: Clash for supremacy in the Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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            The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counter offensive against the Japanese in the Pacific. This title details the fortunes experienced over the intense course of naval battles around the island throughout the secon...d half of 1942 that did so much to turn the tide in the Pacific.
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            ISBN 9781780961545
            Released AU 7 May 2013
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            HMS Victory
             

            HMS Victory (Paperback)

            By Eastland, Jonathan

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            HMS Victory is probably the best-known historic ship in the world. A symbol of the Royal Navy's achievements during the great age of sail, she is based in Portsmouth and seen by tens of thousands of visitors each year.

            ISBN 9781848320949
            Released AU 1 Aug 2011
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Series Seaforth Historic Ships Series
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            Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy Seal
              

            Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy Seal (Hardback)

            By McEwen, Scott

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            America's elite warriors are put through hell in training so they can survive any real special operations.

            ISBN 9781546084976
            Released AU 6 Oct 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown
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            Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
               

            Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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            Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...deals with this topic.
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            ISBN 9781849086059
            Released AU 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The HMS Victory Story
              

            The HMS Victory Story (Hardback)

            By Christopher, John

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            Constructed from the wood of over 6,000 trees, HMS Victory was designed as a 'first rate ship', the Admiralty's designation for its largest ships f the line which packed a formidable punch with over 100 guns arranged on three decks. This title provides an insight into the lives o...f the British sailors who served on her.
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            ISBN 9780752456058
            Released AU 19 Oct 2010
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Stoker Munro: Survivor
             

            Stoker Munro: Survivor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spiteri, David

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            A simple, moving, vivid and heartbreaking account of one young sailor's eventful war. I heard the cries of scared men yelling they couldn't swim, but they jumped in regardless. I pulled off my new boots, dropped them on the deck and, clutching my tobacco tin, jumped overboard, fe...et first ... We were a good distance away from the sinking Perth when two more torpedoes slammed into it and we watched silently as our ship slid under. Suddenly we were alone at sea in a pitch-black night in an overcrowded Carley float. Someone said, 'Goodbye, gallant one.' Stoker Munro was just an inexperienced seventeen year old knockabout kid when he went to war, but he turned out to be an extraordinary survivor. the sinking of the Perth was only the beginning of his war. Stoker suffered through years of harsh imprisonment in Java and the infamous Changi prison camp, as well as the horrors of the thai-Burma Railway. then, just as conditions improved, he was shipped off to Japan and another disaster. Stoker Munro, Survivor is a simple but moving account of a young sailor's war, as told to his close friend, David Spiteri. Stoker's voice - clear, distinctive, laidback and larrikin, with an ability to find the humour in just about any situation - epitomises everything that is great about the ANZAC spirit: courage, resilience, and the sheer refusal to lie down and be beaten. 'the story of Stoker Darby Munro's survival is an epic of the human spirit ... In our time, when the word hero is flung around so lightly, this book reflects upon genuine heroism. We forget these stories and these lives at our peril.' Mike Carlton
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            ISBN 9780732298913
            Published AU 19 May 2014
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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