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Armed service tribute

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: Armed service


This homage to the icon of the rising sun badge embellished with a record of Australia's historic involvements. View more info

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT WAR

By: Adam-Smith Patsy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson aUSTRALIA: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010009


Heavy book, may incur additional postage. A history of how women have responded to war, from 1900 to 1945. View more info

The Town That Started the Civil War

By: Brandt, Nat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Laurel: 1991

Seller ID: 013323


Brandt, former editor of Publishers Weekly , introduces readers to a little-known event that occurred in the college town of Oberlin, Ohio, a stop on the Underground Railroad. Slave-hunters incurred the resentment of the townspeople, a wrath that came to a boil one day in August 1858 when runaway slave John Price was abducted by these bounty hunters. Outraged, Oberlin College professors and students, in company with white and free-black townspeople, rescued Price and hid... View more info

Trapp's War

By: Callison Brian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000038


Brian Callison's novel tells of a battered old tug-boat in the Mediterranean and the terrifying mystery in which it finds itself involved on what should be its peaceful final trip. View more info

SOLDIER OF DEMOCRACY; DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

By: Davis Kenneth S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky and Konecky:

Seller ID: 002376


"A first hand account of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his early years in Texas through his military service in World War 11. It documents his training at West Point, his tour of duty in WW1 and then his meteoric rise as war leader and statesman in World War 11. View more info

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Lazarus Rising

By: Howard, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2010

Seller ID: 013042


711pp, 2 photo sections, 1.3 kg to post. John Howard spent decades under media scrutiny, and while his credentials as a political leader, devoted family man and sports tragic are beyond dispute, in this autobiography he reveals much more about himself. In Lazarus Rising Howard traces his personal and political journey, from childhood in the post-World War II era through to the present day, painting a fascinating picture of a changing Australia. We see the youngster who h... View more info

INFANTRY AT WAR 1939-1945

By: King J.B And Batchelor John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoebus:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002854


Magazine without date. Clean pages and no inscription. "Purnell's History of the World Wars Special". Clean cover with a little wear. "yet without the infantryman there would be no battle - and for him war is more than outlines and statistics". View more info

THE MARINE BOOK a Portrait of America's Military Elite

By: Lawliss Chuck

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing London: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011397


Chuck Lawliss, who served as a Marine during the Korean War, was given the virtual run of the Corps for almost six months in order to collect material for this study. The result is a unique book about a unique institution - a rich portrait that includes extensive accounts of the officer corps, Marine Aviation and the technological transformation of the Corps into a state of the art war machine. This book is a mine of military history information and includes casualtie... View more info

Apache The Man, the MacHine, the Mission

By: Macy, Ed

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2008

Seller ID: 009941


What's it about? In 2007, Ed Macy's Apache squadron was dispatched to Afghanistan's notorious Helmand Province, with the mission to fight alongside and protect the men on the ground by any means necessary. When a marine goes missing in action, Macy and his team are the Army's only hope of bringing him back alive. With a soldier strapped to each side of two gunships, they must land in the heart of Jugroom Fort, a Taliban stronghold, and come face-to-face with hordes of th... View more info

Apache The Man, the MacHine, the Mission

By: Macy, Ed

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2008

Seller ID: 009047


review - This book is a personal account of the author's experiences as an AH-64 Apache helicopter gunship pilot during combat operations in Afghanistan. Very compelling, exciting, honest, and full of, as one might expect from a decorated combat veteran, humour. Does a good job of explaining that even with lots of technology, combat is still very personal, often complicated, and dangerous. 374pp bw photos. After a "brief" read I totally concur with +++ review, Ge... View more info

SHADOW OVER BABYLON

By: Mason David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002081


"A tense and detailed account of how a British/American assassination squad managed to get into Iraq and successfully penetrate the defences of the most difficult assassination target in the world." View more info

WEAPONS; Through the Ages

By: Reid William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Peerage Books, London: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002082


Uncilipped price, very good condition throughout. "The book draws together the intricate strands which make up the history of the armour and weapons of war and the chase. The detailed text and artwork makes this an absorbing and informative text." View more info

CODES AND CIPHERS

By: Way Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aldus Books: 1977

Seller ID: 002838


Clean, cream pages. Tight binding. No inscription. Slight darkening on section of flys. One small tear in dustjacket. Clean, unmarked blue boards. View more info