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    Agent Storm is a captivating, utterly unique, real-life espionage tale.

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    An insightful analysis of the events that lead Britain into World War I and the subsequent naval arms race between Britain and Germany.

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    The diaries of Charlie May give an unforgettable account of the war that took his life, and millions others like him.

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    A profound, moving and important collection of letters, diaries and memories of the First World War.

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    This book tells the story of women in the First World War at the front line, under fire, and in combat.

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    Netto crafts an original and unforgettable telling of the Libyan revolutionary war in his book Bringing Down Gaddafi.

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    Interweaving stories of battle and memories, Denver creates a gripping first-hand account of the Navy SEALs and what it means to be a professional killer, crafting an awe-inspiring image of the modern soldier.

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    Camp Bastion is under attack and a famous TV war reporter is missing half his kit. Christian Hill, a captain in the army's Media Operations Group, is to promote the war to the British media - and make it look like things are under control and getting better...

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    A shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of Allied military commanders, their high-stakes manoeuvres and often bitter bureaucratic in-fighting as General Stanley McChrystal takes us on patrol missions in the Afghan hinterlands during the war.

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    A powerful and deeply moving account of Bomber Command's 1944 Nuremberg Raid, the few surviving veterans, British and German, tell the story of that terrible night.

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    Ideal accounts for the enthusiastic historian.

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    J. Robert Oppenheimer is among the most contentious and important figures of the twentieth century. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis to develop the first atomic bomb – a breakthrough which was to have eternal ramifications for mankind, and made Oppenheimer the 'father of the Bomb'.

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    This is the first biography to address the significance of Wellington's political connections and the way they both helped and hindered his campaigns. The work also gives fresh insight into Wellington's character: his many strengths and the flaws that together made him a complex and interesting man as well as a great soldier.

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    The heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics everywhere as a classic.

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    John Buckley offers a radical reappraisal of Great Britain's fighting forces during World War Two, challenging the common belief that the British Army was no match for the forces of Hitler's Germany.

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    An in-depth look at the strategy and tactics of the visionary commander who beat the United States in the Vietnam War.

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    On 11 September 1973, President Salvador Allende of Chile, Latin America’s first democratically elected Marxist president, was deposed in a violent coup d’état. Why Allende seemed such a threat in the political and economic context of the time and how the coup was engineered is the story Oscar Guardiola-Rivera tells.

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    In On Western Terrorism Noam Chomsky, world renowned dissident intellectual, discusses Western power and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. The discussion weaves historical narrative with the two men's personal experiences which have led them to a life of activism.

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    A ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?

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    Hunter Killers tells the incredible, true inside story of the Cold War beneath the waves.

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    In 1914, Europe plunged into the 20th century’s first terrible act of self-immolation- what was then called The Great War. On the eve of its centenary, Max Hastings seeks to explain both how the conflict came about and what befell millions of men and women during the first months of strife.

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    First published privately in 1929 as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary private.

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    How was it that despite multiple changes of government and the assassination of a Prime Minister, Britain survived and won a generation-long war against a regime which at its peak in 1807 commanded many times the resources and manpower?

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    ‘No part of the Great War compares in interest with its opening’, wrote Churchill. ‘The measured, silent drawing together of gigantic forces, the uncertainty of their movements and positions, the n...

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    Roger Bushell was 'Big X', mastermind of the mass breakout from Stalag Luft III in March 1944, immortalised in the Hollywood film The Great Escape. Very little was known about Bushell until 2011, when his family donated his private papers - a treasure trove of letters, photographs and diaries - to the Imperial War Museum.

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    Reports from inter-war Germany from the celebrated Austrian writer.

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    Five days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. Suddenly a German Messerschmitt fighter pulled up on the bomber's tail - the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber with the squeeze of a trigger.

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    A gripping, fresh take on the story of how the Navy has shaped Britain, our culture and our empire in subtle and surprising ways.

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    In late 1944 when Allied aircraft began bombing the coastal towns of Sandakan and Jesselton, the Japanese resolved to abandon the prison camp and move the prisoners 250 miles inland to Ranau. The journey there became known as the Sandakan Death marches. Of the thousand plus prisoners who set out on the epic marches, only six survived.

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    Within this highly perceptive piece of work, Chandrasekaren has presented a captivating examination of American decision-making in Afghanistan.

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    In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power, despatched an invasion fleet to the island of Rhodes. This was the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths, and the ensuing battle for control of the Mediterranean would last sixty years.

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    In the Battle of Britain, when the Spitfire and Messerschmitt Bf 109 met in decisive combat, they proved to be like two champion boxers. This is their story, from the men who designed them to the teams that built them and the pilots who flew them.

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    Counterinsurgency has staked its claim in the new century as the new American way of war. Yet, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have revived a historical debate about the costs – monetary, political and moral – of operations designed to eliminate insurgents and build nations.

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    Former White House adviser Victor Cha pulls back the curtain on the world's most isolated country to provide an unprecedented and timely insight into North Korea's history, present and future.

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    As she watched her mother succumb to Alzheimer's and become unreachable, Elisa Segrave went through some old papers and discovered a cache of diaries that revealed a totally different person, living an extraordinary life.

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    The product of painstaking research and countless interviews, A High Price offers a nuanced, definitive historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups.

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    In 1940 a group of artists, sculptors, film makers, theatre designers and set painters came together to form the Camouflage Unit. They were so successful that in August 1942 Montgomery ordered them to to hide the preparations for the Battle of Alamein.

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    In this follow-up to the extremely successful Losing Small Wars, Frank Ledwidge analyses the cost - both financial and human - of Britain's involvement in the Afghanistan war.

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    Orford Ness was, for most of the twentieth century, a military research station so secret that nobody knew what went on there, and so remote that even now most people have never heard of it. Yet th...

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    In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, both conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology, of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values.

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    Peter Bergen documents one of the most controversial events of the past decade; the hunt for Bin Laden.

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    Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Jeremy Scahill's latest expose: the USA's secret foreign policy and its covert operations in the 'War on Terror'.

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    The gripping story of Private Bradley Manning, the soldier who is alleged to have leaked nearly half a million classified documents.

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    In this passionate, but rationally argued essay, the authors attempt to avert a potential global catastrophe by showing that the grounds for war do not exist, that there are no Iranian nuclear weapons, and that Iran would happily come to the table and strike a deal.

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    A trenchant and thought-provoking account of the death of empire by one of our finest historians.

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    In this book, eleven leading theorists debate the normative challenges of preventive war through the lens of important public and political issues of war and peace in the twenty-first century.

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    The war revealed the ineptitude of the British military and unexpectedly exposed the corrupt underside of imperialism - in the establishment of the first concentration camps, the shooting of Boer prisoners-of-war and the embezzlement of military supplies by British officers.

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    In The Dying Sahara, Jeremy Keenan reveals how the designation of the region as a ‘Terror Zone’ has destroyed the lives and livelihoods of thousands of innocent people.

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    Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the US and al-Qaeda are fighting a clandestine war of drones and suicide bombers. It began in 2006, when twenty-three men escaped from a political prison in Yemen's capital. Later they were joined by a dozen men released from Guantanamo Bay. Now, they stand ready to hijack the Arab Spring.

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    A story of discovery, secrecy, impossible choices and unimaginable destruction, Inside the Centre goes deeper than any previous work in revealing the motivations and complexities of this most brilliant and divisive of men.

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    Prize-winning investigative journalist Ian Cobain looks beyond the cover-ups and the attempts to dismiss brutality as the work of a few rogue interrogators, to reveal a secret and shocking record of torture

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    As a British infantry officer in the Royal Gurkha Rifles Emile Simpson completed three tours of Southern Afghanistan. Drawing on that experience, and on a range of little-known case studies ranging from Nepal to Borneo, War From The Ground Up offers a distinctive perspective on contemporary armed conflict.

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    This book tells the compelling story of The Gurkha Justice Campaign, narrated by its leader, Peter Carroll. It charts the campaign's humble origins and looks at how it famously put right a historical wrong.

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    Is the Pakistan Army a reliable ally in the War on Terror? 'Inside the Pakistan Army' tells the story of this vital institution and is a telling insight into the heart of the War on Terror.

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    Andew Murrison charts the way in which societal and political changes have impacted on the wellbeing of uniformed men and women both within the theatre of war and beyond it.

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    New geopolitical realities—including terrorism, pandemics, rogue nuclear states, resource conflicts, insurgencies, mass migration, economic collapse, and cyber attacks—have created a dramatically d...

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    The perfect introduction to the theory and practice of politics

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    Special 4 DVD Box Set Running time: approx 181 mins

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    Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before.

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