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Persian Gulf War

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  • Victor Boys

    True Stories from Forty Memorable Years of the Last V Bomber

    by Tony Blackman and 1 more

    "The stirring story of the achievements of the Victor, told by those who flew it and fixed it . . . well illustrated with spectacular photographs.” —Oxford MailThe Handley Page Victor was the third of the three V Bombers and the most long lasting, serving in the RAF until 1993, and still doing invaluable service in the first Iraq War. Moreover, in 1982 it was only the Victor tanker fleet based on ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition

    the classic true story from an SAS hero

    by Andy McNab

    In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever the underground communication link between Baghdad and north-west Iraq, and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. Their call sign: BRAVO TWO ZERO.Each man laden with 15 stone of equipment, they ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The One That Got Away

    The legendary true story of an SAS man alone behind enemy lines

    by Chris Ryan

    The SAS mission conducted behind Iraqi lines is one of the most famous stories of courage and survival in modern warfare. Of the eight members of the SAS regiment who set off, only one escaped capture. This is his story. Late on the evening of 24 January 1991 the patrol was compromised deep behind enemy lines in Iraq. A fierce fire-fight left the eight men miraculously unscathed, but they were ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • ISIS: Taking Over the Middle East: The Rise of Middle Eastern Supremacy-ISIS/ISIL

    by Joseph Spark

    -Explains the formation, effects, beliefs, and objectives of the group   The world has been rocked with news of the rise of a new power in the Middle East. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) (also known as the Islamic State of Levant (ISIL) and Da’ish) currently controls up to 16 provinces (waliyah) in Iraq and Syria.   This Sunni jihadist group - an offshoot of Al Qaeda - has been ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • One Bullet Away

    The making of a US Marine Officer

    by Nathaniel Fick

    The most eloquent and personal story of a young man at war since Geoffrey Wellum's FIRST LIGHTUntil a winter evening in 1998 Nathaniel was just another history student on a comfortable career trajectory of high school to college to white collar job. Then he went to a lecture by a Wall Street Journal reporter who had just published a book on the US Marines. It brought forth a latent desire to break ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Dragons and the Snakes

    how the Rest learned to fight the West

    by David Kilcullen

    The first work to put forward a unified theory of how state and non-state threats now overlap and intersect.In 1993, a newly appointed CIA director warned that Western powers might have ‘slain a large dragon’ with the fall of the USSR, but now faced a ‘bewildering variety of poisonous snakes.’ Since then, the dragons (state enemies such as Russia and China) and snakes (terrorist and guerrilla ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Regiment

    The Definitive Story of the SAS

    by Michael Asher

    From the bestselling author of The Real Bravo Two Zero comes the definitive history of the world's most elite fighting force - the SAS'Breathtaking bravery, astonishing feats of endurance, raids and battles described with terrific immediacy and pace. Compelling and definitive . . . will surely not be bettered' Sunday TelegraphOn 4 May 1980, seven terrorists holding twenty-one people captive in the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • First In

    How Seven CIA Officers Opened the War on Terror in Afghanistan

    by Gary Schroen

    While America held its breath in the days immediately following 9/11, a small but determined group of CIA agents covertly began to change history. This is the riveting first-person account of the treacherous top-secret mission inside Afghanistan to set the stage for the defeat of the Taliban and launch the war on terror.As thrilling as any novel, First In is a uniquely intimate look at a mission ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • The One that Got Away

    by Chris Ryan

    The British Army's Special Air Service is one of the world's premier special operations units. During the Gulf War, deep behind Iraqi lines, an SAS team was compromised. A fierce firefight ensued, and the eight men were forced to run for their lives. Only one, Chris Ryan, escaped capture or death, and he did it by walking nearly 180 miles through the desert for seven days and eight nights. This ... Read more

    $13.75 AUD

  • Delta Force: Tango Uniform

    by Steve Stone

    Carson had the targets painted, whilst I scanned the horizon with NVGs, spotting a couple of Iraqi soldiers standing close to the Scud. Activity around the Scuds suddenly intensified as Iraqi vehicles begin to scatter in all directions. A single dual 30mm anti-aircraft gun, elevated its guns and began to pump 30mm green tracer shells into the sky. More anti-aircraft guns begin to spew out shells ... Read more

    $5.18 AUD

  • Behind the Enigma

    The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain’s Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency

    by John Ferris

    You know about MI5. You know about MI6.Now uncover the mystery behind Britain's most secretive intelligence agency, in the first ever authorised history of GCHQ.For a hundred years, GCHQ – Government Communications Headquarters – has been at the forefront of innovation in national security and British secret statecraft. Famed for its codebreaking achievements during the Second World War, and ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Vipers in the Storm: Diary of a Gulf War Fighter Pilot

    by Keith Rosenkranz

    During Operation Desert Storm, Captain Keith Rosenkranz piloted his F-16 "Viper" in 30 combat missions. Here he recounts these experiences in searing, "you-are-there" detail, giving readers one of the most riveting depictions ever written of man and machine at war. ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Submarine Operations During The Falklands War

    by Lieutenant Commander Steven R. Harper

    This paper contains an analysis of submarine operations during the Falklands War. This was done to provide some insight on the importance of submarines in this conflict and to show the usefulness of submarines in any maritime conflict The submarine operations by both belligerents are looked at and compared over the duration of the conflict This is an unclassified study that was researched using ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Tornado Down

    Original Edition

    by John Nichol and 1 more

    series The Centenary Collection
    RAF Flight lieutenants John Peters and John Nichol were shot down over enemy territory on their first airbourne mission of the Gulf War. Their capture in the desert, half a mile from their blazing Tornado bomber, began a nightmare seven-week ordeal of torture and interrogation which brought both men close to death.In Tornado Down, John Peters and John Nichol tell the incredible story of their part ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sabre Squadron

    by Cameron Spence

    With the outbreak of Gulf War hostilities a unit from 22 SAS slipped quietly over the border and into the enemy's backyard. It would be six weeks before any of the patrol again reached safety.Sabre Squadron recounts in graphic detail their scud-busting operations deep inside Iraq. They were operating alone and out of reach of reinforcements, with the threat of detection and its fatal consequences ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Operational And Strategic Lessons Of The War In Afghanistan, 1979-1990

    by Dr Stephen J. Blank

    The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan at the end of 1979 was, in many respects, a milestone in Soviet history. On the one hand it represented the high-water mark of Soviet intervention in Third World states and thus served as the archetypical example and justification for the intensification of the cold war in the early 1980s. On the other hand, the ultimate defeat and poor performance by this ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Storm on the Horizon

    Khafji--The Battle that Changed the Course of the Gulf War

    by David J. Morris

    Storm on the Horizon is the little-known story of the key land battle of Desert Storm: the Battle for Khafji -- and how that engagement has become part of military history. Combining some of the most powerful writing on war ever with a Marine's eyeview of combat, former Marine officer David J. Morris has brilliantly recreated this crucial battle that nearly changed the outcome of the Persian Gulf ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Bear Went Over The Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics In Afghanistan [Illustrated Edition]

    by Lester K. Grau and 1 more

    [Illustrated with 52 maps and diagrams]Sixteen years after its commencement and six years after its cessation, the Soviet-Afghan War remains an enigma for Westerners. Set against the backdrop of earlier successful Soviet military interventions in East Germany (1953), Hungary (1956), and Czechoslovakia (1968), and occasional Soviet military pressure on Poland, the stark military power of the Soviet ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Interview with SSG Cunningham - 10th Mountain Division

    by Douglas Cubbison

    series Eyewitness To Modern War #7
    A US Army master sniper in charge of a team of marksmen and forward observers of the 10th Mountain Division recounts his experiences of Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Shield and Sword: The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf War

    by Edward J. Marolda and 1 more

    Though not so well known as the land and air campaigns, the campaign at sea in the 1991 Gulf War was vital in subduing Saddam Hussein's invasion forces and driving them out of Kuwait. U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines launched hundreds of cruise missile attacks against Iraqi targets throughout the war, and carriers sent air strikes deep into enemy territory. The battleships Missouri and ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Hogs in the Sand

    A Gulf War A-10 Pilot's Combat Journal

    by Buck Wyndham

    "I am awed by my destructive power. With a small squeeze of the gun trigger under my right index finger, I can rip the turret off a thirty-ton battle tank and throw it 200 feet across the desert, while the rest of the tank burns in an explosion of white-hot, burning phosphorescence. But the cold, morbid reality of it does not exist from where I sit and watch it happen. There's no dramatic chord. ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • The Spymaster of Baghdad

    The Untold Story of the Elite Intelligence Cell that Turned the Tide against ISIS

    by Margaret Coker

    'Pulse-pounding' Sinclair McKay | 'Truly masterful' Damien Lewis | 'Who needs spy fiction, when fact can provide as thrilling a story as this?' Lindsey HilsumThe Spymaster of Baghdad is the gripping story of the top-secret Iraqi intelligence unit that infiltrated the Islamic State. More so than that of any foreign power, the information they gathered turned the tide against the insurgency, paving ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • First In The Air: The Eagle Squadrons Of World War II [Illustrated Edition]

    by Kenneth C. Kan

    Includes 14 illustrations of the units, planes and personnel of the Eagle SquadronsDuring the perilous years of 1940-1941, a small band of Americans joined the Royal Air Force to help England resist Nazi Germany. They did so while the United States remained a neutral power and overcame significant obstacles to accomplish their objective. Over time, the RAF formed three fighter units, known ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Wanat : Combat Action In Afghanistan, 2008 [Illustrated Edition]

    by Combat Studies Institute

    Includes 16 maps, photos and plans“The Battle of Wanat occurred on July 13, 2008, when about 200 Taliban guerrillas attacked NATO troops near the Quam,(large clan village), of Wanat in the Waygal district in Afghanistan’s far eastern province of Nuristan. The position was defended primarily by U.S. Army soldiers of the 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), ... Read more

    $3.82 AUD