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  • 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

    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

    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

    $23.99 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

    $12.99 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

    $15.99 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

  • Tornado Down

    The Unputdownable No. 1 Sunday Times Bestseller

    Discover the brave, shocking and remarkable true story of two RAF lieutenants' capture during the Gulf War'HEROISM UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY' Independent'THE MOST COMPELLING STORY OF THE GULF WAR' Daily Mail_________RAF Flight Lieutenants John Peters and John Nichol were shot down over enemy territory on their first mission of the Gulf War.Their capture in the desert, half a mile... ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $13.13 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

    $17.99 AUD

  • SAS Bravo Three Zero

    The Gripping True Story

    'An incredible story, and so well told' Bear Grylls'A must read. Honesty, integrity and real experience that puts you in the thick of the action.' Billy BillinghamThere were three patrols that fateful January 1991 morning: Bravo One Zero, Bravo Two Zero and Bravo Three Zero. It was the opening hours of the Gulf War and the SAS were flown deep behind enemy lines to hunt down Saddam's Scud missiles, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Spymaster of Baghdad

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

    '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

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

    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

    $23.99 AUD

  • Submarine Operations During The Falklands War

    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

    $1.45 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

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  • Sabre Squadron

    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

    $12.99 AUD

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

    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

    $4.39 AUD

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

    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

    $1.45 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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

    [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

    $2.92 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Storm on the Horizon

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

    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

  • VC Heroes - The True Stories Behind Every VC Winner Since World War Two

    For a nation with a long and proud military tradition, one token stands above all the others as a mark of recognition for the ultimate acts of individual feats of arms: the Victoria Cross. Awarded for one reason alone - to mark extreme acts of great heroism by British and Commonwealth servicemen in the face of the enemy - it is unquestionably the hardest club in the world to gain entrance to. Its ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Interview with SSG Cunningham - 10th Mountain Division

    Book 7 - Eyewitness To Modern War
    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

    $1.45 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Command Of The Air

    Translated by Dino Ferrari ...
    In the pantheon of air power spokesmen, Giulio Douhet holds center stage. His writings, more often cited than perhaps actually read, appear as excerpts and aphorisms in the writings of numerous other air power spokesmen, advocates-and critics. Though a highly controversial figure, the very controversy that surrounds him offers to us a testimonial of the value and depth of his work, and the need ... Read more

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