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  • The Good Shepherd

    The Good Shepherd has been adapted into a 2020 major motion picture called Greyhound for Apple TV+. It was scripted by and starring Tom Hanks.The hero of The Good Shepherd is Commander Krause, the captain of the fictional US Navy Mahan-class destroyer USS Keeling in World War II. Krause is in overall command of an escort force protecting an Atlantic convoy in the Battle of the Atlantic, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Turning the Tide

    The Australian Army in New Guinea 1942-43

    Turning the Tide, first published in 1944 as The Jap was Thrashed: An Official Story of the Australian Soldier – First Victor of the “Invincible Jap”, is a World War II account of the Australian Army's battle and eventual defeat of Japanese forces in portions of New Guinea (Milne Bay, the Owen-Stanleys, Buna, Gona, and Sanananda) in 1942-43. The battles were important as they represented the first ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Alamein to Zem Zem [Illustrated Edition]

    by Keith Douglas ...
    Includes the War in North Africa Illustration Pack – 112 photos/illustrations and 21 maps.Few records of war are a lucid, vivid and sensitively written as Keith Douglas’ “Alamein to Zem Zem”. The author himself was a man of great poetic gifts who had established himself as a leading light in the Oxford literary circles, tutored by no less a person than First World War veteran and acclaimed poet ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Armies of the Aztec and Inca Empires, Other Native Peoples of The Americas, and the Conquistadores

    by Ian Heath ...
    series Armies of the Sixteenth Century
    There has probably never been a single volume with such extensive information on the uniforms and costumes of the European conquest of the Americas. Ian Heath has assembled 247 drawings and other illustrations to depict the native peoples of South America and the eastern parts of North America as well as Spanish, English, French and even German adventurers and explorers. The accompanying text also ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Left for Dead at Nijmegen

    The True Story of an American Paratrooper in World War II

    series Casemate Illustrated
    This WWII biography chronicles an American paratrooper’s harrowing role in Operation Market Garden and his heroic survival as a POW.During World War II, Gene Metcalfe served in the 82nd Airborne. After his recruitment into the military at Camp Grant, he trained with the 501st Paratroop Infantry Regiment at Camp Toccoa. It wasn’t until D-Day that he first arrived in England to join the 508th PIR.On ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Eyes Behind the Lines

    L Company Rangers in Vietnam, 1969

    by Gary Linderer ...
    In mid-December 1968, after recovering from wounds susatined in a murderous mission, Gary Linderer returned to Phu Bai to comlpete his tour of duty as a LRP. His job was to find the enmy, observe him, or kill him--all the while behind enemy lines, where success could be as dangerous as discovery. ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • One Minute To Midnight

    Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War

    by Michael Dobbs ...
    October 27, 1962, a day dubbed Black Saturday in the Kennedy White House. The Cuban missile crisis is at its height, and the world is drawing ever closer to nuclear apocalypse.As the opposing Cold War leaders, John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev, mobilize their forces to fight a nuclear war on land, sea and air, the world watches in terror. In Bobby Kennedy's words, 'There was a feeling that the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • No Easy Day

    The Only First-hand Account of the Navy Seal Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden

    THE GRIPPING FIRST-PERSON ACCOUNT OF BIN LADEN'S EXECUTIONFor the first time, read the first-hand account of the planning and execution of the extraordinary mission to kill the terrorist mastermind.No Easy Day puts readers inside the elite, handpicked twenty-four-man team known as SEAL Team Six as they train for the most important mission of their lives.From the crash of the Black Hawk helicopter ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World - A True Story

    An utterly gripping non-fiction adventure narrative, 'Lost in Shangri-La' is an untold true story of war, anthropology, survival, discovery, heroism, and a near-impossible rescue mission.Three months before the end of World War II, a U.S. Army plane flying over New Guinea’s Baliem Valley crashed in uncharted mountains inhabited by a Stone Age tribe. Nineteen passengers and crew were killed and two ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Indestructible

    The Unforgettable Memoir of a Marine Hero at the Battle of Iwo Jima

    Medal of Honor recipient Jack H. Lucas’s classic memoir of his heroics at the Battle of Iwo Jima—with a foreword by Bob Dole and reissued to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the battle in 2020.On February 20, 1945, the second day of the assault on Iwo Jima—one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific theater in World War II—Private Jack Lucas, who was only seventeen, and three other Marines ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Ghost Platoon

    by Frank Walker ...
    series Hachette Military Collection #1
    "thoroughly researched and compelling . . . a chilling account' The Sun-HeraldAn eye-opening account of Australian combat history, untold . . . until now.In 1969 a ragtag unit of 39 men were thrown together at Nui Dat, Vietnam. It was so slapdash a group it didn’t even have an officer or sergeant in charge. A rugged ex-Royal Marine stepped forward to take the lead. Jim Riddle was only an acting ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • 13 Hours

    The explosive true story of how six men fought a terror attack and repelled enemy forces

    13 HOURS is the true account of the events of 11 September 2012, when terrorists attacked a US State Compound and a nearby CIA station in Libya, one of the most dangerous corners of the globe. On that fateful day, a team of six American security operators stationed in Benghazi fought to repel mounting enemy forces and escalating firepower, to protect the Americans stationed there, including the US ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • D-Day

    The Battle for Normandy

    by Antony Beevor ...
    The Number One BestsellerReissued with a new foreword for the 75th AnniversaryThis is the closest you will ever get to war - the taste, the smell, the noise and the fearThe Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was awesome and what followed was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war. As ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Tiger Man of Vietnam

    by Frank Walker ...
    The Vietnamese hilltribes made him a demi-god. The CIA wanted to kill him. This is the remarkable true story of Australian war hero Barry Petersen.As he flew over South East Asia towards Vietnam, Captain Barry Petersen struggled to keep an aura of calm. Inwardly he was incredibly excited. Aged 28, highly trained, with experience in anti-communist guerilla warfare, he was about to embark on the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Inside Delta Force

    by Eric Haney ...
    The story of America's elite military unit told by one of its founding membersThey are the U.S. Army's most élite top secret strike force. They dominate the modern battlefield, but you won't hear about their heroics on CNN. No headlines can reveal their top-secret missions; and no book has ever taken readers inside-until now. Here, a founding member of Delta Force takes us behind the veil of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Ravens: The True Story Of A Secret War In Laos, Vietnam

    Officially the war in Laos did not exist – both North Vietnam and the USA denied they had troops there. In fact, thousands of North Vietnamese were invading the country and pouring down the Ho Chi Minh Trail on their way to the south, and the Americans were fighting a vigorous war against them from the air. The Ravens were the pilots, all volunteers, who flew through heavy groundfire to identify ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • NUKED: I Was A Guinea Pig For The U.S. Army

    In 1956, the United States detonated 17 H-bombs in the South Pacific, including the two deadliest explosions ever to occur anywhere on our planet—before or since.The 1,612 soldiers stationed at the headquarters island (including me, a draftee) were sent there to “observe” this nuclear test series, named Operation Redwing. Wearing only T-shirts and shorts and without Radsuits, high density goggles ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • The Proud Bastards

    One Marine's Journey from Parris Island through the Hell of Vietnam

    A riveting memoir of one marine rifleman's journey from Parris Island through the hell of Vietnam and the Tet Offensive with the Second Battalion, Fourth Marines.In 1967, a young E. Michael Helms boarded a bus to the legendary grounds of Parris Island, where mere boys were forged into hardened Marines—and sent to the jungles of Vietnam. It was the first stop on a journey that would forever change ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Neptune's Inferno

    The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    “A literary tour de force that is destined to become one of the . . . definitive works about the battle for Guadalcanal . . . [James D.] Hornfischer deftly captures the essence of the most pivotal naval campaign of the Pacific war.”—San Antonio Express-NewsThe Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. ... Read more

    $22.65 AUD $8.57 AUD

  • Africa Lost

    Rhodesia's COIN Killing Machine

    series SOFREP
    The Lost Chapter of Special Operations History: Rhodesia.Some of the most explosive combat in Special Operations history is almost completely unknown to the Western World. Everyone knows about Navy SEALs and Green Berets but nobody knows about the deep recce, sabotage, and direct action missions conducted by the Rhodesian SAS. The Rhodesian Light Infantry was a killing machine, participating in ... Read more

    $5.08 AUD

  • Enemy Coast Ahead [Illustrated Edition]

    Includes the Aerial Warfare In Europe During World War II illustrations pack with over 200 maps, plans, and photos.THE classic account of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command during World War Two.This is probably the best-known memoir by a Bomber Command Officer. The author first saw active service with 83 Squadron in 1939 flying against German naval targets. After completing 39 missions he ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Operation Red Wings

    The Rescue Story Behind Lone Survivor

    series SOFREP
    Marcus Luttrell's blockbuster bestseller, Lone Survivor—soon to be a major motion picture*—*tells the story of Operation Red Wings, in which four U.S. Navy SEALs were inserted into the mountains of eastern Afghanistan with the task of collecting intelligence and finding—or killing—a top al Qaeda commander. The SEALs were ambushed by over one hundred Taliban fighters and a horrific battle ensued. ... Read more

    $3.80 AUD

  • Area 51

    An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    The explosive, untold story of the Cold War's biggest secret. The REAL X-Files.It is the most famous military installation in the world. And no credible insider has ever divulged the truth about his time inside of it. Until now. This is the first book based on interviews with scientists, pilots, and engineers - 58 in total - who provide an unprecedented look into the mysterious activities of a top ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Eyes of the Eagle

    F Company LRPs in Vietnam, 1968

    by Gary Linderer ...
    In the 101st Airborne, if you cared enough to send the very best, you sent The Howlers.Gary Linderer volunteered for the Army, then volunteered for Airborne training. When he reached Vietnam in 1968, he was assigned to the famous “Screaming Eagles,” the 101st Airborne Division. Once there, he volunteered for training and duty with F Company 58th Inf, the Long Range Patrol company that was “the ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD