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  • A Rifleman Went to War

    by Herbert W. McBride

    More than 70 years after it was first published, this book is still one of the all-time clazzics on the art of military marksmanship, and is required reading at the U.S. Marine Corps Sniper School. The author grew up learning to shoot in the backwoods of Indiana, and went on to compete nationally as a sharpshooter. When World War I broke out in Europe, he was so eager to fight that he enlisted in ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Military Institutions of the Romans

    by Flavius Vegetius Renatus

    The Military Institutions of the Romans is a classic treatise about Roman warfare and military principles. Its author emphasizes things such as training of soldiers as a disciplined force, orderly strategy, maintenance of supply lines and logistics, quality leadership and use of tactics and even deceit to ensure an advantage over the opposition. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • 13 Cent Killers

    The 5th Marine Snipers in Vietnam

    by John Culbertson

    “It’s not easy to stay alive with a $1,000 bounty on your head.”In 1967, a bullet cost thirteen cents, and no one gave Uncle Sam a bigger bang for his buck than the 5th Marine Regiment Sniper Platoon. So feared were these lethal marksmen that the Viet Cong offered huge rewards for killing them. Now noted Vietnam author John J. Culbertson, a former 5th Marine sniper himself, presents the riveting ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • SAS Sniper

    The Rob Maylor story

    by Rob Maylor and 1 more

    'A rare beast in this genre, this is an honest, insider's account of the dark arts of sniping and special forces' - Herald SunIn SAS Sniper, Rob Maylor takes us inside the closed world of the Australian Special Forces - it's tough to get in, but the fighting that follows is even tougher...Royal Marine...SAS marksman...Elite soldier...Rob Maylor has seen action in the world's most dangerous combat ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Redback One

    The true story of an Australian SAS hero

    by Robert Macklin

    Explosive SAS action in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.The command came: 'Stop those vehicles!'It was like a red rag to a bull. Instantly streams of 7.62 mm tracer and 50 mm calibre machine gun rounds arced across the night sky and smashed into the bus and truck.Elite SAS Patrol Commander Stuart 'Nev' Bonner takes us inside the extraordinary and dangerous world of secret combat operations in ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • SAS Insider

    An elite SAS fighter on life in Australia's toughest and most secretive combat unit

    by Clint Palmer and 1 more

    series Hachette Military Collection #3
    The true story of Australia's SAS and the soldier who was there from the start.Clint Palmer has spent much of his adult life in the SAS and has fought in this elite military unit as it developed from its fledgling beginnings into the highly trained, specialised fighting force it is today. He is an insider with the long view and this is his unique story of life in the SAS.As a bush kid in the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Tiger Command

    by Bob Carruthers

    Carruthers has a masterful grasp of the realities of the conflict.Professor John Erickson, author of The Road to StalingradWhen Germanys leading tank ace meets the Steppe Fox its a fight to the death. Faced with overwhelming odds Kampfgruppe von Schroif needs a better tank and fast; but the new Tiger tank is still on the drawing board and von Schroif must overcome bureaucracy, espionage and ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Tiger in Combat

    by Bob Carruthers

    The Tiger I is the most famous tank in history. In the right hands it enjoyed spectacular successes, but the Tiger I was also plagued by an array of technical and design flaws which made it a death trap for novice and unwary crews. This unique overview draws on a wide variety of primary accounts of the Tiger I in action from both the Allied and the German perspective. Rare photographs, technical ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Quest For The Lost Roman Legions Discovering The Varus Battlefield

    Discovering the Varus Battlefield

    by Clunn Tony

    In 9 A.D. the 17th 18th & 19th Roman legions and their auxiliary troops under command of Publius Quinctilius Varus vanished in the boggy wilds of Germania. They died singly and by the hundreds over several days in a carefully planned ambush led by Arminius-a Roman-trained German warrior determined to stop Rome's advance east beyond the Rhine River. By the time it was over some 25 000 men women and ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Maralinga

    The chilling expose of our secret nuclear shame and betrayal of our troops and country

    by Frank Walker

    'The story reaches out and grabs you by the throat' - Dr Clare Wright, historian and author of The Forgotten Rebels of EurekaThe facts are shocking. The treachery is chilling. The fallout ongoing.This edition contains a new author note with shocking new material that has come to light as a result of the groundbreaking original publication.Investigative journalist Frank Walker's ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Luftwaffe Compat Repots

    by Bob Carruthers

    These detailed accounts of Luftwaffe combat operations are taken from the extensive series of interviews conducted with higher echelons of the German Fighter Force by the USAAF very shortly after the end of the Second World War.The new generation of German fighters such as the Me.262 was at the forefront of the agenda and the USAAF were particularly keen to learn as much as they could about these ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • U.S.Navy Seawolves

    The Elite HAL-3 Helicopter Squadron in Vietnam

    by Daniel E. Kelly

    There were no dry runs for Seawolves in Vietnam.They put their lives on the line—every time.In the Viet Cong-infested Mekong Delta, where small SEAL teams were alwaysoutgunned and outnumbered, discovery brought swift, deadly consequences— and a radio call for backup from the United States Navy’s very best: the Seawolves. The whir of approaching rotor blades signaled their arrival as they tore ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Enigma

    The Battle For The Code

    by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

    Breaking the German Enigma codes was not only about brilliant mathematicians and professors at Bletchley Park. There is another aspect of the story which it is only now possible to tell. It takes in the exploits of spies, naval officers and ordinary British seamen who risked, and in some cases lost, their lives snatching the vital Enigma codebooks from under the noses of Nazi officials and from ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Sniper in the Arizona

    2nd Battalion, 5th Marines in the Arizona Territory, 1967

    by John Culbertson

    "Morning was always a welcome sight to us. It meant two things. The first was that we were still alive. . . ."In 1967, death was the constant companion of the Marines of Hotel Company, 2/5, as they patrolled the paddy dikes, mud, and mountains of the Arizona Territory southwest of Da Nang. But John Culbertson and most of the rest of Hotel Company were the same lean, fighting Marines who had ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Sniping in France

    With Notes on the Scientific Training of Scouts, Observers, and Snipers

    by H. Hesketh-Prichard

      Major Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard was an explorer and adventurer who revolutionized the training of British Army snipers during the First World War. In this richly-detailed book, he explains his constant efforts to improve sniping standards, which finally resulted in the First Army School of Scouting, Observation and Sniping. Drawing on his experience as a big-game hunter and marksman, he ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Panzers at War 1943-1945

    by Bob Carruthers

    Dont fight a battle if you dont gain anything by winning.General Erwin RommelA fascinating account of a deadly combination: the supreme German weapon of war in the hands of the finest military tacticians of last century.Illustrated throughout with full coverage of all the German tanks, tank battles and campaigns in the period 1943-1945, from Kursk to the last battles in the east, along with ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The World's Great Tanks: From 1916 to the Present Day

    by Ford and 1 more

    The World's Great Tanks examines the best tanks to have ever entered combat - from the earliest British Mark IVs and Vs to classic World War II tanks such as the Russian T-34, the American Sherman, and the German Tiger and Panther tanks to the more modern tanks, such as the Abrams, T-72, Challenger and Leopard. The book details the development of these key vehicles and significant breakthroughs ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Countdown to Zero Day

    Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

    by Kim Zetter

    Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.In January 2010, inspectors with the International Atomic Energy Agency noticed that centrifuges at an Iranian uranium enrichment plant ... Read more

    $22.21 AUD

  • The Waffen SS In The West

    by Bob Carruthers

    This photographic journal was originally published in the spring of 1941. It was edited by and carried a forward by Hauptsturmführer Gunter d'Alquen, commander of the SS Propaganda Kompanie and editor of the official SS paper, Das Schwarze Korps.Many of the pictures taken in this book feature the men of Waffen SS Standarte "Germania". In 1940 the men who bore the word Germania on their cuff bands ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • A History of Weapons

    Crossbows and Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up

    by John O'Bryan

    One day a prehistoric guy picked up a rock and threw it at something. And the history of weapons began. Comedy writer and weapon nerd John O'Bryan relays the freaky highlights of man's centuries-old obsession with weaponry. He hilariously explains the mace, the morning star, and the man catcher, while conveying factual information about each weapon: its history, uses, and badass potential. Looking ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • American Gun

    A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms

    by Chris Kyle and 1 more

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING FOLLOW-UP TO AMERICAN SNIPERJoin Chris Kyle on a journedy to discover “how 10 firearms changed United States history” (New York Times Book Review)Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America—from the Revolution to the present ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Doomsday Machine

    Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

    by Daniel Ellsberg

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-FictionFrom the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, the first insider exposé of the awful dangers of America's hidden, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that is chillingly still extantAt the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also took with ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Sturmgeschutze - Armoured Assult Guns

    by Bob Carruthers

    The Sturmgeschütz rumbling forward into action is one of the iconic images of World War II. As mobile assault guns, the StuGs were essentially designed as infantry support weapons, but they also proved themselves as highly effective tank destroyers. Written by Emmy Award winning author Bob Carruthers this fascinating study encompasses the design, development and combat history of the StuG III and ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Enola Gay

    Mission to Hiroshima

    by Gordon Thomas and 1 more

    From theNew York Times**–**bestselling coauthors: A “fascinating . . . unrivaled” history of the B-29 and its fateful mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (The New York Times Book Review).Painstakingly researched, the story behind the decision to send the Enola Gay to bomb Hiroshima is told through firsthand sources. From diplomatic moves behind the scenes to Japa... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD