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Iraq War (2003-)
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Heavy Metal: A Tank Company's Battle to Baghdad

Jason Conroy

A no-holds-barred account from the tip of the Army??'s... (read more)

Gulf Wars
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Hope Unseen: The Story of the U.S. Army's First Blind Active-Duty Officer

Scotty Smiley

A nervous glance from a man in a parked car. Muted instincts from a soldier on patrol. Violent destruction followed by total darkness. Two weeks later, Scotty Smiley woke up in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, helpless . . . and blind. andlt;BRandgt... (read more)

British Aviation
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Air Vanguard #06: Hawker Hurricane MK I-V

Martyn Chorlton

The Hurricane may not have been the prettiest or, the best performing aircraft, but it will always be seen as the aircraft we needed at the time, and thankfully, in high numbers. Its design had incorporated older, tried and tested technologies, but also... (read more)

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Osprey Modelling Manuals #43: Modelling Armoured Vehicles

G. Edmundson

A central resource to all armor modelers from the complete beginner to the more experienced modeler, this book details all the steps involved in creating a realistic and attractive model armored vehicle. Gary Edmundson and his colleagues take the reader... (read more)

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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-18 (Shire General)

Peter Doyle

A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us... (read more)

British Military
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The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

Jennet Conant

When Roald Dahl, a dashing young wounded RAF pilot, took up his post at the British Embassy in Washington in 1942, his assignment was to use his good looks, wit, and considerable charm to gain access to the most powerful figures in American political... (read more)

Early Modern
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Warfare in the Eighteenth Century

Jeremy Black

It was the century of American independence, of warfare between France and Prussia, of invading Mongols in Tibet. The most successful power anywhere was China; the largest land battles took place in India. All around the globe, using weaponry from... (read more)

Guides and Manuals
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Hawke's Green Beret Survival Manual: Essential Strategies For: Shelter and Water, Food and Fire, Tools and Medicine, Navigation and Signaling, Surviva

Mykel Hawke

The perfect home-reference book for both seasoned outdoorsman and average citizens to learn comprehensive outdoor survival techniques. Includes illustrated instruction on shelter and water, food and fire, tools and medicine, navigation and signaling, and... (read more)

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