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An Anatomy of Skyjacking, Clyne, Peter
81 Clyne, Peter An Anatomy of Skyjacking
London Abelard-Schuman 1973 0200721046 / 9780200721042 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ has a closed tear to top of rear panel and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Four small numbers neatly inked to the top corner of the front free end paper. 200 pages The author, a well known authority in the field of international law and criminology, puts the case for treating the prevention, investigation, trial and punishment of air crime as a world problem, and one that must be resolved at an international level. ID253265 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Australians At War, Cochrane, Peter
82 Cochrane, Peter Australians At War
Sydney ABC Books April2001 0733309178 / 9780733309175 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket. Excellent condition. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Colour and black & white illustrations. 272 pages This book charts the course of Australia's involvement in the major conflicts of the 20th century bringing to life many momentous events through hundreds of photographs, maps, posters etc. ID291580 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Bali to Baghdad and Beyond (Inscribed and signed by author), Cocks, Rodney
83 Cocks, Rodney Bali to Baghdad and Beyond (Inscribed and signed by author)
Camberwell, Victoria Viking/Penguin 2005 0670042668 / 9780670042661 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour photographs. Inscribed & signed by the author on the title page xxiii, 291 pages A remarkable first-hand account of life at the UN front lines and in recent post-conflict hotspots The author was a UN Military Observer in East Timor and a member of the de-mining team in Iraq following the fall of Saddam. ID271778 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Past is a Foreign Country. Scenes From A Life, Collier, Richard
84 Collier, Richard The Past is a Foreign Country. Scenes From A Life
London Allison & Busby 1996 0850319595 / 9780850319590 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 280 pages The author recalls his meetings with those who shaped the events he has covered in his many military history books. The author had been a spy, war correspondent, served in the RAF, and authored many military history titles. ID292228 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Abduction of General Dozier and the Downfall of the Red Brigades, Collin, Richard Oliver & Freedman, Gordon L.
85 Collin, Richard Oliver & Freedman, Gordon L. The Abduction of General Dozier and the Downfall of the Red Brigades
New York Dutton 1990 0525248803 / 9780525248804 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 239pages. A spellbinding recreation of the drama as it unfolded from the points of view of those involved. ID12518 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Decisive Battles: Over 20 key naval and military encounters from 480 BC to 1943, Colvin, John
86 Colvin, John Decisive Battles: Over 20 key naval and military encounters from 480 BC to 1943
London Headline 2003 0755310705 / 9780755310708 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Numbers neatly inked to top corner of front free endpaper. 332 pages ID217689 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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History of the Australian Army Pay Corps in Victoria, Condon, Brian Lt Col RFD ED
87 Condon, Brian Lt Col RFD ED History of the Australian Army Pay Corps in Victoria
McCrae Slouch Hat Publications 2007 0975835394 / 9780975835395 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine copy in a very good dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 289 pages This book records the history of the Pay Corps [in Victoria] from its beginnings in the colonial period, through the Boer War, World War 1, the Second World War, the Korean War, Malaya, Borneo and Vietnam conflicts up to current times. It is a complete record including both Regular and Reserve force details as well as both military and civilian activities. ID232223 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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88 Connell, John Wavell - Scholar and Soldier
London William Collins 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 573pages ID1762 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Conducting Counterinsurgency.  Reconstruction Task Force 4 in Afghanistan, Connery, David; Cran, David & Evered, David
89 Connery, David; Cran, David & Evered, David Conducting Counterinsurgency. Reconstruction Task Force 4 in Afghanistan
Canberra Army History Unit 2012 1921941774 / 9781921941771 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. Review Copy - stamp/label to prelim pages. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 159 pages Reconstruction Task Force 4 [RTF4] deployed to Uruzgan Province in central Afghanistan in 2008 as part of Operation Slipper - Australia's contribution to Afghanistan. Their mission was to help bring stability and security to the Afghan people through projects [mostly construction tasks] that supported good governance and stable communities. ID286431 
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Give Me Back My Dear Old Cobbers.  The story of the 58th and 59th Australian Infantry Battalions 1913-1942, Corfield, Robin
90 Corfield, Robin Give Me Back My Dear Old Cobbers. The story of the 58th and 59th Australian Infantry Battalions 1913-1942
Lara, Victoria Corfield and Company 2008 1876586222 / 9781876586225 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Colour frontis. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Roll of Honour for both 58th & 59th Battalions. Nominal Rolls for both 58th & 59th Battalions. Honours & Awards for both Battalions. 496 pages Follows the 58th & 59th Battalions from formation, through Western Front of World War 1 [this is the majority of the book] and the 58th/59th 1942-2008. ID287335 
Price: 90.00 AUD
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Widows, Corson, William R.; Trento, Susan B.; & Trento, Joseph J.
91 Corson, William R.; Trento, Susan B.; & Trento, Joseph J. Widows
London Macdonald 1989 0356178838 / 9780356178837 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 575 pages Four American Spies, the Wives They Left Behind and the KGB's Crippling of Western Intelligence ID120188 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Defenders A History of the British Volunteer, Cousins, Geoffrey
92 Cousins, Geoffrey The Defenders A History of the British Volunteer
London Frederick Muller Ltd. 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. An excellent copy. 223 pages This book looks at part-time [military] efforts in Britain from the Anglo-Saxon Fyrd to the organisations of the twentieth century. It is a survey of British history as it has affected the ordinary patriotic man who has done his bit for "king and country". ID252960 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The War Scientists.  The brains behind military technologies of destruction and defence, Craughwell, Thomas J.
93 Craughwell, Thomas J. The War Scientists. The brains behind military technologies of destruction and defence
Sydney Pier 9 2010 1741963850 / 9781741963854 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 303 pages ID261749 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Across the Reef. The Amphibious Tracked Vehicle at War, Croizat, Victor J.
94 Croizat, Victor J. Across the Reef. The Amphibious Tracked Vehicle at War
London Blandford Press 1989 0713718943 / 9780713718942 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 256 pages During the Second World War, the need for an amphibious vehicle was identified as early as 1940 by the US Marines and this led to the development of the amphibian tractors [amtracs] first used in the Pacific Islands in the battles against the Japanese. They were later to be used in the Korean and Vietnam wars. ID200966 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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THE WAR CHRONICLES  2 volume set, Cummins, Joseph
95 Cummins, Joseph THE WAR CHRONICLES 2 volume set
Crows Nest, NSW Allen & Unwin 2008 &2009 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. Volume 1 - From Chariots to Flintlocks. New Perspectives on the two thousand years of blodshed that shaped the modern world. Volume 2 - From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of all the Major Modern Conflicts 399, 431 pages Volume 1 - From Chariots to Flintlocks. New Perspectives on the two thousand years of bloodshed that shaped the modern world. Volume 2 - From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of all the Major Modern Conflicts ID247133 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Blood, Sweat and Steel.  Frontline accounts from the Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq, Darman, Peter
96 Darman, Peter Blood, Sweat and Steel. Frontline accounts from the Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq
London New Holland 2010 1847735134 / 9781847735133 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 256 pages Includes personal accounts of soldiers and background to the major campaigns. ID295879 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Chaco War 1932-35. South America's Greatest Modern Conflict [Men-at-Arms 474], de Quesada, A. [with P. Jowett] & Bujeiro, R. [Illustrations]
97 de Quesada, A. [with P. Jowett] & Bujeiro, R. [Illustrations] The Chaco War 1932-35. South America's Greatest Modern Conflict [Men-at-Arms 474]
Oxford Osprey Publishing 2011 1849084165 / 9781849084161 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs as well as full Colour art work by R.Bujeiro. 48 pages Men-at- Arms 474. With rare photographs and detailed uniform colour plates, this book describes the events of the war and the forces and equioment of both sides. ID275364 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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98 Deacon, Richard A History of the Russian Secret Service
London Grafton 1987 0586072071 / 9780586072073 Reprint Edition Paperback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 416 pages ID262437 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Spy!, Deacon, Richard with Nigel West
99 Deacon, Richard with Nigel West Spy!
London BBC Books 1980 0563177292 / 9780563177296 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Six stories of modern espionage. 190pages Additional research by Bernard Adamczewski and Linda McCarthy. Contents: Sorge The Tokyo Ring; The Venlo Incident; Cynthia; Double-Cross Camp 020; Stashinsky The Murder Machine; John Vassall. ID93471 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Sutras of Abu Ghraib, Delgado, Aidan
100 Delgado, Aidan The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
Boston Beacon Press 2007 0807072702 / 9780807072707 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Pencil annotations to rear free endpaper. 228 pages The Sutras of Abu Ghraib traces a young man's transformation from naive soldier to conscientious objector, a journey that leads him to question everything he once believed about war and justice. ID287430 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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