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Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944

Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Newell, Reg

  • OUR PRICE $121.50

In late January 1944 a force of New Zealand soldiers and Allied specialists undertook a daring, behind the lines reconnaissance of the Japanese-held Green Islands of Papua New Guinea. The Japanese contested the invasion with air power and inflicted heavy damage on the American cr ...

ISBN 9780786478385
Published 30 July 2017 by McFarland & Co Inc
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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History
  

The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History (Hardback)

By Dean, Josh

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An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War a mix between The Hunt for Red October and Argo about how the CIA, the U.S. Navy, and a crazy billionaire spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal the nuclear-armed Soviet submarin ...

ISBN 9781101984437
Release Date 5 September 2017 by Dutton Books
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Weary

Weary (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Ebury, Sue

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This new, illustrated biography of Weary includes more than 150 images as well as never-before-published material about his betrayal to his captors. Weary was the quintessential Australian all-rounder - brilliant student, outstanding sportsman and irrepressible larrikin who dedic ...

ISBN 9780522857528
Published 1 November 2010 by Melbourne University Press
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Challenge For The Pacific
  

Challenge For The Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leckie, Robert

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From the World War II veteran and New York Times -bestselling author of Helmet for My Pillow, whose experiences were featured in the HBO miniseries The Pacific, comes this vivid narrative of the astonishing six-month campaign for Guadalcanal.

ISBN 9780553386912
Published 1 February 2011 by Random House
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The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail
 

The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kienzle, Robyn

If one person made the Kokoda Track that man was Bert Kienzle. Part Samoan and German/English, born in Fiji and raised in Germany and Australia, he was managing a rubber plantation and gold mine in Papua New Guinea at the outbreak of WWII.

ISBN 9780733627637
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262
Published 27 October 2014 by Hachette
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Series Hachette Military Collection
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HMS Gloucester

HMS Gloucester (Paperback)

By Otter, Ken

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The book looks at the ship's history and operation successes from her launching to her final demise.

ISBN 9781526702111
Published 1 August 2017 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier duel in the South Pacific
  

Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...

ISBN 9781849086059
Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Campaign
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Pacific Star: 3NZ Division in the South Pacific in World War II
 

Pacific Star: 3NZ Division in the South Pacific in World War II (Hardback)

By Newell, Reg

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Pacific Star is the story of the lives. battles and tribulations of the heroic soldiers of 3NZ Division jungle war against the ruthless Japanese enemy in the Pacific. It covers their actions and service in Fiji and New Caledonia, and all the major battles fought in the Solomons: ...

ISBN 9781927187838
Published 1 October 2015 by Exisle Publishing
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The Pitcairners
  

The Pitcairners (Paperback, 2007 reprint)

By Nicolson, Robert

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This is a history of the people of Pitcairn Island over the last two hundred years. The first inhabitants were a group Tahitian and English men and women who found safe haven on the island after the Bounty mutiny. This account tells of the "racism and greed" that dominated their ...

ISBN 9780908597284
Published 31 January 1997 by PASIFIKA PRESS
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Series Pasifika Library
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The Island (1944): A History of the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal
 

The Island (1944): A History of the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Laing Merillat, Herbert

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In August 1942, U.S. Marines landed on the island of Guadalcanal in the South Pacific and defeated Japanese forces for the first time, turning the tide of World War II against Japan. Written by a historian who fought alongside his fellow marines for the entire four-month campaign ...

ISBN 9781594161131
Published 18 November 2010 by Westholme Publishing, U.S.
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Series America Reads
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