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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
Release Date 30 October 2017 by McFarland & Co Inc
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For Queen and Company: Vignettes of the Irish Soldier in the Indian Mutiny
 

For Queen and Company: Vignettes of the Irish Soldier in the Indian Mutiny (Paperback)

By Truesdale, David; Young, John

  • OUR PRICE $64.50

The story of those Irishmen who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in The Indian Mutiny, and some other equally interesting characters.

ISBN 9781911512790
Published 19 October 2017 by Helion & Company
Interest Age General Audience
Series Warfare in the Age of Victoria
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B-29 Superfortress vs Ki-44 'Tojo': Pacific Theater 1944-45
 

B-29 Superfortress vs Ki-44 'Tojo': Pacific Theater 1944-45 (Paperback)

By Nijboer, Donald; Illustrated by Laurier, Jim; Hector, Gareth

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By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 'Tojo'. Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action ag ...

ISBN 9781472818867
Release Date 1 November 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Duel
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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
Interest Age 14+ years
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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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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
Interest Age 14+ years
Series Campaign
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H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the last Royal Navy Gunroom at sea

H-Bombs and Hula Girls: Operation Grapple 1957 and the last Royal Navy Gunroom at sea (Paperback)

By Johnson, Michael

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The first book to deal with Grapple and Warrior's journey home around South America and the Falklands. 2017 sees the 60th anniversary of Operation Grapple and the first successful test of a British nuclear weapon

ISBN 9781910500682
Published 15 August 2017 by Unicorn Publishing Group
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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
Interest Age 19+ years
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 19 April 2010 by Westholme Publishing, U.S.
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Series America Reads
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