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Paperback. Kathryn Bonella lifts the lid on Bali's narcotics underworld. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1FMNB; BTC; JKVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 197 x 27. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Quercus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782062677
ISBN
9781782062677
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.82

Paperback. A moving and harrowing story of British girl forced into marriage in Yemen. Num Pages: 288 pages, Section: 8, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1FBXY; BGA; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 210.
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751543988
ISBN
9780751543988
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 12.44

Paperback. The ill-fated Brave Two Zero mission of the Gulf War has become one of the most notorious episodes in military history. Several accounts of the story have already appeared in books, films and articles, but in this book the author now seeks to set the record straight and honour the memory of his three comrades who were killed. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; BG; BTM; HBJF1; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 228.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840189070
ISBN
9781840189070
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white halftones, maps. BIC Classification: 1HBL; 3JMG; BTM; HBJH; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Hachette Books Ireland
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
9781444743838
ISBN
9781444743838
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white halftones, maps. BIC Classification: 1HBL; 3JMG; BTM; HBJH; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 438. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Hachette Books Ireland
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0009418
ISBN
9781444743838
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Few of those called up during World War II saw front-line service. For the others, war involved training, reinforcement depots, and lots of waiting. Herman J. Obermayer earned a combat star without ever coming close to a battlefront . Nonetheless, his letters then, and his reflection on them, reveal aspects of the war and the wartime world. Series: Texas A & M University Military History S. Num Pages: 320 pages, 68 b/w photographs, index. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 31. Weight in Grams: 735.
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781585444304
ISBN
9781585444304
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 36.63

Paperback. Presents an account from soldiers who turned their back on what they viewed as an immoral and illegal mission, and who refused to sacrifice themselves and their humanity in the conflict in Iraq. This title reflects the frontline truth behind the moral conundrum that is the Iraq War. Num Pages: 239 pages. BIC Classification: BTM; HBWS5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 168. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KTG0000050
ISBN
9781844545940
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Charlie Bronson has spent decades in solitary confinement, and yet has stayed as fit as a fiddle, gaining several world strength and fitness records in the process. This book, a guide to getting fit and staying fit, reveals just how he's done it. It shows you the best way to burn those calories, tone your abs, and build your stamina. Num Pages: 262 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC; WSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 21. Weight in Grams: 218. 262 pages, illustrations. Charlie Bronson has spent decades in solitary confinement, and yet has stayed as fit as a fiddle, gaining several world strength and fitness records in the process. This book, a guide to getting fit and staying fit, reveals just how he's done it. It shows you the best way to burn those calories, tone your abs, and build your stamina. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTC; WSD. Dimension: 196 x 133 x 21. Weight: 212.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
262
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Edition
2nd Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844543090
ISBN
9781844543090
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.98

Paperback. Brings together numerous murderous tales that shocked not only the county but also made headlines throughout the country. This title includes the cases of Elizabeth and Betty Branch, a mother and daughter who beat a young servant girl to death in Hemmington in 1740; 13-year-old Betty Trump, whose throat was cut while walking home and many more. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 154 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 171 x 9. Weight in Grams: 402.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947954
ISBN
9780750947954
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BM; BT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Route Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901927627
ISBN
9781901927627
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.21

A chronicle of battle and bravery in the Civil War, as Polish officers who had lost their own country remained determined to fight for their new one, and for the ideals they had always upheld, whether freedom or independence, or whether North or South .. Num Pages: 312 pages, 16pp photos. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BTM; HBJK; HBWJ; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 236 x 29. Weight in Grams: 630.
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Casemate Books United States
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9781612003580
ISBN
9781612003580
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 28.56

Paperback. The story that became a global sensation, now sold for film, of Sophie, the amazing Australian cattle dog who fell off a yacht, was feared lost, yet swam six miles through shark-infested waters to a remote Whitsunday island where she survived for five months before being miraculously reunited with her amazed owners. Num Pages: 336 pages, One 8-page colour section, maps, B&W photos throughout. BIC Classification: BTP; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 21. Weight in Grams: 246.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444715224
ISBN
9781444715224
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.05

Hardback. Marine Lieutenant James N Sutton died on the grounds of the Naval Academy on October 13, 1907, and the Marine Corps would never be the same. This title tells the true story of an Oregon mother's crusade to save her son's soul from the stigma of suicide and confront venerated military institutions in the search for the truth. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFM; 3JJC; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 160 x 27. Weight in Grams: 644.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742548497
ISBN
9780742548497
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 28.52

mass_market. Offers a firsthand account of the exploits and accomplishments of the first African American special operations LRRP team in Vietnam, and describes their perilous missions amid the vast Viet Cong tunnel complexes of Cu Chi. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations , ports. BIC Classification: 1FMV; 1KBB; BTM; HBJF; HBWS2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 109 x 175 x 32. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Presidio Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780891418177
ISBN
9780891418177
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.94

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Tafelberg Publishers Ltd South Africa
Edition
illustrated edition
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780624040682
ISBN
9780624040682
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 19.21

Paperback. Over the centuries, South London has witnessed literally thousands of murders. Based on documents, trial and inquest transcripts, personal stories and contemporary newspaper reports, as well as visits to the crime scenes, this work is a study of cases that have shocked both capital and country. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 134 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944267
ISBN
9780750944267
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.22

Paperback. .
Publisher
Bradwell Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910551172
ISBN
9781910551172
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.28

Paperback. In 1941, before America entered World War II, determined young LeRoy Gover signed on with Britain's Royal Air Force to fly the plane of his dreams, the fast, sleek Spitfire. When America joined the fight, he transitioned to the powerful P-47 Thunderbolt. Former USAF pilot and aviation historian Philip D. Series: Warriors. Num Pages: 430 pages, 31 b&w photographs, 1 map. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BTM; HBJD; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 134 x 16. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Potomac Books Inc United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9781574888447
ISBN
9781574888447
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.97

Paperback. Contains the story of the Afghan Campaign, told in the words of the servicemen and women who have been fighting there. This book provides a chronological narrative of various events in Helmand during the British Army's time there. It presents a 360-degree picture of guerrilla warfare. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1FCA; BTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 29. Weight in Grams: 310.
Edition
01st Edition
Publisher
Corgi
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552160803
ISBN
9780552160803
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.76

Paperback. Brings together murderous tales that shocked not only the Staffordshire county but made headline news throughout the nation, including the poisonous Dr Palmer, murder on the canal, a tale of infanticide, the body in the gasometer, the chauffeur's revenge, murder on Cannock Chase and more. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947060
ISBN
9780750947060
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.22

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