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Special & elite forces

Paperback. Written by retired Navy Captain, this book chronicles the history and development of the Marine Special Operations Command and how they find, recruit, and train their special operators. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JWH; JWT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 25. Weight in Grams: 363.
Publisher
Penguin USA United States
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780425268605
ISBN
9780425268605

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Paperback. In this work, Mike Curtis, describes his gruelling experiences in the Falklands and his SAS operations - the first in Iraq where he spent several weeks behind enemy lines; and the second in Bosnia where he worked closely with all factions and led a protection team for visiting heads of state. Num Pages: 544 pages, 16pp colour & b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DVWYB; 1FBQ; 1MTASF; BGA; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 107 x 31. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552144650
ISBN
9780552144650

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Hardcover. Num Pages: 296 pages, 38 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Stackpole Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811715850
ISBN
9780811715850

€ 26.99
€ 24.01

Hardcover. The top-secret agreement between Britain and the Soviet Union whereby the British Special Operations Executive, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force arranged the transport of 34 Soviet agents from Archangel and Murmansk to be infiltrated into France, Holland, Italy, Austria and Germany. Num Pages: 320 pages, 20 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKESD; 3JJH; HBWQ; JPSH; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 522.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781550021
ISBN
9781781550021

€ 27.99
€ 27.31

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 136 x 51. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
William Morrow Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062267566
ISBN
9780062267566

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. With all the SEALs' recent successes, we have been getting a level of attention we are not used to. It's been flattering but something important has been missing from the discussion. This book offers an insight into the extreme bravery, borderline lunacy, and touching camaraderie of this elite brotherhood. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552169868
ISBN
9780552169868

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Hardcover. First biography of a sniper awarded The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross Num Pages: 192 pages, 16pp plates. BIC Classification: HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Greenhill Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784382162
ISBN
9781784382162

€ 24.99
€ 18.76

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Hook, Adam. Series: Elite. Num Pages: 64 pages, Will illustrate a wide range of uniforms, specialist weapons and personal equipment, and r. BIC Classification: HBW; JW; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184. .
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472825278
ISBN
9781472825278

€ 13.99
€ 11.89

Hardcover. This is the astonishing tale of two episodes in the life of Colonel J P Cross, jungle fighter and linguist extraordinaire. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp plates. BIC Classification: BM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Greenhill Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784382209
ISBN
9781784382209

€ 24.99
€ 18.76

Paperback. Geordie Doran ranks as one of the most remarkable fighting soldiers of the twentieth century. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: HBLW; HBW; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 146 x 23. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752460536
ISBN
9780752460536

€ 15.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. At 16, Mark Time wants to become either a geologist or a Royal Marine. He chooses the career that teaches him how to kill.. and shit in plastic bags. Often hilarious and yet shockingly sobering, Going Commando is the true story of a boy who joins the world's most elite military unit with only his incompetence equalling his will to succeed. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BM; JWH; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784186449
ISBN
9781784186449

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Hardcover. This is the story of the Handschar, a Muslim combat formation created by the Germans to restore order in Bosnia. What actually transpired was quite different. Num Pages: 380 pages, over 250 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DFG; HBJD; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 163 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1146. Waffen SS Handschar Division 1943-1945. 380 pages, 250 b&w photographs. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DFG; HBJD; HBWQ; JWH. Dimension: 237 x 163 x 31. Weight: 1144.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764301346
ISBN
9780764301346

€ 49.99
€ 42.02

Hardcover. Num Pages: 232 pages, 23 black & white illustrations, 16 black & white plates. BIC Classification: BGHA; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 31. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Naval Inst Pr
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750964371
ISBN
9780750964371

€ 16.67

Paperback. Presents an account of Andy McNab, from the day he was found in a carrier bag on the steps of Guy's Hospital to the day he went to fight in the Gulf War. Recounting his activities in the Special Forces unit, McNab offers an insight into the world of surveillance and intelligence gathering, counter-terrorism and hostage rescue. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 32. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552153584
ISBN
9780552153584

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. The spearhead of Japan's assault landing operations both in China pre-Pearl Harbor, and in US and British territory post-Pearl Harbor, was provided by the Special Naval Landing Forces. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the elite force, covering weapons and equipment as well as uniform and insignia. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 184 x 5. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846031007
ISBN
9781846031007

€ 15.99
€ 14.52

Paperback. The explosive sequel to the bestselling PATHFINDER. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: BM; BTM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409146636
ISBN
9781409146636

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFGA; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 191 x 112 x 17. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
History Publishing Group
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
paperback / softback
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752482699
ISBN
9780752482699

€ 12.81

Hardcover. Num Pages: 384 pages, 82 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBJD1; HBWQ; JWH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 166 x 26. Weight in Grams: 670. Behind Enemy Lines in France and Burmah with the Special Operations Executive. 384 pages, 82 black & white illustrations. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: HBJD1; HBWQ; JWH. Dimension: 242 x 166 x 26. Weight: 686.
Publisher
Independent Books
Number of pages
384
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781872836850
ISBN
9781872836850

€ 24.99
€ 18.73

Paperback. Naval Frogmen tells the secret seaborne missions by commandos during the Second World War. From Europe to the Far East, frogmen took part in near suicidal missions in their mini submarines often primed with warheads or limpet mines. Risking all to defeat the German Navy, British underwater commandos crippled the mighty Tirpitz battleship. Num Pages: 144 pages, 25 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWH; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 9. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781551721
ISBN
9781781551721

€ 17.65

Paperback. Written by his son-in-law, with unique access to personal records, this is the exciting biography of Karel Kuttelwascher, a Czech who became the scourge of Luftwaffe bombers in 1942, when his destruction of fifteen aircraft while flying with the famed No. 1 Squadron made him the RAF's top night intruder ace. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BGH; BTP; HBWQ; JWG; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 343.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555910
ISBN
9781781555910

€ 19.57

Paperback. An account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from inside the US Navy Seal team who carried out the extraordinary mission to kill the terrorist mastermind. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMG; BM; HBWS4; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 28. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405911894
ISBN
9781405911894

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Hardcover. This isn't just another Afghanistan memoir but also a book about science, bombs, and what happens to the human psyche when every day you go to work might be your last. Num Pages: 416 pages, 1 x 8pp colour plates. BIC Classification: BM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781471156700
ISBN
9781471156700

€ 23.99
€ 17.98

Hardcover. Conceived as a personal army for the emperor, the elite Praetorian Guard soon took over a wide range of powers in Rome, and thus from the very beginning made a much greater impact on the city's life than just as an imperial bodyguard. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 164 x 25. Weight in Grams: 580.
Publisher
I B Tauris Academic
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845118846
ISBN
9781845118846

€ 38.99
€ 37.10

Paperback. More than half a century after his death, Lt Col Robert Blair Mayne is still regarded as one of the greatest soldiers in the history of military special operations. This title tells the life story of 'Colonel Paddy', whose exceptional physical strength and uniquely swift reflexes made him a fearsome opponent. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGH; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780575827
ISBN
9781780575827

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

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