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Constance Markievicz - Little Library 3 (Hardcover): John Burke, Kathi Burke Constance Markievicz - Little Library 3 (Hardcover)
John Burke, Kathi Burke
R264 R223 Discovery Miles 2 230 Save R41 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The third book in the Little Library series. When your collection is complete, you'll have a little library - and big knowledge! Discover the REVOLUTIONARY that was CONSTANCE MARKIEVICZ! Constance Markievicz grew up in Co. Sligo in the late 1800s with a dream: she wanted Ireland to become free and the people to be treated fairly. She spent her life working to make these things happen. With rebellion in the air, she was asked for advice on how a lady should dress. Her answer? 'Dress suitably in short skirts and strong boots, leave your jewels in the bank and buy a revolver.' And the Easter Rising began ...

DKfindout! World War II (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Dk DKfindout! World War II (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Dk 1
R181 R157 Discovery Miles 1 570 Save R24 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. Become an expert on the Second World War with DKfindout! World War II, packed with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! From the causes of the conflict to the most important battles, discover key World War 2 facts and hear from people who lived through it. DKfindout! World War II looks at all aspects of the Second World War, including the Normandy landings and propaganda posters and is a must have for any budding historian. DKfindout! World War II will surprise and delight young readers aged 6 to 9.

Explore! A Kid's Guide to IWM London (Paperback): J.O Foster Explore! A Kid's Guide to IWM London (Paperback)
J.O Foster
R115 R96 Discovery Miles 960 Save R19 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore! A Kid's Guide to IWM London is packed full of fun facts and activities to keep families engaged and entertained both during and after a visit. The guidebook picks out some of the most family friendly content to see in each gallery, as well as not-to-be-missed highlights and includes tips for adults on how to talk to children about war and questions to prompt conversations among families.Content is particularly suitable for 7-11 year olds, but a wide age range will enjoy many of the activities which include colouring, quizzes, word searches and a page of stickers, as well as comic strips depicting real stories.

World War 2 (Paperback): Stephanie Bearce World War 2 (Paperback)
Stephanie Bearce
R211 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R14 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Spy school, poison pens, exploding muffins, and Night Witches were all a part of World War II, but you won't learn that in your history books! Crack open secret files and read about the mysterious Ghost Army, rat bombs, and doodle bugs. Discover famous spies like the White Mouse, super-agent Garbo, and baseball player and spy, Moe Berg. Then build your own secret agent kit and create a spy code. It's all part of the true stories from the Top Secret Files of History. Take a look if you dare, but be careful! Some secrets are meant to stay hidden...

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales - Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood: A World War I Tale (Hardcover, Bound for Schools &... Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales - Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood: A World War I Tale (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)
Nathan Hale
R592 R470 Discovery Miles 4 700 Save R122 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
How Can a Pigeon Be a War Hero? And Other Very Important Questions and Answers About the First World War - Published in... How Can a Pigeon Be a War Hero? And Other Very Important Questions and Answers About the First World War - Published in Association with Imperial War Museums (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)
Tracey Turner 1
R167 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R35 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Why did the First World War start? Who was fighting who? Did soldiers still fight with swords? Had aeroplanes been invented yet? What was it like to be inside the first tank sent to war? How could a shaving brush help you escape being captured? Did animals fight in the war? How can a pigeon be a war hero? What was the Women's Land Army? Why did it go on so long? How did it end? Find out the answers to these and lots of other exciting questions in How Can a Pigeon Be a War Hero? And Other Very Important Questions and Answers About the First World War. Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, Tracey Turner's brilliantly informative book will tell you everything you ever needed to know about World War I.

Civil War: Reconstruction (Paperback): Olivia Ghafoerkhan Civil War: Reconstruction (Paperback)
Olivia Ghafoerkhan
R236 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R43 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This title focuses on the goals, changes, and political conflicts of the Reconstruction era, especially the advances and setbacks related to civil rights. Critical thinking questions and two "Voices from the Past" special features help readers understand and analyze the various views people held at the time.

Vampires vs. Werewolves (Paperback): Virginia Loh-Hagan Vampires vs. Werewolves (Paperback)
Virginia Loh-Hagan
R320 R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Save R64 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Us Coast Guard (Hardcover): Donna B McKinney Us Coast Guard (Hardcover)
Donna B McKinney
R846 R654 Discovery Miles 6 540 Save R192 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
US Marine Corps (Hardcover): Gail Radley US Marine Corps (Hardcover)
Gail Radley
R844 R652 Discovery Miles 6 520 Save R192 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
US Navy (Hardcover): Carla Mooney US Navy (Hardcover)
Carla Mooney
R846 R654 Discovery Miles 6 540 Save R192 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Us Special Operations Forces (Hardcover): Marcia Amidon L usted Us Special Operations Forces (Hardcover)
Marcia Amidon L usted
R844 R652 Discovery Miles 6 520 Save R192 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
World War I (Paperback, Unabridged edition): Sir Tony Robinson World War I (Paperback, Unabridged edition)
Sir Tony Robinson 1
R168 R133 Discovery Miles 1 330 Save R35 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This paperback edition includes a link to download a free audio version of the book read by Sir Tony Robinson. In Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders World War I Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about World War I. It's history, but not as we know it! Find out everything you ever needed to know about World War I in this brilliant action-packed, fact-filled book, including: - How to build a trench - Why dogs were such good messengers - How plastic surgery was invented - Why you needed a gas mask What are you waiting for? Let's get going . . . For more World War history facts in this fun series, discover World War II.

How To Draw Tanks (Paperback, Uk Ed.): Mark Bergin How To Draw Tanks (Paperback, Uk Ed.)
Mark Bergin 1
R199 R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Save R33 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing tanks including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition. With its clear step-by-step labelled drawings, this is an essential book for any budding artist who would like to master the art of drawing a variety of military vehicles, including tanks and trucks.

Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code - A Navajo Code Talker's Story (Hardcover): Joseph Bruchac Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code - A Navajo Code Talker's Story (Hardcover)
Joseph Bruchac; Illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes
R403 R329 Discovery Miles 3 290 Save R74 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Ultimate Military Machines: Helicopters (Paperback): Tim Cooke Ultimate Military Machines: Helicopters (Paperback)
Tim Cooke
R248 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R32 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Helicopters can deliver soldiers or supplies where no other transportation can. This makes them key on remote battlefields. Choppers carry special forces into warzones, perform search and rescue, and carry out reconnaissance. They also pack a punch: Helicopter gunships carry a fearsome load of guns, bombs and missiles.

Find out about leading helicopters from around the world - including their technical specifications.

Learn about the history of military helicopters - from their first use, through incredible developments in technology, right up to the latest, cleverset machines around today.

Ultimate Military Machines delves into the incredible world of fighting machines and takes an upclose look at the latest technology used by the army, navy and air forces today. Each title takes an indepth look at one type of military vehicle - from its first use in warfare up to recent conflicts.

Ultimate Military Machines: Bombers (Paperback): Tim Cooke Ultimate Military Machines: Bombers (Paperback)
Tim Cooke
R248 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R32 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bombers strike without warning from high above the clouds. Some can fly long distances, carrying huge quantities of bombs. Others use smart missiles to strike targets on the ground. Either way, bombers and their deadly weapons are hard to stop once they are in the air! This book introduces teh world's greatest strike aircraft.

Find out about leading bombers from around the world - including their technical specifications.

Learn about the history of military strike aircraft - from their first use, through incredible developments in technology, right up to the most clever machines around today.

Ultimate Military Machines delves into the incredible world of fighting machines and takes an upclose look at the latest technology used by the army, navy and air forces today. Each title takes an indepth look at one type of military vehicle - from its first use in warfare up to recent conflicts.

Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft (Paperback): Tim Cooke Ultimate Military Machines: Fighter Aircraft (Paperback)
Tim Cooke
R248 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R32 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore everything there is to know about the quickest of all military machines, the fighter jet.

When it comes to aerial fighting, split seconds make the difference between life and death. This book follows the history of fighters from duelling pilots above the trenches of World War I to modern stealth aircrafts that enter enemy territory at speeds faster than the speed of sound.

The Ultimate Military Machines series gives an up-close look at the most powerful weapons and fighting vehicles in the world and explains what makes them so lethal.

Voices of World War I (Paperback): Ann Heinrichs Voices of World War I (Paperback)
Ann Heinrichs
R198 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R12 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Gripping real-life accounts bring the voices of war into absorbing context. From boarding a navy ship at age 13 to sneaking into an enemy camp to kidnap a general or battling snakes and bombs to help patients in the Philippines, these dramatic personal narratives shape important perspectives of war. It features: Primary Sources; Bibliography; Fact Boxes; On-Page Definitions of Glossary Terms; Full Color; Table of Contents; Glossary; Index; Read More Resources; and, Safe Web Sites.

Ladybird Histories: Second World War (Paperback): Ladybird Histories: Second World War (Paperback)
1
R230 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R41 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This Ladybird Histories Book is perfect for children learning about the Second World War at school. It looks at the countries that took part, where key battles and campaigns took place and the impact the war had on ordinary people around the world. Packed full of interesting and entertaining details that will delight all readers - from lifestyles, battles, and important characters, to the influence that events in history have played on the world around us today. Everything you need to know about the Second World War for school homework!

The Lady Is a Spy - Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Hardcover): Don Mitchell The Lady Is a Spy - Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Hardcover)
Don Mitchell 1
R510 R349 Discovery Miles 3 490 Save R161 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Great Battles for Boys - Ancients to Middle Ages (Paperback): Joe Giorello Great Battles for Boys - Ancients to Middle Ages (Paperback)
Joe Giorello
R278 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R39 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Fighting Forces of the Second World War: At Sea (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition): John Miles The Fighting Forces of the Second World War: At Sea (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition)
John Miles
R369 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R50 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How did the forces that fought at sea affect the outcome of the Second World War? This book explores the ships and submarines that slugged it out to rule the seas during the Second World War, from stealthy U-boats to mighty battleships. Along the way, readers will discover the key battles, tactics and weapons that helped the Allies to victory.

The Fighting Forces of the Second World War is a must-read for all young military buffs, who enjoy poring over the tactics, uniforms, weapons, special equipment and much more of the heroic fighting forces who waged the Second World War. Key battles and notable events, told chronologically, provide a useful solid historical structure and offer key learning, while the single-topic approach allows easy comparison between the different sides

A great series for readers aged 11 and up.

The Fighting Forces of the Second World War: The Home Front (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition): John C. Miles The Fighting Forces of the Second World War: The Home Front (Hardcover, Illustrated Edition)
John C. Miles
R369 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R49 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How did the forces that fought on the home front affect the outcome of the Second World War? This book explores the role of civilians during the Second World War, from the local heroes of the resistance movements to the factory workers, Home Guard and firefighters who offered vital support to national war efforts. Along the way, readers will discover the key battles, tactics and weapons that helped the Allies to victory.

The Fighting Forces of the Second World War is a must-read for all young military buffs, who enjoy poring over the tactics, uniforms, weapons, special equipment and much more of the heroic fighting forces who waged the Second World War. Key battles and notable events, told chronologically, provide a useful solid historical structure and offer key learning, while the single-topic approach allows easy comparison between the different sides.

A great series for readers aged 11 and up.

Inside Delta Force (Paperback, Revised): Eric L Haney Inside Delta Force (Paperback, Revised)
Eric L Haney
R238 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R44 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

They are the Army's most elite top-secret strike force. But you won't hear about their heroics on the news, no headlines about them can appear in the papers, and no one--not even their families--can know who they are. First Special Forces Operational Detachment-D--Delta Force, America's supersecret counterterrorist unit. On paper they do not exist, but without them, our lives wouldn't be the same.
In this exclusive behind-the-scenes account, founding member Eric L. Haney, Command Sergeant Major, USA (ret.), takes you into the grueling selection and training process of Delta Force. From learning how to open a padlock with a soda can to rescuing a hijacked airplane, these men are masters of espionage and warfare. They are the anonymous heroes who protect us every day from threats we'll never know existed.

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