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Courage Under Fire: True Stories of Bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines (Paperback): Jessica Gunderson,... Courage Under Fire: True Stories of Bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines (Paperback)
Jessica Gunderson, Adam Miller, Steven Otfinoski
R202 R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Save R12 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

For members of the U.S. military, the call to arms is a great honor and a solemn duty. Defending their country takes strength, determination, and an uncommon amount of courage. Throughout American history, members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines have faced life and death on countless battlefields. Experience for yourself the sights and sounds of war as brave men and women become extraordinary heroes when they display courage under fire.

The Last April (Paperback): Belinda Kroll The Last April (Paperback)
Belinda Kroll
R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Eyewitness to the Treaty of Versailles (Hardcover): Nick Rebman Eyewitness to the Treaty of Versailles (Hardcover)
Nick Rebman
R619 Discovery Miles 6 190 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Star-Spangled Banner (Hardcover): Peter Spier The Star-Spangled Banner (Hardcover)
Peter Spier
R360 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R64 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes illustrated lyrics; the fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words; musical notation; historical photographs; plus a reproduction of Key's original manuscript. Back in print in hardcover--redesigned, historically updated, and with a glorious new cover--Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier's magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem's turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag's significance in modern-day America.

Did Anything Good Come Out of... WWI? (Paperback): Philip Steele Did Anything Good Come Out of... WWI? (Paperback)
Philip Steele
R210 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R29 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This book looks at how and why World War I was born out of the longstanding rivalries and feuds between European nations, at home and across their overseas empires, and how the conflict sucked in imperial and colonial troops from around the world. It examines the legacy of the the war, both in terms of the bad things that came out of it, such as the rise of fascism and totalitarian rule, and the good things, including developments in medicine and plastic surgery, enhanced aeroplane technology and advances in suffrage and equality for women.

The American Civil War Explained for Kids - The English Reading Tree (Paperback): Keith Goodman The American Civil War Explained for Kids - The English Reading Tree (Paperback)
Keith Goodman
R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Civil War (Hardcover): Nancy Ohlin The Civil War (Hardcover)
Nancy Ohlin; Illustrated by Adam Larkum
R317 R293 Discovery Miles 2 930 Save R24 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb (Hardcover): Neal Bascomb Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler's Atomic Bomb (Hardcover)
Neal Bascomb
R359 R294 Discovery Miles 2 940 Save R65 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
What Was America's Deadliest War? - And Other Questions About The Civil War (Paperback): Martin W Sandler What Was America's Deadliest War? - And Other Questions About The Civil War (Paperback)
Martin W Sandler; Illustrated by Robert Hunt
R119 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R7 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Acclaimed author Martin Sandler answers 'must-know' questions about the war. It reveals who fired the first shots in the American Civil War, where were the fiercest battles fought and more. It is suitable for children aged 7 and over. Who fired the first shots in the American Civil War? Where were the fiercest battles fought? How did Lincoln free millions of slaves with one document? Acclaimed author Martin Sandler answers all these and other 'must-know' questions about the war that pitted brother against brother and tore the United States apart.

Harlem Hellfighters (Hardcover): Julia Garstecki Harlem Hellfighters (Hardcover)
Julia Garstecki
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Go for Broke Regiment (Hardcover): Julia Garstecki Go for Broke Regiment (Hardcover)
Julia Garstecki
R674 Discovery Miles 6 740 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Buffalo Soldiers (Hardcover): Julia Garstecki Buffalo Soldiers (Hardcover)
Julia Garstecki
R672 Discovery Miles 6 720 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Soldiering in North Carolina (Paperback): MR Thomas Kirwan Soldiering in North Carolina (Paperback)
MR Thomas Kirwan
R274 Discovery Miles 2 740 Pre-order
Military Friends ABC (Paperback): Tony Hunter Military Friends ABC (Paperback)
Tony Hunter
R239 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R47 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Deserter, and Other Stories a Book of Two Wars (Paperback): MR Harold Frederic The Deserter, and Other Stories a Book of Two Wars (Paperback)
MR Harold Frederic
R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Torpedoes, Missiles, and Cannons - Physics Goes to War (Hardcover): Tim Ripley Torpedoes, Missiles, and Cannons - Physics Goes to War (Hardcover)
Tim Ripley
R660 Discovery Miles 6 600 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Special Forces Notebook (Paperback): Wild Pages Press Special Forces Notebook (Paperback)
Wild Pages Press
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Vietnam War Technology (Hardcover): Laura K. Murray Vietnam War Technology (Hardcover)
Laura K. Murray
R605 R537 Discovery Miles 5 370 Save R68 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Christmas Truce of 1914 (Hardcover): Tom Streissguth The Christmas Truce of 1914 (Hardcover)
Tom Streissguth
R702 R621 Discovery Miles 6 210 Save R81 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
World War I Technology (Hardcover): Tammy Gagne World War I Technology (Hardcover)
Tammy Gagne
R605 R537 Discovery Miles 5 370 Save R68 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Split History of World War I: A Perspectives Flip Book (Paperback): Michael Burgan Split History of World War I: A Perspectives Flip Book (Paperback)
Michael Burgan
R168 R157 Discovery Miles 1 570 Save R11 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Tensions have been brewing in Europe for years. Finally the 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary sets off four bloody years of war that eventually involved the entire world, including the United States. It will be called the war to end all wars." Experience it from two opposing perspectives."

Army Soldiers - Notebook (Paperback): Wild Pages Press Army Soldiers - Notebook (Paperback)
Wild Pages Press
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Fighter Jets Notebook (Paperback): Wild Pages Press Fighter Jets Notebook (Paperback)
Wild Pages Press
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Samurai Stickers (Paperback): John Green Samurai Stickers (Paperback)
John Green
R46 Discovery Miles 460 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Return to ancient times when the noble samurai lived by a strict code of honor. This collection of 20 stickers dramatically depicts the elite warriors bearing arms and armor. Finely detailed illustrations include fierce face masks, plus helmeted figures wielding swords, fighting on horseback, and aiming bow and arrow. A fun way to entertain and inform kids!

Mr. Madison's War - Causes and Effects of the War of 1812 (Paperback): Kassandra Kathleen Radomski Mr. Madison's War - Causes and Effects of the War of 1812 (Paperback)
Kassandra Kathleen Radomski
R168 R135 Discovery Miles 1 350 Save R33 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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