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The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918 (Paperback): MR F W Bewsher The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918 (Paperback)
MR F W Bewsher
R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Pre-order
The Silent Watchers (Paperback): MR Bennet Copplestone The Silent Watchers (Paperback)
MR Bennet Copplestone
R282 Discovery Miles 2 820 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Military & Society (Paperback): Cara Acred The Military & Society (Paperback)
Cara Acred
R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Discussing Terrorism, 283 (Paperback): Cara Acred Discussing Terrorism, 283 (Paperback)
Cara Acred
R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Great Boer War (Paperback): MR Arthur Conan Doyle The Great Boer War (Paperback)
MR Arthur Conan Doyle
R361 Discovery Miles 3 610 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
World War II Sourcebook: Spying and Security (Paperback): Charlie Samuels World War II Sourcebook: Spying and Security (Paperback)
Charlie Samuels
R209 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R13 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

World War II is explored through first hand-evidence including posters, newspapers, diaries, letters, speeches, poems and songs. This title looks at spying and security in the Second World War, from code breaking and spying to national security and civil defence. It looks at the hidden world of secrets and deception in World War Two.

Greatest Warriors: Gladiators (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Alex Stewart Greatest Warriors: Gladiators (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Alex Stewart
R210 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R29 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Explore the world of some of the toughest, scariest and most fearsome fighters. Facts and stats on training, weapons and fighting styles will tell you everything you want to know about our Greatest Warriors!

Greatest Warriors: Knights (Paperback, Illustrated edition): Peter Hepplewhite Greatest Warriors: Knights (Paperback, Illustrated edition)
Peter Hepplewhite
R210 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R29 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Explore the world of some of the toughest, scariest and most fearsome fighters. Facts and stats on training, weapons and fighting styles will tell you everything you want to know about our Greatest Warriors!

World War II Timeline (Paperback): Elizabeth Raum World War II Timeline (Paperback)
Elizabeth Raum
R171 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R11 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

World War II begins in an economic depression and grows into a fight about tyrants and dictators. In the end, it is the deadliest, most destructive war in history. Explore the events of World War II and witness the struggle between power and peace.

Navy SEALs (Paperback): Kenny Abdo Navy SEALs (Paperback)
Kenny Abdo
R150 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R29 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This title focuses on Navy SEALs and gives information related to their origin, interesting facts, and modern influence. This hi-lo title is complete with action-packed and colorful photographs, simple text, glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Fly! is an imprint of Abdo Zoom, a division of ABDO.

I Wanted to be a Pilot - The Making of a Tuskegee Airman (Paperback): Franklin  J Macon, Elizabeth G Harper I Wanted to be a Pilot - The Making of a Tuskegee Airman (Paperback)
Franklin J Macon, Elizabeth G Harper; Foreword by Michael E Fossum
R324 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R60 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Introduces figures vital to Tuskegee and aviation history through the eyes of 1 of the less than 100 living Documented Original Tuskegee Airman. Serves as a reminder that disabilities like Frank's dyslexia, repeating a grade in school, and hardships can be overcome. Welcomes readers to join Frank in making his childhood creations and laugh at Frank's childhood antics. Furnishes Black History Material and stories of vibrant Americans that can be taught year around. Raises awareness of the importance of history and the power of choices. Reminds readers of the strength and determination of the great men and women who came before them. Encourages placing value on an education and finding one's talents and purpose to make the world a better place. Provides a story geared to the millions of students receiving Special Education services and students who struggle with school. Inspires with the story of a young boy who, against the odds, made history to become a Tuskegee Airman. Offers snippets of U.S. History to use as a springboard to encourage additional research into history.

A History of US: War, Terrible War: A History of US Book Six (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Joy Hakim A History of US: War, Terrible War: A History of US Book Six (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Joy Hakim
R313 R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Save R57 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text. Riveting, moving, and impossible to put down, War, Terrible War takes us into the heart of the Civil War, from the battle of Manassas to the battle of Gettysburg and on to the South's surrender at Appomattox Court House. Follow the common soldiers in blue and gray as they endure long marches, freezing winter camps, and the bloodiest battles ever fought on American soil. Off the war fields, War, Terrible War captures the passion and commitment of abolitionists and slaveowners alike in their fiery debates throughout the land. With profiles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, John Brown, Harriet Tubman, Jefferson Davis, soldiers on both sides, slave owners, abolitionists, average citizens, and others, War, Terrible War is the compelling story of a people affected by the horrors of war during this tragic and dramatic period in A History of US. About the Series: Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text, A History of US weaves together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Hailed by reviewers, historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. In ten books that span from Prehistory to the 21st century, young people will never think of American history as boring again.

World War II Code Breakers (Hardcover): Lisa L Owens World War II Code Breakers (Hardcover)
Lisa L Owens
R493 Discovery Miles 4 930 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Alexander the Great (Hardcover): Demi Alexander the Great (Hardcover)
Demi
R455 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R153 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Brutal in his drive for power, by the time of his death at age thirty-two, Alexander had conquered most of the known ancient Greek world. Demi skillfully brings his exploits to life. Her wonderful illustrations are painted with Chinese inks and gold overlays and with frames inspired by jewels from the tomb of Philip II of Macedonia at Verghina. Demi's work has received numerous awards and accolades, among them the Christopher Award, which recognises individuals whose work makes a positive difference in the world, and the Middle East Book Award. Demi's titles have been designated "New York Times" Best Illustrated Books, Notable Books for a Global Society. Demi's books are beautifully designed with strong gift appeal.

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
R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Shipped within 7 - 11 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.

Tanques de Combate (Military Tracked Vehicles) (Spanish, Hardcover): Grace Hansen Tanques de Combate (Military Tracked Vehicles) (Spanish, Hardcover)
Grace Hansen
R544 R488 Discovery Miles 4 880 Save R56 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Tuskegee Airmen Story, The (Hardcover): Lynn M. Homan, Thomas Reilly Tuskegee Airmen Story, The (Hardcover)
Lynn M. Homan, Thomas Reilly; Illustrated by Rosalie M. Shepherd
R335 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R23 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

When Joshua, Krista, and their friend, Charlene, find Granddad's souvenirs of World War II, he takes the opportunity to tell them about the war and his experiences as a Tuskegee Airman.

At The Battle of Antietam: An Interactive Battlefield Adventure (Paperback): Matt Doeden At The Battle of Antietam: An Interactive Battlefield Adventure (Paperback)
Matt Doeden
R139 R131 Discovery Miles 1 310 Save R8 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Stubby the War Dog - The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog (Paperback): Ann Bausum Stubby the War Dog - The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog (Paperback)
Ann Bausum
R184 R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Save R31 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Aircraft of World War I (Hardcover): John Hamilton Aircraft of World War I (Hardcover)
John Hamilton
R583 R519 Discovery Miles 5 190 Save R64 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Children in the Holocaust (Hardcover): Samantha S. Bell Children in the Holocaust (Hardcover)
Samantha S. Bell
R672 R442 Discovery Miles 4 420 Save R230 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Presents true accounts of children who lived during the Holocaust. Personal narratives, informative infographics, and historical photos make this title a compelling and thought-provoking read for young history lovers.

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!

Women in Blue - 16 Brave Officers, Forensics Experts, Police Chiefs, and More (Hardcover): Cheryl Mullenbach Women in Blue - 16 Brave Officers, Forensics Experts, Police Chiefs, and More (Hardcover)
Cheryl Mullenbach
R461 R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Save R145 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Split History of the Battle of Fort Sumter - A Perspectives Flip Book (Hardcover): Steven Otfinoski The Split History of the Battle of Fort Sumter - A Perspectives Flip Book (Hardcover)
Steven Otfinoski
R647 R573 Discovery Miles 5 730 Save R74 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Split History of the Battles of Lexington and Concord - A Perspectives Flip Book (Hardcover): Brenda Haugen The Split History of the Battles of Lexington and Concord - A Perspectives Flip Book (Hardcover)
Brenda Haugen
R637 R563 Discovery Miles 5 630 Save R74 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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