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    DescriptionThe Second World War was turned on its head at the moment Admiral Kolhammer's ultra-modern stealth warships were hurled back through time from 2021. But no one could have predicted just how much of a nightmare would ensue...Only months after the Transition, the great powers scramble to develop the weapons of tomorrow. The year 1942 is now a world of crude jet fighters, monstrous attack helicopters, and unholy dirty bombs - a mongrel technology, born decades prematurely. Then, in a radical rewriting of history, Japanese forces sweep into Australia, foreign agents begin a campaign of terror in the USA, and Germany prepares for an all-out attack on Britain. The twenty-first-century forces must resort to the most extreme measures yet and face a future rife with possibilities - all of them apocalyptic...Picking up from where he left off with "Weapons of Choice", John Birmingham shocks and awes us with this gripping second installment in the "Axis of Time" trilogy.


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    Title
    Designated Targets
    Subtitle
    World War 2.2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Birmingham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141029122
    ISBN 10: 0141029129
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ADV
    DC22: 823.912
    BIC subject category V2: FJMS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.7
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028010, FIC028020
    Thema V1.0: FJMS
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    06 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John Birmingham lives in Australia, and is the author of the cult classic He Died with a Falafel in His Hand and the award-winning history book Leviathan. Between writing books he contributes to a wide range of newspapers and magazines on topics as diverse as biotechnology and national security.
    Review quote
    Praise for Weapons of Choice: 'An excellent page-turner' FHM 'Breathless plotting, catholic geekery and the central premise suggest great things for the next two volumes' Daily Telegraph 'If there was a Booker for explosive alternative history techno-thrillers with guts and brains, it would be a cinch' Sydney Morning Herald