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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Lownie

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Second World War; Advocate - Biography

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A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten... [more]

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

Max Hastings

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited...

Associate Professor of English Randall Fuller

History of the Americas; American Civil War; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Traces the impact of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species on a diverse group of writers, abolitionists, and social... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World...

Henry Hemming

History; Second World War; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary story of a propaganda campaign like no other: the covert British operation to manipulate American public... [more]

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War to Peace

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The Oarsmen: The Remarkable Story of the Men Who Rowed from the Great War...

Scott Patterson

True war & combat stories; History; First World War; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rowing

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This is a book about the difficult peace that can follow a war: the untold story of soldiers stranded far from home, facing... [more]

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

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The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commanders Story

Harry Smith

Memoirs; History; Vietnam War; Battles & campaigns

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On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, just five kilometres from the main Australian Task Force base at Nui Dat, a group of Viet... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

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On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in 1945

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in...

Florian Huber

History; European history; Second World War

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An important exploration of a shocking and previously unacknowledged chapter in German history. [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

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Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

Robert Hoyland, H. G. M. Williamson

History; Middle Eastern history; History: earliest times to present day; Crusades; Biblical archaeology; History of religion

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The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each... [more]

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet...

Nick Barratt

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

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'A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read.' Dan Jones, author... [more]

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

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This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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Defenses of Bermuda 1612-1995

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Defenses of Bermuda 1612-1995

Terrance McGovern, Edward C. Harris (Executive Director)

History; Military history

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Due to its location in the western North Atlantic some 600 miles off the Carolinas and halfway between Halifax in Canada and... [more]

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Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39

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Armies of the First Carlist War 1833-39

Gabriele Esposito

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns; Uniforms & insignia

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The First Carlist War broke out after the death of King Ferdinand VII, the king restored at the end of the Peninsular War... [more]

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 1: Piedmont and the Two Sicilies

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 1: Piedmont and the Two...

Gabriele Esposito

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Land forces & warfare

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In the 1840s, post-Napoleonic Italy was 'a geographical expression' - not a country, but a patchwork of states, divided between... [more]

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Vietnam War

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Bowden's most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the... [more]

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Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

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Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments

Gordon L. Rottman

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War; Weapons & equipment

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An illustrated guide to everything that Vietnam-era American GIs and their allies carried into battle. Will appeal to historians,... [more]

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy

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Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese...

John Prados

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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As Allied ships prepared for the invasion of the Philippine island of Leyte, every available warship, submarine and airplane... [more]

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

Stephen Harding

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, a young U.S. Navy Lieutenant waged a one-man war against the Japanese. [more]

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