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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; Advocate - History

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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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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; Advocate - 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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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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The Empire Has An Answer: The Empire Air Training Scheme as Reported in the Australian Press1939-1945

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The Empire Has An Answer: The Empire Air Training Scheme as Reported in...

Tony James Brady

History; Military history

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`If we do not win the battle of training, we shall win no other battle in the air.' In 1943 the Royal Air Force recognised... [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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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d Azur, 1930 1944

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d...

Anne De Courcy

Biography; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera [more]

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [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

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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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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

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Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

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The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the... [more]

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The Vietnam War

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The Vietnam War

Ken Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward

History; Vietnam War

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A comprehensive look at the Vietnam War -- [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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Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

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Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War

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In this deeply researched work, with striking insights into the major players on both sides, Antony Beevor gives us the definitive... [more]

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil War (Film Tie-In)

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil...

Victoria E. Bynum

Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Battles & campaigns

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A remarkable true story of defiance during the American Civil War-now the focus of a major motion picture starring Matthew... [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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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany

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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany...

Derek Niemann

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

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Three years ago Derek Niemann made the chilling discovery that his grandfather Karl had been an officer in the SS. A Nazi... [more]

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The Longest Afternoon

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The Longest Afternoon

Brendan Simms

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history

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Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014. [more]

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

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

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Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

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Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper

Helen Parr

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Regiments

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Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the long aftermath... [more]

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