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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; Advocate - History

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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; Advocate - Biography

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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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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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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII

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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII

Randall Hansen

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

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'Hansen has done a fine job of rescuing from obscurity these few, morally hazy individuals, making decisions at the messy... [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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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; Advocate - History

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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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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women who rescued hundreds of orphans at the end of the Vietnam War

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Operation Babylift: The incredible story of the inspiring Australian women...

Ian W. Shaw

History; Social & cultural history; Vietnam War; Child welfare; Advocate - History

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The dramatic and heart-warming story of the last-minute evacuation of hundreds of orphaned babies from South Vietnam in the... [more]

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Middle Eastern history; Crusades; Religious & spiritual leaders

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After Saladin's death, it goes on to show how in the West this Sunni Muslim acquired the status of a chivalric hero, even... [more]

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Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

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Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

Tim Bouverie

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Diplomacy

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'Appeasing Hitler is an astonishingly accomplished debut. And we enter the drawing rooms and dining clubs of fading imperial... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

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The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death of Chivalry

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The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary and the Death...

Sophie Therese Ambler

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history; Advocate - History

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A riveting account of the warrior knight who overthrew his king and seized the reins of power in medieval England. [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 Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

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Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [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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In The Restless Kings Nick Barratt presents the tumultuous struggle for supremacy between the first Plantagenet king, Henry... [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 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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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

Katrin Himmler, Michael Wildt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War

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The English translation of the letters of Heinrich Himmler and his wife, recently authenticated by the Bundesarchiv and serialized... [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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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen (Director, Australian National Dictionary Centre)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; linguistics; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

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This book illuminates Australian soldiers' voices, feelings and thoughts, through exploration of the words and language used... [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

Paperback

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

Hardback

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

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

Professor Jeremy Black

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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In this addition to the successful Seventy series, a distinguished team of 26 military historians reveals the decisive conflicts... [more]

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