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The Few: July-October 1940

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The Few: July-October 1940

Alex Kershaw

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

In the early days of World War Two when Britain stood alone against the terror of Hitler's all-conquering Third Reich, her... [more]

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Unwinnable: Britain's War in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

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Unwinnable: Britain's War in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

Theo Farrell

History; Afghan War; Armed conflict

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A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR Afghanistan was an unwinnable war. He explains the origins of the war, details the campaigns... [more]

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The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror's Subjugation of England

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The Norman Conquest: William the Conqueror's Subjugation of England

Teresa Cole

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

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1066 saw three kings of England, the last of whom was William, Duke of Normandy. The origins, course & outcomes of William... [more]

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder the Kaiser in 1918

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The Kaiser's Dawn: The Untold Story of Britain's Secret Mission to Murder...

John Hughes-Wilson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Military tactics

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In mid summer 1918 the First World War was still finely balanced. A top secret mission, which has remained classified information... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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For fans of Transcription by Kate Atkinson and books by Ben Macintyre, this is the astonishing full story of the MI5 agent... [more]

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory

Michael Korda

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

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Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

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The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion

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The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion

Peter Hitchens

History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

Paperback

Peter Hitchens debunks the myths about Britain's role in `The Good War' [more]

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The Rise of the Third Reich: The Takeover of the Continent in the Words of Observers

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The Rise of the Third Reich: The Takeover of the Continent in the Words...

Robert Lyman

True war & combat stories; History; European history; Second World War

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A vivid social history of Europe between 1939 and 1941, as the Nazi menace brings a shadow over the continent. [more]

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

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Mutiny On The Western Front: Shamed Anzacs

Greg Raffin

History; First World War; Mutiny

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On 21 September 1918, with retreating German forces on their last legs, the 1st Battalion of the AIF was ordered to return... [more]

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Highlands to Deserts: The History of 19th Chief Engineer Works

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Highlands to Deserts: The History of 19th Chief Engineer Works

Michael Tyquin

History; Military history

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Highlands to Deserts is the story of a small Australian Army engineering... [more]

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Frederick Whirlpool VC: Australia's Hidden Victoria Cross

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Frederick Whirlpool VC: Australia's Hidden Victoria Cross

Alan Leek

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

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A riveting historical mystery that sweeps four continents and fills a void... [more]

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [more]

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Stern Justice

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Stern Justice

Adam Wakeling

History; Military history

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While the Nuremberg trials at the end of the Second World War are infamous, as are the atrocities committed by Japan in that... [more]

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

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Under the Water Under the Wire and the Men Who Sank the Sydney

Grahame Wilson

Fiction & Literature; Military history; Naval forces & warfare

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This story takes you on a journey, in and around Australia during World... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

Walter Stahr

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Politics & government

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New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr tells the story of Edwin Stanton, who served as Secretary of War in Abraham... [more]

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Sabres over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea

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Sabres over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea...

Kenneth P. Werrell

History; Military history; Korean War

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Tells the story of the first jet versus jet war, the largest in number of victories and losses, and one of the few military... [more]

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

Castles & fortifications; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history

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Castles held a pivotal position as seats of power for centuries. This short history explores their significance, the battles... [more]

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

Peter Matthews

Coding theory & cryptology; History; First World War; Second World War; Military intelligence

Paperback

From LORENZ to ENIGMA, Room 40 to Bletchley, SIGINT reveals the story of the secret signals of both world wars [more]

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The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

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The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

Charles Messenger

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

Paperback

How the German field marshals failed to stand up to Hitler. [more]

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Jordan Fantosme's Chronicle

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Jordan Fantosme's Chronicle

Ronald Carlyle Johnston

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

Paperback

A reissue of this classic text on the war between the English and Scots in 1173 and 1174. [more]

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Knight: The Medieval Warrior's (Unofficial) Manual

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Knight: The Medieval Warrior's (Unofficial) Manual

Michael Prestwich

History; Military history

Paperback

Brings to life the world of the medieval knight in a witty yet informative guide. [more]

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

Mark Stille (Author)

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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Victory at Guadalcanal for the Allies in February 1943 left them a vital foothold in the Solomon Islands chain, and was the... [more]

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 2: Papal States, Minor States & Volunteers

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Armies of the Italian Wars of Unification 1848-70 2: Papal States, Minor...

Gabriele Esposito

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Military history; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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In the 1840s, Italy was a patchwork of states. The North was ruled by the Austrian Empire, the South by the Spanish-descended... [more]

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby March - April 1942

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby March - April 1942...

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

History; Second World War

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2 chronicles aerial warfare in the South Pacific for the two crucial months of March and April... [more]

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