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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Political leaders & leadership

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In this biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, [the author presents] a... [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr.

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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By 1943, the tide of World War II had started to turn against Germany. Defeated at Stalingrad and Kursk, forced to surrender... [more]

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

Elliot Ackerman

Memoirs; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Armed conflict

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In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq... [more]

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

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Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders

Peter Lehr

History; General & world history; Military history; Crime & criminology; Naval forces & warfare

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A global account of pirates and their modus operandi from the middle ages to the present day [more]

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

Patrick Bishop

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

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SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years... [more]

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Soldiers of Salamis

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Soldiers of Salamis

Javier Cercas

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation; Spanish Civil War

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The International Bestseller of the Spanish Civil War - Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [more]

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D-Day New Guinea: The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the Greatest Combined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific War

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D-Day New Guinea: The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the...

Phillip Bradley

History; Second World War

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'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Australia's Vietnam: Myth vs history

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Australia's Vietnam: Myth vs history

Mark Dapin

History; Asian history; Australasian & Pacific history; Vietnam War

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When Mark Dapin first interviewed Vietnam veterans and wrote about the war, he swallowed (and regurgitated) every misconception.... [more]

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Russian Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: Manchuria 1904-05

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Russian Soldier vs Japanese Soldier: Manchuria 1904-05

David Campbell

History; Military history; Military tactics

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At the turn of the 20th century, the region of Manchuria sat atop a potentially catastrophic political fault line; the ancient... [more]

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For King and Other Countries

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For King and Other Countries

Glyn Harper

History; Australasian & Pacific history; First World War

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Leading military historian Glyn Harper has scoured archives and museums worldwide to show where and when New Zealanders served... [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich (Former Professor of Modern German History, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The story of how Adolf Hitler created his 'Fuhrer dictatorship' - consistently and ruthlessly destroying everything that stood... [more]

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United...

Or Rosenboim

History; General & world history; Second World War; Political ideologies; International relations

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How competing visions of world order in the 1940s gave rise to the modern concept of globalism During and after the Second... [more]

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World...

Thomas Knock

History; History of the Americas; First World War; Diplomacy

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A close look at Woodrow Wilson's political thought and international diplomacy In the widely acclaimed To End All Wars,... [more]

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The Nazi Hunters

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The Nazi Hunters

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Regiments

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The extraordinary true story of the SAS's bloody rebirth, revealed for the very first time [more]

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

Paul Scharre

History; Military history; Military engineering; Artificial intelligence

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Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough. -Bill... [more]

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Our Forgotten Volunteers: Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World War One

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Our Forgotten Volunteers: Australians and New Zealanders with Serbs in World...

Bojan Pajic

History; First World War

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Australian and New Zealand volunteers were already in Serbia, treating wounded Serbian soldiers and fighting a typhus epidemic,... [more]

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

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War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line

David Nott

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Medical profession

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The gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones. [more]

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers, and Themselves

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Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the CIA, the Brainwashers,...

Matthew Sweet

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; Vietnam War

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Operation Chaos tells the real life thrilling story of a group of U.S. military deserters who found asylum in Sweden during... [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

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The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoirs of Bram Vanderstok

Bram Van Der Stok

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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I am one of those lucky ones who survived the war, and I can remember my emotional experiences, and those of my friends, as... [more]

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

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Japan 1944-45: LeMay's B-29 strategic bombing campaign

Mark Lardas

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

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The air campaign that incinerated Japan's cities was the first and only time that independent air power has won a war.<br... [more]

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Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325

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Armies of the Medieval Italian Wars 1125-1325

Gabriele Esposito

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history

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The great powers of medieval Europe fought continuously in the Italian peninsula between the 12th and 14th centuries as they... [more]

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

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The Battle of Lys: April 1918

Colin Mattey

History; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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In the wave of devastating German offensives launched in the spring of 1918, it is Operation Michael that has captured most... [more]

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