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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

Adam Rankin

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

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In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive... [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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Yasuke: The true story of the legendary African Samurai

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Yasuke: The true story of the legendary African Samurai

Thomas Lockley, Geoffrey Girard

History; Military history

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A riveting story about one of history's most enigmatic warriors. [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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Memoirs of The Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople

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Memoirs of The Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople

Geoffrey De Villehardouin

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history

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Why read an interpretation of a historical event when you can read an eye-witness account. The History Matters series bypasses... [more]

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Anne Frank: The Collected Works

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Anne Frank: The Collected Works

Anne Frank

Biography; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Jewish studies

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Anne Frank's diary is one of the most recognised and widely read books of the Second World War. Hundreds of thousands of people... [more]

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

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British Combat Aircraft in Latin America

Santiago Rivas

History; Military history; Air forces & warfare

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This book covers the story of all the British military aircraft that served in Latin America since 1940. Though the presence... [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

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Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [more]

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

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Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician

Stephen Robinson

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

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A history of one of the world's greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, Hermann Balck (1897-1982) commanded... [more]

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The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

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The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved...

Jean Edward Smith

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

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The liberation of Paris tells the dramatic story of the Allied decision in World War II to divert from the strategic plan... [more]

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Hitler: A Life

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Hitler: A Life

Peter Longerich

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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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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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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Twelve Days that Made Modern Britain

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Twelve Days that Made Modern Britain

Andrew Hindmoor (Professor of Politics and Head of the Department of Politics, University of Sheffield)

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; History: specific events & topics; Afghan War

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This book offers a history of modern Britain since the late 1970s. Twelve chapters take as their starting-point one particularly... [more]

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Vietnam: An Epic History of a Tragic War

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Vietnam: An Epic History of a Tragic War

Max Hastings

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `His masterpiece' Antony Beevor, Spectator `A masterful performance' Sunday... [more]

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Normandy Crucible: The Decisive Battle that Shaped World War Two in Europe

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Normandy Crucible: The Decisive Battle that Shaped World War Two in Europe...

John Prados

History; Second World War

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A new perspective on the greatest military offensive the world had ever seen, for the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Normandy... [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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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

Paperback

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

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Age groups: children

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What did it mean to grow up in the Soviet Union during the Second World War? In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich started... [more]

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D-Day: The Air and Sea Invasion of Normandy in Photos

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D-Day: The Air and Sea Invasion of Normandy in Photos

Nicholas Veronico

History; Second World War

Hardback

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The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions

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The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of...

Gabriel Paquette

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

Hardback

An accessible survey of the history of European overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries based on new... [more]

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Salvador

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Salvador

Joan Didion

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history

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The author recounts her 1982 visit to El Salvador and describes the terror, fear and political repression that permeated the... [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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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

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Arms and Armour of the English Civil Wars

Keith Dowen

History; British & Irish history; English Civil War; Weapons & equipment; Militaria, arms & armour

Paperback

Keith Dowen tells the absorbing story of the arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, and demonstrates how emerging weaponry... [more]

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