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Forgotten Victory: Operation Dragoon and Liberation of the South of France

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Forgotten Victory: Operation Dragoon and Liberation of the South of France...

Robin Cross

History; European history; Military history; Second World War

Hardback

A dramatic and expertly rendered narrative of the Allied liberation of the South of France during Operation Dragoon in 1944.... [more]

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1939: A People's History

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1939: A People's History

Frederick Taylor

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Second World War

Hardback

A vivid people's history of the twelve months leading up to the outbreak of war in 1939. [more]

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Countdown to D-Day: The German Perspective

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Countdown to D-Day: The German Perspective

Peter Margaritis

History; European history; Second World War; War & defence operations

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An accurate, exciting diary-like chronicle of the day-to-day machinations of the German generals as they struggle to prepare... [more]

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Churchill: An Extraordinary Life

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Churchill: An Extraordinary Life

Sarah Gristwood, Margaret Gaskin

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; Second World War

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A short illustrated life of one of Britain's most revered people of all time, covering all periods of his life but always... [more]

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

Nigel West

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

A vital reassessment of Axis intelligence released for the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, using newly declassified... [more]

$65.00

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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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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

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The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

Michael S. Neiberg

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; European history; First World War; Treaties & other sources of international law

Paperback

This book presents an introduction to one of the most important treaties ever written, the Treaty of Versailles, which formally... [more]

$17.95

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Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History

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Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History

Roy A. Adkins, Lesley Adkins

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

Paperback

An epic page-turner filled with tales of courage, desperation, endurance and intrigue, brought to life by eyewitness accounts... [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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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

Paperback

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

$35.95

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The Nazi Hunters

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The Nazi Hunters

Damien Lewis

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

Paperback

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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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

$48.99

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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

Paperback

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

$22.99

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Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One

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Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One...

Darren Prickett

History; First World War; Regiments

Paperback

The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of... [more]

$34.99

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

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Kulikovo 1380: The battle that made Russia

Mark Galeotti

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The 14th-century Mongol conquest of the Rus' - the principalities of Russia - was devastating and decisive. Cities were lain... [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

Paperback

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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Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II

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Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final...

Ian Sayer, Jeremy Dronfield

History; Second World War

Hardback

Revealed for the first time: how the SS rounded up the Nazis' most prominent prisoners to serve as human shields for Hitler... [more]

$39.99

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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

Paperback

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

$29.99

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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

Hardback

A riveting account of the warrior knight who overthrew his king and seized the reins of power in medieval England. [more]

$39.99

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Honourable Exit: How a few brave Americans risked all to save their Vietnamese allies at the end of the war

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Honourable Exit: How a few brave Americans risked all to save their Vietnamese...

Thurston Clarke

History; Vietnam War

Hardback

1973. US participation in the Vietnam War ends. As troops withdraw, President Nixon pledges to assist the South in the event... [more]

$49.99

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Autopsy of an Unwinnable War: Vietnam

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Autopsy of an Unwinnable War: Vietnam

William C. Haponski, Jerry Burcham

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

Hardback

A compelling and informed narrative of the war in Vietnam 1945-75, seeking to answer why America lost the war in Vietnam.... [more]

$62.99

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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

Paperback

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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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan,...

Steve Coll

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Afghan War; Espionage & secret services; War & defence operations

Paperback

In the wake of the terrible shock of 9/11, the C.I.A. scrambled to work out how to destroy Bin Laden and his associates. Superficially... [more]

$26.99

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