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Second World War

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves: The Sunday Times Bestseller

Andrew Lownie

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Second World War; Advocate - Biography

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A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten... [more]

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

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Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943

Max Hastings

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. [more]

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

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Hitler: Only the World Was Enough

Brendan Simms

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Geopolitics; Advocate - History

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This gives a very different picture of Hitler, highlighting how deeply he had always reflected wider paranoid geopolitical... [more]

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

Julian Jackson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France was over-run by German troops and quickly surrendered. The French government... [more]

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World...

Henry Hemming

History; Second World War; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary story of a propaganda campaign like no other: the covert British operation to manipulate American public... [more]

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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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

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An important exploration of a shocking and previously unacknowledged chapter in German history. [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

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

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

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

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [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

Hardback

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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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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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

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The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan

Stephen Harding

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, a young U.S. Navy Lieutenant waged a one-man war against the Japanese. [more]

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Operation Archery: The Commandos and the Vaagso Raid 1941

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Operation Archery: The Commandos and the Vaagso Raid 1941

Ken Ford

History; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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Operation Archery: The Commandos and the Vaagso Raid, 1942 . [more]

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The Australian Army in World War II

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The Australian Army in World War II

Mark Johnston

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Regiments

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Australian divisions made a large and distinctive contribution to victory both in the deserts of the Middle East and the jungles... [more]

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [more]

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The Writing on the Wall

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The Writing on the Wall

Juliet Rieden

Biography; Autobiography: general; European history; Second World War; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The story of an Australian journalist's quest to uncover the tragic Holocaust history of her father and his family. [more]

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Russian Emigre Short Stories from Bunin to Yanovsky

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Russian Emigre Short Stories from Bunin to Yanovsky

Bryan Karetnyk

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Russian Revolution; Second World War

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'I remember Moscow in disarray-the smoke and fire of explosions above the cupolas, the glint of the Kremlin eagles shining... [more]

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

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Nein!: Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944

Paddy Ashdown

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

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From bestselling and prize-winning author Paddy Ashdown, a revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler.<br /><br... [more]

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

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False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II

Stephen Robinson

History; European history; Maritime history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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False Flags tells the epic story of German raider voyages during the early years of World War II. In 1940 the raiders Orion,... [more]

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations to Cripple Japan's War Machine

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Raaf Black Cats: The Secret History of the Covert Catalina Mine-Laying Operations...

Robert Cleworth, John Suter Linton

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations; Advocate - History

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In March 1945 Reg Cleworth, a navigator on PBY Catalina seaplanes flying out of Darwin, went missing in action. No details... [more]

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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust

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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Renia Spiegel

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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Separated from her mother, her life takes on a new urgency as she flees Przemysl to escape night bombing raids, observes the... [more]

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

Barry Turner

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

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For the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of war in 1939, a new history of the `Phoney War' [more]

$39.99

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

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Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

John Nichol

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

Paperback

Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story. [more]

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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