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Second World War

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

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Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring...

Michael Veitch

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Second World War; Military veterans; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

Robert Dallek

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

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is a towering figure in twentieth-century history. A masterful politician who would win an unprecedented... [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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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring...

Ian McPhedran

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (Raaf) Squadron Over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [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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It took one week for the Allies to ensure control of the war in the air. Officially known as Operation Argument, the third... [more]

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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Draws on extensive new materials, from private letters to transcripts of war cabinet meetings, to present a portrait of the... [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

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The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

Jaci Byrne

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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A captivating testament to human endurance, Jackson's diary and photos, one of the last such memoirs to be published. [more]

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

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Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

Joshua Levine

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

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK - NOW A MAJOR... [more]

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Avenue Of Spies

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Avenue Of Spies

Alex Kershaw

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris s hotbed of daring... [more]

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Stalin's Curse: Battling for Communism in War and Cold War

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Stalin's Curse: Battling for Communism in War and Cold War

Robert Gellately

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism

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A chilling, skillfully delineated account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Stalin's true motives--and... [more]

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TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

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TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

David Stone

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Warfare & defence

Hardback

The author illuminates the key aspects of an organisation at the heart of Axis military planning, caught in a clash of... [more]

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda - Milne Bay - the Beachhead Battles

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Shadows on the Track: Australia's Medical War in Papua 1942-1943: Kokoda...

Jan Mcleod

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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The Australian Army was woefully unprepared to fight a medical war in Papua and the soldiers paid the price. [more]

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women and Their Extraordinary Role in World War II

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Courage in the Skies: The Untold Story of Qantas, it's Brave Men and Women...

Jim Eames

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Aerospace & air transport industries; Advocate - History

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The extraordinary and little known story of Qantas' significant role during World War II [more]

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

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Women's Experiences in the Holocaust: In Their Own Words

Agnes Grunwald-Spier

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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New paperback edition - A moving and detailed portrait of women in the most terrible circumstances, by a respected author... [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

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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If the War Goes On... Reflections on War and Politics

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If the War Goes On... Reflections on War and Politics

Hermann Hesse

Literary essays; First World War; Second World War

Paperback

A collection of essays on the absurdity of war, from the Nobel Prize laureate [more]

$19.99

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Heroes of Telemark: Sabotaging Hitler's atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

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Heroes of Telemark: Sabotaging Hitler's atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

David Greentree

History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces; War & defence operations

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In May 1941, the Norwegian Section of SOE received a dossier warning of the dangers of a hydroelectric fertiliser plant in... [more]

$32.99

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The Truth About Rudolf Hess

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The Truth About Rudolf Hess

Douglas-Hamilton, James

History; Second World War

Paperback

Provides a unique insight into one of the most intriguing events of the Second World War, by the son of one of the key participants,... [more]

$39.99

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Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War II

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Tragedy and Triumph: Early Testimonies of Jewish Survivors of World War...

Freda Hodge

History; Second World War

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After the liberation of German-occupied Europe by the Allies, Displaced Persons camps were established to house the vast numbers... [more]

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The Plots Against Hitler

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The Plots Against Hitler

Danny Orbach

History; European history; Second World War

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A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.... [more]

$22.99

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Craig Nelson

History; African history; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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The gripping and definitive account of the Day of Infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States' entry... [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]

$26.95

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