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Second World War

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944: The Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller...

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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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; Advocate - History

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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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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; Advocate - Biography

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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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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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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 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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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

Katrin Himmler, Michael Wildt

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

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The English translation of the letters of Heinrich Himmler and his wife, recently authenticated by the Bundesarchiv and serialized... [more]

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After Hitler: The Last Ten Days of World War II in Europe

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After Hitler: The Last Ten Days of World War II in Europe

Michael Jones

History; Second World War

Hardback

Originally published: London: John Murray, 2015. [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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The Changi Camera: George Aspinall's Photographs and Memories

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The Changi Camera: George Aspinall's Photographs and Memories

Tim Bowden

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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Inside Changi and the Thai-Burma Railway. [more]

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Operation Mercury

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Operation Mercury

John Sadler

History; European history; Second World War

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The fall of Crete in May 1941 was a catastrophic blow to the Allied cause. Nevertheless, the British, New Zealand, and Australian... [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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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; Advocate - History

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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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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]

$50.00

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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]

$22.99

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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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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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To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima

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To Hell and Back: The Last Train from Hiroshima

Charles Pellegrino

History; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Military history; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

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To Hell and Back offers readers a stunning, you are there time capsule, wrapped in elegant prose. Charles Pellegrino's scientific... [more]

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The Hidden Places of World War II: The Extraordinary Sites Where History Was Made During the War That Saved Civilization

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The Hidden Places of World War II: The Extraordinary Sites Where History...

Jerome M. O'Connor

History; Second World War

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A grand tour of the secret places - some known and many unknown - where WWII history was made. [more]

$49.99

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The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents

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The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents...

Michelle Getchell

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

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In October 1962, when the Soviet Union deployed nuclear missiles in Cuba, the most dangerous confrontation of the Cold War... [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

Paperback

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

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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

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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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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

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Ju 88 Aces of World War 2

Robert Forsyth

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

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Initially designed as a fast medium bomber, the Junkers Ju 88 was also used as a Zerstoerer heavy fighter by the Luftwaffe.... [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

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

$19.99

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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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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