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Second World War

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Spitfire Stories: True Tales from Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew the Iconic Plane

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Spitfire Stories: True Tales from Those Who Designed, Maintained and Flew...

Jacky Hyams

Biography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, this is a fascinating anthology of first-hand stories from Spitfire... [more]

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The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

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The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

Thomas Childers

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Military life & institutions

Hardback

Based in part on documents seldom used by previous historians, this history of the Third Reich shows how the dramatic, improbable... [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; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Regiments

Paperback

THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK - NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER NOLAN AND STARRING KENNETH... [more]

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Shanghai and Nanjing 1937: Massacre on the Yangtze

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Shanghai and Nanjing 1937: Massacre on the Yangtze

Benjamin Lai

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

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From 1931, China and Japan had been embroiled in a number of small-scale conflicts that had seen vast swathes of territory... [more]

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Luftwaffe Emergency Fighters: Blohm & Voss BV P.212 , Heinkel P.1087C, Junkers EF 128, Messerschmitt P.1101, Focke-Wulf Ta 183 and Henschel Hs P.135

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Luftwaffe Emergency Fighters: Blohm & Voss BV P.212 , Heinkel P.1087C, Junkers...

Robert Forsyth

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

Paperback

In late 1944, the German Air Ministry organised what it called an `Emergency Fighter Competition' intended to produce designs... [more]

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Hitler's Girls: Doves Amongst Eagles

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Hitler's Girls: Doves Amongst Eagles

Tim Heath

History; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Age groups: adolescents

Hardback

There has never been a book purely focussing on the female Hitler Youth organizations or the exploitation and militarization... [more]

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SAS: Rogue Heroes: The Authorized Wartime History

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SAS: Rogue Heroes: The Authorized Wartime History

Ben Macintyre

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

Paperback

From the secret SAS archives, and acclaimed author Ben Macintyre- the first ever authorized history of the SAS 'Impeccably... [more]

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The Second World War in 100 Facts

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The Second World War in 100 Facts

Clive Pearson

History; Second World War

Paperback

Discover the history behind the facts. Witness the war's defining moments and international aftermath, and discover a few... [more]

$26.95

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Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941

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Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941

Daniel Todman

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

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The most terrible emergency in Britain's history, the Second World War required an unprecedented national effort. An exhausted... [more]

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Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II

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Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II

Tarak Barkawi

History; Second World War; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Sociology; International relations; Military life & institutions

Paperback

Soldiers of Empire offers a new account of the experience of war through a study of the Indian and British armies in World... [more]

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Panzers East and West: The German 10th Ss Panzer Division from the Eastern Front to Normandy

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Panzers East and West: The German 10th Ss Panzer Division from the Eastern...

Dieter Stenger

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Tanks & military land vehicles

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Organized in 1943, the 10th SS Panzer Division participated in battles throughout the Eastern Front and France before surrendering... [more]

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A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman

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A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman

G. Stuart Smith

Biography; Coding theory & cryptology; History of the Americas; Second World War; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Traces the career of a legendary US law enforcement agent, from her work for the Allies during World War I through Prohibition,... [more]

$55.00

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The Third Reich in 100 Objects: A Material History of Nazi Germany

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The Third Reich in 100 Objects: A Material History of Nazi Germany

Roger Moorhouse

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

Hardback

Collated by two leading historians of the Third Reich and Nazi Germany, this is the first book of its kind for the Second... [more]

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The Iasi - Kishinev Operation, 20-29 August 1944: The Red Army's Summer Offensive into the Balkans

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The Iasi - Kishinev Operation, 20-29 August 1944: The Red Army's Summer...

Soviet General Staff, Richard Harrison

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

Hardback

The Iasi--Kishinev Operation, 20-29 August 1944: The Red Army's Summer Offensive into the Balkans details the Soviet preparation... [more]

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Norman Ohler

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects

Paperback

The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary... [more]

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Ninos de Irena

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Ninos de Irena

Tilar J Mazzeo (Food and Wine International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association)

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; The Holocaust; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Tilar J. Mazzeo, autora bestseller de The New York Times, nos presenta una historia inspiradora sobre la extraordinaria y... [more]

$39.95

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No Place to Lay One's Head: with a preface from Patrick Modiano

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No Place to Lay One's Head: with a preface from Patrick Modiano

Francoise Frenkel

Memoirs; History; Second World War

Paperback

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$34.99

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In the Highest Degree Tragic: The Sacrifice of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in the East Indies During World War II

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In the Highest Degree Tragic: The Sacrifice of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in...

Donald M. Kehn

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

Hardback

Tells the heroic story of the US Asiatic Fleet's sacrifice defending the Dutch East Indies from the Japanese in the first... [more]

$71.95

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Pre-war classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Pre-war classes

Angus Konstam

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Military & naval ships

Paperback

The Royal Navy was Britain s last line of defense in World War II, and destroyers made up its backbone. This is an illustrated... [more]

$22.99

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Luzon 1945: The final liberation of the Philippines

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Luzon 1945: The final liberation of the Philippines

Clayton Chun

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

Paperback

A highly illustrated account of the bitter struggle for the Philippine island of Luzon between the United States and Japan,... [more]

$29.99

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East West Street: Non-fiction Book of the Year 2017

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East West Street: Non-fiction Book of the Year 2017

Philippe Sands

Memoirs; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; War crimes; International human rights law

Paperback

A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and... [more]

$22.99

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Shadow over the Atlantic: The Luftwaffe and the U-boats: 1943-45

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Shadow over the Atlantic: The Luftwaffe and the U-boats: 1943-45

Robert Forsyth

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

German U-boats were the scourge of Allied merchant and military shipping in the Atlantic during World War II, threatening... [more]

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India's War: The Making of Modern South Asia, 1939-1945

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India's War: The Making of Modern South Asia, 1939-1945

Srinath Raghavan

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

Paperback

Between 1939 and 1945 India changed to an extraordinary extent. Millions of Indians suddenly found themselves as soldiers,... [more]

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Abandoned and Sacrificed: The Tragedy of the Montevideo Maru

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Abandoned and Sacrificed: The Tragedy of the Montevideo Maru

Kathryn Spurling

History; Second World War

Paperback

Having made contact with many families of civilian and military personnel who perished on the Maru, Dr Spurling's book uncovers... [more]

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

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Castle of the Eagles: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz

Mark Felton

History; European history; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

High in the Tuscan hills above Florence, the menacing Vincigliata Castle - a very special prisoner-of-war camp converted on... [more]

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