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Second World War

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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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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

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Revealed for the first time: how the SS rounded up the Nazis' most prominent prisoners to serve as human shields for Hitler... [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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Sand and Steel: A New History of D-Day

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Sand and Steel: A New History of D-Day

Peter Caddick-Adams

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

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The most comprehensive and authoritative history of D-Day ever published `Extraordinary' Andrew Roberts`Fascinating' Daily... [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 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]

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The Red Army and the Second World War

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The Red Army and the Second World War

Alexander Hill

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

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In a definitive new account of the Soviet Union at war, Hill charts the development, successes and failures of the Red Army... [more]

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Bletchley Park and D-Day: The Untold Story of How the Battle for Normandy was Won

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Bletchley Park and D-Day: The Untold Story of How the Battle for Normandy...

David Kenyon

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

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The untold story of Bletchley Park's key role in the success of the Normandy campaign [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

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

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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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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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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

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War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

Nigel Hamilton

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he... [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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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler

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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The daring young woman who led France's largest...

Lynne Olson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became... [more]

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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

Gordon Thomas, Greg Lewis

True crime; History; European history; Second World War

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An enthralling work of popular history that vividly resurrects the web of everyday Germans who resisted Nazi rule -- [more]

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

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Hitler's Death: The Case Against Conspiracy

Luke Daly-Groves

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

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Did Hitler shoot himself in the Fuhrerbunker or did he slip past the Soviets and escape to South America? Countless documentaries,... [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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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]

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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

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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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Heroes in the Shadows: Humanitarian Action and Courage in the Second World War

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Heroes in the Shadows: Humanitarian Action and Courage in the Second World...

Dr Brian Fleming

History; Second World War

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Extraordinary stories of courage by rescuers of those on the run in fascist Europe. This book illustrates the consequences... [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]

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Jungle Cavalry: Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945

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Jungle Cavalry: Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945...

Gregory Blake

History; Second World War

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The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army... [more]

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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]

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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

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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]

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Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Excision of Rohm's SA Brownshirts, 30 June-2 July 1934

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Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Excision of Rohm's SA Brownshirts, 30...

Phil Carradice

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

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Outlines one of history's fastest and most ruthless purges, one of the most significant killings of modern times. [more]

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