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Second World War

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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

Paperback

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of the Second World War and the great... [more]

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The Rise of the Third Reich: The Takeover of the Continent in the Words of Observers

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The Rise of the Third Reich: The Takeover of the Continent in the Words...

Robert Lyman

True war & combat stories; History; European history; Second World War

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A vivid social history of Europe between 1939 and 1941, as the Nazi menace brings a shadow over the continent. [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

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

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

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The Last Prussian: A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

Charles Messenger

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

Paperback

How the German field marshals failed to stand up to Hitler. [more]

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

Mark Stille (Author)

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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Victory at Guadalcanal for the Allies in February 1943 left them a vital foothold in the Solomon Islands chain, and was the... [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

Paperback

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

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby March - April 1942

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby March - April 1942...

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

History; Second World War

Paperback

South Pacific Air War Volume 2 chronicles aerial warfare in the South Pacific for the two crucial months of March and April... [more]

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The Sea Devils: Operation Struggle and the Last Great Raid of World War Two

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The Sea Devils: Operation Struggle and the Last Great Raid of World War...

Mark Felton

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

Paperback

From the author of Zero Night, another thrilling tale of World War Two derring-do [more]

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's Finest Horses

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Ghost Riders: Operation Cowboy, the World War Two Mission to Save the World's...

Mark Felton

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Riding, showjumping & horsemanship

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GIs and Germans join forces in a thrilling true adventure story from the last days of the Second World War. [more]

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The Lost Battalions

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The Lost Battalions

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Prisoners of war

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A little known story of two Australian battalions abandoned in Java during World War II and the heroes who kept them alive... [more]

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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

James M. Scott

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

The definitive history of one of the most brutal campaigns of the war in the Pacific. [more]

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The Great War Letters of German & Austrian Jews 1914

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The Great War Letters of German & Austrian Jews 1914

Eugen Tannenbaum, Michael A. O'Neill

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

Hardback

A unique set of stories from the Jewish people who fought for Germany and Austria. [more]

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How Churchill Waged War: The Most Challenging Decisions of the Second World War

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How Churchill Waged War: The Most Challenging Decisions of the Second World...

Allen Packwood

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

The author identifies the most important decisions taken by Churchill between May 1940 and the end of the Second World War.... [more]

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Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway

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Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway

Vincent Hunt

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

Hardback

The first assessment of the human consequences of the scorched earth devastation in Norway, including mass displacement, murder,... [more]

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Wings of the Rising Sun: Uncovering the Secrets of Japanese Fighters and Bombers of World War II

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Wings of the Rising Sun: Uncovering the Secrets of Japanese Fighters and...

Mark Chambers

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Air forces & warfare

Hardback

In the Pacific War's early years, Japanese air power was dominant. The only way for the Allies to defeat their enemy was to... [more]

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The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre

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The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation...

Helen Fry

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms

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The first complete account of the fiercely guarded secrets of London's clandestine interrogation center, operated by the British... [more]

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

Stephen Fritz

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

Hardback

A leading expert reexamines history to offer a stunningly original portrait of Hitler as a competent military commander and... [more]

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The Struggle for Greece, 1941-1949

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The Struggle for Greece, 1941-1949

C. M. Woodhouse

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Second World War; Marxism & Communism; Political activism

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A study of the communist struggle for Greece between 1941 and 1949. The author based his research on interviews with participants,... [more]

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Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life

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Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life

James Scott Wheeler, Rick Atkinson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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In this definitive biography, James Scott Wheeler delivers a groundbreaking reassessment of the American commander whose contributions... [more]

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Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge

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Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge

John Nelson Rickard

History; Second World War

Paperback

In Advance and Destroy, Captain John Nelson Rickard explores the commander's operational performance during the entire Ardennes... [more]

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

Tom Frame

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

The complete and authoritative account of the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, and the finding of her wreck in 2008. [more]

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Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

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Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

Norman Davies

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

Paperback

The story of the Warsaw Rising from the the leading British authority on the history of Poland. [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

Paperback

This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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SAS in Italy 1943-1945: Raiders in Enemy Territory

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SAS in Italy 1943-1945: Raiders in Enemy Territory

Malcolm Tudor

History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Special & elite forces

Hardback

The Special Air Service (SAS) is Britain's elite special force unit, with the famous `who dares wins' motto. This is the story... [more]

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

Kevin Ruane

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

Paperback

Covering the development of the atomic bomb during the Second World War, the origins and early course of the Cold War, and... [more]

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