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Second World War

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X, Y & Z: The Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken

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X, Y & Z: The Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken

Dermot Turing

History; European history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

Spymasters. Spycraft. Imprisonment. Escapes. Betrayal. The untold story of Enigma and the men who broke it... [more]

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The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German codebreaking 1939-45

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The Third Reich is Listening: Inside German codebreaking 1939-45

Christian Jennings

History; Military history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The success of the Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park was one of the iconic intelligence achievements of World War II,... [more]

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The Battleship Bismarck

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The Battleship Bismarck

Stefan Draminski

History; Second World War; Military & naval ships; Ship design & naval architecture

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The Bismarck is perhaps the most famous - and notorious - warship ever built. Completed in 1941, the 45,000-ton German battleship... [more]

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First Day on the Eastern Front: Germany Invades the Soviet Union, June 22, 1941

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First Day on the Eastern Front: Germany Invades the Soviet Union, June 22,...

Craig Luther

History; Second World War

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In the spirit of the classic First Day on the Somme, Craig Luther narrates the events of that fateful day on the Eastern Front,... [more]

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Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945

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Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945

Christian Hartmann

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

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The story of the struggle between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union - the ultimate confrontation between the two great totalitarian... [more]

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Atlas of World War II: History's Greatest Conflict Revealed Through Rare Wartime Maps and New Cartography

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Atlas of World War II: History's Greatest Conflict Revealed Through Rare...

Neil Kagan, Stephen G. Hyslop, Kenneth W. Rendell

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Historical maps & atlases; Second World War

Hardback

This atlas delves into the cartographic history of WWII: From the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the... [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

Hardback

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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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [more]

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The Shortest History of Germany

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The Shortest History of Germany

James Hawes

History; European history; First World War; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The West is in full retreat. The Anglo-Saxon powers, great and small, withdraw into fantasies of lost greatness. Populists... [more]

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The Forgotten Dead: The true story of Exercise Tiger, the disastrous rehearsal for D-Day

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The Forgotten Dead: The true story of Exercise Tiger, the disastrous rehearsal...

Ken Small, Mark Rogerson

True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Second World War

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Bestselling true story of the fiasco of the D-Day landings exercise in Devon in 1944 in which over 1,000 soldiers were killed... [more]

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len...

Peter Rees

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

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He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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Churchill & Attlee: The Unlikely Allies Who Won The War

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Churchill & Attlee: The Unlikely Allies Who Won The War

David Cohen

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

Hardback

The first book to concentrate on the relationship between two unlikely characters that together helped win the war. [more]

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Otto Skorzeny: The Devil's Disciple

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Otto Skorzeny: The Devil's Disciple

Stuart Smith

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

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From his background as a student radical in Vienna, to his bloody service with the Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front, his surprise... [more]

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The Fear and the Freedom: Why the Second World War Still Matters

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The Fear and the Freedom: Why the Second World War Still Matters

Keith Lowe

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

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The bestselling, prize-winning author explores the impact of the Second World War - for nations, cities and families around... [more]

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London at War: 1939-1945

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London at War: 1939-1945

Alan Jeffreys

History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Tells the story of London during one of the most eventful points in its history - the Second World War - through IWM's unique... [more]

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Shadow Warriors: Daring Missions of World War II by Women of the OSS and SOE

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Shadow Warriors: Daring Missions of World War II by Women of the OSS and...

Gordon Thomas, Greg Lewis

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

A new perspective on the D-Day landings with the heroic stories of a number of agents sent into Nazi Occupied Europe. [more]

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

Geoffrey Wellum

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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A memoir of the author's experiences as a fighter pilot during WWII. It tells how two months before the outbreak of WWII,... [more]

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An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

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An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

Peter Fritzsche

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War

Paperback

'A profoundly significant exploration of how Europeans-both Germans and those under German occupation-struggled to make sense... [more]

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The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II

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The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America...

Mary Jo McConahay

History; Second World War

Hardback

The gripping and little known story of the fight for the allegiance of Latin America during World War II [more]

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German Infantry Man: The German soldier 1939-45 (all models)

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German Infantry Man: The German soldier 1939-45 (all models)

Simon Forty

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

Hardback

Between 1939 and 1945 close to 13 million men served in the German army - das Heer. The bulk of these men were infantrymen,... [more]

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

Mark Stille

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

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The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington... [more]

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

Paperback

The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was...

David L. Mearns

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Military & naval ships

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'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystal clear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's... [more]

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Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

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Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Eric Kurlander

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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The definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions... [more]

$34.99

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