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Second World War

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

Omer Bartov

History; European history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; The Holocaust; Second World War; War crimes

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

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The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

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The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War...

Colin F. Baxter

History; Second World War

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In The Secret History of RDX, Colin F. Baxter documents the journey of the super-explosive from conceptualization at Woolwich... [more]

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Operation Market-Garden 1944 3: The British XXX Corps Missions

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Operation Market-Garden 1944 3: The British XXX Corps Missions

Ken Ford

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

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Field Marshal Montgomery's plan to get Second British Army behind the fortifications of the German Siegfried Line in 1944... [more]

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Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

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Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

Bill Niven

Films, movies & cinema; History; European history; Second World War; Propaganda

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An expose of Hitler's relationship with film and his influence on the film industry [more]

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the Nazis

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the...

Paul Kix

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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In the tradition of `Agent Zigzag' comes a breathtaking biography of WWII's `Scarlet Pimpernel' as fast-paced and emotionally... [more]

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Why?: Explaining the Holocaust

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Why?: Explaining the Holocaust

Peter Hayes

History; The Holocaust; Second World War; Jewish studies

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A bold exploration of the Holocaust by a pre-eminent scholar in the field. [more]

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Darkest Hour: Official Tie-In for the Oscar-Winning Film Starring Gary Oldman

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Darkest Hour: Official Tie-In for the Oscar-Winning Film Starring Gary Oldman...

Anthony McCarten

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

Paperback

The official tie-in to major new motion picture Darkest Hour - starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill. [more]

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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent

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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent...

Terry Mort

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

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From Omaha Beach on D-Day and the French Resistance to the tragedy of Huertgen Forest and the Liberation of Paris, this is... [more]

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul December 1941-March 1942

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul December 1941-March...

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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South Pacific Air War Volume 1 is the first book in a trilogy chronicling the early months of the Pacific War in the lead... [more]

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

Angus Konstam

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

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As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete... [more]

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Churchill

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Churchill

Roy Jenkins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

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An exhaustive biographical portrait of one of the most enigmatic and important figures of the twentieth century. [more]

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich

Robert Gellately

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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A thought-provoking assessment and documentation of one of the most terrible periods in history - the rise and fall of the... [more]

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The Cambridge History of the Second World War: The Cambridge History of the Second World War 3 Volume Paperback Set

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The Cambridge History...

John Ferris (University of Calgary), Richard Bosworth (Jesus College, Oxford), Joseph Maiolo (King's College London), Michael Geyer (University of Chicago)

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

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The Cambridge History of the Second World War is an illustrated and authoritative account of the events of 1939-45. With contributions... [more]

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

Steve Twomey

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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This "riveting" (Los Angeles Times), "crackerjack read" (Smithsonian) turns the lead-up to the most infamous... [more]

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Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

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Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Brian Cull

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

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This is the gripping account of the heroics of the small band of British & Greek airmen who flew Bristol Blenheims against... [more]

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Bismarck and Hood

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Bismarck and Hood

Marco Santarini

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

Paperback

The strategic, operational, tactical, technical and terminal aspects are discussed one by one to progressively review how... [more]

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The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

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The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945...

James Hornfischer

History; Military history; Second World War

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One of the most consequential campaigns of the Pacific War was the U.S. Fifth Fleet's seizure of the Marianas. [more]

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Between the Wars: 1919-1939

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Between the Wars: 1919-1939

Philip Ziegler

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Second World War

Paperback

Renowned biographer and historian Philip Ziegler tackles the great cultural and social events, flashpoints and diplomatic... [more]

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The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II

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The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World...

Robert Watson

History; The Holocaust; Military history; Second World War

Paperback

The little-known story of the most intriguing ship ever to set sail. [more]

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Codename Suzette: An extraordinary story of resistance and rescue in Nazi Paris

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Codename Suzette: An extraordinary story of resistance and rescue in Nazi...

Anne Nelson

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

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The thrilling and previously untold story of Suzanne Spaak, who abandoned her life of opulence to save the Jewish children... [more]

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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

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The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the... [more]

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Islam and Nazi Germany's War

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Islam and Nazi Germany's War

David Motadel

History; Second World War

Paperback

With troops fighting in regions populated by Muslims from the Sahara to the Caucasus, Nazi officials saw Islam as a powerful... [more]

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The Philippine Sea 1944: The last great carrier battle

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The Philippine Sea 1944: The last great carrier battle

Mark Stille

History; Asian history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

After suffering devastating losses in the huge naval battles at Midway and the Soloman Islands, the Imperial Japanese navy... [more]

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Operation Torch 1942: The invasion of French North Africa

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Operation Torch 1942: The invasion of French North Africa

Brian Lane Herder

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

Paperback

Following the raid on Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt identified... [more]

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Rabaul 1943-44: Reducing Japan's great island fortress

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Rabaul 1943-44: Reducing Japan's great island fortress

Mark Lardas

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

Paperback

In 1942, the massive Japanese naval base and airfield at Rabaul was a fortress standing in the Allies' path to Tokyo. It was... [more]

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