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Second World War

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secret Plot to Stop the Nazi...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

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Prisoners of the Sumatra Railway: Narratives of History and Memory

Lizzie Oliver (Independent Scholar, UK)

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Second World War

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An exploration of the prisoner of war experience on the Sumatra railway, and its legacy, through the life-writing of those... [more]

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat...

Michael Veitch

True war & combat stories; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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Told for the first time, this is the epic story of the Milne Bay campaign of 1942 - which saw Japanese land forces suffer... [more]

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MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East, 1941-51

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MacArthur's Air Force: American Airpower over the Pacific and the Far East,...

Bill Yenne

History; Military history; Second World War; Korean War; Air forces & warfare

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General Douglas MacArthur is one of the towering figures of World War II, and indeed of the twentieth century, but his leadership... [more]

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Atlas of the Blitzkrieg: 1939-41

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Atlas of the Blitzkrieg: 1939-41

Robert Kirchubel

History; Historical maps & atlases; Military history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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In September 1939, Nazi Germany launched its infamous Blitzkrieg invasion... [more]

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

Jan Karski

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

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Karski was a brilliant young diplomat when war broke out in 1939 with Hitler's... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Stalingrad

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Stalingrad

David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House

History; European history; Second World War

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This is the long awaited one-volume campaign history from the leading experts of the decisive clash of Nazi and Soviet forces... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

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

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

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [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

History; Second World War

Paperback

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 Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from the impossible

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The Diggers of Colditz: The classic Australian POW story about escape from...

Jack Champ, Colin Burgess

History; Second World War

Paperback

A new and expanded edition of this book by Champ, an Australian who took part in two mass escapes from the German prisoner... [more]

$35.00

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Secret War: The Story of SOE - Britain's Wartime Sabotage Organisation

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Secret War: The Story of SOE - Britain's Wartime Sabotage Organisation

Nigel West

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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The story of Britain's wartime sabotage operations, as organized by the Special Operations Executive. [more]

$39.99

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World War II: Infographics

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World War II: Infographics

Jean Lopez, Vincent Bernard, Nicolas Aubin, Nicolas Guillerat

History; Second World War

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A revelatory history of World War II, told entirely through visually stunning state-of-the-art infographics. [more]

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

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Mortain 1944: Hitler's Normandy Panzer offensive

Steven J. Zaloga

History; European history; Second World War; Land forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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Following the successful landings in Normandy on D-Day and consolidation during Operation Cobra, the Wehrmacht was ordered... [more]

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

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The 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram

David M. Guss

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The extraordinary story of Alastair Cram, the British soldier who escaped from prisoner-of-war camps not once but more than... [more]

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers Became the Commanders Who Won World War II

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers...

Benjamin Runkle

History; Second World War

Hardback

This book is is first comprehensive history of te United States' World War II generals between the wars, covering not only... [more]

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Defending the Rock: Gibraltar and the Second World War

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Defending the Rock: Gibraltar and the Second World War

Nicholas Rankin

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

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Nicholas Rankin's revelatory new book, whose cast of characters includes Haile Selassie, Anthony Burgess and General Sikorski,... [more]

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

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Escape from the Third Reich: Folke Bernadotte and the White Buses

Sune Persson

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

Paperback

The full story of the White Buses rescue missions out of German camps. [more]

$44.99

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

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

Paperback

The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Stasi 77

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Stasi 77

David Young

Fiction & Literature; Crime & mystery; Espionage & spy thriller; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War

Paperback

.<br /><br />A gripping and evocative crime thriller, moving between the... [more]

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

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SAS Italian Job: The Secret Mission to Storm a Forbidden Nazi Fortress

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

Paperback

An impossible mission in wartime Italy: the next explosive bestseller from Damien Lewis. [more]

$22.99

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Waffen-SS: Hitler's Army at War

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Waffen-SS: Hitler's Army at War

Adrian Gilbert

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

Hardback

From an award-winning and bestselling historian, the first comprehensive military history in over fifty years of Hitler's... [more]

$45.00

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