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Second World War

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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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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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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

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

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.<br /><br />A gripping and evocative crime thriller, moving between the... [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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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

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Normandy `44: D-Day and the Battle for France

James Holland

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world... [more]

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The World at War, 1914-1945

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The World at War, 1914-1945

Jeremy Black

History; Military history; First World War; Second World War

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This text provides an innovative global military history that joins three periods-World War I, the interwar years, and World... [more]

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Age groups: children; Advocate - History

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What did it mean to grow up in the Soviet Union during the Second World War? In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich started... [more]

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

Brian Herder

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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It is often forgotten that during World War II, the Japanese managed to successfully invade and conquer a precious part of... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

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

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The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

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Forgotten Victory: Operation Dragoon and Liberation of the South of France

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Forgotten Victory: Operation Dragoon and Liberation of the South of France...

Robin Cross

History; European history; Military history; Second World War

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A dramatic and expertly rendered narrative of the Allied liberation of the South of France during Operation Dragoon in 1944.... [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

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Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943

Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr.

History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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By 1943, the tide of World War II had started to turn against Germany. Defeated at Stalingrad and Kursk, forced to surrender... [more]

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D-Day New Guinea: The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the Greatest Combined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific War

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D-Day New Guinea: The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the...

Phillip Bradley

History; Second World War

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'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [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 Nazi Hunters

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The Nazi Hunters

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Regiments

Paperback

The extraordinary true story of the SAS's bloody rebirth, revealed for the very first time [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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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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World War II: Battle by Battle

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World War II: Battle by Battle

Nikolai Bogdanovic

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

This compact gift book takes thirty of World War II's most significant clashes, both the famous and the lesser known, and... [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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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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