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Second World War

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

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Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness

Craig Nelson

History; African history; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Second World War

Paperback

The gripping and definitive account of the Day of Infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States' entry... [more]

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Spitfire Leader: Robert Bungey DFC, Tragic Battle of Britain Hero

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Spitfire Leader: Robert Bungey DFC, Tragic Battle of Britain Hero

Dennis Newton, Richard Bungey

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Aviation skills & piloting

Hardback

The brilliant career and moving personal story of Battle of Britain Spitfire ace and squadron leader Bob Bungey. [more]

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

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Hitler's Scapegoat: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust

Stephen Koch

True crime; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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How Hitler used the murder of a Nazi diplomat to blame the Jews for WW2, based on new archive sources. [more]

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The Thousand Doors: Australian Doctors at War Part Five: The Middle East and Far East 1939-1942

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The Thousand Doors: Australian Doctors at War Part Five: The Middle East...

Colonol Robert Likeman

History; Military history; Second World War; Medical profession; History of medicine

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Illustrated biographies of doctors who served during the Second World War. The fourth volume in the series Australian Doctors... [more]

$65.00

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Operation Typhoon: The Assault on Moscow 1941

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Operation Typhoon: The Assault on Moscow 1941

Philippe Naud

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

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This volume in the Casemate Illustrated series takes an in-depth visual look at the German assault on Moscow during October... [more]

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

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Air Combat: Dogfights of World War II

Dmitriy Khazanov, Aleksander Medved, Edward M. Young

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; War & defence operations

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The battle for the skies in World War II fuelled a race between rival air forces to develop ever faster and more capable fighter... [more]

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from the Nazis

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from...

Gerri Chanel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Thrilling narrative history describing how France's museum staff protected Leonardo da Vinci's Joconde - and her famous smile... [more]

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Defying Vichy: Blood, Fear and French Resistance

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Defying Vichy: Blood, Fear and French Resistance

Robert Pike

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

Hardback

A timely reappraisal of the actions and motivations of the French Resistance in Vichy France, 75 years after its undoing [more]

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Auntie's War: The BBC during the Second World War

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Auntie's War: The BBC during the Second World War

Edward Stourton

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; International institutions; Radio & television industry

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BBC RADIO 4 'BOOK OF THE WEEK'The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British institution unlike any other, and its story... [more]

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German Foreign Intelligence from Hitler's War to the Cold War: Flawed Assumptions and Faulty Analysis

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German Foreign Intelligence from Hitler's War to the Cold War: Flawed Assumptions...

Robert Hutchinson

History; European history; The Cold War; Second World War; Military intelligence

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Examining the information on enemy nations that was gathered, processed, and presented to leaders in the Nazi state, Robert... [more]

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'Broadsword Calling Danny Boy': On Where Eagles Dare

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'Broadsword Calling Danny Boy': On Where Eagles Dare

Geoff Dyer

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Film & movie: styles & genres; Second World War

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Where Eagles Dare is both a thrillingly realized Alpine Second World War adventure with tough, compelling acting from its... [more]

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Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied France

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Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied...

Rick Stroud

History; European history; Second World War; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

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A unique, moving narrative of the women who volunteered to be trained by SOE and dropped into Nazi-held France to support... [more]

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

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Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

Keith Bird

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

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A major biography of the head of the German navy during World War II, Erich Raeder. [more]

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy

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Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over...

Adam Lunney

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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The story of the only Royal Australian Air Force squadron to operate from airfields built immediately behind the front lines... [more]

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The Survival of the Jews in France: 1940-44

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The Survival of the Jews in France: 1940-44

Jacques Semelin

History; European history; The Holocaust; Second World War; Jewish studies

Hardback

A renowned historian of genocide reconsiders French responses to the Nazis' attempt to exterminate France's Jewish population.... [more]

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French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations, 1914-1918/1940-1944

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French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France...

Richard Cobb

History; European history; First World War; Second World War

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A unique chronicle of the relations between the occupiers and the occupied [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 unforgettable oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in... [more]

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The Few: July-October 1940

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The Few: July-October 1940

Alex Kershaw

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

Paperback

In the early days of World War Two when Britain stood alone against the terror of Hitler's all-conquering Third Reich, her... [more]

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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

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

$26.95

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The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion

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The Phoney Victory: The World War II Illusion

Peter Hitchens

History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

Paperback

Peter Hitchens debunks the myths about Britain's role in `The Good War' [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

Hardback

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

$59.95

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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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For fans of Transcription by Kate Atkinson and books by Ben Macintyre, this is the astonishing full story of the MI5 agent... [more]

$32.99

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

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Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper

Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Memoirs; History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces

Paperback

First-person account written by one World War II's top ten snipers [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]

$32.99

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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]

$44.99

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