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Second World War

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Heroes of Telemark: Sabotaging Hitler's atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

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Heroes of Telemark: Sabotaging Hitler's atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

David Greentree

History; European history; Second World War; Special & elite forces; War & defence operations

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In May 1941, the Norwegian Section of SOE received a dossier warning of the dangers of a hydroelectric fertiliser plant in... [more]

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October 1944

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Pacific Thunder: The US Navy's Central Pacific Campaign, August 1943-October...

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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In Pacific Thunder, Thomas McKelvey Cleaver sheds new light on the most successful naval campaign ever undertaken. [more]

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The Truth About Rudolf Hess

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The Truth About Rudolf Hess

Douglas-Hamilton, James

History; Second World War

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Provides a unique insight into one of the most intriguing events of the Second World War, by the son of one of the key participants,... [more]

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Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Excision of Rohm's SA Brownshirts, 30 June-2 July 1934

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Night of the Long Knives: Hitler's Excision of Rohm's SA Brownshirts, 30...

Phil Carradice

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

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Outlines one of history's fastest and most ruthless purges, one of the most significant killings of modern times. [more]

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The Third Reich: All You Need To Know

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The Third Reich: All You Need To Know

Caroline Sharples

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

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Caroline Sharples's compelling account of how Hitler used the democratic process to seize power in Germany and create a violent... [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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H. G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds

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H. G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds

Peter Filkins

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; History: specific events & topics; The Holocaust; Second World War

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After surviving Theresienstadt and Auschwitz, H.G. Adler (1910-88), vividly captured the experience in over two dozen books.... [more]

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Under a Darkening Sky: The American Experience in Nazi Europe: 1939-1941

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Under a Darkening Sky: The American Experience in Nazi Europe: 1939-1941...

Robert Lyman

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

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A vivid social history of the American expatriate experience in Europe between 1939 and 1941, as the Nazi menace brings a... [more]

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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

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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

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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]

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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]

$46.95

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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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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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'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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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]

$65.00

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The Hidden Places of World War II: The Extraordinary Sites Where History Was Made During the War That Saved Civilization

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The Hidden Places of World War II: The Extraordinary Sites Where History...

Jerome M. O'Connor

History; Second World War

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A grand tour of the secret places - some known and many unknown - where WWII history was made. [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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Royal Netherlands East Indies Army 1936-42

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Royal Netherlands East Indies Army 1936-42

Marc Lohnstein

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Uniforms & insignia

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Until 1945, Indonesia was a Dutch colony known as the Netherlands East Indies. In 1930, the area had over 60 million inhabitants... [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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Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45

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Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45

Vesa Nenye, Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen, Chris Birks

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

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In the aftermath of the Winter War Finland found itself drawing ever closer to Nazi Germany and eventually took part in Operation... [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]

$75.00

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