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Second World War

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The Shortest History of Germany

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The Shortest History of Germany

James Hawes

History; European history; First World War; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism

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The West is in full retreat. The Anglo-Saxon powers, great and small, withdraw into fantasies of lost greatness. Populists... [more]

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised wartime Melbourne

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Murder at Dusk: How US soldier and smiling psychopath Eddie Leonski terrorised...

Ian W. Shaw

Biography; True crime; Second World War

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Far away from any World War II battlefront, the citizens of Melbourne lived in fear of a serial killer - the Brownout Strangler.... [more]

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

Kevin Ruane

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

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Covering the development of the atomic bomb during the Second World War, the origins and early course of the Cold War, and... [more]

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The Forgotten Dead: The true story of Exercise Tiger, the disastrous rehearsal for D-Day

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The Forgotten Dead: The true story of Exercise Tiger, the disastrous rehearsal...

Ken Small, Mark Rogerson

True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Second World War

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Bestselling true story of the fiasco of the D-Day landings exercise in Devon in 1944 in which over 1,000 soldiers were killed... [more]

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len Waters, Australia's First Aboriginal Fighter Pilot

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The Missing Man: From the Outback to Tarakan, the Powerful Story of Len...

Peter Rees

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

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He was our first Aboriginal fighter pilot, he flew multiple sorties during Australia's World War II Pacific campaign, and... [more]

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Challenger 2: Main Battle Tank Manual

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Challenger 2: Main Battle Tank Manual

Dick Taylor

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

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The British Army's Challenger 2 tank is based on Challenger 1 that served with distinction in the 1st Gulf War and the Balkans.... [more]

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Churchill & Attlee: The Unlikely Allies Who Won The War

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Churchill & Attlee: The Unlikely Allies Who Won The War

David Cohen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

The first book to concentrate on the relationship between two unlikely characters that together helped win the war. [more]

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Otto Skorzeny: The Devil's Disciple

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Otto Skorzeny: The Devil's Disciple

Stuart Smith

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

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From his background as a student radical in Vienna, to his bloody service with the Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front, his surprise... [more]

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The Fear and the Freedom: Why the Second World War Still Matters

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The Fear and the Freedom: Why the Second World War Still Matters

Keith Lowe

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

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The bestselling, prize-winning author explores the impact of the Second World War - for nations, cities and families around... [more]

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

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First Light: The Centenary Collection

Geoffrey Wellum

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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A memoir of the author's experiences as a fighter pilot during WWII. It tells how two months before the outbreak of WWII,... [more]

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Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

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Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Eric Kurlander

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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The definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions... [more]

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An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

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An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

Peter Fritzsche

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War

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'A profoundly significant exploration of how Europeans-both Germans and those under German occupation-struggled to make sense... [more]

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The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II

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The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America...

Mary Jo McConahay

History; Second World War

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The gripping and little known story of the fight for the allegiance of Latin America during World War II [more]

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved

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The Sinking of HMAS Sydney: How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was...

David L. Mearns

History; Maritime history; Second World War; Military & naval ships

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'We just found Sydney. We've got it. It's absolutely crystal clear. She's sitting upright in a small debris field. There's... [more]

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

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Smoky the Brave: The World's Smallest Dog With the Biggest Heart

Damien Lewis

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

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A Crime in the Family

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A Crime in the Family

Sacha Batthyany

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Second World War

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A memoir of brutality, heroism and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold... [more]

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

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Italian Cruisers of World War II

Mark Stille

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

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The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington... [more]

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London at War: 1939-1945

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London at War: 1939-1945

Alan Jeffreys

History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Tells the story of London during one of the most eventful points in its history - the Second World War - through IWM's unique... [more]

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

Nicholas Shakespeare

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

*** Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in the Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Observer and The Economist ***`A gripping story... [more]

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RAF Bomber Command Operations Manual: Insights into the organisation, equipment, men, machines, technology and tactics of the RAF's bomber offensive 1939 -1945

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RAF Bomber Command Operations Manual: Insights into the organisation, equipment,...

Jonathan Falconer

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

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Night after night for six years of war, RAF Bomber Command's squadrons pounded away at the cities of Nazi Germany in a determined... [more]

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Spies in the Congo: The Race for the Ore That Built the Atomic Bomb

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Spies in the Congo: The Race for the Ore That Built the Atomic Bomb

Susan Williams

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

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A thrilling account of the extraordinary efforts of Allied intelligence in gaining control of Belgian Congo's uranium mines... [more]

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A Very Rude Awakening: The night the Japanese midget subs came to Sydney harbour

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A Very Rude Awakening: The night the Japanese midget subs came to Sydney...

Peter Grose

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

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In May of 1942, the war seemed very far away to most Sydneysiders - until the night the three Japanese midget submarines crept... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

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

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Churchill: Military Genius or Menace?

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Churchill: Military Genius or Menace?

Stephen Napier

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; First World War; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership; Defence strategy, planning & research

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A long overdue reassessment of the part Churchill played in WWII, and how his actions really affected those he led [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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