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Second World War

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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

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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

Paperback

A unique chronicle of the relations between the occupiers and the occupied [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

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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]

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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]

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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

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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

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

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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

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How the German field marshals failed to stand up to Hitler. [more]

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

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The Solomons 1943-44: The Struggle for New Georgia and Bougainville

Mark Stille (Author)

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence; Battles & campaigns

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Victory at Guadalcanal for the Allies in February 1943 left them a vital foothold in the Solomon Islands chain, and was the... [more]

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby March - April 1942

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2: The Struggle for Moresby March - April 1942...

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

History; Second World War

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South Pacific Air War Volume 2 chronicles aerial warfare in the South Pacific for the two crucial months of March and April... [more]

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The Plots Against Hitler

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The Plots Against Hitler

Danny Orbach

History; European history; Second World War

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A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.... [more]

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

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SIGINT: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars

Peter Matthews

Coding theory & cryptology; History; First World War; Second World War; Military intelligence

Paperback

From LORENZ to ENIGMA, Room 40 to Bletchley, SIGINT reveals the story of the secret signals of both world wars [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

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Riding, showjumping & horsemanship

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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 Lost Battalions

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The Lost Battalions

Tom Gilling

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Prisoners of war

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A little known story of two Australian battalions abandoned in Java during World War II and the heroes who kept them alive... [more]

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The Great War Letters of German & Austrian Jews 1914

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The Great War Letters of German & Austrian Jews 1914

Eugen Tannenbaum, Michael A. O'Neill

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

Hardback

A unique set of stories from the Jewish people who fought for Germany and Austria. [more]

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Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway

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Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway

Vincent Hunt

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

Hardback

The first assessment of the human consequences of the scorched earth devastation in Norway, including mass displacement, murder,... [more]

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Wings of the Rising Sun: Uncovering the Secrets of Japanese Fighters and Bombers of World War II

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Wings of the Rising Sun: Uncovering the Secrets of Japanese Fighters and...

Mark Chambers

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

Hardback

In the Pacific War's early years, Japanese air power was dominant. The only way for the Allies to defeat their enemy was to... [more]

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How Churchill Waged War: The Most Challenging Decisions of the Second World War

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How Churchill Waged War: The Most Challenging Decisions of the Second World...

Allen Packwood

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

The author identifies the most important decisions taken by Churchill between May 1940 and the end of the Second World War.... [more]

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The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre

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The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation...

Helen Fry

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Political control & freedoms

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The first complete account of the fiercely guarded secrets of London's clandestine interrogation center, operated by the British... [more]

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The Eastern Front 1941-43: Book 5 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War

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The Eastern Front 1941-43: Book 5 of the Ladybird Expert History of the...

James Holland

History; Second World War; Adult education, continuous learning; Military tactics

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Eastern Front 1941-1944, is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to the... [more]

$19.99

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

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The First Soldier: Hitler as Military Leader

Stephen Fritz

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

Hardback

A leading expert reexamines history to offer a stunningly original portrait of Hitler as a competent military commander and... [more]

$49.99

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The Battle of Milne Bay 1942: Australian Army Campaign Series

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The Battle of Milne Bay 1942: Australian Army Campaign Series

Nicholas Anderson

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

By 1942 the formidable Japanese military had conquered swathes of territory across south-east Asia and the Pacific Ocean.... [more]

$19.99

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Lorenz: Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley Park

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Lorenz: Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley Park

Jerry Roberts

Memoirs; History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Military intelligence

Paperback

The story of the breaking of the Lorenz machine - more complex and secure... [more]

$27.99

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