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Second World War

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Malta 1940-42: The Axis' air battle for Mediterranean supremacy

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Malta 1940-42: The Axis' air battle for Mediterranean supremacy

Ryan K. Noppen

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In 1940, the strategically vital island of Malta was Britain's last toehold in the central Mediterranean, wreaking havoc among... [more]

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Gebirgsjager vs Soviet Sailor: Arctic Circle 1942-44

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Gebirgsjager vs Soviet Sailor: Arctic Circle 1942-44

David Greentree

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Land forces & warfare

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In 1941-44, Nazi Germany's Gebirgsjager - elite mountain troops - clashed repeatedly with land-based units of the Soviet Navy... [more]

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Blitzkrieg: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Blitzkrieg: A Ladybird Expert Book

James Holland

History; Second World War; Military tactics

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Blitzkrieg is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of one of the fall... [more]

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The Battle of the Atlantic: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Battle of the Atlantic: A Ladybird Expert Book

James Holland

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

An accessible and authoritative introduction to the Battle of the Atlantic... [more]

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Churchill: Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours

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Churchill: Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours

Brian Lavery

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Hardback

A fascinating and complete overview of Churchill as Commander and a detailed study of how all of his unique and broad pre-WW2... [more]

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World War II at Sea: A Global History

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World War II at Sea: A Global History

Craig L. Symonds

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology... [more]

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Battle of Britain 1940: The Luftwaffe's 'Eagle Attack'

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Battle of Britain 1940: The Luftwaffe's 'Eagle Attack'

Doug Dildy

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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In August 1940, the Luftwaffe began an operation to destroy or neutralize RAF Fighter Command, and enable Hitler to invade... [more]

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Field Marshal: The Life and Death of Erwin Rommel

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Field Marshal: The Life and Death of Erwin Rommel

Daniel Allen Butler

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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A highly-praised biography of the great German general Erwin Rommel. Daniel Butler analyses his character and motives, revealing... [more]

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Dunkirk

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Dunkirk

A.D. Divine

History; British & Irish history; Second World War

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This is the story of Dunkirk and of the men who planned it (insofar as it was planned) and of the men who carried it out,... [more]

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz

Omer Bartov

History; European history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; The Holocaust; Second World War; War crimes

Hardback

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

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The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

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The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War...

Colin F. Baxter

History; Second World War

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In The Secret History of RDX, Colin F. Baxter documents the journey of the super-explosive from conceptualization at Woolwich... [more]

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Operation Market-Garden 1944 3: The British XXX Corps Missions

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Operation Market-Garden 1944 3: The British XXX Corps Missions

Ken Ford

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

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Field Marshal Montgomery's plan to get Second British Army behind the fortifications of the German Siegfried Line in 1944... [more]

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Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

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Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

Bill Niven

Films, movies & cinema; History; European history; Second World War; Propaganda

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An expose of Hitler's relationship with film and his influence on the film industry [more]

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Darkest Hour: Official Tie-In for the Oscar-Winning Film Starring Gary Oldman

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Darkest Hour: Official Tie-In for the Oscar-Winning Film Starring Gary Oldman...

Anthony McCarten

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

Paperback

The official tie-in to major new motion picture Darkest Hour - starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill. [more]

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the Nazis

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The Saboteur: True Adventures of the Gentleman Commando Who Took on the...

Paul Kix

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Special & elite forces

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In the tradition of `Agent Zigzag' comes a breathtaking biography of WWII's `Scarlet Pimpernel' as fast-paced and emotionally... [more]

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The History of World War II

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The History of World War II

Antony Evans, David Gibbons

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

Hardback

Only six decades ago the greatest war ever fought drew to a close - a global conflict that many people still remember because... [more]

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Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

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Blenheims Over Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Brian Cull

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

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This is the gripping account of the heroics of the small band of British & Greek airmen who flew Bristol Blenheims against... [more]

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Bismarck and Hood

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Bismarck and Hood

Marco Santarini

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

Paperback

The strategic, operational, tactical, technical and terminal aspects are discussed one by one to progressively review how... [more]

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Churchill

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Churchill

Roy Jenkins

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

An exhaustive biographical portrait of one of the most enigmatic and important figures of the twentieth century. [more]

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul December 1941-March 1942

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South Pacific Air War: Volume 1: The Fall of Rabaul December 1941-March...

Michael Claringbould, Peter Ingman

History; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

South Pacific Air War Volume 1 is the first book in a trilogy chronicling the early months of the Pacific War in the lead... [more]

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

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British Destroyers 1939-45: Wartime-built classes

Angus Konstam

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

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As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete... [more]

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich

Robert Gellately

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

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A thought-provoking assessment and documentation of one of the most terrible periods in history - the rise and fall of the... [more]

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The Cambridge History of the Second World War: The Cambridge History of the Second World War 3 Volume Paperback Set

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The Cambridge History...

John Ferris (University of Calgary), Richard Bosworth (Jesus College, Oxford), Joseph Maiolo (King's College London), Michael Geyer (University of Chicago)

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

Paperback

The Cambridge History of the Second World War is an illustrated and authoritative account of the events of 1939-45. With contributions... [more]

$145.95

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack

Steve Twomey

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

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This "riveting" (Los Angeles Times), "crackerjack read" (Smithsonian) turns the lead-up to the most infamous... [more]

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The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

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The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945...

James Hornfischer

History; Military history; Second World War

Paperback

One of the most consequential campaigns of the Pacific War was the U.S. Fifth Fleet's seizure of the Marianas. [more]

$37.95

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