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True war & combat stories

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secet Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic Bomb

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The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Secet Plot to Stop the Nazi Atomic...

Sam Kean

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Nuclear weapons

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New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining... [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services

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The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

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The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

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

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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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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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat...

Eric Haseltine

True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Espionage & secret services

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The thrilling, true, cold-war era story of counterespionage in Moscow and the clandestine eavesdropping arms race. [more]

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

Blaine Harden

Autobiography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Korean War; Espionage & secret services

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Discover the true story of the dark reign of the number one US spy-master in Korea. [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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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the Indian Army in the First World War

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The Indian Empire At War: From Jihad to Victory, The Untold Story of the...

George Morton-Jack

True war & combat stories; History

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A brilliantly original take on the First World War, tracing the Indian army's journey from a small professional service to... [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

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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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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]

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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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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great British Offensive

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Australians on the Western Front 1918 Volume II: Spearheading the Great...

David W. Cameron

True war & combat stories; History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

Volume 2 concludes with a detailed account of the final battles of World War I and the defeat of German armed forces on the... [more]

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

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In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum

Biography; Biography: general; True war & combat stories; Press & journalism

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** BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK **`It has always seemed to me that what I write about is humanity in extremis, pushed to the... [more]

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

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My Country: A Syrian Memoir

Kassem Eid

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support... [more]

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Songs of a War Boy

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Songs of a War Boy

Deng Thiak Adut, Ben Mckelvey

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; True war & combat stories

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The bestselling biography of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, Australian lawyer, and man of hope. [more]

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival on the Other Kokoda Trail

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The Bulldog Track: A Grandson's Story of an Ordinary Man's War and Survival...

Peter Phelps

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; War & defence operations

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This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor... [more]

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

Paperback

'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [more]

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [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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Austerlitz

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Austerlitz

W. G. Sebald

True war & combat stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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This is the true story of Jacque Austerlitz, sent to Wales on the last Kindertransport from Europe on the eve of the World... [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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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey to Safety

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The Fox Hunt: Four Strangers, Thirteen Days, and One Man's Amazing Journey...

Mohammed Al Samawi

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Interfaith relations

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A young man's moving story of love, war, and hope in which he recounts his harrowing escape from fanaticism and a brutal civil... [more]

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Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

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Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

Annette Dumbach, Jud Newborn

True war & combat stories; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; European history; Second World War; Political activism

Paperback

Republished in 2018 to commemorate the 75 years since their arrest & execution. This updated edition includes a new preface... [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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