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    Defeating Hitler: Whitehall's Secret Report on Why Hitler Lost the War by Paul Winter    Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48 by Sharif Gemie & Laure Humbert & Fiona Reid    WW II Duty, Honor, Country: The Memories of Those Who Were There by Steve Hardwick & Duane E. Hodgin    Fighting with the Commandos: Recollections of Stan Scott, No. 3 Commando by Neil Barber    South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds by Alan Rems    The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume IX - The Overrun & Neutral Nations of Europe and Lati by Charles D. Pettibone    B-17 MEMORIES: From Memphis Belle to Victory by T. Sgt. James Lee Hutchinson Ed. S.    Letters from the Attic: Save the Last Dance for Me by Charles Young Jr.    The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective by Frank McDonough    Burma 1942: The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay by Alan Warren    The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals) by R. W. B. Clarke    "A" Force: The Origins of British Deception in the Second World War by Whitney Bendeck    WHY? Observe and Preserve, A Biography of Evil by Bettye P. Mahan    Panzer Leader by Heinz Guderian    Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in WWII by John Teuchert    Invasion! Operation Sea Lion, 1940 by Martin Marix Evans    The Leadership, Direction and Legitimacy of the RAF Bomber Offensive from Inception to 1945 by Peter Gray    The Fall of France 1940 by Andrew Shennan    Nazi Germany by Tim Kirk    101 Amazing Facts about the Second World War by Jack Goldstein    101 Amazing Facts about the Second World War by Jack Goldstein    Protest, Defiance and Resistance in the Channel Islands: German Occupation, 1940-45 by Gilly Carr & Paul Sanders & Louise Willmot    Healing in Hell: The Memoirs of a Far Eastern POW Medic by Ken Adams    Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation) by Adolf Hitler    Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany: The "Euthanasia Programs" the "Euthanasia Programs" by Susan Benedict    The Highland Division: The Army at War Series by Eric Linklater    The Defence of Calais: The Army at War Series by Eric Linklater    The Northern Garrisons: The Army at War Series by Eric Linklater    Sacrifice, Captivity and Escape: The Remarkable Memoirs of a Japanese POW by Peter Jackson    Nazi Steel: Freidrich Flick and German Expansion in Western Europe, 19401944 by Marcus O. Jones    Women in Nazi Germany by Jill Stephenson    The Politics of War Memory in Japan: Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War by Kamila Szczepanska    World War II: A Beginner's Guide by Christopher Catherwood    Odyssey of a Bombardier: The POW Log of Richard M. Mason by John J. Hurt    Thunder Below! The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II by Eugene B. Fluckey    Can Do! The Story of the Seabees by William Bradford Huie    Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten Army by Barnaby Phillips    When Daddy Comes Home by Karolyn Rogers    A Special Duty by Jennifer Elkin    Cockpit Commander- A Navigator's Life: The Autobiography of Wing Commander Bruce Gibson by Bruce Gibson    Voices in Flight: The Dambuster's Squadron by Colin Higgs    Stubborn Buggers: Survivors of the infamous POW gaol that made Changi look like heaven by Tim Bowden    Dangerous Liaisons: Collaboration and World War Two by Peter Davies    Red Devils: Or Emilia, My Mother from Ukraine by Anatoly (Tony) Kandiew    Puller Chronicles Volume 1 by Meriwether Ball    Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day by Stephan Talty    The Girl from Station X: My Mother's Unknown Life by Elisa Segrave    Panzer killers: Anti-tank Warfare on the Eastern Front by Artern Drabkin    Red Army Tank Commander: At War in a T-34 on the Eastern Frount by Valsilly Bryukhov    Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville by Sean E. Livingston
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Defeating Hitler: Whitehall's Secret Report on Why Hitler Lost the War by Paul Winter
Defeating Hitler: Whitehall's Secret Report on Why Hitler Lost the War

Published for the very first time, the top secret report Some Weaknesses in German Strategy and Organisation 1933 - 1945 was prepared by Whitehall's highest intelligence body, the Joint Intelligence Committee, and presented to Britain's Chiefs of Staff
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Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48 by Sharif Gemie & Laure Humbert & Fiona Reid
Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48

The period of the 'long' Second World War (1936-1948) was marked by mass movements of diverse populations: 60 million people either fled or were forced from their homes. This book considers the Spanish Republicans fleeing Franco's Spain in 1939, the French
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WW II Duty, Honor, Country: The Memories of Those Who Were There by Steve Hardwick & Duane E. Hodgin
WW II Duty, Honor, Country: The Memories of Those Who Were There

DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY
The eighty-four men and women who tell their stories exemplify these words. From the home front to the battlefront and from behind the lines, their words speak of loss, pain, fear, loneliness, selflessness, faith and hope. As one

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Fighting with the Commandos: Recollections of Stan Scott, No. 3 Commando by Neil Barber
Fighting with the Commandos: Recollections of Stan Scott, No. 3 Commando

Fighting With The Commandos tells what the Second World War was like for a fighting soldier. After enlisting underage, he was 'found out', joined the Home Guard and then a Young Soldiers Unit (for those too young to serve overseas). He managed to get out
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Neil Barber22 Oct 2014$1.99

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South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds by Alan Rems
South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds

The war in the South Pacific in its entirety has remained remarkably neglected by historians. This is the first comprehensive narrative history covering all land, sea and air operations in the theater to the end of World War II.

While Guadalcanal is familiar

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Alan Rems19 Oct 2014$38.95

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The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume IX - The Overrun & Neutral Nations of Europe and Lati by Charles D. Pettibone
The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume IX - The Overrun & Neutral Nations of Europe and Lati

There are numerous Order of Battle books on the market. So what makes this one so special? Why should one decide on this particular book? Most Order of Battle books usually deal only with the division and corps level of a country's army. Most higher commands
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Charles D. Pettibone19 Oct 2014$3.99

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B-17 MEMORIES: From Memphis Belle to Victory by T. Sgt. James Lee Hutchinson Ed. S.
B-17 MEMORIES: From Memphis Belle to Victory

The Memphis Belle, completed 25 missions and became the symbol of Eighth Air Force success in the air war over Europe. Its national tour rallied support and encouraged citizens enduring rationing and sacrifices for victory. Heavy bomber aircrews proved
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T. Sgt. James Lee Hutchinson Ed. S.18 Oct 2014$3.99

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Letters from the Attic: Save the Last Dance for Me by Charles Young Jr.
Letters from the Attic: Save the Last Dance for Me

"FASCINATING ... MANY WILL APPRECIATE THE NOSTALGIA AND PERSONAL LOOK INTO THE GREATEST ERA OF OUR AMERICAN HISTORY."

-Dr. Bruce Shields, Professor Emeritus, Yale

This personal history recalls family, love, and young romance beneath the roar of a raging

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Charles Young Jr.17 Oct 2014$3.99

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The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective by Frank McDonough
The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective

Many major world events have occurred since the last key anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War, and these events have had a dramatic impact on the international stage: 9/11, the Iraq War, climate change and the world economic crisis. This
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Burma 1942: The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay by Alan Warren
Burma 1942: The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay

In December 1941 Japan set out to seize South-East Asia and the western Pacific to complete the building of a self-sufficient empire. The rapid loss of all of Britain's possessions in the Far East was the culmination of a failed attempt to deal with the
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Alan Warren16 Oct 2014$40.99

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The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals) by R. W. B. Clarke
The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were bewildered by the flood of regulations and decrees.
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R. W. B. Clarke15 Oct 2014$44.95

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"A" Force: The Origins of British Deception in the Second World War by Whitney Bendeck
"A" Force: The Origins of British Deception in the Second World War

June 1940. The Italians declared war on the British. Completely unprepared for war, the British had only 35,000 troops to defend Egypt. Opposing them, the Italian army in Libya numbered at least 215,000; in East Africa, the Italians could muster another
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Whitney Bendeck15 Oct 2014$45.95

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WHY? Observe and Preserve, A Biography of Evil by Bettye P. Mahan
WHY? Observe and Preserve, A Biography of Evil

The U.S. economy, debt and our survival depend on the strength of the citizens to reclaim the principles and policies outlined by the Founders, not on the strength of government and self-serving party politics as it is performed today. There are flaws
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Bettye P. Mahan14 Oct 2014$3.99

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Panzer Leader by Heinz Guderian
Panzer Leader

Heinz Guderian - master of the Blitzkrieg and father of modern tank warfare - commanded the German XIX Army Corps as it rampaged across Poland in 1939. Personally leading the devastating attack which traversed the Ardennes Forest and broke through French
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Heinz Guderian14 Oct 2014$2.99

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Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in WWII by John Teuchert
Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in WWII

Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in Wwii entails the story of John Teuchert who enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of twenty in 1942 and fought in the Second World War. He was among the troops in the operation in Mariana Islands, where he saw
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John Teuchert13 Oct 2014$3.99

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Invasion! Operation Sea Lion, 1940 by Martin Marix Evans
Invasion! Operation Sea Lion, 1940

This terrifying alternative reality is actually based on historical facts. The book follows the real course of events up to1 September, including the planning in Britain and Germany, and the aerial war. The fictional story then supposes that the Germans

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Martin Marix Evans12 Oct 2014$49.95

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The Leadership, Direction and Legitimacy of the RAF Bomber Offensive from Inception to 1945 by Peter Gray
The Leadership, Direction and Legitimacy of the RAF Bomber Offensive from Inception to 1945

This book offers a fresh approach to the debate on the RAF's bomber offensive by using modern strategic leadership theory as an analytical tool to examine the campaign. In particular, it looks at the legality and legitimacy of the offensive and explores
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Peter Gray12 Oct 2014$49.99

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The Fall of France 1940 by Andrew Shennan
The Fall of France 1940

Offering a fresh critical perspective on this momentous event, Andrew Shennan examines both the continuities and discontinuities that resulted from the events of 1940. The main focus is on the French experience of the war, but this experience is framed
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Andrew Shennan12 Oct 2014$53.95

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Nazi Germany by Tim Kirk
Nazi Germany

Here is a wealth of factual and interpretative information about Germany between 1918 and 1945. Designed for maximum practicality, it sets the Hitler years in their wider context, with most sections spanning the Weimar Republic and the rise of Nazism as
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Tim Kirk9 Oct 2014$70.95

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101 Amazing Facts about the Second World War by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about the Second World War

What was the origin of the word 'Nazi'? Who were the key figures involved in the Second World War, and what terrible weapons did they unleash? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating book containing over one hundred facts about WWII.
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Jack Goldstein9 Oct 2014$2.99

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101 Amazing Facts about the Second World War by Jack Goldstein
101 Amazing Facts about the Second World War

What was the origin of the word 'Nazi'? Who were the key figures involved in the Second World War, and what terrible weapons did they unleash? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating book containing over one hundred facts about WWII.
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Protest, Defiance and Resistance in the Channel Islands: German Occupation, 1940-45 by Gilly Carr & Paul Sanders & Louise Willmot
Protest, Defiance and Resistance in the Channel Islands: German Occupation, 1940-45

The Nazi occupation in World War Two is acknowledged as a defining juncture and an important identity building experience throughout contemporary Europe. Resistance is what 'saves' European societies from an otherwise checkered record of collaboration
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Gilly Carr &
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Healing in Hell: The Memoirs of a Far Eastern POW Medic by Ken Adams
Healing in Hell: The Memoirs of a Far Eastern POW Medic

Ken Adams, as a trained medic, was sent out to the Far East and immediately saw action on the Malay Peninsula. Captured at Singapore he initially worked at Changi Hospital. Many moves and much worse capos in Thailand were to follow. He describes his life,
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Ken Adams7 Oct 2014$1.99

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Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation) by Adolf Hitler
Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation)

Hitler's Mein Kampf combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of his political ideology. Hitler began the book while imprisoned for "political crimes" after his failed government take-over. Though he received many visitors earlier on, he soon
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Adolf Hitler7 Oct 2014$1.99

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Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany: The "Euthanasia Programs" the "Euthanasia Programs" by Susan Benedict
Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany: The "Euthanasia Programs" the "Euthanasia Programs"

This book is about the ethics of nursing and midwifery, and how these were abrogated during the Nazi era. Nurses and midwives actively killed their patients, many of whom were disabled children and infants and patients with mental (and other) illnesses
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Susan Benedict6 Oct 2014$125.00

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The Highland Division: The Army at War Series by Eric Linklater
The Highland Division: The Army at War Series

The Highland Territorials were made up of the 51st Division, who had fought bravely in the Great War, and entered WWII with a fearsome and loyal reputation. Here Erik Linklater draws from letters and War diaries alongside the official table of movements
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Eric Linklater6 Oct 2014$1.99

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The Defence of Calais: The Army at War Series by Eric Linklater
The Defence of Calais: The Army at War Series

It is a tale of defeat, but when defeat is characterised by valour of a certain pitch and quality, its memory may outlast a tale of victory. And like the Burghers who came with ropes about their necks, to offer their lives that a whole people might be
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The Northern Garrisons: The Army at War Series by Eric Linklater
The Northern Garrisons: The Army at War Series

The Northern Garrisons visits the soldiers of WWII in some of the most barren and inhospitable of outposts. Eric Linklater, in his mission to document the lives, trials and achievements of these men, travelled to Shetland, Orkney, the Faeroes and Iceland.
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Sacrifice, Captivity and Escape: The Remarkable Memoirs of a Japanese POW by Peter Jackson
Sacrifice, Captivity and Escape: The Remarkable Memoirs of a Japanese POW

Sacrifice, Captivity and Escape is an exceptional story. Peter Jackson was young and recently married when he was drafted into the army at the start of World War II. He had no wish to be there but like most of his generation he was given no choice. Peter
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Peter Jackson5 Oct 2014$1.99

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Nazi Steel: Freidrich Flick and German Expansion in Western Europe, 19401944 by Marcus O. Jones
Nazi Steel: Freidrich Flick and German Expansion in Western Europe, 19401944

This study explores an exemplary instance of the close interaction between private and official interests in planning and executing the programs of the Nazi government, namely the acquisition in 1941 of the Rombach steel works by the German industrialist
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Marcus O. Jones5 Oct 2014$29.95

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Women in Nazi Germany by Jill Stephenson
Women in Nazi Germany

From images of jubilant mothers offering the Nazi salute, to Eva Braun and Magda Goebbels, women in Hitler's Germany and their role as supporters and guarantors of the Third Reich continue to exert a particular fascination. This account moves away from
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Jill Stephenson5 Oct 2014$58.95

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The Politics of War Memory in Japan: Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War by Kamila Szczepanska
The Politics of War Memory in Japan: Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War

Since the 1990s, questions of Japanese wartime conduct, apologies for aggression, and compensation to former victims of the country's imperial policies, have been brought to the fore of national and regional politics. The state is undoubtedly the most

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Kamila Szczepanska4 Oct 2014$140.00

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World War II: A Beginner's Guide by Christopher Catherwood
World War II: A Beginner's Guide

With over sixty million casualties, World War II was the bloodiest conflict in history. In this incisive introduction, esteemed academic Christopher Catherwood covers all the key battles and campaigns, while also giving the larger story behind them, putting
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Odyssey of a Bombardier: The POW Log of Richard M. Mason by John J. Hurt
Odyssey of a Bombardier: The POW Log of Richard M. Mason

Odyssey of a Bombardier is the illustrated Prisoner of War "log" that depicts the experiences of bombardier Richard M. Mason in German prison camps after his B-17 was shot down by the Germans in France in 1944. The log follows Mason from the day his
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John J. Hurt3 Oct 2014$89.99

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Thunder Below! The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II by Eugene B. Fluckey
Thunder Below! The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II

A Main Selection of the Military Book Club. Winner of the Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature given by the Naval Order of the United States, New York Commandery
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Eugene B. Fluckey3 Oct 2014$20.65

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Can Do! The Story of the Seabees by William Bradford Huie
Can Do! The Story of the Seabees

When William Bradford Huie, a reporter for H. L. Mencken's American Mercury, joined the U.S. Navy in 1943, he received a commission as a public relations officer in the little-known Civil Engineer's Corps Construction Battalions--the Seabees. With the
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William Bradford Huie3 Oct 2014$26.95

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Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten Army by Barnaby Phillips
Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten Army

At age sixteen, Isaac Fadoyebo ran away from his West African village to join the British Army. The Second World War was raging, and Nigeria's colonial masters were desperate to find men to defend the Empire. He was taking breakfast deep in the Burmese
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Barnaby Phillips3 Oct 2014$27.99

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When Daddy Comes Home by Karolyn Rogers
When Daddy Comes Home

On April 22, 1945, two weeks before the end of World War II, Pfc. Tom T. Wilmeth was killed in the line of duty. He left behind a wife, Martha, and three young children - Karolyn, Tom and Donna. For the next fifty-six years, Karolyn struggled to fill the
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Karolyn Rogers1 Oct 2014$8.99

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A Special Duty by Jennifer Elkin
A Special Duty

This is the true story of a young RAF pilot, his crew, a Halifax bomber and their attempts to carry agents and supplies, from bases in Libya and Italy, deep into Europe, the Balkans and Poland during the Second World War. The crew were forced to bale out
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Jennifer Elkin1 Oct 2014$13.05

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Cockpit Commander- A Navigator's Life: The Autobiography of Wing Commander Bruce Gibson by Bruce Gibson
Cockpit Commander- A Navigator's Life: The Autobiography of Wing Commander Bruce Gibson

Previously self-published by the author, this book charts the course of a dramatic career as a Wing Commander. Living through one of the most dynamic periods in military and Aviation development history, Bruce Gibson saw events play out from his elevated
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Bruce Gibson30 Sep 2014$7.99

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Voices in Flight: The Dambuster's Squadron by Colin Higgs
Voices in Flight: The Dambuster's Squadron

They were the Dambusters - the pilots and crew of the RAF's elite 617 Squadron. They flew the most difficult missions. They breached the Dams! They sank the Tirpitz! They were the only squadron to drop the immense Grand Slam bombs and with them they destroyed
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Colin Higgs29 Sep 2014$7.99

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Stubborn Buggers: Survivors of the infamous POW gaol that made Changi look like heaven by Tim Bowden
Stubborn Buggers: Survivors of the infamous POW gaol that made Changi look like heaven

There was a place far worse than Changi - this is the little known story of Singapore's Outram Road and the POWs who endured it.
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Tim Bowden28 Sep 2014$22.72

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Dangerous Liaisons: Collaboration and World War Two by Peter Davies
Dangerous Liaisons: Collaboration and World War Two

The Nazi regime in Germany was terrible enough without even accounting for the policy of collaboration. So what extra does collaboration say about Hitler and his plans for Europe? Peter Davies explores the mindset and political attitudes of Hitler and
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Peter Davies27 Sep 2014$51.95

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Red Devils: Or Emilia, My Mother from Ukraine by Anatoly (Tony) Kandiew
Red Devils: Or Emilia, My Mother from Ukraine

This story was meant to be a near autobiography of a young boy, from age five to twelve, during a horrible period of our time-World War II and the direct aftermath. The events in the book were witnessed by me or are firsthand accounts of one form or another.
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Anatoly (Tony) Kandiew27 Sep 2014$3.99

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Puller Chronicles Volume 1 by Meriwether Ball
Puller Chronicles Volume 1

Puller Chronicles is the first volume of Meriwether Ball's book series. She reveals the heroic ancestral faith - and the mysteries and secrets within the life and family of Lt.

Gen Lewis B. Puller - the greatest U.S. Marine who ever lived. Meriwether

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Meriwether Ball26 Sep 2014$8.99

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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day by Stephan Talty
Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day

The little-known World War II espionage story of Spaniard Juan Pujol, who convinced Hitler's Abwehr that he had a ring of spies in Britain, only to pull off one of the greatest feats of any double agent: he fooled Hitler and disguised D-Day.

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Stephan Talty25 Sep 2014$13.99

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The Girl from Station X: My Mother's Unknown Life by Elisa Segrave
The Girl from Station X: My Mother's Unknown Life

'A typical day on the 4 to 12 shift, as I am at present, so that the sheer agony of it may be placed on record for me to look back on, perhaps one day in the far distant future when this period may be seen like a nightmare and be mercifully semi-observed

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Elisa Segrave25 Sep 2014$28.99

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Panzer killers: Anti-tank Warfare on the Eastern Front by Artern Drabkin
Panzer killers: Anti-tank Warfare on the Eastern Front

From the cold and hunger of the Leningrad front to the clinging mud of the Korsun operation, from the gates of Moscow in 1941 to Vienna and Berlin in 1945, the recollections of these anti-tank gunners cover the vast expanses of the Eastern Front. The vivid
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Artern Drabkin25 Sep 2014$7.99

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Red Army Tank Commander: At War in a T-34 on the Eastern Frount by Valsilly Bryukhov
Red Army Tank Commander: At War in a T-34 on the Eastern Frount

What was it like to command a T-34 tank on the Eastern Front during the Second World War? How were tank operations organized and carried out, what was the actual experience of combat, and what were the qualities that made the difference between success
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Valsilly Bryukhov25 Sep 2014$7.99

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Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville by Sean E. Livingston
Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville

A detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea and to the people of its namesake town, Oakville
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Sean E. Livingston25 Sep 2014$14.99

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How They Won the War in the Pacific: Nimitz and His Admirals by Edwin P. Hoyt
How They Won the War in the Pacific: Nimitz and His Admirals

This meticulous study is a concentrated look at Naval Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and his subordinate leaders—fighting men under stress—and the relationship of fighting admirals to their top leaders and each other. Bull Halsey, "The Patton of
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Edwin P. Hoyt24 Sep 2014$17.50

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The Japanese On Trial: Allied War Crimes Operations in the East, 1945-1951 by Philip R. Piccigallo
The Japanese On Trial: Allied War Crimes Operations in the East, 1945-1951

This comprehensive treatment of post-World War II Allied war crimes trials in the Far East is a significant contribution to a neglected subject. While the Nuremberg and, to a lesser degree, Tokyo tribunals have received considerable attention, this is
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Philip R. Piccigallo24 Sep 2014$30.00

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Commando: Special Forces in World War II by Kenneth Macksey
Commando: Special Forces in World War II

"Commando," the history Commandos and small-scale raids during World War II, is a gripping narrative, tracing the actions of the fearless men who served as Allied commandos for the Combined Operations department during the war. Kenneth Macksey offers

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Kenneth Macksey24 Sep 2014$9.95

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SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up: Sailor, Airman, and Soldier Slang of World War II by Gordon Rottman
SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up: Sailor, Airman, and Soldier Slang of World War II

A follow-up to 2007's highly successful FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II,SNAFU covers the slang of sailors and airmen, as well as soldiers.

Military life has always been ruled by its own language, specific sets of terms and phrases that separate

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Gordon Rottman24 Sep 2014$9.99

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Omar Bradley: General at War by Jim DeFelice
Omar Bradley: General at War

The First In-Depth Biography of America's Last Five-Star General

He was known as "the G.I. General"— humble, self-effacing, hard-working, reflecting the small-town virtues of the America whose uniform he wore. But those very virtues have led historians

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Jim DeFelice23 Sep 2014$16.95

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Allied Master Strategists: The Combined Chiefs of Staff in World War II by David Rigby
Allied Master Strategists: The Combined Chiefs of Staff in World War II

Calling the Combined Chiefs of Staff the glue that held the British-American alliance together in World War II, David Rigby describes the vital contributions to Allied victory made by the organization, which drew its members from the U.S. Joint Chiefs
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David Rigby23 Sep 2014$29.95

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War Stories III: The Heroes Who Defeated Hitler by Oliver L. North
War Stories III: The Heroes Who Defeated Hitler

It was the Greatest Generation's greatest moment: when heroes at home and abroad, united in common purpose as soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines—under the leadership of generals like Patton, Eisenhower, Marshall, and Bradley—rescued Europe
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Oliver L. North23 Sep 2014$16.95

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Eighth Air Force: The American Bomber Crews in Britain by Donald L. Miller
Eighth Air Force: The American Bomber Crews in Britain

The Bomber War in World War II was waged by two forces: the Lancasters and Halifaxes of the RAF's Bomber Command, and the Flying fortresses and Liberators of the American Eighth Air Force. Thousands of young Americans flew hundreds of raids over Germany,

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Donald L. Miller22 Sep 2014$19.99

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The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany by Carolyn Gossage
The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany

In April 1941, a passenger ship sailing from New York to Cape Town was attacked and sunk by a German raider. The passengers were pulled from the water and transported to Nazi-occupied France, where the majority were released. Among those left behind were
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Carolyn Gossage22 Sep 2014$16.99

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The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The WW11 Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Worked There by Sinclair McKay
The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The WW11 Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Worked There

Bletchley Park was where one of the war's most famous – and crucial – achievements was made: the cracking of Germany's "Enigma" code in which its most important military communications were couched. This country house in the Buckinghamshire

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Sinclair McKay22 Sep 2014$13.99

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Scattered Under the Rising Sun: The Gordon Highlanders in the Far East 1941-1945 by Stewart Mitchell
Scattered Under the Rising Sun: The Gordon Highlanders in the Far East 1941-1945

2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders was posted to Singapore in 1937 with their families. When the Japanese invaded Malaya in December 1941, the Battalion fought bravely until the surrender of Singapore on 14 February 1942. Those who were not killed became
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Stewart Mitchell22 Sep 2014$8.99

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Traditional Enemies: Britain's War With Vichy France 1940-42 by John D. Grainger
Traditional Enemies: Britain's War With Vichy France 1940-42

After the surrender of the French government in May 1940, the British were concerned that the resources of the French Empire, and particularly the powerful French fleet, would be put at the disposal of the Germans. The British, dependent upon their naval
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John D. Grainger22 Sep 2014$8.99

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Reign of Terror: The Budapest Memoir of Valdemar Langlet by Valdemar Langlet
Reign of Terror: The Budapest Memoir of Valdemar Langlet

Although not as well known as Raoul Wallenberg, Valdemar Langlet was the saviour of thousands of Jews in Budapest in the last two years of the Second World War. Entirely without the permission or the financial support of the Swedish Red Cross, he issued
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Valdemar Langlet22 Sep 2014$10.99

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Flight 777: The Mystery of Leslie Howard by Ian Colvin
Flight 777: The Mystery of Leslie Howard

On 1 June 1943 Flight 777, a Douglas DC-3, en route from Lisbon to Britain, was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German aircraft. Among the dead was the actor Leslie Howard, who had returned from Hollywood to England to help the British war effort.
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Ian Colvin22 Sep 2014$10.99

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Air War Market Garden: The Build Up to the Beginning by Martin Bowman
Air War Market Garden: The Build Up to the Beginning

This is the first volume of a most impressive tribute and accurate four part work that uniquely presents a complete account of the air operations throughout 'Market-Garden' in September 1944 when British, US and Polish airborne troops made a gallant attempt
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Martin Bowman22 Sep 2014$12.99

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Adventurous Empires: The Story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats by Phillip E. Sims
Adventurous Empires: The Story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats

This is a story from a bygone age recalling the most successful flying-boat airliner ever built. Designed to a specification for Imperial Airways, then Britain's national airline, it carried passengers and, more importantly, mail throughout the British
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Phillip E. Sims22 Sep 2014$14.99

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Churchill and His Airmen by Vincent Orange
Churchill and His Airmen

Winston Churchill probably had more impact on 20th Century British military history than any other person and especially during World War II. Yet of all the many volumes since that war which deal with his relationships with generals and admirals, most
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Vincent Orange22 Sep 2014$22.99

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Howard Kippenberger: Dauntless Spirit by Denis Mclean
Howard Kippenberger: Dauntless Spirit

Thoughtful and meaty biography of Sir Howard Kippenberger - New Zealand war hero and all-round 'good bloke'.Sir Howard Kippenberger is widely acknowledged as the ideal of a New Zealand citizen-soldier and our foremost soldier-scholar; a country lawyer

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Denis Mclean22 Sep 2014$31.12

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Beyond the Legend: Bill Speakman, VC by Derek Hunt
Beyond the Legend: Bill Speakman, VC

Beyond the Legend is the authorised biography of William (Bill) Speakman VC. It covers the whole of his sometimes controversial life, from his childhood in Altrincham, Cheshire to his later life in South Africa - a period about which little has been known
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Derek Hunt21 Sep 2014$21.86

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Dogfight: The Battle of Britain by Adam Claasen
Dogfight: The Battle of Britain

Dogfight' tells the story of Australians and New Zealanders in one of World War II's defining and most memorable campaigns. The ensuing conflict of Luftwaffe and RAF aircraft in the long summer of 1940 became forever known as the Battle of Britain.
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Adam Claasen21 Sep 2014$9.99

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The Rice Paddy Navy: U.S. Sailors Undercover in China by Linda Kush
The Rice Paddy Navy: U.S. Sailors Undercover in China

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy knew it would need vital information from the Pacific. Nationalist China was particularly well-suited to provide vital information about the Japanese and the Pacific weather patterns. Captain Milton

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Linda Kush20 Sep 2014$9.95

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Life and Death in the Garden: Sex, Drugs, Cops, and Robbers in Wartime China by Kathryn Meyer
Life and Death in the Garden: Sex, Drugs, Cops, and Robbers in Wartime China

This compelling book provides a rare glimpse into the heart of wartime China. Kathryn Meyer draws us into the perilous world of the Garden of Grand Vision, a ramshackle structure where a floating population of thousands found shelter—and despair.
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Kathryn Meyer19 Sep 2014$34.99

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Gestapo by Edward Crankshaw
Gestapo

The Grim story of the most vicious Terror Agency of all time-Its sinister Power and Barbaric acts, and the twisted men who led it-Hitler, Himmler, and Eichmann.

This is the brutal expose of the rotten core of Nazi Germany.

Here is revealed the true story
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Edward Crankshaw18 Sep 2014$7.99

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The Great Escape: A Canadian Story by Ted Barris
The Great Escape: A Canadian Story

One night in 1944, eighty airmen escaped a German POW compound in Poland. The event became known as "The Great Escape." Ted Barris writes of the planners, task leaders, and key players in the escape attempt, those who got away, those who didn't, and their
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Ted Barris16 Sep 2014$16.99

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The Mafia at War: Allied Collusion with the Mob. Tim Newark by Timothy Newark
The Mafia at War: Allied Collusion with the Mob. Tim Newark

The Mafia at War is a dramatic provocative account of how a criminal organisation exploited the grim realities of World War II to revive its fortunes and dominate global crime. The Mafia is the most powerful criminal organisation the world has ever known.
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Timothy Newark16 Sep 2014$1.99

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Bomber Command: Reflections of War by Martin Bowman
Bomber Command: Reflections of War

This massive work provides a comprehensive insight to the experiences of Bomber Command's pilots and aircrew throughout WWII. From the early wartime years when the RAF's first attempts to avenge Germany's onslaught were bedeviled by poor navigation and
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Martin Bowman16 Sep 2014$13.99

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Squadron Leader Tommy Broom Dfc**: The Legendary Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator by Tom Parry Evans
Squadron Leader Tommy Broom Dfc**: The Legendary Pathfinder Mosquito Navigator

Tommy Broom is one of the RAF's most legendary and popular heroes of World War II. He joined the service at eighteen years of age in 1932 and after service in the Middle East, he first saw action against Germany in a Fairey Battle during 1939 with No 105(B)
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Tom Parry Evans16 Sep 2014$5.99

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Fighting With Popski's Private Army by Park Yunnie
Fighting With Popski's Private Army

This is the story of Popski's famous fighting unit, in the words of his second-in-command. 'Captain Bob Yunnie, MC', aka Park Yunnie, became the first recruit to the special unit founded in Cairo by Major Vladimir Peniakoff ('Popski'). As the Eighth Army
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Park Yunnie16 Sep 2014$9.89

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The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China by Jack Samson
The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China

The Flying Tigers and the U.S. Fourteenth will be the subject of a huge upcoming film from IMAX and director John Woo. The film is scheduled to start shooting in spring 2011 with no firm release date stated yet. The role of Chenault in the film is likely
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Jack Samson16 Sep 2014$14.99

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Hell Is So Green: Search and Rescue over the Hump in World War II by William Diebold
Hell Is So Green: Search and Rescue over the Hump in World War II

Lt. William Diebold served in the Army's Air Transport Command in the China-Burma-India theater of World War II and never fired a weapon in battle. Like many men who flew the Hump, he never saw on-the-ground combat, but he fought bravely by saving lives.

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William Diebold15 Sep 2014$11.99

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The Double-Cross System: The Incredible Story of How Nazi Spies Were Turned into Double Agents by J. C. Masterman
The Double-Cross System: The Incredible Story of How Nazi Spies Were Turned into Double Agents

The classic account of how British intelligence penetrated and practically operated Nazi Germany's spy network within the British Isles
With great imagination, care, and precise coordination, the British were able to identify Nazi agents, induce many to
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J. C. Masterman15 Sep 2014$11.99

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The Way It Was by L. Langford Hodges
The Way It Was

I have thought of this story for many years. Having been stationed in Corsica and Italy during WW2 I knew some of this from my experiences. Over the years I urged anyone who showed any inclination to write a book to write this story. I usually got the
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L. Langford Hodges14 Sep 2014$3.99

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The Boys in the B-17: 8TH AIR FORCE COMBAT STORIES OF WWII by T. Sgt James Lee Hutchinson Eds
The Boys in the B-17: 8TH AIR FORCE COMBAT STORIES OF WWII

The author in flight gear after photo twelfth mission - second Air Medal
(age nineteen) He still wears lucky Air Cadet ring!
Hutch's third book contains short stories of boys on B-17 Flying Fortress crews in deadly missions with the Eighth Air Force
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T. Sgt James Lee Hutchinson Eds11 Sep 2014$3.99

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Reaping the Whirlwind: Personal Accounts of the German, Japanese and Italian Experiences of WW II by Nigel Cawthorne
Reaping the Whirlwind: Personal Accounts of the German, Japanese and Italian Experiences of WW II

This title offers an amazing insight into the events of World War II through the eyes of those who fought against the Allied forces in all theatres of the war. It features many previously unpublished accounts of the war from German and Japanese soldiers,
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Nigel Cawthorne10 Sep 2014$12.99

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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts -British at War by Editors Of David &. Charles
Amazing & Extraordinary Facts -British at War

This is a fascinating collection of stories exploring the less well-trodden byways of Britain's long history of conflicts. From the Romans vs Britons to the war on terror, "Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: the British at War" uncovers the heroic, tragic
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Editors Of David &. Charles10 Sep 2014$4.99

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Alex's Wake: The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germanyand a Grandsons Journey of Love and Remembrance by Martin
Alex's Wake: The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germanyand a Grandsons Journey of Love and Remembrance

A tale of the ill-fated voyage of the St. Louis to Auschwitz and a grandson's memorial seventy years later.
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Martin9 Sep 2014$25.99

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Cannibal Gold by Alan H. Brown
Cannibal Gold

At the beginning of WWII, the Australians hid 2 tons of gold from the Japanese somewhere in the dense jungles of New Guinea. But what the Aussies didn't know... someone was watching. Decades later, Jodie Fleming still remembers the secret passed on by
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Alan H. Brown8 Sep 2014$2.99

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Wartime in Burma: A Diary, January to June 1942 by Theippan Maung Wa
Wartime in Burma: A Diary, January to June 1942

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Theippan Maung Wa8 Sep 2014$18.99

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The Barn - Memoir of a Family during the Nazi Occupation of Holland in 1940-1945 by Jack Dixon
The Barn - Memoir of a Family during the Nazi Occupation of Holland in 1940-1945

In May of 1940, Holland was invaded and occupied by the German army. Life was never easy during the Nazi regime. Travel was strictly controlled and a curfew was imposed on the towns. Arbitrary arrest was a constant threat for the people, as was forced
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Jack Dixon7 Sep 2014$4.99

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Strafer Desert General: The Life and Killing of Lieutenant General WHE Gott CB CBE DSO MC by N. S. Nash
Strafer Desert General: The Life and Killing of Lieutenant General WHE Gott CB CBE DSO MC

Unexpectedly selected by Churchill to command 8th Army in 1942 in place of the sacked Auchinleck, 'Strafer' Gott was targeted by German intelligence as he flew to Cairo to take up his new post. Six ME109s intercepted his aircraft and, after shooting it
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N. S. Nash6 Sep 2014$20.99

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Gold Juno Sword: Volume 5 by Martin Bowman
Gold Juno Sword: Volume 5

This is the final volume of a comprehensive five part work, including a multitude of personal accounts of every aspect of the aerial operations on 'Gold' 'Juno and 'Sword' beaches during D-Day. It relays the sense of relief experienced as Allied troops
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Martin Bowman6 Sep 2014$20.99

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Bomber Command 1939-1940: The War before the War by Gordon Thorburn
Bomber Command 1939-1940: The War before the War

For Bomber Command, the term 'Phoney War' never really meant much. Five Blenheims of 107 Squadron were among the blood and bullets the day after war was declared and only one came back.

On 14 December 1939, in a disastrous raid on shipping, 99 Squadron
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Gordon Thorburn6 Sep 2014$20.99

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Hitler's Fortune by Cris Whetton
Hitler's Fortune

In 1918 Adolf Hitler was penniless: within 25 years he was probably the richest man in Europe. In his fascinating book the author sets out to discover not only the extent of Hitler's fortune but how it was amassed and with whose help. He finds that royalties
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Cris Whetton6 Sep 2014$12.99

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Coastal Dawn: Blenheims in Action from the Phoney War through the Battle of Britain by Andrew Bird
Coastal Dawn: Blenheims in Action from the Phoney War through the Battle of Britain

In 1940, the defense of Great Britain rested with a handful of volunteer aircrew, Churchill's 'few'. Overshadowed in later folklore by the more famous Spitfire and Hurricane pilots, there were other pilots, observers and air gunners - just as courageous
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Andrew Bird6 Sep 2014$19.95

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Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe by Andrew Thomas
Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe

Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe details the exploits of the 37 piolts that "made ace" flying Merlin-enguned Spitfires in bitter aerial clashes over northwest Eurpose in the final years of World War II.

After seizing air superiority over France before

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Andrew Thomas5 Sep 2014$15.95

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US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75: Wartime and Post-war Classes by Mark Stille
US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75: Wartime and Post-war Classes

US Heavy Cruisers provides a detailed, illustrated look at the wartime and post-war-built heavy cruiser classes of the US Navy of World War II.

Fast and heavily armed, the Baltimore class was an evolution of the heavy cruiser designs from before World

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Mark Stille5 Sep 2014$13.95

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Kursk 1943: The Northern Front by Robert Forczyk
Kursk 1943: The Northern Front

Kursk 1943 focuses on the northern front and the battle of Kursk, and period of July 5th to August 18th, 1943, covering both the German offensive and the Soviet counteroffensive - Model's AOK 9 pitted against General Konstantin Rokossovsky's Central
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Robert Forczyk5 Sep 2014$15.95

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Where the Iron Crosses Grow: The Crimea 1941-44 by Robert Forczyk
Where the Iron Crosses Grow: The Crimea 1941-44

Nazi and Soviet armies fought over the Crimean Peninsula for three long years using sieges, dozens of amphibious landings, and large scale maneuvers. This definitive English-language work on the savage battle for the Crimea, Where the Iron Crosses Grow
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Robert Forczyk5 Sep 2014$9.99

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The Imperial Japanese Army: The Invincible Years 1941-42 by Bill Yenne
The Imperial Japanese Army: The Invincible Years 1941-42

The German blitzkrieg stunned the world in 1939-1940, and so too did the Japanese "blitzkrieg" of 1941-1942 in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaya, and Burma. However, the remarkable Japanese land offensive involving operations of equivalent scope and complexity
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Bill Yenne5 Sep 2014$9.99

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Luzon Pilot by Sky Phillips
Luzon Pilot

The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. Then they bombed Clark Air Field on Luzon Island in the Philippines and the Battle of Bataan began. For twenty-one-year-old Lt. Jim Davis this was his first glimpse of war. With other pilots of the U.S. Air Corps's 20th
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Sky Phillips5 Sep 2014$3.99

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US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43: Guadalcanal 1942-43 by Gordon Rottman
US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43: Guadalcanal 1942-43

The bitter six-month struggle for control of Guadalcanal in the South Pacific during World War II matched the US Marine Corps against the Imperial Japanese Army in a campaign that would test both sides to the limit. In this book the realities of prolonged
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Gordon Rottman4 Sep 2014$15.95

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The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases by Philip Gooden & Peter Lewis
The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases

War words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the �Dunkirk spirit� whenever the country is faced with major crisis or even minor adversity, and Roosevelt�s famous description of Pearl Harbor
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Philip Gooden &
Peter Lewis
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Dreams and Shadows by Jeannine Dahlberg
Dreams and Shadows

Dreams and Shadows is a love story set against the background of World War II in Europe. True love has no boundaries; but when a world war is thrown into the romantic scenario, young lovers are confronted with insuperable war-related difficulties. Dreams
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Jeannine Dahlberg4 Sep 2014$36.99

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Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan by David Sears
Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan

The exhilarating epic story of the heroic fighter pilots whose fast-flying, hard-turning planes turned the tide in the Pacific theater during World War II.
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David Sears3 Sep 2014$17.50

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Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-45 by Neill Lochery
Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-45

Lisbon had a pivotal role in the history of World War II, though not a gun was fired there. The only European city in which both the Allies and the Axis power operated openly, it was temporary home to much of Europe's exiled royalty, over one million refugees
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Neill Lochery2 Sep 2014$15.99

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War Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific by Oliver L. North
War Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific

When it comes to sheer savagery endured by the American fighting man, few combat theaters could match the Pacific in WorldWar II: the sodden malarial and Japanese infested jungles of New Guinea and Guadalcanal, the kamikaze pilots for whom death was no
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Hunting Down the Jews: Vichy, the Nazis and Mafia Collaborators in Provence, 1942-1944 by Isaac Levendel & Bernard Weisz
Hunting Down the Jews: Vichy, the Nazis and Mafia Collaborators in Provence, 1942-1944

The Holocaust in Vichy France in 1944 is the culmination of this study. For readers of World War II.
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Isaac Levendel &
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The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad by Paul Alkebulan
The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad

The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad thoroughly explores the diverse nature of the wartime African American press at home and its groundbreaking coverage of international. This effort enhanced the black press's
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Paul Alkebulan1 Sep 2014$79.99

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Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle by Chris Brown
Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle

The greatest airborne operation in history commenced on 17 September 1944. Nine days later nearly four out of five of the British 1st Airborne Division and their Polish comrades would be killed, wounded or captured as Germany secured her last great battlefield
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Chris Brown1 Sep 2014$27.69

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Britain's Band of Brothers by Tom Keene & General Julian Thompson
Britain's Band of Brothers

They were Britain's own Second World War 'Band of Brothers': a privately selected secret army of 50 cross-channel raiders who formed the elite Small Scale Raiding Force. Part SOE, part Combined Operations, their full story of courage, audacity and ultimate
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Tom Keene &
General Julian Thompson
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The Way I Saw It by Ken Wiley
The Way I Saw It

The author writes about the things he knows best; the mid-twentieth century, the environment of that great generation, the unity and dedication that they had, the 15 million plus boys who fought World War II, and the hundreds of stories that they had each
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Ken Wiley31 Aug 2014$9.99

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It Had to be Tough by James Dunning
It Had to be Tough

This book tells the fascinating story of the origins of the Commandos (Britain's first Special Service troops and the forerunners of today's Parachute Regiment, the SAS and the SBS) and the development of their special training in World War II. The commandos
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James Dunning31 Aug 2014$8.79

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While Berlin Burns: The Memoirs of Hans-Georg von Studnitz by Hans-Georg Von Studnitz
While Berlin Burns: The Memoirs of Hans-Georg von Studnitz

"The last few days have been days of intolerable tension... we have done nothing but pack our belongings and store them in bombproof sites. Danger threatens from all sides. The Americans are using phosphorous shells, against which all extinguishers are
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Hans-Georg Von Studnitz31 Aug 2014$5.99

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Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'Em: The Mysterious Loss of the WWII Submarine USS Gudgeon by Mike Ostlund
Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'Em: The Mysterious Loss of the WWII Submarine USS Gudgeon

Revised and fully updated, the stirring and authoritative account of one of World War II's most highly decorated submarines.
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Mike Ostlund30 Aug 2014$15.99

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Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry's War, 1941 1944 by Jeff Rutherford
Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry's War, 1941 1944

By 1944, the overwhelming majority of the German Army had participated in the German war of annihilation in the Soviet Union and historians continue to debate the motivations behind the violence unleashed in the east. Jeff Rutherford offers an important
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Jeff Rutherford30 Aug 2014$24.00

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Fighting in Hell: The German Ordeal on the Eastern Front by Peter Tsouras
Fighting in Hell: The German Ordeal on the Eastern Front

The German war in Russia was so brutal in all its extremes that all past experiences paled beside it. Everything in Russia - the land, the climate, the distances and above all the people - were harder, harsher, more unforgiving and more deadly than anything
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Peter Tsouras29 Aug 2014$8.99

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From Desert Sands to Golden Oranges: The History of the German Templer Settlement of Sarona in Palestine 1871-1947 by Helmut Glenk
From Desert Sands to Golden Oranges: The History of the German Templer Settlement of Sarona in Palestine 1871-1947

This book is an important episode in the history of the development and modernisation of Palestine in the latter 19th and the first half of the 20th Centuries. It portrays the significant contribution made by a small group of German settlers from Wuerttemberg

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Helmut Glenk28 Aug 2014$9.99

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The Supermarine Spitfre V in the Far East by Phild H. Listemann
The Supermarine Spitfre V in the Far East

A detailed study of the operations of the Spitfire Mk.

V in the Far East.

Introduced in the Far East at the end of 1943, the Spitfire played a major role in the following months. With plenty of photographs and first hand material. Includes three colour

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Phild H. Listemann28 Aug 2014$9.99

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The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma: Analysing the 1942 Colonial Disaster by Michael D. Leigh
The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma: Analysing the 1942 Colonial Disaster

The string of military defeats during 1942 marked the end of British hegemony in Southeast Asia, finally destroying the myth of British imperial invincibility. The Japanese attack on Burma led to a hurried and often poorly organized evacuation of Indian
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Michael D. Leigh26 Aug 2014$100.99

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A War of Words: The Man Who Talked 4000 Japanese Into Surrender by Hamish McDonald
A War of Words: The Man Who Talked 4000 Japanese Into Surrender

‘He told her about his struggle in Melbourne to turn himself into a British-style officer for the Australian Army . . . the nights in tents by the Pyramids, the terror of the landing under sniper fire and the scramble up the heights of Gallipoli,
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Hamish McDonald26 Aug 2014$12.99

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The Silent Men: Syria to Kokoda and on to Gona by Peter Dornan
The Silent Men: Syria to Kokoda and on to Gona

The story of the Australian 2/14th Battalion in World War Two.
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Peter Dornan26 Aug 2014$25.45

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Axis Midget Submarines: 1939-45 by Mark Stille
Axis Midget Submarines: 1939-45

During World War II, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional naval missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than their Allied counterparts,
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Mark Stille25 Aug 2014$13.95

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Christmas Diamond, a Novella: Inspired by the Jewel Series and Introducing the Virtues and Valor Series by Hallee Bridgeman
Christmas Diamond, a Novella: Inspired by the Jewel Series and Introducing the Virtues and Valor Series

Inspired by the Jewel Series and Virtues and Valor series Faith Green spends her career as a pilot honoring her grandmother's heroic efforts during World War II. When she's invited to participate in a Christmas time air show in the Florida Keys, she thinks
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Hallee Bridgeman25 Aug 2014$0.00

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The Long Road: Trials and Tribulations of Airmen Prisoners from Stalag Luft VII (Bankau) to Berlin , June 1944 - May 1945 by Oliver Clutton-Brock & Raymond Crompton
The Long Road: Trials and Tribulations of Airmen Prisoners from Stalag Luft VII (Bankau) to Berlin , June 1944 - May 1945

This book is firstly a testament to those of many nationalities who found themselves imprisoned at Stalag Luft VII, Bankau (Luft 7 for short) in Upper Silesia, the Luftwaffe's last prisoner of war camp. Having survived the trauma of action against, and
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Oliver Clutton-Brock &
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The Ice Road: An Epic Journey from the Stalinist Labor Camps to Freedom by Stefan Waydenfeld
The Ice Road: An Epic Journey from the Stalinist Labor Camps to Freedom

In a forgotten chapter of history, 1.5 million Polish civilians-arbitrarily arrested by Stalin as enemies of the people following the Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939-were deported to slave labor camps throughout the most inhospitable forests
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Stefan Waydenfeld24 Aug 2014$12.99

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Convoy,Murmansk by W. A. Senovitz
Convoy,Murmansk

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And We Shall Shock Them: The British Army in the Second World War by David Fraser
And We Shall Shock Them: The British Army in the Second World War

First published in 1983 and written by a pre-eminent historian of the British Army, this is the definitive history of the British Army in the Second World War: its campaigns and battles, defeats and victories, across all theatres of operations from the
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David Fraser24 Aug 2014$7.99

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D-Day Diary: Life on the Front Line in the Second World War by Carol Harris
D-Day Diary: Life on the Front Line in the Second World War

6 June 1944 is one of the most memorable dates of the Second World War. It marked the beginning of the end of the conflict as Allied forces invaded Normandy and fought their way into Nazi-occupied Europe. Operation Overlord, as the invasion was codenamed,
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Carol Harris24 Aug 2014$18.94

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French Tanks of World War II (2): Cavalry Tanks and AFV's by Steven Zaloga
French Tanks of World War II (2): Cavalry Tanks and AFV's

The design quality of France's armored vehicles is somewhat forgotten in light of the myth of superiority surrounding the German Panzers' role in the Blitzkrieg against France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

The second volume of two covering the French tanks

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Steven Zaloga24 Aug 2014$13.95

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Shadows of the Past by Ken Wiley
Shadows of the Past

The parallels between economy, religion, social issues, and world environment of the twenty-first century are very similar to those of the 1930s and 1940s. Economically, unemployment, poverty, and inflation were at their lowest points in history in 1939.
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Ken Wiley23 Aug 2014$9.99

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USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer: The Pacific 1943 by Mark Stille
USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer: The Pacific 1943

This book will cover the fierce night naval battles fought after Guadalcanal between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as the Allies advanced slowly up the Solomons Islands toward the major Japanese naval base at Rabaul. During
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Mark Stille23 Aug 2014$15.95

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Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis by Edgar USMC Harrell & David Harrell
Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

A WWII hero's courageous, inspiring true story of survival against all odds after the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.
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Edgar USMC Harrell &
David Harrell
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Finding Foxholes: A World War II Infantry Route, Then . . . and 48 Years Later by Faye Berger & Russel Albrecht
Finding Foxholes: A World War II Infantry Route, Then . . . and 48 Years Later

"When you start reading Finding Foxholes, you will not be able to lay the book down. Faye Berger weaves history, the present, and the future together in a most fascinating way. War is different now. The causes are much the same. Enemies can still become
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Faye Berger &
Russel Albrecht
22 Aug 2014$9.99

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Junkers Ju 87 Stuka by Mike Guardia
Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

In the opening days of Nazi Germany's Blitzkrieg campaigns, few aircraft could invoke as much terror as the Junkers Ju 87. Nicknamed the "Stuka" (an abbreviation of Sturzkampfflugzeug - the German term for "dive-bomber"), the Ju 87 was perhaps the most
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Mike Guardia22 Aug 2014$15.95

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The French at War, 1934-1944 by Nicholas Atkin
The French at War, 1934-1944

The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and
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Nicholas Atkin22 Aug 2014$43.99

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Pillboxes and Tank Traps by Bernard Lowry
Pillboxes and Tank Traps

The very real threat of the invasion of Britain in 1940 initiated a huge military construction program. Around the vulnerable coasts of the country, as well as inland, were built thousands of pillboxes, anti-tank barriers and other obstacles to defeat
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Bernard Lowry21 Aug 2014$7.95

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"The Best Kept Secret of World War Two!" by Willis S. Cole Jr.
"The Best Kept Secret of World War Two!"

The Head Military Archivist at the National Archives created the title for the book, when he told the author, "You have discovered the best kept secret of World War Two and you are proving it by finding missing and altered documents in the Army, Air Force,
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Willis S. Cole Jr.21 Aug 2014$9.99

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The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters by Christian Ingrao
The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters

The Dirlewanger Brigade was an anti-partisan unit of the Nazi army, reporting directly to Heinrich Himmler. The members of the brigade were released prisoners—including men who had been convicted of burglary, assault, murder, and rape—who

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Christian Ingrao21 Aug 2014$22.95

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I Flew for the Fuhrer by Heinz Knocke
I Flew for the Fuhrer

Heinz Knoke was one of the outstanding German fighter pilots of World War II and this vivid first-hand record of his experiences has become a classic among aviation memoirs, a best-selling counter-balance to the numerous accounts written by Allied pilots.
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Heinz Knocke21 Aug 2014$7.69

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No.309 (Polish) Squadron 1940 - 1947 by Phil H. Listemann
No.309 (Polish) Squadron 1940 - 1947

A deep study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with plenty of photos and colour profiles. One printable poster is also included.
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Phil H. Listemann21 Aug 2014$9.99

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Watching War Films With My Dad by Al Murray
Watching War Films With My Dad

Al Murray's (AKA The Pub Landlord) musing on his childhood where his fascination with history and all things war began.

Have you ever watched a film with someone who, at the most dramatic scene, argues that the plane on screen hasn't been invented yet?

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Al Murray21 Aug 2014$13.58

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Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot: A Dual Biography by Frederick P. Close
Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot: A Dual Biography

Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri. Trapped in Tokyo during the war and forced to broadcast on Japanese radio, Toguri nonetheless refused to
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Frederick P. Close20 Aug 2014$37.99

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Spitfire V vs C.202 Folgore: Malta 1942 by Donald Nijboer
Spitfire V vs C.202 Folgore: Malta 1942

The inability of the Italians and Germans to invade Malta proved decisive for Allied victory in the Mediterranean during World War II, as the islands provided the Allies with a base from which to project air power. Early Italian efforts to pound the islands
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Donald Nijboer20 Aug 2014$18.95

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Once Around the Block by Bernhardt Krein
Once Around the Block

The memoir as literature is not common, and a rare treat. Once Around The Block is an adventure story, told in a unique voice, by a superb storyteller. The author weaves a narrative from a poignant childhood in Brooklyn, the mysteries of sex, humor and
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Bernhardt Krein20 Aug 2014$3.99

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The Home Front in World War Two: Keep Calm and Carry On by Susie Hodge
The Home Front in World War Two: Keep Calm and Carry On

This book brings an era to life with vivid stories and information from those who were there. During World War Two, 90% of the British population remained civilians. The War affected daily life more than any other war had done before. The majority of British
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Susie Hodge19 Aug 2014$12.99

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SAS Trooper: Charlie Radford's Operations in Enemy-Occupied France and Italy by Francis Mackay
SAS Trooper: Charlie Radford's Operations in Enemy-Occupied France and Italy

A prewar Sapper, Charlie Radford served in North Africa until he returned to the UK for parachute training. He volunteered and joined 2 SAS in Scotland. His first operation was in France (Op RUPERT) cutting railway lines, and he then took park in Operation
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Francis Mackay18 Aug 2014$12.09

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In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror by Michelle Malkin
In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror

In Defense of Internment
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Michelle Malkin18 Aug 2014$27.95

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Dunkirk: From Disaster to Deliverance - Testimonies of the Last Survivors by Sinclair McKay
Dunkirk: From Disaster to Deliverance - Testimonies of the Last Survivors

When Churchill made one of the most inspiring speeches of the 20th century - 'we will fight them on the beaches' - some thought that it was his way of preparing the public for the fall of France. Others heard it as a direct appeal to the Americans. The
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Sinclair McKay18 Aug 2014$30.99

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Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces by Andrew Thomas
Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces

The World War 1 concept of the two-seat fighter persisted during the interwar period, with the RAF's biplane Demons being replaced by the twin-engined Blenheim IF - a fighter derivative of the light bomber then in service. By the start of World War 2 four
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Andrew Thomas18 Aug 2014$15.95

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Raven 5: An Airman's Story by Edward D. Connor
Raven 5: An Airman's Story

Edward Connor was barely out of high school when he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps before the beginning of World War II. After Pearl Harbor was attacked, he and thousands of other young men were quickly trained to conduct the air campaign in the Pacific.
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Edward D. Connor17 Aug 2014$5.99

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Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940 by E. N. Kulkov
Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940

This is the verbatim record of a secret and hitherto unpublished meeting, held in the Kremlin in April 1940, devoted to a post mortem of the Finnish campaign.
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US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater, 1943-45 by Gordon Rottman
US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater, 1943-45

The two major Army units that operated in the Pacific – the 11th Airborne Division and the 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (PRCT) launched small-scale operations on extremely difficult, if not, outright dangerous, terrain, while also conducting
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Gordon Rottman16 Aug 2014$18.95

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Soviet Partisan 1941-44 by Nik Cornish
Soviet Partisan 1941-44

The partisan war in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 has been the subject of considerable political manipulation in the decades following 1945. In great part this was due to the need to project the image of a country united behind Joseph Stalin and the
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Nik Cornish16 Aug 2014$14.95

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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44 by Edward Young
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor
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Edward Young16 Aug 2014$15.95

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Jagdpanther vs SU-100: Eastern Front 1945 by David Higgins
Jagdpanther vs SU-100: Eastern Front 1945

The culmination of big-gun German and Soviet tank destroyer design can be found in their clashes in Hungary in the spring of 1945.

As World War II in Europe reached its end, armor development and doctrine had experienced several years of massively accelerated

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David Higgins16 Aug 2014$18.95

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Defiant Courage: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug
Defiant Courage: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance

The incredible true story of one man's escape from Nazis in Norway.

“I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again that certain parts were pure

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Astrid Karlsen Scott &
Tore Haug
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The D-Day Companion: Leading Historians explore history's greatest amphibious assault by Jane Penrose
The D-Day Companion: Leading Historians explore history's greatest amphibious assault

Published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, 'The D-Day Companion' book brings together the perspectives and opinions of leading military historians from both sides of the Atlantic. Operation Overlord saw the Allied Generals
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Jane Penrose16 Aug 2014$9.99

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The Hard Slog by Karl James
The Hard Slog

The island of Bougainville in the South Pacific was the site of one of the largest and most gruelling campaigns fought by Australian forces during the Second World War. During the offensive against the Japanese from November 1944 to August 1945, more than
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Karl James15 Aug 2014$50.00

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In Search of the Real Dad's Army: The Home Guard and the Defence of the United Kingdom 1940-1944 by Stephen M. Cullen
In Search of the Real Dad's Army: The Home Guard and the Defence of the United Kingdom 1940-1944

What was the Home Guard? Who were the men and women who served in it? And what can be said of their real role and significance once the popular myths have been stripped away? Despite the fame of the Home Guard - of Dad's Army - the true story of this wartime
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Stephen M. Cullen15 Aug 2014$12.09

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P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43 by John Stanaway
P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43

The first P-38s became operational with the 1st Fighter Group in April 1941, and the initial combat deployments were made in Alaska, the Southwest Pacific and North Africa during the latter part of 1942. Photographic reconnaissance versions of the P-38
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John Stanaway15 Aug 2014$15.95

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The Besieged: A Story of Survival by Caroline Walton
The Besieged: A Story of Survival

The Besieged is a beautifully observed account of one of the defining moments of twentieth-century history: the Siege of Leningrad. The Siege began in September 1941, when German forces severed the last connection to the city, and was to last for 872 days,
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Caroline Walton15 Aug 2014$7.29

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Vought F4 Corsair: Carrier and Land-based Fighter by Dave Windle
Vought F4 Corsair: Carrier and Land-based Fighter

The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of
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Dave Windle14 Aug 2014$5.99

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An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945 by Stanley Christopherson
An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945

From the outbreak of war in September 1939 all the way to the smouldering ruins of Berlin in 1945, via Palestine, Tobruk, El Alamein, D-Day, Nijmegen and the crossing of the Rhine, An Englishman at War is a unique first-person account of the Second

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Stanley Christopherson14 Aug 2014$42.48

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MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns by Alejandro De Quesada
MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns

Nazi Germany's MP 38 and MP 40 submachine guns are among World War II's most iconic weapons, but it is often forgotten that they continued in use all over the world for many decades after 1945, even being seen during the fighting in Libya in 2011. Widely
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The Anatomy of a Raid by Ted Smith & Tony Spagnoly
The Anatomy of a Raid

A seemingly unnecessary raid made by men of the 10th Battalion A.I.F. on Celtic Wood, Broodseinde on the 9th October 1917 resulted in the unrecorded deaths of 37 of the raiding party. The mystery of how they died has never been solved. The conclusion reached
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The Road to Dunkirk: The British Expeditionary Force and the Battle of the Ypres-Comines Canal, 1940 by Charles More
The Road to Dunkirk: The British Expeditionary Force and the Battle of the Ypres-Comines Canal, 1940

This is an important reassessment of a critical period in the British Expeditionary Force's fight against the German armies invading France in 1940. On 25 May Lord Gort, the British commander, took the decision to move 5th Division north in order to plug
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Charles More14 Aug 2014$17.25

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Fire by Order: Recollections of Service with 656 Air Observation Post Squadron in Burma by Ted Maslen-Jones
Fire by Order: Recollections of Service with 656 Air Observation Post Squadron in Burma

Perhaps the most surprising thing about this book is the fact that it has waited fifty years to appear for, as Sir Martin Farndale points out in his foreword, the debt owed by 14th Army to 656 Air OP Squadron in the reconquest of Burma was immeasurable.
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Ted Maslen-Jones14 Aug 2014$12.99

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Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the Wra by Arthur L. Williams
Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the Wra

Through autobiographical and historical information, Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the WRA provides a broad overview of life in California both before and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, leading to the creation of the Manzanar War Relocation Center,
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Arthur L. Williams14 Aug 2014$5.99

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Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II: PPD-40, PPSh-41 and PPS by Chris McNab
Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II: PPD-40, PPSh-41 and PPS

The Russian PPD-40, PPSh-41, and PPS family of SMGs were a key part of Soviet infantry assault doctrine in World War II and beyond.

Featuring expert analysis and an array of specially commissioned full-color artwork, this engaging study explains the history,

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Chris McNab14 Aug 2014$18.95

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Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck by Gordon Rottman
Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck

These lethal man-portable anti-tank weapons enabled Wehrmacht infantry to destroy T-34 and Sherman tanks. Written by an expert on anti-tank warfare, this book reveals the fascinating development history of the Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck and accessess

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Gordon Rottman13 Aug 2014$15.95

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The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery by Captain Witold Pilecki
The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery

September 1940. Polish Army officer Witold Pilecki deliberately walked into a Nazi German street round-up in Warsaw and became Auschwitz Prisoner No. 4859. He had volunteered for a secret undercover mission: smuggle out intelligence about the new German
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The Race for the Rhine Bridges 1940, 1944, 1945 by Alexander McKee
The Race for the Rhine Bridges 1940, 1944, 1945

The River Rhine and its delta in Holland, protecting Germany's vital industrial area of the Ruhr, helped dictate the course of events in three land campaigns of the Second World War. Some towns and bridges were so important that they were fought over two
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Alexander McKee13 Aug 2014$18.94

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Fighting to Lose: The German Intelligence Service in the Second World War, 1939-1941 by John Bryden
Fighting to Lose: The German Intelligence Service in the Second World War, 1939-1941

Newly released FBI and MI5 documents provide a fresh interpretation of key events during World War II, showing how German military intelligence, which was secretly opposed to the Nazis, aided the Allies
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No.131 (County of Kent) Squadron 1941 - 1945 by Phil H. Listemann
No.131 (County of Kent) Squadron 1941 - 1945

A deep study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with plenty of photos and colour profiles. Three printable posters are also included.
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Phil H. Listemann12 Aug 2014$9.99

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Morane-Saulnier MS.406 Aces by Kari Stenman
Morane-Saulnier MS.406 Aces

French World War II fighter design was cut short by the fall of France, but the MS.406 also saw service in Vichy French colonies and Finland.

The MS.406 was an important aircraft not only because it was built in larger numbers than any other French fighter

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Kari Stenman12 Aug 2014$22.95

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The Paris Game: Charles de Gaulle, the Liberation of Paris, and the Gamble that Won France by Ray Argyle
The Paris Game: Charles de Gaulle, the Liberation of Paris, and the Gamble that Won France

Long dismissed as a vain and arrogant self-seeker chasing glory, Charles de Gaulle is revealed in The Paris Game as a transformative figure of the twentieth century whose unflagging determination brings France back from defeat and saves it from the twin
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Ray Argyle11 Aug 2014$29.99

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Hidden Warbirds II: More Epic Stories of Finding, Recovering, and Rebuilding WWII's Lost Aircraft by Nicholas A. Veronico
Hidden Warbirds II: More Epic Stories of Finding, Recovering, and Rebuilding WWII's Lost Aircraft

The continuation of World War II's most intriguing new aviation series. In Hidden Warbirds II, the engaging follow-up to the critically acclaimed Hidden Warbirds, aviation historian Nicholas A. Veronico further explores the romantic era of World
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German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941 by David Campbell
German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941

Featuring full-color artwork, specially drawn maps and archive photographs, this study offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of six representative German and Soviet infantry battalions pitched into
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David Campbell11 Aug 2014$15.95

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Surviving Fighter Aircraft of World War Two: Fighters: A Globel Guide to Location and Types by Don Berliner
Surviving Fighter Aircraft of World War Two: Fighters: A Globel Guide to Location and Types

This is a guide to the existing WWII aircraft to be found in aviation museums throughout the world. Each DPS contains a colour photo of an example of the aircraft as viewed in an aviation museum, examples of different marks (wartime shots in mono) and
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Don Berliner11 Aug 2014$5.99

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Patton's Air Force: Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team by David N. Spires
Patton's Air Force: Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team

From the time the Third Army became operational on August 1, 1944, until the guns fell silent on May 8, 1945, Lt. Gen. George S. Patton's troops covered more ground and took more enemy prisoners than any other Allied army in northwest Europe. Brig. Gen.
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David N. Spires11 Aug 2014$39.95

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No.452 (RAAF) Squadron 1941 - 1945 by Phil H. Listemann
No.452 (RAAF) Squadron 1941 - 1945

A deep study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with plenty of photos and colour profiles. Two printable posters are also included.
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Phil H. Listemann11 Aug 2014$9.99

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Air Battle for Arnhem by Alan W. Cooper
Air Battle for Arnhem

Over sixty years ago a battle took place that, if it had succeeded, could have shortened the Second World war by six months. The operation to take the bridges at Arnhem was given the code name 'Operation Market Garden', Market being the air side of the
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Alan W. Cooper11 Aug 2014$10.99

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The Bonfire Of Berlin by Helga Schneider
The Bonfire Of Berlin

Abandoned by her mother, who left to pursue a career as a camp guard at Auschwitz-Birkenau, loathed by her step-mother, cooped up in a cellar, starved, parched, lonely amidst the fetid crush of her neighbours, Helga Schneider endured the horrors of wartime
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Helga Schneider11 Aug 2014$16.98

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The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders by Colin D. Heaton & Anne-Marie Lewis
The German Aces Speak II: World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders

The much-anticipated sequel to The German Aces Speak gives voice to four more of WWII's most noteworthy German pilots. When The German Aces Speak published in 2011, Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine welcomed Colin Heaton's and Anne-Marie Lewis's
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 by Nigel Hamilton
The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942

A closeup, in-the-room look at how FDR took masterful command and control of the Second World War, from wresting key decisions away from Churchill and his own generals, to launching the first successful trial landing in North Africa, and beginning to turn
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Nigel Hamilton10 Aug 2014$30.00

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Hirschfeld: The Secret Diary of a U-Boat NCO, 1940-1946 by Geoffrey Brooks
Hirschfeld: The Secret Diary of a U-Boat NCO, 1940-1946

Whilst there have been many memoirs written by U-boat commanders of the Second World War, a book such as this, based upon the diaries of a senior Petty Officer telegraphist, written in 'real time' is something very special. Wolfgang Hirschfeld, whose diaries
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Geoffrey Brooks10 Aug 2014$12.99

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The Wheezers & Dodgers: The Inside Story of Clandestine Weapon Development in World War II by Garald Pawle
The Wheezers & Dodgers: The Inside Story of Clandestine Weapon Development in World War II

This is the fascinating story of the Admiralty's Department of Miscellaneous Weapon Development, the so-called 'Wheezers and Dodgers', and the many ingenious weapons and devices it invented, improved or perfected. The author was one of a group of officers
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Garald Pawle10 Aug 2014$13.99

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Fascism and the Right in Europe 1919-1945 by Martin Blinkhorn
Fascism and the Right in Europe 1919-1945

This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe, Martin Blinkhorn
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Martin Blinkhorn10 Aug 2014$42.95

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Hitler Was My Friend: The Memoirs of Hitler's Photographer by Heinrich Hoffman
Hitler Was My Friend: The Memoirs of Hitler's Photographer

Heinrich Hoffman was a key part in the making of the Hitler legend, the photographer who carefully crafted the image of the Führer as a godlike figure. Hoffmann published his first book of photographs in 1919, following his work as an official photographer
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Bomber Command: Reflections of War: Volume 4- Battles of the Nachtjagd (30/31 march- September 1944) by Martin Bowman
Bomber Command: Reflections of War: Volume 4- Battles of the Nachtjagd (30/31 march- September 1944)

This, the fourth volume of a five part work that provides a comprehensive insight into all aspects of RAF Bomber Command in World War Two, begins in the spring of 1944 with a completely new insight on the catastrophic raid on Nuremburg on the night of
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Martin Bowman9 Aug 2014$11.00

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The Cover-Up at Omaha Beach: D-Day, the US Rangers, and the Untold Story of Maisy Battery by Gary Sterne
The Cover-Up at Omaha Beach: D-Day, the US Rangers, and the Untold Story of Maisy Battery

The Rangers' mission was clear. They were to lead the assault on Omaha Beach and break out inland. Simultaneously, other Ranger units would scale the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc to destroy the ostensibly huge gun battery there and thus protect the invasion
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Gary Sterne9 Aug 2014$24.95

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The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler by Peter Wyden
The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler

More than a half-century after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in a Berlin bunker, the dictator's legacy and influence lives on, precisely as he predicted before putting the gun to his head. In the spring of 1945, as it became increasingly clear that the

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Peter Wyden9 Aug 2014$16.95

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the Archaeology of the Second World War by Gabriel Moshenska
the Archaeology of the Second World War

The Second World War transformed British society. Men, women and children inhabited the war in every area of their lives, from their clothing and food to schools, workplaces and wartime service. This transformation affected the landscapes, towns and cities
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Gabriel Moshenska9 Aug 2014$7.99

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Lucky Lady: The World War II Heroics of the USS Santa Fe and Franklin by Steve Jackson
Lucky Lady: The World War II Heroics of the USS Santa Fe and Franklin

On March 19, 1945, a Japanese bomber screamed toward the USS Franklin and dropped two 500-pound bombs through the ship's decks, killing hundreds of officers and enlisted men in just the first few moments, and thrusting the lives of nearly 3,000 other American
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Steve Jackson9 Aug 2014$25.00

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From the Outside In: World War II and the American State by Bartholomew H. Sparrow
From the Outside In: World War II and the American State

From the Outside In examines the profound impact of World War II on American government. The book argues that the wartime and immediate postwar experiences of the 1940s transformed and redirected the policies and government institutions of the New Deal.

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Bartholomew H. Sparrow9 Aug 2014$45.50

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Poland's Place in Europe: General Sikorski and the Origin of the Oder-Neisse Line, 1939-1943 by Sarah Meiklejohn Terry
Poland's Place in Europe: General Sikorski and the Origin of the Oder-Neisse Line, 1939-1943

The author explores a variety of questions related to General Sikorski's policies, such as his effort to maintain an independent Polish Arms' in the Soviet Union. Drawing on extensive British, American, and Polish archives, her work describes the defeat

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Sarah Meiklejohn Terry9 Aug 2014$54.00

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The Fateful Battle Line by Michael Glover
The Fateful Battle Line

The diaries of front-line soldiers of the Great War are relatively commonplace; contemporary drawings and paintings, other than those by the official war artists, are less so. What is extraordinary, even unique, about The Fateful Battle Line is that it
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Michael Glover9 Aug 2014$8.99

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Fr Volk and Fhrer: The Memoir of a Veteran of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler by Erwin Bartmann
Fr Volk and Fhrer: The Memoir of a Veteran of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler

Like many Germans, Berlin schoolboy Erwin Bartmann fell under the spell of the Zeitgeist cultivated by the Nazis. Convinced he was growing up in the best country in the world, he dreamt of joining the Leibstandarte, Hitler's elite Waffen SS unit. Tall,
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Erwin Bartmann8 Aug 2014$16.99

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War in the Wilderness: The Chindits in Burma 1943-1944 by Tony Redding
War in the Wilderness: The Chindits in Burma 1943-1944

All royalties from sales of this book are donated to Friends of the Chindits. War in the Wilderness offers the disturbing and harrowing first-hand accounts of no less than 50 veterans of Major-General Orde Wingate's two bitterly-fought campaigns in North
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Tony Redding8 Aug 2014$36.46

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Fall Gelb 1940 (1): Panzer breakthrough in the West by Doug Dildy
Fall Gelb 1940 (1): Panzer breakthrough in the West

The German blitzkrieg conquest of France and the Low Countries (via the Ardennes, Arras, and Dunkirk) in May and June of 1940 has never been surpassed in the history of warfare in that no clash between such great and apparently equal forces has been decided
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Doug Dildy7 Aug 2014$21.95

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Days of Battle: Armoured Operations North of the River Danube, Hungary 1944-45 by Nortbert Szmvber
Days of Battle: Armoured Operations North of the River Danube, Hungary 1944-45

Days of Battle describes a hitherto neglected part of the military history of Hungary during World War II. Dr Norbert Számvéber the presents detailed accounts of four important clashes of German-Hungarian and Soviet armor north of the river Danube, in
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Nortbert Szmvber7 Aug 2014$29.95

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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II by Barrett Tillman
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II

The classic 1951 movie Flying Leathernecks starring John Wayne immortalized the USMC pilots who had fought in the skies over Guadalcanal and the Solomons.

The US Marine Corps has a long and proud heritage of aviation excellence, celebrating its centenary

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Barrett Tillman7 Aug 2014$25.95

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The Wasp And The Hornet by Cynda D. Thomas
The Wasp And The Hornet

WW II ACTION/ADVENTURE Josephine Foxx, an Oklahoma farm girl gets her pilot's license at age 18 after her brother is killed at Pearl Harbor. From country to Wichita, Ks., she finds her life change dramatically. Swept off her feet by Navy Ace on New Year''s
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Cynda D. Thomas7 Aug 2014$5.99

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Hitler's Commanders: German Bravery in the Field, 1939-1945 by James Lucas
Hitler's Commanders: German Bravery in the Field, 1939-1945

As absolute as Hitler's control over the German war machine was, it depended on the ability, judgment and unquestioning loyalty of the senior officers charged with putting his ideas, however difficult, into effect. Top military historian James Lucas examines
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Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War: Refusing to Fight by Ann Kramer
Conscientious Objectors of the Second World War: Refusing to Fight

Even today, most histories of the world wars focus on those who fought. Those who refused to fight are usually overlooked, or just mentioned in passing, sometimes in a very dismissive manner. However, during the First World War, 16,000 men in Britain refused
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Ann Kramer6 Aug 2014$12.99

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Fighting with the Fourteenth Army in Burma: Original War Summaries of the Battle Against Japan 1943-1945 by James Luto
Fighting with the Fourteenth Army in Burma: Original War Summaries of the Battle Against Japan 1943-1945

The Fourteenth Army was one of the most successful British and Commonwealth forces of the Second World War. It was not only the largest of the Commonwealth armies but was also the largest single army in the world with around half a million men under its
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James Luto6 Aug 2014$17.25

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War in the Balkans: The Battle for Greece and Crete 1940-1941 by Jeffrey Plowman
War in the Balkans: The Battle for Greece and Crete 1940-1941

Jeffrey Plowman's photographic history traces the course of the entire Balkan campaign from the first moves of the Italians through Albania and the invasion of Jugoslavia and Bulgaria by German forces through to the battle for Greece and the final airborne
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Jeffrey Plowman6 Aug 2014$10.25

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Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius 1903-1944 by Simon Anglim
Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius 1903-1944

Winston Churchill described Wingate as a 'man of genius who might well have become a man of destiny'. Tragically, he died in an jungle aircraft crash in 1944. Like his famous kinsman Lawrence of Arabia, Wingate was renowned for being an unorthodox soldier,
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Simon Anglim6 Aug 2014$12.99

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The Battles of St Albans by Peter Burley & Michael Elliot & Harvey Watson
The Battles of St Albans

St Albans is unique in having been the site of two pivotal battles during the Wars of the Roses, yet this is the first book-length account to have been published. It offers a gripping account of the fighting, and of the politics and intrigue that led to
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Peter Burley &
Michael Elliot &
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Legions of Death: The Nazi Enslavement of Europe by Rupert Butler
Legions of Death: The Nazi Enslavement of Europe

The author reveals, in chilling detail, the plans for the wholesale killings and subjection of Eastern Europe, including the 'Final Solution' of the gas chambers. He also reveals Hitler's ruthless programme for France, the Low Countries and Scandinavia.

This

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Rupert Butler6 Aug 2014$8.99

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Stuka Attack: The Dive Bombing Assault on England During the Battle of Britain by Andy Saunders
Stuka Attack: The Dive Bombing Assault on England During the Battle of Britain

The Junkers 87 Stuka was an iconic weapon of World War Two and an aircraft name that was, and still is, instantly recognized worldwide. Its roles in Poland and the Battles of France and the Low Countries are almost legendary, but in the UK its import during
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Andy Saunders6 Aug 2014$23.99

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With the Courage of Desperation: Germany's Defence of the Southern Sector of the Eastern Front 1944-45 by Rolf Hinze
With the Courage of Desperation: Germany's Defence of the Southern Sector of the Eastern Front 1944-45

In his historical series Hinze provides the only comprehensive account of events on the central and southern portions of the German Eastern Front during the years of German retreat. This volume covers events on the southern portion of the Eastern Front
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Rolf Hinze6 Aug 2014$29.95

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Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz by Olga Lengyel
Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz

Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book
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Olga Lengyel5 Aug 2014$11.99

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Surviving Trainer and Transport Aircraft of the World by Don Berliner
Surviving Trainer and Transport Aircraft of the World

This final volume in the three-volume set covering more than 300 types of Surviving World War II aircraft includes the less-glamorous ones that couldn't qualify for two volumes on Fighters and Bombers. They were the ones that served absolutely vital purposes
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Don Berliner5 Aug 2014$7.99

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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 by Nigel Hamilton
The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942

A closeup, in-the-room look at how FDR took masterful command and control of the Second World War, from wresting key decisions away from Churchill and his own generals, to launching the first successful trial landing in North Africa, and beginning to turn
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Nigel Hamilton5 Aug 2014$28.00

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1812: The March on Moscow by Paul Britten Austen
1812: The March on Moscow

More than a third of a million men set out on that midsummer day of 1812: none can have imagined the terrors and hardships to come. They would be lured all the way to Moscow without having achieved the decisive battle Napoleon sought; and by the time they
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Paul Britten Austen5 Aug 2014$11.99

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Panzers on the Eastern Front: General Erhard Raus and His Panzer Divisions in Russia 1941 - 1945 by Peter Tsouras
Panzers on the Eastern Front: General Erhard Raus and His Panzer Divisions in Russia 1941 - 1945

General Erhard Raus was one of the German Army's finest panzer generals and a leading exponent of blitzkrieg in the east. German panzers were witnesses to the incredible onslaught that was the first few months of Barbarossa, then the gradual strengthening
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Peter Tsouras5 Aug 2014$7.69

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Call of the Heather by Gwen Kirkwood
Call of the Heather

Billy Lennox leaves his home after a wartime tragedy but can he settle away from his beloved glens and special friends?
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Gwen Kirkwood4 Aug 2014$3.99

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RAF Air Sea Rescue 1918-1986 by Diane Canwell & Jon Sutherland
RAF Air Sea Rescue 1918-1986

Between 1918 and 1986 the marine branch of the Royal Air Force provided rescue facilities, support and other services to this armed service. In its pre-1941 guise as the Air Sea Rescue service, the RAF had an inventory of over 200 motorboats, supported
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The Viaz'ma Catastrophe, 1941: The Red Army's Disastrous Stand against Operation Typhoon by Lev Lopukhovsky
The Viaz'ma Catastrophe, 1941: The Red Army's Disastrous Stand against Operation Typhoon

This book describes one of the most terrible tragedies of the Second World War and the events preceding it. The horrible miscalculations made by the Stavka of the Soviet Supreme High Command and the Front commands led in October 1941 to the deaths and
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Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunker: The Passive Defence of the Western World During the Cold War by Nick McCamley
Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunker: The Passive Defence of the Western World During the Cold War

"Nuclear Bunkers" tells the previously undisclosed story of the secret defence structures built by the West during the Cold War years. The book describes in fascinating detail a vast umbrella of radar stations that spanned the North American continent
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Nick McCamley3 Aug 2014$8.99

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Ice Steel and Fire: British Explorers in Peace and War 1921-45 by Linda Parker
Ice Steel and Fire: British Explorers in Peace and War 1921-45

The generation that reached maturity in the inter war years had grown up in the shadow of the heroic age of Polar exploration and the sacrifices of a generation in the Great War. Their own adventures were to prove as astonishing and heroic as those of
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Linda Parker2 Aug 2014$25.00

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Tracking the Tigers: Flying Tiger, OSS and Free Thai Operations in World War II Thailand by Bob Bergin
Tracking the Tigers: Flying Tiger, OSS and Free Thai Operations in World War II Thailand

An adventure in the discovery of history. When the wreckage of an old warplane is discovered in a remote area of North Thailand, the author's attempt to identify the aircraft and its mission set him off on a hunt that went on for almost ten years. A
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Bob Bergin2 Aug 2014$2.99

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Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy: The Combat History of SS Panzer Regiment 12 and SS Panzerjger Abteilung 12, Normandy 1944, based by Norbert Szmvber
Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy: The Combat History of SS Panzer Regiment 12 and SS Panzerjger Abteilung 12, Normandy 1944, based

Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy presents the combat history of SS-Panzer Regiment 12 and SS-Panzerjäger Abteilung 12 in the Battle for France from June to the end of August 1944 based on transcriptions of their original unit war diaries from the Military
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Norbert Szmvber2 Aug 2014$25.00

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The Rzhev Slaughterhouse: The Red Army's Forgotten 15-month Campaign against Army Group Center, 1942-1943 by Svetlana Gerasimova & Stuart Britton
The Rzhev Slaughterhouse: The Red Army's Forgotten 15-month Campaign against Army Group Center, 1942-1943

Historians consider the Battle of Rzhev "one of the bloodiest in the history of the Great Patriotic War" and "Zhukov's greatest defeat". Veterans called this colossal battle, which continued for a total of 15 months, "the Rzhev slaughterhouse" or "the
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David Rattray's Guidebook to the Anglo-Zulu War by David Rattray
David Rattray's Guidebook to the Anglo-Zulu War

South African born and bred, David Rattray's name is today synonymous with the Anglo-Zulu War. Now for the first time, his encyclopaedic knowledge is available to the reading public. With its magnificent colour artwork, including superb paintings, detailed
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David Rattray1 Aug 2014$8.99

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Offshore Ferry Services of England and Scotland: A Useful Guide to the Shipping Lines and Routes by Peter C. Smith
Offshore Ferry Services of England and Scotland: A Useful Guide to the Shipping Lines and Routes

The United Kingdom comprises thousands of islands and for many centuries transport between the main islands and the outlying communities has required reliable shipping routes, both long and short-haul, for commerce, trade and travel. Ferries have become
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Peter C. Smith1 Aug 2014$12.99

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Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortresses by M. C. Bishop
Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortresses

This is a reference guide to Roman legionary fortresses throughout the former Roman Empire, of which approximately eighty-five have been located and identified. With the expansion of the empire and the garrisoning of its army in frontier regions during
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Mrs Adolf Hitler: The Eva Braun Photograph Albums 1912-45 by Blaine Taylor
Mrs Adolf Hitler: The Eva Braun Photograph Albums 1912-45

The year 2012 marks the centenary of Eva Braun's birth. This is the strange-but-true saga of her life, richly illustrated from her own personal photograph albums, as well as from other captured German archives. She married German dictator Adolf Hitler
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Blaine Taylor1 Aug 2014$12.99

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Allied Special Forces Insignia 1939-1948 by Peter Taylor
Allied Special Forces Insignia 1939-1948

As early as 1940 political leaders and military commanders responsible for the conduct of the Allied operations relalised that, after a string of disastrous setbacks, national morale could only be restored by taking offensive action against the enemy.
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Peter Taylor1 Aug 2014$7.99

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Blood and Steel: The Wehrmacht Archive, Normandy 1944 by Donald Graves
Blood and Steel: The Wehrmacht Archive, Normandy 1944

Ordered by Hitler 'to hold, or to die' and to fight 'to the last grenade and round', the German army was a formidable opponent during the 1944 Normandy campaign. This book depicts the experience of that army in Normandy through its own records and documentation.

Blood
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Japan's Last Bid for Victory: The Invasion of India, 1944 by Robert Lyman
Japan's Last Bid for Victory: The Invasion of India, 1944

Robert Lyman's deep knowledge and understanding of the war in Burma, and the great battles at Kohima and Imphal in 1944, are well known. In this book he uses original documents, published works and personal accounts to weave together an enthralling account
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The German Fallschirmtruppe 1936-41 (Revised edition): Its Genesis and Employment in the First Campaigns of the Wehrmacht by Karl-Heinz Golla
The German Fallschirmtruppe 1936-41 (Revised edition): Its Genesis and Employment in the First Campaigns of the Wehrmacht

The Fallschirmtruppe of the Wehrmacht won recognition for their valor and endurance not only from their fellow German soldiers, but from their former enemies as well. On the basis of careful and comprehensive research, including utilizing extensive unpublished
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Karl-Heinz Golla1 Aug 2014$29.95

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The New York Times Book of World War II 1939-1945: The Coverage from the Battlefield to the Home Front by The New York Times
The New York Times Book of World War II 1939-1945: The Coverage from the Battlefield to the Home Front

The New York Times printed more words on World War II than any other newspaper and had more than 160 correspondents worldwide reporting on the war. Now, for the first time, The New York Times Complete World War II offers a singular opportunity to

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The Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion by Martin K. A. Morgan
The Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion

Experience the all-important Normandy invasion through some of D-Day's most incredible photographs. Although it took a multinational coalition to conduct World War II's amphibious D-Day landings, the U.S. military made a major contribution to the operation
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Martin K. A. Morgan31 Jul 2014$45.00

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China's Wars: Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949 by Philip Jowett
China's Wars: Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949

By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, China had become one of the great powers of the modern world. Economically, politically, and militarily, its power and international reach is only exceeded by the United States, the world's one remaining
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Philip Jowett31 Jul 2014$9.99

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Hitler's Eagles: The Luftwaffe 1933-45 by Chris McNab
Hitler's Eagles: The Luftwaffe 1933-45

At the beginning of World War II, the Luftwaffe was the world's most advanced air force. With superior tactics, aircraft and training, it cut through the air forces of Poland and Western Europe in 1939 and 1940, and those of the Soviet Union in 1941.

Despite

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Chris McNab31 Jul 2014$9.95

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Nelson to Vanguard: Warship Design and Development 1923-1945 by D. K. Brown
Nelson to Vanguard: Warship Design and Development 1923-1945

Nelson to Vanguard is the third volume in D K Brown's bestselling series on warship design and development looks at the Royal Navy's response to the restrictions placed on it by the Washington Naval Treaties in the inter-war years, and analyses the fleet
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U-Boat Attack Logs: A Complete Record of Warship Sinkings from Original Sources 1939-1945 by Daniel Morgan & Bruce Taylor
U-Boat Attack Logs: A Complete Record of Warship Sinkings from Original Sources 1939-1945

During the Second World War over 250 Allied warships from a dozen navies were sent to the bottom by German U-boats. This ground-breaking study provides a detailed analysis of every sinking for which source material survives from both the Allied and the
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Daniel Morgan &
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American Tanks and AFVs of World War II by Mike Green
American Tanks and AFVs of World War II

Stuart, Sherman, Lee, and Grant tanks dominated the US Army and Marine Corps armored warfare effort versus Nazi Germany and Tojo's Japan. This book details the full range of these vehicles, giving technical specifications and development features as well
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The Normandy Invasion, June 1944: Looking Down on War by Col Roy Stanley USAF II
The Normandy Invasion, June 1944: Looking Down on War

The Normandy Invasion literally takes a different view of D-Day and just beyond, showing the well-known events using aerial photos. This is what anxiously waiting senior officers knew about progress in the early hours of 6 June 1944. The RAF and USAAF
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Col Roy Stanley USAF II30 Jul 2014$10.99

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French Cruisers: 1922-1956 by John Jordan & Jean Moulin
French Cruisers: 1922-1956

The French produced some of the most striking and innovatory interwar cruiser designs. A large amount of new information about these ships has become available over the past twenty years in France, but this book is the first to make this accessible to
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John Jordan &
Jean Moulin
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Ordeal by Ice: Ships of the Antarctic by Rorke Bryan
Ordeal by Ice: Ships of the Antarctic

Surrounded by hazardous seas and pitiless ice, Antarctica was first sighted by Europeans less than three centuries ago. Since then, hundreds of ships have voyaged around that continent, challenged by poorly charted waters, storms, pack ice, icebergs and
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Rorke Bryan30 Jul 2014$42.00

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Coasters: An Illustrated History by Roy Fenton
Coasters: An Illustrated History

John Masefield's 'dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smoke stack, butting through the Channel in the mad March days' has become a ship type of universal appeal, both for its simple, functional beauty and its faithful toil before the advent of universal
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Roy Fenton30 Jul 2014$26.00

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Type VII U-Boats by Roger Chesneau
Type VII U-Boats

The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships
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Roger Chesneau30 Jul 2014$10.99

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German Naval Camouflage: 1939-1941 by John Asmussen & Eric Leon
German Naval Camouflage: 1939-1941

For half a century German warship camouflage has been something of a mystery for warship enthusiasts and modelmakers. The widespread destruction of naval archives at the end of the war left little documentation, while the ad hoc application of 'unofficial'
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John Asmussen &
Eric Leon
30 Jul 2014$34.75

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Mussolini's Navy: A Reference Guide to the Regia Marina 1930-1945 by Maurizio Brescia
Mussolini's Navy: A Reference Guide to the Regia Marina 1930-1945

This book is a complete guide to the Regia Marina, the navy with which Italy fought the Second World War. Starting with the historical background, it describes how the navy developed, how it was organised, the facilities that supported it, and the operations
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Maurizio Brescia29 Jul 2014$18.00

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Stalingrad Day by Day by Jason Turner
Stalingrad Day by Day

The Battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II. The armies of Hitler's Nazi Germany and Stalin's Communist Soviet Union fought to the death in this industrial city on the banks of the Volga. Initially, it seemed impossible for the Soviets
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Jason Turner29 Jul 2014$9.99

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Hitler's Alpine Headquarters by James Wilson
Hitler's Alpine Headquarters

Hitler's Alpine Headquarters look at the development of the Obersalzberg from a small, long established farming community, into Hitler's country residence and the Nazis' southern headquarters. Introducing new images and additional text, this book is a
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James Wilson29 Jul 2014$17.25

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German Capital Ships of the Second World War: The Ultimate Photograph Album by Siegfried Beaver & Miroslaw Skwiot
German Capital Ships of the Second World War: The Ultimate Photograph Album

Few warship types have had as much written about them as the Kriegsmarine s capital ships Deutschland, Admiral Scheer, Graf Spee, Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Bismarck and Tirpitz continue to generate intense interest among warship enthusiasts, despite the
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Siegfried Beaver &
Miroslaw Skwiot
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200,000 Heroes: Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII by Leon Weckstein
200,000 Heroes: Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII

Italy, July 1944. The unendurable insult to Italy's inherently genial way of life brought about by Hitler's storm-troopers and Mussolini's Fascist toadies was both taking its toll on the people of Italy and creating a fledgling underground Resistance movement
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Leon Weckstein29 Jul 2014$14.95

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Panzer Storm by Karl Brockmann
Panzer Storm

Recently withdrawn from the horrors of the Russian Front, the 1st SS Panzer Division Liebstandarte Adolf Hitler, are ordered to Belgium for a complete overhaul and refit of its war-torn troops and panzers. Due to growing uncertainty they are redirected
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Karl Brockmann29 Jul 2014$7.99

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Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan by Robert Leckie
Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan

In time for the HBO miniseries The Pacific, a classic account of the U.S. Marines' relentless drive from Guadalcanal to Okinawa during World War II
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Robert Leckie29 Jul 2014$17.95

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Nancy Wake by Russell Braddon
Nancy Wake

Nancy Wake is one of the true heroines of the Second World War. Born in New Zealand, she was living in Marseille and was married to Frenchman Hanri Fiocca when the Germans invaded. Nancy immediately became active in the Resistance movement, smuggling messages
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Russell Braddon26 Jul 2014$14.57

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Hitler: The Memoir of the Nazi Insider Who Turned Against the Fuhrer by Ernst Hanfstaengl
Hitler: The Memoir of the Nazi Insider Who Turned Against the Fuhrer

Of American and German parentage, Ernst Hanfstaengl graduated from Harvard and ran the family business in New York for a dozen years before returning to Germany in 1921. By chance he heard a then little-known Adolf Hitler speaking in a Munich beer hall
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Ernst Hanfstaengl25 Jul 2014$14.95

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Frank McClean: The Godfather to British Naval Aviation by Philip Jarrett
Frank McClean: The Godfather to British Naval Aviation

During aviation's pioneering years Francis Kennedy McClean used his vast inherited wealth to help the now famous Short Brothers company become established as one of Britain's greatest aircraft manufacturers and, in doing so, he helped the Royal Navy's
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Philip Jarrett24 Jul 2014$12.99

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Under a Bomber's Moon: The True Story of Two Airmen at War Over Germany by Stephen Harris
Under a Bomber's Moon: The True Story of Two Airmen at War Over Germany

They were the best of enemies - dedicated, skilled and deadly. In the night skies above wartime Germany an RAF navigator-bomb aimer and a Luftwaffe pilot sought out their targets, testing the gap between success and their own destruction as they crossed
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Stephen Harris23 Jul 2014$10.99

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Air Raid Shelters of the Second World War: Family Stories of Survival in the Blitz by Stephen Wade
Air Raid Shelters of the Second World War: Family Stories of Survival in the Blitz

This book features the design, creation and use of air raid shelters, including interviews with people who used them during the Second World War. The different types of bunkers/air raid shelters (both public and in people's gardens) are covered and the
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Stephen Wade23 Jul 2014$5.99

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Vichy Air Force at War: The French Air Force That Fought The Allies in World War II by Diane Canwell & Jon Sutherland
Vichy Air Force at War: The French Air Force That Fought The Allies in World War II

At the beginning of World War II the French faced the German invasion with 4,360 modern combat aircraft and 790 new machines currently arriving from French and American factories each month. When the phony war finally ended, some 119 of 210 squadrons were
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Diane Canwell &
Jon Sutherland
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Operation Barbarossa and the Eastern Front 1941 by Hans Seidler
Operation Barbarossa and the Eastern Front 1941

Hitler's decision to renege on his alliance with Stalin and invade Russia in June 1941 was to have the most far reaching consequences for the world. Indeed, if there was one critical turning point in the Second World War, it would have to be this. The
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Hans Seidler22 Jul 2014$8.99

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The Battle of the Narrow Seas: The History of Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea 1939-1945 by Peter Scott
The Battle of the Narrow Seas: The History of Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea 1939-1945

This is the story of the struggle for the control of the narrow seas of the Channel and the southern North Sea during the Second World War, told by Peter Scott who, as a MTB commander, saw action against the enemy throughout the course of the War. The
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Peter Scott21 Jul 2014$10.99

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Douglas Bader: Fight for the Sky by Douglas Bader
Douglas Bader: Fight for the Sky

Pen and Sword Books are proud to be re-issuing this the only book that the legendary 'legless' ace Douglas Bader (immortalised by the film Reach For The Sky) wrote. He tells the inspiring story of the Battle of Britain from the viewpoint of 'The Few'.
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Douglas Bader21 Jul 2014$10.99

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3 Para Mount Longdon: The Bloodiest Battle by Jon Cooksey
3 Para Mount Longdon: The Bloodiest Battle

This, the first in a new series on Special Operations, tells the story of 3 Para and the often-neglected struggle for Mount Longdon. It was a battle which tested the discipline, comradeship and professionalism of the Paras to the limit; it was a battle
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Jon Cooksey21 Jul 2014$7.99

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D-Day by Francis Crosby
D-Day

A pictorial record of D-Day using unseen front-line action shots reproduced directly from negatives held by the Imperial War Museum, each one portraying the emotion of that most famous invasion. The book follows the invasion as it develops using lengthy
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Francis Crosby21 Jul 2014$10.99

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The Crater: Burnside's Assault on the Confederate Trenches June 30, 1864 by John Cannon
The Crater: Burnside's Assault on the Confederate Trenches June 30, 1864

It seemed like a good idea to frustrate Union commanders: dig a 500-foot long mine underground to reach the fortifications of the long-besieged Confederates at Petersburg, Virginia, and set off a powerful explosion. The result created a 30-foot deep crater
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John Cannon21 Jul 2014$7.99

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Confessions of Custard: A Military Mule by V. R. Burkhardt
Confessions of Custard: A Military Mule

This book is based on a collection of letter s about army life, written by Custard, a British Army mule working with a Royal Signal regiment between 1929 and 1932. Custard was actually Colonel V.R. Burkhardt, writing to his 2 nieces. '
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V. R. Burkhardt21 Jul 2014$7.99

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Counter Insurgency: Lessons from History by Ian Beckett & John Pimlott
Counter Insurgency: Lessons from History

Insurgencies are at the centre of most of the conflicts that confront the modern world, and they have been since the Second World War. Leading armies across the globe have well-developed strategies for fighting counterinsurgency campaigns which are continually
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Hitler's Theology: A Study in Political Religion by Rainer Bucher
Hitler's Theology: A Study in Political Religion

Hitler's Theology investigates the use of theological motifs in Adolf Hitler's public speeches and writings, and offers an answer to the question of why Hitler and his theo-political ideology were so attractive and successful presenting an alternative
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Rainer Bucher19 Jul 2014$27.99

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Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945 by Claudia Baldoli
Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945


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The Battle of the Lys 1918: Givenchy and the River Law by Phil Tomaseli
The Battle of the Lys 1918: Givenchy and the River Law

The battles fought at Estaires and Givenchy, just south of Ypres, in April 1918 were critical episodes in the larger Battle of Lys which determined the outcome of the ultimate German offensive on the Western Front. The massive assault of Ludendorff's armies
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Phil Tomaseli19 Jul 2014$9.99

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Commando Tactics: The Second World War by Stephen Bull
Commando Tactics: The Second World War

British commandos are among the most celebrated soldiers of the Second World War. Their daring, ingenuity and bravery have given rise to an almost legendary reputation that makes it difficult to appreciate fully their role and their true value as fighting
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Stephen Bull18 Jul 2014$8.99

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Be Bold by Frederick Rosier & David Rosier
Be Bold

Towards the end of a long and distinguished career, Sir Fred Rosier was persuaded by his son David to write his autobiography. He did so and the result is an extremely engaging and enlightening account of his life to the end of the Second World War. Starting
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Frederick Rosier &
David Rosier
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King George V Shipcraft by Roger Chesneau
King George V Shipcraft

The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships
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Roger Chesneau17 Jul 2014$17.90

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We Fought at Arnhem by Mike Rossiter
We Fought at Arnhem

Operation Market Garden: a plan to capture the bridge over the Rhine at Arnhem and outflank the German front.

In all twelve thousand airborne troops were to land, either by parachute or glider, at three drop zones and move towards their objective.

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Mike Rossiter16 Jul 2014$15.28

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Stalingrad to Kursk: Triumph of the Red Army by Geoffrey Jukes
Stalingrad to Kursk: Triumph of the Red Army

The epic battles fought at Stalingrad and Kursk were pivotal events in the war on the Eastern Front. After the catastrophic failure of the German offensives of 1942 and 1943, the Wehrmacht was forced onto the defensive. Never again would it regain the
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Geoffrey Jukes16 Jul 2014$9.89

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D-Day by Martin Gilbert
D-Day

"The Allied landings in 1944 had all the prospects for disaster. Churchill thought he would be woken up to be told of massive casualties. Eisenhower prepared a somber broadcast announcing that the enterprise had failed.

The specter of failure was always

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The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II by Nancy Caldwell Sorel
The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II

Here's how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorel's portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington;
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Japanese Heavy Cruisers: Myoko and Takao Classes by Steve Backer
Japanese Heavy Cruisers: Myoko and Takao Classes

The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships
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Steve Backer15 Jul 2014$17.99

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Teddy Suhren, Ace of Aces: Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel by Teddy Shuren
Teddy Suhren, Ace of Aces: Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel

Reinhard 'Teddy' Suhren fired more successful torpedo shots than any other man during the war, many before he even became a U-boat commander. He was also the U-boat service's most irreverent and rebellious commander; his lack of a military bearing was
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Hitler's Savage Canary: A History of the Danish Resistance in World War II by David Lampe
Hitler's Savage Canary: A History of the Danish Resistance in World War II

After Adolph Hitler made plans to create a "model protectorate" out of Denmark, Winston Churchill predicted the nation would become the Fuhrer's tame canary. Isolated from the Allies and fueled only by a sense of human decency and national pride, the Danes
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David Lampe14 Jul 2014$24.95

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Warships of the Bay of Quinte by Roger Litwiller
Warships of the Bay of Quinte

This is the story of six of Canadas Warships HMCS NAPANEE, HMCS BELLEVILLE, HMCS HALLOWELL, HMCS TRENTONIAN, HMCS QUINTE (I), and the HMCS QUINTE (II). These histories give a unique account of the small ships that have been the backbone of the Canadian
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Ark Royal: Sailing Into Glory by Mike Rossiter
Ark Royal: Sailing Into Glory

In June 1941 the Ark Royal won one of Britain's most famous naval victories. The German destroyer, Bismarck, had been ravaging the British fleet in the Atlantic. Sailing through a ferocious storm the Ark Royal tracked the Bismarck. A dozen swordfish

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Mike Rossiter12 Jul 2014$14.11

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The RAF's French Foreign Legion: De Gaulle, the British and the Re-emergence of French Airpower 1940-45 by G. H. Bennett
The RAF's French Foreign Legion: De Gaulle, the British and the Re-emergence of French Airpower 1940-45

This book examines and analyses the relationship between the RAF, the Free French Movement and the French fighter pilots in WWII. A highly significant subject, this has been ignored by academics on both sides of the Channel. This ground-breaking study
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G. H. Bennett12 Jul 2014$43.99

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The Twilight Riders: The Last Charge of the 26th Cavalry by Peter F. Stevens
The Twilight Riders: The Last Charge of the 26th Cavalry

The Twilight Riders is the first book to chronicle the full drama of the 26th Cavalry's magnificent but doomed mounted campaign against some of the finest troops, air power, and tanks of the Japanese Army—a long-neglected episode of World War II
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Peter F. Stevens12 Jul 2014$19.99

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The South Notts Hussars The Western Desert, 1940-1942 by Peter Hart
The South Notts Hussars The Western Desert, 1940-1942

The Second World War is vanishing into the pages of history. The veterans were once all around us, but their numbers are fast diminishing. While still in their prime many recorded their memories with Peter Hart for the Imperial War Museum. As these old
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King's African Rifles: A History by Malcolm Page
King's African Rifles: A History

Whatever one may think about the rights and wrongs of colonial rule, it is hard to deny that during the first half of the this century those African countries, which then came under British administration enjoyed a period of stability which most now look
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Malcolm Page11 Jul 2014$8.99

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The Mystery of Maddy Heisler by Daniel Lillford
The Mystery of Maddy Heisler

As a young man in the midst of World War II, Jacob fell in love with an older woman and began a rapturous affair, until she seemingly vanished. As strange things start to happen around him, a familiar young woman appears at Jacob's house with a mysterious
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Daniel Lillford11 Jul 2014$9.99

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Armies of Empire by Allan Converse
Armies of Empire

Armies of Empire uniquely reflects upon the experience of two divisions from different armies facing similar challenges in the Second World War. The 9th Australian Division and the British 50th (Northumbrian) Division both saw long service and suffered
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Allan Converse11 Jul 2014$65.00

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Maginot Line: History and Guide by J. E. Kaufmann & H. W. Kaufmann & A. Jankovi?-Poto?nik
Maginot Line: History and Guide

The Maginot Line, the complex system of strongpoints constructed between the world wars by the French to protect against attack from Germany, is one of the most famous, extensive and controversial defensive schemes in all military history. It stretched
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Rigging Period Ships Models: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig by Lennarth Petersson
Rigging Period Ships Models: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig

The rigging of period ship models is the most complex task which any modeller has to take on, for an eighteenth-century man-of-war boasted mile on mile of rigging, more than 1,000 blocks, and acres of canvas. To reduce this in scale, and yet retain an
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Lennarth Petersson6 Jul 2014$12.99

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The 2nd Norfolk Regiment: From Le Paradis to Kohima by Peter Hart
The 2nd Norfolk Regiment: From Le Paradis to Kohima

The Second World War is vanishing into the pages of history. The veterans were once all around us, but their numbers are fast diminishing. While still in their prime many recorded their memories with Peter Hart for the Imperial War Museum. As these old
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Peter Hart6 Jul 2014$13.99

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Wavell - Soldier and Statesman by Victoria Schofield
Wavell - Soldier and Statesman

Archibald Wavell's life and career makes a marvelous subject. Not only did he reach the highest rank (Field Marshal) and become an Earl and Viceroy of India but his character was complex. He joined the Black Watch in 1901. He stood out during the Great
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Victoria Schofield6 Jul 2014$15.39

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All the Kaiser's Men: The Life and Death of the German Soldier on the Western Front by Ian Passingham
All the Kaiser's Men: The Life and Death of the German Soldier on the Western Front

Convinced that both God and the Kaiser were on their side, the officers and men of the German Army went to war in 1914, confident that they were destined for a swift and crushing victory in the West. The vaunted Schlieffen Plan on which the anticipated
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Ian Passingham5 Jul 2014$21.86

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Arnhem by R. E. Urquhart
Arnhem

Major-General Urquhart commanded the 1st British Airborne Division in Operation Market Garden, the greatest airbone assault of World War II, the struggle to capture Arnhem and win control of the bridge across the lower Rhine. The story of the 1st Airborne
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R. E. Urquhart5 Jul 2014$13.99

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The Sterling Years: Small Arms and the Men by James Edmiston
The Sterling Years: Small Arms and the Men

This is the story of the manufacture, development and usage of one of the most famous submachine Guns ever produced by a British Firm Designed at the end of WW2 it saw limited use on a trial basis, carried by paratroopers during the battle of Arnhem, but
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James Edmiston5 Jul 2014$10.99

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Victory in Defeat: The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity by Gregory J. W. Urwin
Victory in Defeat: The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity

Told here for the first time in vivid detail is the story of the defenders of Wake Island following their surrender to the Japanese on December 23, 1941. The highly regarded military historian Gregory Urwin spent decades researching what happened and now
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Gregory J. W. Urwin4 Jul 2014$38.95

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Facing the Catastrophe: Jews and Non-Jews in Europe during World War II by Beate Kosmala
Facing the Catastrophe: Jews and Non-Jews in Europe during World War II

Through a series of regional case studies, this book presents the Holocaust not as a single monolithic or one-dimensional event, but as a complex process with many human actors and contextual features.
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Beate Kosmala28 Jun 2014$27.99

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The Secret Capture: U-110 and the Enigma Story by Stephen Roskill
The Secret Capture: U-110 and the Enigma Story

For fifteen years after the end of the war all official Admiralty records showed the German submarine U 110 as sunk on 9 May 1941 by the surface escorts of convoy OB.318. As this book was the first to reveal, this was a deliberate deception, as the U-boat
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Stephen Roskill27 Jun 2014$13.99

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Blitz Diary: Life Under Fire in World War II by Carol Harris
Blitz Diary: Life Under Fire in World War II

In "Blitz Diary" historian Carol Harris has collected together a remarkable series of accounts from the war's darkest days, with heart-warming stories of survival, perseverance, solidarity and bravery, the preservation of which becomes increasingly important
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Carol Harris27 Jun 2014$14.57

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Notes to My Daughter: A Father's Blitz Diary by Alexander Pierce
Notes to My Daughter: A Father's Blitz Diary

When Christine Cuss (nee Pierce) was born in 1934, her doting father began a journal addressed to her. This book shows another side to the Second World War. It shows how the father chose his family, not least his only daughter, Christine.
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Alexander Pierce27 Jun 2014$11.65

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Katyn 1940: The Documentary Evidence of the West's Betrayal by Eugenia Maresch
Katyn 1940: The Documentary Evidence of the West's Betrayal

The mass murder of 22,000 Poles by the Soviet NKVD at Katyn is one of the most shocking events of the Second World War and its political implications are still being felt today. This book draws on intelligence reports, witness statements, memoranda and
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Eugenia Maresch26 Jun 2014$21.86

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Battle of Britain by Richard Hough & Denis Richards
Battle of Britain

High above the warm, summer fields Churchill's 'few' fought with courage & skill against overwhelming odds - and won. A vivid account of the air battles as well as an explanation of how the campaign developed. Fresh insights into the controversies with
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The Narrow Margin by Derek Dempster & Derek Wood
The Narrow Margin

The Battle of Britain saved the country from invasion. If the RAF had been defeated all the efforts of the British Army and the Royal Navy would hardly have averted defeat in the face of complete German air superiority. With all Europe subjugated, Germany
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Derek Dempster &
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Period Ship Modelmaking by Philip Reed
Period Ship Modelmaking

This new shipmodeller's manual explains in graphic manner how to build a small 1/16th scale model of the American privateer schooner Prince de Neufchatel. She was one of a new class of large, fast and seaworthy schooners that first made their appearance
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Philip Reed25 Jun 2014$23.99

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The German Army on the Western Front 1917-1918 by David Bilton
The German Army on the Western Front 1917-1918

This highly illustrated book covers the German retreat from the Somme, through the defensive battles of 1917, the Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle) of early 1918, to the final Allied offensive from August to the end of the War. The post-Armistice events
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Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe in World War II by Philip Kaplan
Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe in World War II

This book examines the reality behind the myths of the legendary German fighter aces of World War II. It explains why only a small minority of pilots - those in whom the desire for combat overrode everything - accounted for so large a proportion of the
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Philip Kaplan25 Jun 2014$12.99

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Tactical Reconnaissance in the Cold War by Doug Gordon
Tactical Reconnaissance in the Cold War

This book describes how the United States Air Force tactical reconnaissance units operated from the end of World War II until the 1970s. This was an immensely active period that also included major conflicts in Korea and Vietnam. It was also a period of
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Doug Gordon25 Jun 2014$13.99

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Tupolev TU-22 by Sergey Burdin
Tupolev TU-22

This historic Russian aircraft was first delivered to the Soviet Air Force at the height of the Cold War in 1961. It remained in service until replaced by the much modified Tu-22M Backfire which was introduced in the early 1970s and still remains in service.
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Sergey Burdin25 Jun 2014$11.99

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Big Wings: The Largest Aeroplanes Ever Built by Philip Kaplan
Big Wings: The Largest Aeroplanes Ever Built

In the history of aviation there have been many attempts to produce aircraft of extraordinary proportions to expand the limits of technology and create new performance standards. With few exceptions, the early attempts did not become the successes envisaged
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Philip Kaplan25 Jun 2014$10.99

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Three's Company by Jack T. C Long
Three's Company

No 3 Squadron was formed at Larkhill in 1912 from the No 2 (Aeroplane} Company under the command of the famous Major Robert Brooke-Popham. More importantly the squadron was the first in the RFC to be equipped with fixed-wing aircraft. Thereafter the squadron
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Jack T. C Long25 Jun 2014$11.99

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Air War Iraq by Tim Ripley
Air War Iraq

The book is a photo-journalistic record of the vitally important role that aviation played in the recent liberation of Iraq. It follows the part that American, British and Australian airpower played in each theatre of the campaign. It includes the many
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Tim Ripley25 Jun 2014$12.99

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Arnhem The Fight to Sustain: The Untold Story of the Airborne Logisticians by Frank Steer
Arnhem The Fight to Sustain: The Untold Story of the Airborne Logisticians

On the ground the airborne logisticians at the battle of Arnhem fought to the bitter end, indistinguishable from their paratroop comrades. In the air, their deeds and sacrifice were shining examples of duty done under the most desperate circumstances.
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Frank Steer25 Jun 2014$9.99

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St Quentin by philip Guest & Helen McPhail
St Quentin

After the First World War, how many thousands of British families would have proud or bitter reason to remember the name St Quentin? At least eight Divisions, 23 Brigades, 74 Battalions an enormous number of fighting men, a weight of experience, courage,
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Bazentin Ridge: Somme by Edward Hancock
Bazentin Ridge: Somme

The book covers in detail the attacks of 14-18 July 1916 against the Bazentin Woods and villages and beyond. Walks and tours of the surroundings areas are included with detailed action maps.
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Edward Hancock25 Jun 2014$11.99

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Battleground Europe: A Guide to Battlefields in France & Flanders by Nigel Cave
Battleground Europe: A Guide to Battlefields in France & Flanders

A study of the most important sites, primarily of the two world wars, covering both their history and descriptions of how they are today. For the interested traveller, the author groups key sites together, listing places offering accommodation, food, and
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Nigel Cave25 Jun 2014$7.99

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No Memorial: The story of a Triumph of Courage over Misfortune and Mind over Body by Anthony Babington
No Memorial: The story of a Triumph of Courage over Misfortune and Mind over Body

This is the story of a man who was wounded in Holland during the war and returned to consciousness to find that his right arm and leg were paralysed and that he was unable to speak. After a long struggle he not only won back most of his powers of moment
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Anthony Babington25 Jun 2014$12.99

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The Charging Buffalo: A History of the Kenya Regiment 1937 - 1963 by Guy Campbell
The Charging Buffalo: A History of the Kenya Regiment 1937 - 1963

This title gives a complete history of the Kenya Regiment from 1937-1963.
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Guy Campbell25 Jun 2014$12.99

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Britain's Brigade of Gurkhas by E. D. Smith
Britain's Brigade of Gurkhas

Four regiments of Nepalese mountaineers remained with the British Army after Indian independence. They have seen a great deal of tough campaigning, particularly in Southeast Asia. This new edition updated to include Gurkha participation in the Falklan
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E. D. Smith25 Jun 2014$10.99

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Bismarck: The Epic Chase by James Crossley
Bismarck: The Epic Chase

When the German Battleship Bismarck was commissioned in 1940 she was one of the fastest and most powerful ships afloat. To the Royal Navy and the security of Allied shipping in the Atlantic she posed an enormous threat - she must be destroyed. When she
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James Crossley25 Jun 2014$11.99

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Lifting the Silence: A World War II RCAF Bomber Pilot Reunites with his Past by David Scott Smith & Sydney Percival Smith
Lifting the Silence: A World War II RCAF Bomber Pilot Reunites with his Past

At a time of great sacrifice in Canadian history, we are welcomed into the homes, the hearts, and the minds of mothers, sons, fathers, and friends as we follow Syd Smith and his high-school brotherhood of 13 when they answer the call to duty in 1941.
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Signalman Jones by Tim Parker & Geoffrey Holder Jones
Signalman Jones

In 1939, young English naval signalman Geoffrey Holder-Jones began his career by surviving a German mine attack in the Thames estuary. World War II took him as naval officer to Iceland, the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, and the United States. Commissioned
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The Soviet Union at War 1941-1945 by David Stone
The Soviet Union at War 1941-1945

Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 precipitated a massive clash of arms that gave rise to destruction and suffering on an unprecedented scale. The outcome of this ruthless struggle on the Eastern Front was decisive for the course of the war
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David Stone23 Jun 2014$10.99

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Best Little Stories from World War II: More than 100 true stories by C. Brian Kelly
Best Little Stories from World War II: More than 100 true stories

BEHIND THE GREAT POWERS , global military conflict, and infamous battles are more than 100 incredible stories that bring to life the Second World War.
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C. Brian Kelly23 Jun 2014$18.99

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Veterans of Future Wars: A Study in Student Activism by Donald W. Whisenhunt
Veterans of Future Wars: A Study in Student Activism

This book tells the story of The Veterans of Future Wars (VFW), a student movement that attracted widespread support in a short few months in 1936. Despite its short life, it was a successful movement that attracted wide support and caused serious discussion
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Donald W. Whisenhunt21 Jun 2014$79.99

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The 16th Durham Light Infantry in Italy 1943-1945 by Peter Hart
The 16th Durham Light Infantry in Italy 1943-1945

The Second World War is vanishing into the pages of history. The veterans were once all around us, but their numbers are fast diminishing. While still in their prime many recorded their memories with Peter Hart for the Imperial War Museum. As these old
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Peter Hart21 Jun 2014$7.99

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The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr and the Fight against Japanese American Internment by Adam Schrager
The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr and the Fight against Japanese American Internment

The inspiring story of Governor Ralph Carr and his fight for Japanese American rights.
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Adam Schrager21 Jun 2014$16.95

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Fire From the Sky: Surviving the Kamikaze Threat by Robert Stem
Fire From the Sky: Surviving the Kamikaze Threat

By late 1944 the war in the Pacific had turned decisively against the Japanese, and overwhelming Allied forces began to close in on the home islands. At this point Japan unveiled a terrifying new tactic: the suicide attack, or Kamikaze, named after the
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Robert Stem20 Jun 2014$13.99

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Assault Landing Craft: Design, Construction & Operators by Brian Lavery
Assault Landing Craft: Design, Construction & Operators

The landing craft assault or LCA was one of the unsung heroes of the Second World War. It took part in practically every amphibious operation from Norway to Normandy and landed around 400,000 men in action conditions, plus many more in training. It was
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Brian Lavery20 Jun 2014$23.99

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The Peenemunde Raid by Martin Middlebrook
The Peenemunde Raid

On the night of 17-18 August 1943, RAF Bomber Command attacked a remote research establishment on the German Baltic coast. The site was Peenemünde, where Hitler's scientists were developing both the V-1 flying bomb and the V-2 rocket whose destructive
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Martin Middlebrook20 Jun 2014$8.99

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Omaha Beach: V corps' Battle for the Normandy Beachhead by Tim Kilvert-Jones
Omaha Beach: V corps' Battle for the Normandy Beachhead

This book guides the reader through the battle for the V Corps beachhead, the fiercest and bloodiest of the Landings. A must for those inspired by Saving Private Ryan and many more.
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Tim Kilvert-Jones20 Jun 2014$8.99

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Rommel as Military Commander by Ronald Lewin
Rommel as Military Commander

As the Germans wreaked havoc in Europe in the early 1940s, the war in Northern Africa seemed relatively insignificant. Yet a series of surprising victories by the Afrika Korps forced Winston Churchill to refocus his attention. In the desert, one of the
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Ronald Lewin20 Jun 2014$8.99

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Juno Beach: Canadian 3rd Infantry Division - July 1944 by Tim Saunders
Juno Beach: Canadian 3rd Infantry Division - July 1944

By June 1944, Juno Beach was a key part of Hitler's vaunted Atlantic Wall, with no less than four major strong points along its length. German pillboxes were sited to sweep the beaches with machine gun fire and were surrounded by belts of barbed wire and
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Tim Saunders20 Jun 2014$8.99

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Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism by Robert Shogan
Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism

The Jews who so deeply admired Roosevelt made up the richest, most influential Jewish community in the world, leaders in government, commerce, and the arts. Yet by the time Franklin Roosevelt died in office, six million European Jews had been murdered
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Warspite by Iain Ballantyne
Warspite

No warship name in British naval history has more battle honours than Warspite. While this book looks at the lives of all eight vessels to bear the name (between 1596 and the 1990s), it concentrates on the truly epic story of the seventh vessel, a super-dreadnought
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Iain Ballantyne20 Jun 2014$5.99

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Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942 by William H. Bartsch
Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942

The story of a squadron of pursuit pilots travel through the Philipines and Austrailia ferrying their P-40s toward the defense of Java. Almost all of the pilots were recent graduates of flying school with just a few hours on the P-40. Only forty-three
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The Age of Total War, 1860-1945 by Jeremy Black
The Age of Total War, 1860-1945

What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain—the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War, celebrated historian Jeremy Black explores the rise and demise of
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The Ulrich Von Hassel Diaries: The Story of the Forces Against Hitler Inside Germany by Ulrich Von Hassell
The Ulrich Von Hassel Diaries: The Story of the Forces Against Hitler Inside Germany

Without doubt, Ulrich von Hassell was one of the most important members of the German Resistance: this is the first complete edition of his wartime memoir with new material from his grandson, Agostino von Hassell.

Von Hassell began working for the German

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Waterloo Archive Vol II: German Sources by Gareth Glover
Waterloo Archive Vol II: German Sources

German troops formed the majority of Wellington's forces present at the Battle of Waterloo including those of Nassau, Brunswick, Hanover and the King's German Legion, and they have left a large number of first-hand accounts of their role in the battle.
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Battle of Britain by John Frayn Turner
Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain was one of the crucial conflicts in the history of civilisation. It started officially on 10 July 1940 and ended on 31 October 1940. Hitler's plans for the invasion of England were thwarted by two types of fighter aircraft, the Spitfire
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Tigers at Dunkirk: The Leicestershire Regiment and the Fall of France by Matthew Richardson
Tigers at Dunkirk: The Leicestershire Regiment and the Fall of France

In this compelling new study of the disastrous 1940 campaign in France and Flanders, Matthew Richardson reconstructs in vivid detail the British army's defeat as it was experienced by the soldiers of a single battalion, the 2nd/5th Leicesters. These men
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V Weapons Hunt by Roy Stanley II
V Weapons Hunt

The V-1 and much larger V-2 rockets added a terrifying extra dimension to the Second World War. Once launched there was little that could stop the V-1s and nothing to prevent the V-2s from reaching their targets. Both were indiscriminate and struck with
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Roy Stanley II17 Jun 2014$13.99

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Raglan by John Sweetman
Raglan

All too many historians have dismissed FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, first Baron Raglan, as at best, an indifferent and, at worst, an incompetent on the basis of his association with the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade. Yet as this long overdue biography
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John Sweetman17 Jun 2014$12.99

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The Black Bull by Patrick Delaforce
The Black Bull

The 11th Armoured Division, famous for its Black Bull insignia, was widely recognized as being among the best armoured divisions in north-west Europe during the Second World War. This book tells the story of the Division in the words of the soldiers who
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Night of the Intruders: The Slaughter of Homeward Bound USAAF Mission 311 by Ian McLachlan
Night of the Intruders: The Slaughter of Homeward Bound USAAF Mission 311

This is the full account of USAAF Mission 311 on 22 April 1944 when American bombers suffered their highest ever loss to German intruders. The German fighters followed the air armada home after the raid, picking individual bombers off on their return over
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Ian McLachlan17 Jun 2014$7.99

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The Battle for Burma by Roy Conyers Nesbit
The Battle for Burma

The struggle of British, Commonwealth and American-Chinese troops against the Japanese in Burma was one of the decisive campaigns of the Second World War. British India was threatened by the Japanese advance, the fate of the British Empire in the East
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Roy Conyers Nesbit17 Jun 2014$8.99

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The Long Range Desert Group 1940-1945: Providence Their Guide by David Lloyd-Owen
The Long Range Desert Group 1940-1945: Providence Their Guide

This splendid record takes the reader behind enemy lines not only in North Africa but in Italy, the Aegean and the Balkans.

The Author, who commanded the LRDG, paints a vivid picture of the unit's colourful characters: for example, Ralph Bagnold who put

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Silent Skies: Gliders at War 1939-1945 by Tim Lynch
Silent Skies: Gliders at War 1939-1945

On 10 May 1940 warfare changed forever when gliders swooped down to seize the fortress of Eben Emael in Belgium ahead of the German advance. In the following five years of war, the glider evolved into a war-winning weapon capable of landing men, guns and
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Tim Lynch17 Jun 2014$11.99

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Dictionary of the First World War by Stephen Pope & Elizabeth-Anne Wheal
Dictionary of the First World War

This comprehensive dictionary of one of the world's greatest conflicts contains over 1,200 entries, combining facts, narrative and analysis, and covers all aspects of history's first global conflict such as: - Actions from Achi Baba to the Zeebrugge raid,
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Barnet 1471: Death of a Kingmaker by David Clark
Barnet 1471: Death of a Kingmaker

On 14 April 1471 the forces of Lancaster under the Earl of Warwick and those of York under Edward IV clashed at Barnet in Hertfordshire in one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses. In a bloody encounter the two armies fought to resolve a bitter
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David Clark17 Jun 2014$7.99

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Cromwell's Wars at Sea by John Barratt
Cromwell's Wars at Sea

The 200 years that separate the navy of Drake's day from that of Nelson were critical for the development of Britain's sea power, and the decade of the Commonwealth, of Cromwell's rule, is one of the turning points in the story. In the aftermath of a disastrous
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John Barratt17 Jun 2014$9.99

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Battlefield Yorkshire: From the Romans to the English Civil Wars by David Cooke
Battlefield Yorkshire: From the Romans to the English Civil Wars

Yorkshire's past is replete with bloody battles and sieges. From the earliest times armies have marched across the Yorkshire countryside and have fought for control of the land, the towns and the cities. Roman, Viking, Norman and the Scottish invaders
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The First Day on the Somme by Martin Middlebrook
The First Day on the Somme

After an immense but useless bombardment, at 7.30 am. On 1 July 1916 the British Army went over the top and attacked the German trenches. It was the first day of the battle of the Somme, and on that day the British suffered nearly 60,000 casualties, two
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Martin Middlebrook16 Jun 2014$9.99

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Wellington's Peninsular War: Battles and Battlefields by Julian Pagnet
Wellington's Peninsular War: Battles and Battlefields

Wellington's Peninsular War provides a concise and comprehensive account that can be enjoyed by both professional and amateur historians and which includes details of the battlefields as they are today and how to find and explore them. The Peninsular War
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Julian Pagnet16 Jun 2014$8.99

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The Secret War by Brian Johnson
The Secret War

Orginally a TV tie-in expanded from the BBC televison series, the book covers the behind-the-scenes aspects of the fight by the 'back room' scientists and technicians of WW2, including the battles against the Luftwaffe navigational beams, the V-1 and V-2
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Brian Johnson16 Jun 2014$7.99

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The Floating Republic by C. E. Manwaring
The Floating Republic

The naval mutiny of 1797 is the most astonishing recorded in British history; by its management rather than by its results. Though it shook the country, it was largely ordered with rigid discipline, a respect for officers and an unswerving loyalty to the
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C. E. Manwaring16 Jun 2014$13.99

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Sword and the Scimitar by Ernle Bradford
Sword and the Scimitar

For nearly two centuries, from 1096 until 1291, a tide of pilgrims, knights, men-at-arms, priests, traders and peasants swept from Western Europe to the Levant - Crusaders whose common aim was to recover the Holy Place of Christendom. The Sword and the
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Ernle Bradford16 Jun 2014$11.99

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Swift Justice by Nigel Walpole
Swift Justice

The Supermarine Swift was rushed into service with the RAF during 1954 to become Britain's first second-generation jet fighter. In this role it was not deemed a success and has been burdened with a bad reputation since that time. It was eventually replaced
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Nigel Walpole16 Jun 2014$9.99

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Without Tradition: 2 para 1941-1945 by Robert Peatling
Without Tradition: 2 para 1941-1945

2 Para's performance during Operation MARKET GARDEN is legendary but, as this book amply demonstrates, it was the culmination of three year's battle experience. A major factor behind the Battalion's successes was the leadership of its Commanding Officer,
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Fortune Favours the Brave: The Battles of the Hook Korea 1952-53 by A. J. Barker
Fortune Favours the Brave: The Battles of the Hook Korea 1952-53

All too little remembered today, the Korean War was bitterly fought out under atrocious conditions of weather and terrain. Greatly outnumbered by their Communist Chinese and North Korean enemy, the United Nations forces fought with extraordinary resolve
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A. J. Barker16 Jun 2014$9.99

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The Tigers by Mathew Richardson
The Tigers

This is the first major history of the Leicestershire Regiment in the Great war to be published since the 1930s. Weaving personal recollections with official accounts, it brings the character of the four battalions raised in Leicestershire vividly to life.
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Mathew Richardson16 Jun 2014$13.99

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St Vith: IS 106th Infantry Division by Michael Tolhurst
St Vith: IS 106th Infantry Division

An easy to understand account of one of the opening actions of the Battle of the Bulge. Contains detailed maps of positions and graphic first-hand accounts from veterans.
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Calais: Fight to the Finish - May 1940 by Jon Cooksey
Calais: Fight to the Finish - May 1940

This is the story of the Battle of Calais, a short but bloody struggle to delay the German advance in May 1940. It is a story of uncertainty, of taut nerves, of heat, dust, raging thirst and hand-to-hand fighting in the narrow streets of the channel port
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Villers Plouich: Hindenburg Line by K. W. Mitchinson
Villers Plouich: Hindenburg Line

Villers Plouich and its adjacent ridges were among the last centres of German resistance west of the Hindenburg Line. The capture and consolidation of the hamlet and nearby villages in April 1917 necessitated ferocious and well-executed attacks by several
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K. W. Mitchinson16 Jun 2014$9.99

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Honorable Conquests: An account of the enduring work of the Royal Engineers throughout the Empire by A. J. Smithers
Honorable Conquests: An account of the enduring work of the Royal Engineers throughout the Empire

The origin of the Corps of Royal Engineers, now affectionately known as The Sappers but then as the King's Military Engineers, has been traced as far as 1414, though it was not until 1716 that a permanent officer corps of engineers was established by the
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A. J. Smithers16 Jun 2014$11.99

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Delville Wood: Somme by Nigel Cave
Delville Wood: Somme

Almost every British regiment saw action in 'Devil's' Wood at some stage in the long Somme summer. This book examines some of the incidents and individuals who contributed to the history of the British Army and Delville Wood.
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Nigel Cave16 Jun 2014$10.99

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La Boiselle: Ovillers/Contalmaison Somme by Michael Stedman
La Boiselle: Ovillers/Contalmaison Somme

This addition to the growing series of battlefield guides has been written by Michael Stedman, author of Thiepval. Drawing upon the wealth of material available in both national and local archives, documentary evidence, personal reminiscence and British
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Taranto 1940: A Glorious Episode" by A. J. Smithers
Taranto 1940: A Glorious Episode"

In the long history of the British Isles few years can stand in comparison with 1940 in terms of unrivalled gloom. The fiasco in Norway, the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk, the fall of France and the entry of Italy into the war were hardly offset by
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Wreck of the Isabella by David Miller
Wreck of the Isabella

The story of the wreck of the British merchant brig Isabella on the Falkland Islands in 1812, the rescue of whose passengers was complicated by the outbreak of war between Britain and the United States, telling of the adventures which befell citizens of
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Air War Normandy by Richard Townsend Bickers
Air War Normandy

This book tells the story about the air war that was fought in the skies of Normandy as the troops hit the beaches, fighting and dying on the sands.
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Disastrous Twilight: A Personal Record of the Partition of india by Major-General Shahid Hamid by Shahid Amid
Disastrous Twilight: A Personal Record of the Partition of india by Major-General Shahid Hamid

The Partition of India in 1947 probably created more problems than it solved, problems which have bedevilled the subcontinent ever since and which show no sign of going away, since those who feel that they were hard done by at the time of the settlement
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Shahid Amid16 Jun 2014$7.99

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Ensign in Italy: A Platoon Commander's Story by Philip Burton
Ensign in Italy: A Platoon Commander's Story

In 1943, aged 18, Philip Brutton relinquished his place at Cambridge to volunteer for the Welsh Guards. He was commissioned the same year and was Ensign of the Guard as St James's Palace when a near miss by the Luftwaffe hit and badly damaged the surrounding
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Philip Burton16 Jun 2014$11.99

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Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met by Harold Challenor & Alfred Draper
Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met

Until the events of 11 July, 1963, rocketed him into the headlines of the national press, Tanky Challenor, was only known in- and admired by- the close-knit circle of friends in the SAS and the Metropolitan Police. He was also known, but only grudgingly
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Soldier at Bomber Command by Charles Carrington
Soldier at Bomber Command

It was certainly not through the foresight of his senior officers that Charles Carrington, a veteran of the First World War, was enabled to put his experience in that earlier conflict to good use in the Second, as readers of this remarkable book will soon
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Who Sank the Sydney? by Michael Montgomery
Who Sank the Sydney?

In February 1941, HMAS Sydney, a glamour ship of the Royal Australian Navy in World War II, returned from the Mediterranean to a tumultuous welcome in Australia. The Sydney had crowned her service in that theatre of operations with the Royal Navy by sinking
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Killing the Bismarck: Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet by Iain Ballantyne
Killing the Bismarck: Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet

In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, broke out into the Atlantic, to attack Allied shipping. The Royal Navy's pursuit and subsequent destruction of Bismarck was an epic of naval warfare. In this new account
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SS Charlemagne: The 33rd Waffen-Grenadier Division of the SS by Tony Le Tissier
SS Charlemagne: The 33rd Waffen-Grenadier Division of the SS

In May 1945, as the triumphant Red Army crushed the last pockets of German resistance in central Berlin, French soldiers fought back. They were the last surviving members of SS Charlemagne, the Waffen SS division made up of French volunteers. They were
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Military Life and Times of General Sir Miles Dempsey: Monty's Army Commander by Peter Rostron
Military Life and Times of General Sir Miles Dempsey: Monty's Army Commander

Miles Dempsey, Commander of the British Second Army in the invasion of Europe 1944-45, is almost unknown to the general public. Yet his part in Britain's contribution to that campaign was second only to Montgomery's in importance. Dempsey survived two
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Guns Against the Reich: Memoirs of an Artillery Officer on the Eastern Front by Petr Mikhin
Guns Against the Reich: Memoirs of an Artillery Officer on the Eastern Front

In three years of war on the Eastern Front-from the desperate defense of Moscow, through the epic struggles at Stalingrad and Kursk to the final offensives in central Europe-artillery-man Petr Mikhin experienced the full horror of battle. In this vivid
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On to Victory: The Canadian Liberation of the Netherlands, March 23May 5, 1945 by Mark Zuehlke
On to Victory: The Canadian Liberation of the Netherlands, March 23May 5, 1945

The eighth Canadian Battle Series volume is the little-told story of the tense final days of World War II, remembered in the Netherlands as "the sweetest of springs," which saw the country's liberation from German occupation.

The Liberation Campaign, a

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Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth-Century History by Yuki Tanaka & Marilyn Young
Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth-Century History

Bombing Civilians examines a crucial question: why did military planning in the early twentieth century shift its focus from bombing military targets to bombing civilians? From the British bombing of Iraq in the early 1920s to the most recent policies
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The Berlin Raids by Martin Middlebrook
The Berlin Raids

The Battle of Berlin was the longest and most sustained bombing offensive against one target in the Second World War. Bomber Command's Commander-in-Chief, Sir Arthur Harris, hoped to 'wreak Berlin from end to end' and 'produce a state of devastation in
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Martin Middlebrook14 Jun 2014$10.99

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Bat Bomb: World War II's Other Secret Weapon by Jack Couffer
Bat Bomb: World War II's Other Secret Weapon

It was a crazy way to win World War II in the Pacific- All the United States had to do was to attach small incendiary bombs to millions of bats and release them over Japan's major cities. As the bats went to roost, a million fires would flare up in remote
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King Hui: The Man Who Owned All the Opium in Hong Kong by Jonathan Chamberlain
King Hui: The Man Who Owned All the Opium in Hong Kong

Some periods in history are best illuminated by the stories of the people who lived through them. This is one such story ? the bizarre but true account of Peter Hui, a man involved with scandal, corruption, drugs, pirates, triads and colonial high society;
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To Salamaua by Phillip Bradley
To Salamaua

Following on from his acclaimed book, The Battle for Wau, Phillip Bradley turns his attention to the Salamaua campaign - the first of the New Guinea offensives by the Australian Army in the Second World War. Opening with the pivotal air-sea battle of the
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Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944 by Simon Anglim
Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944

Major General Orde Wingate (1903-1944) was the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, and perhaps of the last hundred years. Anglim's biography fills a significant void in the literature, making extensive use of Wingate's
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In Rommel's Backyard: A memoir of the Long Range Desert Group by Alastair Timpson
In Rommel's Backyard: A memoir of the Long Range Desert Group

Alastair Timpson belonged to that generation of young men who were propelled straight from public school into the maelstrom of the Second World War. Inured as they had become from quite an early age to discomfort, discipline, indifferent food and absence
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Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944 by Simon Anglim
Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944

Major General Orde Wingate (1903-1944) was the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, and perhaps of the last hundred years. Anglim's biography fills a significant void in the literature, making extensive use of Wingate's
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The Distant Drum by F. E. Noakes
The Distant Drum

"We waited in silence, each man occupied with his own secret thoughts and no doubt wrestling with his own secret fears. I think that half-hour was probably the worst I have ever spent. Slowly and inexorably the minutes passed, second by second, and the
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Fourth Force: The Untold Story of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Since 1945 by Goeff Puddefoot
Fourth Force: The Untold Story of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Since 1945

Set up in August 1905, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary was originally a logistic support organization, part of the Navy proper but run on civilian lines, comprising a miscellaneous and very unglamorous collection of colliers, store ships and harbor craft. Just
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No Ordinary War: The Eventful Career of U-604 by Christian Prag
No Ordinary War: The Eventful Career of U-604

U-604 was a standard Type VIIC of which over 600 were built, and at first glance her six war patrols might seem typical - but they were far from ordinary. Using the official war diary and the eyewitness testimony of survivors this book weaves a detailed
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Bombs Away! Dramatic First-hand Accounts of British and Commonwealth Bomber Aircrew in WWII by Martin Bowman
Bombs Away! Dramatic First-hand Accounts of British and Commonwealth Bomber Aircrew in WWII

This is a unique selection of wide-ranging experiences of British and Commonwealth Bomber Command aircrew during World War II. Their endearing bravery and fortitude and sometimes their despondency and cynicism, shows through in these stirring, daring,
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Final Betrayal: MacArthur and the Tragedy of Japanese POWs by Mark Felton
Final Betrayal: MacArthur and the Tragedy of Japanese POWs

This book examines the period between the unconditional surrender of Japan on 14 August 1945, and the arrival of Allied liberation forces in Japanese-occupied territories after 2 September 1945. The delay handed the Japanese a golden opportunity to set
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You'll Die in Singapore' by Charles McCormack
You'll Die in Singapore'

Weakened by hunger, thirst and ill-treatment, author Charles McCormac, then a World War Two prisoner-of-war in Japanese-occupied Singapore, knew that if he did not escape he would die. With sixteen others he broke out of Pasir Panjang camp and began an
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The Royal Air Force - Volume 2: An Encyclopedia of the Inter-War Years 1930-1939 by Ian Philpott
The Royal Air Force - Volume 2: An Encyclopedia of the Inter-War Years 1930-1939

Volume II of this mammoth reference work covers the years in which the League of Nations failed because of the emerging dictatorships in Germany and Italy and the expansionist policies adopted by Japan. Britain was still reeling from the consequences of
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The Normandy Compaign 1944: Sixty Years on by John Buckley
The Normandy Compaign 1944: Sixty Years on

Bringing together essays on key aspects of the Normandy campaign from leading names in military history, this book re-examines the crucial issues and debates of the D-Day campaign.
Although it was the most important campaign fought by the Western Allies
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The Warlords by Michael Carver
The Warlords

In THE WAR LORDS, Field Marshal Lord Carver has assembled an engrossing series of short, detailed biographies of forty-three of the dominant military commanders of the twentieth century century, American, British, German and French: Field-Marshal the Earl
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The Battlefields of England by A. H. Burne
The Battlefields of England

England's battlefields bear witness to dramatic turning-points in the country's history. At Hastings, Bosworth Field, Flodden and Naseby, the battles fought were to have an enormous effect on English life. This double volume, containing Burne's famous
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Prisoners Of Hope by Michael Calvert
Prisoners Of Hope

Of the many thousands of books that have been written about the Second World War, Prisoners of Hope is one of the very few acknowledged masterpieces. A devoted disciple of Wingate, of Chindit fame, Calvert accompanied him on the first controversial journey
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The Black Angels by Rupert Butler
The Black Angels

In Nazi Germany the SS was an instrument of terror and repression. This powerful spearhead was known as the Waffen-SS. A hand-picked elite of magnificent fighting men whose courage was outstanding, but also a force of cruel fanatics capable of hideous
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Malta Convoys 1940-42: The Struggle at Sea by David A. Thomas
Malta Convoys 1940-42: The Struggle at Sea

In Malta Convoys David Thomas, the distinguished naval historian, gives a fascinating account of the vital battles fought by sea and air to ensure that essential supplies got through. He vividly describes the appalling cost in men and ships. Here is an
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Courcelette: Somme by Paul Reed
Courcelette: Somme

Courcelette is one of the many Somme villages that became a German stronghold in their tenacious fight to keep the British armies at bay. Well behind the lines on 1 July, it came into prominence on 15 September when it fell to an attack by the Canadia
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Summon Up the Blood by Celia Wolfe
Summon Up the Blood

A remarkable World War Two diary kept by Corporal Womack.
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The Desert Air War 1939 - 1945 by Richard Bickers
The Desert Air War 1939 - 1945

In the face of the massive publicity accorded to General Montgomery and his adversary, General Erwin Rommel, and bearing in mind the endless controversy that has raged over the dismissal by Mr Churchill of Generals Wavell and Auchinleck, it is easy to
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My Longest Night: A Twelve-Year-Old French Girl's Memories of D-Day by Genevieve Duboscq
My Longest Night: A Twelve-Year-Old French Girl's Memories of D-Day

This is the 1st UK edition, hardback, published in 1984 by Leo Cooper, with dustjacket, ISBN 0436138107, 222 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Note - the book was published with the wrong ISBN on the bibliographic details page (0436377055); the correct
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Bomber Offensive: Marshal of the R.A.F Sir Arthur Harris by Arthur Harris
Bomber Offensive: Marshal of the R.A.F Sir Arthur Harris

Sir Arthur Harris - Bomber Harris - remains the target of criticism and vilification by many, while others believe the contribution he and his men made to victory is grossly undervalued. He led the men of Bomber Command in the face of appalling casualties,
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Fire Power: The British Army Weapons & Theories of War 1904-1945 by Dominick Bidwell & Dominick Graham
Fire Power: The British Army Weapons & Theories of War 1904-1945

This is, without doubt, the finest book about the crucial role that artillery played in the two World Wars of the Twentieth century. The authors, both former artillery officers who saw action in Word War Two, describe the development of their neglected,
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Churchill and the Generals by Barrie Pitt
Churchill and the Generals

This book vividly brings alive the dramatic situation facing Europe and the Allies after the loss of Dunkirk. Churchill and his generals - Alexander, Brooke, Wavell and Montgomery - were faced with many disasters that required courageous decisions in order
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Asiago: Italy by Francis Mackay
Asiago: Italy

A battlefield guide to the scene of an Austro-Hungarian attack on the British Corps sector of the Allied front line on the Asiago Plateau, forty miles north of Venice in Northern Italy, on 15/16 June 1918. This comprehensive and attractive guidebook describes
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Bomber Flight Berlin by Mike Rossiter
Bomber Flight Berlin

'We believed in ourselves so much, no one ever panicked, even when the situation looked so desperate. We all believed that our best chance of staying alive was to stick together.'

Flying Lancaster bombers was one of the most dangerous missions

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Winston Churchill: War Leader by Bill Price
Winston Churchill: War Leader

Winston Churchill was a soldier, writer, and politician and, after World War II, he became one of the world's greatest statesmen. But his reputation rests on his role as a war leader and, in particular, on the period between May 1940 and July 1941, when
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Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire by Philip Warner
Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire

Dervish is the vivid and colourful story of one of the more remarkable episodes in the 'high Empire' period of British history. The Mahdi's rising in the Sudan in the 1880s starting as a localized Holy War against the 'decadent' Turkish/Egyptian overlords,
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A Tour of the Arnhem Battlefields by John Waddy
A Tour of the Arnhem Battlefields

Although the Battle of Arnhem was fought over sixty years ago. It still evokes such interest that it would seem to rank with the great victories of Agincourt, Trafalgar, Waterloo and the Battle of Britain, all of which proved to be turning points in the
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Empire Lost: Britain, the Dominions and the Second World War by Andrew Stewart
Empire Lost: Britain, the Dominions and the Second World War

Using government records, private letters and diaries and contemporary media sources, this book examines the key themes affecting the relationship between Britain and the Dominions during the Second World War, the Empire's last great conflict. It asks
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The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II by Martin Folly & Niall Palmer
The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II

The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions,
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Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I Through World War II by Martin H. Folly & Niall Palmer
Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I Through World War II

The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places,
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Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire by Philip Warner
Dervish: The Rise and Fall of an African Empire

Dervish is the vivid and colourful story of one of the more remarkable episodes in the 'high Empire' period of British history. The Mahdi's rising in the Sudan in the 1880s starting as a localized Holy War against the 'decadent' Turkish/Egyptian overlords,
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Awards of the George Cross by John Frayn Turner
Awards of the George Cross

Early in WW2, King George VI was deeply impressed by the heroic deeds of servicemen out of the front line and civilian non-combatants in acts connected with the war such as bomb disposal and rescues after air raids. So in September 1940 the King instituted
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Red Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin by Joseph Pilyushin
Red Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin

Joseph Pilyushin, a top Red Army sniper in the ruthless fight against the Germans on the Eastern Front, was an exceptional soldier and he has a remarkable story to tell. His first-hand account of his wartime service gives a graphic insight into his lethal
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Prisoner of the Rising Sun by Stanley Wort
Prisoner of the Rising Sun

This is the story of a young man thrust into the Royal Navy in distant Hong Kong. He relates some of the humorous situations in which he found himself and provides a realistic account of what life was like for servicemen in pre war Hong Kong. It describes
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Railway of Hell: A Japanese POW's Account of War, Capture and Forced Labour by Reginald Burton (LtCol)
Railway of Hell: A Japanese POW's Account of War, Capture and Forced Labour

A young captain in the Royal Norfolk Regiment, Reggie Burton was wounded in the closing stages of the disastrous defense of Malaya and Singapore. He vividly, yet calmly and with great dignity, describes the horror of captivity at the hands of the Japanese.
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Coolie Generals: Britain's Far Eastern Military Leaders in Japanese Captivity by Mark Felton
Coolie Generals: Britain's Far Eastern Military Leaders in Japanese Captivity

Dozens of British and Commonwealth officers of the rank of colonel and above were captured by the Japanese at the fall of Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Burma. These senior officers, many of whom were decorated war heroes, were separated from the men
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Beyond the Latino World War II Hero: The Social and Political Legacy of a Generation by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez
Beyond the Latino World War II Hero: The Social and Political Legacy of a Generation

Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez 's edited volume Mexican Americans & World War II brought pivotal stories from the shadows, contributing to the growing acknowledgment of Mexican American patriotism as a meaningful force within the Greatest Generation. In this
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Hitler's Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front by Robert Kirchubel
Hitler's Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front

Hitler's panzer armies spearheaded the blitzkrieg on the Eastern Front. They played a key role in every major campaign, not simply as tactical tools but also as operational weapons that shaped strategy. Their extraordinary triumphs and their eventual defeat
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Stafford at War 1939-1945 by Nick Thomas
Stafford at War 1939-1945

Stafford at War is a vivid many-sided portrait of a county town during one of the extraordinary periods in English history. In his wide-ranging narrative Nick Thomas looks at the impact of the Second World War on the townspeople - how it affected their
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Fricourt-Mametz: Somme by Michael Stedman
Fricourt-Mametz: Somme

This is the latest book in the Battleground Europe series focusing on the Somme sector. Full of stories of both endeavour and heartbreak, it deals with action around the Triple Tambour Mine Craters, Bois Francais, Mansell Copse, Danzig Alley and the approaches
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Twenty Days in the Reich: Three Downed RAF Aircrew on the Run in Germany 1945 by Flying Officer Squire 'Tim' Scott
Twenty Days in the Reich: Three Downed RAF Aircrew on the Run in Germany 1945

On 15 March 1945 three crew members of a Bomber Command Lancaster baled from their crippled aircraft over the eastern Rhur. The author of this book was the navigator and one of those men. All three found themselves in quiet countryside but were soon captured
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One of Our Submarines by Edward Young
One of Our Submarines

In the very highest rank of books about the last war. Submarines are thrilling beasts, and Edward Young tells of four years' adventures in them in a good stout book with excitement on every page. He writes beautifully, economically and with humour, and
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Tug of War: The Battle for Italy 1943-1945 by Shelfold Bidwell & Dominick Graham
Tug of War: The Battle for Italy 1943-1945

When the Allies invaded mainland Italy in 1943 they intended only a clearing-up operation to knock Italy out of the war, but Hitler ordered the German armies to defend every foot of the country. The 'Tug of War' was the mysterious force which caused a
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Cavalry: History of Mounted Warfare by John Ellis
Cavalry: History of Mounted Warfare

The author explores in detail the history of mounted warfare which in reality is a history of war itself. For over 3,000 years the mounted warrior was a dominant figure, mobility and speed of the horse were invaluable, and the charge itself often the defining
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Desert Fire: The Diary of a Cold War Gunner by Andrew Gillespie
Desert Fire: The Diary of a Cold War Gunner

Forming part of the Royal Artillery's historical series, Desert Fire is the Battery Commander of O Battery (The Rockett Troop), 2nd Field Regiment RA's gripping description of the Gulf War. His first-hand account brings to life the power and destructive
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Charging Against Napoleon: Diaries & Letters of Three Hussars by Eric Hunt
Charging Against Napoleon: Diaries & Letters of Three Hussars

By means of the personal diaries and letters of three officers in the 18th Hussars, the reader traces the progress of this famous cavalry Regiment through the gruelling years of campaigning in Portugal, Spain and South West France. The scene then shifts
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Course for Disaster: From Scapa Flow to the River Kwai by Richard Pool
Course for Disaster: From Scapa Flow to the River Kwai

This is the story of the life at sea, by Naval Officer Richard Pool. He saw the evacuation of Dunkirk, the Fall of Singapore, was sunk of the coast of Malaya and was stranded on a desert island for four months.
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Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles by Ray Westlake
Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles

Heavily illustrated account of British regimental shoulder insignia from the 19th century to the present. A must for the collector or those attempting to identify units from photographs.
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Collecting Anodised Cap Badges by Peter Taylor
Collecting Anodised Cap Badges

Anodised cap badges were first produced in 1 948. This guide provides an illustration and listing for over 400 badges used by the British Forces. '
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Famous Scottish Battles by Philip Warner
Famous Scottish Battles

The author gives a vivid account of Scottish military history from the coming of the Romans to