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    USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer: The Pacific 1943 by Mark Stille    Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis by Edgar USMC Harrell & David Harrell    Finding Foxholes: A World War II Infantry Route, Then . . . and 48 Years Later by Faye Berger & Russel Albrecht    Junkers Ju 87 Stuka by Mike Guardia    The French at War, 1934-1944 by Nicholas Atkin    Pillboxes and Tank Traps by Bernard Lowry    "The Best Kept Secret of World War Two!" by Willis S. Cole Jr.    The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters by Christian Ingrao    I Flew for the Fuhrer by Heinz Knocke    No.309 (Polish) Squadron 1940 - 1947 by Phil H. Listemann    Watching War Films With My Dad by Al Murray    Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot: A Dual Biography by Frederick P. Close    Spitfire V vs C.202 Folgore: Malta 1942 by Donald Nijboer    Once Around the Block by Bernhardt Krein    The Home Front in World War Two: Keep Calm and Carry On by Susie Hodge    SAS Trooper: Charlie Radford's Operations in Enemy-Occupied France and Italy by Francis Mackay    In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror by Michelle Malkin    Dunkirk: From Disaster to Deliverance - Testimonies of the Last Survivors by Sinclair McKay    Defiant, Blenheim and Havoc Aces by Andrew Thomas    Raven 5: An Airman's Story by Edward D. Connor    Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940 by E. N. Kulkov    US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater, 1943-45 by Gordon Rottman    Soviet Partisan 1941-44 by Nik Cornish    F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44 by Edward Young    Jagdpanther vs SU-100: Eastern Front 1945 by David Higgins    Defiant Courage: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug    The D-Day Companion: Leading Historians explore history's greatest amphibious assault by Jane Penrose    The Hard Slog by Karl James    In Search of the Real Dad's Army: The Home Guard and the Defence of the United Kingdom 1940-1944 by Stephen M. Cullen    P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43 by John Stanaway    The Besieged: A Story of Survival by Caroline Walton    Vought F4 Corsair: Carrier and Land-based Fighter by Dave Windle    An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945 by Stanley Christopherson    MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns by Alejandro De Quesada    The Anatomy of a Raid by Ted Smith & Tony Spagnoly    The Road to Dunkirk: The British Expeditionary Force and the Battle of the Ypres-Comines Canal, 1940 by Charles More    Fire by Order: Recollections of Service with 656 Air Observation Post Squadron in Burma by Ted Maslen-Jones    Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the Wra by Arthur L. Williams    Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II: PPD-40, PPSh-41 and PPS by Chris McNab    Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck by Gordon Rottman    The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery by Captain Witold Pilecki    The Race for the Rhine Bridges 1940, 1944, 1945 by Alexander McKee    Fighting to Lose: The German Intelligence Service in the Second World War, 1939-1941 by John Bryden    No.131 (County of Kent) Squadron 1941 - 1945 by Phil H. Listemann    Morane-Saulnier MS.406 Aces by Kari Stenman    The Paris Game: Charles de Gaulle, the Liberation of Paris, and the Gamble that Won France by Ray Argyle    Hidden Warbirds II: More Epic Stories of Finding, Recovering, and Rebuilding WWII's Lost Aircraft by Nicholas A. Veronico    German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941 by David Campbell    Surviving Fighter Aircraft of World War Two: Fighters: A Globel Guide to Location and Types by Don Berliner    Patton's Air Force: Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team by David N. Spires
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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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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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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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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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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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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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E. N. Kulkov17 Aug 2014$195.00

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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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Alejandro De Quesada14 Aug 2014$15.95

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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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Ted Smith &
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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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John Bryden13 Aug 2014$26.99

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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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Nicholas A. Veronico11 Aug 2014$30.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Diane Canwell &
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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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Lev Lopukhovsky3 Aug 2014$35.00

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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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Svetlana Gerasimova &
Stuart Britton
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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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M. C. Bishop1 Aug 2014$8.99

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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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Robert Lyman1 Aug 2014$15.39

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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 New York Times31 Jul 2014$40.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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Claudia Baldoli19 Jul 2014$27.99

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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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Martin Gilbert16 Jul 2014$14.95

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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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Nancy Caldwell Sorel15 Jul 2014$16.95

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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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Teddy Shuren15 Jul 2014$12.99

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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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Roger Litwiller14 Jul 2014$28.00

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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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Peter Hart11 Jul 2014$9.99

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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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J. E. Kaufmann &
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lost Lives, Lost Art: Jewish Collectors, Nazi Art Theft and the Quest for Justice by Melissa Muller
Lost Lives, Lost Art: Jewish Collectors, Nazi Art Theft and the Quest for Justice

From 1933 on Jewish collectors were under extraordinary pressure from German official and unofficial sources to surrender their priceless collections. Collectors reluctantly agreed to one-sided sales of masterpieces at ludicrously low prices in exchange
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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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Tim Parker &
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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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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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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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Robert Shogan20 Jun 2014$26.99

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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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Gareth Glover17 Jun 2014$7.99

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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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Patrick Delaforce17 Jun 2014$7.99

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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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David Lloyd-Owen17 Jun 2014$7.99

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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World War II: The Autobiography by Jon E. Lewis
World War II: The Autobiography

How will the Second World War be remembered? Not as a series of strategic battles but as a dramatic turning point in world history, recorded through the personal accounts, diaries, and speeches of those that were there.

World War Two: the Autobiography

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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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Domestic Soldiers: Six Women's Lives in the Second World War by Jennifer Purcell
Domestic Soldiers: Six Women's Lives in the Second World War

Over 8 million women stayed at home during the Second World War and their story has never been told. Using brand new research from the Mass-Observation Archive, Jennifer Purcell brings to life - in all its tragedy, pathos, joy and fear - the lives of six
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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.

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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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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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Mike Rossiter8 Jun 2014$14.11

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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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Bill Price8 Jun 2014$11.99

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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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Philip Warner5 Jun 2014$11.99

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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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John Waddy5 Jun 2014$5.99

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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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Philip Warner31 May 2014$11.99

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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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Mark Felton26 May 2014$1.99

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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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Robert Kirchubel26 May 2014$9.89

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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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Andrew Gillespie22 May 2014$13.99

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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 Scotland to the Battle of Culloden in 1746. There are detailed descriptions of sixteen of the most important battles with up-to-date maps which enable the reader
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Prisoner of the Turnip Heads: Horror, Hunger and Humour in Hong Kong 1941-1945 by George Wright-Nooth
Prisoner of the Turnip Heads: Horror, Hunger and Humour in Hong Kong 1941-1945

As a police officer in pre-war colonial Hong Kong, George Wright-Nooth was studying for his Chinese language exams when the Japanese invaded on Christmas Day, 1941. He spent the next four years incarcerated in the Japanese Military Internment Camp at Stanley.
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Shell-Shock by Anthony Babington
Shell-Shock

As Anthony Babington is careful to point out in his forwrd, this is not a medical book. It is, rather, a distillation, in words which any layman can understand, of the long struggle by the medical profession, and by influencail civilians of an understanding
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Serre: Somme by Jack Horsfall & Nigel Cave
Serre: Somme

The tiny French hamlet of Serre is the subject of this guide. It covers four battles for the high ground upon which Serre is situated: June 1915: July 1916: November 1916 and July and August 1918.
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Sanctuary Wood And Hooge by Nigel Cave
Sanctuary Wood And Hooge

Both Sanctuary Wood and the village of Hodge saw intense fighting during the First World War. Nigel Cave takes the reader on an explanatory tour of the immediate area. Included is a description of the museum at Hill 62 with its trench system, stereoscopic
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Nigel Cave22 May 2014$8.99

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One Leg: The Life and Letters of Henry Wiliiam Paget, First Marquess of Anglesey, K.G. 1768-1854 by The Marquess of Anglesey
One Leg: The Life and Letters of Henry Wiliiam Paget, First Marquess of Anglesey, K.G. 1768-1854

Henry William Paget, first Marquess of Anglesey, was born more then twenty years before the French Revolution. Like hos famous contemporary the Duke of Wellington, he became a legend during his lifetime. As a youth he was in one scrape after another; in
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Kimberley by Lewis Childs
Kimberley

Who were the underdogs who took on British Imperial forces - and beat them? How could an old farmer who had beaten them before (Piet Cronje), and a middle-aged farmer, who did not want to fight them anyway (De La Rey), embarrass Queen Victoria's high officers
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Lewis Childs22 May 2014$8.99

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1938: Hitler's Gamble by Giles MacDonogh
1938: Hitler's Gamble

The acclaimed author of After the Reich narrates the events of 1938, the year that the Third Reich came of age, and Hitler graduated from ruthless dictator to international menace.
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Holding Juno: Canada's Heroic Defence of the D-Day Beaches: June 7-12, 1944 by Mark Zuehlke
Holding Juno: Canada's Heroic Defence of the D-Day Beaches: June 7-12, 1944

Following his national best-seller, Juno Beach, and with his usual verve and narrative skill, historian Mark Zuehlke chronicles the crucial six days when Canadians saved the vulnerable beachheads they had won during the D-Day landings. D-Day ended
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The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome by Mark Zuehlke
The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome

For the Allied armies fighting their way up the Italian boot in early 1944, Rome was the prize that could only be won through a massive offensive. Military historian Mark Zuehlke returns to the Mediterranean theater of World War II with this gripping
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Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone by James Brady
Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone

From New York Times bestselling author James Brady-the story of Marine legend John Basilone, one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific

Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000

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The Deadly Stroke by Warren Tute
The Deadly Stroke

With the defeat of the French forces by the Germans, Winston Churchill was determined that the French fleet would not fall into German hands, and to that end he ordered that every French ship from Alexandria to Martinique, Portsmouth to Dakar either surrender
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The Blockade Busters by Ralph Barker
The Blockade Busters

Recounts one of the greatest sea stories of World War II. It is the story of how George Binney, a 39 year-old civilian working in neutral Sweden when Norway was overrun by the Germans in 1940, set about running vital cargoes of Swedish ball-bearings and
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Ralph Barker20 May 2014$10.99

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A Nation in Arms by Ian F. W Beckett
A Nation in Arms

The Great War was the first conflict to draw men and women into uniform on a massive scale. From a small regular force of barely 250,000, the British Army rapidly expanded into a national force of over five million. A Nation in Arms brings together original
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Ian F. W Beckett20 May 2014$7.99

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The March of the Twenty-Six by R. F. Delderfield
The March of the Twenty-Six

Between the years 1804 and 1815, Napoleon created twenty-six Marshals of France. These men, who held the highest positions in the Empire after Napoleon himself, came from very diverse backgrounds and ranged from a smuggler to a Prince. They acquired titles
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R. F. Delderfield20 May 2014$9.99

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The War Behind the Wire by Patrick Wilson
The War Behind the Wire

Published to coincide with the major 2 part BBC1 series (Autumn 2000) of the same name, War Behind the Wire focuses on the capture, interrogation, the comradeship of camp life, escape planning and forgery techniques, tunnelling, the thrill of life on the
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Patrick Wilson20 May 2014$11.99

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My Darling Children: War from the Lower Deck by William Griffiths
My Darling Children: War from the Lower Deck

This is a World War II memoir from the lower deck of the Royal Navy - a story of the ordinary sailor and the perils that he endured in appalling conditions. The author served the best part of a working life in the Navy. From the North Atlantic (including
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William Griffiths20 May 2014$11.99

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The Heroes of Rimau: Unravelling the Mystery of One of World War II's Most Daring Raids by Lynette Silver
The Heroes of Rimau: Unravelling the Mystery of One of World War II's Most Daring Raids

On September 11, 1944, the British submarine "Porpoise" slipped quietly from Fremantle Harbour, bound for Indonesia. It was carrying the 23 Australian and British members of Operation Rimau who, under the leadership of the remarkable Lieutenant-Colonel
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Lynette Silver20 May 2014$11.99

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Mad Mike: Biography of Brigadier Michael Calvert by David Rooney
Mad Mike: Biography of Brigadier Michael Calvert

This penetrating biography tells the story of his life including his exploits in Norway and the early Commandos. It also uncovers new evidence revealing that his court martial was unjust.
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David Rooney20 May 2014$11.99

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Falklands Aftermath: Picking Up The Pieces by Edward Fursdon
Falklands Aftermath: Picking Up The Pieces

This book tells the story of the Falklands war after it ended. The people who were lost in the war and the numerous implications of lief after the war and how it irrevocably change many peoples lives forever.
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Edward Fursdon20 May 2014$10.99

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War and German Memory: Excavating the Significance of the Second World War in German Cultural Consciousness by K. Michael Prince
War and German Memory: Excavating the Significance of the Second World War in German Cultural Consciousness

German memories of the experience of the Second World War have been central in shaping that country's postwar historical consciousness and cultural identity. This book explores how the sufferings of average Germans in war has been and remains the dominant
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K. Michael Prince20 May 2014$32.99

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Duxford and the Big Wings 1940-45: RAF and USAAF Fighter Pilots at War by Martin W. Bowman
Duxford and the Big Wings 1940-45: RAF and USAAF Fighter Pilots at War

A pulsating account of the young RAF and American fighter boys who flew Spitfires, Hurricanes, Thunderbolts and Mustangs during 1940-45. It is unique in that the story is told using first person accounts from RAF, German and American 'Eagles' who fought
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Martin W. Bowman20 May 2014$10.99

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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany 1944 and 1945 - The Greatest Airborne Battles in History by Lloyd Clark
Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany 1944 and 1945 - The Greatest Airborne Battles in History

In September 1944, with the Allies eager to break into Nazi Germany after Normandy, thirty-five thousand U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi held territory in the Netherlands. The controversial offensive, code named Operation Market Garden, was
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Lloyd Clark20 May 2014$15.00

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Operation Husky: The Canadian Invasion of Sicily, July 10 - August 7, 1943 by Mark Zuehlke
Operation Husky: The Canadian Invasion of Sicily, July 10 - August 7, 1943

On July 10, 1943, two great Allied armadas of over 2,000 ships readied to invade Sicily. This was Operation Husky, the first step toward winning a toehold in fascist-occupied Europe. Among the invaders were 20,000 Canadian troops serving in the First Canadian
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Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle by Mark Zuehlke
Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle

In one furious week of fighting in December 1943, the First Canadian Infantry Division took Ortona, Italy, from elite German paratroopers ordered to hold the medieval port at all costs. When the battle was over, the Canadians emerged victorious despite
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A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich: The Extraordinary Story of Fritz Kolbe, America's Most Important Spy in World War II by Lucas Delattre
A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich: The Extraordinary Story of Fritz Kolbe, America's Most Important Spy in World War II

In 1943 a young official from the German foreign ministry contacted Allen Dulles, an OSS officer in Switzerland who would later head the Central Intelligence Agency. That man was Fritz Kolbe, who had decided to betray his country after years of opposing
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Lucas Delattre19 May 2014$15.95

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Britain's Greatest Aircraft by Robert Jackson
Britain's Greatest Aircraft

During the last century the British aircraft industry created and produced many outstanding aeroplanes. These aircraft were world leaders in advanced technology, utilizing inventions by British engineers and scientists such as radar, the jet engine, the
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Bomber Command: 1936-1968: An Operational & Historical Record by Ken Delve
Bomber Command: 1936-1968: An Operational & Historical Record

This is a comprehensive reference to the structure, operation, aircraft and men of Bomber Command from its formation on 1936 to 1968 when it became part of Strike Command. It includes descriptions of many notable bombing raids, the many types of aircraft
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Ken Delve18 May 2014$9.99

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Heroic Option: The Irish in the British Army by Desmond Bowen & Jean Bowen
Heroic Option: The Irish in the British Army

It is a curious paradox that, while for many centuries there has been deep antagonism between the British and the Irish, the latter have fought the former's wars with exemplary courage and tenacity. This has never been better demonstrated than when, as
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British Admirals of the Fleet: 1734-1995 by T. A. Heathcote
British Admirals of the Fleet: 1734-1995

A companion volume to the same author's "The British Field Marshals 1736-1997", this book outlines the lives of the 115 officers who held the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in the Royal Navy from 1734, when it took its modern form, to 1995, when the last
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A Clear Premonition by Sampson Lloyd & Raleigh Trevelyan
A Clear Premonition

This is a collection of recently-discovered letters written home by Lt Timmy Lloyd during his brief service in Tuscany in 1943/44, before he was killed. The book also has a commentary by a friend, the historian Raleigh Trevelyan, who served with him. The
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For Love of Regiment: A History of British Infantry, Volume One, 1660-1914 by Charles Messenger
For Love of Regiment: A History of British Infantry, Volume One, 1660-1914

The author explains how the tradition of loyalty to the regiment has served the British Army so well over the past 350 years and, in his vivid description of some of the major campaigns in which it has fought, shows what it was like at various times to
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Hawker Fury (Part 1) by Alex Crawford & Phil H. Listermann
Hawker Fury (Part 1)

The Hawker Fury was the first RAF's fighter able to fly at a speed exceeding 200 mph in lever flight. This part one narrates the development and production of the Fury and the career of the Fury Mk.

I in the RAF. This part includes also the full story

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Keep the Men Alive: Australian POW Doctors in Japanese Captivity by Rosalind Hearder
Keep the Men Alive: Australian POW Doctors in Japanese Captivity

The moving and remarkable stories of the 106 Australian doctors who were prisoners of war under the Japanese in World War II.
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Most Secret Squadron: The First Full Story of 618 Squadron and its Special Detachment Anti-U-Boat Mosquitos by Des Curtis
Most Secret Squadron: The First Full Story of 618 Squadron and its Special Detachment Anti-U-Boat Mosquitos

Des Curtis was one of the founder members of 618 Squadron. Formed within days of the illustrious 617, 618's primary objective was to mount a daylight low-level attack by Mosquitos on the German battleship Tirpitz within hours of the attack on the Ruhr
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Major and Mrs Holt's Pocket Battlefield Guide To Normandy by Tonie Holt
Major and Mrs Holt's Pocket Battlefield Guide To Normandy

This guide book covers the present-day battlefield, and the actions that took place on and immediately behind the D-Day beaches, and Major and Mrs Holt's Pocket Guide to Normandy has been put together to take you around the area. This book, part of a new
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Poland Betrayed: The Nazi-Soviet Invasions of 1939 by David G. Williamson
Poland Betrayed: The Nazi-Soviet Invasions of 1939

Hitler's attack on Poland in 1939 was the first brutal act in six years of world war, but the campaign is often overshadowed by the momentous struggle that followed across the rest of Europe. David Williamson, in this timely and thought-provoking study,
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He Was My Chief: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Secretary by Christa Schroeder
He Was My Chief: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Secretary

As secretary to the Führer throughout the time of the Third Reich, Christa Schroeder was perfectly placed to observe the actions and behavior of Hitler, along with the most important figures surrounding him. Schroeder's memoir does not fail to deliver
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With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Valet by Heinz Linge
With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Valet

Heinz Linge worked with Adolf Hitler for a ten year period from 1935 until the Führer's death in the Berlin bunker in May 1945. He was one of the last to leave the bunker and was responsible for guarding the door while Hitler killed himself. During his
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The British Army in France After Dunkirk by Patrick Takle
The British Army in France After Dunkirk

Although over 330,000 British and French soldiers were evacuated from the Dunkirk beaches between 26 May and 4 June, many thousands remained in France, most under French command. Churchill, now the Prime Minister, and desperate to keep the French in the
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Siege of Kustrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin by Tony Le Tissier
Siege of Kustrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin

The unexpected arrival of Soviet troops at the end of January 1945 at the ancient fortress and garrison town of Küstrin came as a tremendous shock to the German High Command-the Soviets were now only 50 miles from Berlin itself. The Red Army needed the
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Hell's Highway: U.S. 101st Airborne -1944 by Tim Saunders
Hell's Highway: U.S. 101st Airborne -1944

Hell's Highway is the dramatic name given to the vital stretch of road that the British 3rd Guards Armoured Division had to advance down rapidly on their route to relieve the American Paras (82d Airborne) at Nijmegen and the British I st Airborne Division
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Tim Saunders13 May 2014$7.99

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Sword Beach: 3rd British Division/27th Armoured Brigade by Tim KilvertJones
Sword Beach: 3rd British Division/27th Armoured Brigade

As the left most inland flank of the D-Day landings, Sword Beach was thought most likely to receive the first German counterattacks. The British troops selected for the assault had the tasks of securing the beach and advancing on the heavily defended medieval
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Tim KilvertJones13 May 2014$5.99

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Enigma: The Battle for the Code by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
Enigma: The Battle for the Code

"cracking stuff . . . vivid and hitherto unknown details."-Sunday Times (London)

The complete untold story of the cracking of the infamous Nazi code

Most histories of the cracking of the elusive Enigma code focus on the work done by the codebreakers at

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Last Days of the Luftwaffe: German Luftwaffe Combat Units 1944-1945 by Manfred Griehl
Last Days of the Luftwaffe: German Luftwaffe Combat Units 1944-1945

The end of the Second World War in Europe was an epoch of complete social, cultural and technological upheaval. In the realm of military and aviation history this period was revolutionary. The eclipse of the piston-engine, and the introduction of electronic
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The Devil's Workshop: A Memoir of the Nazi Counterfeiting Operation by Adolf Burger
The Devil's Workshop: A Memoir of the Nazi Counterfeiting Operation

One of the most remarkable episodes of WWII was the Nazi attempt to forge currency and trigger the economic collapse of the Allies. The counterfeit operation was one of the largest the world has ever seen and lead to the postwar reissue of sterling. At
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Rigger: Operating With The SAS by Jack Williams
Rigger: Operating With The SAS

Britain's Ministry of Defense attempted to ban this too-candid account of operations in Northern Ireland, but copies are now available for distribution in the United States. The British effort in Northern Ireland made unprecedented use of electronic surveillance.
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Jack Williams13 May 2014$1.99

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Commando Despatch Rider: From D-Day to Deutschland 1944-45 by Raymond Mitchell
Commando Despatch Rider: From D-Day to Deutschland 1944-45

After 41 Royal Marine Commando had cleared the Normandy beaches they faced a long overland campaign to reach the German border. The commandos developed an elite force of motorcycle dispatch riders as part of this effort. Raymond Mitchell's vivid memoirs
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Attack on London: Disaster, Riot and War by Jonathan Oates
Attack on London: Disaster, Riot and War

Generations of Londoners from Roman times to the present day have confronted natural and man-made threats to their city. Disasters, rebellions, riots, acts of terror and war have marked the long history of the capital - and have shaped the character of
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Storming St. Nazaire by James Dorrian
Storming St. Nazaire

The St. Nazaire raid has not been covered in the detail warranted by its role in the evolution of special warfare tactics. James Dorrian has drawn on interviews with over 100 survivors, both British and German, to present this remarkable account. All aspects
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James Dorrian13 May 2014$5.99

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Guardsman and Commando: The War Memoirs of RSM Cyril Feebery DCM by David Feebery
Guardsman and Commando: The War Memoirs of RSM Cyril Feebery DCM

Guardsman and Commando is Cyril Feebery's memoir of his service with the British Army between 1937 and 1945.

Feebery served with the Grenadier Guards in the British Expeditionary Force, was evacuated wounded from Dunkirk, completed Commando training in

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Dunkirk and the Fall of France by Geoffrey Stewart
Dunkirk and the Fall of France

For sixty years the dramatic story of the Dunkirk evacuation and the defeat of France - the story of the German conquest of northwest Europe - has been the focus of historical study and dispute, yet myths and misconceptions about this extraordinary event
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Geoffrey Stewart13 May 2014$9.99

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Last Stand at le Paradis: The Events Leading to the SS Massacre of the Norfolks 1940 by Richard Lane
Last Stand at le Paradis: The Events Leading to the SS Massacre of the Norfolks 1940

In early September 1939, the 2nd Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment were one of the first complete infantry units of the BEF to land in France. The first months of World War Two were relatively quiet but after deploying to the Maginot Line sector during
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No Mercy from the Japanese: A Survivors Account of the Burma Railway and the Hellships 1942-1945 by John Wyatt & Cecil Lowry
No Mercy from the Japanese: A Survivors Account of the Burma Railway and the Hellships 1942-1945

By the laws of statistics John Lowry should not be here today to tell his story. He firmly believes that someone somewhere was looking after him during those four years. Examine the odds stacked against him and his readers will understand why he hold this
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"Execute against Japan": The U.S. Decision to Conduct Unrestricted Submarine Warfare by Joel Ira Holwitt
"Execute against Japan": The U.S. Decision to Conduct Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

Less than five hours after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, U.S. naval leaders reluctantly chose to pursue a form of warfare they despised—targeting not only Japanese military assets but also civilian-operated fishing trawlers, freighters, and
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Joel Ira Holwitt13 May 2014$37.50

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Japanese Army Air Force Units and Their Aces: 1931-1945 by Ikuhiko Hata
Japanese Army Air Force Units and Their Aces: 1931-1945

Hitherto only available in Japanese text, this unique work is now published in English language format (reprinted now following exceptional demand) and provides an in-depth review of the fighter units of the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force and their pilots.
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Ikuhiko Hata13 May 2014$24.95

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Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War by Garth Pratten
Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War

In Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War, Garth Pratten explores, for the first time, the background, role and conduct of the commanding officers of Australian infantry battalions in World War II. Despite their vital role as the lynchpins
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Garth Pratten12 May 2014$53.00

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The Comanche Code Talkers of World War II by William C. Meadows
The Comanche Code Talkers of World War II

Among the allied troops that came ashore in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944, were thirteen Comanches in the 4th Infantry Division, 4th Signal Company. Under German fire they laid communications lines and began sending messages in a form never before heard
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William C. Meadows12 May 2014$24.95

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Countdown to Valkyrie: THE JULY PLOT TO ASSASSINATE HITLER by Nigel Jones
Countdown to Valkyrie: THE JULY PLOT TO ASSASSINATE HITLER

Although there were more than 40 plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler, none came closer to success than the July Plot of 1944. The attempt was masterminded by Count von Stauffenberg, a member of the German General Staff, who had been rushed back from Africa
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Nigel Jones12 May 2014$5.99

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1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II by Michael Jabara Carley
1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II

At a crucial point in the twentieth century, as Nazi Germany prepared for war, negotiations between Britain, France, and the Soviet Union became the last chance to halt Hitler's aggression. Michael Carley's gripping account of these negotiations
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The Kipper Patrol by Louise Wilkinson
The Kipper Patrol

Thornaby, 1930, saw the formation of 608 squadron Auxiliary Air Force. Remembered by some veterans as "the kipper patrol," their job as part of Coastal Command, involved protecting shipping convoys, looking for submarines and defending the northern supply
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Louise Wilkinson12 May 2014$6.90

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Grumman FF by Phil Listemann
Grumman FF

The Grumman FF, even if it is not particularly well known, is important in that it was the start a long dynasty of carrier-based fighters for the USN which included the famous WW2 Hellcat, the Panther and Cougar of the Korean War and the F-14 Tomcat of
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Phil Listemann11 May 2014$9.99

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Unbroken: The Story of a Submarine by Alastair Mars
Unbroken: The Story of a Submarine

During the bleak, heartbreaking days of early 1942, when beleaguered Malta was reeling under bombardment and blockade and Rommel was making his last desperate thrust towards Egypt, only one British submarine was operating in the western Mediterranean -
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Ian Fleming's Secret War by Craig Cabell
Ian Fleming's Secret War

While his extravagant and glamorous lifestyle is well known, little has been published concerning Ian Fleming's contribution during the Second World War. In the very early days of the War, Fleming was earmarked by the Director of Naval Intelligence as
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Craig Cabell9 May 2014$8.99

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Hornchurch Offensive: The Definitive Account of the RAF Fighter Airfield, Its Pilots, Groundcrew and Staff: 1941 to the Airfield by Richard Smith
Hornchurch Offensive: The Definitive Account of the RAF Fighter Airfield, Its Pilots, Groundcrew and Staff: 1941 to the Airfield

Volume Two of this fascinating study of an airfield and its pilots starts just after the Battle of Britain when Hornchurch was at the forefront in taking the fight to the enemy, being heavily involved in the Sweeps and Circuses of 1941. Next came the Dieppe
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Richard Smith9 May 2014$11.99

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Sunset in the East: A War Memoir of Burma and Java 1943-46 by John Hudson
Sunset in the East: A War Memoir of Burma and Java 1943-46

It is generally recognized that the war in Burma against the Japanese was as fierce as any. The Battle of Kohima was the turning point of this extraordinary campaign and personal accounts of the fighting there are greatly sought after. The author was in
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John Hudson9 May 2014$9.99

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The Raf Regiment At War 1942-1946 by Kingsley Oliver
The Raf Regiment At War 1942-1946

Born out of necessity in the dark days of the War, the RAF Regiment found itself in the thick of the action supporting the vital operations in all theaters. This comprehensive record of their operations gives the clearest indication of the contribution
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Kingsley Oliver9 May 2014$9.99

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Blitzkrieg Unleashed: The German Invasion of Poland 1939 by Richard Hargreaves
Blitzkrieg Unleashed: The German Invasion of Poland 1939

At dawn on Friday 1 September 1939 the Germans launched their land, sea and air assault on Poland. The World became aware of the awesome power of Hitler's Third Reich and the limitless and ruthless nature of his ambition. The Blitzkrieg (Lightning War)
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Richard Hargreaves9 May 2014$12.99

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Nijmegen: U.S. 82nd Airborne Division - 1944 by Tim Saunders
Nijmegen: U.S. 82nd Airborne Division - 1944

The 82nd Airborne Division fought some of its most desperate battles in support of the British landings at Arnhem, yet these actions are little known today.. All of the units, personalities and actions of this hopeless struggle are covered in the acclaimed
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Tim Saunders9 May 2014$5.99

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Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940 - 1945 by Adrian Stewart
Campaigns of Alexander of Tunis 1940 - 1945

Alex, as he was known whether by Prime Ministers or the rank-and-file, was a legendary figure. A hero from the Great War he saw active service in Russia in 1919 - 20 and against the Pathans on the North West Frontier in 1935. By 1940 he was a divisional
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No Picnic: A fully revised and updated new edition of the bestselling account of 3 Commando Brigade in the Falklands War, 1982 by Julian Thomson
No Picnic: A fully revised and updated new edition of the bestselling account of 3 Commando Brigade in the Falklands War, 1982

Major General Julian Thompson first wrote No Picnic when the momentous events of April - June 1982 were fresh in his mind. As Commander of 3 Commando Brigade, he was at the heart of the planning and conduct of the War. Under his direct command had been
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Stapme: The Biography of Squadron Leader Basil Gerald Stapleton DFC, Dutch Flying Cross by David Ross
Stapme: The Biography of Squadron Leader Basil Gerald Stapleton DFC, Dutch Flying Cross

Gerald Stapleton was born in Durban, South Africa in 1920. In January 1939 he took up a short service commission in the RAF and eventually joined 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron in December 1939, prior to becoming one of the outstanding fighter pilots
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David Ross8 May 2014$19.99

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Shot Down in Flames: A World War II Fighter Pilot's Remarkable Tale of Survival by Geoffrey Page
Shot Down in Flames: A World War II Fighter Pilot's Remarkable Tale of Survival

During the Battle of Britain, Geoffrey Page was shot down into the English Channel, causing him to suffer severe burns. This autobiography tells of his wartime exploits and the effect of his injuries, as well as how he became a founder member of The Guinea
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Richard Hillary: The Authorised Biography of a Second World War Fighter Pilot and Author of "The Last Enemy" by David Ross
Richard Hillary: The Authorised Biography of a Second World War Fighter Pilot and Author of "The Last Enemy"

Richard Hillary was born in Australia in 1919 and brought up in England. Oxford educated, he was a writer foremost who was also a fighter pilot. When World War Two came he joined 603 Sqn and became an ace in the Battle of Britain. His life changed when
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David Ross8 May 2014$14.99

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Lancaster Down! The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Bomber Aircrew at War by Steve Darlow
Lancaster Down! The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Bomber Aircrew at War

The grandfather of the author was a pilot in a squadron made up of Britons and Canadians. The story of this crew, from 1942 onwards, is so special because, collectively, they experienced everything possible: dangerous flights, the crash, imprisonment and
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The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms by Rod Smith
The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms

In late 2001 Rod Smith died tragically at his own hand, leaving behind a part-written autobiography and many notes. At the request of his family, his friend, the historian Christopher Shores, took on the task of seeking to complete the story as nearly
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To Hell and Back: Experiences of Bomber Command at War by Mel Rolfe
To Hell and Back: Experiences of Bomber Command at War

Following Looking into Hell, published in 1995, Mel Rolfe has researched another twenty stories of gallantry in World War Two.
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Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War by Mel Rolfe
Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War

A collection of 20 true stories of bravery, survival, and good and bad luck, involving bomber command during World War II. The following extracts illustrate the drama in this book. 'It is believed that when Dacey realised the aircraft was on fire he grabbed
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Missing Believed Killed: The Royal Air Force and the Search for Missing Aircrew 1939-1952 by Stuart Hadaway
Missing Believed Killed: The Royal Air Force and the Search for Missing Aircrew 1939-1952

During the early years of WW2 it soon became apparent that the system for tracing the remains of R.A.F. aircrew deemed 'Missing Believed Killed' was totally inadequate. The Missing Research Section (M.R.S.) of the Air Ministry was set up in 1941 to deal
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Stuart Hadaway8 May 2014$12.99

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Falaise: The Flawed Victory - The Destruction of Panzergruppe West, August 1944 by Anthony Tucker-Jones
Falaise: The Flawed Victory - The Destruction of Panzergruppe West, August 1944

The destruction of the trapped German forces in the Falaise pocket in August 1944 is one of the most famous episodes of the Normandy campaign. But myths have grown up around accounts of the battle, and its impact on the course of the war is sometimes misunderstood.
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Anthony Tucker-Jones8 May 2014$9.89

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Spreading My Wings: One of Britain's Top Women Pilots Tells Her Remarkable Story from Pre-war Flying to Breaking the Sound Barri by Diana Walker
Spreading My Wings: One of Britain's Top Women Pilots Tells Her Remarkable Story from Pre-war Flying to Breaking the Sound Barri

The daughter of millionaire racing driver, Woolf Barnato, and granddaughter of Barney Barnato who cofounded the De Beers mining company, by 1936 Diana had had enough of her affluent, chaperoned existence and sought excitement in flying, soloing at Brooklands
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Diana Walker8 May 2014$9.99

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Torpedo Leader by Gibbs (Wing Commander) (DSO DFC & bar)
Torpedo Leader

Written during the war without benefit of hindsight, this is a remarkable and valuable account. A very personal story, its lucid, exciting and readable narrative describes firstly the author's frustrations as a Staff Officer in Cairo, then his triumphs
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Nelson's Battles: The Triumph of British Seapower by Nicholas Tracy
Nelson's Battles: The Triumph of British Seapower

Horatio Nelson was a hero from the time when his dramatic initiative won the battle of St Vincent in 1797, while his last battle, at Trafalgar, reduced the enemy naval forces so thoroughly that they were no longer able to have any bearing on the outcome
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Master Bombers: The Experiences of a Pathfinder Squadron at War, 1942-1945 by Sean Feast
Master Bombers: The Experiences of a Pathfinder Squadron at War, 1942-1945

The Pathfinders were the corps d'elite of Bomber Command, the command that led the fight against Germany even before the fall of France. Pathfinder crews consisted of members who had flown a minimum of 45 operational sorties and while they were the best,
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Sean Feast7 May 2014$11.99

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From North Africa to the Arakan: The Engrossing Memoir of WWII Spitfire Ace Alan McGregor Peart DFC, RNZAF by Alan Peart
From North Africa to the Arakan: The Engrossing Memoir of WWII Spitfire Ace Alan McGregor Peart DFC, RNZAF

Alan Peart was born in Nelson, New Zealand. Joining 610 Squadron on completion of training, he served against the Germans and then the Japanese. Operating from 'Broadway' airstrip, his was the only spitfire not destroyed during air strikes. This is an
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Flying into Hell: The Bomber Command Offensive as Seen Through the Experiences of Twenty Crews by Mel Rolfe
Flying into Hell: The Bomber Command Offensive as Seen Through the Experiences of Twenty Crews

Best-selling author Mel Rolfe brings the reader vivid real-life stories of bomber command at war with his new book Flying into Hell. Following the success of his two previous books for Grub Street, To Hell and Back, and Hell on Earth this contains more
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Operation Varsity: The British and Canadian Airborne Crossing of the Rhine by Tim Saunders
Operation Varsity: The British and Canadian Airborne Crossing of the Rhine

In Spring 1945 the outcome of the war was ritually certain but the mighty River Rhine still stood in the way of the Allies. Eisenhower's strategy was to guarantee a crossing in the Ruhr area by allocating the main effort to Montgomery's 21st Army Group.
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Operation Neptune by BB Schofield
Operation Neptune

In this timeless book, Vice Admiral Schofield describes the great events of June 1944 which, as Captain of HMS Dryad, the Royal Naval shore establishment which housed General Dwight Eisenhower's Supreme Allied Headquarters before the landing, he witnessed
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Stirlings in Action With the Airborne Forces: Air Support to Special Forces and the SAS During WW11 by Dennis Williams
Stirlings in Action With the Airborne Forces: Air Support to Special Forces and the SAS During WW11

This is the history of two RAF squadrons who shared many tasks during WWII. Although there was a healthy rivalry between personnel serving on 190 and 620 Squadrons, there was also a deep sense of camaraderie that forged bonds between them.
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Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt-Truman Era by Neil A. Wynn
Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt-Truman Era

The Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt-Truman Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history between 1933 and 1953. This was a period of enormous significance in the United
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Neil A. Wynn7 May 2014$119.99

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Over the Battlefield: Operation Goodwood by Ian Daglish
Over the Battlefield: Operation Goodwood

For the first book in our new series Over The Battlefield, we have chosen Ian Daglish to describe the events of Operation GOODWOOD, July 1944, the dramatic attempted British armored breakout from the Normandy bridge-head. This was the greatest armored
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War Beneath the Sea: Submarine Conflict During World War II by Peter Padfield
War Beneath the Sea: Submarine Conflict During World War II

Praise for War Beneath the Sea
"I am truly filled with awe and admiration...fascinating and a great contribution to the entire lore of submarines... I wish I had written the book." ?Capt. Edward L. Beach, USN (Ret.) author of Run Silent, Run Deep

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Ultra Goes to War by Ronald Lewin
Ultra Goes to War

Ultra -- the code word for the greatest secret of World War II -- was the method by which the Allies intercepted German radio transmissions and broke their coded contents. But how was this information transmitted to the battlefield? Author Ronald Lewin
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One Boy's War by Richard Hough
One Boy's War

The author found the reality of the Second World War at first very different from the world of heroic Captain Ball V.C. It was all dirty blankets and Nissen hut obscenities. Then the golden doors miraculously opened and he suddenly found himself in peacetime
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The Escape From Elba: The Fall & Flight of Napoleon 1814-1815 by Norman Mackenze
The Escape From Elba: The Fall & Flight of Napoleon 1814-1815

The year is 1814. The Allies have driven Napoleon's once-mighty armies back to Paris. Trapped, forced to abdicate after two decades of triumphant rule, the Emperor takes leave of his comrades-in-arms and sets sail for his new domain - the tiny, poverty-stricken,
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Riflemen Form: A Study of the Rifle Volunteer Movement 1859-1908 by Ian F. W. Beckett
Riflemen Form: A Study of the Rifle Volunteer Movement 1859-1908

Lt.-Gen. Sir Garnet Wolseley commented that history would record the formation of the Volunteers Movement as one of the most remarkable events in the century. In this study of the Rifle Volunteer Movement, the author Ian Beckett has drawn from a wide range
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Salerno 1943: The Allied Invasion of Italy by Angus Konstam
Salerno 1943: The Allied Invasion of Italy

In September 1943, in the first weeks of the Allied campaign to liberate Italy, an Anglo-American invasion force of over 80,000 men was nearly beaten back into the sea by the German defenders in a ferocious ten-day battle at Salerno, south of Naples. This
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The Kaiser's Battle by Martin Middlebrook
The Kaiser's Battle

At 9.30am on 21 March 1918, the last great battle of the First World War commenced when three German armies struck a massive blow against the weak divisions of the British Third and Fifth Armies. It was the first day of what the Germans called the Kaiserschlacht
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Decisive Battles of the English Civil War by Malcolm Wanklyn
Decisive Battles of the English Civil War

In this stimulating and original investigation of the decisive battles of the English Civil War, Malcolm Wanklyn reassesses what actually happened on the battlefield and as a result sheds new light on the causes of the eventual defeat of Charles I. Taking
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The Fighting Captain by Alan Burn
The Fighting Captain

Captain F J Walker, RN, did more than any other man at sea to win the Battle of the Atlantic, a vicious and unrelenting struggle which Churchill described as the dominating factor throughout World War Two. He was a formidable figure and one of the greatest
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Alan Burn6 May 2014$9.99

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Voices in Flight by Mauriel Joslyn & Anna Malinovska
Voices in Flight

Thanks to the foresight of the authors, Voices in Flight is a literary memorial to the hugely gallant men who fought their war in small dangerous and vulnerable aeroplanes. We hear told the stories and thoughts of not only pilots but ground crew and others
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Letters from an Early Bird: The life and letters of Denys Corbett Wilson 1882 - 1915 by Donal Maccarron
Letters from an Early Bird: The life and letters of Denys Corbett Wilson 1882 - 1915

This is the story of an early pioneer aviator who took to the air just a few years after the Wright Brothers proved that man was capable of controlled powered flight. Corbett Wilson (CW) was the only son of a wealthy family and was educated at Eaton from
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Suez: The Double War by Roy Fullick & Geoffrey Powell
Suez: The Double War

The events that followed President Nasser of Egypts nationalisation of the Suez Canal on 26 July 1956 were as dramatic as they were painful to Britains standing in the world. The authors of this fascinating book describe the unfolding disaster in detail
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Smashing the Atlantic Wall: The Destruction of Hitler's Coastal Fortresses by Patrick Delaforce
Smashing the Atlantic Wall: The Destruction of Hitler's Coastal Fortresses

In 1940 when Operation SEALION (invasion of the British mainland) was abandoned, Hitler ordered the building of a night defence system along 1,500 miles of coastline from Denmark to the Spanish border. He was personally involved in the planning which was
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Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea': The Story of 835 Naval Air Squadron in the Second World War by E. E. Barringer
Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea': The Story of 835 Naval Air Squadron in the Second World War

This is the story of 835 Naval Air Squadron as told by one of its surviving officers. It tells the story of the outstanding fleets of flying and the importance of the Merchant Navy in the Second World War.
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E. E. Barringer6 May 2014$8.99

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A Spy's London by Roy Berkeley
A Spy's London

A different kind of tour guide, to 136 sites in London associated with spies and spycatchers in the last century of English history.
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Aristide: Warlord of the Resistance by David Nicolson
Aristide: Warlord of the Resistance

This is the story of Roger Landes - "Aristide" of F Section, Special Operations Executive - who was born in Paris of British parents and came to London in 1938, to work in the LCC's Architects Department. After being trained as a wireless operator in the
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David Nicolson6 May 2014$11.99

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The U-Boat War: 1914-1918 by Edwyn A. Gray
The U-Boat War: 1914-1918

"2.20PM Directly in front of us I sighted four funnels and the masts of a passenger steamer at right angles to our course coming from the SW and going towards Galley Head. 3:10 PM Torpedo shot at a distance of 700 meters below the surface" - from the log
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Edwyn A. Gray6 May 2014$7.99

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Buller: A Scapegoat? A Life of General Sir Redvers Buller VC by Geoffrey Powell
Buller: A Scapegoat? A Life of General Sir Redvers Buller VC

A succession of British disasters marked the early months of the Boer War of 1899-1902. It was the start of modern warfare: the empty battlefield. A scapegoat was found for thedefects revealed; Redvers Buller, the commander-in-chief until Lord Roberts
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Geoffrey Powell6 May 2014$13.99

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For Love of Regiment: A History of British Infantry, Volume 2, 1915-1994 by Charles Messenger
For Love of Regiment: A History of British Infantry, Volume 2, 1915-1994

The author explains how the tradition of loyalty to the regiment has served the British Army so well over the past 350 years and, in his vivid description of some of the major campaigns in which it has fought, shows what it was like at various times to
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Charles Messenger6 May 2014$12.99

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Will We See Tomorrow? A German Cavalryman At War 1939-1942 by Max Kuhnert
Will We See Tomorrow? A German Cavalryman At War 1939-1942

It is a fact not generally remembered that most of the German Army of 1939-45, regarded as the most technologically advanced of its day, was horse-drawn. This is the memoir of Max Kuhnert who was a mounted cavalryman during World War II. Kuhnert, who came
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Friend or Foe: Friendly Fire at Sea 1939-1945 by Paul Kemp
Friend or Foe: Friendly Fire at Sea 1939-1945

During the Second World War, there were over 100 instances of naval engagements between ships, submarines and aircraft of the same side. In the past there has often been a reluctance by the authorities to admit to these losses but with operational records
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Paul Kemp6 May 2014$8.99

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Scarlet Lancers: The story of the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers 1689-1992 by James Lunt
Scarlet Lancers: The story of the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers 1689-1992

The 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers have long had the reputation of being one of the most efficient, and at the same time one of the least flamboyant, of the British cavalry regiments. The regiment, as it exists today, is the product of the amalgamation
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Challengers and Chargers: A History of the Life Guards 1945-92 by William Lloyd
Challengers and Chargers: A History of the Life Guards 1945-92

This history of the Life Guards traces the regiment's story right to the end of its existence and its amalgamation with the Blues and Royals.
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William Lloyd6 May 2014$10.99

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Byng of Vimy: General and Governor General by Jeffrey Williams
Byng of Vimy: General and Governor General

Field Marshal the Viscount Byng of Vimy did not fit into the conventional mould in the Army, as Governor-General of Canada or as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Few officers commanded more widespread affection from their troops, or knew them and
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Jeffrey Williams6 May 2014$7.99

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Artillery of Words: The Writings of Sir Winston Churchill by Frederick Woods
Artillery of Words: The Writings of Sir Winston Churchill

During his long lifetime, Sir Winston Churchill wrote 50 books and more than 800 feature articles. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953. This book, by the author of "Young Winston's Wars" and "Bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill",
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Frederick Woods6 May 2014$13.99

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Leadership In Conflict by Matthew Hughes & Matthew Seligmann
Leadership In Conflict

The First World War was a conflict in which personality and character mattered. Its course and outcome were decided by determined individuals who had to make momentous decisions in very trying circumstances. As battles raged on land, sea and air across
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Matthew Hughes &
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The Last of the Bengal Lancers by Francis Ingall
The Last of the Bengal Lancers

One of the last of the famed Bengal Lancers, Brigadier Ingall has spent most of his life in India and Pakistan. When he first went to India in 1929, all the officers were English and all the enlisted men were Indian (Hindu, Sikh and Moslem). India was
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The Marine From Mandalay by James Leasor
The Marine From Mandalay

This is the true story of a Royal Marine wounded by shrapnel in Mandalay in WW2 who undergoes a long solitary march to the Japanese through the whole of Burma and then finds his way back through India and back to Britain to report for duty in Plymouth.
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Four Men Went to War by Bruce Lewis
Four Men Went to War

This book tells of the adventures of four men of different nationalities who found themselves caught up in the maelstrom of the Second World War.
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Recollections of Rifleman Bowlby by Alex Bowlby
Recollections of Rifleman Bowlby

In 1944, having distinguished itself in the North Africa campaign, Rifleman Bowlby's battalion of Greenjackets was sent to Italy. But instead of being used in the specialised role for which it had been trained, most of the battalion's vehicles were taken
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Alex Bowlby6 May 2014$11.99

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Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World War by Robert Fyne
Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World War

After scrutinizing hundreds of screenplays, Robert Fyne has written an in-depth study of World War II films, analyzing the different storylines, points-of-view, and contemporary events found in each. In Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World
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Top Secret Tales of World War II by William B. Breuer
Top Secret Tales of World War II

Critical Acclaim for TOP SECRET TALES of World War II

"A book for rainy days and long solitary nights by the fire. If there were a genre for cozy nonfiction, this would be the template."-Publishers Weekly

"Perfect for the curious and adventure readers

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Despatches From The Crimea by William Russell
Despatches From The Crimea

William Russell's despatches to The Times revolutionised war reporting, and hence the public's perception of war. Each piece was written with a bludgeoning honesty, a refusal to compromise and with the meticulous detail of someone who cared deeply for
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Cawnpore & Lucknow: A Tale of Two Sieges- Indian Mutiny by Donald Richards
Cawnpore & Lucknow: A Tale of Two Sieges- Indian Mutiny

Following the May 1857 uprising by sepoys in Meerut and Delhi, the whole future of the British Raj was in the balance. Nowhere was this better demonstrated than at Lucknow and Cawnpore. At the latter a garrison of 240 with 375 British women and children
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Donald Richards5 May 2014$8.99

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The Burma Air Campaign: 1941-1945 by Michael Pearson
The Burma Air Campaign: 1941-1945

The scene is set with an overview of the respective states of the RAF and Japanese Airforce, and an explanation of how the American Volunteer Group (The Flying Tigers) came to be in China. There is a concise description of air ops covering the Japanese
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Douglas Haig: Diaries & Letters 1861 - 1914 by Douglas Scott
Douglas Haig: Diaries & Letters 1861 - 1914

As a young officer in the prestigious 21st Lancers (motto 'Death or Glory') Douglas Haig played a leading role in Kitchener's bold expedition which ended in the defeat of the Khalifa of Sudan at Omdurman. He described the action, as he did the whole campaign,
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Conflict in the Crimea: British Redcoats on Russian Soil by Donald Richards
Conflict in the Crimea: British Redcoats on Russian Soil

The author relies to a great extent on contemporary accounts of a large number of British men - and women - who were unwittingly caught up in this appalling war. As well as surviving the efforts of their determined enemy, the Russians, they had to overcome
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Donald Richards5 May 2014$8.99

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Ancient Weapons in Britain by Logan Thompson
Ancient Weapons in Britain

Few accounts of ancient warfare have looked at how the weapons were made and how they were actually used in combat. Logan Thompson's pioneering survey traces the evolution of weapons in Britain across 3000 years, from the Bronze Age to the Battle of Hastings
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Alarm Starboard! A Remarkable True Story of the War at Sea by Geoffrey Brooke
Alarm Starboard! A Remarkable True Story of the War at Sea

The Author's naval war experiences make the most exciting reading. After being mined on the battleship Nelson in 1939, he served on the Prince of Wales, during the Bismarck action, witnessing the sinking of the Hood and Churchill and Roosevelt's historic
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Churchill and the Admirals by Stephen Roskill
Churchill and the Admirals

Winston Churchill enjoyed two stints as First Lord of the Admiralty, at the start of the First World War and at the start of the Second. He retained close interest in naval matters, especially as the defeat of the U-boat menace was so vital in both wars
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Stephen Roskill5 May 2014$7.99

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Earl Bathurst and British Empire by Neville Thompson
Earl Bathurst and British Empire

Earl Bathurst arguably exerted greater influence on the establishment and consolidation of the British Empire than any other single individual. In writing this highly authoritative work, Professor Thompson had access to the previously untapped Bathurst
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Neville Thompson5 May 2014$8.99

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The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor by William B. Breuer
The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor

From the critically acclaimed author whom The Wall Street Journal called "a first-class historian," here is a riveting account of one of the most spectacular rescue operations in history. On January 30, 1945, American troops staged a successful raid on
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OUR CHANCES WERE ZERO: The Daring Escape by two German POW's from India in 1942 by Rolf Magener