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Hess, Hitler and Churchill: The Real Turning Point of the Second World War - A Secret History

Hardback, 03/10/2013, £25.00
A startling, revelatory history of Rudolf Hess's 1941 flight to Scotland, containing new evidence of his aims, and of official British suppression of them.

Destiny in the Desert: The Road to El Alamein - The Battle That Turned the Tide

Paperback, 06/06/2013, £9.99
A unique single-volume history of the road to El Alamein - 'the end of the beginning' - and the bloody battle that followed ...

On the Eve: Jews of Europe Before the Second World War

Paperback, 23/05/2013, £10.99
Examines the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two. In this book, the author presents a disturbing interpretation of the collapse of European Jewish civilization even before the Nazi onslaught.

Secret Life Of Bletchley Park

Paperback, 01/08/2011, £8.99
The first oral history of one of the most fascinating aspects of the war effort.

Engineers of Victory

Hardback, 29/01/2013, £25.00
Written by the author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, this title offers a fresh account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War. It focuses on the problem-solvers - Major-General Perry Hobart; Flight Lieutenant Ronnie Harker; and, Captain 'Johnny' Walker.

Battle of Britain: Myth and Reality

Paperback, 06/05/2010, £9.99
How close did Britain really come to invasion during this time? What were Hitler and Churchill's motives? And what was the battle's real effect on the outcome of the war? This title deals with these questions.

Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death

Hardback, 31/01/2013, £14.99
A memoir that explores the permanent and indelible marks left by the Holocaust and a childhood spent in Auschwitz.

Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis

Hardback, 06/03/2014, £22.00
The untold story of a nation of Schindlers: this is the gripping, moving and ultimately life-affirming story of how during WWII the people of Denmark rallied to save their Jewish population from the Nazis.

Airfieilds of 11 group

Paperback, 30/09/2005, £9.99

Second World War

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £10.99
This is a landmark reassessment of the Second World War, of its origins and prosecution. It looks set to become the definitive single-volume military history.

Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz

Paperback, 05/11/2015, £9.99

No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money

Hardback, 10/09/2015, £25.00
The untold story of Winston Churchill's precarious finances.

Second World War

Paperback, 26/09/2013, £14.99

Life of R. H. Tawney: Socialism and History

Paperback, 23/10/2014, £16.99

With Recce at Arnhem: The Recollections of Trooper des Evans - A 1st Airborne Division Veteran

Hardback, 02/09/2015, £19.99
Rare personal account by a survivor of Op Market Garden. The author was captured and spent 8 months as POW before escaping.

British Warships of the Second World War: Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans

Hardback, 30/01/2017, £35.00
Comprehensive collection of official Admiralty plans, all in full colour

Rifleman:Frontline life from Alamein & Dresden to the fall of the Berlin wall

Paperback, 07/11/2011, £7.99
The astonishing life of a young working-class man who fought throughout Second World War from Alamein to the invasion of Sicily, was captured at Arnhem and as a POW survived the Allied bombing raid on Dresden


Paperback, 30/08/2012, £10.99
The siege of Leningrad is one of the great stories of extraordinary and heroic endurance in World War II

British Cultural Memory and the Second World War

Paperback, 21/11/2013, £19.99

Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £7.99
The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War.

Spooks the Unofficial History of MI5: From Agent Zig Zag to the D-Day

Paperback, 15/09/2010, £12.99
The real history of MI5.

Life Below Stairs

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £9.99
The real lives of servants in the second half of the twentieth century.

Land Girls: Women's Voices from the Wartime Farm

Paperback, 14/08/2014, £9.99
What life was really like on a wartime farm.

Blitzkrieg: Myth, Reality and Hitler's Lightning War - France, 1940

Hardback, 01/09/2016, £25.00
From celebrated military historian Lloyd Clark comes a riveting and richly detailed reassessment of one of the greatest military victories of the Second World War.

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

Paperback, 28/03/2011, £14.99

Second World War on the Eastern Front

Paperback, 30/07/2009, £14.99
Russia's engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front during World War II was ferocious, unprecedented and bloody, costing millions of civilian and military lives. In this challenging new book, Lee Baker distinguishes myth from reality and deflates the idea that this war, while gargantuan in scale, was in essence a war like any other.

Second World War in Europe

Paperback, 07/05/2009, £14.99
This introductory student guide to World War II provides a clear narrative of events and detailed analysis and includes sections on the strategic, ideological, economic and social dimensions of the war.

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £20.00

D-Day: The battle for Normandy

Paperback, 24/04/2014, £8.99
The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some of the most cunning and ferocious fighting of the war, at times as savage as anything seen on the Eastern Front.

Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man

Paperback, 30/04/2015, £8.99
Tells the story of the rescue in May 1940 of British soldiers fleeing capture and defeat by the Nazis at Dunkirk.

Voices from D-Day

Paperback, 03/04/2014, £8.99
Eyewitness accounts of the Battle for Normandy

Quotable Winston Churchill : A Collection Of Wit And Wisdom

Hardback, 21/03/2013, £3.99
This tiny tome featuring a faux leather binding with embossed type and illustration is filled with Winston Churchill's biography, his most inspirational quotes, and excerpts from some of his most famous speeches.

We Will All Go Down Fighting to the End

Paperback, 26/08/2010, £4.99
A collection of speeches from Churchill, one of the great modern orators. It includes Churchill's famous words on the declaration of war with Germany, as well as his rousing call to the British in June 1940 after Dunkirk, and his immortal tribute to the young men fighting in the Battle of Britain.

War on Wheels: The Mechanisation of the British Army in the Second World War

Paperback, 08/09/2016, £20.00
During the Second World War the British Army underwent a complete transformation as its number of vehicles grew from 40,000 to 1.5 million, ranging from tanks and giant tank transporters to jeeps, mobile baths and offices, and scout cars.

Hitler's Valkyrie: Uncensored Biography of Unity Mitford

Hardback, 01/10/2013, £17.99
Emerging from modern history as a remarkable and much-loved family, the Mitfords have remained largely unrepentant concerning theirs and particularly Unity's enthusiastic support of Hitler, the Nazis, Oswald Mosley and British fascism.

Fall of France

Paperback, 22/04/2004, £11.99
This new book by Julian Jackson, a leading historian of twentieth-century France, charts the breathtakingly rapid events that led to the defeat and surrender of one of the key Allied powers, setting in motion the traumatic years of the Occupation, the Vichy regime, and the rapid escalation of World War Two.

Flyer: British Culture and the Royal Air Force 1939-1945

Paperback, 19/05/2011, £22.99
The first scholarly study of the men of the RAF and British culture during the war, The Flyer examines the lives of these men and their popular representation in literary and cinematic texts. It illuminates broader issues of gender, class, race, emotional life, and the creation of a national myth in modern Britain.

Roar of the Lion: Untold Story of Churchill's World War II Speeches

Hardback, 22/08/2013, £25.00
The essential book on Winston Churchill's classic World War II speeches - one that will change the way we think about Churchill's oratory forever.

Bombing War: Europe, 1939-1945

Paperback, 05/06/2014, £12.99
Tells the history of the Blitz in the Second World War. This book examines the well-known parts of the campaign, and the significance of bombing on many other fronts - the German use of bombers on the Eastern Front for example (and discovered material on the more familiar 'Blitz' on Britain), or the Allied campaigns against Italian cities.

Churchill:A study in greatness

Paperback, 05/09/2002, £8.99
Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership in the Second World War once put him above criticism. This book makes sense of this extraordinary man and his controversial and heroic career. It brings out Churchill's strengths and weaknesses, looking at the many received versions of Churchill, and offers a fresh insight into his character.

Tail End Charlies

7, 07/04/2005, £8.99
Night after night, they swallowed their fears and flew long distances through packs of enemy fighters to drop the bombs that could destroy Hitler and bring about the end of the war. This title tells the story of the controversial last battles of Bomber Command through the eyes of the heroic men who fought them.

Britain's War Machine: Weapons, Resources and Experts in the Second World War

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £10.99
The familiar image of the British in the Second World War is that of the plucky underdog taking on German might. This title shows the conflict in a new light, with Britain as a very wealthy country, formidable in arms, ruthless in pursuit of its interests and sitting at the heart of a global production system.

Hanns and Rudolf

Paperback, 01/05/2014, £7.99
Moving from the Middle-Eastern campaigns of the First World War to bohemian Berlin in the 1920s, to the horror of the concentration camps and the trials in Belsen and Nuremberg, this book tells the story of two German men whose lives diverged, and intersected, in an unusual way.

Savage Continent

Paperback, 02/05/2013, £9.99
The end of the Second World War saw a terrible explosion of violence across Europe. Prisoners murdered jailers. Soldiers visited atrocities on civilians. Resistance fighters killed and pilloried collaborators. Ethnic cleansing, civil war, rape and murder were rife in the days, months and years after hostilities ended.

Secret Rooms

Paperback, 02/05/2013, £9.99
At 6 am on 21 April 1940 John the 9th Duke of Rutland, and one of Britain's wealthiest men, ended his days, virtually alone, lying on a makeshift bed in a dank cramped suite of rooms in the servants' quarters of his own home, Belvoir Castle, in Leicestershire.

France 1940: Defending the Republic

Hardback, 03/03/2015, £18.99
A new perspective on the calamitous fall of France in 1940 and why blame has been misplaced ever since

When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940

Hardback, 01/05/2015, £20.00
How Britain, standing alone, persevered in the face of near-certain defeat at the hands of Nazi Germany

Churchill in His Own Words

Hardback, 01/11/2010, £15.00
Churchill (1874-1965) was one of the 20th century's most charismatic and controversial figures. From his meetings with world leaders such as Roosevelt, de Gaulle and Stalin, his verbal engagements with Hitler and the Third Reich, to his wit and oratory on the floor of the Commons, this book explores various facets of Churchill's life and times.

Heroes of the Holocaust

Paperback, 17/01/2013, £8.99
Frank Foley, a British spy whose cover was working at British embassy in Berlin, took huge risks issuing forged visas to enable around 10,000 Jews to escape Germany before the outbreak of war. Jane Haining refused to come back to Scotland and leave the Jewish orphans in her care in Hungary. Louise and Ida Cook were sisters from suburban London.

Storming the Eagle's Nest: Hitler's War in The Alps

Hardback, 05/09/2013, £20.00
From the Fall of France in June 1940 to Hitler's suicide in April 1945, the swastika flew from the peaks of the High Savoy in the western Alps to the passes above Ljubljana in the east. This title tells the story of how the war was conceived and directed from the Fuhrer's mountain retreat, and how all the Alps bar Switzerland fell to Fascism.



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