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7, 28/10/2005, £16.99

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

Paperback, 07/11/2011, £10.99
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, £14.99
The siege of Leningrad is one of the great stories of extraordinary and heroic endurance in World War II

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.

Second World War

Paperback, 26/09/2013, £18.99

Quotable Winston Churchill : A Collection Of Wit And Wisdom

Hardback, 21/03/2013, £4.99
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.

Empire Of The Clouds

Paperback, 05/05/2011, £10.99
How did Britain so lose the plot that today there is not a single aircraft manufacturer of any significance in the country? The author captures that season of glory in a book that fuses his own memories of being a schoolboy plane spotter with a ruefully realistic history of British decline. It is the story of machines and men who flew them.

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.

Our Land at War: Portrait of Rural Britain 1939-45

Hardback, 07/05/2015, £20.00
A rich account of the impact of the Second World War on the lives of people living in the farms and villages of Britain.

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.

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.

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.

Hiroshima Nagasaki: The real story of the atomic bombings and their aftermath

Paperback, 18/07/2013, £19.99
In one of the defining moments of twentieth century, more than 100,000 people were killed instantly by two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by US Air Force B29s. This title tells the story of the tragedy through eyes of the survivors, from twelve-year-olds forced to work in war factories to the wives and children who faced it alone.

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.

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £20.00

Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man

Paperback, 30/04/2015, £9.99
Tells the story of the rescue in May 1940 of British soldiers fleeing capture and defeat by the Nazis at Dunkirk.

Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945

Hardback, 19/09/2011, £50.00
Offers a full coverage of various aspects of aerial operations throughout the whole of the Mediterranean area. This title helps readers to follow the wartime careers of units and personnel involved.

I am Spain

Paperback, 04/06/2013, £9.99

Surviving The Angel Of Death

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £6.99
Eva Mozes Kor was just 10 years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. Among Holocaust survivor stories, Eva Kor's experience as a 10-year-old guinea pig of Dr Josef Mengele in Auschwitz is exceptional. This title tells the story of a child facing extraordinary evil and cruelty. It is written for young teens and ends with an uplifting message.

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, £12.99
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.

Second World War

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £30.00
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.

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.

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

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.

Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India During World War II

Paperback, 23/06/2011, £17.99
A bracing narrative of wartime India and the tremendous famine that resulted when Churchill sacrificed the lives of four million Bengalis to win World War II

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.

Year Zero: A History of 1945

Hardback, 03/10/2013, £25.00
This sweeping, boldly original book describes the violence, racketeering and retroactive justice as well as the hope and optimism that erupted at the end of the Second World War.

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

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £10.99
The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War.



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