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    The diaries of Charlie May give an unforgettable account of the war that took his life, and millions others like him.

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    A profound, moving and important collection of letters, diaries and memories of the First World War.

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    This book tells the story of women in the First World War at the front line, under fire, and in combat.

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    The story of Patrick Leigh Fermor and his fellow amateur soldiers, who fought to save Crete, oust the Germans and stop Hitler's march eastwards.

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    Recently declassified and published here for the first time, this fascinating document was never intended for circulation outside of government, and is of considerable historical significance.

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    The thrilling account of Britain's most ingenious spy.

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    This compelling biography examines the lives of Tsar Nicholas II's four daughters up until their brutal murder.

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    Stimulating and genuinely innovative Broers has created a masterful biography of a historical hero.

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    Original and enlightening, Censoring Queen Victoria is a major contribution to understanding the history of the British monarchy.

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    Margaret Thatcher branded the leaders of the 1984-85 miners strike “the enemy within.” With the publication of this book, the full irony of that accusation became clear. Seumas Milne re...

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    Throughout his life Hugh Trevor-Roper sought to understand the forces that had allowed Nazism to emerge in German society. He was constantly in search of answers to his most pressing question: how was it possible that a regime so violent and barbarous, without effective opposition, emerged in a society which had seemed a stable and highly civilised European country?

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    Over a century ago, a young cavalry lieutenant wrote a riveting account of what he saw during his first major campaign, a vicious war against tribal insurgents on the North-West Frontier.

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    In the first two volumes of his bestselling Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson recounted how the American-led coalition fought through North Africa and Italy to the threshold of victory. Now he tell...

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    Between 1794 and 1815 the Royal Navy repeatedly crushed her enemies at sea in a period of military dominance that equals any in history. When Napoleon eventually died in exile, the Lords of the Adm...

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    In the ninth and tenth centuries, the Vikings created an unrivalled cultural network that spanned four continents.

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    Witness the never-before-told account and terrible irony of the Ovitz family's fate: being burdened with dwarfism helped them to endure the Holocaust.

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    The latest in Biteback’s best-selling Dialogue Espionage Classics series of rediscovered spy masterpieces. reminiscent of The Thirty-Nine Steps.

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    During WW II Eric Lomax was subjected to torture by his Japanese captors. Years later he was to come face to face with the man responsible for his suffering.

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    Aesthete, sensualist, bookworm, politician of Machiavellian cunning: François Mitterrand was a man of exceptional gifts and exceptional flaws who, during his fourteen years as President, strove to drag his tradition-bound and change-averse country into the modern world.

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    The Armistice, which brought the Great War to an end, marked a seminal moment in modern European and World history. Yet the story of how the war ended remains little-known. In this compelling and ground-breaking new study, Nick Lloyd examines the last days of the war and asks the question: how did it end?

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    This second volume of Philip Dwyer's outstanding biography sheds further fresh light on one of the great figures of modern history.

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    The Warsaw Uprising of August 1944 was a shocking event in a hideous war. This is the first account to recall the tragedy from both German and Polish perspectives and asks why, when the war was nearly lost and resources were so urgently needed in the Fatherland, Hitler and Himmler decided to return to Warsaw bent on murder, deportation, and destruction.

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    This masterful exploration of how Europe chose its path towards war will change and enrich how we see this defining moment in our history.

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    An epic, sweeping novel which vividly recounts the true story of England’s invasion of France in the 15th century, a dramatic and enthralling period in the history of both countries, witnessed by the captivating and complex heroine, Yolande, known as The Queen of Four Kingdoms.

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    The tragic story behind ‘the shot that rang round the world’ – the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and his beloved wife in Sarajevo in June 1914

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    In 1914, Europe plunged into the 20th century’s first terrible act of self-immolation- what was then called The Great War. On the eve of its centenary, Max Hastings seeks to explain both how the conflict came about and what befell millions of men and women during the first months of strife.

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    From acclaimed biographer A. N. Wilson, Hitler is a short, sharp, gripping account of one of the twentieth century’s most notorious figures

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    ‘No part of the Great War compares in interest with its opening’, wrote Churchill. ‘The measured, silent drawing together of gigantic forces, the uncertainty of their movements and positions, the n...

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    During the chaos of the eurozone crisis, few mainstream commentators have stopped to question the purpose of the European Union itself, and whose interests it serves. Corporate Europe goes beyond the divisions between nation-states, focusing instead on the division between the corporate elite and the peoples of Europe.

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    Meeting the Enemy reveals for the first time how contact was maintained on many levels throughout the War, and its stories, sometimes funny, often moving, give us a new perspective on the lives of ordinary men and women caught up in extraordinary events.

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    Reports from inter-war Germany from the celebrated Austrian writer.

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    The captivating reports of inter-war from the celebrated Austrian writer.

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    Was it inevitable that France should become a republic? In this fascinating account of the period 1814-48, Munro Price attempts to answer this most difficult of questions.

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    Eileen Crofton sheds light on the inspiring dedication and efficiency of the Scottish nurses stationed in France during World War I.

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    In 1999 Tobias Jones emigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he discovered a country riven by skulduggery, where crime is s...

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    1913 was a pivotal year when the world was on the brink of catastrophic change. Florian Ilies will and charm you with his wit and move you with this riveting narrative.

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    Definitive biography of one of the leading military reformers of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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    In The Sleepwalkers Christopher Clark retells the story of the outbreak of the First World War and its causes. Above all, it shows how the failure to understand the seriousness of the chaotic, near genocidal fighting in the Balkans would drag Europe into catastrophe.

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    In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power, despatched an invasion fleet to the island of Rhodes. This was the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths, and the ensuing battle for control of the Mediterranean would last sixty years.

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    A brilliant and radical approach, looking in to the lives of our Victorian counterparts.

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    At the end of the Second World War, the Soviet Union unexpectedly found itself in control of a huge swathe of territory in Eastern Europe. Stalin and his secret police set out to convert a dozen radically different countries to a completely new political and moral system: communism.

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    A major history examining the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two.

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    This is a tale of brutal feuds and deadly civil wars, and the remarkable rise of the Tudor family from obscure Welsh gentry to the throne of England

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    Marshal Georgy Zhukov is the legendary general who helped to bring down the Nazi regime, was banished twice and was the only man who stood up to Stalin. Geoffrey Roberts presents the story of a tough man with a complicated but charming personality.

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    Keith Lowe's Savage Continent is an awe-inspiring portrait of how Europe emerged from the ashes of WWII.

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    In 1940, correspondent Henry Buckley published his eyewitness account of the Spanish Civil War. Copies of the book were destroyed during the Blitz and only a handful of copies survived. Now, seventy years later, this exceptional chronicle of the war is republished for this first time.

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    Forever in the shadow of the war which followed, 1913 is usually seen as little more than the antechamber to apocalypse. Our perspectives narrowed by hindsight, the world of that year is reduced to its most frivolous features.

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    Sir Edward Grey was the longest continuous serving Foreign Secretary of his or any age. Edwardian Requiem is the remarkable portrait of a complex and enigmatic statesman who presided over the twilight of old Europe.

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    Part memoir and part reckoning, this is a startling examination of the legacy of the Bosnian war published on the twenty-first anniversary of the outbreak of the war.

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    Half a millennium of European warfare brilliantly retold by masterly historian Brendan Simms.

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    Alex Woolf offers a fresh and illuminating history of the Celts and their legacy.

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    In this timely book, Luuk van Middelaar draws on his long experience working behind the scenes in European politics to explain the complexities of cooperation in Europe. By assessing the past he illuminates the present state of European unification and offers insights into what the future holds.

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    On 14 January 1930, Horst Wessel, a young and ambitious member of the SA was shot at close range outside his home in Berlin. He later died from his injuries. This was the beginning of the myth-making of what were essentially a very ordinary individual and a very ordinary crime.

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    Originally published in 1954, Little Cyclone is a true story of extraordinary bravery, betrayal, tragedy and triumph; a World War Two classic republished in our acclaimed Dialogue series.

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    The riveting story of the last six months of World War II, when the hopeful Allied situation inspired by the Yalta Conference descended into the open conflict that would lead to the Cold War.

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    Sherrill Stroschein argues that sustained protest and contention by ethnic Hungarians in Romania and Slovakia brought concessions on policies that they could not achieve through the ballot box

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    The mafia murders that stunned Italy - and the thrilling story of how the killers were brought to justice.

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    James Barr brings this overlooked clandestine struggle back to life, and reveals, for the first time, the stunning way in which the French finally got their revenge.

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    Paul Preston presents new information on the longest running dictator in European history.

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    The extraordinary true story of how MI6 orchestrated the coup that brought General Franco to power in Spain in 1936.

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    In the early hours of 22 June 1941 units of the Wehrmacht began to pour into the Soviet Union. They were embarking on an undertaking long planned by Adolf Hitler. Since the 1920s National Socialist doctrine had largely been determined by an intense hatred and hostility towards not only the Jews but also towards Bolshevism.

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    This book examines the extraordinary evolution of Napoleon's character and the means by which at the age of thirty he became head of the most powerful country in Europe.

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    Documenting the rise and fall of Willy Brandt; Germany's first Social Democratic Chancellor.

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    The shocking murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme rocked Scandinavia and ignited conspiracy theories the world over. Jan Bondeson attempts to uncover the truth.

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    Leonardo Sciascia uncovers the dangerous world of Italian politics in the 1970s as he investigates the horrific murder of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.

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