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    An utterly unique portrait of one man and his Blenheim plane, a must read.

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    Colonel Richard Heslop, codenamed Xavier, was one of Britain’s greatest special operations agents in France, organising resistance groups to sabotage German operations from late 1942 right th...

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    Drawing on a wealth of unpublished accounts, diaries and oral histories, this brilliant book describes the summit at Bretton Woods in stunning colour and clarity. This is an extraordinarily accomplished work of history from a talented new writer.

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    The highly entertaining prequel to the author's bestselling Rifleman, King’s Cross Kid creates a charming close-up story of 1930s London through the eyes of a working-class boy delighting in every new experience.

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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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    In this witty, candid and utterly fascinating memoir, Baroness Trumpington looks back on her long and remarkable life.

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    Never in the history of warfare has the clash between such great and apparently equal forces been decided so swiftly and conclusively as the German conquest of France and the Low Countries in May a...

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    Second World War fighter pilot Eric Carter is one of only four surviving members of a secret mission, code-named 'Force Benedict'. Sanctioned by Winston Churchill in 1941, Force Benedict was dispatched to defend Murmansk, the USSR's only port not under Nazi occupation.

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    To MI5 he was known as Garbo. To the Abwehr, he was Alaric - and 27 other names. He was the greatest double agent in history.

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    Tom knew nothing of his mother's love as he grew up in the Foundling Hospital - which, during years of the Second World War, was more like a prison than a children's home. This is also a moving account of survival from one of the very last foundlings.

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    Jambusters tells the story of the minute and idiosyncratic details of everyday life during the Second World War as a third of a million country women set out to make their lives and the lives of those around them more bearable in what they described as 'a period of insanity'

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    The untold story of how Hollywood changed World War II, and how World War II changed Hollywood.

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    A secret Battle of Britain fought by imprisoned double-agent Arthur Owens

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    Cover_the_red_line

    A powerful and deeply moving account of Bomber Command's 1944 Nuremberg Raid, the few surviving veterans, British and German, tell the story of that terrible night.

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    Renata is only five years old when she is left utterly alone after her mother and grandmother fall victim to the tragedy of the Holocaust. This is a truly moving memoir of a child growing up in extraordinary times, who is kept alive by twists of fate and the magical discovery of books.

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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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    Kennedy uncovers the true heroes of the war in this unique look at how World War II was won.

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    Ideal accounts for the enthusiastic historian.

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    Captivating classics to keep you occupied this Christmas

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    Clive Aslet's War Memorial: The Story of One Village's Sacrifice from 1914 to 2003, is a powerful story of those who died in war.

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    John Buckley offers a radical reappraisal of Great Britain's fighting forces during World War Two, challenging the common belief that the British Army was no match for the forces of Hitler's Germany.

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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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    Werner Otto Muller-Hill served as a military judge in the Werhmacht during World War II. From March 1944 to the summer of 1945, he kept a diary, recording his impressions of what transpired around him as Germany hurtled into destruction.

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    Hitler's Furies is indelible proof that we have not known what we need to know about the role of women on the Nazi killing fields of the eastern front -- or about how it could have been hidden for seventy years.

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    Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess set off for Britain on a peace mission in May 1941. Award-winning historian Peter Padfield presents striking new evidence that demands the wholesale reappraisal of the episode.

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    If construction follows destruction, Year Zero describes that extraordinary moment in between, when people faced the wreckage, full of despair, as well as great hope. An old world had been destroyed; a new one was yet to be built.

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    The ultimate history of the Blitz and bombing in the Second World War, from Wolfson Prize-winning historian and author Richard Overy

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    In the aftermath of the Second World War, the first British War Crimes Investigation Team is assembled to hunt down the senior Nazi officials responsible for the greatest atrocities the world has ever seen. Lieutenant Hanns Alexander is one of the lead investigators, Rudolf Höss his most elusive target.

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    The compelling untold story of a group of stranded U.S. Army nurses and medics fighting to escape Nazi-occupied Europe.

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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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    Roger Bushell was 'Big X', mastermind of the mass breakout from Stalag Luft III in March 1944, immortalised in the Hollywood film The Great Escape. Very little was known about Bushell until 2011, when his family donated his private papers - a treasure trove of letters, photographs and diaries - to the Imperial War Museum.

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    In 2011 the National Army Museum conducted a poll to decide who merited the title of 'Britain's Greatest General'. In the end two men shared the honour. One, predictably, was the Duke of Wellington. The other was Bill Slim.

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    Commando is the first authoritative book on these formidable fighting forces of WWII for a general readership - out now in paperback.

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    Five days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. Suddenly a German Messerschmitt fighter pulled up on the bomber's tail - the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber with the squeeze of a trigger.

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    The Battle for Moscow, which took place from September 1941 to April 1942, was the biggest battle of World War II – indeed, the biggest battle of all time. Seven million troops were involved. The combined losses of both sides amounted to 2.5 million men – 2 million on the Russian side.

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    In late 1944 when Allied aircraft began bombing the coastal towns of Sandakan and Jesselton, the Japanese resolved to abandon the prison camp and move the prisoners 250 miles inland to Ranau. The journey there became known as the Sandakan Death marches. Of the thousand plus prisoners who set out on the epic marches, only six survived.

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    Japan 1945. In one of the defining moments of the twentieth century, more than 100,000 people were killed instantly by two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by US Air Force B29s. Hundreds of thousands more succumbed to their horrific injuries, or slowly perished of radiation-related sickness.

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    The second book from bestseling author Sinclair Mckay on the history of Bletchley Park.

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    Into the Jaws of Death is a gripping story of high daring that demonstrates how the decisive courage of a small group of men changed the course of the war.

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    Published to coincide with the 2013 Ashes Test series between England and Australia, this is the extraordinary story of how the 1948 Invincibles turned the cricket pitch into a battlefield.

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    In Halik Kochanski's extraordinary book, the untold story of Poland and the Poles in the Second World War is finally heard.

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    J.C. Masterman was chairman of the Double-Cross Committee at the height of World War Two. This is his account of the double agents, deception and counter-espionage which were key to the victory of D-Day.

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    Now in his eighties, Sam Pivnik tells for the first time the story of his life, a true tale of survival against the most extraordinary odds. Sam Pivnik's life story is a classic testimony of Holocaust survival.

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    Survivor on the River Kwai is the heartbreaking story of Reg Twigg, one of the last survivors of the Burma Railway.

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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 June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessive colleague in a hotel in South Kensington. Her name was Christine Granville. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising, but that she had survive...

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    Between May 1940 and the summer of 1941 the British people expected a German invasion that, had it succeeded, would have enslaved them into the Nazis’ racist war. This period saw an unparalle...

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    The liberation of Paris was a momentous point in twentieth-century history, yet it is now largely forgotten outside France. Eleven Days in August is a pulsating hour-by-hour reconstruction of these tumultuous events that shaped the final phase of the war and the future of France, told with the pace of a thriller.

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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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    An extraordinary French Resistance wartime memoir, combining the best kind of adventure story with a coming of age testimony of unforgettable resonance and poignancy.

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    The true story of the man who inspired John Le Carré’s most famous character, and an amazing life story of an author and spy.

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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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    This revelatory account of how the Vatican saved thousands of Jews during the Second World War shows why history must re-assess ‘Hitler’s Pope’.

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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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    Jack Kuper was only nine years old when he came home to find everyone in his family gone, after the Nazis visited his village in rural Poland. This is his story.

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    A multi-award-winning account of Jewish life and death in the Nazi ghetto of Terezin, using first-hand sources and works of art by those who were imprisoned there.

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    A story of discovery, secrecy, impossible choices and unimaginable destruction, Inside the Centre goes deeper than any previous work in revealing the motivations and complexities of this most brilliant and divisive of men.

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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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    The Cockleshell Heroes and the Most Courageous Raid of World War 2.

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    Neil Gregor introduces the reader to the crude but clear system of thought of the most notorious anti-Semite in history. He shows that Hitler's texts convey an implicitly genocidal message - if the...

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    Available now in paperback, this is the thrilling story of the brains behind those who helped Britain win WW2. A sister story to Bletchley Park and Enigma.SPIES IN THE SKY is the thrilling, l...

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    In this biography Ashley Jackson describes the contours of Winston Churchill's remarkable life and political career.

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    Nathan Shapow literally fought for his life in the Nazi Camps of World War II. Here he tells his extraordinary and powerful true story, which reads more like a thriller.

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    By emphasising the role of nuclear issues, After Hiroshima, provides an original history of American policy in Asia between the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan and the escalation of the Vietnam War.

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    Hitler's rise to power in Germany owed much to the creation of his own celebrity. This book is the shocking account of Hitler's fantasy of power and stardom.

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    Hell Above Earth tells the unforgettable story of two World War Two American bomber pilots who forged an unexpected but enduring bond in the flak-filled skies over Nazi Germany.

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    The definitive history of the SS by an acclaimed expert — out now in paperback. The SS was one of the most important institutions of Third Reich Germany, yet it is also among the least well u...

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    A personal story of the Second World War brought to life against the backdrop of the Black Watch - Scotland's best-known regiment. As a 19-year old Black Watch conscript Tom Renouf's war began with some of the most vicious fighting of the conflict - against Himmler's fanatical 'Hitler Youth' SS Division. It ended with the capture of Himmler himself and Tom taking a trophy he still treasures - the Gestapo commander's watch.

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    The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer’s most ambitious work in four decades as an international bestselling author. The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1919, in the backstreets of Br...

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    The Besieged is a beautifully observed account of one of the defining moments of twentieth-century history: the Siege of Leningrad.

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    The astonishing story of how the British codebreakers of Bletchley Park cracked the Nazi Enigma cyphers, cutting an estimated two years off the Second World War, never ceases to amaze.

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    This is the story of Garbo, one of the most influential spies of World War Two.

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

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    Skillfully blending intellectual, political, and cultural history, Jan-Werner Muller elucidates the ideas that shaped the period of ideological extremes before 1945 and the liberalization of West European politics after the Second World War.

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    Based on recently declassified files and meticulous research, Snow reveals for the first time the truth about an extraordinary man.

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    The British codebreakers at Bletchley Park are now believed to have shortened the duration of the Second World War by up to two years. This extraordinary book looks at the work of Bletchley Park

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    'Dilly' is the little known story of the man who did more than anyone else to break the German Enigma code, an event key to the allies' ultimate victory in the Second World War.

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    The Emperor's Codes uses recently released British archive records to fill in the details of British and Australian involvement in the Far East.

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    Special 4 DVD Box Set Running time: approx 181 mins

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    Dilly is the little known story of the man who did more than anyone else to break the German Enigma code, an event key to the allies' ultimate victory in the Second World War.

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    Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before.

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