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Antony Beevor's "Stalingrad" is a harrowing look at one of history's darkest moments. In October 1942, a panzer officer wrote 'Stalingrad is no longer a town...Animals flee this hell; the hardest ston..

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Stuka Attack: The Dive-Bombing Assault on England during the Battle of Britain

Myth and reality and truth and legend are all examined and analysed in this highly illustrated new book, which adds to our knowledge of one of the most significant periods in the whole of British hist..

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish:  Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER 'As fast paced as a thriller' Fred Burton, Stratfor Talks' Pen and Sword Podcast 'Jacobsen here presents a tour de force exploring the CIA's paramilitary..

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Tanks is an impressive visual account of the history of the tank, from the early attempts at developing an all-terrain armoured vehicle to the lethal killing machines of the twenty-first century. ..

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The Lost Boys

In the First World War of 1914-1918, thousands of boys across Australia and New Zealand lied about their age, forged a parent's signature and left to fight on the other side of the world. Though some ..

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They Will Have to Die Now: Mosul and the Fall of the Caliphate

The battle is for a city. The war is for history. In autumn 2016, Iraqi forces began operations to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State. Millennia-old, Mosul was a birthplace of Western c..

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Third Reich is Listening: Inside German codebreaking 1939-45, The

The success of the Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park was one of the iconic intelligence achievements of World War II, immortalised in films such as The Imitation Game and Enigma. But cracking Enig..

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Tiger Battalion 507: Eyewitness Accounts from Hitler's Regiment

'May the army of millions of dead of all nations bear witness to humanity for the hope that future generations may learn to discard war as the best way to resolve their differences.' - Helmut Schneide..

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Times D-Day: The story of the allied landings, The

Follow the D-Day landings through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and dramatic photographs. This is a unique insight into the D-Day landings 75 years on. The Allied la..

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Times First World War: The Great War from 1914 to 1918, The

Follow the conflict of the World War 1 from 1914-1918 with expert commentary, photographs and a unique collection of historical maps. Published in association and including material from the archives ..

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To Defeat the Few:  Luftwaffe's campaign to destroy RAF Fighter Command,  August-September 1940

Over the past 80 years, histories of the Battle of Britain have consistently portrayed the feats of 'The Few' (as they were immortalized in Churchill's famous speech) as being responsible for the RAF'..

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Tornado Boys: Thrilling Tales from the Men and Women Who Have Operated This Indomitable Modern-Day Bomber

With the introduction of female pilots to the RAF in 1994, the Tornado was among the first aircraft to be flown by both men and women. This is acknowledged in the book with a chapter written by one fe..

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Trinity: The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

'Trinity' was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. This exceptional book - Trinity - tells the story of the bomb's metaphorical father, Rudolf Peierls;..

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Tunnels of Cu Chi. The: A Remarkable Story of War

The story of an extraordinary campaign in the Vietnam War - fought in a 200-mile labyrinth of underground tunnels and chambers. The campaign in the tunnels of Cu Chi was fought with cunning and savag..

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Turning Point: The Battle for Milne Bay 1942 - Japan's first land defeat in World War II

September 1942 marked the high-point of Axis conquest in World War II. In the Pacific, Japan's soldiers had seemed unstoppable. However, the tide was about to turn. On Sunday, 6 September 1..

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US Landing Craft of WII Vol.1


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US Navy Battleships 1886-98: The pre-dreadnoughts and monitors that fought the Spanish-American War

After the American Civil War, the US Navy had been allowed to decay into complete insignificance, yet the commissioning of the modern Brazilian battleship Riachuelo and poor performance against the co..

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US Soldier vs German Soldier: Salerno, Anzio, and Omaha Beach, 1943-44

During World War II, the US Army and its allies faced a formidable challenge: the need to assault Hitler's 'Fortress Europe' from the sea. As a result, during 1941-45, the US Army had to add amphibiou..

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Vietnam: An Epic History of a Tragic War

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `His masterpiece' Antony Beevor, Spectator `A masterful performance' Sunday Times `By far the best book on the Vietnam War' Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book o..

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Voices from Stalingrad: First-hand Accounts from World War II's Cruellest Battle

'Imagine what is was like, after being subjected to the relentless roaring of dozens of aeroplane engines, and constant explosions, to be suddenly surrounded by a deathly silence! We were cut off from..

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Walker Bulldog vs T-54: Laos and Vietnam 1971-75

During the Vietnam War, both the United States and the Soviet Union supplied all manner of weapon systems to the opposing sides, including tanks and armoured vehicles. Two tanks in particular took mom..

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

The ocean is humanity's largest battlefield. Resting in its depths lie the lost ships of war, spanning the totality of human history. Many wrecks are nameless, others from more recent times are rememb..

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War at Sea: From The Times History of the First World War

The First World War at Sea as described by The Times is republished in this highly illustrated volume. Photographs, maps and accounts are shown along with a comprehensive history of the sea battles. ..

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War: How Conflict Shaped Us

The time since the Second World War has been seen by some as the longest uninterrupted period of harmony in human history: the 'long peace', as Stephen Pinker called it. But despite this, there has be..

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War: The Definitive Visual History

Follow the epic 5,000-year story of warfare - from the earliest battles to the War on Terror with War - with this guided tour of every major conflict. Combining a clear and compelling historical ..

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Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies & Three Battles

'Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.' On the 18th June, 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous thr..

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We March Against England: Operation Sea Lion, 1940-41

In May 1940 Nazi Germany was master of continental Europe, the only European power still standing was Great Britain - and the all-conquering German armed forces stood poised to cross the Channel. Foll..

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White Rabbit

The bestselling story of one of the most important and influential SOE agents in the last war A truly harrowing tale the true extent of what the Gestapo and the SS were capable of 'Unforgettable' - H...

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Woman of No Importance, A

***A New York Times bestseller*** 'Riveting' Mick Herron, New York Times * 'A rousing tale' The Times, Book of the Week * 'Cracking' Telegraph * 'Gripping' Irish Times * 'Brilliant' Eve..

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Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

'Riveting ... one of the most breath-taking stories yet told of female courage behind enemy lines' Sarah Helm, author of A Life in Secrets 'A gripping, relevant and timely read about a rema..

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World Aflame: The Long War, 1914-1945, The

A visually stunning history of global conflict from 1914 to 1945, from Dan Jones and Marina Amaral - the team who created The Colour of Time. 'Purists argue that colourising black and white ph..

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World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide

Learn everything you need to know about the first war to shake the world and change the course of history. World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide takes you from the assassination of Archduke F..

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World War II from Above: A History in Maps and Satellite Photographs

World War II from Above offers a never-before-seen combination of annotated satellite images and expertly drawn battle maps. It aims to satisfy both the military history buff and those seeking a visua..

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World War II German Super-Heavy Siege Guns

As the outbreak of World War II approached, Nazi Germany ordered artillery manufacturers Krupp and Rheimetall-Borsig to build several super-heavy siege guns, vital to smash through French and Belgian ..

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World War II: The Essential History, Volume 1: From the Munich Crisis to the Battle of Kursk 1938-43

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (May 2020) and Victory in Japan Day (August 2020), this is an outstanding concise history of the Second World War written by one ..

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World War II: The Essential History, Volume 2: From the Invasion of Sicily to VJ Day 1943-45

Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (May 2020) and Victory in Japan Day (August 2020), this is an outstanding concise history of the Second World War written by one ..

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