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101 Hours in a Zeppelin: Ernst August Lehmann and the Dream of Transatlantic Flight, 1917

An unpublished firsthand account of life aboard a German airship during the First World War. Based on the original letters of physics professor Robert Wichard Pohl, who spent several years flying on ..

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2SAS: Bill Stirling and the forgotten special forces unit of World War II

Drawing on recently declassified files and interviews with veterans, this is a fascinating history of Bill Stirling and 2SAS - pioneering founders of modern special forces. David Stirling is th..

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A Nasty Little War: The West's Fight to Reverse the Russian Revolution

In the closing months of WW1, with the world exhausted and depleted by a long a brutal war, fifteen nations cobbled together an army of nearly 200,000 men and embarked on one of the most extraordinary..

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Agent Zo: The Untold Story of Fearless WW2 Resistance Fighter Elzbieta Zawacka

This is the incredible story of Elzbieta Zawacka, the WW2 female resistance fighter known as Agent Zo, told here for the very first time. Agent Zo was the only woman to reach London from Warsaw during..

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Agincourt: Battle of the Scarred King

Agincourt is one of the most famous battles in English history, a defining part of the national myth. This groundbreaking study by Mike Livingston, author of Never Greater Slaughter, presents a new in..

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Apache at War: Inside the cockpit of the world's deadliest combat helicopter

'Ugly' is the military callsign for the Apache attack helicopter. Getting Ugly is a memoir of the author's service flying close-support helicopters with the AAC, from patrolling 'Bandit Country' in Co..

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Awaiting the Sun: WWII Veterans Remember the Aleutians

A new history of one of WWIIs forgotten campaigns that will be be accessible and enjoyable to a broad spectrum of readers. The Aleutians were the only North American territory to be invaded and occup..

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Black Ops: The Life of a CIA Shadow Warrior

Enrique Prado found himself in his first firefight at age seven. The son of a middle-class Cuban family caught in the midst of the Castro Revolution, his family fled their war-torn home for the hope o..

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Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops The Nazis styled themselves as warriors against moral degener..

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Chernobyl Roulette: A War Story

The acclaimed winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize returns to Chernobyl to tell the gripping story of thirty-five days of war On 24 February 2022, the first day of Russia's full-scale invasion of..

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Churchill's D-Day: The Inside Story

'Do you realise that by the time you wake up in the morning twenty thousand men may have been killed?'- Winston Churchill to Clementine Churchill, 5 June 1944 2024 marks both the 80th anniv..

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Churchill, Master and Commander: Winston Churchill at War 1895-1945

'Masterful research, impeccable detail, with a beautifully flowing narrative of which Churchill himself would have been proud.' - Professor Peter Caddick-Adams From his earliest days Winston Chur..

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Cinderella Boys: The Forgotten RAF Force that Won the Battle of the Atlantic

The remarkable story of the unsung RAF wing who rescued Britain from Hitler's U-boats and made Allied victory possible. In early 1943 Britain was engaged in an epic struggle for survival. A..

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Command: How the Allies Learned to Win the Second World War

'My bookshelves were groaning with WW2 books, Hitler's baleful eyes staring out at me from covers and spines for any new visitor (or passing burglar) to wonder if I might be a fan or at least mildly o..

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D-Day: The Greatest Military Operation in History

On June 6th 1944 the largest military campaign in history began in northern France with more than 150,000 Allied troops advancing on German-occupied Western Europe. D-Day: The Story of the Greatest Mi..

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Death on Bloody Ridge: Chunuk Bair: the battle that decided the fate of the Gallipoli Campaign

The August Offensive or 'Anzac Breakout' at Gallipoli was an attempt to break the stalemate of the campaign. It saw some of the bloodiest fighting since the landing as Commonwealth and Turkish troops ..

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Deceptions of World War II: From camouflage techniques to deception tactics

Discover the inner workings of many incredible, ingenious and decisive acts of military cunning in this fascinating insight into the tactics of World War II presents notable successes, as well as the ..

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Devil Dogs: First In, Last Out - King Company from Guadalcanal to the Shores of Japan

A Times History Book of the Year 2022 From Sunday Times bestselling historian Saul David, the dramatic tale of the first American troops to take the fight to the enemy in the Second World War, an..

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Dunkirchen 1940: The German View of Dunkirk

'Kershaw's book is a welcome rebalancing; a thoughtful, well-researched and well-written contribution to a narrative that has long been too one-sided and too mired in national mythology.' The Times ..

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Endgame 1944: How Stalin Won The War

A gripping and authoritative account of the year that sealed the fate of the Nazis, from the bestselling historian June 1944- In Operation Bagration, more than two million Red Army soldiers, fac..

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Fearless

More than 1000 New Zealanders served in the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force. Several, including Sir Keith Park, later became senior air commanders of the Second Wor..

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Goose Green: The Decisive Battle of the Falklands War  - by the British troops who fought it

Published to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Falklands war 'There was a time when we did extraordinary things.' On 28 May 1982, 450 men of the 2nd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment - 2..

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Hercules

The legendary story of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft, told through the eyes of former Hercules captain and RAF 47 Squadron member Scott Bateman In war, natural disaster, or humanitarian em..

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Hitler's American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and the German March to Global War

A riveting account of Pearl Harbor and the five history-making days that followed This gripping book dramatizes the extraordinarily compressed and terrifying period between the surprise Japanese ..

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Invasion: Russia's Bloody War and Ukraine's Fight for Survival

For months, the omens had pointed in one scarcely believable direction: Russiawas about to invade Ukraine. And yet, the world was stunned by theepochal scale of the assault that began in February 2022..

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Lancaster:  Forging of a Very British Legend

'The epic story of an iconic aircraft and the breathtaking courage of those who flew her' Andy McNab, bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero 'Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary h..

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Leyte Gulf: A New History of the World's Largest Sea Battle

A fascinating re-examination of the battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval encounter in history and probably the most decisive naval battle of the entire Pacific War, and one that saw the Imperial Ja..

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Live. Fight. Survive.: An ex-British soldier's account of courage, resistance and defiance fighting for Ukraine against Russia

The extraordinary recount of one man's experience in the Ukrainian war and his miraculous escape from Russian imprisonment . . . Shaun Pinner was a retired and decorated British soldier, living a..

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Live. Fight. Survive.: An ex-British soldier's account of courage, resistance and defiance fighting for Ukraine against Russia

The extraordinary recount of one man's experience in the Ukrainian war and his miraculous escape from Russian imprisonment . . . Shaun Pinner was a retired and decorated British soldier, living a..

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Masters of the Air: How The Bomber Boys Broke Down the Nazi War Machine

Soon to be a major television event from Apple TV and Steven Spielberg, and companion to Band of Brothers and The Pacific. 'Seconds after Brady's plane was hit, the Hundredth's entire formation ..

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Men at War: Australia, Syria, Java 1940-1942

Men at War takes an intimate look at the Australian 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion, which was formed in Victoria in 1940 as Australia entered the Second World War. In 1941 and 1942 the battalion foug..

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Military Intelligence Blunders

'A cracking good read... I will recommend this book to anyone' - Professor Richard Holmes, CBE 'The Falklands, Yom Kippur, Tet and Pearl Harbor? Avoidable intelligence blunders or much worse? Alt..

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Mosquito: The RAF's Legendary Wooden Wonder and its Most Extraordinary Mission

The incredible story of one of WW2's most iconic aircraft told through one impossible mission by the master of the aviation thriller Built of lightweight wood, powered by two growling Rolls Royce..

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Nine Lives: The Compelling Memoir of a Cold War Harrier Pilot

Chris Burwell charts one man's career in aviation from joining the RAF in 1969 aged 18, to having responsibility for training pilots for the world's major airlines nearly 50 years later. After traini..

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November 1942: An Intimate History of the Turning Point of the Second World War

November 1942 is an intimate history of the pivotal phase of World War Two. An intimate history of the most important month of the Second World War - perhaps the century - as experienced by those..

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Operation Biting

Operation Biting was one of the most thrilling British commando raids of World War II, and probably the most successful. In February 1942 RAF intelligence was baffled by a newly-identified radar ne..

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Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy 1944

A compelling and masterly account of the D-Day landings from the No. 1 bestselling historian Max Hastings, author of Vietnam and Operation Pedestal. 'Max Hastings stands in the first rank of writ..

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Putin's Wars: From Chechnya to Ukraine

The Financial Times - Best books of 2022: Politics 'The prolific military chronicler and analyst Mark Galeotti has produced exactly the right book at the right time.' The Times A new hi..

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Red Devils: The Trailblazers of the Paras in World War Two

A gripping, widely-praised, authorised history of the Parachute Regiment in World War Two In this gripping, authorised account, bestselling historian Mark Urban tells the story of the wartime cre..

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SAS Forged in Hell: From Desert Rats to Dogs of War: The Mavericks who Made the SAS

In the summer of 1943, the largest invasion fleet ever assembled sailed for fortress Europe, aiming to bulldoze its way onto Nazi shores. At its vanguard went a few hundred elite forces soldiers, the ..

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SAS Forged in Hell: From Desert Rats to Dogs of War: The Mavericks who Made the SAS

In the summer of 1943, the largest invasion fleet ever assembled sailed for fortress Europe, aiming to bulldoze its way onto Nazi shores. At its vanguard went a few hundred elite forces soldiers, the ..

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SAS Great Escapes Three: Gripping True Escape Stories Executed by World War Two Heroes

'Damien Lewis is both a meticulous historian and a born storyteller' Lee Child Five of the most daring escapes carried out by the famous fighting force during World World Two. Fr..

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SAS: Rogue Heroes

The first ever authorised history of the SAS, now a major BBC series starring Connor Swindells, Jack O'Connell and Dominic West In the summer of 1941, at the height of the war in the Western Dese..

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Secret Heroes of World War II: Spies, scientists and other heroes

World War II had many influential figures, whose incredible acts of bravery, skill and intelligence helped to turn the tide of the war. But few of them receive the recognition their actions deserve. I..

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Short History of World War II

This is the definitive narrative history of the people, politics, and events of the Second World War - the epic conflict that shaped the modern world From the build-up to the fighting, through to..

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Sisters in Captivity: Sister Betty Jeffrey OAM and the courageous story of Australian Army nurses in Sumatra, 1942-1945

The incredible account of Sister Betty Jeffrey OAM and the Australian war nurses who survived the bombing of evacuation ship SS Vyner Brooke in February 1942, and subsequently spent three years in Jap..

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Softly Softly: Capturing Hitler's Spies

They were doomed from the very beginning. During the Second World War, it didn't take long for the British Secret Services to discover that Nazi Germany's cohorts of espionage agents - influen..

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South China Sea 1945: Task Force 38's Bold Carrier Rampage in Formosa, Luzon, and Indochina

A history of the US Navy's remarkable 1945 South China Sea raid against the Japanese, the first time in history that a carrier fleet dared to rampage through coastal waters. As 1945 opened, Japan..

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Soviet Pistols: Tokarev, Makarov, Stechkin and others

This is the absorbing story of the development, combat use and legacy of the influential sidearms used by the armed forces of the Soviet Union. Featuring archive and present-day photography and s..

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The Battle of Long Tan

From the bestselling author of Kokoda and Gallipoli comes the epic story of Australia's deadliest Vietnam War battle. 4.31 pm: Enemy [on] left flank. Could be serious. 5.01 pm: Enemy ...

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The Cactus Air Force: Air War over Guadalcanal

Using diary entries, interviews and first-hand accounts, this vivid narrative brings to life the struggle in the air over the island of Guadalcanal between August 20 and November 15, 1942. The ba..

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