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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

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Author: Gordon Thomas Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 "A terrifying and timely account of resistance in the face of the greatest of evils."--Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author...
Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942

Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942

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Author: Max Hastings Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 The Sunday Times bestseller 'One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war, as told in a new...
Our Woman in Moscow

Our Woman in Moscow

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Author: Beatriz Williams Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 Don't miss the gripping new book from the international bestseller - the story of two sisters caught up in...
The Global Age: Europe 1950-2017

The Global Age: Europe 1950-2017

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Author: Ian Kershaw Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 704 The final chapter in the Penguin History of Europe series from the acclaimed scholar and author of To Hell and Back...
The Second Most Powerful Man in the World: The Life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff

The Second Most Powerful Man in the World: The Life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff

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Author: Phillips Payson O'Brien Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 544 The life of Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted and powerful advisor, Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief...
A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

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Author: Caroline Moorehead Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 416 The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter returns with the "moving finale" (The Economist) of her Resistance Quartet--the powerful and...
Soldiers: Great Stories of War and Peace

Soldiers: Great Stories of War and Peace

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Author: Max Hastings Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 'A gripping new collection from Max Hastings that puts you at the heart of the battle ... Compelling' Daily...
The Sniper Encyclopedia An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

The Sniper Encyclopedia An A-Z Guide to World Sniping

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Author: John Walter Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272
The Bronze Horseman

The Bronze Horseman

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Author: Paullina Simons Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 656 A magnificent epic of love, war and Russia from the international bestselling author of TULLY and ROAD TO PARADISE...
Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

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Author: Norman Ohler Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage...
Undreamed Shores: The Hidden Heroines of British Anthropology

Undreamed Shores: The Hidden Heroines of British Anthropology

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Author: Dr Frances Larson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 In the first decades of the 20th century, five women arrived at Oxford to take the newly created Masters diploma...
New York Times The Times Of The Seventies: The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

New York Times The Times Of The Seventies: The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

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Author: Clyde Haberman Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 There is no better record of events then The New York Times, and now, The Times of the Seventies captures the...
Between Five Eyes: 50 Years of Intelligence Sharing

Between Five Eyes: 50 Years of Intelligence Sharing

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Author: Anthony R. Wells Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 UK-US intelligence and the wider Five Eyes community of Canada, Australia and New Zealand is primarily about one...
A Pair of Silver Wings

A Pair of Silver Wings

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Author: James Holland Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 ______________ It can take a lifetime to heal the wounds of war 'Brings history to life' Guardian ______________ Edward...
Young Prince Philip, His Turbulent Early Life

Young Prince Philip, His Turbulent Early Life

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Author, Philip Eade Format, Paperback / softback Number of Pages, 384 'The narrative is as suspenseful as any thriller. Truly, an excellent read' Lynn Barber, Sunday Times Married for almost...
Across the Airless Wilds: The Lunar Rover and the Triumph of the Final Moon Landings

Across the Airless Wilds: The Lunar Rover and the Triumph of the Final Moon Landings

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Author: Earl Swift Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 "THRILLING. ... Up-end[s] the Apollo narrative entirely." -The Times (London) A "brilliantly observed" (Newsweek) and "endlessly fascinating" (WSJ) rediscovery of the...
The Gulag Archipelago: (Abridged edition)

The Gulag Archipelago: (Abridged edition)

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Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 'It helped to bring down an empire. Its importance can hardly be exaggerated' Doris Lessing, Sunday Telegraph ' The...
Mussolini's War: Fascist Italy from Triumph to Collapse, 1935-1943

Mussolini's War: Fascist Italy from Triumph to Collapse, 1935-1943

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Author: John Gooch Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 576 A gripping, vivid account of Italy's disastrous experience of the Second World War While staying closely aligned with Hitler,...
The Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Art and Hitler's first Mass-Murder Programme

The Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Art and Hitler's first Mass-Murder Programme

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Author: Charlie English Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 'A riveting tale, brilliantly told' Philippe Sands The little-known story of Hitler's war on modern art and the mentally...
Photo Nomad

Photo Nomad

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Author: David Douglas Duncan Format: Hardback Number of Pages: The legendary photographs of David Douglas Duncan explore the broad range of human nature, from the most quiet notes of life...
All Against All: The long Winter of 1933 and the Origins of the Second World War

All Against All: The long Winter of 1933 and the Origins of the Second World War

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Author: Paul Jankowski Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 During a single winter, between November 1932 and April 1933, so much went wrong: Hitler came to power; Japan invaded Jehol...
Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II

Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II

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Author: Serhii Plokhy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 From the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize, the incredible true story of one of the most audacious and...
Secret and Special

Secret and Special

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Author: Will Davies Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 The untold story of Z Special Unit and Operations, the precursor to the elite SAS, and the extraordinary feats...
Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War

Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War

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Author: Duncan White (Harvard University) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 800 In this brilliant account of the literary war within the Cold War, novelists and poets become embroiled in a...
Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters

Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters

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Author: Martin Gayford Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 Sunday Times Art Book of the Year 2018 'If you are interested in modern British art, the book is unputdownable. If...
Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957

Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957

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Author: Derek Leebaert (Georgetown University Washington DC) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 624 A new understanding of the post World War II era, showing what occurred when the British Empire...
The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II

The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II

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Author: Mary Jo McConahay Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 The Tango War fills an important gap in WWII history. Beginning in the thirties, both sides were well aware of...
Life and Fate

Life and Fate

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Author: Vasily Grossman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 912 This sweeping account of the siege of Stalingrad aims to give as panoramic a view of Soviet society during...
Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin

Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin

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Author: Timothy Snyder Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 A magisterial history of the lands that lie between Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Germany - where 14 million civilians...
The Gate to China: A New History of the People's Republic & Hong Kong

The Gate to China: A New History of the People's Republic & Hong Kong

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Author: Michael Sheridan Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 'Impressive ... Fascinating' Sunday Times 'An authoritative history' Financial Times 'Gripping and richly researched' Rana Mitter A superb new...
Agent Sonya: From the bestselling author of The Spy and The Traitor

Agent Sonya: From the bestselling author of The Spy and The Traitor

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Author: Ben MacIntyre Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 The incredible story behind the greatest female spy in history from one of Britain's best historians, now in paperback...
Hitler: Volume II: Downfall 1939-45

Hitler: Volume II: Downfall 1939-45

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Author: Volker Ullrich Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 848 The long-awaited second volume of Volker Ullrich's acclaimed biography of the F hrer, taking us through the war years...
All Against All: The Long Winter of 1933 and the Origins of the Second World War

All Against All: The Long Winter of 1933 and the Origins of the Second World War

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Author: Paul Jankowski Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 A narrative history, cinematic in scope, of a process that was taking shape in the winter of 1933 as domestic passions...
The Infiltrators: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

The Infiltrators: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

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Author: Norman Ohler (author) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 'An astonishing story... brilliantly told' - Antony Beevor Summertime, 1935. On a lake near Berlin, a young man is out...
Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers who Turned the Tide in the Second World War

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers who Turned the Tide in the Second World War

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Author: Paul Kennedy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 How, when it came down to it, did the Allies win the Second World War? How did they win...
Catch-22

Catch-22

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Author: Joseph Heller Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. SOON TO BE A MAJOR...
Stalingrad

Stalingrad

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Author: Antony Beevor Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 The international mega-bestseller that redefined military history, reissued for the 75th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles in...
Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

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Author: Tim Bouverie Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 This thrilling Sunday Times bestseller is the first major account of the disastrous years of British indecision and infighting...
The Radio Operator: A Novel

The Radio Operator: A Novel

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Author: Ulla Lenze Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 Based on a true story, a gripping historical novel about a German immigrant who becomes embroiled in a Nazi...
A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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Author: Julian Jackson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 944 'Masterly ... awesome reading ... an outstanding biography' Max Hastings, Sunday Times In six weeks in 1940, France was...
House of Glass: The story and secrets of a twentieth-century Jewish family

House of Glass: The story and secrets of a twentieth-century Jewish family

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Author: Hadley Freeman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 The Sunday Times bestseller 'An utterly engrossing book' Nigella Lawson 'Remarkable and gripping' Edmund de Waal 'A near-perfect study...
My Remarkable Journey

My Remarkable Journey

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Author: Katherine Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 The remarkable woman at heart of the smash New York Times bestseller and Oscar-winning film Hidden Figures tells the...
Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

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Author: Justin Marozzi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 An epic history of Islam and the Middle East through the cities which best epitomized it Islamic civilization was...
Night of the Assassins: The Untold Story of Hitler's Plot to Kill FDR, Churchill, and Stalin

Night of the Assassins: The Untold Story of Hitler's Plot to Kill FDR, Churchill, and Stalin

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Author: Howard Blum Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 "A truly thrilling expose of the previously unknown Nazi assassination plot that could have changed history." - Edward Jay...
The Hitler Conspiracies: The Third Reich and the Paranoid Imagination

The Hitler Conspiracies: The Third Reich and the Paranoid Imagination

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Author: Richard J. Evans Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 Renowned historian Richard Evans puts 'fake news' in historical perspective in this challenging and illuminating study The idea...
Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

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Author: Anne Applebaum Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 Red Famine, a triumph of scholarship and human sympathy, is a milestone in the recovery of those memories and...
World War II: The Essential History, Volume 2: From the Invasion of Sicily to VJ Day 1943-45

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

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Author: Richard Overy Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 160 Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (May 2020) and Victory in Japan Day (August 2020), this...
The Cold War: A World History

The Cold War: A World History

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Author: Odd Arne Westad Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 720 A major history of the conflict that shaped every aspect of our world As Germany and then Japan...