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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...
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...
The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II

The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II

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Author: Antony Beevor Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account....
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
Slaughterhouse 5: The Children's Crusade A Duty-Dance With Death

Slaughterhouse 5: The Children's Crusade A Duty-Dance With Death

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Author: Kurt Vonnegut Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 192 Kurt Vonnegut's masterpiece, one of the very best anti-war novels ever written, a book both beloved and banned -...
Poland 1939: The Outbreak of World War II

Poland 1939: The Outbreak of World War II

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Author: Roger Moorhouse Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 432 An "exemplary" (Timothy Snyder, New York Times) history of the onset of World War II For Americans, World War II began...
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...
Night of the Bayonets: The Texel Uprising and Hitler's Revenge, April-May 1945

Night of the Bayonets: The Texel Uprising and Hitler's Revenge, April-May 1945

$29.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Lee Eric Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 232 In the final days of World War II in Europe, Georgians serving in the Wehrmacht on Texel island off the Dutch...
The Good Assassin: How a Mossad Agent and a Band of Survivors Hunted Down the Butcher of Latvia

The Good Assassin: How a Mossad Agent and a Band of Survivors Hunted Down the Butcher of Latvia

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Author: Stephan Talty Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 Inspiration for the hit new podcast "Hunting the Butcher" The untold story of an Israeli spy's epic journey to bring the...
Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World

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Author: Chris Wallace Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * "Riveting." --The New York Times * "Propulsive." --Time * "Reads like a tense thriller." --The Washington Post...
The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - A New York Times Bestseller

The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - A New York Times Bestseller

$36.99 AUD$15.00 AUD
Author: Judy Batalion Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 576 'Original and compelling, an untold story of rare and captivating power' Philippe Sands 'A fascinating history about a little-known group who...
Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

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Author: Giles Milton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 512 A ground-breaking account of the first 24 hours of the D-Day invasion told by a symphony of incredible accounts of unknown...
The Bohemians: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

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

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Author: Norman Ohler Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 "A detailed and meticulously researched tale... that reads like a thriller."--New York Times Book Review From the New York Times best-selling...
Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II

Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II

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Author: Ian Sayer Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 In April 1945, as Germany faced defeat, Hitler planned to round up the Third Reich's most valuable prisoners and send them...
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...
Borderland A Journey Through the History of Ukraine

Borderland A Journey Through the History of Ukraine

$26.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
Author: Anna Reid Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 Centre of the first great Slav civilisation in the tenth century, then divided between warring neighbours for a millennium,...
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 Choice: A true story of hope

The Choice: A true story of hope

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Author: Edith Eger Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 The incredible, bestselling memoir of survival, hope and empowerment THE AWARD-WINNING SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Even...
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...
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

$34.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
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...
An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

$43.99 AUD$17.50 AUD
Author: Peter Fritzsche Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 376 World War II reached into the homes and lives of ordinary people in an unprecedented way. Civilian men, women, and children...
The Complete MAUS

The Complete MAUS

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Author: Art Spiegelman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 296 2016 is the 30th anniversary of Maus - the million-selling, Pulitzer-winning, father-son memoir about the Holocaust 'A quiet triumph,...
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...
Prelude to War: The RAF, 1936-1939: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Prelude to War: The RAF, 1936-1939: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

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Author: Martin Derry Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Through the use of contemporary photographs and informative captions, "Prelude To War: The RAF 1936-1939" chronicles many of the RAF's aircraft...
Saving Stalin: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Cost of Allied Victory in Europe

Saving Stalin: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Cost of Allied Victory in Europe

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Author: John Kelly Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 In the summer of 1941, Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's trusted advisor, arrived in Moscow to assess whether the US should send...
Crucible of Hell: The Heroism and Tragedy of Okinawa, 1945

Crucible of Hell: The Heroism and Tragedy of Okinawa, 1945

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Author: Saul David Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 448 From the award-winning historian, Saul David, the riveting narrative of the heroic US troops, bonded by the brotherhood and sacrifice of...
The Normandy Air War 1944: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

The Normandy Air War 1944: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

$42.99 AUD$20.00 AUD
Author: Anthony Tucker-Jones Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 The support provided by the Allied air armies to the preparations for the invasion of France and the Normandy campaign is...
Culture Warlords: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy

Culture Warlords: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy

$32.99 AUD$6.00 AUD
Author: Talia Lavin Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 288 *** "One of the marvels of this furious book is how insolent and funny Lavin is; she refuses to soft-pedal the...
The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

$27.99 AUD$7.00 AUD
Author: Jean Edward Smith Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the "rousing" (Jay Winik, author of 1944) story of the...
War in the Pacific: Formidable Foe - 1942-1943

War in the Pacific: Formidable Foe - 1942-1943

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Author: Peter Harmsen Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 240 War in the Pacific is a trilogy of books comprising a general history of the war against Japan; unlike other histories...
The Infiltrators: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

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

$39.99 AUD$15.00 AUD
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...
Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

$22.99 AUD$19.54 AUD
Author: Viktor E Frankl Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 160 Now reissued by Rider, one of the seminal pieces of literature to emerge from the Second World War,...
Hitler: Volume II: Downfall 1939-45

Hitler: Volume II: Downfall 1939-45

$24.99 AUD$21.24 AUD
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...
The Price of Victory: The Red Army's Casualties in the Great Patriotic War

The Price of Victory: The Red Army's Casualties in the Great Patriotic War

$75.00 AUD$25.00 AUD
Author: Boris Kavalerchik Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 193 The Red Army's casualties during the Second World War and the casualties sustained by the German army they fought are a...
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...
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...
Burning Steel: A Tank Regiment at War, 1939-45

Burning Steel: A Tank Regiment at War, 1939-45

$59.99 AUD$30.00 AUD
Author: Peter Hart Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 This is the story of a tank regiment: the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in the Second World War. Raw and...
How the RAF beat the Luftwaffe

How the RAF beat the Luftwaffe

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Author: Ken Delve Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 "The Luftwaffe had to be used in a decisive way in the Battle of Britain as a means of conducting total...
Hitler's Revenge Weapons: The Final Blitz of London

Hitler's Revenge Weapons: The Final Blitz of London

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Author: Nigel Walpole Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 216 From September 1940 until May 1941, Britain - especially Greater London - suffered heavily under a barrage of day and night-time...
Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio

Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio

$50.99 AUD$10.00 AUD
Author: Flint Whitlock Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 512 The Allied landings at Anzio, on the Italian coast, six months before the Normandy invasion were intended as an "end run"...
Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 11 and the Final Solution in Poland

Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 11 and the Final Solution in Poland

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Author: Christopher R. Browning Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 In 1942 a unit of ordinary, middle-aged, German reserve policemen were ordered to liquidate a Jewish village. Most...
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...
Hitler's Air Defences

Hitler's Air Defences

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Author: Stephen Wynn Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 184 The first Allied bombing raid on Berlin during the course of the Second World War, took place on 7 June 1940,...
Pathfinder, 'Kriegie' and Gumboot Governor: The Adventurous Life of Sir James Rowland AC, KBE, DFC, AFC

Pathfinder, 'Kriegie' and Gumboot Governor

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Author: Sir James Rowland Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 520 A descendant of early pioneers of New South Wales, James Rowland combined a thirst for adventure with a strong sense...
War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

War and Peace: Fdr's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945

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Author: Nigel Hamilton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 592 To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war--proof that he...
Japan Triumphant: The Far East Campaign 1941-1942

Japan Triumphant: The Far East Campaign 1941-1942

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Author: Philip Jowett Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 184 The Japanese offensive in the Far East in 1941-2 was extraordinary in its ambition for their aim was to advance across...
Spies, Saboteurs and Secret Missions of World War II

Spies, Saboteurs and Secret Missions of World War II

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Author: Tony Matthews Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 406 What kind of courage does it take for an ordinary married couple to confront the Nazi regime of Hitler's vicious Third...
Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940-1945

Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940-1945

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Author: Ronald C. Rosbottom Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 The author of When Paris Went Dark returns to World War II to tell the remarkable story of the youngest...