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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...
Derrick VC in his own words: The wartime writings of Australia's most famous fighting soldier of World War II

Derrick VC in his own words: The wartime writings of Australia's most famous fighting soldier of World War II

$39.99 AUD$15.00 AUD
Author: Mark Johnston Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 Tom 'Diver' Derrick VC DCM was Australia's most famous fighting soldier of World War II. Derrick fought in five campaigns, won...
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...
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
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...
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...
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

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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...
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 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...
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...
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,...
Borderland A Journey Through the History of Ukraine

Borderland A Journey Through the History of Ukraine

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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,...
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...
An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler

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

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

$12.00 AUD
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...
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...
War in the Pacific: Formidable Foe - 1942-1943

War in the Pacific: Formidable Foe - 1942-1943

$32.99 AUD$12.00 AUD
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 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...
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

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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,...
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...
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...
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...
The Lighthouse of Stalingrad: The Hidden Truth at the Centre of WWII's Greatest Battle

The Lighthouse of Stalingrad: The Hidden Truth at the Centre of WWII's Greatest Battle

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Author: Iain MacGregor Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 'Stunning. History at its very best: a blend of impeccably researched scholarship, genuinely revelatory primary sources, and a beautifully written narrative'...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle

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

$26.99 AUD$22.94 AUD
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...
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...
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...
The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

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Author: Catherine Hickley Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to an elderly recluse, German customs authorities seized an astonishing hoard of art....
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...
Normandy 1944: German Military Organization, Combat Power and Organizational Effectiveness

Normandy 1944: German Military Organization, Combat Power and Organizational Effectiveness

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Author: Niklas Zetterling Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 450 A revised and updated single-source reference book which accurately details the German field forces employed in Normandy in 1944 and their...