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Luck of the Devil

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Luck of the Devil
The Story of Operation Valkyrie

Author: Ian Kershaw
Publication Date: 1 January 2009

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The July 1944 plot to kill Adolf Hilter was a desperate attempt by a group of senior officers, most famously Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, to redeem Germany's honour and end the Second World War. This title offers an account of the German plot to assassinate Hitler.

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Waning of the Middle Ages

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Waning of the Middle Ages

Author: Johan H Huizinga
Publication Date: 19900628

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This magnificent study challenges the prevailing notion that the Middle Ages were just a prelude to the Renaissance. Examini...

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Things We Couldn't Say

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Things We Couldn't Say

Author: Diet Eman
Publication Date: 1 January 2003

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When the German army overran Holland, Diet, a young Dutch woman, with her fiance Hein Sietsma, risked everything to rescue imperilled Jews. Through it all shone their faith in Christ and their love for each other.

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Hell at the Front

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Hell at the Front
Combat Voices From the First World War

Author: Tom Donovan
Publication Date: 15 September 2006

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Tells the personal experiences of British soldiers in combat during raids on German trenches, patrols and of 'going over-the-top'. Uncovering information from forgotten and obscure books, privately held diaries, and the voices of the soldiers themselves, this book includes some of the most horrific descriptions of the battle of the Somme.

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Endgame 1945

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Endgame 1945
Victory, Retribution, Liberation

Author: David Stafford
Publication Date: 3 July 2008

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* An absorbing, moving book about the weeks leading up to - and beyond - VE Day, 1945

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Terror

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The Terror
The Shadow of the Guillotine - France 1793-1794

Author: Graeme Fife
Publication Date: 8 January 2004

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From early 1793 to the summer of 1794, the young French Republic was subject to a reign of institutionalized terror. This period is recreated here by Graeme Fife, who uses contemporary documents, eye-witness accounts and reports to show the atmosphere of fear and suspicion that gripped the nation.

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Russian Diary

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A Russian Diary
With a Foreword by Jon Snow

Author: Anna Politkovskaya
Publication Date: 3 April 2008

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Covering the period from the Russian parliamentary elections of December 2003 to the tragic aftermath of the Beslan school siege in late 2005, this title is an unflinching record of the plight of millions of Russians and a pitiless report on the cynicism and corruption of Vladimir Putin's Presidency.

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Best of Enemies

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Best of Enemies
Britain and Germany - Truth and Lies in Two World Wars

Author: Richard Milton
Publication Date: 3 July 2008

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During WW1, Germany, Britain and the USA spent billions on clandestine propaganda to blacken each other's reputations. This effort gave birth to the PR industry itself - later seized upon by Nazi propagandist Goebbels to devastating effect. This work exposes the secrets of a relationship steeped in mutual admiration, blood and propaganda.

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Munich

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Munich
The 1938 Appeasement Crisis

Author: David Faber
Publication Date: 1 September 2008

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A gripping and revealing account of the 1938 Munich appeasement crisis and its aftermath, showing how close we came to winning peace, but losing our soul.

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Normandy

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Normandy
Omaha Beach - D-Day, 6th June 1944

Author: Tim Kilvert-Jones
Publication Date: 16 March 1999

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This book guides the reader through the battle for the V Corps beachhead, the fiercest and bloodiest of the Landings. A must for those inspired by Saving Private Ryan and many more.

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Romanovs 1818-1959

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The Romanovs 1818-1959

Author: John Van der Kiste
Publication Date: 1 January 1980

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Upminster and Hornchurch in old photographs

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Concise History of France

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A Concise History of France

Author: Roger Price
Publication Date: 14 July 2005

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A clear and up-to-date guide to French history from the Middle Ages to the present.

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Blood, Sweat and Arrogance

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Blood, Sweat and Arrogance
The Myths of Churchill's War

Author: Gordon Corrigan
Publication Date: 13 April 2006

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Talks about why the British forces fought so badly in World War II and who was to blame.

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Into Enemy Arms

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Into Enemy Arms
The Remarkable True Story of a German Girl's Struggle Against Nazism, and Her Daring Escape with the Allied Airman She Loved

Author: Michael Hingston
Publication Date: 30 June 2006

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In 1945, Ditha was living in the small town of Lossen. Twenty three of prisoners of war managed to escape and hobbled into Lossen. One amongst them, Warrant Officer Gordon Slowey, was the man Ditha was destined to meet and fall in love with. This book tells the story of Ditha and the escaped POWs she helped to save.

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Bomber Boys

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Bomber Boys

Author: Mel Rolfe
Publication Date: 30 September 2004

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An anthology of 20 true accounts of the exploits of the RAF Bomber Command.

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Silent Rebels

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Silent Rebels

Author: Marion Schreiber
Publication Date: 12 June 2003

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This work tells the amazing true story of how three young people stopped a train and rescued more than 200 Jews on their way to the Auschwitz death camp. It draws on private documents, archive material and police reports.

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Tulipomania

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Tulipomania
The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions it Aroused

Author: Mike Dash
Publication Date: 10 August 2000

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This title explores human greed and self-delusion and is also a tribute to the ageless search for beauty,

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British Liberation Army

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The British Liberation Army

Author: Charles Whiting
Publication Date: 30 January 2008

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Presents the final, terrible stages of World War II through the eyes of those who fought it. This book details the final efforts of the British infantry to free Europe from the grip of the German Army. From the drama of D-Day to the grim push into Germany and on to Berlin, the focus is on the men who took the brunt.

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Ardennes

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Ardennes
The Secret War

Author: Charles Whiting
Publication Date: 1 January 2001

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A military history which describes how at the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944, a handful of German specialists nearly turned a German defeat into a victory.

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Beslan

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Beslan
The Tragedy of School No. 1

Author: Timothy Phillips
Publication Date: 7 May 2007

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Tells the human story of the siege - of the terrible toll that thirst, hunger and sleeplessness took on the hostages, of the bravery of those who dealt with the terrorists, such as the elderly headmistress of the school and the doctor who tried to relieve the suffering of the young children.

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Almost a Childhood

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Almost a Childhood
Growing Up Among the Nazis

Author: Hans-Georg Behr
Publication Date: 7 August 2006

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Presents an account of the author's childhood spent in Nazi Austria. This work is an indictment of the toll that war takes on children, whichever side they find themselves on.

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Words to Outlive Us

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Words to Outlive Us
Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto

Author: Michal Grynberg
Publication Date: 1 July 2003

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A record of life in the Warsaw ghetto by the men and women who experienced it. Most accounts were written during the war and describe the creation of the ghetto, how it was run, the struggle for shelter and food, collaboration and resistance, and the round-ups leading to almost certain death.

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Where the Eagle Landed

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Where the Eagle Landed
The Mystery of the German Invasion of Britain,1940

Author: Peter Haining
Publication Date: 21 October 2004

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One of the most remarkable and persistent legends of World War Two, the story of German forces landing on the coast of Suffo...

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Deadly Stroke

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The Deadly Stroke

Author: Warren Tute
Publication Date: 18 October 2007

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An account of the events surrounding Winston Churchill's order for the French Fleet to surrender or be seized during WW2. This book covers the circumstances of the sinking of the French Fleet at Oran.

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Flying into the Flames of Hell

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Flying into the Flames of Hell
Flying with Bomber Command in World War II

Author: Martin Bowman
Publication Date: 18 May 2006

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Contains twenty-three accounts of what life flying as air-crew in WW2 was really like. Written by pilots, navigators and gunners who flew medium and heavy bombers or Mosquitoes, this book conveys the sense of purpose that these men felt in doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the war.

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