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  • Raven Rock
    Raven Rock (English, Hardback) Garrett M Graff

    The eye-opening true story of the government's secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil?a narrative that span from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. ...

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  • Syria
    Syria (Paperback) John McHugo

    An enlightening and authoritative history, explaining both the creation and unravelling of the current Syrian regime and the roots of the broader Middle East conflict. A rare and accessible guide to a complex nation. Fully updated edition with 5 maps.

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  • The Boy on the Wooden Box
    The Boy on the Wooden Box (English, Paperback) Leon Leyson

    A remarkable memoir of strength and bravery from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler's list.


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  • Jambusters
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    Published to coincide with the release of a major ITV drama series HOME FIRES, inspired by the book

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  • Making Sense of the Troubles
    Making Sense of the Troubles (Paperback) David McKittrick, David McVea

    The best one-volume history of the Troubles, from the Irish Civil War through the IRA campaign of the 70s onwards to today's historic power-sharing government in Belfast

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  • On Tyranny
    On Tyranny (English, Paperback) Timothy Snyder

    #1 New York Times Bestseller...

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  • This Boy
    This Boy (English, Paperback) Alan Johnson

    Alan Johnson's childhood was not so much difficult as unusual, particularly for a man who was destined to become Home Secretary. This book tells the story of two incredible women: Alan's mother, Lily, who battled against poor health, poverty, domestic violence and loneliness to try to ensure a better life for her children; and his sister, Linda.

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  • Hitler'S Last Day
    Hitler'S Last Day (Hardback) Emma Craigie, Jonathan Mayo

    Hitler's Last Day: Minute by Minute, is pure chronological narrative telling the story of the death of Adolf Hitler, as seen through the eyes of those who were with him in those last tumultuous hours; those fighting in the streets of Germany; and those pacing the corridors of power in Washington, London and Moscow.

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  • Warsaw 1920
    Warsaw 1920 (Paperback) Adam Zamoyski

    The dramatic and little-known story of how, in the summer of 1920, Lenin came within a hair's breadth of shattering the painstakingly constructed Versailles peace settlement and spreading Bolshevism to western Europe.

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  • Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991
    Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991 (Paperback) Orlando Figes

    What caused the Russian Revolution? Did it succeed or fail? Do we still live with its consequences? This book deals with these questions.

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  • The Ghost Army of World War II
    The Ghost Army of World War II (English, Hardback) Rick Beyer

    A cultural history detailing the story of The Ghost Army, a World War II deception unit, which used inflatable tanks and other illusions to mislead the Germans on the battlefields of Europe.

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  • Midcentury Christmas
    Midcentury Christmas (English, Hardback) Sarah Ellen Archer

    A celebration of Christmas in the 1950s and `60s.

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  • A Line in the Sand
    A Line in the Sand (English, Paperback) James Barr

    The untold story of how British-French rivalry drew the battle-lines of the modern Middle East

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  • Diana: The People's Princess
    Diana: The People's Princess (Hardback) Nicholas Owen

    On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales.

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  • Mountain of the Dead
    Mountain of the Dead (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    In January 1959, ten experienced young skiers set out for Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. While one of the skiers fell ill and returned., the remaining nine lost their way and ended up on another mountain slope known as Kholat Syakhl (or `Mountain of the Dead').

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  • D-Day Through German Eyes
    D-Day Through German Eyes (English, Paperback) Holger Eckhertz

    This new paperback edition contains Book One and Book Two of this series, revealing the hidden side of D Day which has fascinated readers around the world.Almost all accounts of D Day are told from the Allied perspective. But what was it like to be a German soldier in the bunkers of the Normandy coast, facing the onslaught of the mightiest invasion in history? What motivated the German defenders,...

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  • Cold War Operations Manual
    Cold War Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Pat Ware

    The Cold War emerged after the Second World War as a nuclear stand-off between the superpowers of the USA and its NATO allies, and the Soviet Union and its east European Warsaw Pact allies. The accepted dates for the Cold War are 1947 to 1991, the year in which the Communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe collapsed and the world witnessed the formal dissolution of the USSR, leaving the USA...

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  • Lost England: 1870-1930
    Lost England: 1870-1930 (Hardback) Philip Davies

    A unique, illustrated journey through Victorian and Edwardian England in collaboration with Historic England. Records the greatest transition in England's history, as the longstanding practices of a rural economy shifted into towns and cities. With 1500 illustrations.

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  • The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction
    The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Martin Bunton

    The conflict between Palestine and Israel is one of the most highly publicized and bitter struggles in history. In this accessible and stimulating Very Short Introduction, Martin Bunton clearly explains the history of the problem, reducing it to its very essence - a modern territorial contest between two nations and one geographical territory.

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  • Hidden History
    Hidden History (English, Hardback) Gerry Docherty, James MacGregor

    Hidden History uniquely exposes those responsible for the First World War. It reveals how accounts of the war's origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of very rich and powerful men in London responsible for the most heinous crime perpetrated on humanity.

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