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  • Band Of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
    Band Of Brothers (Paperback) Stephen E. Ambrose

    The book that inspired Steven Spielberg's acclaimed TV series, produced by Tom Hanks and starring Damian Lewis.

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  • Making Sense of the Troubles by David McKittrick
    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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  • Lords of the Desert by James Barr
    Lords of the Desert (Hardback) James Barr

    Between 1945 and 1970, America replaced Britain as the dominant power in the Middle East in an extraordinary role reversal. Lords of the Desert tells this story.

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  • Jambusters by Julie Summers
    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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  • Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank Manual by Dick Taylor
    Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank Manual (English, Hardback) Dick Taylor

    Challenger 2 (CR2) is the British Army's main battle tank. CR2 is based on the Challenger 1 tank, which served with distinction on operations in the Gulf War and the Balkans. 

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  • Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins
    Freedom at Midnight (Paperback) Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre

    The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants - from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi.

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  • The Stepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson
    The Stepney Doorstep Society (English, Hardback) Kate Thompson

    The unsung and remarkable stories of the women who held London's East End together during not one, but two world wars. _____________ Minksy, Gladys, Beatty, Joan, Girl Walker. While the men were at war, these women ruled the streets of the East End. Brought up with firm hand in the steaming slums and teeming tenements, they struggled against poverty to survive, and fought for their community in...

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  • To Free the Romanovs by Coryne Hall
    To Free the Romanovs (English, Hardback) Coryne Hall

    The murders but also the exciting escapes of the wider Romanov family - the Tsar's mother, siblings and cousins. Did George V let his cousin the Tsar and his family die?

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  • Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby
    Love and War in the Apennines (Paperback) Eric Newby

    Hailed as Newby's 'masterpiece', `Love and War in the Apennines' is the gripping real-life story of Newby's imprisonment and escape from an Italian prison camp during World War II.

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

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  • IWM The First World War by Gary Sheffield
    IWM The First World War (English, Hardback) Gary Sheffield

    Published with Imperial War Museums (IWM), The First World War 1914-1918 shows the wide sweep of the conflict, spotlighting some of the obscure but important actions as well as the major battles and the soldiers who fought them.

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  • Warsaw 1920 by Adam Zamoyski
    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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  • Stasiland by Anna Funder
    Stasiland (English, Paperback) Anna Funder

    A stylish reissue of the bestselling contemporary classic, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize.

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  • Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli
    Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account (English, Paperback) Miklos Nyiszli

    When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz. A Hungarian Jew and a medical doctor, Dr Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform scientific research on his fellow inmates under the supervision of the infamous Angel of Death: Dr Josef Mengele.

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  • Bolt Action: Armies of the Soviet Union by Warlord Games
    Bolt Action: Armies of the Soviet Union (English, Paperback) Warlord Games, Andy Chambers

    Provides Bolt Action players with the information they need to field the military forces of the Soviet Union. From the bitter urban warfare of Stalingrad, through the Winter War against Finland and the final drive to Berlin, this title provides army lists that allow players to construct Soviet armies for any theatre and any year of the war.

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  • Poppies
    Poppies (English, Hardback)

    The major art installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London marked one hundred years since the first full day of Britain's involvement in the First World War. Featuring forewords by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper and stunning photography of the installation, this is the only official publication to mark this landmark event.

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  • The Fall of Yugoslavia by Misha Glenny
    The Fall of Yugoslavia (Paperback) Misha Glenny

    Offers an account of the war in former Yugoslavia and contains material that discusses the end of the five-year conflict and looks ahead to an uneasy future in this region.

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  • Hidden History by Gerry Docherty
    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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  • Disrupt and Deny by Rory Cormac
    Disrupt and Deny (English, Hardback) Rory Cormac

    The untold story of Britain's covert military and intelligence operations since the end of World War II, and its secret scheming against enemies, as well as friends.

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  • OCR A Level History: Britain 1930-1997 by Mike Wells
    OCR A Level History: Britain 1930-1997 (Paperback) Mike Wells, Nicholas Fellows

    Build strong subject knowledge and skills in A Level History using the in-depth analysis and structured support in this tailor-made series for OCR's British period studies and enquiries.

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