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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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  • Jambusters
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    The compelling true story of how the Women's Institute pulled Britain through the war with pots of jam and a spirit of make-do-and-mend.

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

    #1 New York Times Bestseller...

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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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  • 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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  • The Zookeeper's Wife
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Midcentury Mistletoe Christmas Fads, Fancies, and Fun From 1945 to 1970
    Midcentury Mistletoe Christmas Fads, Fancies, and Fun From 1945 to 1970 (English, Hardback) Archer

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

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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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  • China's War with Japan, 1937-1945
    China's War with Japan, 1937-1945 (Paperback) Rana Mitter

    Different countries give different opening dates for the period of the Second World War, but perhaps the most compelling is 1937, when the 'Marco Polo Bridge Incident' plunged China and Japan into a conflict of extraordinary duration and ferocity. This book focuses on this incident.

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

    Around 1500 photographs reveal what it was like to live in Victorian and Edwardian England. The long awaited sequel to Lost London

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  • The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering
    The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering (English, Paperback) Norman Finkelstein

    Controversial indictment of those who exploit the tragedy of the Holocaust for their own gain.

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