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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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  • The Imperial Tea Party by Frances Welch
    The Imperial Tea Party (Hardback) Frances Welch

    The British and Russian royal families had just three full meetings before the Romanovs' tragic end in 1918. In The Imperial Tea Party, Frances Welch draws back the curtain on those fraught encounters, which had far-reaching consequences for 20th-century Europe and beyond.

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  • Gaza by Norman Finkelstein
    Gaza (English, Hardback) Norman Finkelstein

    The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating "operations" against Gaza's largely defenseless population. Thousands have perished, and tens of thousands have been left homeless. In the meantime, Israel has subjected...

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  • The Blood Never Dried by John Newsinger
    The Blood Never Dried (English, Paperback) John Newsinger

    The Blood Never Dried challenges the rising chorus of claims that the British Empire was a kinder, gentler force in the world of imperialism. John Newsinger sets out to uncover this neglected history of repression and resistance. To the boast that 'the sun never set on the British Empire' the Chartist Ernest Jones replied 'and the blood never dried.' This new, updated edition brings the story up...

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  • Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    An account of American power and politics in the 1950s and 1960s highlights the political and military figures who shaped domestic and foreign policy and who orchestrated America's involvement in Vietnam. Reissue.

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  • Goodbye Sarajevo by Atka Reid
    Goodbye Sarajevo (English, Paperback) Atka Reid, Hana Schofield

    A moving and compelling true story about two sisters fighting for survival in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war

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  • Pandora'S Box by Jorn Leonhard
    Pandora'S Box (English, Hardback) Jorn Leonhard

    In a monumental history of WWI, Germany's leading historian of the first great 20th-century catastrophe explains the war's origins and course, revealing how profoundly it shaped the world to come. Jorn Leonhard treats the clash of arms with a sure feel for grand strategy, the tactics of arms and attrition, and the grim fate of frontline soldiers.

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  • People Like Us by Caroline Slocock
    People Like Us (English, Hardback) Caroline Slocock

    A remarkable political and personal memoir that reflects on what women need to do, and sacrifice, to reach positions of power.

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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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  • A Higher Call by Adam Makos
    A Higher Call (Paperback) Adam Makos

    This instant Sunday Times bestseller tells the story of two fighter pilots, an American and a German, whose remarkable encounter during the Second World War became the stuff of legend

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  • Imphal 1944 by Hemant Singh Katoch
    Imphal 1944 (English, Paperback) Hemant Singh Katoch, Peter Dennis

    A highly illustrated account of the decisive battle of Imphal during World War II, where the attempted Japanese invasion of India was turned back in its largest land defeat of the war so far.

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  • My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level History: In search of the American Dream: the USA, c1917-96 by Alan Farmer
    My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level History: In search of the American Dream: the USA, c1917-96 (Paperback) Alan Farmer

    Target success in Edexcel AS/A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam preparation activities and exam-style questions to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge....

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  • Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean
    Eastern Approaches (Paperback) Fitzroy Maclean

    After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Fitztroy Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. This book presents his adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia.

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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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  • Notes of a Russian Sniper by Vassili Zaitsev
    Notes of a Russian Sniper (English, Paperback) Vassili Zaitsev

    Fascinating memoir by the Red Army's greatest sniper

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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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  • A Force Like No Other by Colin Breen
    A Force Like No Other (Paperback) Colin Breen

    In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell their stories in their own words.

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  • A Lab of One's Own by Patricia Fara
    A Lab of One's Own (English, Hardback) Patricia Fara

    2018 marks the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both anniversaries by exploring how the War gave female scientists, doctors, and engineers unprecedented opportunities to undertake endeavours normally reserved for men.

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  • US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-73 by Peter E. Davies
    US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-73 (English, Paperback) Peter E. Davies, Jim Laurier

    Detailed study of one of the US' most famous post-war aircraft, the F-4 Phantom, which saw service in three branches of the US military during the Vietnam War.

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  • Fate of a Nation by Battlefront Miniatures
    Fate of a Nation (English, Hardback) Battlefront Miniatures

    A large-scale Arab-Israeli Wars game from Battlefront Miniatures, creators of Flames of War.

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