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  • Reporting the Troubles by Deric Henderson
    Reporting the Troubles (English, Paperback) Deric Henderson

    Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Troubles, this book brings together stories from more than sixty journalists who were on the ground in Northern Ireland. Contributions from Kate Adie, Martin Bell, Nicholas Witchell, John Irvine, Denis Murray, David McKittrick, Gloria Hunniford, and others.

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  • The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford
    The Little Princesses (Paperback) Marion Crawford

    The touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond. Perfect for fans of The Crown.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Protect and Survive by Imperial War Museums
    Protect and Survive (English, Hardback) Imperial War Museums

    * Quirky facsimile first published in 1980 * Advises the public on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack * Essential information includes: - Planning your survival kit - What to do on hearing an attack warning - What to do after the attack - How to deal with casualties and deaths

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  • The Last Man in Russia by Oliver Bullough
    The Last Man in Russia (English, Paperback) Oliver Bullough

    The author travels across Russia, from crowded Moscow train to empty windswept villages, following in the footsteps of one extraordinary man, the dissident Orthodox priest Father Dmitry. In this book, he tells the story of a nation: famine, war, the frozen wastes of the Gulag, the collapse of communism and now, a people seeking oblivion.

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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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  • Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose by Kenneth Rose
    Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose (English, Hardback) Kenneth Rose

    The wry and amusing journals of royal biographer and Sunday Telegraph journalist Kenneth Rose, one of the most astute observers of the Establishment in mid 20th-century Britain.

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  • Biafra Story by Frederick Forsyth
    Biafra Story (English, Paperback) Frederick Forsyth

    The Nigerian civil war of the late 1960s was one of the first occasions when Western consciences became aware of the suffering and atrocity being played out in the African Continent. This book talks about this incident.

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  • A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck
    A Russian Journal (Paperback) John Steinbeck, Robert Capa

    Just after the iron curtain fell on Eastern Europe John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer, Robert Capa ventured into the Soviet Union to report for the New York Herald Tribune. This title deals with the two artists, who at the height of their powers, answer their needs to document human struggle.

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  • The State of Africa by Martin Meredith
    The State of Africa (English, Paperback) Martin Meredith

    The revised and fully updated edition of the seminal, sweeping history of post-colonial Africa.

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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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  • The Korean War by Sir Max Hastings
    The Korean War (Paperback) Sir Max Hastings

    From the Pan Military Classics series comes the best narrative history of the Korean conflict.

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  • Operation Linebacker II 1972 by Marshall Michel III
    Operation Linebacker II 1972 (English, Paperback) Marshall Michel III, Jim Laurier

    The Linebacker II campaign of 1972 saw America's fearsome but irreplaceable B-52s finally sent into action above the Vietnamese capital Hanoi in an attempt to bomb the Vietnamese to the negotiating table.

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  • Imjin River 1951 by Brian Drohan
    Imjin River 1951 (English, Paperback) Brian Drohan, Steve Noon

    A highly illustrated study of the battle of the Imjin River in Korea, a heroic defense by the US and UK forces against overwhelming Chinese numbers.

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  • War of Intervention in Angola by Adrien Fontanellaz
    War of Intervention in Angola (English, Paperback) Adrien Fontanellaz, Tom Cooper

    This book traces the failures of the US-supported FNLA, the growth and reorganization of the MPLA into a conventional army; deployment of Cuban military contingents; and the performance and experiences of the MPLA and Cuban forces at war with South Africans and the third Angolan insurgent group - UNITA.

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  • Rolling Thunder 1965-68 by Richard P. Hallion
    Rolling Thunder 1965-68 (English, Paperback) Richard P. Hallion, Adam Tooby

    A new history of Rolling Thunder, the Vietnam War's first, most intense, and biggest US air campaign, by one of the most eminent names in air power studies. It will appeal to Vietnam War aviation enthusiasts and historical students, as well as everyone interested in Cold War air power.

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