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  • The Inter-War Crisis
    The Inter-War Crisis (English, Paperback) Richard Overy

    This book presents the history of a civilization scrambling to save itself from looming disaster. By 1918 an entire generation felt themselves poised at a crossroads: a choice between chaos and decline or a new world political and economic order and despite the yearning for peace, war appeared unavoidable. Chapters cover the intellectual, scientific and cultural responses fo an age of anxiety and...

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  • The Bombing War
    The Bombing War (Paperback) Richard Overy

    Tells the history of the Blitz in the Second World War. This book examines the well-known parts of the campaign, and the significance of bombing on many other fronts - the German use of bombers on the Eastern Front for example (and discovered material on the more familiar 'Blitz' on Britain), or the Allied campaigns against Italian cities.

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  • The Times Complete History of the World
    The Times Complete History of the World (Hardback) Richard Overy

    The ultimate work of historical reference

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  • The Battle of Britain Experience
    The Battle of Britain Experience (English, Hardback) Richard Overy

    On 18th June 1940, Churchill declared in the House of Commons - "The Battle of France is over... the Battle for Britain is about to begin". With the fall of France, Great Britain was Hitler's last remaining stepping-stone to European domination.

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  • The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two
    The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two (English, Hardback) Richard Overy

    World War Two re-assessed for a new generation, from the 1930s through to the beginnings of the Cold War. A stimulating and thought-provoking new interpretation of one of the most terrible episodes in world history.

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  • Spitfire Pilot
    Spitfire Pilot (Paperback) David Crook, Richard Overy

    Written in 1940 in the heat of battle when the RAF stood alone against the might of Hitler's Third Reich, this work presents a personal account of one of the fiercest and most idealised air conflicts - the Battle of Britain - seen through the eyes of a pilot of the famous 609 Squadron, which shot down over 100 planes in that epic contest.

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  • Why The Allies Won
    Why The Allies Won (Paperback) Richard Overy

    The Allied victory in 1945 - though comprehensive - was far from inevitable. Richard Overy casts a brilliant light on the most important turning-point of the modern age.

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  • The Road to War
    The Road to War (Paperback) Richard Overy, Andrew Wheatcroft

    Hailed on publication as a thought-provoking, authoritative analysis of the true beginnings of the Second World War, this revised edition of The Road to War is essential reading for anyone interested in this momentous period of history. Taking each major nation in turn, the book tells the story of their road to war;

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  • The New York Times Complete World War 2
    The New York Times Complete World War 2 (English, Hardback) Richard Overy

    Experience the history, politics and tragedy of World War II as never before seen through the original, often first-hand daily reportage of The New York Times.

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  • And Some Fell on Stony Ground
    And Some Fell on Stony Ground (English, Hardback) Leslie Mann

    Published with Imperial War Museums - a powerful fictionalised memoir of a bomber crew member, introduced by award-winning historian Richard Overy

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  • The Battle of Britain
    The Battle of Britain (Paperback) Richard Overy

    How close did Britain really come to invasion during this time? What were Hitler and Churchill's motives? And what was the battle's real effect on the outcome of the war? This title deals with these questions.

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  • The Origins of the Second World War
    The Origins of the Second World War (English, Paperback) Richard Overy

    "Exploring the reasons why the Second World War broke out in September 1939 and why a European conflict developed into a war that spanned the globe, The Origins of the Second World War argues that this was not just 'Hitler's War' but one that had its roots and origins in the decline of the old empires of Britain and France and the rise of ambitious new powers in Germany, Italy and Japan who wanted...

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  • Goering
    Goering (English, Paperback) Richard Overy

    Hermann Goering was Hitler's most loyal supporter, his designated successor and the second most powerful man in the Third Reich. This biography illuminates the many facets of Goering's personality and charts his story from his golden days as Hitler's most trusted commander to his sensational trial at Nuremberg and his ignominious death by suicide.

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  • The Long Aftermath
    The Long Aftermath (Paperback) Manuel Braganca

    The hostilities in Europe from 1936 to 1945 have exerted enormous influence over the cultural life of Europe. Bringing together over twenty leading scholars across disciplines, this interdisciplinary volume investigates the intertwining dynamics of Europeans' individual and collective memories and the ways in which they have shaped cultural forms.

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  • The Inter-War Crisis
    The Inter-War Crisis (English, Hardback) Richard Overy

    This book presents the history of a civilization scrambling to save itself from looming disaster. By 1918 an entire generation felt themselves poised at a crossroads: a choice between chaos and decline or a new world political and economic order and despite the yearning for peace, war appeared unavoidable. Chapters cover the intellectual, scientific and cultural responses fo an age of anxiety and...

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  • The Origins of the Second World War
    The Origins of the Second World War (English, Hardback) Richard Overy

    Exploring the reasons why the Second World War broke out in September 1939 and why a European conflict developed into a war that spanned the globe,The Origins of the Second World War argues that this was not just ?Hitler's War' but one that had its roots and origins in the decline of the old empires of Britain and France and the rise of ambitious new powers in Germany, Italy and Japan who wanted...

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  • The Inter-War Crisis
    The Inter-War Crisis (English, Hardback) Richard Overy

    The inter-war years were, at the time, perceived to be years of crisis across the world. The First World War, the war to end all wars, had solved nothing and its legacy was a world full of unresolved disputes and manifest ambiguities....

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  • The Long Aftermath
    The Long Aftermath (English, Hardback) Manuel Braganca

    The hostilities in Europe from 1936 to 1945 have exerted enormous influence over the cultural life of Europe. Bringing together over twenty leading scholars across disciplines, this interdisciplinary volume investigates the intertwining dynamics of Europeans' individual and collective memories and the ways in which they have shaped cultural forms.

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  • And Some Fell on Stony Ground
    And Some Fell on Stony Ground (English, Paperback) Leslie Mann

    Visceral, affecting fictionalised report of a bombing mission, from a former tailgunner shot down over Germany. Introduced by Richard Overy.

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