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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean
    Eastern Approaches (English, 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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  • The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes
    The Shortest History of Germany (English, Paperback) James Hawes $10.18 $11.41
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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, 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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  • A Raid Over Berlin by John Martin
    A Raid Over Berlin (English, Paperback) John Martin

    A miraculous true-life Second World War survival story that is being featured on the BBC's ONE SHOW (The show attracts on average a daily audience of 5 million viewers) with a ten minute dramatised documentary to be broadcast in early October 2018.

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  • The Soldier Who Came Back by Steve Foster
    The Soldier Who Came Back (English, Paperback) Steve Foster, Alan Clark

    In Northern Poland in 1940, at the Nazi war camp Stalag XX-A, two men struck up an unlikely friendship that was to lead to one of the most daring and remarkable wartime escape stories ever told.

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  • Panzers on the Vistula by Schaufler, Hans
    Panzers on the Vistula (English, Hardback) Schaufler, Hans

    A graphic first-hand account of the German retreat from Latvia to East Prussia in 1945.

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  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    Aged thirteen when Anne Frank went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary in which she confided her innermost thoughts and feelings, movingly revealing how the eight people living under these extraordinary conditions coped with the daily threat of discovery and death, petty misunderstandings and the unbearable strain of living like prisoners.

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  • The Real Heroes Of Telemark by Ray Mears
    The Real Heroes Of Telemark (English, Paperback) Ray Mears

    Ray Mears shows how the success of a vital World War II mission depended on survival skills.

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  • The Secret Life of Bletchley Park by Sinclair McKay
    The Secret Life of Bletchley Park (English, Paperback) Sinclair McKay

    The first oral history of one of the most fascinating aspects of the war effort.

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  • Hunting Evil by Guy Walters
    Hunting Evil (English, Paperback) Guy Walters

    At the end of the Second World War some of the highest ranking members of the Nazi party escaped from justice.

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  • Survivors of Stalingrad by Reinhold Busch
    Survivors of Stalingrad (English, Paperback) Reinhold Busch

    Harrowing first-hand accounts of the soldiers and medical staff who endured the encirclement at Stalingrad

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  • Der Tiger: Vol. 3 by Volker Ruff
    Der Tiger: Vol. 3 (Hardback) Volker Ruff Currently Unavailable More details
  • 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. Although a logical development of Challenger 1, CR2 is greatly superior. It is protected by second generation Chobham Armour and features a new digital fire control system that includes a panoramic commander's sight, a laser...

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  • The Battle of Iwo Jima by Mark Khan
    The Battle of Iwo Jima (English, Paperback) Mark Khan

    A graphic photographic record that chronologically reveals the battle for Iwo Jima, all supported by detailed captions.

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  • German Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions by Chris Bishop
    German Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions (English, Hardback) Chris Bishop, Jorge Rosado

    Illustrated with detailed artworks of German tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications, The Essential Tank Identification Guide: Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions 1939-45 is the definitive study of the equipment and organisation of the Wehrmacht's armoured divisions.

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  • Monte Cassino: Amoured Forces in the Battle for the Gustav Line by Jeffrey Plowman
    Monte Cassino: Amoured Forces in the Battle for the Gustav Line (English, Paperback) Jeffrey Plowman

    A vivid photographic history of the battle of Monte Cassino in the Second World War.

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  • Eyewitness Auschwitz by Filip Muller
    Eyewitness Auschwitz (English, Paperback) Filip Muller

    Filip Muller's firsthand account of three years in the gas chambers. One of the few prisoners who saw the Jewish people die and lived to tell about it, Muller has written one of the key documents of the Holocaust.

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  • The Hut Six Story by Gordon Welchman
    The Hut Six Story (English, Paperback) Gordon Welchman $12.47 $16.95
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  • The Merlin by Gordon A. A. Wilson
    The Merlin (English, Hardback) Gordon A. A. Wilson

    First ever narrative history of the famous aero engine that powered the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito and Mustang, the aircraft that made the difference between victory and defeat at critical moments in the Second World War - the Battle of Britain and the allied aerial offensive against Germany.

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