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  • Spitfire by John Nichol
    Spitfire (Hardback) John Nichol

    Spitfire: A remarkable aircraft flown by very brave men. This is their story.

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  • The Soldier Who Came Back by Steve Foster
    The Soldier Who Came Back (Hardback) 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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  • The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes
    The Shortest History of Germany (Paperback) James Hawes $12.33
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  • World War II at Sea by Craig L. Symonds
    World War II at Sea (English, Hardback) Craig L. Symonds

    Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time.

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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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  • 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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  • Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning
    Ordinary Men (Paperback) Christopher R. Browning

    Takes as its basis the detailed records of one squad from the Nazis' extermination groups and explores in its composition, its actions, and the methods by which it was trained to perform acts of genocide on an industrial scale. This book introduces us to men who killed without hesitation or apparent remorse for years on end.

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  • SOE Manual by Special Operations Executive
    SOE Manual (Hardback) Special Operations Executive

    The actual course given to all secret agents in SOE before working behind enemy lines. It includes everything you needed to know to go undercover - from documents, cover stories and how to live off the land to how to get through an interrogation.

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  • Panzerwrecks 22 by Lee Archer
    Panzerwrecks 22 (English, Paperback) Lee Archer

    A long time coming, Panzerwrecks presents its first book about the wrecks in the desert campaign: Panzerwrecks 22: Desert. Everything you have come to expect from Panzerwrecks - high production values, new photos and stunning original artwork from Felipe Rodna.

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  • The Complete Dambusters by Charles Foster
    The Complete Dambusters (Paperback) Charles Foster

    The story of all the men who took part in the RAF's most famous bomber operation, the 1943 Dams Raid

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  • Panzer III on the Battlefield. Volume 2 by Tom Cockle
    Panzer III on the Battlefield. Volume 2 (English, Hardback) Tom Cockle $29.55 $41.95
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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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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (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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  • Bachem Ba 349 Natter by Robert Forsyth
    Bachem Ba 349 Natter (English, Paperback) Robert Forsyth, Adam Tooby

    A fascinating look at Nazi Germany's radical development of a manned missile to shoot down Allied bombers.

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  • Panzerwrecks 21 by Lee Archer
    Panzerwrecks 21 (English, Paperback) Lee Archer, Darren Neely Currently Unavailable More details
  • 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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  • 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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  • They Thought They Were Free by Milton Mayer
    They Thought They Were Free (English, Paperback) Milton Mayer

    How do people become acclimated to fascism? What leads them down the slippery slope from rational intentions to atrocious actions?and how does that slope get greased? Milton Mayer's eloquent and provocative examination of the development of fascism among ten everyday Germans between 1933 and 1945 is still sobering?and more timely than ever. These ten men were average Germans who all became Nazis. But how? Mayer shows how the gradual habitation of people to a government that they do not feel they can predict, understand, or influence led to global catastrophe.

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  • Heinkel He 177 Units of World War 2 by Robert Forsyth
    Heinkel He 177 Units of World War 2 (English, Paperback) Robert Forsyth, Jim Laurier

    A fully illustrated study of the Heinkel He 177 nearest aircraft the Luftwaffe had to a strategic bomber that saw operational service in World War II.

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  • Life and Death in the Battle of Britain by Carl Warner
    Life and Death in the Battle of Britain (English, Paperback) Carl Warner

    This book offers an intimate account of the Battle of Britain, related by young pilots in their most unguarded moments, talking with their chaplain. Guy Mayfield was the Station Chaplain at the Royal Air Force's Duxford base in the summer of 1940, and his diary is full of stories told by the pilots in his charge during that period of heroism and danger. Mayfield's notes on his conversations...

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