True War and Combat Stories books

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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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  • Squad Average by Mark Inman
    Squad Average (English, Paperback) Mark Inman

    Squad Average is the true story following the incredible life of a young soldier, from his early teenage years until today.

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  • The Shetland Bus by David J. Howarth
    The Shetland Bus (English, Paperback) David J. Howarth

    During World War II, the "Shetland Bus" would go across the North Sea to occupied Norway, to take supplies and saboteurs into the fjords under the noses of the Germans, and to take refugees to safety on the return journey. This is the story of those secret wartime missions.

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  • Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition by Andy McNab
    Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition (English, Paperback) Andy McNab

    In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. After a fierce fire fight, they were forced to escape and evade on foot to the Syrian border.

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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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  • Spitfire Women of World War II by Giles Whittell
    Spitfire Women of World War II (English, Paperback) Giles Whittell

    This is the incredible true story of a wartime sisterhood of women pilots: a group of courageous pioneers who took exceptional risks to fly Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to the frontlines of World War II.

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  • Austerlitz by W. G. Sebald
    Austerlitz (English, Paperback) W. G. Sebald

    In 1939, five-year-old Jacques Austerlitz is sent to England on a Kindertransport and placed with foster parents. This childless couple promptly erase from the boy all knowledge of his identity and he grows up ignorant of his past.

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  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
    Unbroken (English, Paperback) Laura Hillenbrand

    The incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, now a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie.

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  • Too Few Too Far by George Thomsen
    Too Few Too Far (English, Paperback) George Thomsen, Malcolm Angel

    British Commando George Thomsen's action-filled account of combat during the Falklands War.

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  • Citadel by Jordan Wylie
    Citadel (Paperback) Jordan Wylie, Alan Clark

    Following injury and the horrors of the Iraq war, Jordan Wylie, a young soldier from the backstreets of Blackpool, joins a security team on a tanker in Yemen, seduced by the James Bond lifestyle. But a dark price is paid in this true account of isolation and the ever-present threat of death on the perilous waters of `Pirate Alley'.

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  • Battleship Yamato by Jan Morris
    Battleship Yamato (Hardback) Jan Morris

    The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai - the ideals of honour, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness.

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  • Sniper One by Dan Mills
    Sniper One (English, Paperback) Dan Mills

    Suitable for those who have read the American Sniper, this title takes you right into the heart of the Iraq war.

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  • Wounded by Emily Mayhew
    Wounded (Paperback) Emily Mayhew

    This is the unforgettable story of the remarkable medical workers of World War One. The human cost was devastating: over 21 million military wounded, and nearly 10 million killed.

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  • Templar Knight vs Mamluk Warrior by David Campbell
    Templar Knight vs Mamluk Warrior (English, Paperback) David Campbell, Johnny Shumate

    The Knights Templar were the most famous and formidable of all the Western Christian military orders, whilst the Mamluks were a slave caste whose fighting prowess had elevated them to the point of holding real political clout. This book tells the story of three key engagements from the Fifth Crusade to the Seventh Crusade.

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  • If I Die in a Combat Zone by Tim O'Brien
    If I Die in a Combat Zone (English, Paperback) Tim O'Brien

    Hailed as one of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam War, If I Die in a Combat Zone is a fascinating insight into the lives of the soldiers caught in the conflict.

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  • Sophie Scholl and the White Rose by Annette Dumbach
    Sophie Scholl and the White Rose (English, Paperback) Annette Dumbach, Jud Newborn

    Republished in 2018 to commemorate the 75 years since their arrest & execution. This updated edition includes a new preface and more photos.

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  • Colditz, the German Story by Reinhold Eggers
    Colditz, the German Story (English, Paperback) Reinhold Eggers

    Reinhold Eggers was one of the German staff who served as a security officer during the last years at Colditz. This work compiles some of the spectacular escape attempts written by the escapers themselves. It also contains stories about the German staff and their characters, and an account of the end of his war when he became a prisoner himself.

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  • It's All About Treo by Damien Lewis
    It's All About Treo (Paperback) Damien Lewis, Dave Heyhoe

    This is the incredible true story of the unbreakable bond forged between Treo, the world's most highly decorated dog, and his handler Sgt. Dave Heyhoe, whilst doing the most dangerous job on earth - sniffing out bombs in Afghanistan.

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  • The Colditz Story by Major P. R. Reid
    The Colditz Story (English, Paperback) Major P. R. Reid

    A true classic, this is the original, bestselling story of escape from the dreaded German P.O.W. camp.

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  • Abducting a General by Patrick Leigh Fermor
    Abducting a General (English, Paperback) Patrick Leigh Fermor

    A daring behind-enemy-lines mission from the author of A Time of Gifts and The Broken Road, who was once described by the BBC as 'a cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond and Graham Greene'.

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