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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 Regiment by Rusty Firmin
    The Regiment (English, Paperback) Rusty Firmin

    The true story of an SAS veteran who led a team during the 1980 assault on the Iranian Embassy and served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and elsewhere over his career with the Regiment.

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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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  • 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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  • Spitfire! by Brian Lane
    Spitfire! (English, Paperback) Brian Lane

    The remarkable Battle of Britain experiences of Spitfire pilot Brian Lane, DFC.

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  • It's All About Treo by Damien Lewis
    It's All About Treo (English, 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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  • 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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  • Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
    Seven Years in Tibet (English, Paperback) Heinrich Harrer

    A landmark in travel writing, this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer's escape across the Himalayas to Tibet, set against the backdrop of the Second World War.

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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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  • Charlie One by Sean Hartnett
    Charlie One (English, Paperback) Sean Hartnett

    'Charlie One,' the call sign for the most wanted targets of British Intelligence operations in Northern Ireland, documents the true story of an Irish Republican serving in Britain's most secretive counter-terrorism unit. SeÃ?Â?Ã?¡n Hartnett grew up in Cork in the 1970s where he observed the worst of the northern Troubles with fascination. Despite his family's strong republican ties and his own...

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  • We Were Soldiers Once...And Young by Harold G. Moore
    We Were Soldiers Once...And Young (English, Paperback) Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway

    In November 1965, 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt.Col. How these men persevered - sacrificed themselves for their comrades and never gave up - makes a vivid portrait of war at its most inspiring and devastating.

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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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  • Gebirgsjager vs Soviet Sailor by David Greentree
    Gebirgsjager vs Soviet Sailor (English, Paperback) David Greentree, Johnny Shumate

    Fully illustrated with specially commissioned full-color artwork, this work examines the origins, combat roles, and battlefield performance of the German Gebirgsjäger and Soviet naval ground forces who fought one another in the harsh conditions of the Arctic Circle.

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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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  • We Die Alone by David Howarth
    We Die Alone (English, Paperback) David Howarth

    A World War Two epic of escape and endurance

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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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  • The Soldier Who Came Back by Steve Foster
    The Soldier Who Came Back (English, 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 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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  • Citadel by Jordan Wylie
    Citadel (English, 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 (English, 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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