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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 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 Silver Spitfire by Tom Neil
    The Silver Spitfire (Paperback) Tom Neil

    A brilliantly vivid Second World War memoir by one of 'the Few' Spitfire fighter pilots.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Forgotten Dead by Ken Small
    The Forgotten Dead (English, Paperback) Ken Small, Mark Rogerson

    Bestselling true story of the fiasco of the D-Day landings exercise in Devon in 1944 in which over 1,000 soldiers were killed

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  • Spitfire Women of World War II by Giles Whittell
    Spitfire Women of World War II (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • My Country by Kassem Eid
    My Country (Paperback) Kassem Eid

    An unforgettable memoir of growing up in Syria under al-Assad's regime, surviving a gas attack, and rallying worldwide support to break the siege of cities across the country, with a foreword by Janine di Giovanni...

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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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  • Some Sunny Day by Madge Lambert
    Some Sunny Day (English, Paperback) Madge Lambert, Bob Blair

    A story of romance in times of hardship, perfect for fans of GI Brides and The Girls Who Went to War

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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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  • A Doctor's Sword by Bob Jackson
    A Doctor's Sword (English, Paperback) Bob Jackson

    A Doctor's Sword is the story of the incredible life of Aidan MacCarthy, an Irish doctor who survived Dunkirk, Japanese POW camps and the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki. It is a story of survival, forgiveness and humanity at its most admirable.

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  • War by Sebastian Junger
    War (English, Paperback) Sebastian Junger

    From the author of The Perfect Storm, a gripping book about Sebastian Junger's almost fatal year with the 2nd battalion of the American Army.

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  • Carve Her Name with Pride by Rubeigh James Minney
    Carve Her Name with Pride (English, Paperback) Rubeigh James Minney

    Carve Her Name With Pride is the inspiring story of the half-French Violette Szabo.

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  • Fishers of Men by Rob Lewis
    Fishers of Men (English, Paperback) Rob Lewis

    This is a true account of secret operations carried out by the British Army's most clandestine unit- the Force Research Unit. Through the author's own experiences, the story of an essential instrument in the fight against terrorism, that of covert intelligence gathering, is told.

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