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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • We Were Soldiers Once...And Young by Harold G. Moore
    We Were Soldiers Once...And Young (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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  • 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 (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jagdpanther vs SU-100 by David R. Higgins
    Jagdpanther vs SU-100 (English, Paperback) David R. Higgins, Richard Chasemore

    As World War II in Europe reached its end, armour development and doctrine had experienced several years of massively accelerated change, especially within the crucible of the Eastern Front. This title deals with this topic.

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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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  • The Dead Beside Us: by Tony Doherty
    The Dead Beside Us: (English, Paperback) Tony Doherty

    Tony Doherty, author of 'This Man's Wee Boy' continues his journey growing up in Derry in the midst of the 'Troubles'.

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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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