Books on Warfare, Battles, and Armed Forces - Children and Teenagers

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  • Woeful Second World War by Terry Deary
    Woeful Second World War (English, Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    All the foul facts about the Woeful Second World War are ready to uncover, including why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. These bestselling titles are sure

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  • Terrible Trenches Field Book by Terry Deary
    Terrible Trenches Field Book (English, Hardback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    This commemorative guide to life on the Front Line marks 100 years since the end of the war with full-colour illustrations, fact file fold-outs, trench letters and much, much more. Get the facts - from both sides of the barbed wire - in this immersive and fascinating guide to the First World War. Puts the Terrible Trenches in a whole new light.

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  • Frightful First World War by Terry Deary
    Frightful First World War (Paperback) Terry Deary, Martin Brown

    All the foul facts about the Frightful First World War are ready to uncover, including how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

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  • See Inside Second World War by Rob Lloyd Jones
    See Inside Second World War (English, Hardback) Rob Lloyd Jones

    From tanks rumbling across battlefields to submarines, blitzed cities and D-Day, this extraordinary flap book takes young readers right into the action of the Second World War.

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  • A Secret Diary of the First World War by Gill Arbuthnott
    A Secret Diary of the First World War (English, Paperback) Gill Arbuthnott, Darren Gate

    Step into the boots of real-life boy soldier James Marchbank and experience the most important and incredible bits of the First World War. Mixes fascinating facts and an engaging story with brilliant illustrations.

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  • The First World War by Paul Dowsell
    The First World War (English, Paperback) Paul Dowsell

    Ten stories of the First World War from people who lived through it, published in association with Imperial War Museums. Eye-witness accounts of some of World War One's most important events, from the epic naval battle of Jutland to the strange Christmas truce of 1914, are illustrated with maps and line drawings.

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  • Ladybird Histories: Second World War
    Ladybird Histories: Second World War (English, Paperback)

    Suitable for children learning about the Second World War at school, this title looks at the countries that took part, where key battles and campaigns took place and the impact the war had on ordinary people around the world.

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  • RAF100 for children by F. J. Beerling
    RAF100 for children (Paperback) F. J. Beerling $8.41

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  • You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Trenches in World War One! by Alex Woolf
    You Wouldn't Want To Be In The Trenches in World War One! (English, Paperback) Alex Woolf, David Antram

    It's August 1914. You are 16-year-old Tommy Atkins, living in London. Set against a backdrop of the war just broken out in Europe, find out what your life was like after joining up and being sent to the trenches. From sharing your bed with rats and lice to a diet of bully beef, bread and biscuits, discover why you really wouldn't want to be a soldier living in a trench during World War One. Handy...

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  • World War I by DK
    World War I (English, Paperback) DK

    A guide to World War I. From disaster to victory, it captivates readers and gives an insight into life in the muddy trenches, and what it was like to be a soldier, along with a broader picture of the world-changing events that led to the start of the conflict.

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  • Heroes by David Long
    Heroes (English, Hardback) David Long, Kerry Hyndman

    Courageous dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even a bear have shown courage and devotion, and this book tells you their extraordinary stories. Includes the story of Jet the Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz, pulling survivors from burning rubble, night after night.

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  • Ladybird Histories: First World War
    Ladybird Histories: First World War (English, Paperback)

    Suitable for children learning about the First World War at school, this title looks at life in the trenches, the countries that took part, where the battles took place and how the war changed the lives of people around the world.

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  • World War II by DK
    World War II (English, Paperback) DK

    Explores every aspect of the Second World War from the impact of World War I and the implication of unstable peace to the significant events that sparked the path to war.

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  • What Are We Fighting For? (Macmillan Poetry) by Roger Stevens
    What Are We Fighting For? (Macmillan Poetry) (English, Paperback) Roger Stevens, Brian Moses

    A brilliant collection of brand new poems about war for younger readers.

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  • Athena: The Story of a Goddess by Isabel Greenberg
    Athena: The Story of a Goddess (English, Hardback) Isabel Greenberg, Imogen Greenberg

    Discover the adventures of Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, war and courage. From her extraordinary birth - sprung from the head of her father, in the midst of a thunderous headache - to her refusal to take no for an answer. Find out how she inspired powerful gods, goddesses and humans and the terrifying fate of those who dared to cross her path. ...

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  • World War II by Sir Tony Robinson
    World War II (English, Paperback) Sir Tony Robinson

    Everything you need to know about World War II. Includes a link to download a free audio version of the book read by Sir Tony Robinson.

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  • Lafayette! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #8): A Revolutionary Wa by Nathan Hale
    Lafayette! (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #8): A Revolutionary Wa (English, Hardback) Nathan Hale

    The eighth book in the bestselling series tells the story of Lafayette, the Frenchman who helped save the American Revolution

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  • One Boy's War by Lynn Huggins-Cooper
    One Boy's War (English, Paperback) Lynn Huggins-Cooper, Ian Benfold Haywood

    A young soldier's honest portrayal, told through letters home and a frank journal, of his enthusiasm for the 1914 recruitment campaign, and joining up - followed by the disillusionment and degradation of soldiering in the trenches of World War I.

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  • D-Day by Henry Brook
    D-Day (Hardback) Henry Brook

    The story of D-Day - the Normandy beach landings which saw the start of the Allies' major offensive against German forces - specially written for young readers. Includes photographs, maps and full-colour illustrations, as well as internet links to recommended websites for further information through Usborne Quicklinks.

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  • Fire and Ice by Shannon Hale
    Fire and Ice (English, Hardback) Shannon Hale

    Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the unmistakable shapes of incredible beasts - a wolf, a leopard, a panda, a falcon. Suddenly the paths of these children - and the world - have been changed for ever.

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