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Shadows on the Tundra

by Dalia Grinkeviciute

<p><strong>An extraordinary piece of international survival literature, joining the likes of Primo Levi and Anne Frank.</strong></p> <p>In 1941, 14-year-old Dalia and her family are deported from their native Lithuania to a labour camp in ...

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Shockwave

by Haran Peter

Vietnam War pilots and crews of Australia's fleet of Iroquois helicoptersThe Vietnam War in the 1960's and 1970's was characterised by the mobility provided by Iroquois UH-1H helicopters. They were used as commuter taxis to carry troops in and ...

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Soldaten

on fighting, killing, and dying: the secret WWII transcripts of German POWs

by Soenke Neitzel & Harald Welzer

<p><strong>A trove of previously unpublished, transcribed conversations among German POWs — secretly recorded by the Allies — reveals the extent of their brutality, and changes our understanding of the mindset of the German soldier during World ...

ISBN: 9781921942921

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Somme 1916

Success and Failure on the first day of the Battle of the Somme

by Paul Kendall

<SPAN STYLE= "" >Much controversy has surrounded the Somme offensive relating to its justification and its impact upon the course of the war. General Sir Douglas Haig's policies have been the subject of considerable debate about whether the ...

ISBN: 9781848329065

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Spitfire!

The Experiences of a Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot

by Brian Lane

<p>The remarkable Battle of Britain experiences of Spitfire pilot Brian Lane, DFC. Brian Lane was only 23 when he when he wrote his dramatic account of life as a Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940. Lane was an ...

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Stranger In My Heart

by Mary Monro

<p>Stranger In My Heart is about the search for understanding oneself, answering the question “Who am I?” by seeking to understand the currents that sweep down the generations, eddy through one’s own persona and continue on – palpable but often ...

ISBN: 9781911586692

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Tears of the Desert

One woman's true story of surviving the horrors of Darfur

by Halima Bashir

<p>Halima Bashir was born into the remote western deserts of Sudan. She grew up in a wonderfully rich environment and later went on to study medicine. At the age of twenty-four she returned to her tribe and began practising as their first ever ...

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Terrorist Hunter

by Tamer Elnoury

<p><strong>THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</strong><br /> <strong>The gripping true story of the undercover agent risking his life to fight terrorism</strong></p> <p><strong>Their aim was to kill as many people as possible.</strong><br ...

ISBN: 9781473560994

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Thank You For Your Service

by David Finkel

<p><strong>No journalist is better situated to reckon with the psychology of war than David Finkel. In <em>The Good Soldiers</em>, his bestselling account from the front lines of Baghdad, Finkel shadowed the men of a US infantry battalion as ...

ISBN: 9781922072726

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The Air Ministry Survival Guide

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<p><strong>THE ULTIMATE SURVIVAL GUIDE</strong> <strong>for anyone who thinks they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do.</strong></p> <p>-----------------------------</p> <p>First issued to ...

ISBN: 9781405938198

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The American Sharpe

The Adventures of an American Officer of the 95th Rifles in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns

by Gareth Glover

<p>Sharpe and his adventures has made the 95th Foot renowned again and the discovery of an unpublished diary by an American from Charleston South Carolina who served, despite his father’s objections, as an officer in this elite regiment has ...

ISBN: 9781473884175

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The Battle of Long Tan

by David W. Cameron

On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, a rubber plantation in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, Australian troops fought one of their bloodiest, most significant battles of the Vietnam War.<BR><BR>The Australians had arrived at Nui Dat four months

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The Battle of Long Tan

by David W. Cameron

<p>On the afternoon of 18 August 1966, a rubber plantation in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, Australian troops fought one of their bloodiest, most significant battles of the Vietnam War.</p> <p>The Australians had arrived at Nui Dat four ...

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The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, 1861-1865

by John R. Scales

<p>Nathan Bedford Forrest.</p> <p>The Tennessean was one of the most intriguing and controversial characters to emerge during the Civil War. Books and articles on the man span the gamut from hero worship because of his remarkable battlefield ...

ISBN: 9781611212983

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The Billion Dollar Spy

A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

by David E. Hoffman

<p><strong>WATERSTONES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2018 AND A <em>SUNDAY TIMES</em> BESTSELLER</strong></p> <p>**'An astonishingly detailed picture of espionage in the 1980s, written with pacey journalistic verve and an eerily ...

ISBN: 9781785781988

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The Boy Who Said Nothing - A Child's Story of Fleeing Conflict

by Mirsad Solakovic & Cass Pennant

<p>'IT TOOK ME LONGER TO FORGIVE MY DAD FOR NOT HELPING ME WHEN I WAS TORTURED, THAN TO FORGIVE THOSE SOLDIERS WHO TORTURED ME'.</p> <p>Mirsad Solakovic survived a war in which some 300,000 people died, but was left with psychological ...

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The British on the Somme 1916

by Bob Carruthers

This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the British Army on the Somme. Not only is the book comprised of rare photographs illustrating the actions of the British army fighting on the Somme, but it is ...

ISBN: 9781473889347

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The Commando

The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

by Ben Mckelvey

ISBN: 9780733636493

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The Commando

The life and death of Cameron Baird, VC, MG

by Ben Mckelvey

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The Devil Is a Black Dog

stories from the Middle East and beyond

by Sándor Jászberényi

<p><em><strong>‘I don’t regret anything, really. I never wanted to live a sensible life … I didn’t want a sensible death either.’</strong></em></p> <p>War-torn Africa, a Middle East in crisis, and post-Soviet Eastern Europe form the backdrop to

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