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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • A Lucky Childby Thomas Buergenthal

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 6.65

    Thomas Buergenthal is unique. Liberated from the death camps of Auschwitz at the age of eleven, in adulthood he became a judge at the International Court in The Hague. In his honest and heartfelt memoirs, he tells the story of his extraordinary journey - from the horrors of Nazism to an investigation of modern day genocide. Aged ten Thomas Buergenthal... more...

  • Saint Praftuby Murray Anderson

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 6.42

    Part 1 of 'Saint Praftu' describes the author's early childhood in India, his wartime service in the RAF, and twenty years of civil flying in Burma, India and Nepal. At one period during the War, he belonged to the select group of pilots who undertook the hazardous operation of flying Lysanders to France at night during the moon periods, to land and... more...

  • Prison Break - True Stories of the World's Greatest Escapesby Paul Buck

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 5.99

    In the folklore of World War II, the memory of those heroes who staged 'Great Escapes' from POW camps still endures. But what of the other side of the coin: the villains and jack-the-lads who painstakingly plan their escapes and await their moment at great personal risk? For the first time, Prison Break, tells the stories of all the most ruthless and... more...

  • Die Achillesferse Englandsby Roger Casement; Theodor Schiemann

    De Gruyter 1914; US$ 154.00

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  • Die polnische Heimatarmeeby Bernhard Chiari; Jerzy Kochanowski

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 117.52

    Die Armia Krajowa war im Zweiten Weltkrieg die zentrale Trägerin des bewaffneten Widerstandes im polnischen Untergrundstaat. Sie wurde von der polnischen Exilregierung in London gelenkt und 1944 von der Roten Armee gewaltsam aufgelöst. Der Sammelband bietet eine umfassende Darstellung der polnischen Heimatarmee seit 1939 und des schwierigen Umganges... more...

  • Freedom Betrayedby George H. Nash

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Herbert Hoover's "magnum opus"—at last published nearly fifty years after its completion—offers a revisionist reexamination of World War II and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the "lost statesmanship" of Franklin Roosevelt. Hoover offers his frank evaluation of Roosevelt's foreign policies before Pearl Harbor and policies during... more...

  • Blackpool at Warby John Ellis

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Although it escaped bombing raids, Blackpool played an important role in the Second World War as a centre for training — with numerous airfields and factories surrounding the area. This book is the first to offer a dedicated history of the town in the period. It includes many interesting stories such as the people’s playground, the Freckleton Air Disaster... more...

  • The Wehrmachtby Tim Ripley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    To see the foreword, the introduction, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the website The Wehrmacht website. In this unique volume, expert Tim Ripley introduces the reader to the world of the German army, covering in detail concepts such as mobile defense and the formidable Blitzkrieg , and explains why the Wehrmacht was... more...

  • The Story of Stirlingby Bruce Durie

    The History Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    This book tells the amazing story of Stirling’s history from earliest times to the modern day. Some of the most pivotal moments in Scottish history occurred in the city’s surroundings, including the greatest military victory in Scottish memory. Exactly 700 years ago, an English army marched into Scotland intent on crushing Scottish resistance once... more...

  • The Durham Book of Daysby Robert Woodhouse

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Durham Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed.Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of Durham’s... more...