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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 29.95
Colonel George M. Chinn's (1902--1987) life story reads more like fiction than the biography of a Kentucky soldier. A smart and fun-loving character, Chinn attended Centre College and played on the famous "Praying Colonels" football team that won the 1921 national championship. After graduation, he returned to his home in Mercer County and partnered... more...
- Transworld 2015; US$ 15.98
'It is Arbella they would proclaim Queen if her mistress should happen to die' Sir William Stanley, 1592 Niece to Mary, Queen of Scots, granddaughter to the great Tudor dynast Bess of Hardwick, Lady Arbella Stuart was brought up in the belief that she would inherit Elizabeth I's throne. Her very conception was dramatic: the result of an unsanctioned... more...
The Squadron That Died Twice - The story of No. 82 Squadron RAF, which in 1940 lost 23 out of 24 aircraft in two bombing raidsJohn Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57
Apart from the quiet chatter of a few mechanics, who were checking that one aircraft was too badly damaged ever to fly again, there was a shocked silence over the aerodrome as everyone there tried to understand the impossible. Twelve twin-engined bombers of 82 Squadron RAF had set out on a fi ne May morning in 1940, from Watton, Norfolk, in a brave... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99
This is the fascinating story of how the events which befell Hitler between 1889 and 1924 influenced his political outlook and heralded the formation of the Sturm Abteilung - the notorious SA. Drawing extensively on Hitler's own biographical account in Mein Kampf, Emmy Award winning author and historian Bob Carruthers illustrates how a series of... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 12.95
Fear Drive My Feet is Peter Ryan?s enduring account of his time patrolling isolated regions of New Guinea during World War II. Far from his fellow Australians and with Japanese forces closing in around him, the eighteen-year-old Ryan endures the hardships of the jungle, overcoming loneliness, fatigue and fear with quiet courage. He finds beauty... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 28.99
A special 100th-anniversary edition. Long overshadowed by the national obsession with the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign, the breathtaking story of what really happened on the Western Front has finally been brought into the bright light of day. The Anzacs? Western Front campaign had a greater impact than Gallipoli in almost every respect: five... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 15.98
From the bestselling writers of Black Mass, now a major film, comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger ? the most brutal modern day mafia boss since Gotti. Drawing on previously classified material, Whitey tells the story of James J. ?Whitey? Bulger, the crime boss, psychopath and killer who brought the FBI to its knees. From his... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 19.00
They hid wherever they could for as long as it took the Allies to win the war -- Jewish children, frightened, alone, often separated from their families. For months, even years, they faced the constant danger of discovery, fabricating new identities at a young age, sacrificing their childhoods to save their lives. These secret survivors have suppressed... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19
Hector C. Bywater was perhaps the British secret service?s finest agent operating in Germany before the First World War, tasked with collecting intelligence on naval installations. Recruited by Mansfield Cumming, the first ‘C? (or head of what would become MI6), Bywater was given the designation ‘H2O? in what was a rather obvious play on his name... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available
Incredible true stories of canine loyalty in the Second World War. more...