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- Orion 2013; US$ 13.99
The extraordinary drama of Malta's WWII victory against impossible odds told through the eyes of the people who were there. In March and April 1942, more explosives were dropped on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta - smaller than the Isle of Wight - than on the whole of Britain during the first year of the Blitz. Malta had become one of the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 47.99
From Crusade to Hazard: The Denazification of Bremen Germany contributes to a better understanding of one of the most controversial and significant aspects of the U.S. occupation of Germany - the denazification program. It fills a significant scholarly void in an era when interest in military government and in methods of de-politicizing old classes... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.73
Following the success of his A Short History of the World, eminent historian Geoffrey Blainey has abridged his account of the grand adventure of human history to create ad eve more accesible version of his absorbing work. A Very Short History of the World traces the story of the world's people during the last four million years, beginning before the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 14.16
This is the story of the world's people during the last four million years. It begins before the human race moved out of Africa to explore and settle the other continents, several of which were later marooned by the great rising of the seas. It is the story of the inhabited world being pulled apart, and of it coming together again in recent centuries. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 26.78
This is a completely new and updated edition of J. M. Roberts and Odd Arne Westad's widely acclaimed, landmark bestseller The Penguin History of the World . For generations of readers The Penguin History of the World has been one of the great cultural experiences - the entire story of human endeavour laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 12.68
At thirty-seven, Colonel Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Chief of Staff of the Reich Reserve Army, was a charismatic figure destined for supreme command. The group of conspirators with whom he conceived the plot to kill Hitler in July 1944 was called 'Secret Germany'. That was also the name of the esoteric circle in which Stauffenberg as a young man... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 26.00
The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground... more...
- The History Press 2007; US$ 11.99
Most of the Germans and Austrians who fought with the British were Jews but a significant number were political opponents of the Nazi regime and so-called 'degenerate artists'. They arrived in Britain between 1933 and 1939, and at the outbreak of war on 3 September 1939 became enemy aliens. They volunteered to serve in the British forces, donned the... more...
- The History Press 2006; US$ 15.99
Conventional wisdom suggests that the Allies and the Soviets were the only side in the Second World War to support resistance movements. This book shows that Hitler had his own version of the SOE and the OSS, and that the Nazis too encouraged underground resistance against their enemies, especially as Europe was liberated in 1944-5. more...