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Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers: Untold Tales of Men of Jewish Descent Who Fought for the Third Reich

by Bryan Mark Rigg

They were foot soldiers and officers. They served in the regular army and the Waffen-SS. And, remarkably, they were also Jewish, at least as defined by Hitler's infamous race laws. Pursuing the thread he first...


Double Ace

by Robert Coram

Robert Lee Scott was larger than life. A decorated Eagle Scout who barely graduated from high school, the young man from Macon, Georgia, with an oversize personality used dogged determination to achieve his...

The Clarity of Hindsight: The Words and Deeds of the Era

by Cap Parlier

To explain the British attack on the French fleet at anchor in the harbor at Mers-el-Kébir [3.July.1940], Sir Winston Churchill said, “What matters are events, not words.”  His uncharacteristic humility...

Friendly Invasion

by Henry Buckton

Between 1942 and 1945, tens of thousands of young American servicemen arrived in Britain. Most of them were part of an infantry, armoured, or airborne division preparing for the Normandy invasion; others were...

Honour Restored

by Squadron Leader Peter Brown AFC

Hugh Dowding was one of the most controversial figures at the centre of the Battle of Britain. Dowding was the commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and many have credited him with being...

World War II

by Alan Warren

In the First World War many battles on the Western Front had lasted weeks or months. All too often they degenerated into glacial and indecisive campaigns by attrition. By the 1930s, however, military science...

The Bedford Triangle

by Martin W Bowman

The Bedford Triangle portrays the crucial part played by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE), US Army Air Force (USAAF) and American Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in operations behind enemy lines...

Spirit of the Blue

by Peter Ayerst & Hugh Thomas

Peter joined the RAF in 1938 on a short-service commission and was despatched to France when war broke out. After serving with legendary fighter ace Douglas Bader, Peter was posted to North Africa in 1942, where...

Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941


by Mark Healy

Few battles attract interest so much as the Battle of Kursk. Operation Zitadelle, the code name given by Hitler to the Wehrmacht's last offensive on the Eastern Front in July 1943, has acquired an almost mythic...

The Meltin' Pot

by Jack Scoltock

This is the dramatic story of the crash of a B-17 and its crew in the Second World War and its excavation off the coast of Donegal. The Meltin' Pot, so-named because of the mix of nationalities of its crew and...

Churchill's Secret War

by Robin Denniston

The key part played by Winston Churchill in shaping the course of the Second World War still excites great interest in historians worldwide. In the course of his research, Robin Denniston has uncovered previously...

Called Up, Sent Down

by Tom Hickman

At the outbreak of the Second World War the government short-sightedly allowed thousands of miners to enlist in the armed services. By 1943 the war effort was in danger of grinding to a halt because of a lack...

Destroyer Actions

by Harry Plevy

Using eye-witness accounts of those who participated, Destroyer Actions focuses on the human side of naval operations during the first eight months of the Second World War. Lucid treatment of the political,...


by John White

By the time of the Normandy invasion of June 1944, the U-boats were a beaten force, hunted and harried wherever they appeared by Allied warships and aircraft. The U-boats proved to be little more than pin pricks...

Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II

by John C. McManus

“McManus is a master of the art of oral history and one of the outstanding historians of World War II.”—Donald L. Miller, Author of Masters of the Air

John C. McManus, author of The Dead and Those About...

From Calais to Colditz: A Rifleman's Memoir of Captivity and Escape

by Philip Pardoe

From Calais to Colditz has never been published before but readers will surely agree that the wait has been worthwhile.

The author was a young platoon commander when his battalion were ordered by Prime Minister...

Operation LUSTY: The Race for Hitler's Secret Technology

by Graham M Simons

Graham Simons has been granted access to a staggering archive; a wealth of fascinating documentation that has never before seen the light of day. Category 1, top secret documents, prepared by the Director of...

Hitler's French Volunteers

by Christophe Leguérandais

From 1941 to 1945, a large number of foreign soldiers were incorporated into the ranks of the German army in order to compensate for the enormous losses suffered by the Wehrmacht, including thousands of French....