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And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

by Jacques LUSSEYRAN

The book that helped inspire Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See An updated edition of this classic World War II memoir, chosen as one of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century, with a...


Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan, 1942-1945

by Barrett Tillman

WHIRLWIND is the first book to tell the complete, awe-inspiring story of the Allied air war against Japan—the most important strategic bombing campaign inhistory. From the audacious Doolittle raid in 1942...


Battle Diary: From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE

by Charles Cromwell Martin & Roy Whitsed

A fast-paced account by a soldier who was twice decorated. Charlie Martin, company sergeant-major in the Queen's Own, was with his beloved A Company in all of the significant Normandy actions.


Operation Cobra and the Great Offensive: Sixty Days That Changed the Course of World War II

by Bill Yenne

THE BEGINNINGS OF VICTORY

Shortly after the D-Day invasion, the Allied forces in Europe had stalled. A limited operation was set in motion to punch a small hole in the enemy defenses, starting on July 25, 1944....


Out of the Shadows: Canada in the Second World War

by Brereton Greenhous & W.A.B. Douglas

This new edition of the highly regarded work includes recent research on the topic of radio intelligence and cryptography.


There Was A Piper, A Scottish Piper: Memoirs of Pipe Major John T. MacKenzie

by John T. MacKenzie

The memoirs of John T. MacKenzie reveal a remarkable military man and an authority on highland piping with a commitment to tradition and excellence.


Hidden in the Enemy's Sight: Resisting the Third Reich from Within

by Jan Kamienski

In 1941, 16-year-old Jan Kamieski is sent to Dresden, Germany, as part of the Polish Resistance, where, armed with false papers, he takes up Underground activities and does everything he can within the heartland...


The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany

by Carolyn Gossage

In April 1941, a passenger ship sailing from New York to Cape Town was attacked and sunk by a German raider. The passengers were pulled from the water and transported to Nazi-occupied France, where the majority...


Warships of the Bay of Quinte

by Roger Litwiller

This is the story of six of Canadas Warships HMCS NAPANEE, HMCS BELLEVILLE, HMCS HALLOWELL, HMCS TRENTONIAN, HMCS QUINTE (I), and the HMCS QUINTE (II). These histories give a unique account of the small ships...


An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945

by Stanley Christopherson & James Holland

From the outbreak of war in September 1939 all the way to the smouldering ruins of Berlin in 1945, via Palestine, Tobruk, El Alamein, D-Day, Nijmegen and the crossing of the Rhine, An Englishman at War is a...


All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo-Saxon, August 21, 1940

by J. Revell Carr

In the darkness before moonrise on the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast on August 21, 1940, the night erupted in a fusillade of bullets and shells. The victim was a stalwart English tramp steamer, Anglo-Saxon,...


The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe 1940-1945

by Richard Overy

The ultimate history of the Allied bombing campaigns in World War II

Technology shapes the nature of all wars, and the Second World War hinged on a most unpredictable weapon: the bomb. Day and night, Britain...


U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Luth

by Jordan Vause

An exceptional figure in the history of the German Navy, Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men in the Wehrmacht to win Germany's highest combat decoration, the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds....


Moon Over Malaya: The 2nd Argylls and Plymouth Argyll Royal Marines in Malaya and Singapore

by Jonathan Moffatt & Audrey Holmes McCormick

What really happened in Singapore and Malaya during the dark days of December 1941 to February 1942? Contrary to received wisdom, Singapore was not given up without a fight, as the testimony of the men interviewed...


School for Barbarians: Education Under the Nazis

by Erika Mann & Thomas Mann

Published in 1938, this well-documented indictment reveals the systematic brainwashing of Germany's youth, involving the alienation of children from parents, promotion of racial superiority, and development...


Hitler and Nazi Germany

by Stephen J. Lee

Hitler and Nazi Germany provides a concise introduction to Hitler's rise to power and Nazi domestic and foreign policies through to the end of the Second World War. Combining narrative, the views of different...


The Most Dangerous Enemy: A History of the Battle of Britain

by Stephen Bungay

Stephen Bungay’s magisterial history is acclaimed as the account of the Battle of Britain.

Unrivalled for its synthesis of all previous historical accounts, for the quality of its strategic analysis and its...


A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II

by William Stevenson

A New York Times Best Seller!

The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated...


Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America

by Annie Jacobsen

The explosive story of America's secret post-WWII science programs, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51

In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions,...


Spitfire Pilot: A Personal Account of the Battle of Britain

by Flight Lieutenant David Crook DFC

Spitfire Pilot was written in 1940 in the heat of battle when the RAF stood alone against the might of Hitler's Third Reich. It is a tremendous personal account of one of the fiercest and most idealised air...