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  • The Boys in the Boat

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CALLUM TURNER AND DIRECTED BY GEORGE CLOONEYCast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past.What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the sweat and dust of life in 1930s America for ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Fatherland: A Memoir of War, Conscience and Family Secrets

    A New Yorker staff writer, investigates his grandfather, a Nazi Party Chief, in this "unflinching, gorgeously written, and deeply moving exploration of morality, family, and war” (Patrick Radden Keefe, author of Empire of Pain)‘The book we need right now’ Atul Gawande, author of Being MortalWhat do we owe the past? How to make peace with a dark family history? Burkhard Bilger hardly knew his ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Chastise: The Dambusters

    by Max Hastings ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A masterly history of the Dambusters raid from bestselling and critically acclaimed Max Hastings.Operation Chastise was one of the most extraordinary episodes of the Second World War, yet it has also become one of the most misunderstood.Max Hastings tells the gripping story of the Dambusters raid, from the invention of the bouncing bomb to the moonlit cockpits of young ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Ordinary Men

    Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    “A remarkable—and singularly chilling—glimpse of human behavior. . .This meticulously researched book...represents a major contribution to the literature of the Holocaust."—NewsweekChristopher R. Browning’s shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews—now with a new afterword and additional photographs.Ordinary Men is ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • In Search Of Berlin

    The Story of A Reinvented City

    by John Kampfner ...
    A WATERSTONES BEST HISTORY BOOK OF 2023'A masterful portrait of one of the world's greatest cities... A must-read' PETER FRANKOPAN'Such a delightful read' KATJA HOYER, The Times'Berlin may well be Europe's most enigmatic city and John Kampfner is the ideal guide.' JONATHAN FREEDLAND, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Escape Artist**'Gripping' Financia... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Memoirs Of Lord Ismay

    “This memoir is a masterly narrative by a participant at the very centre of British decision-making during the entire Second World War. Major General ‘Pug’ Ismay was appointed secretary of the Committee of Imperial Defence in July 1938 and from there became, in May 1940, Churchill’s senior military assistant and an additional member of the Chiefs of Staff Committee. Officially, his role was the ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Enemy Coast Ahead [Illustrated Edition]

    Includes the Aerial Warfare In Europe During World War II illustrations pack with over 200 maps, plans, and photos.THE classic account of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command during World War Two.This is probably the best-known memoir by a Bomber Command Officer. The author first saw active service with 83 Squadron in 1939 flying against German naval targets. After completing 39 missions he ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Franci's War

    The incredible true story of one woman's survival of the Holocaust

    Discover unrelenting spirit and strength in the extraordinary true story of Franci: a woman who survived the holocaust against all of the odds'Achingly moving, gives much-needed hope. Deserves the status both as a valuable historical source and as a stand-out memoir' Daily Express'A story that needs to be heard' 5***** Reader Review______In 1942 Franci Epstein, a young Jewish woman, was impr... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Rats of Tobruk

    THIS is the personal record of nine months spent as a medical officer on active service in Libya. Its purpose is to endeavour to show what a great warrior the ordinary Australian soldier really is, and with what light-hearted bravery and endurance he faces up to discomfort and death. It is written as a personal record to gain continuity, and always in the spirit of an onlooker who sees much of the ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Urning

    Queer Identity in the German Nineteenth Century

    In 1864, the German jurist Karl Heinrich Ulrichs coined the term “urning” as a word for same-sex attracted men. Over the next few years, first anonymously and then publicly, he campaigned against the public persecution of these men. In response, some of his readers took on the urning terminology for themselves and engaged with Ulrichs to negotiate the finer points of their new identities.In Urning ... Read more

    $117.99 AUD

  • Tiger Battalion 507

    Eyewitness Accounts from Hitler's Regiment

    A personal history of a Nazi battalion’s experiences on the Eastern and Western fronts of WWII, told through the vivid accounts of the soldiers themselves.This is the little-known story of Heavy Panzer (Tiger) Battalion 507. Helmut Schneider, himself a veteran of the battalion, sought out as many survivors of the unit as possible and gather their reminiscences. The resulting account is a treasure ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Short History of Europe

    From Pericles to Putin

    by Simon Jenkins ...
    Discover the history of Europe - from the Dark Ages to present day - by the author of the bestselling A Short History of EnglandEurope is an astonishingly successful place. But it would take volumes to tell its story, right? Wrong. From warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom, Andrew Jenkins distils its evolution into this short, single-volume history.From Greece and Rome, through the French ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • I Seek a Kind Person

    My Father, Seven Children and the Adverts that Helped Them Escape the Holocaust

    by Julian Borger ...
    'A powerful, eloquent and deeply affecting book. I loved it' EDMUND DE WAAL**'**Tender, evocative and deeply moving' JONATHAN FREEDLAND'Profound, ele****giac and fascinating... I zipped through it' PHILIPPE SANDS'Compelling' DAILY MAIL, BOOK OF THE WEEK'I SEEK A KIND PERSON WHO WILL EDUCATE MY INTELLIGENT BOY, AGED 11.'In 1938, Jewish families are scrambling ... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Malmedy Massacre

    The War Crimes Trial Controversy

    During the Battle of the Bulge, Waffen SS soldiers shot 84 American prisoners near the Belgian town of Malmedy—the deadliest mass execution of U.S. soldiers during World War II. The bloody deeds of December 17, 1944, produced the most controversial war crimes trial in American history. Drawing on newly declassified documents, Steven Remy revisits the massacre—and the decade-long controversy that ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • Don't Let's Be Beastly to the Germans

    The British Occupation of Germany, 1945-49

    Germany, spring 1945. Hitler is dead and his armies crushed. Across the conquered Reich, cities lie devastated by Allied saturation bombing; their traumatised populations, exhausted and embittered by defeat, face a future of acute privation and hardship.Such was the broken state of the nation in which a British civilian and military force arrived in the spring and summer of 1945. Their zone of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre-Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Women of the Castle

    the moving New York Times bestseller for readers of ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

    In war they made impossible choices. Now can they live with them?'Moving . . . surprises and devastates' New York Times'Masterful' People'Mesmerising . . . reveals new truths about one of history's most tragic eras' USA TodayThe Third Reich has crumbled. The Russians are coming.Marianne von Lingenfels - widow of a resister murdered by the Naz... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The End

    Germany, 1944-45

    by Ian Kershaw ...
    Named Book of the Year by the Sunday Times, TLS, Spectator, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Mail and Scotland on Sunday, Ian Kershaw's The End is a searing account of the final months of Nazi Germany, laying bare the fear and fanaticism that drove a nation to destruction.In almost every major war there comes a point where defeat looms for one side and its rulers cut a deal with the victors, if only in an ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Berlin

    The Downfall 1945: The Number One Bestseller

    by Antony Beevor ...
    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ON THE LAST DAYS OF THE THIRD REICH'Recounts, in harrowing detail and with formidable skill, the brutal death-throes of Hitler's Reich at the hands of the rampaging Red Army' Boyd Tonkin, Independent'An irresistibly compelling narrative, of events so terrible that they still have the power to provoke wonder and awe' Adam Sisman, Observer________________... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Story of the SS

    Hitler's Infamous Legions of Death

    'The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love - only for their fear.'-Heinrich HimmlerThe Schutzstaffel, or SS - the brutal elite of the Nazi Party - was founded by Hitler in 1925 to be his personal bodyguard. From 1929 it was headed by Heinrich Himmler, who built its numbers up from under 300 to well over a million ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Cruel Seas (True Combat)

    At dawn, they saw her masts on the horizon and immediately prepared for battle. They were up against a formidable foe; the Admiral Graf Spee had already sunk nine British merchant ships in the South Atlantic. Now, her modern prototype diesel engines were set at maximum power and she was heading straight for them at full speed...Read about the Royal Navy’s determined hunt for the enemy battleship ... Read more

    $1.74 AUD

  • Deadly Skies (True Combat)

    Just after 2100 hours, the mission’s leader Wing Commander Guy Gibson gave the signal. The red light went on and the Merlin engines of the thirteen Lancaster bombers roared into life. They had been in intensive training for eight weeks for the most famous bombing raid of World War II. RAF 617 squadron, the Dambusters, were finally ready to go...Read about the RAF’s daring Dambusters mission, along ... Read more

    $1.74 AUD

  • Blitzed

    Drugs in Nazi Germany

    by Norman Ohler ...
    Translated by Shaun Whiteside ...
    **The sensational international bestseller on the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich'The most brilliant and fascinating book I have read in my entire life' Dan Snow'Extremely interesting ... a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched' Ian Kershaw**The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping bestseller reveals, the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Guns of August

    The Classic Bestselling Account of the Outbreak of the First World War

    Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August is a spellbinding history of the fateful first month when Britain went to war.War pressed against every frontier. Suddenly dismayed, governments struggled and twisted to fend it off. It was no use . . .Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first thirty days of battle determined the course of the First World War is to ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD