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  • Sicily '43

    A Times Book of the Year

    by James Holland ...
    'James Holland is the best of the new generation of WW2 historians.' Sebastian Faulks'Holland's skill lies in bringing these warriors to life with vivid prose.' The TimesShortlisted for the 2021 British Army Military Book of the Year_________________________________________________This is the story of the biggest seaborne landing in history.Codenamed Operation HUSKY, the assault on Sicily on 10 ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Brothers in Arms

    One Legendary Tank Regiment's Bloody War from D-Day to VE-Day

    by James Holland ...
    From the bestselling author of Normandy '44 and Sicily '43, a brilliant new history of the last days of the war'Seldom is war so vividly described...An assault on the senses...Painful to read, impossible to put down' Gerard DeGroot, The Times'Epic and moving...Holland brings this cramped universe vividly to life' Patrick Bishop, Daily Telegraph______It took a certain type of courage t... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Walter's Welcome

    The Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru

    **Number 47 on Book Authority's 94 Best Nazi Germany Books of All Time!**Walter’s Welcome is the story of Walter Neisser and the more than fifty members of his family he helped to escape Nazi Germany. The story is told through the letters of the Neisser family, which have been meticulously translated and arranged by Walter’s niece, Eva, who also provides moving historical contextualization and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

    National Book Award Winner: The definitive account of Nazi Germany and “one of the most important works of history of our time” (The New York Times).When the Third Reich fell, it fell swiftly. The Nazis had little time to destroy their memos, their letters, or their diaries. William L. Shirer’s sweeping account of the Third Reich uses these unique sources, combined with his experience living in ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Tunnel 29

    Love, Espionage and Betrayal: the True Story of an Extraordinary Escape Beneath the Berlin Wall

    'Merriman excels at recreating the physicality of their experiences: the smell of dense clay, the click-clack of a woman walking down the street above in high heels... Merriman has burrowed her way deep into interviews, news reports and Stasi files to fashion an impressive real life page-turner.' Guardian'An audacious and compelling tale, told with narrative tension and novelistic drive, creating ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Best Catholics in the World

    The Irish, the Church and the End of a Special Relationship

    by Derek Scally ...
    The Number One BestsellerShortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2021'A great achievement . . . Brilliant, engaging and essential' Colm Tóibín'At once intimate and epic, this is a landmark book' Fintan O'TooleWhen Dubliner Derek Scally goes to Christmas Eve Mass on a visit home from Berlin, he finds more memories than congregants in the church where he was once an altar boy. Not for the first ... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Aftermath

    Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945–1955

    Translated by Shaun Whiteside ...
    ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2021***A 2021 Book of the YearThe Times * Sunday Times * Telegraph * New Statesman * Financial Times * Irish Independent * Daily Mail'A masterpiece' SPECTATOR'Exemplary [and] important... This is the kind of book few writers possess the clarity of vision to write'</stro... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Boys in the Boat

    Cast 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 the promise of glory at the heart of Hitler's Berlin. Stroke by stroke, a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • The Fall of Paris

    The Siege and the Commune 1870-71

    The collapse of France in 1870 had an overwhelming impact – on Paris, on France and on the rest of the world. People everywhere saw Paris as the centre of Europe and the hub of culture, fashion and invention. Suddenly France, not least to the disbelief of her own citizens, was gripped in the vice of the Iron Chancellor’s armies and forced to surrender on humiliating terms. In this brilliant study ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself

    The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in 1945

    by Florian Huber ...
    Translated by Imogen Taylor ...
    A wave of suicides broke across Germany in 1945 as tens of thousands chose death—for themselves and their children—rather than face the defeat of the Third Reich and the reckoning to come.Using the words of eyewitnesses, historian Florian Huber tells of one of the largest mass suicides in history and its suppression by survivors—offering a fascinating insight into the feelings of ordinary people ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Battle Of Tanga, German East Africa, 1914

    In November 1914, British Indian Expeditionary Force “B” conducted an amphibious assault on the Port of Tanga in German East Africa. The British possessed all the tools required for success; they outnumbered the defenders almost eight to one, they possessed the only artillery and naval guns available for the battle, and they landed where the Germans were weak. Despite these factors, a hastily ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Checkpoint Charlie

    The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth

    'As convoluted and deadly as the plot of a novel by John le Carre, but all too real' Daily Mail, Must Reads'With a gripping narrative and vivid interviews with those on all sides whose lives were directly affected by that grim symbol of the East-West divide that poisoned Europe for almost half a century, [MacGregor] has made an important contribution to the history of our times' Jonathan Dimbleby ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $13.99 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

    $11.54 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

    $14.99 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

  • 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

    $4.99 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

    $1.87 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

    $1.87 AUD

  • How Hitler Could Have Won World War II

    The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat

    From an acclaimed military historian, a fascinating account of just how close the Allies were to losing World War II.Most of us rally around the glory of the Allies' victory over the Nazis in World War II. The story is often told of how the good fight was won by an astonishing array of manpower and stunning tactics. However, what is often overlooked is how the intersection between Adolf Hitler's ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD $13.63 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

    $10.99 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Nuremberg Trials

    The Nazis and Their Crimes Against Humanity [Fully Illustrated]

    by Paul Roland ...
    The Nazis were a vile collection of criminals, thugs, misfits, sadists, and petty bureaucrats bound together only by their philosophy of hate and their love of plunder. The stronger their stranglehold on power, the more monstrous their crimes. But when Hitler's 'thousand-year Reich' collapsed after twelve years of increasing repression, how were those responsible to be punished? Hitler, Himmler ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Wermacht

    First-hand accounts form the survivors of Hitler's armed forces

    This is the story of the Second World War as told for the first time by survivors of Germany's armed forces. Like old soldiers everywhere, they are fading away. But these soldiers have an incredible and sometimes shocking story to tell. It certainly does not make for comfortable reading. Secrets which have been bottled up for a lifetime are revealed, stories are told at last and memories which ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD