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  • The Long Walk

    The True Story of a Trek to Freedom

    'I hope The Long Walk will remain as a memorial to all those who live and die for freedom, and for all those who for many reasons could not speak for themselves'Slavomir RawiczSlavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19 November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to twenty-five years in a gulag.After a three-month journey in the dead ... Read more

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  • Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany’s Wealthiest Dynasties

    by David de Jong ...
    ‘Lucid and damning … an absorbing – and infuriating – tale of complicity, coverup and denial’ PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE, author of EMPIRE OF PAINA groundbreaking investigation of how the Nazis helped German tycoons make billions from the horrors of the Third Reich and World War II – and how the world allowed them to get away with it.In 1946, Günther Quandt – patriarch of Germany’s most iconic ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • South Africans versus Rommel

    The Untold Story of the Desert War in World War II

    After bitter debate, South Africa, a dominion of the British Empire at the time, declared war on Germany five days after the invasion of Poland in September 1939. Thrust by the British into the campaign against Erwin Rommel’s German Afrika Korps in North Africa, the South Africans fought a see-saw war of defeats followed by successes, culminating in the Battle of El Alamein, where South African ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Sister Viv

    The inspiring gripping WWII story of survival and heroism of a courageous young army nurse from the bestselling award-winning author of THE REMARKABLE MRS REIBEY, LAWSON and HUDSON FYSH

    The inspiring story of the nursing hero who survived a wartime massacre and dedicated her life to saving others - from the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of Flinders, The Remarkable Mrs Reibey, Hudson Fysh and BanjoBangka Island, 1942: Australian Army nurse Vivian Bullwinkel was just twenty-six when Japanese soldiers marched her and her fellow nurses into the shallow waters of a remote ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Double Cross

    The True Story of The D-Day Spies

    by Ben Macintyre ...
    'Addictive and deeply moving' Independent'Utterly gripping' Anthony Beevor, Daily Telegraph'Enthralling ... A reminder that heroism can be found in the most unlikely places' Evening Standard'I have seldom enjoyed a spy story more than this one' Max Hastings, Sunday Times_____________________D-Day, 6 June 1944, the turning point of the S... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Coming Out Under Fire

    The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II

    During World War II, as the United States called on its citizens to serve in unprecedented numbers, the presence of gay Americans in the armed forces increasingly conflicted with the expanding antihomosexual policies and procedures of the military. In Coming Out Under Fire, Allan Berube examines in depth and detail these social and political confrontation--not as a story of how the military ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Operation Kingfisher

    The cancelled rescue mission that sacrificed Sandakan POWs to the Death Marches

    The chain of events that led to the death of over 2,500 Prisoners of War – one of Australia’s worst wartime tragedies – the cancellation of the rescue mission Operation Kingfisher.Finally, the true story of why the Sandakan POWs of World War II were not rescued despite a fully planned and resourced operation – including men, aircraft and naval vessels – all equipped to carry out the rescue mission ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Where Roses Fade

    The Lydmouth Crime Series Book 5

    by Andrew Taylor ...
    'Andrew Taylor is a master story-teller' Daily TelegraphFrom the No.1 bestselling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court, this is the fifth instalment in the acclaimed Lydmouth seriesWhen Mattie Harris's body is found drowned in the river, everyone in Lydmouth knows something is wrong. Mattie wasn't a swimmer - it can't have been a simple accident. She was drunk on the last night of her ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

    Series series Penguin Modern Classics
    'Stands in the absolute first rank of books about the resistance in World War II. If you wish to read about a man more courageous and honourable than Jan Karski, I would have no idea who to recommend' Alan FurstIt is 1939. Jan Karski, a brilliant young Polish student, enjoys a life of parties and pleasure. Then war breaks out and his familiar world is destroyed. Now he must live under a new ... Read more

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  • Tirpitz

    The Life and Death of Germany's Last Super Battleship

    The authors of Bismarck deliver “a very good account of the Tirpitz and of the naval war in the North Atlantic and Norwegian waters” during World War II (NYMAS Review).After the Royal Navy’s bloody high seas campaign to kill the mighty Bismarck, the Allies were left with an uncomfortable truth—the German behemoth had a twin sister. Slightly larger than her sibling, the Tirpitz was equally capable ... Read more

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  • A Wedding for the Bomber Girls

    The feel-good, must-read WW2 historical saga

    by Vicki Beeby ...
    Series Book 2 - Bomber Command Girls
    As wedding bells ring out, joy will be found amidst the tensions of war…At RAF Fenthorpe, instrument repairer Thea is helping her sister, Pearl, plan her wedding alongside fellow WAAF and maid of honour Jenny. A misfit amongst the women on the base, though, Thea is struggling to get others onboard.When Flight Sergeant Fitz makes a point of befriending and standing by her, sparks fly between the ... Read more

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  • The Lighthouse of Stalingrad

    The Hidden Truth at the Centre of WWII's Greatest Battle

    **'Stunning. History at its very best: a blend of impeccably researched scholarship, genuinely revelatory primary sources, and a beautifully written narrative' - James Holland'The sheer brutal intimacy of his descriptions of the fighting are extraordinary' - Frederick Taylor*'*A wonderful and important and timely book' - Alexander Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of The Bedford Boys and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Pathfinders

    The Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWII

    by Will Iredale ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER!Military History Matters Book of the Year Bronze Award Winner'Compelling... sensitive, colourful and moving' -- Saul David, Telegraph'Fascinating and utterly gripping' -- James Holland'Absorbing' -- Daily Mail Book of the WeekThe incredible story of the crack team of men and women who transformed RA... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Red Devils

    The Trailblazers of the Parachute Regiment in World War Two: An Authorized History

    by Mark Urban ...
    A GRIPPING, AUTHORISED HISTORY OF THE DARING 'RED DEVILS' TOLD THROUGH THE FATES OF SIX HEROES.'Riveting . . . Full of daring action, standout characters and cutting edge operations, this is unputdownable' Damien Lewis'Gripping and authoritative. Family men, circus performers, solicitors, communists, and reactionaries all fought together and shed blood for their country - a true and moving story ... Read more

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  • Hurricane

    The Plane That Saved Britain

    The riveting exploits of a fighter aircraft – and an underrated aerial hero of the Second World WarThe Hawker Hurricane was flying on the outbreak of war in 1939. Six years later, having saved Britain, it was still playing a major part in the war effort.Widely remembered in its fighter role and unjustly left in the shade of the Spitfire, the Hurricane’s role was varied and pivotal: as a fighter, ... Read more

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  • The Pharmacist of Auschwitz

    The Untold Story

    "Shocking. Revelatory. Compelling. A truly authentic and riveting read. A milestone in WWII and Holocaust history."-- Damien Lewis, author: The Nazi HuntersA harrowing, beautifully written and extremely well-researched account of a little-known aspect of the Holocaust. Patricia Posner's fine prose style grips from page one, and the horror will stay with you long after you finish the book." -- ... Read more

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  • Berlin Diary

    The author of the international bestseller The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich offers a personal account of life in Nazi Germany at the start of WWII.By the late 1930s, Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Nazi Party, had consolidated power in Germany and was leading the world into war. A young foreign correspondent was on hand to bear witness.More than two decades prior to the publication of his ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Crete

    The Battle and the Resistance

    by Antony Beevor ...
    Acclaimed historian and best-selling author Antony Beevor vividly brings to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete - reissued with a new introduction.'The best book we have got on Crete' ObserverThe Germans expected their airborne attack on Crete in 1941 - a unique event in the history of warfare - to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise. They had no idea ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Girls of Bomber Command

    An uplifting and charming WWII saga

    by Vicki Beeby ...
    Series Book 1 - Bomber Command Girls
    With an enemy in their midst, can they still protect their fighters in the skies?Pearl has given up on her dreams of being a journalist after being denied a promotion because of her gender. Joining the WAAF as a radio telephone operator for Bomber Command, Pearl's new job at RAF Fenthorpe serves two purposes – providing an income for her grandmother, and keeping a close eye on her younger sister, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Munich Wolf

    The gripping new 2024 Sunday Times bestselling thriller

    by Rory Clements ...
    **'**An atmospheric and gripping standalone thriller' - THE TIMESThe gripping new 2024 thriller from the Sunday Times and one million copy bestselling author of The English Führer. In this brilliant standalone crime novel set in 1930s Munich, Detective Sebastian Wolff must walk a tight line between doing his job and falling foul of the Nazi party he despises.MUNICH, 1935 - The Bavarian capital is ... Read more

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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

  • The Last Hours in Paris: A powerful, moving and redemptive story of wartime love and sacrifice for fans of historical fiction

    by Ruth Druart ...
    War brings them together.Will liberation tear them apart?'Wonderful. A heartbreaking story of the power of love and forgiveness' JILL MANSELL'A tender, thrilling story of love and family secrets in time of war' RACHEL HORE'I was so engrossed. A wonderful, moving, ultimately uplifting book' LESLEY PEARSEFrom the bestselling author of WHILE PARIS... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Rape of Nanking

    The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

    by Iris Chang ...
    The New York Times bestselling account of one of history's most brutal—and forgotten—massacres, when the Japanese army destroyed China's capital city on the eve of World War II, "piecing together the abundant eyewitness reports into an undeniable tapestry of horror". (Adam Hochschild, Salon)In December 1937, one of the most horrific atrocities in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. The ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD