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By Lomax, Eric, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2014
In 1942 Lomax was caught up in the fall of the British Empire, & tortured by the Japanese. Many years after the war, his life was changed by the discovery...

By Philpott, William James
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2010
An analysis of one of the most iconic campaigns in history - the Battle of the Somme, in which Philpott argues that our view of the battle has been obscured...

By Smith, May, 1914-2004, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Virago, 2013
'These Wonderful Rumours!' gives a unique and surprising insight into life on the Home Front. We gain a new understanding of how the people of Britain...

By Van Emden, Richard, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2013
With extensive research and a focus on individual stories, including extracts from unpublished diaries and letters and a wealth of photographs, Richard...

By Seymour-Jones, Carole, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013
On the night of the 22nd of September 1943, Pearl Witherington, a 29-year-old British secretary and agent of the Special Operations Executive (SOE), was...

By Twigg, Reg, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Viking, 2013
A young British soldier is caught up in the worst defeat in the history of the British Army, the fall of Singapore. Reg Twigg spends the next three years...

By Blackman, Tony, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Grub Street, 2013
The scrapping of the Nimrod programme has been one of the most controversial events in the military aviation world for many a year. This title presents...

By Weinberg, Felix Jiri, author
Book. English.
Published London: Verso, 2013
'Boy 30529' tells the story of a child who at the age of 12 lost everything: hope, home, and even his own identity. Born into a respectable Czech family...

By Kemp, Ross, 1964- author
Book. English.
Published London: Arrow Books, 2013
Ross Kemp retells the most daring British special operations of World War II, from the world's first aircraft carrier strike on an enemy fleet in November...

By Holland, James, 1970- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Corgi Books, 2013
The night of May 16th, 1943. 19 specially adapted Lancasters take off from RAF Scampton, each with a huge 9,000 lb cylindrical bomb strapped underneath...