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By Niemann, Derek, author
Paperback. English.
Published [London]: Short Books, 2013
This is the inspiring story of how a passion for birds enabled four young men to escape the horror of internment in a German PoW camp - and brought about...

By Cobb, Matthew, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2013
The liberation of Paris was a momentous point in 20th-century history, yet it is now largely forgotten outside France. 'Eleven Days in August' is a pulsating...

By Mortimer, Barbara, 1944- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Arrow Books, 2013
On 3 September 1939, the Prime Minister declared that Britain was at war with Nazi Germany. Thousands of young women, many of them barely out of school...

By Ottaway, Susan, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Harper, 2013
This is the incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, two sisters who risked and gave everything to fight for our...

By Bartlett, W. B., author
Book. English.
Published Stroud, Gloucestershire: Amberley, 2013
The story of the Dambusters has gone down as one of the most famous air-strikes in history. Yet behind the story of courage and determination lies another...

By McNab, Chris, 1970- author
Hardback. English.
Published Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2012
'America's Elite' takes the reader through some of the most dramatic special forces operations in US history, from sniping British commanders during the...

By Read, Simon, 1974- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Constable, 2013
In March 1943, 76 Allied officers tunnelled out of Stalag Luft III. Of the 73 captured, over 50 were shot by direct order of Hitler. This is the story...

By Walters, Guy, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bantam Press, 2013
In 1942 the Germans built a 'break-out-proof' POW camp to house serial escapee prisoners. Little did they know that they were putting 250 of the most...

By Smith, Daniel, 1976- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Aurum, 2013
Dan Smith tells the full story of this remarkable wartime episode when spades, forks and bean canes became weapons the ordinary citizen could take up...

By Fiennes, Peter
Paperback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2012
'To War with God' is the moving account of Anglican chaplain Edward Montmorency 'Monty' Guildford's service in the First World War. Written by his grandson...