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The sea devil: the adventures of Felix von Luckner, the last raider under sail

By Jefferson, Sam
Book. English.
Published London: Osprey Publishing, 2017
In 1916, a three-masted ship named Hero sailed under Norwegian colors out of the Elbe River in Germany. Loaded with cargo and ostensibly bound for Australia...

V force boys

By Blackman, Tony
Book. English.
Published London: Grub Street, 2017
A fascinating collection of previously unpublished stories by V Force ground and aircrew for all three V bombers. Among other highlights, the book includes...

The drowned and the saved

By Levi, Primo
Book. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2013
Shortly after completing 'The Drowned and the Saved', Primo Levi committed suicide. The manner of his death was sudden, violent and unpremeditated, and...

Keep smiling through: my wartime story

By Lynn, Vera
Book. English.
Published London: Century, 2017
'I was just 27 years old when I went to Burma. It was an experience that changed my life forever. Up until that time I had not really travelled anywhere...

Castle of the eagles: escape from Mussolini's Colditz

By Felton, Mark
Book. English.
Published London: Icon, 2017
High in the Tuscan hills above Florence, the menacing Vincigliata Castle - a very special prisoner-of-war camp converted on Mussolini's personal orders...

SAS ghost patrol: the ultra-secret unit that posed as Nazi stormtroopers

By Lewis, Damien
Book. English.
Published London: Quercus, 2017
This is the explosive true story of the day in 1942 when the SAS donned Nazi uniforms to perpetrate the most audacious and daring mission of the war....

The Paras: from the Falklands to Afghanistan in their own words

By Arthur, Max
Book. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2017
Published to coincide with 75th anniversary of its formation, this is the definitive history of the iconic Parachute Regiment, told through the voices...

The war in the West: a new history. Volume 2, The Allies fight back 1941-43

By Holland, James
Book. English.
Published London: Corgi Books, 2017
In the second volume of his acclaimed new history of the Second World War, James Holland examines the momentous turning points of 1941-1943: Hitler's...

Somme: into the breach

By Sebag-Montefiore, Hugh
Book. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2017
[New edition]
An extraordinary and fresh account of the most famous battle in World War One. No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front...

Passchendaele: a new history

By Lloyd, Nick
Book. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2017
Between July and November 1917, in a small corner of Belgium, more than 500,000 men were killed or maimed, gassed or drowned - and many of the bodies...
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