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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...

Air Force blue: the RAF in World War Two: spearhead of victory

By Bishop, Patrick
Book. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2017
In a return to sweeping social history of wartime, Patrick Bishop explores the lives and wartime experience of thousands of men and women who served in...

Lost warriors: Seagrim and Pagani of Burma: the last great untold story of WWII

By Davies, Philip
Book. English.
Published Croxley Green, Hertfordshire: Atlantic Publishing, 2017
This is a detailed account of the guerrilla war conducted by remarkable Hugh Seagrim and his fellow soldier, Ras Pagani in the Burmese jungle after Burma...

The Holocaust: a new history

By Rees, Laurence
Book. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2017
This text answers two fundamental questions about the Holocaust. How, and why, did it happen? Laurence Rees's answer, based on the latest academic research...
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