When FDR, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin gathered outside the Crimean city of Yalta in February 1945, they had Hitler's armies on the run, and victory was just a matter...
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A remarkable, controversial book about Germany's soldiers in the Second World War drawn from transcriptions of their secretly recorded conversations
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Action-packed Second World War memoir by the UK's last living torpedo pilots.
D-Day as it has never been told before
When the author returned home from Afghanistan, he left behind him surreal intensity and exhilaration of battle. He also left behind lasting bonds of friendship formed with his Afghan comrades...
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In almost every major war there comes a point where defeat looms for one side and its rulers cut a deal with victors, if only in an attempt to save...
A magisterial, single-volume history of the greatest conflict the world has ever known by our foremost military historian
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