Eric Carter; Antony Loveless
Second World War fighter pilot Eric Carter is one of only four surviving members of a secret mission, code-named 'Force Benedict'. Sanctioned by Winston Churchill in...
On the night of 28 March 1942 the Royal Navy and British commandos assaulted the German-held French Atlantic port of Saint-Nazaire. This is the true story behind 'The Greatest Raid...
The Editors of LIFE Magazine
Probably the most famous combat photographs ever made were those taken on the beach in Normandy during the D-Day invasions by Robert Capa, shooting for LIFE and going in with...
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Offering an account of accidents, near-misses, heroism and technological breakthroughs, this book explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deploy weapons...
Reveals a new aspect of the great Prime Minister's life, so far completely neglected by historians: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy on atomic...
In a London dining room in 1907, the chairmen of the White Star Line and the Belfast shipbuilder Harland & Wolff gathered round a table to discuss the construction of...
From the bestselling author of Agent Zigzag. The thrilling true story of the greatest and most successful wartime deception ever attempted A Richard & Judy Book Club selection
Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim to be making. In...
A gripping account of the epic hunt for Hitler's most terrifying battleship - the legendary Tirpitz - and the brave men who risked their lives to attack and destroy this...
Cassell; R. G. Grant; R. G. Grant
1001 Battles That Changed the Course of History is the essential guide to the most intense, dramatic, important, and extraordinary conflicts that have occurred over the last five millennia.
The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. What followed them was some...
The Comic Stripper; Al Murray; Mark...
Our armed forces have a legendary sense of humour dating back over generations of servicemen and women. The Laughing Soldier: The British Forces Jokebook, in aid of Project 65 -...
D-Day as it has never been told before.
Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction; the extraordinary and forgotten story behind the building of the First World War cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable and...
Sonke Neitzel; Harald Welzer
A remarkable, controversial book about Germany's soldiers in the Second World War drawn from transcriptions of their secretly recorded conversations
Reveals the corruption behind BAE's controversial transactions in South Africa, Tanzania and eastern Europe and the relationships that characterise the US Congressional-Military-Industrial Complex. This title exposes both the formal government-backed...