Categories War Memoirs

War Memoirs

War Memoirs

War and military, warfare worldwide, soldiers and regiments, battlefields and war zones. Historical overviews of world conflicts over the centuries through the eyes and words of those who were there.

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ANY SURVIVORS?: A Lost Novel of World War Two
MARTIN FREUD    Book Number: 75685
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In 2008 a faded typescript was discovered in a suitcase in the attic of one of Martin Freud's grandchildren. It was a satirical novel about the Second World War, written by Sigmund Freud's son, bu...
DANGEROUS AMBITION: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson
SUSAN HERTOG    Book Number: 75444
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Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson were two brilliant women journalists who carved out a place for themselves in the cut-throat political, literary and social world of the early 20th century. Dorot...

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WALKING WITH THE WOUNDED:
MARK MCCRUM    Book Number: 75967
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This remarkable book with a foreword by Prince Harry tells the inspiring story of how four soldiers who had suffered devastating injuries in recent conflicts set out on a challenge to trek 200 mile...
COCKNEY ORPHAN
CAROL RIVERS    Book Number: 76331
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A fictional tale set on the Isle of Dogs in the heart of London's Docklands on the first terrible night of a nine month Blitz, September 7th 1940. The book was previously published with the title ...

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WE WERE YOUNG AND AT WAR
SARAH WALLIS & SVETLANA PALMER    Book Number: 76748
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While the Diary of Anne Frank remains the most famous child's diary the world over, other young people's accounts that survived the Second World War have been largely forgotten. Our book follows t...

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BONZO'S WAR: Animals under Fire 1939-1945
CLARE CAMPBELL    Book Number: 77169
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A platform for the hitherto mute voices of animals caught up in a human conflict far beyond their understanding. What was it like to be a dog or cat when the world was at war, when food was ration...

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HOUSE IN SOUTH ROAD
JOYCE STOREY    Book Number: 77177
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Born near Bristol in 1917, Joyce began her autobiography at the age of 66. It follows her pre-war life in Bristol, an era of corset and chocolate factories, of 'service' and glamorous silent movie...

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SHOP GIRLS
ELLEE SEYMOUR    Book Number: 77187
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Step into a bygone era when courtesy and first-rate customer service was expected. Meet Eve, Irene, Betty and Rosemary, working for the exclusive department store Heyworth's Fashions in Cambridge....

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GIRL FROM STATION X: My Mother's Unknown Life
ELISA SEGRAVE    Book Number: 77325
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In a poignant and revealing description of what war does to people's emotions, this moving memoir explores the complex and contradictory feelings of a daughter towards her mother. It is also a sto...

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PLOUGH AND SCATTER:
J. IVOR HANSON & A. WAKEFIELD    Book Number: 77315
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John Ivor Hanson was born in Port Talbot in 1898. Aged 16 when the war began, as soon as he was 18 he and his best friend Abraham joined up. Ivor was posted to the Royal Field Artillery and Abraham...

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