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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WOMEN AT THE READY:
PATRICIA & ROBERT MALCOLMSON    Book Number: 75356
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The magnificent saga of sacrifice and determination during World War Two on the part of the Women's Voluntary Services, or WVS, has never before been fully told. This moving volume brings to life,...

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TELEGRAM FROM GUERNICA
NICHOLAS RANKIN    Book Number: 75398
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George Lowther Steer (1909-1944) was a classical scholar who fought against dictatorship. Perhaps our greatest war correspondent, he reported the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, the Russian invasion...

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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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PAPA SPY: Love, Faith and Betrayal in Wartime Spain
JIMMY BURNS    Book Number: 75470
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The Spanish theatre in WWII is little discussed. Hitler's support for the victorious Franco during the Spanish Civil War meant that he had a foothold south of the Pyrenees which would lead to Axis ...

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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...
ALL HANDS TO THE HARVEST: Guardian Country Diaries
EDITED BY MARTIN WAINWRIGHT    Book Number: 76229
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Written in wartime, one of the dozens of fascinating and nostalgic recollections was written in August 1941: 'In these days of transport difficulties, it is seldom that a party of naturalists is ab...

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MY GOLDEN FLYING YEARS
AIR COMM. D'ARCY GREIG    Book Number: 76620
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The story begins in France in late 1918 when Greig was flying FE2b night bombers, then through the early 1920s as he served in Iraq, piloting Bristol fighters for three years against rebel insurgen...

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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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THE GHOST ROAD
PAT BARKER    Book Number: 76724
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Winner of the 1995 Booker Prize, we have a reissued Penguin paperback edition of this, one of the most distinguished works of contemporary fiction. Pat Barker produced a trilogy which is right up ...

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