War Memoirs

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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MARCH BY MOONLIGHT
JACK LOVE & BARRY LOVE    Book Number: 86075
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Sub-titled 'A Bomber Command Story of Ops and Evasion, Captivity and Friendship.' Here is Jack Love's personal account of the experiences he went through joining up for the RAF, training for and t...
BOOM: The Life of Viscount Trenchard
RUSSELL MILLER    Book Number: 81384
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After a spell in the militia in India and then Africa, where, after recovering from a serious injury received in the Boer War, he was seconded to the West African Frontier Force, Trenchard was beco...
REBEL PRIVATE
WILLIAM ANDREW FLETCHER    Book Number: 86257
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The memoirs of a Confederate soldier written at the time in April 1861 when war was declared between the Union and the Confederacy in America. When the news came, it made W. A. Fletcher nervous as...
BEHIND NAZI LINES
A. GEROW HODGES & D. GEORGE    Book Number: 86135
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Filled with secret missions, Nazi villains and daring escapes that actually happened, here is one man's heroic quest to save 149 World War Two POWs. In 1944, hundreds of Allied soldiers were trapp...
UNWOMANLY FACE OF WAR
SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH    Book Number: 86175
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An oral history of women in the Second World War by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. For more than three decades, Svetlana Alexievich has been the memory and conscience of the 20th cen...
AT WAR WITH THE 16TH IRISH DIVISION 1914-1918
J. H. M. STANIFORTH    Book Number: 86352
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Staniforth enlisted as a private soldier and went through the training of the ordinary recruit before rising through the ranks. His letters are among the most perceptive, graphic and evocative per...
POSTCARDS OF THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS 1902-1918: Coming of Age
MICHAEL YOUNG    Book Number: 86381
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Logistic functions carried out by the Army Service Corps (ASC) was essentially transport and supply which had been performed over hundreds of years, but it was only in 1794 that a formal, uniformed...
REIGN OF TERROR: The Budapest Memoirs
VALDEMAR LANGLET    Book Number: 86385
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Born in Stockholm in 1872, Langlet was a gifted linguist and early supporter of Esperanto. He worked as a journalist for a leading newspaper, visiting the new Soviet Union in 1923. In 1931 he mov...
CHURCHILL'S CONFIDANT: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend
RICHARD STEYN    Book Number: 86312
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Brought together first as enemies in the Anglo-Boer War, and later as Allies in WWI, Winston Churchill and Jan Smuts forged a friendship that spanned the first half of the 20th century until Smuts'...
ON LEAVE
DANIEL ANSELME    Book Number: 86413
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Daniel Rabinovitch was born in 1927 and adopted the name Anselme while serving in the French Resistance and this novel was first published in Paris in 1957. France's engagement in Algeria was beco...
REPORTING ON HITLER: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press
WILL WAINEWRIGHT    Book Number: 86418
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Allegedly the only person capable of holding Hitler's intense gaze, Rothay Reynolds was a leading foreign correspondent between the wars, running the Daily Mail's Berlin bureau throughout the 1920s...
EMILY HOBHOUSE: Feminist, Pacifist, Traitor?
ELSABÉ BRITS    Book Number: 86658
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During the Anglo-Boer War, it is estimated that over 27,000 Boer women and children died. Although Emily Hobhouse has been little celebrated in her own country, she is still lauded in South Africa ...
VALENTINE BAKER'S HEROIC STAND AT TASHKESSEN 1877
FRANK JASTRZEMBSKI    Book Number: 86717
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Colonel Valentine Baker's name is attached to one of the most notorious scandals of 19th century Victorian Britain. His name next surfaces as a soldier-of-fortune serving in Egypt during the 1880s...
CASTLE OF THE EAGLES
MARK FELDMAN    Book Number: 86476
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Sub-titled 'Escape from Mussolini's Colditz', here is the astonishing story of 24 British prisoners who used tunnels to break out of a highly fortified Italian castle-turned-prison. In March 1943 ...
OSTEND: Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth
VOLKER WEIDERMANN    Book Number: 86493
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Capturing beautifully the feeling of departure, here is a meeting of the crème de la crème of exiled German writers during a summer of farewells. It is the summer of 1936 and the writer Stefan Zwe...
COVERT RADAR AND SIGNALS INTERCEPTION
PETER JACKSON & DAVID HAYSOM    Book Number: 87012
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Sub-titled 'The Secret Career of Eric Ackermann', here is the career of a man who became a leading figure in the world of signals and electronic intelligence. As a Junior Scientific Officer at the...
SOLDIER OF THE SEVENTY-FIRST: From De La Plata to Waterloo
JOSEPH SINCLAIR    Book Number: 87020
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"The work of a man of superior education, who had enlisted in a moment of pique and humiliation to avoid facing at home the consequences of his own conceit and folly. The author wrote from the ran...
IT'S ME AGAIN: The Bandy Papers
DONALD JACK    Book Number: 87055
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With the blackest of black comedy and seat-of-the-pants escapades, this series about a young pilot makes the War to End All Wars come roaring to life. Descriptive and full of air combats and writt...
CODENAME SUZETTE
ANNE NELSON    Book Number: 87169
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An extraordinary story of resistance and rescue in Nazi Paris, Codename Suzette is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust, an account of exceptional courage in the face of evil. Suzanne Spaak ...
RADICAL GENERAL: Sir Ronald Adam
ROGER BROAD    Book Number: 86982
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The historian Sir Michael Howard said General Sir Ronald Adam (1885-1982) was "...an extraordinarily enlightened adjutant-general", whereas his military contemporary General Sir Bernard Paget said ...
TELLING TALES: The Fabulous Lives of Anita Leslie
PENNY PERRICK    Book Number: 87001
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The story of a flamboyant woman in her upper class circle and her "startling achievements" during the war. Best known for her popular biographies of her relatives including Winston Churchill's mot...
CATCH 22
JOSEPH HELLER     Book Number: 87241
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"Blessedly, monstrously, bloatedly, cynically funny, and fantastically unique. No one has ever written a book like this." - Financial Times. Subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on, the novel's st...
VOICES FROM THE HOLOCAUST
EDITED BY JON E. LEWIS    Book Number: 87282
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First-hand accounts of the Holocaust from the rise of power of Hitler to the Nuremberg trials. During the Holocaust, as many as two million Jews were shot in the open air, in streets and forest cl...
FAREWELL TO ARMS
ERNEST HEMINGWAY    Book Number: 87251
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In an unforgettable depiction of war, Hemingway recreates the fear, comradeship and courage of his young American volunteers and the men and women he encounters along the way with conviction and br...
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