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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LETTERS AND NEWS FROM THE TRENCHES AND THE HOME FRONT
EDITED BY ROBERT HAMILTON    Book Number: 79364
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Powerfully evocative, viscerally raw and frequently haunting, these are the thoughts of men who knew that every moment could be their last, that the whistling of an approaching German shell could s...
LOVE-CHARM OF BOMBS: Restless Lives In the Second World War
LARA FEIGEL    Book Number: 80489
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A powerful wartime chronicle told through the eyes of five prominent writers - Elizabeth Bowen, Graham Greene, Rose Macaulay, Hilde Spiel and Henry Yorke (writing as Henry Green). Capturing the st...
SUMMER OF '45: Stories and Voices From VE Day to VJ Day
KEVIN TELFER    Book Number: 81065
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On 8th May 1945 Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister, announced to waiting crowds that the Allies had accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and that the War in Europe was over. For...
NAZI THUG TO BRITISH MAYOR: Bruno's Story
ANDREW SANGSTER    Book Number: 81530
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Bruno was a fanatical of Hitler Youth member, taught to hate Jews, although he couldn't understand how the hatred needed to encompass such Jews as the elderly Frau Goldblatt who ran the grocery sho...
LOST AIRMAN
SETH MEYEROWITZ    Book Number: 82307
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The suspenseful story of a truly remarkable American, shot down over enemy occupied territory in World War Two, who amazingly managed to stay a step ahead of the Nazis for over six months and get b...
EVENING CHORUS
HELEN HUMPHREYS    Book Number: 82351
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The award-winning Canadian writer has created four unforgettable characters whose lives intersect in a novel rich with nature imagery with colours of flowers and smells of earth contrasting to the ...
1ST HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY 1943-44: In The Shadow of Monte Amaro
GARRY O'CONNOR    Book Number: 82485
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During the Second World War, the 1st Household Cavalry were in action in Italy, where the Italian Campaign was well underway. This account, based upon diaries and interviews with survivors explains...
IF IT MOVES, SALUTE IT!
MICHAEL PERRIS    Book Number: 82493
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National Service finally came to an end in 1960, although it was 1963 before the last conscript left the army. This account of Navy life from the late 1950s gives a vivid personal impression of Nat...
SCHOOLS AT WAR: A Story of Education, Evacuation
DAVID STRANACK    Book Number: 82517
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When AROPS (Association of Old Pupils' Societies) decided to conduct a survey to discover what happened to its members' Alma Maters during the war years, the response was such that they received a ...
UNDER THE QUEEN'S COLOURS: Voices From the Forces 1952-2012
PENNY LEGG    Book Number: 82523
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Talking to anyone who has served in the Armed Forces will bring forth a series of anecdotes and recollections, some thoughtful, others hilarious. This collection of reminiscences from the 1950s onw...
WHEN THE LAMPS WENT OUT: From Home Front to Battle Front
EDITED BY NIGEL FOUNTAIN    Book Number: 82528
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During the First World War, newspapers were eagerly perused by millions, all anxious to know what was happening, especially to those fighting at the front. This collection of extracts from various ...
DEATH WAS OUR BEDMATE
AGNES MCEWAN & C. THOMSON    Book Number: 82898
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The story of the 155th (Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment has been consistently misrepresented, and the authors are aiming to set the record straight. Agnes McEwan?s father was a gunner with the...
WAR DIARIES 1939 DVD
LIAM DALE    Book Number: 82788
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Bookending the companion DVD War Diaries 1942 code 82789, here recorded for posterity by people who lived through this incredible time are war diaries from the very beginning of the conflict of WWI...
WAR DIARIES 1945 DVD
LIAM DALE    Book Number: 82789
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Many of us remember relatives and friends who were involved in the Second World War, but as the years go by, passing on the lessons learnt to each new generation becomes ever more important. This ...
SILVER SPITFIRE: The Legendary WWII RAF Fighter Pilot
TOM NEIL    Book Number: 82728
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In the build-up to D-Day in 1944, Battle of Britain ace Tom Neil was assigned by the RAF to be liaison officer with an American fighter squadron, the 100th Fighter Wing of the US 9th Air Force, whi...
WE DIE ALONE                                                
DAVID HOWARTH    Book Number: 82732
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Crippled by frostbite, snow-blind and hunted by the Nazis, Jan Baalstrud managed to find a tiny Arctic village. There, delirious and near death, he found villagers willing to risk their own lives ...
WORRALS CARRIES ON
CAPTAIN W. E. JOHNS    Book Number: 82751
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A sequel to Worrals on the WAAF code 82753, Flying Officer Joan Worralson is finding life in service dull until a chance discovery puts her on the trail of a double agent. The hunt takes her and h...
YORK IN THE GREAT WAR
KARYN BURNHAM    Book Number: 83016
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The Great War touched every single town and city in Britain and barely a community escaped unscathed. Despite a long and tumultuous history, the seemingly brief period between 1914 and 1918 left a...
DEFENDING BRITAIN'S SKIES 1940-1945
JOHN GREHAN & MARTIN MACE    Book Number: 83256
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The Spitfires and Hurricanes of Fighter Command were not the only defenders of Britain's skies. Throughout WWII, considerable resources were employed in anti-aircraft defences. These often achiev...
MISSING BELIEVED KILLED
STUART HADAWAY    Book Number: 83262
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A Pen & Sword Aviation book sub-titled 'Casualty Policy and the Missing Research and Enquiry Service 1939-1952.' During WWII, it became apparent that the system for tracing the whereabouts of the ...
WINGED CRUSADERS
MICHAEL NAPIER    Book Number: 83268
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The author joined the RAF in 1978 and served with 14 Squadron as a Tornado pilot and is now an airline captain. Formed in 1915 and still operational today, 14 Squadron is one of the RAF's longest ...
THE BOYS: Triumph Over Adversity
MARTIN GILBERT    Book Number: 83275
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Sub-titled 'The Story of 732 Young Concentration Camp Survivors' this now classic modern history book was first published in 1996 and here reprinted in facsimile paperback, scanned from the origina...
BITTER TASTE OF VICTORY:
LARA FEIGEL    Book Number: 83226
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The task of reconstructing Germany after World War II demanded far more than food parcels and building programmes. The goal was to demilitarise the country that had supported Nazism, and planeloads...
NOBLE ENDEAVOURS: The Life of Two Countries
MIRANDA SEYMOUR    Book Number: 83483
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Herbert Sulzbach, son of a wealthy banker from Frankfurt, began the war as a German patriot aged 20. 'We certainly did not want this war!' he wrote in October 1914. Marching home four years later ...
LIBERTY OR DEATH! The Life & Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell
MARIA PAEZ VICTOR    Book Number: 83661
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When Richard Vowell bought his commission in the First Venezuelan Lancers in 1817, he was joining the legendary revolutionary army of Simon Bolivar which would gain independence for Venezuela, Colo...
WHEN THE OFFICE WENT TO WAR: War Letters
CLARE HORNE & KATHRYN PHELPS    Book Number: 83694
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Here we have a most unusual anthology of WWI letters. In the course of the Great War the men of the Great Western Railway Audit Office who were serving in the armed forces kept up regular correspon...
BEDBUG
PETER DAY    Book Number: 83887
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Originally published as 'Klop', here are real life stories of secret agents, conspiracy, defectors and top-secret intelligence in the Cold War. It could so easily be today! Subtitled 'Klop Ustino...
DRUM TAPS: The Complete Civil War Poems
WALT WHITMAN    Book Number: 83899
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In 1862, hearing that his brother had been wounded in the American Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, the 42-year old poet Walt Whitman journeyed to find him and happily discovered that the injury...
FIRE AND MOVEMENT: The British Expeditionary Force
PETER HART    Book Number: 83906
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The expeditionary force which inaugurated World War I in 1914 was small beside the might of the German army, and much has been made of the gallant heroism of the British troops dismissed as a "cont...
EVE'S WAR: The Diaries of a Military Wife
EVELYN SHILLINGTON    Book Number: 84022
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Evelyn Beatrice Clifford was born in Hampshire in 1893, the only child of Harold Mills Clifford, a Captain in the Scottish Rifles and his wife Emlie a playwright who wrote West End hits Where the R...
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