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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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...
BRASSEY'S AIR COMBAT READER: Historic Feats
WALTER J. BOYNE & P. HANDLEMAN    Book Number: 77000
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Grab your helmet and goggles to take an exciting flight. Here are 28 pieces beginning with The Machine Gun Takes Wings by Arch Whitehouse 1915, Downing My First Hun by Edward Lee Rickenbacker, Man...
THIS MAN'S ARMY: A War in Fifty-Odd Sonnets
JOHN ALLAN WYETH    Book Number: 77677
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'Long salvage trains. We shunt along and stall. And like a pumping vein, our eardrums jump and catch from very far the muffled pulse of guns along the front.' We herald the reappearance of this ...
FLY AWAY HOME
CHRISTINE NOSTLINGER    Book Number: 77971
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Life for Cristal has been upside down for a long time and she can't even remember things before the war began, before potatoes for every meal and bombs raining down from the sky, before being force...
JOSEPH M. BRUCCOLI GREAT WAR SERIES: Set of Four
Unknown    Book Number: 78183
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Set consists of Captain Conan, Zero Hour, The Somme Including Also The Coward and This Man's Army: A War in Fifty-Odd Sonnets. Buy all four paperbacks in the Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Series an...
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...
STAY THE DISTANCE
PETER JACOBS    Book Number: 79480
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Sub-titled 'The Life and Times of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael Beetham' here is the eagerly awaited authorised biography of the last Chief of the Air Staff to have flown in the face o...
JET THE RESCUE DOG AND OTHER EXTRAORDINARY STORIES
DAVID LONG    Book Number: 80307
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The heartwarming story of Jet comes from the Blitz in 1944, and many of these 33 tales of animal heroism date to World War II. Jet was an Alsatian from Liverpool and one of the first dogs to be tra...
BY AIR TO BATTLE
EDITED BY BOB CARRUTHERS    Book Number: 80500
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Sub-titled 'The Official History of the British Paratroops in World War Two', this is one of the excellent Pen & Sword series of World War Two history books from original sources. First published ...
CONSTANCE STREET
CHARLIE CONNELLY    Book Number: 80980
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The true story of one family and one street in Silvertown, in the East End of London, a stone's throw from Bibliophile's HQ. Through the Great War, the Roaring Twenties, the Depression and the out...
GOING AFTER CACCIATO
TIM O'BRIEN    Book Number: 80983
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One rainy day in Vietnam a pleasant, moon-faced soldier named Cacciato decides that all things bad, all things considered, he'd rather be in Paris, even if he has to walk all 8,600 miles to get the...
IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS
TIM O'BRIEN    Book Number: 80992
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In a remote cabin deep in the Minnesota woods, Kathy Wade is comforting her husband John, a Vietnam vet and ambitious politician who has suffered a devastating electoral defeat. Then one night she...
NORTHERN LIGHTS
TIM O'BRIEN    Book Number: 80995
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Harvey has returned from Vietnam tough, cynical and world-weary. His brother Paul stayed at home. When they set off on a long skiing trip through the remote Minnesota woods, Harvey is boisterous ...
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...
GURKHA
KAILASH LIMBU    Book Number: 81126
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This Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller is sub-titled 'Better to Die than Live a Coward: My Life with the Gurkhas' and is one man's story, the story of a Gurkha soldier serving in the British Army. '...
FLIGHT FROM THE REICH
DEBORAH DWORK & R JAN VAN PELT    Book Number: 80838
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Anne Frank was a German-Jewish refugee who officially held German nationality until Berlin stripped all Jews living outside the borders of the Reich of their citizenship. All became stateless. Th...
IMPOSSIBLE LOVE: Ascher Levy's Longing for Germany
ROMAN FRISTER    Book Number: 80859
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Following a surprise find of documents in the flea market at Jaffa, the author lovingly reconstructs the lives of five generations of the Jewish family Levy, based mainly in Pomeranian towns which ...
KITES ARE FLYING!
MICHAEL MORPURGO    Book Number: 81303
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Set in May 2008, an eight year old thinks of his brother, four years older, who has been the father of the family since their father was taken away by the occupiers and put in a prison camp when th...
SECRET HISTORY OF THE BLITZ
JOSHUA LEVINE    Book Number: 81337
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This poignant read reveals how British citizens coped through the Blitz of 1940-41, facing shortages of many goods and long periods of boredom in the air raid shelters. Air raids and bombed buildin...
EDITH CAVELL
DIANA SOUHAMI    Book Number: 81393
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The renowned First World War nurse Edith Cavell was the war's true angel of mercy and here her story is related by a first-rate biographer. 'Souhami deftly demonstrates the trials of making a livi...
GUERNICA
Dave Boling    Book Number: 81477
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If you have ever wondered what Picasso wanted to say with his violent, angular painting, this epic novel says it in words. In 1935, Miguel Navarro finds himself in conflict with the Spanish Civil ...
WAR STORIES
EDITED BY S. FAULKS & J. HENSG    Book Number: 81502
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A superb book of extracts from works of fiction set in the wars of the last century and the intense pressures both on the battlefield and behind it, both in the generations that fought and in their...
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...
THE FACES OF WORLD WAR I: The Great War in Words and Picture
MAX ARTHUR    Book Number: 79516
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Max Arthur is not only a great longstanding friend of Bibliophile but also one of Britain's greatest military historians. His Forgotten Voices of the Great War, published in 2002, is regarded as on...
ALL HANDS TO HARVEST
EDITED BY MARTIN WAINRIGHT    Book Number: 81639
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These guardian country diaries, written in wartime, were first published in 2007 as 'Wartime Country Diaries' with subjects ranging from Stone Age hillforts to the bitterness of the Iraq War. They...
AROUND THE VILLAGE GREEN
DOT MAY DUNN    Book Number: 81824
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By the author of 'Twelve Babies on a Bike' the year is 1939 and World War Two is just beginning. Little Dot May Dunn and her friends can no longer play in the quiet streets of their Derbyshire vil...
FIGHTING FIT: Wartime Battle For Britain's Health
LAURA DAWES    Book Number: 81833
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'This is your victory...this is your hour' Winston Churchill told the crown on 8th May 1945. The weapons in his quieter struggle were soap, bread, posters, milk and medicine. The fight for health...
SILENT DAY: A Landmark Oral History of D-Day
MAX ARTHUR OBE    Book Number: 82175
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The self-acclaimed 'third greatest living historian in Britain today' is a dear friend of Bibliophiles and has kindly SIGNED every copy of this book. He is the author of 'Forgotten Voices of the G...
VOICES IN FLIGHT: The Royal Naval Air Service
MALCOLM SMITH    Book Number: 82056
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The Royal Naval Air Service was created for service during World War I and was subsequently absorbed into the newly formed Royal Air Force. During the War, naval aviation developed at enormous spee...
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