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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TWINS OF AUSCHWITZ
Book number: 89647 Product format: Paperback Author: EVA MOZES KOR
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The heart-breaking and inspiring memoir of an Auschwitz twin including an epilogue on Eva's incredible recovery and her remarkable decision to publicly forgive the Nazis. Through her museum and le...
HOSPITAL SKETCHES FROM THE CIVIL WAR
Book number: 89189 Product format: Paperback Author: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
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The author of Little Women wrote personal letters which provide a raw and honest account of the reality of battlefield medicine during the American Civil War, a war which tore the country and famil...
HOUSE OF GLASS
Book number: 91091 Product format: Hardback Author: HADLEY FREEMAN
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A moving memoir following the Glass siblings throughout the course of the 20th century exploring assimilation, identity and home, the book is the story and secrets of a 20th century Jewish family. ...
BANDAGING THE BLITZ
Book number: 91060 Product format: Paperback Author: PHYLL MACDONALD I. D. ROBERTS
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Sub-titled 'The True Story of a Young Nurse in Wartime London'. In 1938, 18 year old Phyllis Ellsworth packs her bags, says goodbye to her anxious parents, and sets off from her quiet seaside home...
DUNKIRK: The Epic Story
Book number: 91063 Product format: Paperback Author: JOHN HARRIS
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The epic story of history's most extraordinary evacuation, and one of the most famous episodes of the Second World War, this book is about the miracle on the beaches that saved a nation. In May 19...
D-DAY: The Soldiers' Story
Book number: 91119 Product format: Paperback Author: GILES MILTON
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The first American troops to wade ashore on Omaha Beach were jokingly known as the Suicide Wave. Almost none came back. An epic battle that involved 156,000 men, 7,000 ships and 20,000 armoured v...
FIGHTING FRANCE: From Dunkerque to Belfort
Book number: 91148 Product format: Paperback Author: EDITH WHARTON
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American novelist Edith Wharton (1862-1937) is best known for the Age of Innocence. Opening in August 1914 as the onset of the First World War is announced to sunlit Paris, Wharton's chronicle of ...
BOOKSHOP IN BERLIN
Book number: 90782 Product format: Hardback Author: FRANCOISE FRENKEL
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A French equivalent to the anonymous 'A Woman In Berlin' (which we stock code 91513), and a non-fiction counterpoint to Suite Française, the author who died in 1975 writes that it is 'the duty of ...
BOHEMIANS: The Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance
Book number: 91328 Product format: Hardback Author: NORMAN OHLER
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An incredible true story of two idealistic young lovers who led Germany's largest anti-Nazi resistance group, right in the darkening heart of Berlin. Summertime 1935 and on a lake near the city a ...
FEAR AND THE FREEDOM: How the Second World War Changed Us
Book number: 91345 Product format: Hardback Author: KEITH LOWE
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'A deft blend of historical research, moving interviews and challenging psychological insights, Lowe writes with elegance and perception.' - Jonathan Dimbleby. The fruit of five years labour, Lowe...
LOVE IN THE BLITZ
Book number: 91610 Product format: Hardback Author: EILEEN ALEXANDER
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Sub-titled 'The Greatest Lost Love Letters of the Second World War', Eileen Alexander graduated in 1939 with a brilliant First Class degree in English from Girton College, Cambridge. Her subsequen...
SOLDIERS: Great Stories of War and Peace
Book number: 91638 Product format: Hardback Author: MAX HASTINGS
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Here you will meet Jewish heroes of the Bible, Rome's Captain of the Gate, Queen Boudicca, Joan of Arc, Cromwell, Wellington, Napoleon's marshals, Ulysses S. Grant, George S. Patton, Sir John Moore...
BATTLE OF BRITAIN: The Pilots and Planes that Made History
Book number: 91769 Product format: Paperback Author: SIMON PEARSON
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Written on the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the book brings to life the pilots and planes involved through the stories of 18 airmen, nine from each side, and 18 different aircraft. T...
BLITZ SPIRIT 1939-1945
Book number: 91770 Product format: Hardback Author: COMPILED BY BECKY BROWN
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The Mass-Observation Archive is a priceless time capsule of ordinary voices that might otherwise have been forgotten. Throughout WW2, hundreds of people kept diaries of their private daily lives a...
GOSHAWK SQUADRON
Book number: 91778 Product format: Paperback Author: DEREK ROBINSON
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Described as 'The missing link between Catch-22 and Black Adder', this book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and is produced in a 50th anniversary edition with an introduction by James Holland....
HIT THE TARGET
Book number: 91719 Product format: Hardback Author: BILL YENNE
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By the famous author of 'Aces High' the aviation and military historian Bill Yenne comes the stirring true story of the Eighth Air Force in World War Two. Less than a month after the attack on Pea...
AN EXTRAORDINARY ITALIAN IMPRISONMENT
Book number: 91858 Product format: Hardback Author: BRIAN LETT
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The Brutal Truth of Campo 21, 1942-1943 is the sub-title. As Rommel began to achieve Axis victories in north Africa, thousands of Allied POWs were transferred to camps in mainland Italy. An estima...
BUDDIES
Book number: 91861 Product format: Paperback Author: L. DOUGLAS KEENEY
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Far from home and faced with the horrors of combat, hundreds of men and boys fighting in World War Two found comfort and companionship with the animals they adopted at training centres and in war z...
DEATH IN THE AIR
Book number: 91865 Product format: Paperback Author: WESLEY D. ARCHER
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Sub-titled 'The War Diary and Photographs of a Flying Corps Pilot', when first published in 1933 the book was considered the ultimate record of aerial combat in the First World War. Its extraordin...
TO WAR WITH THE WALKERS
Book number: 91887 Product format: Paperback Author: ANNABEL VENNING
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Weaving the lives of brothers, sisters, wives, husbands and lovers seamlessly, this sweeping narrative casts a highly personal light on some of the most significant episodes of the Second World War...
INVISIBLE CROSS
Book number: 91899 Product format: Hardback Author: ANDREW DAVIDSON
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'For regular soldiers like Chaplin it is not a happy union, almost a demotion following the brigade's failure at Loos. He worries the move will sap morale and offer a threat to the established way ...
SPITFIRE KIDS
Book number: 92189 Product format: Paperback Author: ALASDAIR CROSS
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Sub-titled 'The Generation Who Built, Supported and Flew Britain's Most Beloved Fighter', the book chronicles the extraordinary national effort to construct the fighter aircraft that gave the Allie...
GUIDANCE FROM THE GREATEST
Book number: 92283 Product format: Paperback Author: GAVIN MORTIMER
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Sub-titled 'What the World War Two Generation can teach us about how we live our lives', the late Her Majesty the Queen once said: 'We will overcome it [and] I hope in the years to come, everyone w...
AIRMEN'S INCREDIBLE ESCAPES:
Book number: 92152 Product format: Hardback Author: BRYN EVANS
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A high percentage of air crew in World War II failed to return home, but among those who did there are innumerable stories of miraculous escapes against the odds - which were that an airman would b...
BARNSLEY IN THE GREAT WAR
Book number: 92154 Product format: Paperback Author: GEOFFREY HOWSE
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Royalty was popular in Barnsley in the early 20th century, and in 1912 King George V and Queen Mary paid a highly successful visit, attracting masses of cheering crowds to the town centre. Featured...
DURHAM CITY IN THE GREAT WAR
Book number: 92157 Product format: Paperback Author: STEPHEN WYNN
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The day after war broke out in 1914 a battalion of the Durham Light Infantry set up camp in the city centre, accompanied by the Royal Field Artillery trundling their heavy weaponry. A recruiting dr...
LEEDS AT WAR 1939-45
Book number: 92164 Product format: Paperback Author: STEPHEN WADE
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Pen & Sword Military Books presents a comprehensive history of Leeds during the Second World War. The book starts with the optimistic state of the city in 1939 before the war began, noting that the...
SEA & AIR FIGHTING: Those Who Were There
Book number: 92168 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID BILTON
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First published in 1936, these 12 stories of daring battles by sea and air have a vividness that can only come from eyewitness accounts. Picking up 16 men from the wreckage left by a submarine att...
SKETCHBOOK WAR: Saving the Nation's Artists
Book number: 92169 Product format: Paperback Author: RICHARD KNOTT
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The Bombing of GHQ Boulogne by Edward Ardizzone, Dunkirk: Embarkation of Wounded by Edward Bawden, An Old Battleground by Richard Seddon, Dangerous Work At Low Tide by Eric Ravilious and September ...
STRUGGLE AND SUFFRAGE IN PLYMOUTH
Book number: 92170 Product format: Paperback Author: TRACEY GLASSPOOL
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Women's lives were transformed during the 100 years between 1850 and 1950. In 1850 a married woman was not legally entitled to own property or assets, and had to hand everything over to her husban...
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