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1 Great Britain's Great War (Paperback)

by Jeremy Paxman

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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Life in Britain during the First World War was far stranger than many of us realize. The author tells the story of the war through the experience of... Read more

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2 Command and Control (Paperback)

by Eric Schlosser

Format: Paperback 656 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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Interweaves the minute-by-minute story of an accident at a missile silo in rural Arkansas, where a single crew struggled to prevent the explosion of... Read more

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3 Lone Survivor: The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege (Paperback)

by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 16/01/2014

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4 Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 (Paperback)

by Sir Max Hastings

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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A magisterial chronicle of the calamity that crippled Europe in 1914. Read more

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5 The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia (Paperback)

by Peter Hopkirk

Format: Paperback 592 pages
Published: 27/03/2006

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'Peter Hopkirk is truly the Laureate of the Great Game' Jan Morris Read more

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6 First into Action: A Dramatic Personal Account of Life Inside the SBS (Paperback)

by Duncan Falconer

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 05/07/2001

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Compulsive insider's account of life within the units who often prepare the ground for the SAS - the Special Boat Services, the SBS. The SBS... Read more

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7 Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket (Paperback)

by Richard Holmes

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 05/08/2002

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Magnificent history of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900 by one of Britain's best-known and accomplished military writers and... Read more

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8 Operation Fortitude: The Greatest Hoax of the Second World War (Paperback)

by Joshua Levine

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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Operation Fortitude was the ingenious web of deception spun by the Allies to mislead the Nazis as to how and where the D-Day landings were to be... Read more

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9 MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service (Paperback)

by Gordon Corera

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 03/10/2012

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The secret history of MI6 - from the Cold War to the present day. Read more

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10 Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell? (Paperback)

by Jim Greasley Horace, Ken Scott

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 06/05/2013

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This story is about good over evil, how love can blossom in the most impossible of situations. It is a story about desire and hope. Read more

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