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On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aeroplane engines. He went out on to his balcony above the flat landscape of southern Holland to watch the air armada of Dakotas and gliders carrying the British 1st Airborne and the American 101st and 82nd Airborne divisions. He gazed up in envy at this massive demonstration of paratroop power.

Operation Market Garden, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the Lower Rhine and beyond, was a bold concept: the Americans thought it unusually bold for Field Marshal Montgomery. But could it ever have worked?

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The 15:17 to Paris
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A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germany, following the new BBC Radio 4 documentary and British Museum exhibition.

No society on Earth lacks beliefs about where it has come from, its place in the world, and the connection of individuals to the eternal. Neil MacGregor's dazzling new book traces how different societies have understood and articulated their place in the cosmic scheme.

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1000 Years of Annoying the French
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Rome: A History in Seven Sackings
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Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to Classical Stories
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Meditations
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Hillbilly Elegy
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A Little History of the World
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The Great Cities in History
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A History of the World in 100 Objects
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Dreams From My Father
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A History of the World
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Ten Cities that Made an Empire
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Leanda de Lisle on the Myth of the White King

Leanda de Lisle discusses her page-turning new history of Charles I, White King, exploring pervasive ideas about identity, disability and gender.

Diane Atkinson's Recommended Revolutionary Reading

Continuing our celebration of the centenary of women's right to the vote, Diane Atkinson selects her choice of revolutionary reads.