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    World War 1 Diaries of Thomas Cheshire

    By Malcolm Channon

    Paperback £9.99

    This book is a transcript of diaries, letters and recollections all written by Thomas Cheshire during the Great War. Thomas Allen Cheshire was born in Crewe in Cheshire in 1889. He served under the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and was 25 when he started writing letters and diaries from the...

    Babushka's Journey

    By Marcel Krueger

    Hardback £17.65

    An evocative blend of past and present on the road to Stalin's labour camps

    Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare: Series Number 51: Captives of War: British Prisoners of War in Europe in the Second World War

    By Clare Makepeace

    Hardback £29.49

    A pioneering study of the experiences and emotional lives of British prisoners of war in Germany and Italy during the Second World War. Clare Makepeace tells the story of wartime imprisonment through the love, fears, fantasies, loneliness, frustration and guilt that these men felt and the challenges that they faced...

    Holocaust

    By Laurence Rees

    Paperback £9.05

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER AND THE FIRST AUTHORITATIVE ACCOUNT FOR 30 YEARS. 'By far the clearest book ever written about the Holocaust, and also the best at explaining its origins and grotesque mentality, as well as its chaotic development' Antony Beevor 'Groundbreaking. You might have thought that we...

    Riddle of the Waves

    By Steven Price Brown

    Hardback Save £0.94 = £16.05

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Ireland - every crewmember aboard the Spirit of Falmouth had served in one of these trouble spots, had had almost unimaginably traumatic experiences there, and then had trouble readjusting to civilian life. Some were hospitalised, others ended up living on the streets, many of them found themselves...

    Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    Paperback Save £7.90 = £20.10

    First published in 2007, The Nanking Atrocity remains an essential resource for understanding the massacre. This second edition includes an extensive new introduction reflecting on the historiographical developments of the last decade, making this even more relevant as we approach the 80th anniversary of the Nanking massacre.

    Voices in Flight: Escaping Soldiers and Airmen of World War

    By Martin W. Bowman

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Acquaints the reader with a multitude of escape tactics, all employed by soldiers and airmen during the Great War.

    Burdens of War

    By Jessica L. Adler

    Hardback £32.06

    Drawing readers into a critical debate about the level of responsibility America bears for wounded service members, Burdens of War is a unique and moving case study.

    Great Escaper

    By Louise Williams

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The true story of John `Willy' Williams, one of the `Most Four' who took part in the Great Escape and were chased by the Gestapo on Hitler's orders.

    Private Security in Africa

    Paperback Save £1.29 = £23.70

    A comprehensive analysis of the rise of private security providers across Africa, and its implications for African states and societies

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