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- Warfare, battles, armed forces (Children's / Teenage)
By David Long
As mascots, messengers, rat-catchers and even spies, animals have long marched into war alongside servicemen and women. Dogs, horses, cats even birds, camels and elephants have saved thousands of lives through intelligence, courage and devotion. This book tells the stories of these brave, silent heroes with sensitivity and gentle humour.
A collection of true stories which recount some of the most heroic, devastating and pivotal moments of World Wars One and Two, providing young readers with an insight into the human stories behind the conflicts. Stories range from those of the soldiers on the front line and the riveting tales...
Sir Tony Robinson brings you everything you need to know about World War I and World War II in this fantastic bind-up of two of the books in the Weird World of Wonders series.
It includes information on some historical detective work that has taken place, using documentary, archaeological, and oral evidence, that has enabled historians to piece together the fascinating story of those who provided top secret information known as Ultra and Magic.
By Nick Hunter
Life was hard during World War I, and not just for the soldiers in the trenches. For men, women, and children on the home front, the war brought many difficulties. From rationing to bombing raids to the Spanish flu pandemic, this book explores life during wartime.