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The Unseen War in Europe


Espionage and Conspiracy in the Second World War

John H Waller


IB Tauris 1996
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John Waller served with the OSS in London and the Middle East during the Second World War and later became inspector general of the CIA. He draws on fJohn Waller served with the OSS in London and the Middle East during the Second World War and later became inspector general of the CIA. He draws on first-hand experience as well as in-depth research to provide an account of espionage and conspiracy during the war, from pre-war intelligence failures and their consequences at Munich to the German surrender in Italy, April 1945. Waller focuses in particular on the German resistance and gives a full account of the role of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris. ...more
 

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Submarine


An Anthology of First-Hand Accounts of the War Under the Sea, 1939-1945

Jean Hood

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Conway 2007
Hardback 
 

Using the words of men from different ranks and nationalities, Submarine describes the routines, home-made entertainment and deadly perils of life in Using the words of men from different ranks and nationalities, Submarine describes the routines, home-made entertainment and deadly perils of life in the cramped and foetid surroundings of the 'steel coffin'. Their stories range from the attack on HMS Royal Oak at Scapa Flow and a Norwegian wireless operator's epic escape from Norway to a moving account by the pilot of one of Japan's manned Kaiten suicide torpedoes....more
 

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Nazis on the Run


How Hitler's Henchmen Fled Justice

Gerald Steinacher


Oxford University Press 2011
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The Long Road Home


The Aftermath of the Second World War

Ben Shephard


Knopf 2010
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The Second World War left tens of millions of 'displaced persons' in its wake: concentration camp survivors, forced labourers, prisoners of war, GermaThe Second World War left tens of millions of 'displaced persons' in its wake: concentration camp survivors, forced labourers, prisoners of war, Germans expelled from Eastern Europe and others unwilling to return to Soviet-occupied homelands. Long before the final victory, the Allies set in motion an ambitious plan to deal with the situation. This provocative history assesses their success and failures, challenging us to rethink many received notions of a crucial period in European history. American cut pages....more
 

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London's East End Survivors


Voices of the Blitz Generation

Andrew Bissell


Centenar 2010
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From 7 September 1940, German bombing raids aiming for the city's docks devastated the East End of London over 57 consecutive nights. Later in the warFrom 7 September 1940, German bombing raids aiming for the city's docks devastated the East End of London over 57 consecutive nights. Later in the war, the same area became the target of V1 and V2 flying bombs. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with survivors and illustrated with rarely-seen photographs, this book begins with a survey of the East End before 1939, then examines how the closely- knit communities endured the tragedy and hardship of the Blitz. ...more
 

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Leningrad


The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941-1944

Anna Reid


Walker 2011
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On 8 September 1941, eleven weeks after the shock invasion of Soviet Russia, German forces surrounded Leningrad (St Petersburg) and the 900-day siege On 8 September 1941, eleven weeks after the shock invasion of Soviet Russia, German forces surrounded Leningrad (St Petersburg) and the 900-day siege had begun - 'the deadliest blockade of a city in human history' in which three-quarters of a million civilians starved to death. Drawing on newly accessible diaries, memoirs and government records, Anna Reid's authoritative narrative history of Leningrad's ordeal is interwoven with vivid, first-hand accounts of life inside the besieged city. ...more
 

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Heroes of the Holocaust


Ordinary Britons who Ricked Their Lives to Make a Difference

Lyn Smith


Ebury 2012
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The Axmann Conspiracy


The Nazi Plan for a Fourth Reich and How the US Army Defeated It

Scott Andrew Selby


Berkley Caliber 2012
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Agent Garbo


The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day

Stephen Talty


Mariner 2013
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Walter Schellenberg


The Memoirs of Hitler's Spymaster

Louis Hagan

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Andre Deutsch 2006
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The Battle of the Bulge


Britain's Untold Story

Charles Whiting


Sutton 2003
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Fighters 1939-1945


Attack and Training Aircraft

Kenneth Munson


Bounty 2004
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Bombers 1939-1945


Patrol and Transport Aircraft

Kenneth Munson


Bounty 2004
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Hitler's Arctic War


The German Campaigns in Norway, Finland and the USSR 1940-1945

Chris Mann; Christer Jorgensen


Ian Allan 2002
Hardback Illustrated
 

This illustrated study of the campaigns waged by the Germans on the northern periphery of Europe, looks at the logistics of fighting in the frozen norThis illustrated study of the campaigns waged by the Germans on the northern periphery of Europe, looks at the logistics of fighting in the frozen north, and its effects on German strategy. ...more
 

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Churchill and War



Geoffrey Best


Hambledon 2006
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