The Second World War
A magisterial, single-volume history of the greatest conflict the world has ever known by our foremost military historian
D-Day: The Battle for Normandy
The Normandy Landings that took place on D-Day involved by far the largest invasion fleet ever known. The scale of the undertaking was simply awesome. Making use of material from over thirty archives in half a dozen countries,...
Paris After the Liberation: 1944 - 1949
Liberation in Paris was greeted with joy and marked by recriminations and the trauma of purges. The feverish intellectual arguments of the young took place amidst the mundane reality of hunger and fuel shortages. This book is a...
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
The bestselling author of STALINGRAD and BERLIN: THE DOWNFALL on the Spanish Civil War, drawing on masses of newly discovered material from the Spanish, Russian and German archives.
The battle for Stalingrad became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the war on the eastern front. But the eventual victory of the Red Army, and the failure of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa, was the first defeat...
Berlin: The Downfall 1945
The Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political instructors rammed home the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. This title reconstructs the experiences of those...
Crete: The Battle and the Resistance
Acclaimed historian Antony Beevor vividly brings to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete
The Mystery of Olga Chekhova
Olga Chekhova was a stunning Russian beauty and a famous Nazi-era film actress who Hitler counted among his friends; she was also the niece of Anton Chekhov. After fleeing Bolshevik Moscow for Berlin in 1920, she was recruited by...
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