World War II Products

  • The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys

    A Naval Staff History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    This book contains the Naval Staff History originally issued by the Admiralty in 1957 as a confidential book for use within the Royal Navy. It has since been declassified and is published here for the first time, along with an extended preface. This volume describes the dangerous convoy operations…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Naval Staff Histories

  • Naval Warfare 1919–45

    An Operational History of the Volatile War at Sea, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm H. Murfett

    Naval Warfare 1919–45 is a comprehensive history of the war at sea from the end of the Great War to the end of World War Two. Showing the bewildering nature and complexity of the war facing those charged with fighting it around the world, this book ranges far and wide: sweeping across all naval…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13

  • The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War

    Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neville Wylie

    This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain’s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ‘non-military’ aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ‘set Europe ablaze’, as Churchill memorably put it. This…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Railways and International Politics

    Paths of Empire, 1848-1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by T.G. Otte, Keith Neilson

    This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect…

    Paperback – 2012-09-13
    Military History and Policy

  • Crimes of State Past and Present

    Government-Sponsored Atrocities and International Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Crowe

    War Crimes and acts of genocide are as old as history itself, but particularly during the 20th century. Yet what are war crimes and acts of genocide? And why did it take the world so long to define these crimes and develop legal institutions to bring to justice individuals and nations responsible…

    Paperback – 2011-11-28
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Ford

    A new look at how Britain’s defence establishment learned to engage Japan’s armed forces as the Pacific War progressed.  Douglas Ford reveals that, prior to Japan’s invasion of Southeast Asia in December 1941, the British held a contemptuous view of Japanese military…

    Paperback – 2011-11-16
    Studies in Intelligence

  • War, Peace and International Relations

    An introduction to strategic history, 2nd Edition

    By Colin S. Gray

    War, Peace and International Relations provides an introduction to the strategic history of the past two centuries, showing how those 200 years were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. The book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars. Written by…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21

  • The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-45

    A Documentary Reader, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Hill

    This book consists of extracts from key documents, along with commentary and further reading, on the ‘Great Patriotic War’ of the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany, 1941-45. Despite the historical significance of the war, few Soviet documents have been published in English. This work provides…

    Paperback – 2010-08-31
    Soviet (Russian) Study of War

  • The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume I: 1939-1942

    MI5's Director of Counter-Espionage in World War II, 1st Edition

    By Nigel West

    This is the first volume of Nigel West's acclaimed presentation of these fascinating diaries from the heart of Britain's Second World War intelligence operations. 'No intelligence buff can be without this volume and anyone interested in British twentieth century history needs it too.…

    Paperback – 2009-09-21

  • The Guy Liddell Diaries Vol.II: 1942-1945

    MI5's Director of Counter-Espionage in World War II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel West

    WALLFLOWERS is the codename given to one of the Security Service’s most treasured possessions, the daily journal dictated from August 1939 to June 1945 by MI5’s Director of Counter-Espionage, Guy Liddell, to his secretary, Margo Huggins. The document was considered so highly classified that it was…

    Paperback – 2009-09-21

  • Churchill's Man of Mystery

    Desmond Morton and the World of Intelligence, 1st Edition

    By Gill Bennett

    The mysterious life and career of Desmond Morton, Intelligence officer and personal adviser to Winston Churchill during the Second World War, is exposed for the first time in this study based on full access to official records. After distinguished service as artillery officer and aide-de-camp to…

    Paperback – 2009-04-17
    Government Official History Series

  • Disability and/in Prose

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Marian E. Lupo

    Through a series of critical essays this book concerns itself with the relationships and possibilities in and between "prose" and "disability". The critical and/or personal essays in this book all try to explore this potent inbetween space – a place full of possibilities. These prose pieces reflect…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20

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