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Called Up, Sent Down:

Called Up, Sent Down:

The Bevin Boys' War

Paperback (252 pages)

Thousands of British miners enlisted to fight, putting the war effort in danger of grinding to a halt. The answer was to conscript 48,000 "Bevin Boys" and send them down.

What Happened to You Lazy Lou?

What Happened to You Lazy Lou?

Paperback (96 pages)

A week before Christmas in 1944 and within minutes of take off from their base in England, two american aircraft collided in a tragic unnecessary accident, killing well decorated combat veterans and mortally wounding a beloved mascot.

Immortal Images:

Immortal Images:

A Personal History of Two Photographers and the Flag-raising on Iwo Jima

Paperback (247 pages)

The poignant stories of the two photographers who took the pictures of the flag-raising sent around the world in 1945.

Alan Turing:

Alan Turing:

Unlocking the Enigma

Paperback (112 pages), kindle

Alan Turing:

Alan Turing:

The Enigma

Paperback (768 pages), kindle, audiobook

It is only a slight exaggeration to say that Alan Turing saved the Allies from the Nazis and invented the computer and artificial intelligence.

The Bletchley Park Enigma:

The Bletchley Park Enigma:

200+ Facts on the Story of Alan Turing That Inspired the Smash Hit Movie The Imitation Game

Paperback (60 pages), kindle

A genius of our lifetime and the father of the modern computer, Churchill described him as the single biggest contributor to the Allied victory over the Nazis.

The Emperors of Chocolate:

The Emperors of Chocolate:

Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars

Paperback (384 pages)

Corporate candy giants Milton Hershey and Forrest Mars built business empires out of one of the world's most magical, sought-after substances: chocolate.

The Righteous:

The Righteous:

The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust

Paperback (592 pages)

Distinguished historian Sir Martin Gilbert explores the courage of those who, throughout Germany and in every occupied country, took incredible risks to help Jews whose fate would have been sealed without them.

The Righteous Among the Nations:

The Righteous Among the Nations:

Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust

Hardcover (608 pages)

In the dark and seemingly hopeless situation of the Holocaust, hundreds of ordinary people risked all to shelter and smuggle Jews to safety.

Sheltering the Jews:

Sheltering the Jews:

Stories of Holocaust Rescuers

Paperback (244 pages), kindle

Dozens of stories of the circumstances and odds facing Jews and those who would help them.

Saving the Jews:

Saving the Jews:

Men and Women who Defied the Final Solution

Paperback (244 pages), kindle

During the Holocaust's long nights there were gentiles in every corner of Europe who saved Jews. This is their story.

Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust:

Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust:

Genocide and Moral Obligation

Paperback (272 pages)

New research on the Holocaust is brought to light as well as the nuances of the author's evolved thinking.

Passage to Freedom:

Passage to Freedom:

The Sugihara Story

Paperback (32 pages), audiobook

A portrait of how Japanese diplomat to Lithuania Chiune Sugihara used his powers in 1940 - against the orders of his own government - to assist thousands of Jews escape the Holocaust.

The Other Schindler... Irena Sendler:

The Other Schindler... Irena Sendler:

Savior of the Holocaust Children

Kindle only (~88 pages)

Irena Sendler, a little lady who saved 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto, is today known all over the world as the "Other Schindler."

Without Wings:

Without Wings:

The Story of Hitler's Aircraft Carrier

Paperback (118 pages)

Planned as one of four carriers, the premature start to the war ensured that the others never materialized, leaving the Graf Zeppelin as Germany's sole aircraft carrier. But a combination of steel and manpower shortages conspired to have the necessary work needed to complete her suspended.

Aircraft Carrier:

Aircraft Carrier:

Graf Zeppelin

Paperback (48 pages)

Germany's preoccupation with war in the east drained away the necessary resources to complete their aircraft carriers.

Thames:

Thames:

The Biography

Paperback (528 pages), kindle

The endless allure of the Thames, presented in a journey overflowing with characters, incidents, and wry observations.

Saboteurs:

Saboteurs:

The Nazi Raid on America

Paperback (352 pages), kindle

In 1942, Hitler's Nazi regime trained eight operatives for a mission to infiltrate America and do devastating damage to its infrastructure, a plot that proved remarkable for both the surprising extent of its success and the astounding nature of its failure.

To Engineer Is Human:

To Engineer Is Human:

The Role of Failure in Successful Design

Paperback (272 pages)

Behind every great engineering success is a trail of often ignored (but frequently spectacular) engineering failures.

The BBC:

The BBC:

70 Years of Broadcasting

Hardcover (130 pages)

Celebrate the rich and sometimes stormy history of the British Broadcasting Corporation and its programming, from the introduction ofradio and television, through WWII and beyond.

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