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  • The Happiest Man on Earth: The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor by Eddie Jaku

    The Happiest Man on Earth: The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor by Eddie Jaku

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    Holocaust survivor Eddie Jaku made a vow to smile every day and believed he was the 'happiest man on earth'. In his inspirational memoir, he paid tribute to those who were lost by telling his story and sharing his wisdom.'Eddie looked evil in the eye and...
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  • Mobilising Hate: The Story of Hitler's Final Solution by Martin Davidson

    Mobilising Hate: The Story of Hitler's Final Solution by Martin Davidson

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    'Finally, eight decades on, there comes a convincing reason as to how an entire nation was able to swallow and then endorse the warped ideology of Hitler and the Nazis. Not only a brilliantly argued book, Mobilising Hate is also a grimly compelling and...
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  • A Little Girl in Auschwitz: A heart-wrenching true story of survival, hope and love by Lidia Maksymowicz 9781529094404

    A Little Girl in Auschwitz: A heart-wrenching true story of survival, hope and love by Lidia Maksymowicz 9781529094404

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    The No. 1 international bestseller, with a foreword by His Holiness Pope Francis, who made headlines in 2021 when he kissed Lidia's Auschwitz identification tattoo.The unforgettable, moving true story of the little girl who survived Auschwitz's 'Angel of...
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  • The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz

    The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz

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    'I hope The Long Walk will remain as a memorial to all those who live and die for freedom, and for all those who for many reasons could not speak for themselves'Slavomir RawiczSlavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19 November 1939 he was...
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  • Swimming in the Dark: ‘One of the most astonishing contemporary gay novels we have ever read … A masterpiece’ – Attitude by Tomasz Jedrowski 9781526604989

    Swimming in the Dark: ‘One of the most astonishing contemporary gay novels we have ever read … A masterpiece’ – Attitude by Tomasz Jedrowski 9781526604989

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    LONGLISTED FOR THE POLARI PRIZE 2021 A Guardian Book of the Year 'The highest talent at work' Sebastian Barry 'Beautiful ... A masterpiece' Attitude Poland, 1980. Shy, anxious Ludwik has been sent along with the rest of his university class...
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  • Remembering Peasants: A Personal History of a Vanished World by Patrick Joyce 9780241543023

    Remembering Peasants: A Personal History of a Vanished World by Patrick Joyce 9780241543023

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    'A dozen pages in I realized that I had been waiting for much of my life to read this extraordinary book' Annie ProulxA way of life that once encompassed most of humanity is vanishing in one of the greatest transformations of our time: the eclipse of the...
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  • Lily's Promise: How I Survived Auschwitz and Found the Strength to Live by Lily Ebert 9781529073447

    Lily's Promise: How I Survived Auschwitz and Found the Strength to Live by Lily Ebert 9781529073447

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    The Sunday Times top 10 bestsellerThe incredibly moving and powerful memoir of an Auschwitz survivor who made headlines around the world. With a foreword by King Charles III.'Unforgettable' - Daily MailWhen Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert was liberated in...
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  • Poland: A history by Adam Zamoyski 9780007556212

    Poland: A history by Adam Zamoyski 9780007556212

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    Adam Zamoyski first wrote his history of Poland two years before the collapse of the Soviet Union. This substantially revised and updated edition sets the Soviet era in the context of the rise, fall and remarkable rebirth of an indomitable nation. ...
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  • The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman

    The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman

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    The powerful and bestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds. Made into a Bafta and Oscar-winning film.'You can learn more about human nature from this brief account of the survival of one man throughout...
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  • Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World by Jan Karski

    Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World by Jan Karski

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    'Stands in the absolute first rank of books about the resistance in World War II. If you wish to read about a man more courageous and honourable than Jan Karski, I would have no idea who to recommend' Alan Furst It is 1939. Jan Karski, a...
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  • First to Fight: The Polish War 1939 by Roger Moorhouse

    First to Fight: The Polish War 1939 by Roger Moorhouse

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    A new and definitive account of the German invasion of Poland that initiated WWII in 1939, written by a historian at the height of his abilities.'Deeply researched, very well-written... This book will be the standard work on the subject for many years to...
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  • Auschwitz: A History by Sybille Steinbacher

    Auschwitz: A History by Sybille Steinbacher

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    At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and technology to improve, extend and protect human life, Auschwitz manipulated the same systems to quite different ends. In Sybille...
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  • The Captive Mind by Czeslaw Milosz

    The Captive Mind by Czeslaw Milosz

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    Written in Paris in the early 1950s, this book created instant controversy in its analysis of modern society that had allowed itself to be hypnotized by socio-political doctrines, and to accept totalitarian terror on the strength of a hypothetical future...
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  • Lily's Promise: How I Survived Auschwitz and Found the Strength to Live by Lily Ebert

    Lily's Promise: How I Survived Auschwitz and Found the Strength to Live by Lily Ebert

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    The Sunday Times top 10 bestsellerWith a foreword by King Charles III.'A stunningly moving book about the power of hope and love to overcome the very worst of mankind' - Piers MorganWhen Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert was liberated in 1945, a...
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  • A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival in Auschwitz by Caroline Moorehead

    A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival in Auschwitz by Caroline Moorehead

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    A moving and extraordinary book about courage and survival, friendship and endurance - a portrait of ordinary women who faced the horror of the holocaust together.On an icy morning in Paris in January 1943, a group of 230 French women resisters were...
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  • Polish Fighter Colours 1939-1947. Volume 2: 2018 by Bartlomiej Belcarz 9788365281784

    Polish Fighter Colours 1939-1947. Volume 2: 2018 by Bartlomiej Belcarz 9788365281784

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    This second volume continues to describe in detail the camouflage and markings of the day fighters used by the Polish Air Force from 1939 to 1947. Aircraft of Polish, French, British, American, Soviet and German origin are shown. The writing team...
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  • The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - A New York Times Bestseller by Judy Batalion

    The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - A New York Times Bestseller by Judy Batalion

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    One of the most important untold stories of World War II, The Light of Days is a soaring landmark history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who inspired Poland's Jewish youth groups to resist the Nazis...
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  • The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - Their Untold Story by Judy Batalion

    The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - Their Untold Story by Judy Batalion

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    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Original and compelling, an untold story of rare and captivating power' Philippe Sands'A fascinating history about a little-known group who took on the Nazis . . . The individual tales of these courageous young women are...
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  • Who Will Write Our History?: Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto by Samuel D. Kassow

    Who Will Write Our History?: Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto by Samuel D. Kassow

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    In the Autumn of 1940 the Jews of Warsaw were forced into a crowded ghetto, enduring unimaginable conditions until most were killed. Yet, amid this, one man, Emanuel Ringelblum, started an extraordinary clandestine organization dedicated to recording...
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  • Panzers in the Defence of Festung Posen 1945 by Maciej Karalus

    Panzers in the Defence of Festung Posen 1945 by Maciej Karalus

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781912390168Author Maciej KaralusFormat HardbackPage Count 160Imprint Helion & CompanyPublisher Helion & Company
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  • The Stories Old Towns Tell: A Journey through Cities at the Heart of Europe by Marek Kohn

    The Stories Old Towns Tell: A Journey through Cities at the Heart of Europe by Marek Kohn

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    A journey through Europe's old towns, exploring why we treasure them-but also what they hide about a continent's fraught history "[A] fascinating chronicle."-Benjamin Balint, Wall Street Journal Historic quarters in cities and towns across the middle...
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  • The First March of Gentlemen by Rafal Milach

    The First March of Gentlemen by Rafal Milach

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781910401170Author Rafal MilachFormat HardbackPage Count 72Imprint GOST BooksPublisher GOST BooksWeight(grams) 340gDimensions(mm) 208mm * 127mm * 15mm
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  • Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw by Norman Davies

    Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw by Norman Davies

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    Rising '44 is a brilliant narrative account of one of the most dramatic episodes in 20th century history, drawing on Davies' unique understanding of the issues and characters involved. In August 1944 Warsaw offered the Wehrmacht the last line of defence...
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  • The Fortress: The Great Siege of Przemysl by Alexander Watson

    The Fortress: The Great Siege of Przemysl by Alexander Watson

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    WINNER OF THE SOCIETY FOR MILITARY HISTORY'S DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE GILDER LEHRMAN PRIZE FOR MILITARY HISTORY AND THE BRITISH ARMY MILITARY BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD A BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019, AND FINANCIAL...
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  • An Advertisement for Toothpaste by Ryszard Kapuscinski

    An Advertisement for Toothpaste by Ryszard Kapuscinski

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    'Like rotting stakes in a forest clearing' The great journalist of conflict in the Third World finds an even stranger and more exotic society in his own home of post-War PolandPenguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the...
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  • No Greater Ally: The Untold Story of Poland's Forces in World War II by Kenneth K. Koskodan 9781849084796

    No Greater Ally: The Untold Story of Poland's Forces in World War II by Kenneth K. Koskodan 9781849084796

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    An in-depth history of the Polish soldiers who served in World War 2, with previously unpublished first-hand accounts and rare photographs. There is a chapter of World War II history that remains largely untold; the monumental struggles of an entire...
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  • Warsaw 1920 by Steven J. Zaloga

    Warsaw 1920 by Steven J. Zaloga

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    The Battle of Warsaw in August 1920 has been described as one of the decisive battles of European history. At the start of the battle, the Red Army appeared to be on the verge of advancing through Poland into Germany to expand the Soviet revolution. Had...
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  • The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Dune Macadam

    The Nine Hundred: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz by Heather Dune Macadam

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    'Books such as this are essential: they remind modern readers of events that should never be forgotten' - Caroline MooreheadOn March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia. Filled with a sense of...
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  • Phantoms of Breslau: An Eberhard Mock Investigation by Marek Krajewski

    Phantoms of Breslau: An Eberhard Mock Investigation by Marek Krajewski

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    It is 1919 in Breslau. The hideously battered bodies of four young sailors are discovered on an island in the River Oder. When Criminal Assistant Mock arrives at the scene to investigate, he discovers a note addressed to him, asking him to confess his...
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  • Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland by Ryszard Kapuscinski

    Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland by Ryszard Kapuscinski

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    'A masterpiece ... a moving image of post-war Poland, and the first breathing of one of the essential voices of the twentieth century... the master of literary reportage' The Times Literary SupplementWhen the great traveller-reporter Ryszard...
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  • Jozef Pilsudski: Founding Father of Modern Poland by Joshua D. Zimmerman

    Jozef Pilsudski: Founding Father of Modern Poland by Joshua D. Zimmerman

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    The story of the enigmatic Jozef Pilsudski, the founding father of modern Poland: a brilliant military leader and high-minded statesman who betrayed his own democratic vision by seizing power in a military coup.In the story of modern Poland, no one...
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  • The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War by Halik Kochanski

    The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War by Halik Kochanski

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    In Halik Kochanski's extraordinary book, the untold story of Poland and the Poles in the Second World War is finally heardBy almost every measure the fate of the inhabitants of Poland was the most terrible of any group in the Second World War. Following...
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  • From the Realm of a Dying Sun: Iv. Ss-Panzerkorps and the Battles for Warsaw, July-November 1944 (Volume 1) by Sr. Nash

    From the Realm of a Dying Sun: Iv. Ss-Panzerkorps and the Battles for Warsaw, July-November 1944 (Volume 1) by Sr. Nash

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    During World War Two, the armed or Waffen-SS branch of the Third Reich's dreaded security service expanded from two divisions in 1940 to 38 divisions by the end of the war, eventually growing to a force of over 900,000 men until Germany's defeat in May...
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  • In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures Behind the Holocaust by Bullets by Father Patrick Desbois

    In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures Behind the Holocaust by Bullets by Father Patrick Desbois

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    How the Murder of More Than Two Million Jews Was Carried Out-In Broad DaylightBased on a decade of work on the Holocaust by Bullets by Father Patrick Desbois and his Yahad-In Unum team, which has culminated in interviews with more than 5,700 neighbors to...
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  • White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-20 by Norman Davies

    White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-20 by Norman Davies

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    Surprisingly little known, the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-20 was to change the course of twentieth-century history. In White Eagle, Red Star, Norman Davies gives a full account of the War, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 when the Red Army - sure...
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  • The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1733-1795: Light and Flame by Richard Butterwick

    The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1733-1795: Light and Flame by Richard Butterwick

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    A major new assessment of the "vanished kingdom" of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth-one which recognizes its achievements before its destruction Richard Butterwick tells the compelling story of the last decades of one of Europe's largest and least...
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  • Forgotten Land: Journeys Among the Ghosts of East Prussia by Max Egremont

    Forgotten Land: Journeys Among the Ghosts of East Prussia by Max Egremont

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    East Prussia is no longer on any map, though it was once a thriving land, famously military, deeply forested, artistically fertile, and the birthplace of Immanuel Kant. As the scene of Stalin's 'terrible revenge' it came to embody the turbulence of the...
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  • Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore by Sophie Hodorowicz Knab 9780781805155

    Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore by Sophie Hodorowicz Knab 9780781805155

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    "A richly detailed and well-informed month-by month accounting of all the major Polish customs and traditions practiced over the centuries. Ms. Knab stirs and reawakens our ancestral memory."-The Kosciuszko Foundation Newsletter This unique,...
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  • Maus Now by Art Spiegelman

    Maus Now by Art Spiegelman

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    A richly illustrated book in which leading cultural critics, authors, and academics reflect on the radical achievement and innovation of Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Maus'The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about...
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  • Mala's Cat: The moving and unforgettable true story of one girl's survival during the Holocaust by Mala Kacenberg

    Mala's Cat: The moving and unforgettable true story of one girl's survival during the Holocaust by Mala Kacenberg

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    The remarkable true story of friendship, resilience and survival against the odds'A remarkable tale of survival' Jeremy Dronfield, bestselling author of The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz'It's an account of astounding courage and...
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