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True war & combat stories books

See below for a selection of the latest books from True war & combat stories category. Presented with a red border are the True war & combat stories books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Our Year of War Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided by Daniel P. Bolger Our Year of War Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided

The gritty and engaging story of two brothers, Chuck and Tom Hagel, who went to war in Vietnam, fought in the same unit, and saved each other's life. One supported the war, the other detested it, but they fought it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Double Agent Celery MI5's Crooked Hero by Carolinda Witt Double Agent Celery MI5's Crooked Hero

The extraordinary yet true story of a M15 Double Agent in WW2.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Battleship Yamato Of War, Beauty and Irony by Jan Morris Battleship Yamato Of War, Beauty and Irony

The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai - the ideals of honour, discipline, and self-sacrifice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

SAS Ghost Patrol The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers by Damien Lewis SAS Ghost Patrol The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers

The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi StormtroopersThe Most Daring Mission Ever Undertaken
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

SAS Ghost Patrol The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers by Damien Lewis SAS Ghost Patrol The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers

The Ultra-Secret Unit That Posed As Nazi Stormtroopers The Most Daring Mission Ever Undertaken
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Tunnels The Untold Story of the Escapes Under the Berlin Wall by Greg Mitchell The Tunnels The Untold Story of the Escapes Under the Berlin Wall

a kaleidoscopic cold war story.' The GuardianIn the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture and even death to liberate friends, lovers, and strangers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Red Dancer by Richard Skinner The Red Dancer

A new edition of Richard Skinner's classic novel about the life of Mati Hari, released to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of her death, October 2017.When Margaretha Zelle, a young woman living in The Hague, answers a lonely hearts advertisement...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Beyond the Firm by George Dorling, Pete McKenna Beyond the Firm
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From the Everton Firm, to the Parachute Regiment and Beyond. Lace up your boots, strap on your Bergen pack for the march of a lifetime.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Coming Soon

Secret Pigeon Service Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe by Gordon Corera Secret Pigeon Service Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe

A riveting spy story set in World War Two. Using declassified documents and extensive original research, Secret Pigeon Service tells the dramatic untold story of MI 14(d) and its spy networks including the remarkable `Leopold Vindictive', a Belgian resistance cell...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Secret Pigeon Service Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe by Gordon Corera Secret Pigeon Service Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe

A riveting spy story set in World War Two. Using declassified documents and extensive original research, Secret Pigeon Service tells the dramatic untold story of MI 14(d) and its spy networks including the remarkable `Leopold Vindictive', a Belgian resistance cell...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

Other books in this genre

War Stories Gripping Tales of Courage, Cunning and Compassion by Peter Snow, Ann MacMillan War Stories Gripping Tales of Courage, Cunning and Compassion
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A uniquely intimate account of ordinary men and women who rose to the challenge of war with acts of great heroism and humanity
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Odyssey of Echo Company The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War by Doug Stanton The Odyssey of Echo Company The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War

Synopsis coming soon.......
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Fishers of Men by Rob Lewis Fishers of Men


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Man with the Poison Gun A Cold War Spy Story by Serhii Plokhy The Man with the Poison Gun A Cold War Spy Story

The true story that inspired The Man with the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

A Child's Memories of Wartime 1939-1945 by Gladys Lunn A Child's Memories of Wartime 1939-1945

As a little girl Gladys Lunn was thrilled at the prospect of moving to the seaside resort of Skegness, but when she ran down to the beach she found her way blocked by a barricade of barbed wire. That was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Shoot to Kill by Shoot to Kill


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

We Were Warriors One Soldier's Story of Brutal Combat by Johnny Mercer We Were Warriors One Soldier's Story of Brutal Combat

'An adrenalin-fuelled, gritty story of heroism on the frontline in Afghanistan' Andy McNab The rounds were single shot from the same two enemy positions, trying to pick me off. They were kicking up the dirt around me. Then all hell...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Into The Lion's Mouth The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond by Larry Loftis Into The Lion's Mouth The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

We Were Warriors One Soldier's Story of Brutal Combat by Johnny Mercer We Were Warriors One Soldier's Story of Brutal Combat

'An adrenalin-fuelled, gritty story of heroism on the frontline in Afghanistan' Andy McNab The rounds were single shot from the same two enemy positions, trying to pick me off. They were kicking up the dirt around me. Then all hell...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

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