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Postby Sprocket » February 8th, 2018, 1:38 pm

The Second World War - Winston Churchill (my next mega-read, when I've finished 'History of the English-Speaking Peoples', which I nearly have done - about 20 pages to go.)
Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason?
Why, if it prosper, none dare call it treason.
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Postby Lyn » February 8th, 2018, 2:41 pm

War Child: A Child Soldier's Story by Emmanuel Jal
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Postby GregB » February 8th, 2018, 9:47 pm

The Child In Time - Ian McEwan
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Postby Lyn » February 8th, 2018, 9:59 pm

That is a marvellous book and marvellous TV drama last year with Benedict Cumberbatch.

The Cantonists: The Jewish Children's Army of the Tsar by by Larry Domnitch
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Postby GregB » February 11th, 2018, 10:07 am

Children of Nazis: The Sons and Daughters of Himmler, Göring, Höss, Mengele, and Others - Tania Crasnianski
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Postby Sprocket » February 11th, 2018, 1:27 pm

KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps - Nikolaus Wachsmann (reading it at the moment: grim and depressing, but interesting.)
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Re: Book link

Postby Lyn » February 11th, 2018, 9:23 pm

The Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin
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Re: Book link

Postby GregB » February 12th, 2018, 8:36 am

Hitler in Argentina: The Documented Truth of Hitler's Escape from Berlin - Harry Cooper

(File under nutjob conspiracy theories.)
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Postby Lyn » February 12th, 2018, 1:18 pm

H for 'Enry: More Than Just an Autobiography by Henry Cooper
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Postby Sprocket » February 12th, 2018, 1:36 pm

H is for Hawk - Helen MacDonald
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