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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
"We have more knowledge than those who came before us not because of our greater intelligence and understanding, but because we are dwarves sitting on the shoulders of giants who preceded us."
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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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Postby Lyn » February 11th, 2018, 9:23 pm

The Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin
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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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