The Book People has some fascinating and insightful military history books available right now. The books span across time and will give you an insight into what military life is really like. From reference guides to wartime fiction, there is sure to be something to appeal to anyone with an interest in military history.

Bestselling author Ben Macintyre’s Double Cross is an astonishing true story from World War II. It tells how the five D-Day spies deceived the Nazis into believing Calais and Norway, not Normandy, were the target for invasion. It also says how they must have been one of the oddest military units ever assembled… Seizing the Enigma is David Kahn’s account of the race to break the German U-Boat codes and is an extensive, informative and thrilling description of the Royal Navy’s important mission.

Heartbreaking, profound and poignant, Sian Price’s If You’re Reading This, Last Letters from the Front Line is a collection of farewell letters written by servicemen and women to their loved ones. It offers a remarkable insight into hearts and minds of those who have served their country over the past 300 years. Lyn Smith’s Heroes of the Holocaust tells how 27 ordinary Britons risked their lives to make a difference during one of the darkest periods in world history. It is a deeply moving testament to their bravery.

The Animals’ VC for Gallantry and Devotion is packed with inspiring stories of animal bravery and courage. The book provides a lasting memorial to the remarkable and heroic animals that have played their part in military history. The Military History Book is a definitive visual guide to the technology and weaponry of war from 5,000 years ago right through to the present day. It showcases significant armaments and weaponry and highlights the features that made them so effective.

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