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Crucible of Hell: Okinawa the Last Great Battle of the Second World War

Croft Hall Croft Hall, The Croft, Hungerford, United Kingdom

From award-winning historian Saul David, an action-packed and powerful new narrative of the Battle of Okinawa - the last great clash of the Second World War, and one that had profound consequences for the modern world. For eighty-three blood-soaked days, the fighting on the island of Okinawa plumbed depths of savagery as bad as anything seen on the Eastern Front. [read more...]

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Mick Herron in conversation with Dominick Donald

Croft Hall Croft Hall, The Croft, Hungerford, United Kingdom

The creator of the comic Jackson Lamb spy thrillers talks to Crime writer Dominck Donald about his hit books, including his new release ‘Joe Country’. 'We're spies,' said Lamb. 'All kinds of outlandish shit goes on.'Like the ringing of a dead man's phone, or an unwelcome guest at a funeral... More detail is available on the link.

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Our Man in New York: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War – Henry Hemming

Croft Hall Croft Hall, The Croft, Hungerford, United Kingdom

We welcome back author Henry Hemming who gave a brilliant talk for the bookshop a couple of uears ago for his hugely popular book, 'M: Maxwell Knght, MI5's Greatest Spymaster'. His new book is the gripping story of a propaganda campaign like no other: the covert British operation to manipulate American public opinion and bring the US into the Second [read more...]

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