IWM Publishing produces accessible books about war and conflict and its impact on people's lives, drawing on the unparalleled expertise and archives of the museum. Our list is distributed all over the world and includes exhibition catalogues, histories, collection-based titles, gift books and guides. Our books are published in-house under the IWM imprint, as well as in partnership with other publishers.

New IWM imprint titles for 2016 include: Somewhere in England, featuring stunning photographs of the American Airmen in England during the Second World War; Firing on Fortress Europe, about the gripping role played by HMS Belfast during D-Day; In Their Own Words, telling the story of the First World War through the words of those who were there; and The Somme: A Visual History, published to coincide with the centenary of the famous battle.

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