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On Saturday, September 24 with your copy of The News

The News will soon be launching an absorbing series of books which will provide a comprehensive review of the most devastating war in human history - World War II. Volume by volume, the series tells the story of the war, in detailed and authoritative text and photographs. It looks at the conflict from all angles, including stirring and moving accounts from those who took part.

There are 24 books in the series and the first book – The War Begins - is FREE with The News on Saturday, September 24, 2011. It focuses on Hitler’s rise to power in pre-war Germany, and the crisis that hit Europe in the last 1930s – events that eventually led to the invasion of Poland and the start of the most widespread and devastating war that the world had witnessed.

Every Tuesday, beginning on October 4 and for the following 23 weeks, you will be able buy a new volume of World War II for only £2.99 at participating retailers and News offices when you present the voucher cut from The News.

Other books in this exclusive collection include The Road to Dunkirk, The Blitz, D-Day, The Home Fronts, and From Arnhem to The Rhine.

So make sure you go down to your local newsagent on Saturday, September 24, to buy your copy of The News and get your FREE copy of World War II. If you don’t receive your copy please return to your point of purchase and ask the shop staff for help in getting your FREE copy.

All your questions answered

What is the series of WWII books?

The fully illustrated series covers every aspect of World War II from Hitler’s initial rise to power through to the surrender of Japan.

How much do the books cost?

The first book of the series is free on Saturday September 24 with your copy of The News. Then every Tuesday from October 4, and for the following 22 weeks you will be able to buy the them for only £2.99 each when purchased with The News.

Where are the books available?

They are available from all participating newsagents all full list of which appears on the back page. For more information about your closest participating outlet call our customer service line on (023) 9262 2205.

What if I miss a week?

Don’t worry. The News has out in place a system where you can pick up missed copies of the books. You can order online via or call 023 9262 2207 and pay by debit/credit card.

What if I get the paper delivered to my home?

If you have your newspaper delivered al you have to do is contact the retailer who handles your delivery and they will take you through the process of getting the book each week.

Who do I contact for more help and information?

If you have any other questions about this fantastic series please call (023) 9262 2207