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    No Surrender in Burma: Operations Behind Japanese Lines, Captivity and Torture by Fred C. Goode    Tiger I: The Official Wartime Crew Manual by Bob Carruthers    The Waffen SS in the West: A Photographic Journal of the SS on Campaign by Bob Carruthers    Eastern Front: Encirclement and Escape by German Forces by Bob Carruthers    Panzers I & II: Germany's Light Tanks by Bob Carruthers    Wolf Pack: The U-Boats at War by Bob Carruthers    Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II by Theodore Treadwell    No Victory in Valhalla: The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden by Ian Gardner    Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna by Lionel Terray & David Roberts & Geoffrey Sutton    Kokoda Air Strikes: Allied Air Forces in New Guinea, 1942 by Anthony Cooper    The Spearheaders: A Personal History of Darby's Rangers by James J. Altieri    The War in Italy 1943-1944 by John Grehan & Martin Mace    Hell's Angels: The True Story of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II by Jay A. Stout    The Panzer III by Bob Carruthers    The Official U-Boat Commanders Handbook: The Illustrated Edition by Bob Carruthers    Air War for Yugoslavia Greece and Crete 1940-41 by Christopher Shores & Brian Cull    Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp by Linda Goetz Holmes    Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The story of the great city terrorized by Stalin, Starved by Hitler, Immortalized by Shostakovich by Brian Moynahan    Victory Fever on Guadalcanal: Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II by William H. Bartsch    The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Roger Moorhouse    Iwo by Richard Wheeler    Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway by Vincent Hunt    THE BACK DOOR TO GLORY: A Novel of young men in war, and the women who love them by Joseph M. . okane    Facing Fearful Odds: My Father's Story of Captivity, Escape & Resistance 1940-1945 by John Jay    First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America's Most Elite Unit by Patrick K. O'Donnell    The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VII by Phil H. Listemann    Operation Thunderclap and the Black March: Two Stories from the Unstoppable 91st Bomb Group by Richard Allison    The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes by Miranda Seymour    Aces of the Luftwaffe: The Jagdflieger in the Second World War by Peter Jacobs    The French Army and the First World War by Elizabeth Greenhalgh    The Supermarine Spitfire F.21 by Phil H. Listemann    The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XII by Phil H. Listemann    A Schoolboy's Wartime Letters: An Evacuee's Life in WWII - a Personal Memoir by Geoffrey Iley    A British Fascist in the Second World War: The Italian War Diary of James Strachey Barnes, 1943-45 by Claudia Baldoli    Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General by Rick Stroud    Deep Sea Hunters: RAF Coastal Command and the War Against the U-Boats and the German Navy 1939-1945 by Marin Bowman    Battlefield Bombers: Deep Sea Attack by Martin Bowman    Belgium in the Second World War by Jean-Michel Veranneman    The Secret Betrayal of Britain's Wartime Allies: The eppeasement of Stalin and its post-war consequences by Jim Auton MBE    Soviet Conquest: Berlin 1945 by Tony Le Tissier    Wall, Watchtower, and Pencil Stub: Writing During World War II by John R. Carpenter    The OSS in Burma: Jungle War against the Japanese by Troy J. Sacquety    Defending Britain's Skies 1940-1945 by John Grehan & Martin Mace    Stilwell and the Chindits: The Allies Campaign in Northern Burma 1943-1944: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives by Jon Diamond    An Expendable Squadron: The Story of 217 Squadron, Coastal Command, 1939-1945 by Roy Conyers Nesbit    Operation Oyster World War II's Forgotten Raid: The Daring Low Level Attack on the Philips Radio Works by Kees Rijken & Paul Schepers & Arthur Thorning    The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II by Walter G. Winslow    Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard by Rochus Misch    Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. Brayton    They Gave me a Seafire by Commander R. 'Mike' Crosley DSC RN
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No Surrender in Burma: Operations Behind Japanese Lines, Captivity and Torture by Fred C. Goode
No Surrender in Burma: Operations Behind Japanese Lines, Captivity and Torture

This is the extraordinary true story of a British Commando in Burma who, cut off behind enemy lines, walked 2,000 miles towards India and freedom in 1942, but was betrayed to the invading Japanese only 20 miles short of his destination, tortured by the
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Tiger I: The Official Wartime Crew Manual by Bob Carruthers
Tiger I: The Official Wartime Crew Manual

During the Second World War Tiger tank crews had to be trained as quickly and effectively as possible. To assist in this process General Heinz Guderian authorised the publication of the Tigerfibel, the illustrated manual which was issued to Tiger I crews
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Bob Carruthers27 Nov 2014$9.99

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The Waffen SS in the West: A Photographic Journal of the SS on Campaign by Bob Carruthers
The Waffen SS in the West: A Photographic Journal of the SS on Campaign

This photographic journal was originally published in the spring of 1941. It was edited by and carried a forward by Hauptsturmführer Gunter d'Alquen, commander of the SS Propaganda Kompanie and editor of the official SS paper, Das Schwarze Korps.

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Eastern Front: Encirclement and Escape by German Forces by Bob Carruthers
Eastern Front: Encirclement and Escape by German Forces

The ferocious battles for survival fought by trapped German forces in Russia have become synonymous with that most terrible of all military campaigns. shortly after the war the personal experiences of those who had fought in the battles were collected
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Panzers I & II: Germany's Light Tanks by Bob Carruthers
Panzers I & II: Germany's Light Tanks

The first vehicle to be produced in any numbers for the Panzerwaffe was the tiny Panzer I known as the MG Panzerwagen. Almost from the outset the limitations of the design for the Panzer I were obvious. It was essentially a training vehicle which was only
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Wolf Pack: The U-Boats at War by Bob Carruthers
Wolf Pack: The U-Boats at War

"Once you heard that pinging sound you knew they had got to you, then the depth charges came. Terrible, just terrible." Kurt Wehling, u-boat survivor The steel coffins was the name given to the U-boats of the Kriegsmarine by their own crews. Their fatalistic
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Bob Carruthers26 Nov 2014$9.99

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Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II by Theodore Treadwell
Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II

Hastily built at the onset of World War II to stop German U-boats from taking their toll on Allied shipping, the 110-foot wooden subchasers were the smallest commissioned warships in the U.S. Navy yet they saw as much action as ships ten times their size.
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No Victory in Valhalla: The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden by Ian Gardner
No Victory in Valhalla: The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden

Based on extensive interviews with the survivng veterans, No Victory in Valhalla relives the dramatic struggle of the famed "Screaming Eagles" paratroopers in some of the toughest fighting of World War II. Famously profiled in Band of Brothers, the
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Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna by Lionel Terray & David Roberts & Geoffrey Sutton
Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna

‘I have given my whole life to the mountains. Born at the foot of the Alps, I have been a ski champion, a professional guide, an amateur of the greatest climbs in the Alps and a member of eight expeditions to the Andes and the Himalayas. If the word
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Kokoda Air Strikes: Allied Air Forces in New Guinea, 1942 by Anthony Cooper
Kokoda Air Strikes: Allied Air Forces in New Guinea, 1942

The author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played —or failed to play—in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea. This is the story of the early battles of the southwest Pacific
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Anthony Cooper26 Nov 2014$24.99

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The Spearheaders: A Personal History of Darby's Rangers by James J. Altieri
The Spearheaders: A Personal History of Darby's Rangers

The outlook for a victory of the Allied Powers was dim in the spring of 1942. Britain was being unmercifully bombed and threatened with invasion. Rommel's forces were rampaging across North Africa toward Alexandria. Only two American divisions had arrived
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James J. Altieri26 Nov 2014$24.95

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The War in Italy 1943-1944 by John Grehan & Martin Mace
The War in Italy 1943-1944

Despatches in this volume include that on the Conquest of Sicily from 10 July 1942 to 17 August 1943 by Field-Marshall Viscount Alexander of Tunis; the despatch on the invasion of Sicily in July 1943, by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew B. Cunningham, Commander-in-Chief,
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Hell's Angels: The True Story of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II by Jay A. Stout
Hell's Angels: The True Story of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II

During the air battles that destroyed Nazi Germany's ability to wage war, one bomb group was especially distinguished.

The Hell's Angels.

At the outbreak of World War II, the United States was in no way prepared to wage war. Although the U.S declared

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Jay A. Stout26 Nov 2014$27.95

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The Panzer III by Bob Carruthers
The Panzer III

The Panzer III was designed to be the backbone of the Panzer force and was deployed on every front. However, due to its deficient armament and poor armour, and despite its outstanding reliability, it was obsolete by 1942.

This comprehensive overview
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Bob Carruthers25 Nov 2014$9.99

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The Official U-Boat Commanders Handbook: The Illustrated Edition by Bob Carruthers
The Official U-Boat Commanders Handbook: The Illustrated Edition

This is the complete wartime translation by the U.S. Navy of the 1943 edition of the official handbook given to all U-boat commanders. The original handbook was compiled from combat reports and was regularly updated throughout the war. The handbook was
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Bob Carruthers25 Nov 2014$9.99

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Air War for Yugoslavia Greece and Crete 1940-41 by Christopher Shores & Brian Cull
Air War for Yugoslavia Greece and Crete 1940-41

The air battle for Yugoslavia, Greece and Crete began in June 1940 with the Italian declaration of war. In the past, there has been much controversy amongst air historians on many of the details of the operations. It was here, for example, that "Pat" Pattie
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Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp by Linda Goetz Holmes
Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp

In World War II, over 36,000 American men, mostly military but some civilian, were thrown into Japanese POW camps and forced to labor for companies working for Japan s war effort. At Japan s largest fixed military prison camp, Mitsubishi s huge factory
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Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The story of the great city terrorized by Stalin, Starved by Hitler, Immortalized by Shostakovich by Brian Moynahan
Leningrad: Siege and Symphony: The story of the great city terrorized by Stalin, Starved by Hitler, Immortalized by Shostakovich

Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony was first played in the city of its birth on 9 August, 1942. There has never been a first performance to match it. Pray God, there never will be again. Almost a year earlier, the Germans had begun their blockade of the
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Brian Moynahan25 Nov 2014$30.00

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Victory Fever on Guadalcanal: Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II by William H. Bartsch
Victory Fever on Guadalcanal: Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II

Following their rampage through Southeast Asia and the Pacific in the five months after Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces moved into the Solomon Islands, intending to cut off the critical American supply line to Australia. But when they began to construct
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William H. Bartsch25 Nov 2014$35.00

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The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Roger Moorhouse
The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

History remembers the Soviets and the Nazis as bitter enemies and ideological rivals, the two mammoth and opposing totalitarian regimes of World War II whose conflict would be the defining and deciding clash of the war. Yet for nearly a third of the conflict's
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Roger Moorhouse25 Nov 2014$29.99

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Iwo by Richard Wheeler
Iwo

The story of one of the bloodiest battles in history, resulting in the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi, is documented with a personal touch; the author himself was a member of that company. It is a searing and unique account of that battle,
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Richard Wheeler25 Nov 2014$18.95

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Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway by Vincent Hunt
Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway

The German occupation of Norway began on 9 April 1940, and ended on 8 May 1945, after the capitulation of German forces in Europe. Hitler's scorched earth policy in northern Norway in 1944 flattened every building and forced fifty thousand people from
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Vincent Hunt25 Nov 2014$29.17

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THE BACK DOOR TO GLORY: A Novel of young men in war, and the women who love them by Joseph M. . okane
THE BACK DOOR TO GLORY: A Novel of young men in war, and the women who love them

Boys quickly become old men in the brutality of the Italian campaign. From the bloody beaches of Salerno to the wars closing chapter in May 1945,every foot of Italian ground is gained only after a grueling death match against the combat tested Wehrmacht,
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Joseph M. . okane24 Nov 2014$11.99

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Facing Fearful Odds: My Father's Story of Captivity, Escape & Resistance 1940-1945 by John Jay
Facing Fearful Odds: My Father's Story of Captivity, Escape & Resistance 1940-1945

On 22 May 1940 Alec Jay arrived in Calais with his Battalion, the Queen Victoria Rifles. After four days of intense fighting, he was taken prisoner of war along with those of his colleagues who were not killed. The Calais Garrison was not evacuated.
His
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John Jay24 Nov 2014$24.95

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First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America's Most Elite Unit by Patrick K. O'Donnell
First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America's Most Elite Unit

From bestselling author Patrick K. O'Donnell, the untold story of World War II's first unit of special operations combat swimmers—precursors of today's US Navy SEALs
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Patrick K. O'Donnell24 Nov 2014$25.99

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The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VII by Phil H. Listemann
The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VII

The Spitfire Mk.

VII was one of the less known Spitfire mark. Designed to make interceptions in high altitude, the Luftwaffe had actually almost diseppeared from the English sky when Mk.

VII was introduced into service in the spring of 1943. Underemployed

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Operation Thunderclap and the Black March: Two Stories from the Unstoppable 91st Bomb Group by Richard Allison
Operation Thunderclap and the Black March: Two Stories from the Unstoppable 91st Bomb Group

In February 1945, the Allies launched Operation Thunderclap, a series of maximum efforts against cities in eastern Germany, partly to pave the way for the Red Army that would soon be overrunning that territory. These deep-penetration raids would tax the
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The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes by Miranda Seymour
The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes

Miranda Seymour tells the remarkable story of England's centuries of profound connection and rivalry with Germany. Her vibrant and heart-breaking history—told through the lives of princes and painters, soldiers and sailors, bakers and bankers,
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Aces of the Luftwaffe: The Jagdflieger in the Second World War by Peter Jacobs
Aces of the Luftwaffe: The Jagdflieger in the Second World War

The air battles of the Second World War were fought ferociously and with extraordinary skill and courage on both fronts. The fighter pilots of the Luftwaffe, the jagdflieger, in fact outscored their Allied counterparts by some margin and were some of the
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The French Army and the First World War by Elizabeth Greenhalgh
The French Army and the First World War

This is a comprehensive new history of the French army's critical contribution to the Great War. Ranging across all fronts, Elizabeth Greenhalgh examines the French army's achievements and failures and sets these in the context of the difficulties of coalition
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The Supermarine Spitfire F.21 by Phil H. Listemann
The Supermarine Spitfire F.21

The Spitfire F.21 was the last Spitfire variant to be introduced into service before the end of WW2. It belongs to what we usually call the third generation of Spitfires, and the F.21 was the first of it, preceding the F.22 and F.24. This is a study of
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The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XII by Phil H. Listemann
The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XII

The full history of the first Griffon engined Spitfire variant is told, squadron per squadron, with the list of all claims, losses. The success of this variant paved the way for the subsequent Griffon engined variants. With over 30 photos, and two printable
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Phil H. Listemann24 Nov 2014$9.99

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A Schoolboy's Wartime Letters: An Evacuee's Life in WWII - a Personal Memoir by Geoffrey Iley
A Schoolboy's Wartime Letters: An Evacuee's Life in WWII - a Personal Memoir

A boy writes home during WWII, revealing his own fascinating story, full of zest for life, information and humour.
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A British Fascist in the Second World War: The Italian War Diary of James Strachey Barnes, 1943-45 by Claudia Baldoli
A British Fascist in the Second World War: The Italian War Diary of James Strachey Barnes, 1943-45

A British Fascist in the Second World War presents the edited diary of the British fascist Italophile, James Strachey Barnes. Previously unpublished, the diary is a significant source for all students of the Second World War and the history of European
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Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General by Rick Stroud
Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General

On a moonlit night in April 1944 a small band of fearless partisans, led by the British SOE agent Patrick Leigh Fermor, kidnapped a high-ranking Nazi general on the German-occupied island of Crete.

In 1941 the German army invaded the strategically
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Rick Stroud24 Nov 2014$19.99

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Deep Sea Hunters: RAF Coastal Command and the War Against the U-Boats and the German Navy 1939-1945 by Marin Bowman
Deep Sea Hunters: RAF Coastal Command and the War Against the U-Boats and the German Navy 1939-1945

This enthralling new release from Martin Bowman details all the varied and dynamic operations at sea carried out by RAF Coastal Command against the U-boats and the German Navy during the Second World War. Beginning with the disastrous Norwegian Campaign,
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Battlefield Bombers: Deep Sea Attack by Martin Bowman
Battlefield Bombers: Deep Sea Attack

Featuring a unique selection of wide-ranging experiences of British and Commonwealth Bomber Command aircrew during World War Two, this new release details the deep sea bombing raids that occurred within this time-frame. The enduring bravery and fortitude
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Martin Bowman24 Nov 2014$24.95

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Belgium in the Second World War by Jean-Michel Veranneman
Belgium in the Second World War

When the Nazis invaded neutral Belgium in May 1940, defeat and occupation were inevitable but Belgian armed forces held out against a vastly superior enemy for 18 days. The elected Government went into exile in London but King Leopold III controversially
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Jean-Michel Veranneman24 Nov 2014$19.99

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The Secret Betrayal of Britain's Wartime Allies: The eppeasement of Stalin and its post-war consequences by Jim Auton MBE
The Secret Betrayal of Britain's Wartime Allies: The eppeasement of Stalin and its post-war consequences

As a British airman of the Second World War, Jim Auton dropped bombs on enemy targets all over central and eastern Europe. He was also engaged in a number of low flying operations, organised in order to drop containers of explosives and ammunition in an
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Jim Auton MBE24 Nov 2014$19.99

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Soviet Conquest: Berlin 1945 by Tony Le Tissier
Soviet Conquest: Berlin 1945

How did top Red Army commanders see the assault on Berlin in 1945 - what was their experience of the last, terrible battle of the Second World War in Europe? Personal accounts by the most famous generals involved - Zhukov, Koniev and Chuikov - have been
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Tony Le Tissier24 Nov 2014$24.95

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Wall, Watchtower, and Pencil Stub: Writing During World War II by John R. Carpenter
Wall, Watchtower, and Pencil Stub: Writing During World War II

How World War II became central in our culture.

Even as World War II raged on, contemporary writers were riveted by its every twist and turn. One of the war's most fascinating features was that it was subject to constant change, surprises, and fate reversal.

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The OSS in Burma: Jungle War against the Japanese by Troy J. Sacquety
The OSS in Burma: Jungle War against the Japanese

The first and only book to cover the World War II exploits and contributions of Detachment 101—considered by many to be the forerunner of today's Special Forces—in Burma against the Japanese Imperial Army.
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Troy J. Sacquety23 Nov 2014$22.50

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Defending Britain's Skies 1940-1945 by John Grehan & Martin Mace
Defending Britain's Skies 1940-1945

Despatches in this volume include that on the Battle of Britain, and air fighting 1940-1941, by Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh C.T. Dowding, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Fighter Command, Air Operations by Fighter Command between November 1940 and the end
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Stilwell and the Chindits: The Allies Campaign in Northern Burma 1943-1944: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives by Jon Diamond
Stilwell and the Chindits: The Allies Campaign in Northern Burma 1943-1944: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives

This latest book in the highly successful Images of War series covers the dramatic events that saw ultimate Allied victory over the Japanese in remote Northern Burma on the Chinese border. The plan involved two separate but concurrent operations. US Army
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Jon Diamond23 Nov 2014$16.30

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An Expendable Squadron: The Story of 217 Squadron, Coastal Command, 1939-1945 by Roy Conyers Nesbit
An Expendable Squadron: The Story of 217 Squadron, Coastal Command, 1939-1945

Roy Nesbit's highly illustrated history of Coastal Command's 217 Squadron - the squadron in which he served - gives a first-hand insight into the hazardous low-level missions the squadron flew against enemy shipping and ports during the Second World War.
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Operation Oyster World War II's Forgotten Raid: The Daring Low Level Attack on the Philips Radio Works by Kees Rijken & Paul Schepers & Arthur Thorning
Operation Oyster World War II's Forgotten Raid: The Daring Low Level Attack on the Philips Radio Works

Operation Oyster was carried out on the 6th December, 1942 by 2 Group RAF. Considered to be a notable success for the allies, it cost the Germans an estimated six months of lost production time at a critical point in the conflict. It is arguable, according
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Kees Rijken &
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The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II by Walter G. Winslow
The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II

The heroic story of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet at the outbreak of World War II and their disastrous encounter with vastly superior Japanese forces.
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Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard by Rochus Misch
Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard

After being seriously wounded in the 1939 Polish campaign, Rochus Misch was invited to join Hitler's SS-bodyguard. There he served until the war's end as Hitler's bodyguard, courier, orderly and finally as Chief of Communications. On the Berghof terrace
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Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. Brayton
Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel

Colonel David McKenna, a retired officer of the Black Watch, is recalled to active service to develop a plan for securing the Highlands from German invasion. Author Abbott Brayton captures a remarkable period in World War II and peoples it with characters
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They Gave me a Seafire by Commander R. 'Mike' Crosley DSC RN
They Gave me a Seafire

A classic in every sense of the word, the re-issuing of this book is sure to provoke an enthusiastic response. First published in 1986 by Airlife, its publishing history has seen a great number of glowing reviews generated, coming from both historians
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Inside the Wire: The Prisoner of War Camps and Hostels of Gloucestershire 1938-1948 by Ian M. C Hollingsbee
Inside the Wire: The Prisoner of War Camps and Hostels of Gloucestershire 1938-1948

Stalag VIII-B, Colditz, these names are synonymous with Prisoners of War in the Second World War. But what of those caught on British soil? Where did they go? Gloucestershire was home to a wealth of PoW camps and hostels, and many Italian and German prisoners
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Ian M. C Hollingsbee23 Nov 2014$18.94

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Scapegoat: The Death of Prince of Wales and Repulse by Dr. Martin Stephen
Scapegoat: The Death of Prince of Wales and Repulse

Scapegoat: The Death of Prince of Wales and Repulse' is a radical new account of one of Britain's greatest naval disasters. Making full use of modern research and unrivalled access to privazte family papers, it suggests that Admiral Sir Tom Phillips, the
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Someday You Will Understand: My Father's Private World War II by Nina Wolff Feld
Someday You Will Understand: My Father's Private World War II

Walter Wolff was the son of a Jewish merchant family that fled their German home when the Nazis came to power and took refuge in Brussels, Belgium. On the eve of the German invasion, in May 1940, the family began its second escape. Their sixteen-month
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South Pacific Destroyer: The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf by Russell Crenshaw Jr.
South Pacific Destroyer: The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf

Russell Crenshaw's riveting account of the savage night battle for the Solomon Islands in early 1943 offers readers a unique insider's perspective from the decks of one of the destroyers that bore the brunt of the struggle. Drawing on his experience as
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The Highland Brigadier: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. Brayton
The Highland Brigadier: A World War II Novel

Abbott Brayton follows up his successful debut novel, Outpost Scotland, with another historically and geographically accurate story of David McKenna's World War II adventures. McKenna's participation in the disastrous raid on Dieppe provides the backdrop
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Pt 105 by Richard Dick Keresey
Pt 105

Drawing on his own experiences as the captain of PT 105 at Guadalcanal, Bougainville, and more, the author tells how the fastest little boat in combat contributed to the war effort.
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Codenamed Dorset: The Wartime Exploits of Major Colin Ogden-Smith Commando and SOE by Peter Jacobs
Codenamed Dorset: The Wartime Exploits of Major Colin Ogden-Smith Commando and SOE

This gripping new history tells the little-known story of one of the most courageous men to have served with the newly formed Commandos and SOE during the Second World War. It is a story of extreme courage and a revealing portrait of a man who ultimately
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Fight for the Air: Aviation Adventures from the Second World War by John Frayn Turner
Fight for the Air: Aviation Adventures from the Second World War

This collection of popular air warfare stories covers the entire span of World War II, beginning when the Royal Air Force faced fascist forces on its own until the dropping of the Atomic bombs on the Japanese in 1945. Fight for the Air offers a rich mixture
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John Frayn Turner23 Nov 2014$19.50

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The Fatted Cats by Ken Wiley
The Fatted Cats

America emerged from post-World War II as the most powerful and economically affluent country in the world. Poverty lessened, unemployment rates declined, and socially, America was truly the land of freedom, hope, and equal opportunity. The relaxation
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Ken Wiley22 Nov 2014$9.99

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The Gold Star Mother and the White Cliffs of Dover by Ken Wiley
The Gold Star Mother and the White Cliffs of Dover

A true story of a mother, father, daughter, and five sons from typical small town, USA. There is no doubt that America was one nation under God. High school was the stepping stone for the military and it was only age limitations that kept some there until
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Ken Wiley22 Nov 2014$9.99

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Empires in the Balance: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies to April 1942 by H. P. Willmott
Empires in the Balance: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies to April 1942

The respected British military historian H. P. Willmott presents the first of a three-volume appraisal of the strategic policies of the countries involved in the Pacific War. Remarkable in its scope and depth of research, his thoughtful analysis covers
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Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer by Alastair Dyson Panton & Victoria Bacon
Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer

Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer is a vivid and lyrical memoir of life as an RAF reconnaissance pilot in France during the hellish summer of 1940. It brings to life the fear, loneliness and pain that Alastair Panton and his comrades came to live with during
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Surviving the Nazi Onslaught: The Defence of Calais to the Death March for Freedom by Carole McEntee-Taylor
Surviving the Nazi Onslaught: The Defence of Calais to the Death March for Freedom

Ted Taylor, 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, was sent to France in May 1940 as part of Calais Force. Initially sent to open up supply lines to the rapidly retreating BEF, they soon found themselves defending Calais against the might of the 10th Panzer
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Carole McEntee-Taylor22 Nov 2014$19.50

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Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War by Elizabeth Compiler Shipton
Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War

This book tells the story of women in the First World War at the front line, under fire, and in combat. Through their diaries, letters and memoirs, meet the women who defied convention and followed their convictions to defend the less fortunate and fight
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Elizabeth Compiler Shipton22 Nov 2014$27.69

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Donitz and the Wolf Packs by Bernard Edwards
Donitz and the Wolf Packs

On 17 September 1942 Admiral Karl Donitz, C-in-C U-boats, issued the following directive:

To all Commanders - 'All attempts to rescue members of ships sunk, therefore also fishing out swimmers and putting them into lifeboats, righting capsized lifeboats,
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Bernard Edwards22 Nov 2014$19.99

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Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, updated edition by Ron Rosenbaum
Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, updated edition

Updated edition of an enthralling book that illuminates what Hitler explainers tell us about Hitler, the explainers, and ourselves.
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When Daddy Came Home: How War Changed Family Life Forever by Barry Turner & Tony Rennell
When Daddy Came Home: How War Changed Family Life Forever

Compelling and moving real-life accounts of the impact on family life of the return of the troops at the end of the Second World War.

Summer 1945. Britain was in jubilant mood. At last, the war was over. Soon the men would be coming home. Then everything

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Barry Turner &
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Agent Cicero: Hitler's Most Successful Spy by Mark Simmons
Agent Cicero: Hitler's Most Successful Spy

This is the story of the most successful German spy of World War II, the Albanian Elyesa Bazna - an untrained opportunist. Bazna worked as a valet to the British ambassador to Turkey in Ankara. He photographed 'Top Secret' material, which he sold for vast
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Mark Simmons22 Nov 2014$21.86

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The Internet Girls by Misha Trent
The Internet Girls

The Internet Girls Anna a pretty young Russian woman meets a man on the internet and they become friendly. She agrees to meet him for dinner at a well known restaurant near where she lives. But he drugs and abducts her. Unknown to her he is part of a Romainian
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Misha Trent22 Nov 2014$4.99

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D-Day Documents by Paul Winter
D-Day Documents

Published in partnership with the National Archives, D-Day Documents is a commemorative collection of previously unpublished documents marking the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. This unprecedented book contains not only 21st Army Group intelligence
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Paul Winter22 Nov 2014$28.99

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The BEF in France 1939-1940: Manning the Front Through to the Dunkirk Evacuation by John Grehan & Martin Mace
The BEF in France 1939-1940: Manning the Front Through to the Dunkirk Evacuation

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British force in Europe from 1939-1940 during the Second World War. Commanded by General Lord Gort, the BEF constituted one-tenth of the defending Allied force.

The British Expeditionary Force was started
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John Grehan &
Martin Mace
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German U-Boat Losses During World War II: Details of Destruction by Alex Niestle
German U-Boat Losses During World War II: Details of Destruction

No other publication on this subject comes even close to including the amount of detail provided in this book. An introduction both summarizes previous works on the subject and describes the difficulties of obtaining and verifying information from either
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Alex Niestle22 Nov 2014$24.00

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Liberating Europe: D-Day to Victory in Europe 1944-1945 by John Grehan & Martin Mace
Liberating Europe: D-Day to Victory in Europe 1944-1945

Despatches in this volume include the Despatch on air operations by the Allied Expeditionary Air Force in North West Europe between November 1943 and September 1944, the despatch on the assault phase of the Normandy landings June 1944, despatch on operations
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John Grehan &
Martin Mace
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1 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record by Chris Ward
1 Group Bomber Command: An Operational Record

During the period immediately before the Second World War, the RAF modified its command structure to rationalize for rapid expansion. Bomber Command was divided into six operational groups, each flying the same type of aircraft, including Wellingtons,
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Chris Ward22 Nov 2014$24.00

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Grey Wolves: The U-Boat War 1939¿1945 by Philip Kaplan
Grey Wolves: The U-Boat War 1939¿1945

In the early years of the Second World War, the elite force of German submariners known as the Ubootwaffe came perilously close to perfecting the underwater battle tactics and successfully cutting Britain's transatlantic lifeline. To the Allies, these
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Philip Kaplan22 Nov 2014$24.95

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Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine by Barrett Tillman
Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine

November 1943—May 1945—The U.S. Army Air Forces waged an unprecedentedly dogged and violent campaign against Hitler's vital oil production and industrial plants on the Third Reich's southern flank. Flying from southern Italy, far from the limelight
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Barrett Tillman21 Nov 2014$29.99

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A Salute to One Of the Few: The Life of Flying Officer Peter Cape Beauchamp St John RAF by Simon St John Beer
A Salute to One Of the Few: The Life of Flying Officer Peter Cape Beauchamp St John RAF

In a quiet churchyard in Amersham is the grave of an airman who lost his life fighting in the skies over southern England in October 1940. The author happened to come across this grave in 1998 and after some initial enquiries discovered that nobody in
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Simon St John Beer21 Nov 2014$13.99

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Craftsmen of the Army: The Story of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Vol II 1969-1992 by J. M. Kneen & D. J. Sutton
Craftsmen of the Army: The Story of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Vol II 1969-1992

This book tells the story of the Royal Electrical and mechanical Engineers from 1969 to 1992. During this period the army underwent extensive re-organisation and the REME had to adapt and innovate in order to provide the engineering support needed.
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J. M. Kneen &
D. J. Sutton
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With the Argylls: A Soldier's Memoir by Ray Ward
With the Argylls: A Soldier's Memoir

a wonderful example of a soldier's memoir' - Trevor Royle When Ray Ward died in 1999, his sons discovered an old and dusty manuscript in an Afrika Korps ammunition box in the cellar of the family home in Glasgow. These papers contained a collection of
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Ray Ward21 Nov 2014$7.28

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D-Day Encyclopedia: Everything You Want to Know About the Normandy Invasion by Barrett Tillman
D-Day Encyclopedia: Everything You Want to Know About the Normandy Invasion

This unique encyclopedia provides detailed entries for everything you ever wanted to know about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. Organized alphabetically, the entries give detailed descriptions of weapons, equipment, divisions, air and naval units, geography,
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Barrett Tillman21 Nov 2014$18.99

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Fetch the Devil: The Sierra Diablo Murders and Nazi Espionage in America by Clint Richmond
Fetch the Devil: The Sierra Diablo Murders and Nazi Espionage in America

An El Paso sheriff's investigation of the Nazi spy ring that orchestrated the murder of two California socialites in the Texas desert on the eve of World War II
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Between Two Homelands: Letters Across the Borders of Nazi Germany by Fritzsche Peter Velmans Hester Kalshoven
Between Two Homelands: Letters Across the Borders of Nazi Germany

How a family with members in Germany and in occupied Netherlands responded to the Nazi regime, World War II, and its aftermath
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Fritzsche Peter Velmans Hester Kalshoven21 Nov 2014$25.20

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Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil by Neill Lochery
Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil

In 1939, Brazil seemed a world away from the chaos overtaking Europe. Yet despite its bucolic reputation as a distant land of palm trees and pristine beaches, Brazil's natural resources and proximity to the United States made it strategically invaluable
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Neill Lochery21 Nov 2014$29.99

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The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War by A. J. Baime
The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War

The story of the dramatic transformation of Detroit from "motortown" to the "arsenal of democracy," featuring Edsel Ford, who rebelled against his pacifist father, Henry Ford, to build the industrial miracle Willow Run, a manufacturing complex capable

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... and the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe by Bloomsbury Publishing
... and the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe

For ten months before the Second World War, there was an organised movement of mainly Jewish children out of Nazi Europe. The children were bundled onto trains, waved goodbye to their parents and set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries which
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Bloomsbury Publishing21 Nov 2014$14.99

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West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America by Anne Kazel-Wilcox & PJ Wilcox
West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America

The inspiring true story of the West Point class of '41, which graduated into combat leadership in World War II and went on to shape policy in Korea, during the Cold War, and in Vietnam
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Anne Kazel-Wilcox &
PJ Wilcox
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The Pegasus and Orne Bridges: Their Capture, Defences and Relief on D-Day by Neil Barber
The Pegasus and Orne Bridges: Their Capture, Defences and Relief on D-Day

The glider-borne operation to capture Pegasus Bridge has an established place in the annals of warfare. Conducted by Major John Howard and his company of Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry it was a superbly daring, brilliantly executed 'coup de
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Neil Barber21 Nov 2014$15.99

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Berlin Battlefield Guide: Third Reich and Cold War by Tony Tissier
Berlin Battlefield Guide: Third Reich and Cold War

On 16 April 1945 the Red Army unleashed a colossal offensive against Berlin with the aim of destroying Hitler's armies in the East and capturing the German capital before the Western Allies. Over two million soldiers confronted each other in the last act
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Tony Tissier21 Nov 2014$5.99

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World War II From Above: An Aerial View of the Global Conflict by Jeremy Harwood
World War II From Above: An Aerial View of the Global Conflict

In World War II From Above, historian Jeremy Harwood profiles the fascinating story, unknown to many, of the battle waged by Allied and Axis spies in the skies to obtain accurate aerial intelligence during World War II. Harwood features dozens of eye-catching
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Jeremy Harwood21 Nov 2014$30.00

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D-Day Assault: The Second World War Assault Training Exercises at Slapton Sands by Mark Khan
D-Day Assault: The Second World War Assault Training Exercises at Slapton Sands

Preceded by a massive airborne assault, the largest amphibious operation ever undertaken began on 6 June 1944 - D-Day. Over a fifty-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline 160,000 Allied troops came ashore on the beaches of Normandy. Supported
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Mark Khan21 Nov 2014$19.99

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The American Foreign Legion: Black Soldiers of the 93d in World War I by Frank E. Roberts
The American Foreign Legion: Black Soldiers of the 93d in World War I

Still segregated in World War I, the U.S. Army was reluctant to use its 93d division of black soldiers in combat and instead assigned the division's three National Guard and one draftee regiments to the French Army. The battlefield successes of these African
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Frank E. Roberts21 Nov 2014$21.95

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Voices from D-Day: Eyewitness Accounts from the Battle for Normandy by Jon E. Lewis
Voices from D-Day: Eyewitness Accounts from the Battle for Normandy

Voices From D-Day features classic accounts by soldiers such as Rommel and Bradley, together with frontline reports by some of the world's finest authors and war correspondents, including Ernest Hemingway and Alan Melville. Published to celebrate the
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Jon E. Lewis21 Nov 2014$14.95

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Night Flight to Dungavel: Rudolf Hess, Winston Churchill, and the Real Turning Point of WWII by Peter Padfield
Night Flight to Dungavel: Rudolf Hess, Winston Churchill, and the Real Turning Point of WWII

High-ranking Nazi leader Rudolf Hess's secret flight to England remains one of the most extraordinary mysteries of the Second World War
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Peter Padfield21 Nov 2014$27.99

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We Remember D-Day by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember D-Day

'On leaving the plane I can only say I felt very lonely, except that the sky was full of bullets coming upwards. Fortunately, it wasn't long before my feet hit the ground with a thud. Almost as soon as my feet touched the ground, I was to find that I

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Frank Shaw &
Joan Shaw
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A Blood-Dimmed Tide: The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It by Gerald Astor
A Blood-Dimmed Tide: The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Gerald Astor21 Nov 2014$7.99

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Stürmgeschutze: Armoured Assault Guns by Bob Carruthers
Stürmgeschutze: Armoured Assault Guns

The Sturmgeschütz rumbling forward into action is one of the iconic images of World War II. As mobile assault guns, the StuGs were essentially designed as infantry support weapons, but they also proved themselves as highly effective tank destroyers.

Written
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Bob Carruthers20 Nov 2014$9.99

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The Panther V in Combat: Guderian's Problem Child by Bob Carruthers
The Panther V in Combat: Guderian's Problem Child

The Panther V evidenced a number of problems in combat, and this was the proof of the rushed development programme that
was made obvious from the events at Kursk. However, despite its disappointing battlefield debut, the Panther is frequently hailed
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Bob Carruthers20 Nov 2014$9.99

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German Artillery in Combat by Bob Carruthers
German Artillery in Combat

This unique collection of contemporary combat accounts provides a primary source insight into the reality of artillery operations on the Eastern Front. Mobile, rail and towed artillery are all considered in this fascinating compilation. 

This book
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Bob Carruthers20 Nov 2014$9.99

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German Tank Hunters by Bob Carruthers
German Tank Hunters

This unique collection of contemporary combat accounts provides a primary source insight into the reality of anti-tank warfare on the Eastern Front. Both armoured and infantry based operations are considered.

This book is part of the 'Hitler's War
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Bob Carruthers20 Nov 2014$9.99

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Dennis 'Hurricane' David: My Autobiography by Dennis David
Dennis 'Hurricane' David: My Autobiography

Born in Surrey in 1918, Dennis David had a very distinguished war record, both during the Battle for France and the Battle of Britain. This is his autobiography of his flying career until he retired in 1967.
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Aces High: A Further Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Air Forces in WWII, Volume 2 by Christopher Shores
Aces High: A Further Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Air Forces in WWII, Volume 2

This volume updates the information in the first volume and adds some new names. Information has been added on the pilots who gained success against the V-1 flying bombs during 1944-45. Detail is also provided on those units in which virtually all the
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Aces High: A Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Forces of WWII, Volume One by Christopher Shores & Clive Williams
Aces High: A Tribute to the Most Notable Fighter Pilots of the British and Commonwealth Forces of WWII, Volume One

A revised collection of the biographies of the highest scoring Allied fighter pilots of World War II. All details of their combat are arranged in tabular form. Included are a selection of photographs from hitherto private collections.
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Christopher Shores &
Clive Williams
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A Doctor's War: Introduction by Pete McCarthy, author of McCarthy's Bar by Aidan MacCarthy
A Doctor's War: Introduction by Pete McCarthy, author of McCarthy's Bar

A jaw-dropping account of life as an RAF doctor during the Second World War. As an RAF medical officer, Aidan McCarthy served in France, survived Dunkirk, and was plunged into adventures in the Japanese-American arena comparable with those of famous war
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Aidan MacCarthy20 Nov 2014$10.25

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Down But Not Out: The Incredible Story of Second World War Airman Maurice 'Moggy' Mayne by Maurice Mayne Mark Ryan
Down But Not Out: The Incredible Story of Second World War Airman Maurice 'Moggy' Mayne

Maurice ‘Moggy' Mayne was a cricket-loving air gunner in the Second World War, with a pretty girlfriend back home in rural England. His turret was in a Bristol Beaufort – and his pilot had to fly with almost suicidal bravery at giant German warships
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Capital Ships at War 1939-1945 by John Grehan & Martin Mace
Capital Ships at War 1939-1945

Dispatches in this volume include those relating to the sinking of the German battleship Graf Spee in the Battle of the River Plate in 1939, the loss of the battleships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse in the Far East, the sinking of the German battle
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The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Final Gamble by Patrick Delaforce
The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Final Gamble

By late 1944 the Allies were poised to smash the Siegfried Line and break into Germany. Supply lines were shorter thanks to the port of Antwerp. Arnhem aside, there had been a long run of victories and there was no intelligence even from ULTRA to suggest
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Invasion '44: The Full Story of D-Day by John Frayn Turner
Invasion '44: The Full Story of D-Day

In the pre-dawn darkness of 6 June 1944, the greatest armada the world has ever seen began to disembark an Allied invasion force on the beaches of France's Normandy peninsula. Invasion '44 tells the story of that assault from the day over four years earlier,
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The Bomber Command War Diaries: An Operational Reference Book by Chris Everitt & Martin Middlebrook
The Bomber Command War Diaries: An Operational Reference Book

Bomber Command's campaign started on the very first day of the Second World War and ended within a few hours of the final victory in Europe five and a half years later. It was an attempt to win the war in Europe by strategic bombing on such an enormous
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Bomber Harris: Sir Arthur Harris' Despatches on War Operations 1942-1945 by John Grehan & Martin Mace
Bomber Harris: Sir Arthur Harris' Despatches on War Operations 1942-1945

The bombing campaign conducted against Germany and German-occupied Europe in the Second World War was, and remains, one of the most controversial operations of the entire war. Much of Bomber Command's effort was what was defined as 'area' bombing, in which
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The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941¿June 1942 by John B. Lundstrom
The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941¿June 1942

On May 7 and 8, 1942, fast carrier task forces from the United States and Imperial Japanese navies met in combat for the first time in the Battle of the Coral Sea. A strategic victory for the U.S. in spite of the loss of the carrier Lexington, the destroyer
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US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45 - Pre-war Classes by Mark Stille
US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45 - Pre-war Classes

American Navy cruisers built prior to World Wat II saw extensive action throughout the Pacific War, in both surface actions like Guadalcanal, and carrier battles like Midway.

Designed and produced under the regulations of the Washington Naval Treaty, the

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The Forecast for D-Day: And the Weatherman Behind Ike's Greatest Gamble by John Ross
The Forecast for D-Day: And the Weatherman Behind Ike's Greatest Gamble

Monday, June 5, had long been planned for launching D-day, the start of the campaign to liberate Nazi-held Western Europe. Yet the fine weather leading up to the greatest invasion the world would ever see was deteriorating rapidly. Would it hold long

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HM Frigate by Nicholas Monsarrat
HM Frigate

H.M. Frigate Colony - American built, British-manned - alert, seaworthy and ready. This is the true story of Lieutenant-Commander Nicholas Monsarrat's taking over the command of a Frigate in World War II. Written in his usual crisp and gripping way, it
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Operation Tabarin: Britain's Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica 1944-46 by Stephen Haddelsey & Alan Carroll
Operation Tabarin: Britain's Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica 1944-46

In 1943, Churchill's War Cabinet met to discuss the opening of a new front. Its battles would be fought amidst the glaciers of the Antarctic. Intended to safeguard the Falkland Islands from Japanese invasion and to deny harbours in the sub-Antarctic to
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The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness by Eric Lomax
The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.

The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness—a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past. Eric Lomax, sent
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Among the Dead Cities: Is the Targeting of Civilians in War Ever Justified? by A. C. Grayling
Among the Dead Cities: Is the Targeting of Civilians in War Ever Justified?

Is it ever right to target civilians in a time of war? Or do the ends sometimes justify the means? The twentieth century - the age of 'total war' - marked the first time that civilian populations came to be seen as legitimate military targets. At this
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Caribbean Volunteers at War: The Forgotten Story of the RAF's 'Tuskegee Airmen' by Mark Johnson
Caribbean Volunteers at War: The Forgotten Story of the RAF's 'Tuskegee Airmen'

All of a sudden there was the rush of an immense shadow coming towards him at terrific speed. It was the ground reaching up to gather him. The date was 26 June, 1943 and Cy Grant was the rarest of things - a black West Indian RAF crew member, blown out
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Mark Johnson20 Nov 2014$13.99

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Marching to the Sound of Gunfire: North-West Europe 1944-1945 by Patrick Delaforce
Marching to the Sound of Gunfire: North-West Europe 1944-1945

In this exciting and revealing book, scores of British soldiers tell their amazing stories of life - and death - in the front line of the Allies' advance from Normandy to Hitler's Germany. In eleven months of bitter fighting between D-Day and VE Day the
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Patrick Delaforce20 Nov 2014$13.90

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Ben's War with the U. S. Marines by Peter H. Green
Ben's War with the U. S. Marines

Ben's War with the U. S. Marines is biographical account of the humorous but serious World War II misadventures of Pfc. Ben Green--a misplaced Chicago radio producer who battled the system in order to serve his country, and yet scooped the big news a war-weary
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Peter H. Green20 Nov 2014$4.99

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Obedient Unto Death: A Panzer-Grenadier of the Leibstandarte- SS Adolf Hitler Reports by Werner Kindler
Obedient Unto Death: A Panzer-Grenadier of the Leibstandarte- SS Adolf Hitler Reports

Between 1941 and 1944 Waffen-SS Oberscharführer (Sergeant) Werner Kindler took part in 84 days of close combat, qualifying him for the Close Combat Clasp in Gold, the Third Reich's highest decoration for a frontline soldier. He was also awarded the German
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Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January ? July 1942 by Bruce Gamble
Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January ? July 1942

The riveting first book in Bruce Gamble's critically acclaimed Rabaul trilogy, originally published in hardcover as Darkest Hour, which chronicles the longest battle of World War II. January 23, 1942, New Britain. It was 2:30 a.m., the darkest hour
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Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide, and Radicalization by Alex J. Kay
Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide, and Radicalization

Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941 and events on the Eastern Front that same year were pivotal to the history of World War II. It was during this year that the radicalization of Nazi policy -- through both an all-encompassing approach
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Battle Winners by Alan H. Smith
Battle Winners

Battle Winners is a vibrant and detailed account of the extraordinary battles of the Australian 6th and 9th Division six field artillery regiments against the Italian Army and Afrika Korps in the unforgiving terrain of the Western Desert from 1940 to 1942.
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Alan H. Smith20 Nov 2014$9.24

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Arctic Airmen: The RAF in Spitsbergen and North Russia, 1942 by Ernest Schofield & Roy Conyers Nesbit
Arctic Airmen: The RAF in Spitsbergen and North Russia, 1942

In 1942 a Catalina crew of 219 Squadron, based in the Shetlands, was selected to carry out a series of top secret operations, including a flight to the North Pole. They were made at the same time as a Norwegian expedition to Spitzbergen to keep the Germans
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The Junak King: Life as a British Prisoner of War 1941-1945 by Sydney Litherland
The Junak King: Life as a British Prisoner of War 1941-1945

Sydney Litherland was among the 30,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers taken prisoner by the Germans at the Fall of Crete in June 1941. This book documents in fascinating and historically important detail their daily lives as PoWs in Germany an encapsulates
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The Fight in the Clouds: The Extraordinary Combat Experience of P-51 Mustang Pilots During World War II by James P. Busha
The Fight in the Clouds: The Extraordinary Combat Experience of P-51 Mustang Pilots During World War II

This is as close as you'll get to a World War II-era P-51 Mustang without flying one yourself. The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang first started appearing in real numbers in 1943, at the climax of the Allied campaign in World War II. Able to fly
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Secrets of a German POW: The Revelations of Hauptmann Herbert Cleff by Brian Brinkworth
Secrets of a German POW: The Revelations of Hauptmann Herbert Cleff

This is the extraordinary story of Hauptmann Herbert Cleff, who was captured in Egypt during the Allied advance from El Alamein in November 1942. He was thought to have had some administrative function in the Panzer corps, but not all was as it seemed.
It
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The Norway Campaign and the Rise of Churchill 1940 by Anthony Dix
The Norway Campaign and the Rise of Churchill 1940

While the campaign in Norway from April to June 1940 was a depressing opening to active hostilities between Britain and Nazi Germany, it led directly to Churchill's war leadership and The Coalition. Both were to prove decisive in the long term.

This
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Anthony Dix19 Nov 2014$16.99

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Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1941-1942: Schwerpunkt by Robert Forczyk
Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1941-1942: Schwerpunkt

The German panzer armies that swept into the Soviet Union in 1941 were an undefeated force that had honed their skill in combined arms warfare to a fine edge. The Germans focused their panzers and tactical air support at points on the battlefield defined
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Robert Forczyk19 Nov 2014$16.99

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Two Fronts, One War by Charles W. Sasser
Two Fronts, One War

War is the story of individuals painted into a broader tapestry of overpowering events. While examining the wider historical perspective to lay the foundation, this book relates the individual stories of the Second World War - of Allied bomber pilots shot
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Charles W. Sasser19 Nov 2014$16.99

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A Visitor's Guide to Victorian England by Michelle Higgs
A Visitor's Guide to Victorian England

Step into the past and experience the sights, sounds and smells of Victorian England, from clothing to cuisine, toilet arrangements to transport - and everything in between!

HAVE YOU EVER IMAGINED what it would be like to visit the Victorian era?
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Michelle Higgs19 Nov 2014$8.99

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JG26: Top Guns of the Luftwaffe by Donald Caldwell
JG26: Top Guns of the Luftwaffe

Jagdgeschwader 26, the German elite fighter unit, was more feared by the Allies than any other Luftwaffe group. Based on extensive archival research in Europe, personal combat diaries and interviews with more than 50 surviving pilots, Caldwell has assembled
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Darwin Spitfires by Anthony Cooper
Darwin Spitfires

The Japanese air raids on Darwin on 19 February 1942 are well-known to most Australians, although not perhaps to the rest of the world. What happened afterwards, however, remains unknown to many. This publication attempts to illuminate this little-known
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Anthony Cooper19 Nov 2014$15.99

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Over the Wire: A POW's Escape Story from the Second World War by Philip Newman
Over the Wire: A POW's Escape Story from the Second World War

Philip Newman, a British army doctor left behind after the evacuation from Dunkirk, spent his time as a prisoner of war in France, then Germany, treating the wounded and sick - and planning to escape. 

After several failed attempts he got out over
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Captured at Arnhem: From Railwayman to Paratrooper by Norman Hicks
Captured at Arnhem: From Railwayman to Paratrooper

Tom Hicks' story begins when he joins the LMS straight from school and follows his early life on the railways in the 1930s, through enlistment, training as a paratrooper, wartime service, imprisonment and his return to the LMS as an engine driver. 

Tom
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Norman Hicks19 Nov 2014$16.99

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Naval Aviation in the Second World War by Philip Kaplan
Naval Aviation in the Second World War

The first aircraft carriers made their appearance in the early years of World War I. These first flattops were improvised affairs built on hulls that had been laid down with other purposes in mind, and it was not until the 1920s that the first purpose-built
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Philip Kaplan19 Nov 2014$15.99

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Waffen SS on the Western Front: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives by Ian Baxter
Waffen SS on the Western Front: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives

This book in the popular Images of War series covers the deeds of the Waffen-SS on the Western Front during the Second World War. With extensive text and in-depth captions with many rare and unpublished photographs it describes the fighting tactics, the
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Ian Baxter19 Nov 2014$15.99

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The Siege of Brest 1941: A Legend of Red Army Resistance on the Eastern Front by Rostislav Aliev
The Siege of Brest 1941: A Legend of Red Army Resistance on the Eastern Front

On 22 June 1941, soon after 3am, the first German shells smashed into the Soviet frontier fortress of Brest - Hitler's Operation Barbarossa had begun. Across a massive front stretching from the Baltic to the Black Sea, the Wehrmacht advanced, taking the
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Rostislav Aliev19 Nov 2014$20.99

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Private Lord Crawford's Great War Diaries: From Medical Orderly to Cabinet Minister by Christopher Arnander
Private Lord Crawford's Great War Diaries: From Medical Orderly to Cabinet Minister

This unusual account is written by the 27th Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, an active Lancashire MP for 18 years until he inherited the title on his father's death in 1913. In 1915 his sense of patriotic duty drove him to join the RAMC as a Private, although
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Christopher Arnander19 Nov 2014$20.99

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Russian Armour in the Second World War: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives by Michael Green
Russian Armour in the Second World War: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives

It was the Stalin's tanks and armoured fighting vehicles and their crews that finally pushed the German Army back from the outskirts of Moscow in late 1941 and early 1942. Proof of the Red Army tanks' and AFVs' effectiveness came at the Battle of Kursk
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Michael Green19 Nov 2014$15.99

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The Battle of Britain: Luftwaffe Blitz: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives by Philip Kaplan
The Battle of Britain: Luftwaffe Blitz: Rare photographs from Wartime Archives

This new collection of archive imagery from Philip Kaplan offers a gripping, graphic view of the routine repeated each day and night, from the summer of 1940 through to the following spring, by the German bomber crews bringing their deadly cargoes to Britain.
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The Love-charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in the Second World War by Lara Feigel
The Love-charm of Bombs: Restless Lives in the Second World War

'The nightly routine of sirens, barrage, the probing raider, the unmistakable engine ... the bomb-bursts moving nearer and then moving away, hold one like a love-charm' --Graham Greene

When the first bombs fell on London in August 1940, the city was
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Lara Feigel19 Nov 2014$24.99

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Traitors or Patriots? A Story of the German Anti-Nazi Resistance by Louis R. Eltscher
Traitors or Patriots? A Story of the German Anti-Nazi Resistance

Little is known today of the extent and intensity of the anti-Nazi activity that occurred inside Hitler's Germany. Even less is known about those whose courage and conviction drove them to risk-and lose-everything to bring the Third Reich to an end.

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Louis R. Eltscher19 Nov 2014$6.99

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Burma Railway Man: Secret Letters from a Japanese Pow by Charles Steel
Burma Railway Man: Secret Letters from a Japanese Pow

Charles Steel took part in two military disasters - the Fall of France and the Dunkirk evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore. Shortly before the latter, he married Louise. Within days of being captured by the Japanese, he began writing a weekly letter
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Charles Steel19 Nov 2014$5.00

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The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe by Stephen Harding
The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe

The true story of US & German soldiers fighting side by side in the final days of WW II
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Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War by Dale Maharidge
Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War

Sergeant Steve Maharidge returned from World War II an angry man. The only evidence that he'd served in the Marines was a photograph of himself and a buddy tacked to the basement wall. On one terrifyingly memorable occasion his teenage son, Dale, witnessed
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They Spread Their Wings: Six Courageous Airmen in Combat in the Second World War by Alastair Goodrum
They Spread Their Wings: Six Courageous Airmen in Combat in the Second World War

What turns an ordinary man into an extraordinary one? The answer lies in the stories of Fg Offs Howard Clark and Jack Cheney, Wg Cdr Walter Dring, Flt Lt James Crampton, Sqd Ldr Kenneth Summerson and WO Arthur Edgeley; teenage volunteers for wartime aircrew
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A Very Unusual Air War: From Dunkirk to the AFDU - The Diary and Log Book of Test Pilot Leonard Thorne, 1940-45 by Gill Griffin
A Very Unusual Air War: From Dunkirk to the AFDU - The Diary and Log Book of Test Pilot Leonard Thorne, 1940-45

The 20-year-old Len Thorne joined the RAF in May 1940. After two hectic tours of operational duty as a fighter pilot (including some desperately dangerous low-level flying at Dunkirk) he was posted to AFDU (Air Fighting Development Unit) and remained there
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Gill Griffin18 Nov 2014$24.78

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The Spellmount Guide to London in the Second World War by James Beardon
The Spellmount Guide to London in the Second World War

During the lead up to and over the course of the Second World War, London was a city transformed as it simultaneously became the front line and the command centre of Allied operations. The scale and speed of the city's transformation has been unparalleled
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James Beardon18 Nov 2014$21.86

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All the King's Men by Robert Marshall
All the King's Men

First published in 1988, this is the story of how Claude Dansey, deputy head of MI6, infiltrated Henri D�ricourt, double agent extraordinaire, into the rival British wartime secret service, SOE. The ensuing trail of destruction and betrayal led to
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Robert Marshall18 Nov 2014$7.99

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Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40 by Jeremy Black
Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40

An original and up-to-date account of the years between the World Wars which locates the period in terms of long-term questions and military and global history.
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Jeremy Black17 Nov 2014$23.99

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Sean Connery: A Biography by Christopher Bray
Sean Connery: A Biography

A biography of a star and an investigation of what can happen to a man when the images he creates take over his life.

Sean Connery's creation of secret agent James Bond invigorated Britain and its cinema, allowing a cash-strapped, morale-sapped country

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Christopher Bray17 Nov 2014$15.95

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The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II by Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi
The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II

On August 14, 1945, Alfred Eisenstaedt took a picture of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square, minutes after they heard of Japan's surrender to the United States. Two weeks later LIFE magazine published that image. It became one of the most famous
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Forgotten Blitzes: France and Italy Under Allied Air Attack, 1940-1945 by Claudia Baldoli & Andrew Knapp
Forgotten Blitzes: France and Italy Under Allied Air Attack, 1940-1945

France and Italy account for fully one third of all Allied bombs dropped on Europe between 1940 and 1945. Italy received some 370,000 tons of bombs, nearly five times the total dropped on Britain by the Luftwaffe; France, over 570,000, nearly eight times
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Hitler and His Generals: Military Conferences 1942-1945 by Helmut
Hitler and His Generals: Military Conferences 1942-1945

The only complete edition in any language of all the known stenographic conferences. These are the first verbatim records in history of military planning at the highest level.
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Helmut17 Nov 2014$26.00

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Kesselring: The Making of the Luftwaffe by Kenneth Macksey
Kesselring: The Making of the Luftwaffe

Illustrated with maps and a center section of black and white photographs. Kesselring-commander, leader, administrator; the only senior German officer to start and finish the Second World War holding a high command appointment. There was scarcely a major
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Kenneth Macksey17 Nov 2014$7.99

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The Waterloo Archive: Volume III: British Sources by Gareth Glover
The Waterloo Archive: Volume III: British Sources

The British archives of the Napoleonic wars are unique, brimming with personal letters to family and friends or journals that record their innermost thoughts. The human aspect of war comes to the fore, the humor and exhilaration; the fears and miseries;
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Gareth Glover17 Nov 2014$7.99

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Oradour by Robin Mackness
Oradour

A True and Wholly Engrossing Tale of High Finance and Treachery in Which the Secret of a Wartime Tragedy is Revealed Through a Contemporary Drama.

On 10th June 1944, four days after the Allied invasion of Normandy, the inhabitants of a remote village
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Robin Mackness17 Nov 2014$7.99

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Letters Home: From a World War II "Black Panther" Artilleryman by Philip M. Coons
Letters Home: From a World War II "Black Panther" Artilleryman

During World War II, nothing connected a serviceman and his sweetheart back home like a handwritten letter. It was a link to home-to the life a soldier had left behind. In Letters Home, Philip M. Coons shares the almost daily letters that his father,

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Seizing the Enigma: The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1933-1945 by David Kahn
Seizing the Enigma: The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1933-1945

For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine wolfpacks. The Allies might never have turned the tide without an intelligence coup. The race to break the German
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The Everything World War II Book by David White
The Everything World War II Book

From Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939 to the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition, provides you with detailed information about the war that left no nation untouched. Read about the Nazi
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If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II by Harold C. Deutsch & Dennis E. Showalter
If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II

What if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939? What if the Allies had been defeated on D-Day? What if Hitler had won the war?

From the Munich crisis and the dropping of the first atom bomb to Hitler's declaration of war on the United States and the D-Day

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The Pacific War: Clash of Empires in World War II by Douglas Ford
The Pacific War: Clash of Empires in World War II

Drawing on documents in US and British archives, Douglas Ford explores why the belligerents in the Pacific war fought the way that they did. The book focuses not only on the battlefield level, but also provides a perspective from the military high command,
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Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny by R. H. S. Stolfi
Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny

This fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others have made into an icon of evil, the author sees
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Letters and Dispatches 1924-1944: The Man Who Saved Over 100,000 Jews, Centennial Edition by Raoul Wallenberg
Letters and Dispatches 1924-1944: The Man Who Saved Over 100,000 Jews, Centennial Edition

The best way to hear the story of Raoul Wallenberg is through his own words. Put together from three different collections, Letters and Dispatches is the most thorough book of Wallenberg's writings and letters. With his disappearance behind the Iron
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THEIR PLACE IN HISTORY: An Anthology of WWII Autobiographies by Sharon J. Nicholson
THEIR PLACE IN HISTORY: An Anthology of WWII Autobiographies

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Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler by Traudl Junge
Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler

In 1942 Germany, Traudl Junge was a young woman with dreams of becoming a ballerina when she was offered the chance of a lifetime. At the age of twenty-two she became private secretary to Adolf Hitler and served him for two and a half years, right up to
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Ten Days in May: The People's Story of Ve Day by Russell Miller & Renate Miller
Ten Days in May: The People's Story of Ve Day

Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of VE Day, this inspiring book draws from first-hand interviews, diaries and memoirs. It paints an enthralling picture of a day that marked the end of the war in Europe and the beginning of a new era.

VE
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Why France Collapsed by Guy Chapman
Why France Collapsed

The history of the conquest of Gaul, it has been said, would be far more obscure if twenty of Caesar's generals had written commentaries. In June 1940 the armies of France, Great Britain and Belgium succumbed to the onslaught of the German armies in less
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The SURCOUF Conspiracy: A Penetrating Analysis of the Worst Submarine Disaster in History by Capt. Julius Grigore US Navy Jr.
The SURCOUF Conspiracy: A Penetrating Analysis of the Worst Submarine Disaster in History

The SURCOUF submarine met disaster on the night of Feb. 18, 1942. As a result, 130 people died. At the time, it was the worst submarine disaster ever. But decades later, people continue to argue about what happened to the mammoth submarine, which belonged
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LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay by Warren
LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay

Hero or Villain?

THE FIREBOMBING OF TOKYO. Strategic Air Command. John F. Kennedy. Dr. Strangelove. George Wallace. All of these have one man in common—General Curtis LeMay, who remains as unknowable and controversial as he was in life.

Until now.

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Hitler's Gladiator: The Life and Wars of Panzer Army Commander Sepp Dietrich by Charles Messenger
Hitler's Gladiator: The Life and Wars of Panzer Army Commander Sepp Dietrich

A charismatic yet notorious character, Sepp Dietrich the man is impossible to separate from Sepp Dietrich the General, who was awarded twenty-four different honors during his service to the Nazi party and was known for his devotion to his men as he led
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Charles Messenger15 Nov 2014$14.95

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The Language of Victory: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I and World War II by Gary Robinson
The Language of Victory: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I and World War II

Thanks to the 2002 Hollywood film Windtalkers, the Navajo code talkers of World War II emerged from the annals of history to become world famous. But few people know that at least twenty other American Indian languages were used to send coded military
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Rising Sun by John Toland
Rising Sun

This magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning history, told primarily from the Japanese viewpoint, traces the dramatic fortunes of the Empire of the Sun from the invasion of Manchuria to the dropping of the atomic bombs, demolishing many myths surrounding this
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Blood and Guts: Rules, Tactics, and Scenarios for Wargaming World War Two by David W. Hall
Blood and Guts: Rules, Tactics, and Scenarios for Wargaming World War Two

United States Marine Corps veteran David Hall presents a new and exciting way to experience the Second World War in Blood and Guts: Rules, Tactics, and Scenarios for Wargaming World War Two. Hall developed his tactical game system through decades of
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Pacific LST 791: A Gallant Ship and Her Hardworking Coast Guard Crew at the Invasion of Okinawa by Stephen C. Stripe
Pacific LST 791: A Gallant Ship and Her Hardworking Coast Guard Crew at the Invasion of Okinawa

On the evening of March 31, 1945, hours before the invasion of Okinawa, Max Stripe, Billy Thornhill, and five other crewmen manned the forward twin 40 mm mount of LST 791. Riley was stationed up in the Conn, tracking enemy planes from bogey reports that
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1001 B-29s Avenge Pearl Harbor: Memoirs of a Flight Engineer by Donald Cotner
1001 B-29s Avenge Pearl Harbor: Memoirs of a Flight Engineer

1001 B-29s Avenge Pearl Harbor: Memoirs of a Flight Engineer features the true tales f an aviation officer of the United States Army Air Corps during the final year of World War II. These stories center around an airman's life on the Pacific island

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The Star in the Window: Select Stories of World War II Veterans by Louis C. Langone
The Star in the Window: Select Stories of World War II Veterans

When a service banner adorned with stars was displayed in a home's window during World War II, it meant a family member was involved in the war. Some of the soldiers never returned, but those who did come home carried memories and war stories. In The
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Leader of the Pack: The Fleet Submarine USS Batfish in World War II by Mark W. Allen
Leader of the Pack: The Fleet Submarine USS Batfish in World War II

Leader of the Pack recounts the incredible history of USS Batfish, a record-setting American World War II fleet submarine. Batfish entered the pantheon of military lore during its famous sixth patrol in February 1945, where it sank a record three
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A Newsman Remembered: Ralph Burdette Jordan and His Times 1896-1953 by Robert Smith Jordan
A Newsman Remembered: Ralph Burdette Jordan and His Times 1896-1953

A Newsman Remembered is not just the story of the life of Ralph Burdette Jordan (RBJ - or "Jock") - who was a remarkable newspaperman/motion picture publicist/war correspondent. It is also a glimpse into an era of American social and political history
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Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II Memories of the Only Negro Infantry Division to Fight in Europe during Worl by Ivan J. Houston & Gordon Cohn
Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II Memories of the Only Negro Infantry Division to Fight in Europe during Worl

Numbering 4,000 select officers and men, Combat Team 370 was part of n Europe during World War II the 92nd Infantry Division, the only all-Negro division to fight in Europe during World War II. In Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II,

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Quiet Heroes: British Merchant Seamen at War, 1939-1945 by Bernard Edwards
Quiet Heroes: British Merchant Seamen at War, 1939-1945

The men of Britain's Merchant Navy, although unarmed civilians going about their lawful business were the first to be involved with the enemy in the Second World War. Less than nine hours after the declaration of war on 3 September 1939, the Donaldson
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Hitler's Paratrooper: The Life and Battles of Rudolf Witzig by Gilberto Villahermosa
Hitler's Paratrooper: The Life and Battles of Rudolf Witzig

Rudolf Witzig entered the history books as the heroic captor of Belgium's supposedly impregnable fortress Eben Emael in May 1940 - the first time that glider-borne troops were used in the war. To many people, he is also known as the commander of the battle
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Berlin: Victory in Europe by Nik Cornish
Berlin: Victory in Europe

In April and May 1945 the city of Berlin was the site of the final destructive act of the Second World War in Europe. The German capital became a battleground. After three weeks of ruthless fighting against a desperate, sometimes suicidal, defense, the
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Nik Cornish14 Nov 2014$7.99

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No Right to Win: A Continuing Dialogue with Veterans of the Battle of Midway by Ronald W. Russell
No Right to Win: A Continuing Dialogue with Veterans of the Battle of Midway

In 1942, one of the most powerful naval forces in history descended upon the tiny atoll of Midway, 1100 miles northwest of Hawaii. The Japanese intent was to lure America's badly depleted Pacific Fleet into the open where it would be overwhelmed, forcing

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Ronald W. Russell13 Nov 2014$6.00

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Churchill's Desert Rats in North-West Europe: The Final Push by Patrick Delaforce
Churchill's Desert Rats in North-West Europe: The Final Push

When Montgomery took command prior to D-Day he gathered around him commanders and formations he knew and trusted. Not surprisingly 7th Armoured Division was one of these and they were deployed from Italy to England. In this fine account the author who
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Operation Bluecoat: Breakout from Normandy by Ian Daglish
Operation Bluecoat: Breakout from Normandy

After seven weeks of bitter fighting there was a desperate need to break out of the Normandy bridgehead. In late July 1944 Lieutenant-General Sir Miles Dempsey's Second Army moved two entire corps from the Caen sector to the relatively quiet countryside
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When Women First Wore Army Shoes: A first-person account of service as a member of the Women's Army Corps during WWII. by Ethel A. Starbird
When Women First Wore Army Shoes: A first-person account of service as a member of the Women's Army Corps during WWII.

Daughter, sister and sister-in-law of Army men who would all rise to the rank of General, it was not much of a surprise when Ethel A. Starbird decided to serve her country as a member of the Woman's Army Corps during World War II.

After multiple attempts

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Children of Terror by Bozenna Urbanowicz Gilbride & Inge Auerbacher
Children of Terror

Two very young girls, one a Catholic from Poland, the other a Jew from Germany, are caught in a web of terror during World War II. These are their unforgettable true stories.

"War does not spare the innocent. Two young girls, one a Catholic from Poland,

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Bozenna Urbanowicz Gilbride &
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They Dared Return: The True Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines in Nazi Germany by Patrick O'Donnell
They Dared Return: The True Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines in Nazi Germany

At the height of World War II, with the Third Reich's final solution in full operation, a small group of Jews who had barely escaped the Nazis did the unthinkable: They went back. Spies now, these men took on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines. They
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Tiger Cub: The Story of John Freeborn DFC* by Christopher Yeoman & John Freeborn
Tiger Cub: The Story of John Freeborn DFC*

Acting Pilot Officer John Freeborn reported to RAF Hornchurch on 29 October, 1938. John was posted from Flying Training School to join the already acclaimed 74 'Tiger' Squadron at eighteen years of age. One of the first people John met when he arrived
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Promises to Keep: The Untold Story of a Family Trapped in War-Torn Italy by Thomas F. Dwyer EdD
Promises to Keep: The Untold Story of a Family Trapped in War-Torn Italy

For several decades, Italian-born Domenico Forte worked hard in America with the hopes of bringing his family with him. It was a slow process punctuated by two world wars. Domenico survived the first war, but World War II found him in America while his
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The Winter War: Russia's Invasion of Finland, 1939-1940 by Robert Edwards
The Winter War: Russia's Invasion of Finland, 1939-1940

"Edwards recounts events, both shameful and heroic, with insight, conviction and considerable wit."—Publishers Weekly

On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union's Red Army invaded the young nation-state of Finland, in the full expectation of routing
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The Devil's Birthday: The Bridges to Arnhem 1944 by Geoffrey Powell
The Devil's Birthday: The Bridges to Arnhem 1944

Arnhem was the heaviest Allied defeat of 1944 and was the subject of the famous film A Bridge Too Far. Casualties during the battle were appalling; the brave and enduring Dutch people suffered catastrophically in the aftermath and German morale was strengthened
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Geoffrey Powell13 Nov 2014$10.99

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Undersea Warrior: The World War II Story of "Mush" Morton and the USS Wahoo by Don Keith
Undersea Warrior: The World War II Story of "Mush" Morton and the USS Wahoo

No man above or below the waves was as admired--or feared--as this determined naval commander...

Among submariners in World War II, Dudley "Mush" Morton stood out as a warrior without peer. At the helm of the USS Wahoo he completely changed the way

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A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us by Marcus Brotherton
A Company of Heroes: Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us

THE "MUST-READ"* BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE EXTRAORDINARY DOCUMENTARY FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION

After the Band of Brothers went home, they never forgot the lessons of war...

After chronicling the personal stories of the Band of Brothers in We Who Are Alive

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Red Tails: The Tuskegee Airmen and Operation Halyard: An All-New Update for The Forgotten500: A Penguin eSpecial from NAL Calibe by Gregory A. Freeman
Red Tails: The Tuskegee Airmen and Operation Halyard: An All-New Update for The Forgotten500: A Penguin eSpecial from NAL Calibe

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Gregory A. Freeman10 Nov 2014$1.99

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Hellcats: The Epic Story of World War II's Most Daring Submarine Raid by Peter Sasgen
Hellcats: The Epic Story of World War II's Most Daring Submarine Raid

"Sasgen vividly recounts the pulsating drama of the Hellcats." - Naval History

In 1945, American sub force commanders believed that if the Japanese merchant fleet was sunk, the enemy would be forced to surrender. The problem: the ships were protected

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Inside the Nazi War Machine: How Three Generals Unleashed Hitler's Blitzkrieg Upon the World by Bevin Alexander
Inside the Nazi War Machine: How Three Generals Unleashed Hitler's Blitzkrieg Upon the World

In 1940, as Hitler plotted to conquer Europe, only one nation posed a serious threat to the Third Reich's domination: France. The German command was wary of taking on the most powerful armed force on the continent. But three low-ranking generals-Eric von
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The Secret Lives of Codebreakers: The Men and Women Who Cracked the Enigma Code at Bletchley Park by Sinclair McKay
The Secret Lives of Codebreakers: The Men and Women Who Cracked the Enigma Code at Bletchley Park

A remarkable look at day-to-day life of the codebreakers whose clandestine efforts helped win World War II

Bletchley Park looked like any other sprawling country estate. In reality, however, it was the top-secret headquarters of Britain's Government Code

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Sinclair McKay10 Nov 2014$16.00

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To Kingdom Come: An Epic Saga of Survival in the Air War Over Germany by Robert J. Mrazek
To Kingdom Come: An Epic Saga of Survival in the Air War Over Germany

On September 6, 1943, three hundred and thirtyeight B-17 "Flying Fortresses" of the American Eighth Air Force took off from England, bound for Stuttgart, Germany, to bomb Nazi weapons factories.

Dense clouds obscured the targets, and one commander's critical

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe by Jonathan W. Jordan
Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe

Supreme Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, General George S. Patton, and General Omar N. Bradley engineered the Allied conquest that shattered Hitler's hold over Europe. But they also shared intricate connections going back decades, and in the Second World
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Shifty's War: The Authorized Biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers, the Legendary Sharpshooter from the Band of Brothers by Marcus Brotherton
Shifty's War: The Authorized Biography of Sergeant Darrell "Shifty" Powers, the Legendary Sharpshooter from the Band of Brothers

As a boy growing up in the remote mining town of Clinchco, Virginia, Darrell "Shifty" Powers's goal was to become the best rifle shot he could be. His father trained him to listen to the woods, to "see" without his eyes. Little did Shifty know his finely-tuned
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Marcus Brotherton10 Nov 2014$16.00

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1939: Countdown to War by Richard Overy
1939: Countdown to War

"Overy's book is easily the best account of Europe's descent into...death and destruction." --Evening Standard (London)

A brilliantly concise narrative of the days leading to the outbreak of history's greatest conflagration, 1939 takes readers hour

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Normandy Crucible: The Decisive Battle that Shaped World War II in Europe by John Prados
Normandy Crucible: The Decisive Battle that Shaped World War II in Europe

The Battle of Normandy was the greatest offensive campaign the world had ever seen. It was also the crucible of combat tactics and logistic techniques that would decide the outcome of World War II...

The Battle of Normandy began on D-Day. June 6, 1944—the

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Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship by Gregory G. Fletcher
Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship

The true story of the World War II Pacific naval battle that pitted the USS Intrepid's naval aviators against Japan's superbattleship Musashi...and made a dramatic difference in the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

October 24, 1944: As World War II raged,

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Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food by Lizzie Collingham
Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food

A New York Times Notable Book of 2012

Food, and in particular the lack of it, was central to the experience of World War II. In this richly detailed and engaging history, Lizzie Collingham establishes how control of food and its production is crucial

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Assignment to Hell: The War Against Nazi Germany with Correspondents Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A.J. Liebling, Homer Bigart, by Timothy M. Gay
Assignment to Hell: The War Against Nazi Germany with Correspondents Walter Cronkite, Andy Rooney, A.J. Liebling, Homer Bigart,

THEIR WORK ON THE FRONT LINES MADE HEADLINES

In February 1943, a group of journalists—including a young wire service correspondent named Walter Cronkite and cub reporter Andy Rooney—clamored to fly along on a bombing raid over Nazi Germany.

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Timothy M. Gay10 Nov 2014$16.00

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Army of Evil: A History of the SS by Adrian Weale
Army of Evil: A History of the SS

In Nazi Germany, they were called the Schutzstaffeln. The world would know them as the dreaded SS-the most loyal and ruthless enforcers of the Third Reich.

It began as a small squad of political thugs. Yet by the end of 1935, the SS had taken control

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Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry, the Nazis, and the Road to War by Ian Kershaw
Making Friends with Hitler: Lord Londonderry, the Nazis, and the Road to War

Ian Kershaw's biography of Adolf Hitler is widely regarded as the definitive work on the subject, as well as one of the most brilliant biographies of our time. In Making Friends with Hitler, the great scholar shines remarkable new light on decisions
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No Silent Night: The Christmas Battle For Bastogne by Leo Barron & Don Cygan
No Silent Night: The Christmas Battle For Bastogne

On Christmas morning, 1944, there was little reason to celebrate...

As the Battle of the Bulge raged, a small force of American solders-including the famed 101st Airborne division, tank destroyer crews, engineers, and artillerymen-was completely surrounded

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The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American Community Gave So Much in World War II and Korea by Carlos Harrison
The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American Community Gave So Much in World War II and Korea

They came from one street in Silvis, Illinois, but death found them in many places . . .

. . .in a distant jungle, a frozen forest, and trapped in the flaming wreckage of a bomber blown from the sky. One died going over a fence during the greatest paratrooper

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Carlos Harrison9 Nov 2014$26.95

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Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazi Army by Rachel S. Cox
Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazi Army

The untold story of five young American friends who left the ivory towers at Harvard and Dartmouth to take on Rommel's Panzers under the blazing sun of North Africa…

In the spring of 1941, with Europe consumed by war and occupation, Britain
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A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer by Scott A. Selby
A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer

As the Nazi war machine caused death and destruction throughout Europe, one man in the Fatherland began his own reign of terror.

This is the true story of the pursuit and capture of a serial killer in the heart of the Third Reich.

For all appearances,

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D-Day: The Decision to Launch: A Selection from D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (Penguin Tracks) by Antony Beevor
D-Day: The Decision to Launch: A Selection from D-Day: The Battle for Normandy (Penguin Tracks)

The little-known drama of the last-minute decision to launch the invasion of Normandy-excerpted from the internationally bestselling D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

In D-Day: The Decision to Launch, excerpted from Antony Beevor's bestselling book

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Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II by Richard N. Billings
Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII by John Cornwell
Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII

The "explosive" (The New York Times) bestseller-now with a new introduction by the author

When Hitler's Pope, the shocking story of Pope Pius XII that "redefined the history of the twentieth century" (The Washington Post ) was originally published,

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Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II by H. Paul Jeffers
Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace by Mark Perry
Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace

A unique look at the complex relationship between two of America?s foremost World War II leaders

The first book ever to explore the relationship between George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower, Partners in Command eloquently tackles a subject that has

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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II by Adam Makos & Larry Alexander
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II

THE NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this,

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The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II by Charles Glass
The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II

"[A]n impressive achievement: a boot-level take on the conflict that is fresh without being cynically revisionist." --The New Republic

A groundbreaking history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, The Deserters offers a completely

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Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World by Michael Fullilove
Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World

"A fascinating and well-written account of a little-known chapter that was crucial to the course of World War II and to America's global leadership." -Henry A. Kissinger

In the dark days between Hitler's invasion of Poland in September 1939 and Japan's

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Big Week: Six Days that Changed the Course of World War II by Bill Yenne
Big Week: Six Days that Changed the Course of World War II

In just six days, the United States Strategic Air Forces changed the course of military offense in World War II. During those six days, they launched the largest bombing campaign of the war, dropping roughly ten thousand tons of bombs in a rain of destruction
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Bill Yenne8 Nov 2014$17.00

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Islands of the Damned: A Marine at War in the Pacific by R. V. Burgin & Bill Marvel
Islands of the Damned: A Marine at War in the Pacific

One of the real-life heroes featured in HBO(r)'s The Pacific tells his own true story.

R.V. Burgin reveals his experiences as a Marine at war in the Pacific Theater, where Company K confronted snipers, ambushes along narrow jungle trails, abandoned

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Yalta: The Price of Peace by S. M. Plokhy
Yalta: The Price of Peace

"A colorful and gripping portrait of the three aging leaders at their historic encounter." -The Wall Street Journal

For eight fateful days in 1945, three of the towering figures of the twentieth century-FDR, Churchill, and Stalin-met at a resort town

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A Soldier's Dream: Captain Travis Patriquin and the Awakening of Iraq by William Doyle
A Soldier's Dream: Captain Travis Patriquin and the Awakening of Iraq

For six months in 2006, a charismatic young U.S. Army captain and Arab linguist named Travis Patriquin unleashed a diplomatic and cultural charm offensive upon the Sunni Arab sheiks of Anbar province, the heart of darkness of the Iraqi insurgency. He galvanized
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William Doyle8 Nov 2014$16.00

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Hitler's Scientists: Science, War, and the Devil's Pact by John Cornwell
Hitler's Scientists: Science, War, and the Devil's Pact

An eye-opening account of the rise of science in Germany through to Hitler's regime, and the frightening Nazi experiments that occurred during the Reich


A shocking account of Nazi science, and a compelling look at the the dramatic rise of German science

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In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sgt. Forrest Guth by Larry Alexander
In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sgt. Forrest Guth

A tribute to World War II heroism from the national bestselling author of Biggest Brother.

The paratroopers of Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division, have come to symbolize the incredible bravery and heroism shown by the greatest generation in World

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Larry Alexander8 Nov 2014$16.00

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War Beneath the Waves: A True Story of Courage and Leadership Aboard a World War II Submarine by Don Keith
War Beneath the Waves: A True Story of Courage and Leadership Aboard a World War II Submarine

The gripping story of heroism under the sea, from the national bestselling author of Final Patrol & U.S.S. Billfish

In November 1943, while on war patrol in the Makassar Strait, the U.S.S. Billfish submarine was spotted by the Japanese, who launched

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Don Keith8 Nov 2014$16.00

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The Pacific by Hugh Ambrose
The Pacific

The New York Times bestselling official companion book to the Emmy(r) Award-winning HBO(r) miniseries.

Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in

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The Fall of Berlin 1945 by Antony Beevor
The Fall of Berlin 1945

Acclaimed for his vivid re-creations of some of the twentieth century's most significant battles, Antony Beevor is one of the best known and respected military historians writing today. He now offers readers a gripping, street-level portrait of the harrowing
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Fighter Boys: The Battle of Britain, 1940 by Patrick Bishop
Fighter Boys: The Battle of Britain, 1940

For 123 days in the summer of 1940, 3,000 youthful airmen in the Royal Air Force fought back against Hitler's advancing forces with a heroism that astonished the world. Drawing on interviews with scores of surviving pilots as well as diaries and letters
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Pacific Payback: The Carrier Aviators Who Avenged Pearl Harbor at the Battleof Midway by Stephen L. Moore
Pacific Payback: The Carrier Aviators Who Avenged Pearl Harbor at the Battleof Midway

Sunday, December 7, 1941, dawned clear and bright over the Pacific....

But for the Dauntless dive-bomber crews of the USS Enterprise returning to their home base on Oahu, it was a morning from hell. Flying directly into the Japanese ambush at Pearl

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Serving God and Country: United States Military Chaplains in World War II by Lyle W. Dorsett
Serving God and Country: United States Military Chaplains in World War II

In World War II, more than twelve thousand Protestant ministers, Catholic priests, and Jewish rabbis joined the Chaplain Corps. They were men of faith under fire.

And they would charge straight into Hell to save the soul of a single soldier…

Representing

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Resolve: From the Jungles of WW II Bataan,The Epic Story of a Soldier, a Flag, and a Promise Kept by Bob Welch
Resolve: From the Jungles of WW II Bataan,The Epic Story of a Soldier, a Flag, and a Promise Kept

On April 9, 1942, thousands of U.S. soldiers surrendered as the Philippines island of Luzon fell to the Japanese. But a few hundred Americans placed their faith in their own hands and headed for the jungles.

One of them was twenty-three-year-old Clay

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Savage Will: The Daring Escape of Americans Trapped Behind Nazi Lines by Timothy M. Gay
Savage Will: The Daring Escape of Americans Trapped Behind Nazi Lines

In the tradition of incredible true stories from The Great Escape to Argo, Savage Will recounts a tale of survival, daring, and evasion behind enemy lines: that of American medics and nurses stranded for two months in Nazi-occupied Albania.

In

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Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI by Kenneth Weisbrode
Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI

For fans of The King's Speech, the intriguing bond between monarch and prime minister and its crucial role during World War II

The political and personal relationship between King George VI and Winston Churchill during World War II is one that has

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Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943 by Antony Beevor
Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943

Historians and reviewers worldwide have hailed Antony Beevor's magisterial Stalingrad as the definitive account of World War II's most harrowing battle. In August 1942, Hitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name. In the five
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Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge - an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II by William F. Meller
Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge - an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II

He never planned on becoming a leader-or a hero . . .

In early October of 1944 Private William Meller was 20 years old. Joining I Company, 28th Divison as a rifleman, he was indoctrinated on the front line to the horrors of fighting the battle-hardened

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Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II by Adam Makos & Marcus Brotherton
Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II

A firsthand chronicle of United States Marine Corps' actions in the Pacific

Following fifteen Marines from the Pearl Harbor attack, through battles with the Japanese, to their return home after V-J Day, Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton have compiled

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Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines by Don Keith
Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines

During World War II, the U.S. Navy's submarine service suffered the highest casualty percentage of all the American armed forces, losing one in five submariners. But despite the odds, these underwater warriors accounted for almost 60 percent of Japanese
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Don Keith7 Nov 2014$18.00

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The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History by Boris Johnson
The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own.

On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill's death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most

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Conduct Under Fire: Four American Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisonersof the Japanese, 1941-1945 by John A. Glusman
Conduct Under Fire: Four American Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisonersof the Japanese, 1941-1945

The fierce, bloody battles of Bataan and Corregidor in the Philippines are legendary in the annals of World War II. Those who survived faced the horrors of life as prisoners of
the Japanese.

In Conduct Under Fire, John A. Glusman chronicles these events

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When War Played Through: Golf During Wolrd War II by John Strege
When War Played Through: Golf During Wolrd War II

World War II transformed the American home front, and golf was no exception. The world-famous Masters course at Augusta National became a farm to ease food shortages. Ben Hogan and Sam Snead were drafted, and Bobby Jones enlisted. Rubber rationing forced
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Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World WarII by Brendan I. Koerner
Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World WarII

An epic saga of hubris , cruelty, and redemption, Now the Hell Will Start tells the remarkable tale of the greatest manhunt of World War II. Herman Perry, besieged by the hardships of the Indo-Burmese jungle and the racism meted out by his white commanding
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One Square Mile of Hell: The Battle for Tarawa by John Wukovits
One Square Mile of Hell: The Battle for Tarawa

In the Tarawa atoll lies the tiny islet of Betio. In November of 1943, the men of the 2nd Marine Division watched as bombardments destroyed the island's Japanese defenses. But when the Marines landed, the Japanese poured out of their protective bunkers
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Command of Honor: General Lucian Truscott's Path to Victory in World War II by H. Paul Jeffers
Command of Honor: General Lucian Truscott's Path to Victory in World War II

The inspiring true story of General Lucian Truscott, one of the greatest combat commanders of World War II.

General Lucian K. Truscott was an American military giant: tough, resourceful, and devoted to the men under his command. Unlike the more flamboyant

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Taking Command: General J. Lawton Collins From Guadalcanal to Utah Beach and Victory in Europe by H. Paul Jeffers
Taking Command: General J. Lawton Collins From Guadalcanal to Utah Beach and Victory in Europe

"The crux of the fighting was the place I headed for." -General J. Lawton Collins

Known as "the GI's general" and "Lightning Joe," General J. Lawton Collins played no less than a global part in the Allied victory of World War II.

Here, for the first

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We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untold Stories from the Band of Brothers by Marcus Brotherton
We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untold Stories from the Band of Brothers

The national bestseller of never-before-published stories from the Band of Brothers

They were the men of the now-legendary Easy Company. After almost two years of hard training, they parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, Operation Market Garden.

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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives by Peter Caddick-Adams
Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

Two men came to personify Allied and German generalship in the Second World War: Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel. They fought a series of extraordinary battles across several theaters of war that established them as two of the greatest generals of
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The First Heroes: The Extraordinary Story of the Doolittle Raid - America's First World War II Victory by Craig Nelson
The First Heroes: The Extraordinary Story of the Doolittle Raid - America's First World War II Victory

Immediately after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to restore the honor of the United States with a dramatic act of vengeance: a retaliatory bombing raid on Tokyo. On April 18, 1942, eighty brave young men, led by
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The Coming of the Third Reich by Richard J. Evans
The Coming of the Third Reich

There is no story in twentieth-century history more important to understand than Hitler's rise to power and the collapse of civilization in Nazi Germany. With The Coming of the Third Reich, Richard Evans, one of the world's most distinguished historians,
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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives by Peter Caddick-Adams
Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

Two men came to personify generalship in the Second World War: Bernard Montgomery for the British and Erwin Rommel for the Germans. In the span of a few short years, they fought a series of extraordinary duels across several theaters of war. Ever since,
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Peter Caddick-Adams6 Nov 2014$9.99

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Biggest Brother: The Life Of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led The Band ofBrothers by Larry Alexander
Biggest Brother: The Life Of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led The Band ofBrothers

In every band of brothers, there is always one who looks out for the others...

They were Easy Company, 101st Army Airborne—the World War II fighting unit legendary for their bravery against nearly insurmountable odds and their loyalty to one another

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Larry Alexander6 Nov 2014$16.00

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The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach by John C. McManus
The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach

A white-knuckle account of the 1st Infantry Division's harrowing D-Day assault on the eastern sector of Omaha Beach-acclaimed historian John C. McManus has written a gripping history that will stand as the last word on this titanic battle.

Nicknamed

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Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine And the First American Ship It Sank in WWII by Michael Mair & Joy Waldron
Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine And the First American Ship It Sank in WWII

In November 1944, the U.S. Navy fleet lay at anchor in Ulithi Harbor, deep in the Pacific Ocean, when the oiler USS Mississinewa erupted in a ball of flames. Japan's secret weapon, the Kaiten-a manned suicide submarine-had succeeded in its first mission.

The

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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

In Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark work of cultural history, a book about the transformation of an art form and the larger social shift it signified. In Five
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Crete 1941: The Battle and the Resistance by Antony Beevor
Crete 1941: The Battle and the Resistance

The bestselling author of Stalingrad and D-Day vividly reconstructs the epic WWII struggle for Crete - reissued with a new introduction.

Nazi Germany expected its airborne attack on Crete in 1941 to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise.

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The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe 1940-1945 by Richard Overy
The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe 1940-1945

The ultimate history of the Allied bombing campaigns in World War II

Technology shapes the nature of all wars, and the Second World War hinged on a most unpredictable weapon: the bomb. Day and night, Britain and the United States unleashed massive fleets

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Eisenhower: A Life by Paul Johnson
Eisenhower: A Life

Acclaimed historian Paul Johnson's lively, succinct biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower explores how his legacy endures today

In the rousing style he's famous for, celebrated biographer Paul Johnson offers a fascinating portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower,

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Churchill's War Lab: Codebreakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory by Taylor Downing
Churchill's War Lab: Codebreakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Accidental Journey: A Cambridge intern's memory of World War II by Mark Lynton
Accidental Journey: A Cambridge intern's memory of World War II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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A World Apart: Imprisonment in a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II by Gustaw Herling
A World Apart: Imprisonment in a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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The Day the Devils Dropped In: The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy - D-Day to D+6 by Neil Barber
The Day the Devils Dropped In: The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy - D-Day to D+6

The first hours and days following the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944 have a strong claim to be amongst the most crucial in world history. Spearheading this vast undertaking were crack British and American airborne forces. The Day The Devils
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Drop Zone Burma: Adventures in Allied Air-Supply 1943-45 by Roger Annett
Drop Zone Burma: Adventures in Allied Air-Supply 1943-45

Air-dropped supplies were a vital part of the Allied campaign in Burma during World War II. The transportation of munitions, food and medical supplies was undertaken in the most difficult situations, both on the land where the air bases were often situated
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The Tunnel by Eric Williams
The Tunnel

This book traces Peter Howard, who was to become one of The Wooden Horse escapers, from his being shot down, through his capture, interrogation and first two POW camps. It gets into the mind of a man determined to escape his captors. It shows that for
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Eric Williams4 Nov 2014$5.99

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A British Achilles: The Story of George, 2nd Earl Jellicoe KBE DSO MC FRS 20th Century Soldier, Politician, Statesman by Lorna Almonds
A British Achilles: The Story of George, 2nd Earl Jellicoe KBE DSO MC FRS 20th Century Soldier, Politician, Statesman

Son of the victor of Jutland, George Jellicoe has enjoyed power and privilege but never shirked his duty. His war exploits are legendary and, as a founder member of Stirling's SAS and first Commander of the Special Boat Service, he saw action a-plenty.
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Lorna Almonds4 Nov 2014$7.99

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Death in the Doldrums: U-Cruiser Actions off West Africa by Bernard Edwards
Death in the Doldrums: U-Cruiser Actions off West Africa

With their very long range, the giant Type IX U-Cruisers gave Admiral Dönitz's U-boat fleet global reach. Initially these boats operated with considerable success off the East coast of America and in the Caribbean but their main impact was in the Gulf
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You Only Blow Yourself Up Once by J. Frank Durham
You Only Blow Yourself Up Once

Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy started a crash program, gathering information and educating personnel to deal with enemy bombs, land mines, and other explosive ordnance. Figuring "lawyers make the best cannon fodder," recent
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Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest for Justice by Christopher Dodd & Lary Bloom
Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest for Justice

For some sixty years, the Nuremberg trials have demonstrated the resolve of the United States and its fellow Allied victors of the Second World War to uphold the principles of dispassionate justice and the rule of law even when cries of vengeance threatened
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Year Zero: A History of 1945 by Ian Buruma
Year Zero: A History of 1945

A marvelous global history of the pivotal year 1945 as a new world emerged from the ruins of World War II

Year Zero is a landmark reckoning with the great drama that ensued after war came to an end in 1945. One world had ended and a new, uncertain

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Eisenhower in War and Peace by Jean Edward Smith
Eisenhower in War and Peace

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Magisterial."—The New York Times

In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Countrymen by Bo Lidegaard
Countrymen

Amid the dark, ghastly history of World War II, the literally extraordinary story, never before fully researched by a historian, of how the Danish people banded together to save their fellow Jews from the Nazis—told through the remarkable unpublished
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Hitler's Charisma: Leading Millions into the Abyss by Laurence Rees
Hitler's Charisma: Leading Millions into the Abyss

Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered
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The Ariadne Objective: The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis by Wes Davis
The Ariadne Objective: The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis

The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East.

In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the
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First to Jump by Jerome Preisler
First to Jump

The U.S. Army Pathfinders. The vanguard of the Allied forces in World War II Europe. Countless times they preceded invasions and battles vital to bringing the enemy to its knees.

Because before the front lines could move forward, the Pathfinders had to

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In The Time Of The Americans: FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur-The Generation That Changed America 's Role in the Wo by David Fromkin
In The Time Of The Americans: FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur-The Generation That Changed America 's Role in the Wo

Coming of age during World War I and attaining their finest hour in World War II and the Cold War, these men -- FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur -- transformed America from an isolated frontier nation into a global superpower. As he tells their
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Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble by Roger Cohen
Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble

In February of 1945, 350 American POWs, selected because they were Jews, thought to resemble Jews or simply by malicious caprice, were transported by cattle car to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany. Here, the soldiers were worked to death,
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Panzer Commander: The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck by Hans Von Luck
Panzer Commander: The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck

A stunning look at World War II from the other side...

From the turret of a German tank, Colonel Hans von Luck commanded Rommel's 7th and then 21st Panzer Division. El Alamein, Kasserine Pass, Poland, Belgium, Normandy on D-Day, the disastrous Russian

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Sixty Days in Combat: An Infantryman's Memoir of World War II in Europe by Dean Joy
Sixty Days in Combat: An Infantryman's Memoir of World War II in Europe

"The infantryman's war is . . . without the slightest doubt the dirtiest, roughest job of them all."

He went in as a military history buff, a virgin, and a teetotaler. He came out with a war bride, a taste for German beer, and intimate knowledge of

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How Hitler Could Have Won World War II: The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat by Bevin Alexander
How Hitler Could Have Won World War II: The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat

Most of us rally around the glory of the Allies' victory over the Nazis in World War II. The story is often told of how the good fight was won by an astonishing array of manpower and stunning tactics. However, what is often overlooked is how the intersection
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The Black Sheep: The Definitive History of Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in World War II by Bruce Gamble
The Black Sheep: The Definitive History of Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in World War II


With their renowned squadron leader Greg "Pappy" Boyington, Marine Fighting Squadron (VMF) 214 was one of the best-known and most colorful combat units of World War II. The popular television series Baa Baa Black Sheep added to their legend—while
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MacArthur's Victory: The War in New Guinea, 1943-1944 by Harry Gailey
MacArthur's Victory: The War in New Guinea, 1943-1944

A GREAT WARRIOR AT THE PEAK OF HIS POWERS

In March 1942, General Douglas MacArthur faced an enemy who, in the space of a few months, captured Malaya, Burma, the Philippines, the Dutch East Indies, and, from their base at Raubaul in New Britain, threaten
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No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester in World War II by Dan Kurzman
No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester in World War II

The sinking of the Dorchester in the icy waters off Greenland shortly after midnight on February 3, 1942, was one of the worst sea disasters of World War II. It was also the occasion of an astounding feat of heroism—and faith.

As water gushed through

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Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War by Hal Vaughan
Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War

"From this century, in France, three names will remain: de Gaulle, Picasso, and Chanel." –André Malraux

Coco Chanel created the look of the modern woman and was the high priestess of couture.

She believed in simplicity, and elegance, and freed

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Isaac's Army: A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland by Matthew Brzezinski
Isaac's Army: A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland

Starting as early as 1939, disparate Jewish underground movements coalesced around the shared goal of liberating Poland from Nazi occupation. For the next six years, separately and in concert, they waged a heroic war of resistance against Hitler's war
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Across the Dark Islands: The War in the Pacific by Floyd W. Radike
Across the Dark Islands: The War in the Pacific

ACROSS THE DARK ISLANDS
The War in the Pacific

Floyd W. Radike
Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Ret.)


"I remember sitting in a foxhole on Guadalcanal in the rain. The sergeant I shared the hole with shook his head and asked me: 'What in the hell are we

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All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe by James Megellas
All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe

In mid-1943 James Megellas, known as "Maggie" to his fellow paratroopers, joined the 82d Airborne Division, his new "home" for the duration. His first taste of combat was in the rugged mountains outside Naples.

In October 1943, when most of the 82d departed

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An Ace of the Eighth: An American Fighter Pilot's Air War in Europe by Norman J. Fortier
An Ace of the Eighth: An American Fighter Pilot's Air War in Europe

FOR A FIGHTER PILOT IN THE MIGHTY EIGHTH, DEATH WAS ALWAYS A HEARTBEAT AWAY.

When the skies of Europe blazed with the fiercest air battles in history, fighter pilots like Norman "Bud" Fortier were in the thick of it, flying four hundred miles an hour

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City Fights: Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam by John Antal
City Fights: Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam

CITY FIGHTS
Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam

Edited by Colonel John Antal and Maj. Bradley Gericke


"Urban terrain will likely be the predominant battlefield of future wars."

As September 11 and Somalia proved, hostile

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Combat Officer: A Memoir of War in the South Pacific by Charles Walker
Combat Officer: A Memoir of War in the South Pacific

TO HELL AND BACK

For the U.S., Guadalcanal was a bloody seven-month struggle under brutal conditions against crack Japanese troops deeply entrenched and determined to fight to the death. For Charles Walker, this horrific jungle battle–one that claimed

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Visions From a Foxhole: A Rifleman in Patton's Ghost Corps by William Foley
Visions From a Foxhole: A Rifleman in Patton's Ghost Corps

An absolutely harrowing first-person account of the 94th Infantry Division's bold campaign to break through Hitler's "impregnable" Siegfried line at the end of World War II

Eighteen-year-old William Foley was afraid the war would be over before he got
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Soldiers: German POWs on Fighting, Killing, and Dying by Sonke Neitzel & Harald Welzer
Soldiers: German POWs on Fighting, Killing, and Dying

On a visit to the British National Archive in 2001, Sönke Neitzel made a remarkable discovery: reams of covertly recorded, meticulously transcribed conversations among German POWs during World War II that recently had been declassified. Neitzel would

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Cutthroats: The Adventures of a Sherman Tank Driver in the Pacific by Robert Dick
Cutthroats: The Adventures of a Sherman Tank Driver in the Pacific

Soon after we landed it became apparent that there was more than enough artillery here, that the enemy were excellent shots, and that their ammo supply seemed to be endless.

With the Japanese deeply entrenched and determined to die rather than surrender,

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No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal by Merrill B. Twining
No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal

"A VIVID NARRATIVE . . . A splendid first-person account of the costly campaign that enabled Allied forces to wrest Guadalcanal from the Japanese in World War II's Pacific theater."
Kirkus Reviews

"By reading and studying No Bended Knee, the

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Darby's Rangers: We Led the Way by William O. Darby
Darby's Rangers: We Led the Way

The exciting true story of a legendary leader and the men who fought by his side in World War II, told in his own words. . .
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When the Odds Were Even: The Vosges Mountains Campaign, October 1944-January 1945 by Keith Bonn
When the Odds Were Even: The Vosges Mountains Campaign, October 1944-January 1945

In three months of savage fighting, the U.S. Seventh Army did what no army in the history of modern warfare had ever done before–conquer an enemy defending the Vosges Mountains.

With the toughest terrain on the Western Front, the Vosges mountain

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Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC by Jon T. Hoffman
Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC

The Marine Corps is known for its heroes, and Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller has long been considered the greatest of them all. His assignments and activities covered an extraordinary spectrum of warfare. Puller mastered small unit guerrilla warfare
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The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America by James Campbell
The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America

From the acclaimed World War II writer and author of The Ghost Mountain Boys, an incisive retelling of the key month, July 1944, that won the war in the pacific and ignited a whole new struggle on the home front.

In the pantheon of great World War II

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The Deadly Brotherhood: The American Combat Soldier in World War II by John McManus
The Deadly Brotherhood: The American Combat Soldier in World War II

In his book Men Against Fire, [historian S. L. A.] Marshall asserted that only 15 to 25 percent of American soldiers ever fired their weapons in combat in World War II. . . .
Shooting at the enemy made a man part of the "team," or "brotherhood." There
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Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II by Belton Y. Cooper
Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II

"Cooper saw more of the war than most junior officers, and he writes about it better than almost anyone. . . . His stories are vivid, enlightening, full of life—and of pain, sorrow, horror, and triumph."
—STEPHEN E. AMBROSE
From his Foreword

"In

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Wings of Gold: The U.S. Naval Air Campaign in World War II by Gerald Astor
Wings of Gold: The U.S. Naval Air Campaign in World War II

From critically acclaimed military historian Gerald Astor comes Wings of Gold, the first account of how the airplane transformed the U.S. Navy and paved the way to victory in the Pacific in World War II. Astor tracks that fateful journey from its humble
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Woodbine Red Leader: A P-51 Mustang Ace in the Mediterranean Theater by George Loving
Woodbine Red Leader: A P-51 Mustang Ace in the Mediterranean Theater

A COMBAT ACE'S ACCOUNT OF PILOTING THE GREATEST SINGLE-SEAT FIGHTER IN WORLD WAR II

World War II marked the end of an era; fighter pilots still flew by the seat of their pants, and George Loving recaptures the exhilarating world of aerial combat in all

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Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II by John Geoghegan
Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II

The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of their time

In 1941, the architects of Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor planned a bold follow-up:

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Dumb but Lucky! Confessions of a P-51 Fighter Pilot in World War II by Richard Curtis
Dumb but Lucky! Confessions of a P-51 Fighter Pilot in World War II

Second lieutenant Dick Curtis arrived in Italy in May 1944–twenty years old and part of a shipment of P-51 Mustang fighter pilots so desperately needed that they were rushed into combat with less than thirty hours of flight time in their new high-performance
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Given Up for Dead: America's Heroic Stand at Wake Island by Bill Sloan
Given Up for Dead: America's Heroic Stand at Wake Island

A gripping narrative of unprecedented valor and personal courage, here is the story of the first American battle of World War II: the battle for Wake Island. Based on firsthand accounts from long-lost survivors who have emerged to tell about it, this stirring
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In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds
In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War

Winston Churchill was one of the giants of the twentieth century. As Britain's prime minister from 1940 to 1945, he courageously led his nation and the world away from appeasement, into war, and on to triumph over the Axis dictators. His classic six-volume
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Ben Macintyre's World War II Espionage Files: Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre
Ben Macintyre's World War II Espionage Files: Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat

Ben Macintyre's two bestselling accounts of World War II espionage are now available together exclusively as an ebook with an excerpt from the New York Times bestseller, Double Cross. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Agent Zigzag is the
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Saboteurs: The Nazi Raid on America by Michael Dobbs
Saboteurs: The Nazi Raid on America


In 1942, Hitler's Nazi regime trained eight operatives for a mission to infiltrate America and do devastating damage to its infrastructure. It was a plot that proved historically remarkable for two reasons: the surprising extent of its success and the
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The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea - The Forgotten War of the South Pacific by James Campbell
The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea - The Forgotten War of the South Pacific

Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world's largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and
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Fighting for America: Black Soldiers-the Unsung Heroes of World War II by Christopher Moore
Fighting for America: Black Soldiers-the Unsung Heroes of World War II

The African-American contribution to winning World War II has never been celebrated as profoundly as in Fighting for America. In this inspirational and uniquely personal tribute, the essential part played by black servicemen and -women in that cataclysmic
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Recon Scout: Story of World War II by Fred H. Salter
Recon Scout: Story of World War II

HE LIVED ON THE ABYSS OF DEATH
AS A RECON SCOUT IN WORLD WAR II.

From Africa's Sahara Desert, where he met Churchill, to the plains of Tunisia, where he served under Patton, Fred Salter executed daring nightly solo missions, risking his life to gather

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Semper Fi in the Sky: The Marine Air Battles of World War II by Gerald Astor
Semper Fi in the Sky: The Marine Air Battles of World War II

Here, one of America's most popular military historians re-creates, using their own moving and powerful voices, the true stories of the U.S. Marine pilots who flew the Allies to victory in World War II. These riveting accounts recreate conflicts ranging
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And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II by Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee & Evelyn Monahan
And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II

In World War II, 59,000 women voluntarily risked their lives for their country as U.S. Army nurses. When the war began, some of them had so little idea of what to expect that they packed party dresses; but the reality of service quickly caught up with
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What They Didn't Teach You About World War II by Mike Wright
What They Didn't Teach You About World War II

Filled with little known facts about the war, stories of soldiers and their daily lives, anecdotes and stories.
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Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen by Simon Read
Human Game: The True Story of the 'Great Escape' Murders and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen

In March and April of 1944, Gestapo gunmen killed fifty POWs-a brutal act in defiance of international law and the Geneva Conventions. This is the true story of the men who hunted them down.

The mass breakout of seventy-six Allied airmen from the infamous

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Crisis in the Pacific: The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them by Gerald Astor
Crisis in the Pacific: The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them

From the depths of defeat...

On December 8, 1941, one day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese Air Force struck the Philippines in the first blow of a devastating invasion.

With an undersupplied patchwork army at his command, General Douglas

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Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov by Geoffrey Roberts
Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.

A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov

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The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau by Alex Kershaw
The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau

The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe - from the invasion
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Lost Battalions: Going for Broke in the Vosges, Autumn 1944 by Franz Steidl
Lost Battalions: Going for Broke in the Vosges, Autumn 1944

The story of two World War II battalions--one German, one American--each cut off behind enemy lines in the same forest at the same time, and the heroic efforts to save them.
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Islands of Destiny: The Solomons Campaign and the Eclipse of the Rising Sun by John Prados
Islands of Destiny: The Solomons Campaign and the Eclipse of the Rising Sun

The Battle of Midway is traditionally held as the point when Allied forces gained advantage over the Japanese. In Islands of Destiny, acclaimed historian and military intelligence expert John Prados points out that the Japanese forces quickly regained
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa by Tim Brady
Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa

The Dirty Dozen meets Band of Brothers in this true story of how a rusty old New Orleans banana boat staffed with an unlikely crew of international merchant seamen, a gang of inmates from a local jail, and a French harbor pilot spirited out of Morocco
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War without Mercy: PACIFIC WAR by John Dower
War without Mercy: PACIFIC WAR

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST

Now in paperback, War Without Mercy has been hailed by The New York Times as "one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and

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Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings
Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945

From one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences.

World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives—an average

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Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D-Day and the Fall of the Third Reich by David Webster
Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D-Day and the Fall of the Third Reich

David Kenyon Webster's memoir is a clear-eyed, emotionally charged chronicle of youth, camaraderie, and the chaos of war. Relying on his own letters home and recollections he penned just after his discharge, Webster gives a first hand account of life

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A Perfect Hell: The True Story of the Black Devils, the Forefathers of the Special Forces by John Nadler
A Perfect Hell: The True Story of the Black Devils, the Forefathers of the Special Forces

It's 1942 and Hitler's armies stand astride Europe like a colossus. Germany is winning on every front. This is the story of how one of the world's first commando units, put together for the invasion of Norway, helped turn the tide in Italy.

1942. When

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Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment by Stephen E. Ambrose
Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment

Based on privileged access to the president and his private papers, this classic Cold War-era history by bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose gives an inside look at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America's secret operations as general
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Pacific War, 1931-1945 by Saburo Ienaga
Pacific War, 1931-1945

A portrayal of how and why Japan waged war from 1931-1945 and what life was like for the Japanese people in a society engaged in total war.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The Bloody Forest: Battle for the Hurtgen: September 1944-January 1945 by Gerald Astor
The Bloody Forest: Battle for the Hurtgen: September 1944-January 1945

For nearly five months, starting in mid-September 1944, American GIs battled for the Hurtgen Forest, a 50-square mile tract of extremely inhospitable terrain.
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Crusade in Europe by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Crusade in Europe

Dedicated to the Allied Soldier, Sailor and Airman of WWII.
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Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II by Joseph E. Persico
Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II

All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt's Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like
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There's a War to Be Won: The United States Army in World War II by Geoffrey Perret
There's a War to Be Won: The United States Army in World War II

THERE'S A WAR TO BE WON is the landmark story of one of the greatest armies in history, a conscript force of amateur soldiers who had an unparalleled record of combat success. Here -- for the first time in one volume -- is the chronicle of the United States
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War in the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay by Harry Gailey
War in the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

Historian Harry Gailey offers a fresh one-volume treatment of the vast Pacific theater in World War II, examining in detail the performance of Japanese and Allied naval, air, and land forces in every major military operation. The War in the Pacific begins
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The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's Wartime Courage by Clara Kelly
The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's Wartime Courage

"The Flamboya Tree is a fascinating story that will leave the reader informed about a missing piece of the World War II experience, and in awe of one family's survival."
—Elizabeth M. Norman, author of We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American
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Bloody Ridge: The Battle that Saved Guadalcanal by Michael S. Smith
Bloody Ridge: The Battle that Saved Guadalcanal

The Japanese called it the centipede. The northern part of Lunga Ridge, a narrow grass-covered rise that looked like an insect from the air, overlooked a coastal plain. In the center of that plain was Henderson Field, the vital home of the Cactus Air Force
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Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945 by E. M. Flanagan Jr.
Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945

"The two-week battle for Corregidor was complicated by the American's gross underestimation of enemy strength: expecting a few hundred demoralized defenders, they encountered more than 6,000 Japanese soldiers and marines deployed in tunnels and caves,
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Panther Soup: Travels Through Europe in War and Peace by John Gimlette
Panther Soup: Travels Through Europe in War and Peace

Beautifully blending contemporary travel writing and military history, John Gimlette travels across Europe in the footsteps of one of the greatest armies ever assembled: the United States forces of 1944-45. In 2004, John Gimlette set off across Europe
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Lines of Battle: Letters from American Servicemen, 1941-1945 by Annette Tapert
Lines of Battle: Letters from American Servicemen, 1941-1945

Arranged in chronological order, this collection of some 100 letters from soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines offers a very personal view of World War II and a sense of immediacy that is remarkable. The correspondence ranges from a GI's final message,
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August 1944: The Campaign for France by Robert A. Miller
August 1944: The Campaign for France

Robert A. Miller has written an exciting and well-documented account of a month that changed history. It is a true and accurate picture of the war as it was fought - day by day. In the tradition of Cornelius Ryan, this is popular military history at its
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Wars I Have Seen by Gertrude Stein
Wars I Have Seen

Wars I Have Seen is the American writer Gertrude Stein's memoir of her experiences during the Second World War. Gertrude Stein was living in Europe during the time of the war.
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The Supreme Commander by Stephen E. Ambrose
The Supreme Commander

In this classic portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower the soldier, bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose examines the Allied commander's leadership during World War II.

Ambrose brings Eisenhower's experience of the Second World War to life, showing in vivid

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Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize by Sean B. Carroll
Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.

In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer

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We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan by Elizabeth Norman
We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese
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Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare by Stephen Budiansky
Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare

The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March

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Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs
Six Months in 1945: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman - from World War to Cold War

From the author of the best-selling One Minute to Midnight, a riveting account of the pivotal six-month period spanning the end of World War II, the dawn of the nuclear age, and the beginning of the Cold War.

When Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill met

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American Daughter: Discovering My Mother by Elizabeth Kendall
American Daughter: Discovering My Mother

In this beautifully crafted book, Elizabeth Kendall tells the story of a family, of a passionate attachment between a mother and a daughter and the sudden tragedy that tears it apart. American Daughter is also a brilliant portrait of wellborn women's
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The Good Man of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe by John Rabe
The Good Man of Nanking: The Diaries of John Rabe

The Good Man of Nanking is a crucial document for understanding one of World War II's most horrific incidents of genocide, one which the Japanese have steadfastly refused to acknowledge. It is also the moving and awe-inspiring record of one man's conscience,
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A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945 by Vasily Grossman
A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945

When the Germans invaded Russia in 1941, Vasily Grossman became a special correspondent for the Red Star, the Soviet Army's newspaper, and reported from the frontlines of the war. A Writer at War depicts in vivid detail the crushing conditions on the
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The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People by James A. Michener
The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution

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Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II by Wil S. Hylton
Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II

Praised by Robert Kurson, Philipp Meyer, Hampton Sides, Michael Paterniti, and many others

"A powerful story, masterfully told."-GQ
"[A] deeply textured, propulsive new book...a phenomenal writer."-TIME.com
"Marries an almost cinematically well-paced

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Hitler in the Crosshairs: A GI's Story of Courage and Faith by Maurice Possley & John D. Woodbridge
Hitler in the Crosshairs: A GI's Story of Courage and Faith

This is the story of Ira "Teen" Palm, a soldier in World War II, from Mount Vernon, NY, through the European Theater of World War II, to his acquisition of a pistol engraved with Hitler's initials as he stormed Hitler's Munich apartment in a covert operation.
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China's Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight by Gregory Crouch
China's Wings: War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading
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Conversations with Major Dick Winters: Life Lessons from the Commander of the Band of Brothers by Cole C. Kingseed
Conversations with Major Dick Winters: Life Lessons from the Commander of the Band of Brothers

On the hellish battlefields of World War II Europe, Major Dick Winters led his Easy Company-the now-legendary Band of Brothers-from the confusion and chaos of the D-Day invasion to the final capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest.

But Winters's story didn't

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Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General's Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne by Leo Barron
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General's Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne

December 1944. For the besieged American defenders of Bastogne, time was running out...

Hitler's forces had pressed in on the small Belgian town in a desperate offensive designed to push back the Allies, starting the Battle of the Bulge. So far the U.S.

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Bloody Ridge and Beyond: A World War II Marine's Memoir of Edson's Raiders in the Pacific by Marlin Groft & Larry Alexander
Bloody Ridge and Beyond: A World War II Marine's Memoir of Edson's Raiders in the Pacific

By a veteran of Lt. Col. Merritt A. Edson's battalion, and author of the Dick Winters biography Biggest Brother and coauthor of A Higher Call

On the killing ground that was the island of Guadalcanal, a 2,000-yard-long ridge rose from the jungle canopy.

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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Best Book of 2007
One of the Top 10 Best Books of 2007 (Entertainment Weekly)
New York Times Best of the Year Round-Up
New

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Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima by Ron Powers & James Bradley
Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima

In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind
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A Question of Honor: The Kosciuszko Squadron: Forgotten Heroes of World War II by Stanley Cloud & Lynne Olson
A Question of Honor: The Kosciuszko Squadron: Forgotten Heroes of World War II

A Question of Honor is the gripping, little-known story of the refugee Polish pilots who joined the RAF and played an essential role in saving Britain from the Nazis, only to be betrayed by the Allies after the war.

After Poland fell to the Nazis, thousands

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Stanley Cloud &
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The Last Mission: The Secret History of World War II's Final Battle by Jim Smith & Malcolm McConnell
The Last Mission: The Secret History of World War II's Final Battle

A gripping account of the final American bombing mission of World War II and how it prevented a military coup that would have kept Japan in the war.

How close did the Japanese come to not surrendering to Allied forces on August 15, 1945? The Last Mission

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Jim Smith &
Malcolm McConnell
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Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918 World War I and Its Violent Climax by Joseph E. Persico
Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918 World War I and Its Violent Climax

November 11, 1918. The final hours pulsate with tension as every man in the trenches hopes to escape the melancholy distinction of being the last to die in World War I. The Allied generals knew the fighting would end precisely at 11:00 A.M, yet in the
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Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945 by John P. Irwin
Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945

Many narrative accounts of men in combat during World War II have conveyed the horrors and emotions of warfare. However, not many reveal in such an intimate way the struggle of innocent youth to adapt to the primitive code of "kill or be killed," to transform
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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece

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First Into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War by George Weller & Anthony Weller
First Into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War

George Weller was a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter who covered World War II across Europe, Africa, and Asia. At the war's end in September 1945, under General MacArthur's media blackout, correspondents were forbidden to enter both Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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George Weller &
Anthony Weller
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George Marshall: A Biography by Debi Unger & Irwin Unger & Stanley Hirshson
George Marshall: A Biography

A major historical biography of George C. Marshall—the general who ran the U.S. campaign during the Second World War, the Secretary of State who oversaw the successful rebuilding of post-war Europe, and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize—and

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Debi Unger &
Irwin Unger &
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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard "Billy" Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

Billy Williams

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Vicki Croke28 Oct 2014$28.00

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Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta
Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

When Japan launched hostilities against the United States in 1941, argues Eri Hotta,

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You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home by Bryan Bender
You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long

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Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust

This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing
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Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941 by Lynne Olson
Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention

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Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath by John Toland
Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath

Bestselling author and historian John Toland's expertise and skill as a narrator were awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for his sweeping Rising Sun. In Infamy, Toland extends and corrects his account of the events leading up to Japan's attack on Pearl

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No Greater Valor: The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle That Sealed Allied Victory by Jerome R. Corsi PhD
No Greater Valor: The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle That Sealed Allied Victory

Jerome Corsi's newest opus, No Greater Valor, examines the Siege of Bastogne-one of the most heroic victories of WWII-with a focus on the surprising faith of the Americans who fought there.

In December of 1944, an outmanned, outgunned, and surrounded

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Witnesses of War: Children's Lives Under the Nazis by Nicholas Stargardt
Witnesses of War: Children's Lives Under the Nazis

Children were at the center of the Nazi ideology; now we have their history of those years. In this groundbreaking study–based on a wide range of new sources–Nicholas Stargardt details what happened to children of all nationalities and religions
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Behind Hitler's Lines: The True Story of the Only Soldier to Fight for both America and the Soviet Union in World War II by Thomas H. Taylor
Behind Hitler's Lines: The True Story of the Only Soldier to Fight for both America and the Soviet Union in World War II

As the twentieth century closed, the veterans of its defining war passed away at a rate of a thousand per day. Fortunately, D-Day paratrooper Joseph Beyrle met author Thomas H. Taylor in time to record Behind Hitler's Lines, the true story of the first
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer by Bettina Stangneth
Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann—a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently
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Baa Baa Black Sheep by Gregory Boyington
Baa Baa Black Sheep

The true story of the "bad boy" of the Pacific theatre and his famous Black Sheep squadron. The American World War II fighter pilot tells of his daring combat missions, his experiences in Japanese prison camps, and his ten-year struggle against alcoho
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Gregory Boyington27 Oct 2014$7.99

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Pearl Harbor Ghosts: The Legacy of December 7, 1941 by Thurston Clarke
Pearl Harbor Ghosts: The Legacy of December 7, 1941

A landmark book published to rave reviews a decade ago, Pearl Harbor Ghosts has now been updated to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the surprise attack that forever changed the course of history.

Full of gripping drama and vibrant details,
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Thurston Clarke27 Oct 2014$19.00

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Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk: The Turning Point of World War II by Dennis E. Showalter
Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk: The Turning Point of World War II

One of America's most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II—an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red Army against the awesome might
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Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson
Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery–and make history themselves.

For

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The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 by Paul Fussell
The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945

The Boys' Crusade is the great historian Paul Fussell's unflinching and unforgettable account of the American infantryman's experiences in Europe during World War II. Based in part on the author's own experiences, it provides a stirring narrative of
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Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War by Paul Kennedy
Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War

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Paul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today's most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II was won. Engineers of Victory is a fascinating
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Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II by Arthur Herman
Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Remarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United States could pick up the phone and ask the president of General

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Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War by Terry Brighton
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War

In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be
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Battling Buzzards: The Odyssey of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945 by Gerald Astor
Battling Buzzards: The Odyssey of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945

The Few and the Brave

Convinced by 1943 that the assault upon Nazi-held Europe would yield swiftly to elite troops, the U.S. Army created parachute regimental combat teams. Drawing on daring volunteers willing to hurl themselves from airplanes and hit
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The Bridge at Remagen: A Story of World War II by Ken Hechler
The Bridge at Remagen: A Story of World War II

It was a stunning strategic victory of World War II–and one of the most fantastic breaks for the Allies. On March 7, 1945, a small group of American infantrymen, engineers, and tank crews secured the Ludendorff Bridge that crossed the Rhine. The
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Wahoo: The Patrols of America's Most Famous World War II Submarine by Richard O'Kane
Wahoo: The Patrols of America's Most Famous World War II Submarine

The USS Wahoo's performance in sinking Japanese ships in the farthest reaches of the empire is legendary.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors by James D. Hornfischer
Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from James D. Hornfischer's Neptune's Inferno.

"Son, we're going to Hell."

The navigator of the USS Houston confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain

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Adolf Hitler: The Definitive Biography by John Toland
Adolf Hitler: The Definitive Biography

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland's classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose evil affect on the world in the twentieth

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Eisenhower by Geoffrey Perret
Eisenhower

This new, in-depth life of Eisenhower offers fresh perspectives, not only on World War II and the Korean War but also on the Cold War, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, the U-2 crisis and Vietnam.

Geoffrey Perret's Eisenhower gives us, for the

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Defeating Hitler: Whitehall's Secret Report on Why Hitler Lost the War by Paul Winter
Defeating Hitler: Whitehall's Secret Report on Why Hitler Lost the War

Published for the very first time, the top secret report Some Weaknesses in German Strategy and Organisation 1933 - 1945 was prepared by Whitehall's highest intelligence body, the Joint Intelligence Committee, and presented to Britain's Chiefs of Staff
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Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48 by Sharif Gemie & Laure Humbert & Fiona Reid
Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48

The period of the 'long' Second World War (1936-1948) was marked by mass movements of diverse populations: 60 million people either fled or were forced from their homes. This book considers the Spanish Republicans fleeing Franco's Spain in 1939, the French
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WW II Duty, Honor, Country: The Memories of Those Who Were There by Steve Hardwick & Duane E. Hodgin
WW II Duty, Honor, Country: The Memories of Those Who Were There

DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY
The eighty-four men and women who tell their stories exemplify these words. From the home front to the battlefront and from behind the lines, their words speak of loss, pain, fear, loneliness, selflessness, faith and hope. As one

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Fighting with the Commandos: Recollections of Stan Scott, No. 3 Commando by Neil Barber
Fighting with the Commandos: Recollections of Stan Scott, No. 3 Commando

Fighting With The Commandos tells what the Second World War was like for a fighting soldier. After enlisting underage, he was 'found out', joined the Home Guard and then a Young Soldiers Unit (for those too young to serve overseas). He managed to get out
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Neil Barber22 Oct 2014$1.99

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South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds by Alan Rems
South Pacific Cauldron: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds

The war in the South Pacific in its entirety has remained remarkably neglected by historians. This is the first comprehensive narrative history covering all land, sea and air operations in the theater to the end of World War II.

While Guadalcanal is familiar

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The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume IX - The Overrun & Neutral Nations of Europe and Lati by Charles D. Pettibone
The Organization and Order of Battle of Militaries in World War II: Volume IX - The Overrun & Neutral Nations of Europe and Lati

There are numerous Order of Battle books on the market. So what makes this one so special? Why should one decide on this particular book? Most Order of Battle books usually deal only with the division and corps level of a country's army. Most higher commands
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B-17 MEMORIES: From Memphis Belle to Victory by T. Sgt. James Lee Hutchinson Ed. S.
B-17 MEMORIES: From Memphis Belle to Victory

The Memphis Belle, completed 25 missions and became the symbol of Eighth Air Force success in the air war over Europe. Its national tour rallied support and encouraged citizens enduring rationing and sacrifices for victory. Heavy bomber aircrews proved
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Letters from the Attic: Save the Last Dance for Me by Charles Young Jr.
Letters from the Attic: Save the Last Dance for Me

"FASCINATING ... MANY WILL APPRECIATE THE NOSTALGIA AND PERSONAL LOOK INTO THE GREATEST ERA OF OUR AMERICAN HISTORY."

-Dr. Bruce Shields, Professor Emeritus, Yale

This personal history recalls family, love, and young romance beneath the roar of a raging

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The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective by Frank McDonough
The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective

Many major world events have occurred since the last key anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War, and these events have had a dramatic impact on the international stage: 9/11, the Iraq War, climate change and the world economic crisis. This
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Burma 1942: The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay by Alan Warren
Burma 1942: The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay

In December 1941 Japan set out to seize South-East Asia and the western Pacific to complete the building of a self-sufficient empire. The rapid loss of all of Britain's possessions in the Far East was the culmination of a failed attempt to deal with the
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The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals) by R. W. B. Clarke
The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were bewildered by the flood of regulations and decrees.
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R. W. B. Clarke15 Oct 2014$44.95

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"A" Force: The Origins of British Deception in the Second World War by Whitney Bendeck
"A" Force: The Origins of British Deception in the Second World War

June 1940. The Italians declared war on the British. Completely unprepared for war, the British had only 35,000 troops to defend Egypt. Opposing them, the Italian army in Libya numbered at least 215,000; in East Africa, the Italians could muster another
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WHY? Observe and Preserve, A Biography of Evil by Bettye P. Mahan
WHY? Observe and Preserve, A Biography of Evil

The U.S. economy, debt and our survival depend on the strength of the citizens to reclaim the principles and policies outlined by the Founders, not on the strength of government and self-serving party politics as it is performed today. There are flaws
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Panzer Leader by Heinz Guderian
Panzer Leader

Heinz Guderian - master of the Blitzkrieg and father of modern tank warfare - commanded the German XIX Army Corps as it rampaged across Poland in 1939. Personally leading the devastating attack which traversed the Ardennes Forest and broke through French
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Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in WWII by John Teuchert
Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in WWII

Growing Up Through the Eyes as a Marine in Wwii entails the story of John Teuchert who enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of twenty in 1942 and fought in the Second World War. He was among the troops in the operation in Mariana Islands, where he saw
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Invasion! Operation Sea Lion, 1940 by Martin Marix Evans
Invasion! Operation Sea Lion, 1940

This terrifying alternative reality is actually based on historical facts. The book follows the real course of events up to1 September, including the planning in Britain and Germany, and the aerial war. The fictional story then supposes that the Germans

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