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    Allied Tanks of the Second World War by Michael Green    Conjuring Hitler: How Britain and America Made the Third Reich by Guido Giacomo Preparata    Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler    Posted in Wartime: Letters Home From Abroad by Richard Knott    We Stormed the Reichstag by Vassili Subbotin    Hitler versus Stalin: The Eastern Front 1943 - 1944: Kursk to Bagration by Nik Cornish    Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943 by Nigel Hamilton    Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939-1944 by Stephan Lehnstaedt    Incarceration and Regime Change: European Prisons during and after the Second World War by Christian G. De Vito    Hollywood Enlists! Propaganda Films of World War II by Ralph Donald    Stopping Hitler: An Official Account of How Britain Planned to Defend Itself in the Second World War by Captain Graeme Chamley Wynne    A Bomber Crew Mystery: The Forgotten Heroes of 388th Bombardment Group by David Price    Blood and Fears: How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II by Kevin Wilson    Reporting on Hitler: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press in Nazi Germany by Will Wainewright    Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov by Larry E. Holmes    Vehicle Art of World War Two by John Norris    Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture and Death to Cover World War II by Ray Moseley    Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent by Peter Brune & Neil McDonald    The Last Ring Home: A POW's Lasting Legacy of Courage, Love, and Honor in World War II by Minter Dial    Moonless Night: The Wartime Escape Epic by Jimmy James    Lost at Sea Found at Fukushima: The Story of a Japanese POW by Andy Millar    At the Heart of the Reich: The Secret Diary of Hitler's Army Adjutant by Major Gerhard Engel    Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes    Shot Down: The Secret Diary of One POW's Long March to Freedom by Alex Kerr    From Battle of Britain Airman to PoW Escapee: The Story of Ian Walker RAF by Angela Walker    Accidental Agent: Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance by John Goldsmith    A People's History of the Second World War: Resistance Versus Empire by Donny Gluckstein    Night Duel Over Germany: Bomber Command's Battle Over the Reich During WWII by Peter Jacobs    The Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk II by Phil H. Listemann    Seven Stars in the Window by Allen V. D. Murphy    Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961 by Nicholas Reynolds    Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe by Robert Matzen & Leonard Maltin    The Surrender of Singapore: Three Years of Hell 1942-45 by Stephen Wynn    Who Murdered FDR? by Stephen B. Ubaney    THE TRIPLE SOLDIER: And My Mother by Andrew Faron    The Defence and Fall of Singapore by Brian Farrell    Detours: A Memoir of a Railroad Man by Gail F. Menitzer    Hurricane Pilot: The Wartime Letters of W.O. Harry L. Gill, DRM, 1940-1943 by Brent Wilson & Barbara J. Gill    The Crushing of Army Group North 1944-1945 on the Eastern Front: Images of War Series by Ian Baxter    Winning the Peace: The British in Occupied Germany, 1945-1948 by Christopher Knowles    The House of Memory: Reflections on Youth and War by John Freely    Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud by Keren Chiaroni    What Was World War II? Who Won World War II? What Was the Great Patriotic War? SHORT STORY # 13. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60. by Alla P. Gakuba    The Extreme Right in the French Resistance: Members of the Cagoule and Corvignolles in the Second World War by Valerie Deacon    What Were the Happiest Years of Your Life? Or, What Is Happiness? SHORT STORY #7. Nonfiction series #1- #60. by Alla P. Gakuba    Hitler's Stormtroopers: The SA, The Nazis' Brownshirts, 1922 - 1945 by Jean-Denis Lepage    Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher R. Browning    Anders Lassen VC, MC of the SAS by Mike Langley    Sheldrake: Memories of a World War II Gunner by Major Richard Hughes    The RAF Air-Sea Rescue Service in the Second World War by Norman Franks

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Allied Tanks of the Second World War

Michael Green

Allied Tanks of the Second World War by Michael Green
2017 / 3 / 29
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Conjuring Hitler: How Britain and America Made the Third Reich

Guido Giacomo Preparata

Conjuring Hitler: How Britain and America Made the Third Reich by Guido Giacomo PreparataArgues that Hitler's rise to power was financed and supported by the US and Britain to prevent Germany allying with Russia.
2017 / 3 / 28
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Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman OhlerA fast-paced, highly original history that uncovers the full extent of drug use in Nazi Germany
2017 / 3 / 27
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Posted in Wartime: Letters Home From Abroad

Richard Knott

Posted in Wartime: Letters Home From Abroad by Richard KnottThe Second World War saw many people consigned to long periods of exile, far from home. How did the exiled keep in touch with home? Why were some exiles silent when others wrote frequently and at length? Posted in Wartime explores the nature of such exile and considers what could be written in diaries and letters, given that letters were censored and diaries were, at best, frowned upon. At the book's heart are the stories of three very different exiles: a Liberty Ship captain; a doctor in the Royal Army Medical Corps; and an airman in Iraq and Palestine. Set alongside those are the experiences...
2017 / 3 / 27
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We Stormed the Reichstag

Vassili Subbotin

We Stormed the Reichstag by Vassili SubbotinIn 1941 when Germany invaded the Soviet Union Vassili Subbotin was caught up as an ordinary soldier in the Red Army's great retreat. In 1945, during the final days of the war, as a war correspondent, he went into Berlin with the troops who fought the ferocious final battles in the streets and sealed Germany's defeat. Later he recorded in vivid impressionistic detail the climax of the last act of the campaign and of the entire war in the east - the storming of the Reichstag which came to symbolize of the Soviet victory over the Nazis. His firsthand experience of that final operation - and his...
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Hitler versus Stalin: The Eastern Front 1943 - 1944: Kursk to Bagration

Nik Cornish

Hitler versus Stalin: The Eastern Front 1943 - 1944: Kursk to Bagration by Nik CornishThe third volume in Nik Cornish's photographic history of the Second World War on the Eastern Front records in vivid visual detail the sequence of Red Army offensives that pushed the Wehrmacht back across Russia after the failure of Operation Citadel, the German attack at Kursk. Previously unpublished images show the epic scale of the build-up to the Kursk battle and the enormous cost in terms of lives and material of the battle itself. They also show that the military initiative was now firmly in Soviet hands, for the balance of power on the Eastern Front had shifted and the Germans were on...
2017 / 3 / 26
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Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943

Nigel Hamilton

Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943 by Nigel HamiltonIn the sequel to the National Book Award
2017 / 3 / 25
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Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939-1944

Stephan Lehnstaedt

Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939-1944 by Stephan Lehnstaedt Following their occupation by the Third Reich, Warsaw and Minsk became home to tens of thousands of Germans. In this exhaustive study, Stephan Lehnstaedt provides a nuanced, eye-opening portrait of the lives of these men and women, who constituted a surprisingly diverse population-including everyone from SS officers to civil servants, as well as ethnically German city residents-united in its self-conception as a "master race." Even as they acclimated to the daily routines and tedium of life in the East, many Germans engaged in acts of shocking brutality against Poles, Belarusians, and Jews,...
2017 / 3 / 24
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Incarceration and Regime Change: European Prisons during and after the Second World War

Christian G. De Vito

Incarceration and Regime Change: European Prisons during and after the Second World War by Christian G. De Vito Political instability is nearly always accompanied by fuller prisons, and this was particularly true during the "long" Second World War, when military mobilization, social disorder, wrenching political changes, and shifting national boundaries swelled the ranks of the imprisoned and broadened the carceral reach of the state. This volume brings together theoretically sophisticated, empirically rich studies of key transitional moments that transformed the scope and nature of European prisons during and after the war. It depicts the complex interactions of both penal and administrative institutions...
2017 / 3 / 24
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Hollywood Enlists! Propaganda Films of World War II

Ralph Donald

Hollywood Enlists! Propaganda Films of World War II by Ralph DonaldThis book explores how the Hollywood studios used sophisticated strategies of propaganda to ideologically unite the country during WWII. Through such films as Casablanca, They Were Expendable, and others, the studios appealed to the public
2017 / 3 / 23
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Stopping Hitler: An Official Account of How Britain Planned to Defend Itself in the Second World War

Captain Graeme Chamley Wynne

Stopping Hitler: An Official Account of How Britain Planned to Defend Itself in the Second World War by Captain Graeme Chamley Wynne
2017 / 3 / 23
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A Bomber Crew Mystery: The Forgotten Heroes of 388th Bombardment Group

David Price

A Bomber Crew Mystery: The Forgotten Heroes of 388th Bombardment Group by David PriceAfter having discovered a discarded trophy in an Edinburgh antiques shop, author David Price endeavored to uncover the stories of the men whose names had been engraved upon it. Praised as 'Outstanding Crew of the Month', the members of 388th Bombardment Group set out on their very first mission on D-Day. This baptism of fire heralded the start of an illustrious career; in the period between August-September 1944, they took part in over 30 missions. And yet the details of their endeavors have largely been forgotten. Having become disconnected from its previous owners and therefore its history,...
2017 / 3 / 23
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Blood and Fears: How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II

Kevin Wilson

Blood and Fears: How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War II by Kevin Wilson

The heroic, dramatic, and sometimes tragic history of how the US 8th Air Force changed the course of World War II.

The US 8th Air Force came of age in 1944. With a fresh commander, it was ready to demonstrate its true power: from Operation Argument in February
2017 / 3 / 22
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Reporting on Hitler: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press in Nazi Germany

Will Wainewright

Reporting on Hitler: Rothay Reynolds and the British Press in Nazi Germany by Will Wainewright

Allegedly the only man capable of holding the Führer's intense gaze, Rothay Reynolds was a leading foreign correspondent between the wars and ran the Daily Mail's bureau in Berlin throughout the 1920s and 1930s. The enigmatic former clergyman was one of the first journalists to interview Adolf Hitler, meeting the future Führer days before the Munich Putsch.

While the awful realities of the Third Reich were becoming apparent on the ground in Germany, in Britain the Daily Mail continued to support the Nazi regime. Reynolds's time as a foreign correspondent in Nazi Germany provides some startling...

2017 / 3 / 22
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Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov

Larry E. Holmes

Stalin's World War II Evacuations: Triumph and Troubles in Kirov by Larry E. HolmesIn the face of the German onslaught in World War II, the Soviets succeeded, as Molotov later recalled, “in relocating to the rear virtually an entire industrial country.” It was an official declared “one of the greatest feats of the war.” Focusing on the Kirov region, this book offers a different and considerably more nuanced picture of the evacuations than the typical triumphal narrative found in Soviet history. In its depiction of the complexities of the displacement and relocation of populations, Stalin
2017 / 3 / 21
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Vehicle Art of World War Two

John Norris

Vehicle Art of World War Two by John Norris
2017 / 3 / 20
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Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture and Death to Cover World War II

Ray Moseley

Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture and Death to Cover World War II by Ray MoseleyLuminary journalists Ed Murrow, Martha Gellhorn, Walter Cronkite, and Clare Hollingworth were among the young reporters who chronicled World War II's daily horrors and triumphs for Western readers. In this fascinating book, Ray Moseley, himself a former foreign correspondent who encountered a number of these journalists in the course of his long career, mines the correspondents' writings to relate, in an exhilarating parallel narrative, the events across every theater-Europe, Pearl Harbor, North Africa, and Japan-as well as the lives of the courageous journalists who doggedly followed the action...
2017 / 3 / 19
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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

Peter Brune & Neil McDonald

Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent by Peter Brune & Neil McDonaldChester Wilmot (1911–1954) was a renowned Australian war correspondent, broadcaster, journalist and writer. Covering the first triumphant North African battles of Bardia, Tobruk and Derna, the heartbreaking disaster of the Greek Campaign, the epic struggle along the famed Kokoda Track, the momentous amphibious invasion at Normandy and the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany, his voice stood above all others during BBC and ABC broadcasts throughout WWII. Following the war he continued reporting and broadcasting, and published The Struggle for Europe, his classic account of the Normandy invasion and...
2017 / 3 / 18
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The Last Ring Home: A POW's Lasting Legacy of Courage, Love, and Honor in World War II

Minter Dial

The Last Ring Home: A POW's Lasting Legacy of Courage, Love, and Honor in World War II by Minter Dial

Traveling forty thousand miles and inspiring love and despair in equal measure, Lt. Minter Dial's lost Annapolis ring altered the lives of many-not just those who gazed upon its blue stone.

The spellbinding account of one man's obsession with a family mystery-and the product of decades of research and inquiries-The Last Ring Home explores author Minter Dial's pursuit of the true story of his namesake, his late grandfather Lt. Minter Dial, USN, a celebrated war hero whose suffering and trauma nearly buried his memory forever.

A prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippines after the fall of Bataan...

2017 / 3 / 17
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Moonless Night: The Wartime Escape Epic

Jimmy James

Moonless Night: The Wartime Escape Epic by Jimmy James
2017 / 3 / 17
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Lost at Sea Found at Fukushima: The Story of a Japanese POW

Andy Millar

Lost at Sea Found at Fukushima: The Story of a Japanese POW by Andy MillarOn a calm, tropical afternoon in the South Atlantic Ocean in April 1942, a British tramp steamer, the SS Willesden, was shelled, torpedoed and sunk by a German raider, the KMS Thor. The Willesden was carrying 47 officers and crew, and a cargo of vital war supplies destined for Britain's 8th Army in North Africa. Five of Willesden's crew were killed in the attack. Among the survivors was Second Mate David Millar, who - along with his crewmen - was rescued by the Germans and interned on a succession of prison ships, before being handed over to the Japanese. Badly wounded, David spent the rest...
2017 / 3 / 15
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At the Heart of the Reich: The Secret Diary of Hitler's Army Adjutant

Major Gerhard Engel

At the Heart of the Reich: The Secret Diary of Hitler's Army Adjutant by Major Gerhard Engel
2017 / 3 / 14
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Why? Explaining the Holocaust

Peter Hayes

Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes

A bold new exploration that answers the most commonly asked questions about the Holocaust.

Despite the outpouring of books, movies, museums, memorials, and courses devoted to the Holocaust, a coherent explanation of why such ghastly carnage erupted from the heart of civilized Europe in the twentieth century still seems elusive even seventy years later. Numerous theories have sprouted in an attempt to console ourselves and to point the blame in emotionally satisfying directions

2017 / 3 / 12
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Shot Down: The Secret Diary of One POW's Long March to Freedom

Alex Kerr

Shot Down: The Secret Diary of One POW's Long March to Freedom by Alex Kerr
2017 / 3 / 12
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From Battle of Britain Airman to PoW Escapee: The Story of Ian Walker RAF

Angela Walker

From Battle of Britain Airman to PoW Escapee: The Story of Ian Walker RAF by Angela WalkerThis is the Second World War story of a champion cyclist turned airman who lived to tell the tale against almost impossible odds. A New Zealander in the RAF, Ian Walker took part in the Battle of Britain before transferring to Bomber Command and surviving three plane crashes in his Wellington bomber. The last of these saw him crash land in enemy territory, where he was eventually captured and taken prisoner. Confined within the claustrophobic walls of a POW camp, he hatched a plot with a fellow inmate to escape. This they achieved, almost miraculously, in broad daylight. Living on basic rations,...
2017 / 3 / 12
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Accidental Agent: Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance

John Goldsmith

Accidental Agent: Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance by John Goldsmith
2017 / 3 / 11
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A People's History of the Second World War: Resistance Versus Empire

Donny Gluckstein

A People's History of the Second World War: Resistance Versus Empire by Donny GlucksteinFascinating history of the Second World War as fought 'from below' by anti-fascist militias, who worked both with and against the allied powers.
2017 / 3 / 10
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Night Duel Over Germany: Bomber Command's Battle Over the Reich During WWII

Peter Jacobs

Night Duel Over Germany: Bomber Command's Battle Over the Reich During WWII by Peter JacobsBomber Command's night offensive against Nazi Germany, which lasted for nearly six years, was one of Britain's major contributions to the Allied effort during the Second World War. But the decision to conduct its main operations at night only came about following heavy losses by day, when its prewar medium bombers had been found lacking in modern air warfare. The Luftwaffe, too, had its early problems. Initially without a dedicated night fighter, it was ill-equipped to defend the Reich, and so the stage was set for what would become one of the most critical strategic encounters of the war. Things...
2017 / 3 / 9
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The Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk II

Phil H. Listemann

The Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk II by Phil H. Listemann
2017 / 3 / 8
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Seven Stars in the Window

Allen V. D. Murphy

Seven Stars in the Window by Allen V. D. Murphy
2017 / 3 / 8
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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

Nicholas Reynolds

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961 by Nicholas Reynolds

A "riviting"* international cloak-and-dagger epic ranging from the Spanish Civil War to the liberation of Western Europe, wartime China, the Red Scare of Cold War America, and the Cuban Revolution, here is the stunning untold story of a literary icon's dangerous secret life -- including his role as a Soviet agent code-named "Argo" -- that fueled his art and his undoing

In 2010, while he was the historian at the esteemed CIA Museum, Nicholas Reynolds, a longtime American intelligence officer, former U.S. Marine colonel, and Oxford-trained historian, began to uncover clues suggesting Nobel Prize-winning...

2017 / 3 / 7
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Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe

Robert Matzen & Leonard Maltin

Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe by Robert Matzen & Leonard MaltinIn March 1941, Jimmy Stewart, America's boy next door and recent Academy Award winner, left fame and fortune behind and joined the United States Army Air Corps to fulfill his family mission and serve his country. He rose from private to colonel and participated in 20 often-brutal World War II combat missions over Germany and France. In mere months the war took away his boyish looks as he faced near-death experiences and the loss of men under his command. The war finally won, he returned home with millions of other veterans to face an uncertain future, suffering what we now know as PTSD. Younger...
2017 / 3 / 7
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The Surrender of Singapore: Three Years of Hell 1942-45

Stephen Wynn

The Surrender of Singapore: Three Years of Hell 1942-45 by Stephen Wynn
2017 / 3 / 7
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Who Murdered FDR?

Stephen B. Ubaney

Who Murdered FDR? by Stephen B. UbaneyIt's time to revisit 1945 and the final days World War II in a way that no one else ever has. Grab your thinking cap and join author Steve Ubaney in volume II of his five volume "Who Murdered?" book series, where he probes every part of FDR's mysterious death. We have been told all the lies for decades, now it's time to answer some very pointed questions.

Why did Eleanor Roosevelt suddenly, 12 years after FDR's death, hire a private investigator to probe his doctor's treatment methods? Why were all of FDR's medical records stolen from a locked filing cabinet at Bethesda Naval Hospital, which...

2017 / 3 / 7
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THE TRIPLE SOLDIER: And My Mother

Andrew Faron

THE TRIPLE SOLDIER: And My Mother by Andrew Faron

A tumultuous story with the invasion of Poland on 1st September 1939 by Nazi Germany; A Polish soldier, Franciszek endures the total humiliation of a paradox and bizarre situations being forced to fight for three different countries in three different uniforms, Polish, German and British in WWII. Being trapped in the war games beyond comprehension, his tormented, shattered mind is screaming and hanging on the verge of insanity. In the madness and absurdity of his fate in the war, wondering who the enemy is, becomes challenging to the very core of his soul. As the ‘Cold War

2017 / 3 / 6
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The Defence and Fall of Singapore

Brian Farrell

The Defence and Fall of Singapore by Brian FarrellShortly after midnight on 8 December 1941, two divisions of crack troops of the Imperial Japanese Army began a seaborne invasion of southern Thailand and northern Malaya. Their assault developed into a full-blown advance towards Singapore, the main defensive position of the British Empire in the Far East. The defending British, Indian, Australian and Malayan forces were outmanoeuvred on the ground, overwhelmed in the air and scattered on the sea. By the end of January 1942, British Empire forces were driven back onto the island of Singapore Itself, cut off from further outside help. When the...
2017 / 3 / 6
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Detours: A Memoir of a Railroad Man

Gail F. Menitzer

Detours: A Memoir of a Railroad Man by Gail F. Menitzer

Learn about Gail F. Meintzer's philosophies from lessons learned the hard way, as he took the long road less traveled on the iron highway.

Travel with Gail F. Meintzer as he journeys with the railroad system from Deerfield, Illinois to Milwaukee, Wisconsin across the plains to Seattle, Washington before he heads to Des Moines, Minneapolis, and the Windy City. Then one more destination, as he finally settles in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

As a clerk-typist, he made a name for himself in the Field Artillery at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, placing second in the Oklahoma City Times Bowling tournament, and then...

2017 / 3 / 4
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Hurricane Pilot: The Wartime Letters of W.O. Harry L. Gill, DRM, 1940-1943

Brent Wilson & Barbara J. Gill

Hurricane Pilot: The Wartime Letters of W.O. Harry L. Gill, DRM, 1940-1943 by Brent Wilson & Barbara J. GillHarry L. Gill, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 at the age of 18. During his short but adventure-filled career, he flew a Hurricane fighter bomber over France, England, and India and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. In 1943 his airplane was shot down over Burma and he died in the crash. Hurricane Pilot captures the perspective of a young man in the middle of a war in Europe and Asia. Drawing extensively on Gill's correspondence with his parents and his siblings, this very personal account of war shows how Gill was transformed from a small-town...
2017 / 3 / 3
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The Crushing of Army Group North 1944-1945 on the Eastern Front: Images of War Series

Ian Baxter

The Crushing of Army Group North 1944-1945 on the Eastern Front: Images of War Series by Ian BaxterThe Crushing of Army Group North 1944-45 on the Eastern Front tells the story in words and images of the last bitter months fought on Russian soil and the battle of the Baltic States that ensued. Drawing on rare and unpublished photos it reveals in detail how remnants of Army Group North were driven back to the borders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In the battles that followed, the retreating German Panzer and infantry divisions were encircled and annihilated. With the remnants were pushed back into East Prussia, and then fought to the death in the last few small pockets of land surrounding...
2017 / 3 / 3
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Winning the Peace: The British in Occupied Germany, 1945-1948

Christopher Knowles

Winning the Peace: The British in Occupied Germany, 1945-1948 by Christopher KnowlesBy adopting a unique biographical approach, this book examines the aims and intentions of twelve important and influential individuals who worked for the British Military Government in occupied Germany during the first three years after the end of the Second World War. British policy was distinctive, and the British zone was the largest and economically most important of all four zones. Although the three Western Allies all ended in the same place with the creation of an independent Federal Republic of (West) Germany in 1949, they took different paths to get there. The role of the British has...
2017 / 3 / 3
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The House of Memory: Reflections on Youth and War

John Freely

The House of Memory: Reflections on Youth and War by John FreelyAn engaging, funny, and tender memoir from a man of ninety years: of growing up poor in a Brooklyn and Ireland that now exist only in memory, and of serving in the China/Burma/India theater during World War II as a member of an elite U.S. Navy commando unit

John Freely's voice is still astonishingly youthful, full of wonder, humor, and gratitude, as he remembers his fully lived life. Born in Brooklyn to Irish immigrants, he went to Ireland with his mother when he was five, where he spent his young childhood on his grandfather's farm. Western Ireland was impoverished by the times, but rich in...

2017 / 2 / 28
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Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud

Keren Chiaroni

Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire: The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud by Keren Chiaroni

This book introduces an English-speaking public to the life of Madeleine Riffaud - one of the last living leaders of the French Resistance. It considers the nature of the rebel hero in France's founding historical narratives (revolution, insurrection, resistance) while asking what contributions such a hero might make to debates on national identity today.

Through a series of narrative close-ups, the book offers perspectives on major chapters in nineteenth- and twentieth-century French history through the eyes of activists who experienced them: the Revolution of July 1830 and the 1851 insurrection...

2017 / 2 / 28
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What Was World War II? Who Won World War II? What Was the Great Patriotic War? SHORT STORY # 13. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

Alla P. Gakuba

What Was World War II? Who Won World War II? What Was the Great Patriotic War? SHORT STORY # 13. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60. by Alla P. Gakuba

Adolf Hitler

2017 / 2 / 24
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The Extreme Right in the French Resistance: Members of the Cagoule and Corvignolles in the Second World War

Valerie Deacon

The Extreme Right in the French Resistance: Members of the Cagoule and Corvignolles in the Second World War by Valerie Deacon

In the aftermath of World War II, historical accounts and public commentaries enshrined the French Resistance as an apolitical, unified movement committed to upholding human rights, equality, and republican values during the dark period of German occupation. Valerie Deacon complicates that conventional view by uncovering extreme-right participants in the Resistance, specifically those who engaged in conspiratorial, anti-republican, and quasi-fascist activities in the 1930s, but later devoted themselves to freeing the country from Nazi control.

The political campaigns of the 1930s-against communism,...

2017 / 2 / 23
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What Were the Happiest Years of Your Life? Or, What Is Happiness? SHORT STORY #7. Nonfiction series #1- #60.

Alla P. Gakuba

What Were the Happiest Years of Your Life? Or, What Is Happiness? SHORT STORY #7. Nonfiction series #1- #60. by Alla P. Gakuba

Life is full of surprises, both big and small unexpected stressful events. They are occurring many times a day and every day. These events challenge people

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Hitler's Stormtroopers: The SA, The Nazis' Brownshirts, 1922 - 1945

Jean-Denis Lepage

Hitler's Stormtroopers: The SA, The Nazis' Brownshirts, 1922 - 1945 by Jean-Denis Lepage
2017 / 2 / 22
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Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

Christopher R. Browning

Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher R. Browning

Christopher R. Browning

2017 / 2 / 21
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Anders Lassen VC, MC of the SAS

Mike Langley

Anders Lassen VC, MC of the SAS by Mike Langley
2017 / 2 / 19
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Sheldrake: Memories of a World War II Gunner

Major Richard Hughes

Sheldrake: Memories of a World War II Gunner by Major Richard Hughes
2017 / 2 / 19
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The RAF Air-Sea Rescue Service in the Second World War

Norman Franks

The RAF Air-Sea Rescue Service in the Second World War by Norman FranksWhen the Second World War began in 1939 it was thought that it would be fought along the same lines as the First World War, with the Allied air forces operating from both Britain and France. With the fall of Britain's Northern European Allies in May 1940, all that changed. From then onwards, RAF aircraft operating over enemy and enemy-held territory necessitated flights across both the North Sea and the English Channel. This meant that aircrew in difficulties would be forced to come down in both of these bodies of water. Therefore it was essential that some form of rescue service be made available...
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