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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of ...

Erik Larson

#1 NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER - The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz--an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprec...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2020

The War: An Intimate History, 1941-19...

Geoffrey C. Ward

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced - and helped to win - the most devastating war in history, in which between 50 and 60 ...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

The Coldest Winter

David Halberstam

David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book for the Vietnam War. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivalled research and formidable journalistic skills to shed light...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley

The story of the Battle of Iwo Jima is told through the lives of six young men pictured in the famous news photo of the raising of the American flag on Mt. Suribachi. Hailing from different parts of the United States, these young men ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2006

Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Führer...

James Longo

A stunning work of narrative history revealing how and why Adolf Hitler targeted the children of the assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, making the Archduke's sons the first two Austrians deported to the Dachau concentration camp, ...

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Published: Dec 2019

Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man a...

Ben Macintyre

One April morning in 1943, a sardine fisherman spotted the corpse of a British soldier floating in the sea off the coast of Spain and set in train a course of events that would change the course of the Second World War. Operation Minc...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2010

The Guns at Last Light: The War in We...

Rick Atkinson

The eagerly awaited final volume in Pulitzer Prize-winner Rick Atkinson's New York Times bestselling Liberation Trilogy.It is the twentieth century's unrivaled epic: at a staggering price, the United States and its allies liberated Eu...

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Published: May 2013

Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of ...

Robert Kurson

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–...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2005

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the A...

Liza Mundy

An instant national bestseller hailed as "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times), Code Girls is Liza Mundy's award-winning account of the American women who secretly served as U.S. Army and Navy codebreaker...

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Published: Oct 2018

Few, The: The American 'Knights of th...

Alex Kershaw

It was the summer of 1940, and World War II had been raging for nearly a year. Buoyed by his successes on the Continent, Hitler was now planning an invasion of England to seal Europe's fate.Though the United States was still a neutral...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2006

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Es...

Ben Macintyre

Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem f...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2008

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

Antony Beevor

Unabridged CDs • 14 CDs, 18 hours The definitive account of the Normandy invasion by the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story o...

Robert J. Mrazek

In the tradition of Band of Brothers, this is the untold story of a squadron of navy pilots whose heroism was decisive in America's victory in the Pacific.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2008

Citizens of London: The Americans Who...

Lynne Olson

From the acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men comes a major new World War II history that describes the developments of America's crucial wartime alliance with England that became so decisive in defeating Hitler.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2010

Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan,...

Barrett Tillman

The first book to fully cover the air war against Japan, Whirlwind examines the human drama of the most important strategic bombing campaign in history.

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2010

In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS...

Doug Stanton

Many survivors of the attack believe that McVay was innocent...and they have organized campaigns to have his record cleared. This has been supported by vote of Congress, but the Navy itself remains adamant. Perhaps Stanton's vivid acc...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2001

The Battle For History: Re-fighting W...

John Keegan

With the same erudition, discernment, and crisp prose that made his A History of Warfare an international bestseller, Keegan surveys the literature of World War II, identifying the works he finds most important and illuminating while ...

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Published: Jan 1996

SIEGE: MALTA 1940-1943 (Pen & Sword M...

Ernle Bradford

Situated halfway between Europe and Africa, Malta played a central role in the battles for the mastery of North Africa. The island was the vital supply base for British and Imperial troops in the to-and-fro desert campaigns against fi...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2003

Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man a...

Ben Macintyre

2011 Broadway trade paperback, Ben Macintyre (A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal). In 1943, from a windowless basement office in London, two brilliant intelligence officers conceived a plan that was both simple and...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2011

Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Por...

Jon Meacham

The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history's towering leadersFranklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of "the Greatest Generation." In Franklin ...

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Published: Oct 2004

Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied E...

Lynne Olson

A groundbreaking account of how Britain became the base of operations for the exiled leaders of Europe in their desperate struggle to reclaim their continent from Hitler, from the New York Times bestselling author of Citizens of Londo...

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Published: Feb 2018

Iwo Jima: World War II Veterans Remem...

Larry Smith

The men who fought and survived the deadliest battle of the Pacific come to life in this powerful oral history.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2008

Biggest Brother: The Life Of Major Di...

Larry Alexander

Complemented by never-before-seen photographs and insights by family, friends, and fellow veterans, this inspirational chronicle pays tribute to the war-time accomplishments of Major Richard D. Winters, the skillful leader of the Band...

Paperback
Published: May 2006

The Demon Under the Microscope: From ...

Thomas Hager

Fast-paced, suspenseful, and utterly satisfying, The Demon Under the Microscope is a sweeping history of the discovery of the first antibiotic and its dramatic effect on the world of medicine and beyond.The Nazis discovered it. The Al...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2006

The Brigade: An Epic Story of Vengean...

Howard Blum

In the final weeks of World War II, his Majesty's Jewish Brigade--the only such unit in the war--went into combat against the mighty Wehrmacht. 'The Brigade' is a personal drama of three remarkable men who set out to fight a war, and ...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2002

Americans in Paris: Life and Death Un...

Charles Glass

An unforgettable portrait of the diverse American community in Paris during the occupation. From the spring of 1940 to liberation in the summer of 1944, Americans in Paris recounts tales of adventure, intrigue, passion, deceit, and s...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2011

Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at G...

James D. Hornfischer

With The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts, James D. Hornfischer created essential and enduring narratives about America's World War II Navy, works of unique immediacy distinguished by rich portraits of ordinary men...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2011

My Tank Is Fight!: Deranged Invention...

Zack Parsons

My Tank Is Fight!' contains a humorous and exciting examination of twenty real inventions from World War II that never saw the light of day. Each entry includes full technical details, a complete development history, in-depth analysis...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2001

Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of W...

Hampton Sides

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous...

Paperback
Published: May 2002

Operatives, Spies, And Saboteurs: The...

Patrick K. O'Donnell

The battles of World War II were won not only by the soldiers on the front lines, and not only by the generals and admirals, but also by the shadow warriors whose work is captured for the first time in Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2006
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