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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...

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Published: Aug 2008

Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from...

Stephen E. Ambrose

In this riveting account, historian Stephen Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller D-Day. Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble, brutal, and tragic war, from the high command down to the ordin...

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Published: Jan 1998

Currahee!: A Screaming Eagle at Norma...

Donald R. Burgett

Seven days in hellIn June 1944, the Allies launched a massive amphibious invasion against Nazi-held France. But under the cover of darkness, a new breed of fighting man leapt from airplanes through a bullet-stitched, tracer-lit sky to...

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Published: Sep 2000

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...

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Published: Apr 2003

With Wings Like Eagles: The Untold St...

Michael Korda

In the summer of 1940, fewer than three thousand young fighter pilots of the Royal Air Force stood between Hitler and the victory that seemed almost within his grasp. In this superb history of three epic months that saved the world,...

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Published: Jan 2010

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

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...

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Published: May 2006

The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of ...

Cornelius Ryan

THE CLASSIC ACCOUNT OF THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDYThe Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory an...

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Published: Jan 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 ...

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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...

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Published: Feb 2011

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...

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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...

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Published: Aug 2006

The Freedom Line: The Brave Men and W...

Peter Eisner

The Freedom Line unfolds a surprising history of World War II, telling the gripping story of the men and women who risked their lives to save Allied airmen trapped behind enemy lines.When twenty-year-old American pilot Robert Grimes w...

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Published: Jun 2005

The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and...

Michael R. Beschloss

A New York Times bestseller, The Conquerors reveals how Franklin Roosevelt's and Harry Truman's private struggles with their aides and Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin affected the unfolding of the Holocaust and the fate of vanquis...

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Published: Oct 2003

Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945: The Deci...

Stephen E. Ambrose

In a narrative of steady fascination, Ambrose describes the political and military consequences behind General Dwight Eisenhower's decision to halt at the Elbe River and leave Berlin to the Red Army in the final months of World War II...

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Published: May 2000

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily ...

Rick Atkinson

"A triumph of narrative history, elegantly written, thick with unforgettable description and rooted in the sight and sounds of battle."—The New York TimesIn An Army at Dawn—winner of the Pulitzer Prize—Rick Atkinson pr...

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Published: Sep 2008

An Album of Memories: Personal Histor...

Tom Brokaw

"I cannot go anywhere in America without people wanting to share their wartime experiences....The stories and the lessons have emerged from long-forgotten letters home, from reunions of old buddies and outfits, from unpublished d...

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Published: Apr 2002

The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic M...

James Campbell

A harrowing portrait of a largely forgotten campaign that pushed one battalion to the limits of human suffering.Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division's "Ghost Mountain Boys" were assigned the most grueling...

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Published: Sep 2008

Death Traps: The Survival of an Ameri...

Belton Y. Cooper

“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.”—STEPHE...

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Published: Apr 2003

Medic!: How I Fought World War II wit...

Robert "Doc Joe" Franklin

Lt. Gen. George S. Patton remarked that the "45th Infantry Division is one of the best, if not the best division that the American army has ever produced." Such praise, however, came at a steep price, for the 45th saw some o...

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Published: Oct 2008

The Duel: The Eighty-Day Struggle

John Lukacs

This is a day-by-day account of the eighty-day struggle in 1940 between Hitler—poised on the edge of absolute victory—and Churchill—threatened by imminent invasion and defeat.

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Published: Mar 2001

Church of Spies: The Pope's Secret Wa...

Mark Riebling

Pius the Twelfth has long been vilified as "Hitler's Pope," but a key part of the story has remained untold. Pope Pius ran the world's largest church and oldest spy service. Under his leadership the Vatican spy ring actively...

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Published: Nov 2016

Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944

Stephen E. Ambrose

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day, the tur...

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Published: Nov 1988

Day of Infamy: Sixtieth-Anniversary E...

Walter Lord

A sixtieth anniversary of the classic documentary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor describes the events of the surprise Japanese campaign, its impact on American history, and people's reaction to it, based on eyewitness ...

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Published: May 2001

The Wild Blue : The Men and Boys Who ...

Stephen E. Ambrose

Stephen Ambrose is the acknowledged dean of the historians of World War II in Europe. In three highly acclaimed, bestselling volumes, he has told the story of the bravery, steadfastness, and ingenuity of the ordinary young men, the ci...

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Published: May 2002

The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mi...

Elizabeth Letts

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II In the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battl...

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Published: May 2017

The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the Br...

Jennet Conant

When Roald Dahl, a dashing young wounded RAF pilot, took up his post at the British Embassy in Washington in 1942, his assignment was to use his good looks, wit, and considerable charm to gain access to the most powerful figures in Am...

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Published: Sep 2009

And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army ...

Evelyn M. Monahan

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 quick...

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Published: Nov 2004

The VICTORS : Eisenhower and His Boys...

Stephen E. Ambrose

A TRUE CELEBRATION OF HEROISM AND BRAVERYFrom America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes a brilliant telling of World War II in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945....

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Published: Oct 1999

Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 18...

Martin Blumenson

This magnificent biography by the world's foremost expert on the life of George S. Patton portrays the many faces of the general with uncompromising insight: the gruff, demanding public front known (and feared) by millions; the sensit...

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Published: Nov 1994
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