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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • US Carrier Warby Kev Darling

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 13.99

    This book covers all aspects of the operations made by US aircraft carriers, from their introduction into service during WW1 to the continuing conflicts in the Middle East. America's part in WW1 saw the deployment of US Navy aircraft operating from coastal bases - mainly Curtiss flying boats. In the immediate postwar period the first aircraft carriers... more...

  • The GI's Warby Edwin P. Hoyt

    Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 18.99

    Based on oral testimony from field soldiers, both new recruits and veterans, The GI's War puts the reader on the frontlines and captures in unsparing detail the confusion, monotony, terror and glory of going to war. more...

  • The Women Who Wrote the Warby Nancy Caldwell Sorel

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    Here’s how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorel’s portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington; Austin, Texas; and Sioux City, Iowa; from San Francisco and all points east. They left comfortable... more...

  • Witness to Nurembergby Richard W. Sonnenfeldt

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    In Witness to Nuremberg , the chief interpreter for the American prosecution at the Nuremberg trials after World War II offers his insights into dealing directly with Hermann Goering, a leading member of the Nazi Party, as well as the story of his own colorful, eventful life before and after the trials. At age twenty-two, Richard Sonnenfeldt was... more...

  • Tarawaby Robert Sherrod

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    In the summer of 1943, at the height of World War II, battles were exploding all throughout the Pacific theater. In mid-November of that year, the United States waged a bloody campaign on Betio Island in the Tarawa Atoll, the most heavily fortified Japanese territory in the entire Pacific. They were fighting to wrest control of the island to stage... more...

  • Zigzagby Nicholas Booth

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    The most remarkable double agent of World War II, Eddie Chapman was witty, handsome, and charming. Too bad he was also a con man, womanizer, and safe-cracker. To the British, though, he was known as ZigZag, one of MI5’s most valuable agents. To the AbwehrGerman military intelligencehe was known as Fritzchen (Little Fritz), and was believed to be... more...

  • Long Way Back to the River Kwaiby Loet Velmans

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    Loet Velmans was seventeen when the Germans invaded Holland. He and his family fled to London on the Dutch Coast Guard cutter Seaman’s Hope and then sailed to the Dutch East Indiesnow Indonesiawhere he joined the Dutch army. In March 1942, the Japanese invaded the archipelago and made prisoners of the Dutch soldiers. For the next three and a half... more...

  • Hap Arnoldby Bill Yenne

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 29.99

    General Henry Harley Hap” Arnold is widely considered the father of the United States Air Force. But his long list of accomplishments doesn’t begin or end there. He was also the first and only five-star general of the US Air Force; one of the first US military aviators; the first American to carry air mail; and the architect of the war-winning air... more...

  • My Longest Nightby Genevieve Duboscq

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    "So direct and unaffected that the mot juste is 'amateur' in the original sense of the one who embarks on a project motivated by love and conviction rather than for gain.”Los Angeles Times Fifty years have passed since the Normandy landing that began the liberation of France from Nazi occupation. This touching eyewitness account, told from the perspective... more...

  • If the Allies Had Fallenby Harold C. Deutsch; Dennis E. Showalter; William R. Forstchen

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    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 landings, historians suggest what might have been” if key events in World War II had gone differently.... more...