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The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon
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mpn: Illustrations, maps, ean: 9780306814402, isbn: 0306814404,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
The epic story of the vastly outnumbered platoon that stopped Germany's leading assault in the Ardennes forest and prevented Hitler's most fearsome tanks from overtaking American positionsOn the morning of December 16, 1944, eighteen men of the Intel...
Pacific War Diary, 1942-1945: The Secret Diary of an American Sailor
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780618400805, isbn: 9780618400805,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Throughout the World War II campaign in the Pacific, an ordinary seaman defied navy regulations by surreptitiously compiling a diary on scraps of paper. One of the most extraordinary personal documents to emerge from the war, James J. Fahey's diary p...
Legions of Rome: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9781250004710, isbn: 1250004713,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force, by an award-winning historianIn this landmark publication, Stephen Dando-Collins does what no other author has ever attempted to do: provide a complete hist...
The Very Best Men
ean: 9780684810256, isbn: 0684810255,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 230 reviews
Tells the story of the CIA from the end of World War II to Vietnam through the careers of four extraordinary men who ran covert operations and whose fall from favor had enormous consequences for Cold War policy. 30,000 first printing....
Best Little Stories: Voices of the Civil War: Nearly 100 True Stories
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781492614449, isbn: 1492614440,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The Civil War You Never Knew...Behind the conflict that divided a nation and forever changed its citizens are the riveting tales of the men and women who made an impact in the Civil War, both on and off the battlefield. Drawn from the writings of sol...
The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
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ean: 9780544483873, isbn: 0544483871,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
“A touching and absorbing portrait of one of the forgotten heroes of World War II . . . A. J. Baime has given us a memorable portrait not just of an industry going to war but of a remarkable figure who helped to make victory possible.”—Wall Str...
German Battlecruisers of World War One: Their Design, Construction and Operations
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781591141914, isbn: 1591141915,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
This is the most comprehensive, English-language study of the German Imperial Navy's battlecruisers that served in the First World War. Known as Panzerkreuzer, literally "armored cruiser," the eight ships of the class were to be involved in several e...
Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice
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ean: 9780804176606, isbn: 0804176604,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy’s most famous aviator ...
The Best Chicken Thief in All of Europe: A Jewish-American soldier's World War II survival story
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ean: 9781540777621, isbn: 1540777626,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 163 reviews
Ed was a Jewish-American soldier who served in the 399th Infantry Regiment of the 100th Division in Europe during World War II. From the end of 1944 through 1945, the division fought valiantly to expel the Germans from France. Ed recalls the battle i...
Armored Champion: The Top Tanks of World War II
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mpn: 9780811714372, ean: 9780811714372, isbn: 0811714373,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Armor expert Zaloga enters the battle over the best tanks of World War II with this heavy-caliber blast of a book armed with more than forty years of research.Provocative but fact-based rankings of the tanks that fought the Second World WarBreaks the...
Veterans: Stories from America's Best
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ean: 9781947309227, isbn: 1947309226,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Veterans: Stories From America's Best captures the voices of the men and women sent to war in far-off lands during America's wars of the last century. Many kept their experiences, whether brutal, humane, or comedic, under tight wraps. Pete Mecca has ...
Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War
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mpn: 9781250092489, ean: 9781250092489, isbn: 1250092485,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the mistake. Critically recounting the steps th...
Company Grade: Memoir of an Angry Skipper
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781555717827, isbn: 1555717829,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
From an early age Henry "Rocky" Colavita dreamed of becoming an Army officer. And a policeman. He eventually did both. His engaging, often funny memoir covers the author's 20 year career in the U.S. Army, including multiple tours in Vietnam, and his ...
Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor
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mpn: 9780525955054, ean: 9780525955054, isbn: 0525955054,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe only comprehensive, firsthand account of the fourteen-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Lutt...
The Best War Ever: America and World War II (The American Moment)
By Johns Hopkins University Press
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ean: 9781421416670, isbn: 1421416670,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Was World War II really such a "good war"? Popular memory insists that it was, in fact, "the best war ever." After all, we knew who the enemy was, and we understood what we were fighting for. The war was good for the economy. It was liberating for wo...
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