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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
by Laura Hillenbrand
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book... (read more)

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Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific
Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific
by Robert Leckie
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On April 9, 1942, thousands of U.S. soldiers surrendered as the Philippines island of Luzon fell to the Japanese. But a few hundred Americans placed their faith in their own hands and headed for the jungles. One of them was twenty-three-year-old Clay... (read more)

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The First World War
The First World War
by John Keegan
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The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth century as mechanized warfare and mass death. It also... (read more)

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Flights of Passage: Recollections of a World War II Aviator
Flights of Passage: Recollections of a World War II Aviator
by Samuel Hynes
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Samuel Hynes served as a consultant on "The War", directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, and appears on camera in several episodes. "The War" is a seven-part, 14-hour documentary series that debuts on PBS on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Sam... (read more)

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Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan
Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan
by David Sears
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Pacific Air tells the exhilarating, inspiring story of a generation of young naval aviators who, despite initial disastrous defeats, would ultimately vanquish a superior Japanese air force and fleet in the Pacific. From the dual perspectives of dauntless... (read more)

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Lavochkin's Piston-Engined Fighters (Red Star)
Lavochkin's Piston-Engined Fighters (Red Star)
by Yefim Gordon
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The tenth title in the successful Red Star series.... (read more)

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Illustrated Directory of Fighting Aircra
Illustrated Directory of Fighting Aircra
by Bill Gunston
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Informative and accurate guide to Axis and allied aircraft of all types. 160 colour, 470 b/w illus.... (read more)

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F6F Hellcat Vs A6m Zero-Sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44 (Duel)
F6F Hellcat Vs A6m Zero-Sen: Pacific Theater 1943-44 (Duel)
by Edward M. Young
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Edward Young is a retired financial executive with degrees in Political Science from Harvard University and the University of Washington. During his career he held assignments in New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong. He has written a number of books and... (read more)

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Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship
Intrepid Aviators: The American Flyers Who Sank Japan's Greatest Battleship
by Gregory G Fletcher
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On the morning of October 24, 1944, in the Sibuyan Sea amidst the Philippine Islands, VT-18, a close-knit squadron of six young American torpedo bomber pilots, departed the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid on a search and destroy mission. Their target: the... (read more)

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Reform and Market Democracy
Reform and Market Democracy
by George Macesich
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For Eastern European and other countries, market democracy offers an organizing principle for reform, a model on which to base movement toward a market economy. Macesich stresses the importance of such an organizing principle, asserting that without it... (read more)

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Profiles of Flight - Vought F4 Corsair: Carrier and Land-Based Fighter
Profiles of Flight - Vought F4 Corsair: Carrier and Land-Based Fighter
by Dave Windle
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The Vought F4U was the best carrier based fighter of WW2. 12,571 aircraft were built and downed 2,140 enemy aircraft for the loss of only 189 Corsairs. It was developed early in 1938 for the US Navy. The designer, Tex Beisel, worked on the principle of... (read more)

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The Last Mission: The Secret Story of World War II's Final Battle
The Last Mission: The Secret Story of World War II's Final Battle
by Jim Smith
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A gripping account of the final American bombing mission of World War II and how it prevented a military coup that would have kept Japan in the war. How close did the Japanese come to not surrendering to Allied forces on August 15, 1945? The Last Mission... (read more)

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Aircraft of the Aces: Legends of the Skies
Aircraft of the Aces: Legends of the Skies
by Tony Holmes
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Following the enormous success of ' Aircraft of the Aces: Legends of World War 2', this book celebrates the achievements of some of the world's most remarkable Aces. Thirty full-colour paintings from Osprey's best selling Aircraft of the Aces series have... (read more)

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Shot to Hell: The Stories and Photos of Ravaged WWII Warbirds
Shot to Hell: The Stories and Photos of Ravaged WWII Warbirds
by Cory Graff
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The stories and photos of ravaged WWII warbirds.... (read more)

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The Fight for the Skies: Allied Fighter Aircraft in Europe and North Africa, 1939-1945
The Fight for the Skies: Allied Fighter Aircraft in Europe and North Africa, 1939-1945
by Roger A Freeman
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The fighter pilot's glamorous image disguised the fact many WWII airmen never saw an enemy plane -- and those who did had a high casualty rate. Success often depended on position, surprise, and technical advantage. Using a large selection of rare... (read more)

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Osprey Combat Aircraft #39: B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Pacific War
Osprey Combat Aircraft #39: B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Pacific War
by Martin Bowman
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The B-17 saw combat in the Pacific from the moment a formation of these bombers arrived at Pearl Harbor during the midst of the 7 December 1941 Japanese attack. By the end of World War II (1939-1945), SB-17 rescue craft were saving combat crews in the... (read more)

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Aircraft of the Aces #85: KI-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2
Aircraft of the Aces #85: KI-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2
by Hiroshi Ichimura
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Dubbed the 'Oscar' by the Allies, the Ki-43 Hayabusa was the most prolific Japanese fighter of World War II. Produced in great numbers, it initially proved superior to most US and British fighter types, due to its excellent maneuverability. The light... (read more)

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US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II (General Aviation)
US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II (General Aviation)
by Barrett Tillman
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Barrett Tillman is the world's most prolific US naval aviation author, having published over two-dozen titles on the World War 2 period alone. He has written numerous books for Osprey in recent years including the much acclaimed Aircraft of the Aces 10... (read more)

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The Unknown Battle of Midway: The Destruction of the American Torpedo Squadrons (Yale Library of Military History)
The Unknown Battle of Midway: The Destruction of the American Torpedo Squadrons (Yale Library of Military History)
by Alvin Kernan
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The Battle of Midway is considered the greatest U.S. naval victory, but behind the luster is the devastation of the American torpedo squadrons. Of the 51 planes sent to attack Japanese carriers only 7 returned, and of the 127 aircrew only 29 survived... (read more)

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Flying American Combat Aircraft of World War II: 1939-1945 (Stackpole Military History)
Flying American Combat Aircraft of World War II: 1939-1945 (Stackpole Military History)
by Robin Higham
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Find out what it was like to fly some of the all-time classic aircraft of World War II, including the P-51 Mustang, B-17 Flying Fortress, P-47 Thunderbolt, P-38 Lightning, P-40 Kittyhawk, and many more! Riveting, first-person accounts that put the reader... (read more)

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