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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 • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a... (read more)

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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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Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor
Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor
by James M. Scott
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In December 1941, as American forces tallied the dead at Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt gathered with his senior military counselors to plan an ambitious counterstrike against Tokyo. The top-secret bombing mission, led by daredevil Lieutenant... (read more)

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Devil at My Heels: A Heroic Olympian's Astonishing Story of Survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
Devil at My Heels: A Heroic Olympian's Astonishing Story of Survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
by Louis Zamperini
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A youthful troublemaker, a world-class NCAA miler, a 1936 Olympian, a WWII bombardier: Louis Zamperini had a fuller life than most. But on May 27, 1943, it all changed in an instant when his B-24 crashed into the Pacific Ocean, leaving Louis and two... (read more)

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Production Line to Frontline #03: Lockheed P-38 Lightning
Production Line to Frontline #03: Lockheed P-38 Lightning
by Michael Oleary
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The innovative P-38 was produced in response to the need for a long range and high altitude fighter to escort the B-17 bomber fleet. A history of the plane from design to frontline use, this book includes archival photographs and production notes.... (read more)

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Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific
Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific
by Eric M Bergerud
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In the first two years of the Pacific War of World War II, air forces from Japan, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand engaged in a ruthless struggle for superiority in the skies over the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. Despite operating under... (read more)

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Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II
Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II
by Wil S Hylton
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From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy. In the fall of 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the Pacific islands of Palau, leaving a... (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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Two Flights to Victory: From the Doolittle Raid to the Enola Gay
Two Flights to Victory: From the Doolittle Raid to the Enola Gay
by David G Styles
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The story of the Doolittle Raid and Hiroshima—two air attacks that changed the world, with new interviews with Doolittle Raid veterans Using extensive research and previously unpublished information, this is an account of events... (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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Unknown Battle of Midway (05 Edition)
Unknown Battle of Midway (05 Edition)
by Alvin B. Kernan
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A story of avoidable mistakes and flawed planning, this narrative reveals the enormous failures that led to the destruction of four torpedo squadrons but were omitted from official naval reports.... (read more)

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Air Combat Legends Volume 1 Supermarine Spit
Air Combat Legends Volume 1 Supermarine Spit
by David Donald
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When the United States entered WWII it was ill prepared to meet the threat posed by Axis air forces equipped with modern fighting aircraft. That all changed as the American war machine rapidly geared up for the conflict and US aerospace companies rushed... (read more)

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War in Pacific Skies
War in Pacific Skies
by Charlie Cooper
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Covers the most famous air engagements in WWII's Pacific Theater of Operation in an exquisite and beautiful fusion of art and history. Paintings of acclaimed aviation artist Jack Fellows are supplemented by color maps, previously unpublished photographs,... (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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Black Sheep: The Life of Pappy Boyington (Library of Naval Biography)
Black Sheep: The Life of Pappy Boyington (Library of Naval Biography)
by John F Wukovits
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This biography details the turbulent life of Gregory Boyington, who became the top Marine ace of the Pacific. It details his turbulent early life, which included abusive parents and frequent moves, his early military career, his service with the Flying... (read more)

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Axis Aircraft of World War II
Axis Aircraft of World War II
by David Mondey
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This colorful and compact volume provides a useful guide to the aircraft manufactured by the Axis countries of WWII, including Messerschmitt AG, Kawasaki, and Fiat.... (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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The Mighty Eighth in WWII: A Memoir
The Mighty Eighth in WWII: A Memoir
by J Kemp Mclaughlin
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J. Kemp McLaughlin piloted the mission command plane on the second raid against Schweinfurt, the largest air raid in history, which resulted in the destruction of seventy percent of German ball bearing production capability. "Mac" also participated in... (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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