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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
by Adam Makos
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December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this, their first mission. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt... (read more)

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The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe, 1940-1945
The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe, 1940-1945
by Richard Overy.
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The ultimate history of the Allied bombing campaigns in World War II Technology shapes the nature of all wars, and the Second World War hinged on a most unpredictable weapon: the bomb. Day and night, Britain and the United States unleashed massive... (read more)

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Hell Above Earth: The Incredible True Story of an American WWII Bomber Commander and the Copilot Ordered to Kill Him
Hell Above Earth: The Incredible True Story of an American WWII Bomber Commander and the Copilot Ordered to Kill Him
by Stephen Frater
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“After the twists and turns in Goering's many missions, Frater finishes with a stunning revelation . . . the author delivers an exciting read full of little-known facts about the war. A WWII thrill ride.” ―Kirkus Reviews   The U.S.... (read more)

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War Against Luftwaffe 1943-1944 (11 Edition)
War Against Luftwaffe 1943-1944 (11 Edition)
by L. Keeney
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The "Lost Histories of World War II" series is a fascinating, photo-filled collection of never-before-seen, recently de-classified accounts of important episodes in World War II chronicles. The War Against the Luftwaffe 1943-1944 is the first book in... (read more)

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Masters of the Air: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany
Masters of the Air: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany
by Donald L Miller
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The riveting history of the American Eighth Air Force in World War Two, the story of the young men who flew the bombers that helped bring Nazi Germany to its knees, brilliantly told by historian Donald Miller and soon to be a major HBO series.andlt... (read more)

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Higher Call: an Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-torn Skies of World War II (14 Edition)
Higher Call: an Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-torn Skies of World War II (14 Edition)
by Adam Makos
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December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this, their first mission. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt... (read more)

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Diary of a Bomb Aimer: Flying with 12 Squadron in World War II
Diary of a Bomb Aimer: Flying with 12 Squadron in World War II
by Campbell Muirhead
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Campbell Muirhead kept a meticulous diary of his wartime RAF service from the day that he set forth to train as a pilot in Canada and the USA in 1942 to the end of his wartime service with 12 Squadron Bomber Command. He was unable to pass the flying... (read more)

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In the Skies of Europe: Air Forces Allied to the Luftwaffe 1939-1945
In the Skies of Europe: Air Forces Allied to the Luftwaffe 1939-1945
by Hans W Neulen
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During the Second World War the air forces and pilots of the countries allied to Germany played a greater role than hitherto conceded by historians. In this book, Hans Werner Neulen has gathered an enormous amount of information on the air forces of... (read more)

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Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine
Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine
by Barrett Tillman
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November 1943—May 1945—The U.S. Army Air Forces waged an unprecedentedly dogged and violent campaign against Hitlers vital oil production and industrial plants on the Third Reichs southern flank. Flying from southern Italy, far from the... (read more)

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Fighting Hitler's Jets: The Extraordinary Story of the American Airmen Who Beat the Luftwaffe and Defeated Nazi Germany
Fighting Hitler's Jets: The Extraordinary Story of the American Airmen Who Beat the Luftwaffe and Defeated Nazi Germany
by Robert F. Dorr
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Adolf Hitler attended an event without precedent on Friday, November 26, 1943 — a demonstration at Insterburg, Germany of wunderwaffen (wonder weapons) including the legendary Messerschmitt Me 262 "Schwalbe" and other jet and rocket... (read more)

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The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain
The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain
by Alex Kershaw
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From the acclaimed author of "The Bedford Boys" and "The Longest Winter" comes the never-before-told story of the American pilots--idealists, adventurers, romantics--who joined the RAF before America entered the war in order to fight Hitler and save... (read more)

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Mission Accomplished: The Engaging Memoir of a Czech Fighter Pilot Flying for Britain in World War Two
Mission Accomplished: The Engaging Memoir of a Czech Fighter Pilot Flying for Britain in World War Two
by Frank Mares
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Appalled at the German occupation of his homeland in 1939, Frank Mares determined to assist his country in their battle for freedom in the only way he could - as a fighter pilot. Unable to do so from Czechoslovakia he began his mission, navigating his... (read more)

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Warlords Volume 1 the 4TH 20TH & 55TH Fighte
Warlords Volume 1 the 4TH 20TH & 55TH Fighte
by Barry Money
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This is the first in a new series of books which will illustrate, in color, every U.S. Eighth Air Force fighter aircraft of World War II for which photographic evidence can be found. Not just the machines of the well-known aces, which is by now a very... (read more)

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Unsung Heroes of the Royal Canadian Air Force (Amazing Stories Series)
Unsung Heroes of the Royal Canadian Air Force (Amazing Stories Series)
by Cynthia J Faryon
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Unsung Heroes of the Royal Canadian Air Force- Incredible Tales of Courage and Daring During World War II "That he was a hero is merely incidental to the fact that he died in pain - that he was robbed of life - and that he is lost to his generation... (read more)

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Mynarski's Lanc
Mynarski's Lanc
by Bette Page
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The fascinating stories of two Canadian Lancaster bombers -- KB726 and FM213 -- and their crew. Andrew Mynarski earned his Victoria Cross in KB726, now known as the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster.... (read more)

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To Hell & Back: Further Experiences of Bomber Command's War
To Hell & Back: Further Experiences of Bomber Command's War
by Mel Rolfe
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Twenty dramatic but true stories from World War II. Some of them defy believe, like the RAF bomber who was blown out of his plane over Warsaw without a parachute and returned in 1989 for the unveiling of a memorial on the crash site. Others defy logic... (read more)

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The Night Blitz: 1940-1941
The Night Blitz: 1940-1941
by John Ray
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Second World War historian John Ray assesses the strategies, weapons, and defense tactics employed throughout the Night Blitz.... (read more)

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Big Week: Six Days That Changed the Course of World War II
Big Week: Six Days That Changed the Course of World War II
by Bill Yenne
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In just six days, the United States Strategic Air Forces changed the course of military offense in World War II. During those six days, they launched the largest bombing campaign of the war, dropping roughly ten thousand tons of bombs in a rain of... (read more)

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Last Enemy (98 Edition)
Last Enemy (98 Edition)
by Richard Hillary
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One of the classic works of World War II.--London Review of... (read more)

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Emotional Gauntlet From Life in Peacetime America To the War in European Skies
Emotional Gauntlet From Life in Peacetime America To the War in European Skies
by Stuart J Wright
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Skillfully researched and written to describe the terror and comaraderie of a US bomber crews operational tour in WWII.... (read more)

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