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The Second World War
The Second World War
by Antony Beevor
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A masterful and comprehensive new chronicle of World War II, by internationally bestselling historian Antony Beevor. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award... (read more)

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World War II Remembered
World War II Remembered
by Kendal At Hanover Residents Association
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Even as we celebrate the return of our military from wars in the Middle East, we are becoming increasingly aware of the struggles that await veterans on the home front. Red, White, and True offers readers a collection of voices that reflect the... (read more)

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Battle for Okinawa (97 Edition)
Battle for Okinawa (97 Edition)
by Hiromichi Yahara
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Critical acclaim for The Battle for Okinawa "An indispensable account of the fighting and of Okinawa's role in the Japanese defense of the home islands." --The Wall Street Journal "A fascinating, highly intelligent glance behind the Japanese lines... (read more)

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Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II
Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II
by Brendan I Koerner
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An epic saga of hubris , cruelty, and redemption, Now the Hell Will Start tells the remarkable tale of the greatest manhunt of World War II. Herman Perry, besieged by the hardships of the Indo-Burmese jungle and the racism meted out by his white... (read more)

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One of Freedoms Finest Hours Statesmansh
One of Freedoms Finest Hours Statesmansh
by Joseph H Alexander
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World War II is one of those rare events in history whose retelling will forever guide us toward a deeper understanding of freedom and tyranny; honor and infamy; the roles of prudence, folly, and chance in human affairs; and man’s capacity for... (read more)

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No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation Into War
No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation Into War
by David Kaiser
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While Franklin Delano Roosevelts first hundred days may be the most celebrated period of his presidency, the months before the attack on Pearl Harbor proved the most critical. Beginning as early as 1939 when Germany first attacked Poland, Roosevelt... (read more)

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1001 Things Everyone Should Know about WWII
1001 Things Everyone Should Know about WWII
by Frank Vandiver
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For the millions who want to know more about “The Greatest Generation” and the global struggle they fought and won, an essential work of popular reference. World War II was the most complex, geographically extensive, and momentous global... (read more)

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Blood on the Sea: American Destroyers Lost in World War II
Blood on the Sea: American Destroyers Lost in World War II
by Robert Sincl Parkin
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Seventy-one American destroyers went down during World War II, and this meticulously researched book describes the history of each—from launch to the ship's final hours. Through these stories we travel from the stormy North Atlantic to the calm... (read more)

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Origins of Second World War (3RD 08 Edition)
Origins of Second World War (3RD 08 Edition)
by R.j. Overy
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The book explores the reasons why the Second World War broke out in September 1939 and not sooner, and why a European war expanded into world war by 1941. The war has usually been seen simply as Hitler’s war and yet the wider conflict that broke out... (read more)

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The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-Breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II
The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-Breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II
by Nancy Caldwell Sorel
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Heres how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorels portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima... (read more)

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Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II: The First Complete One-Volume History
Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II: The First Complete One-Volume History
by Robert Leckie
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"A first-class popular history of the war, lively, entertaining, and continuously informative."--Publishers Weekly "His ability to recreate the emotions of war makes this monumental work a living history... (read more)

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When Titans Clashed (95 Edition)
When Titans Clashed (95 Edition)
by David M. Glantz
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By the time Pearl Harbor had ripped apart America's peacetime pretensions, the German blitzkrieg had already blasted the Red Army back to the gates of Moscow. Yet, less than four years later, the Soviet hammer and sickle flew above the ruins of Berlin... (read more)

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Unexplained Mysteries of World War II
Unexplained Mysteries of World War II
by William B Breuer
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"As combat veterans and high commanders know, logic is often a stranger in wartime." --William B. Breuer, in The annals of World War II are mined with captivating cases of strange coincidences, ominous premonitions, and baffling mysteries. Now, William... (read more)

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No Time for Fear
No Time for Fear
by Diane Burke Fessler
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No Time for Fear summons the voices of more than 100 women who served as nurses overseas during World War II, letting them tell their story as no one else can. Fessler has meticulously compiled and transcribed more than 200 interviews with American... (read more)

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World War II : New History (09 Edition)
World War II : New History (09 Edition)
by Evan Mawdsley
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This is a magisterial new global history of World War II. Beginning in 1937 with the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War, Evan Mawdsley shows how the origins of World War II lay in a conflict between the old international order and the new and then traces... (read more)

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When We Were One: Stories of World War II
When We Were One: Stories of World War II
by W C Heinz
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W. C. Heinz is one of the great sports writers of the past half-century, but few people know that before he began his sportswriting career he served as a war correspondent for the New York Sun. No less an authority than Stephen E. Ambrose has said of... (read more)

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The New York Times Living History: World War II: The Allied Counteroffensive, 1942-1945 (New York Times Living History)
The New York Times Living History: World War II: The Allied Counteroffensive, 1942-1945 (New York Times Living History)
by Douglas Brinkley
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World War II comes alive through the public records and private accounts of the day We have long relied on historians to sift through the debris of the past and piece together narratives to shape our understanding of events. But it is in the letters... (read more)

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The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II
The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II
by Stephen E Ambrose
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From Americaand#8217;s preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes the definitive telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This authoritative... (read more)

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Infantry Soldier: Holding the Line at the Battle of the Bulge
Infantry Soldier: Holding the Line at the Battle of the Bulge
by George W Neill
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Infantry Soldier describes in harrowing detail the life of the men assigned to infantry rifle platoons during World War II. Few people realize the enormously disproportionate burden the men in these platoons carried: although only 6 percent of the U.S... (read more)

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Days and Memory (01 Edition)
Days and Memory (01 Edition)
by Charlotte Delbo
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In Auschwitz, memory meant life: remembering the humanity extinguished by the death camps and hoping to survive to tell what had been endured. Charlotte Delbo, a non-Jew sent to Auschwitz for being a member of the French resistance movement, recalls the... (read more)

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