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Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II
Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II
by Joseph E. Persico
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All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt’s Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power... (read more)

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Marching Orders: The Untold Story of World War II
Marching Orders: The Untold Story of World War II
by Bruce Lee
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Includes bibliographical references and index.... (read more)

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Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War
Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War
by Paul Fussell
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Winner of both the National Book Award for Arts and Letters and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Paul Fussell's classic The Great War and Modern Memory remains one of the most original and gripping volumes ever written about the... (read more)

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Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War
Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War
by P M H Bell
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The Battle of Britain. Pearl Harbor. Stalingrad. D-Day. These defining events of the Second World War exemplify both the immense heroism and the grievous costs of global conflict. They are the tense, thrilling moments that had the potential to swing the... (read more)

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Visions of Victory : the Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders (05 Edition)
Visions of Victory : the Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders (05 Edition)
by Gerhard L. Weinberg
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Visions of Victory explores the views of eight war leaders of the major powers of World War II - Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo, Chiang Kai-shek, Stalin, Churchill, de Gaulle, and Roosevelt - and compares their visions of the future assuming their side had... (read more)

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The Second World War
The Second World War
by John Keegan
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John Keeganandrsquo;s landmark military history of World War II Praised as andldquo;the best military historian of our generationandrdquo; by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new... (read more)

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Bradley (Great Generals (Hardcover))
Bradley (Great Generals (Hardcover))
by Alan Axelrod
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Dubbed by the World War II press as "The GI General" because of his close identification with his men, Omar Bradley rose to command the U. S. 12th Army Group in the European Campaign. By the spring of 1945, this group contained 1,300,000 men--the largest... (read more)

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The Deceivers: Allied Military Deception in the Second World War
The Deceivers: Allied Military Deception in the Second World War
by Thaddeus Holt
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Secret Codes, ciphers, strategic misdirection, and more: Deception was one of the most powerful weapons utilized by the Allies in World War II. Here are all the amazing tricks and leaked misfortunes—many revealed for the first time&mdash... (read more)

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The Second World War
The Second World War
by Antony Beevor
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"Beevor successfully employs the format of his previous works on WWII (Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942 — 1943) in this comprehensive capstone. His approach presents a kaleidoscope of individual experiences in a context of continuous choices. His... (read more)

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Battle of Wits : the Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II (00 Edition)
Battle of Wits : the Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II (00 Edition)
by Stephen Budiansky
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A million pages of new World War II codebreaking records have been released by the U.S. Army and Navy and the British government over the last five years. Now, andlt;Iandgt;Battle of Witsandlt;/Iandgt; presents the history of the war that these documents... (read more)

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World War II Remembered
World War II Remembered
by Kendal At Hanover Residents Association
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What stands out so clearly in these remembrances of things past is the unmistakable ring of authenticity in every account, a rare quality in the literature of war. Even after 70 years, every recollection remains vivid. Time has done little to dim those... (read more)

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Voices of My Comrades: America's Reserve Officers Remember World War II (World War II: The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension)
Voices of My Comrades: America's Reserve Officers Remember World War II (World War II: The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension)
by Carol Adele Kelly
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Over the course of five years, the Reserve Officers Association of the United States-the nation's oldest such professional military organization-invited its members to write about their experiences in World War II. The response was an impressive... (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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All on Account of You: A True WWII Love Story
All on Account of You: A True WWII Love Story
by Elaine Lud Klonicki
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Angie Courtney is a spirited young woman realizing her dream. She is living in a girls' club in New York, studying fashion design. Bill Luddy, a boy she left behind in her hometown of Altoona, PA, is now stationed on a Navy ship docked on the Hudson Bay.... (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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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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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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